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Long CV 2016 patti

  1. 1. CURRICULUM VITAE Patricia R. Long, PhD 804 Nicholson Cove Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723 PattiLong@SharedVisionConsult.com PattiRLong@Gmail.com 828-508-2256 I am seeking a position where I can use my extensive experience designing and managing juvenile justice, child welfare and education sector projects along with research and expertise in educational psychology and adult education to improve the lives of others. My previous work, resulting in strengthening system accountability and significantly reducing juvenile recidivism in almost one-third of North Carolina and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, prepared me for working with varied populations and organizations to improve outcomes for at risk populations. In addition, my training and education in qualitative research methods, collaborative process, multi-agency coordination and results based accountability principles make me uniquely suited to the creation, management and/or evaluation of system improvement initiatives. Professional Experience Juvenile Justice, Child Welfare, and System Reform Projects Shared Vision Consulting, LLC 2010 to Present President and Owner I provide overall leadership and coordination of system improvement projects. I consult in and facilitate collaborative approaches to system reform; write, manage and evaluate grant applications and funded projects; and train and supervise my own and other agency staff to support said projects. Projects include: 1. Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Integrated Child Welfare Model • Provided subject area expertise in the development of a data driven, integrated multi-system platform for addressing child protective services within the EBCI. • Assisted in the creation of Tribal codes and processes to ensure a family centered approach to child protection including training of personnel in a multi-agency team. • Co-wrote the Title IV Planning grant (two-year, $300,000 grant) which resulted in the EBCI successfully gaining Federal approval of their Title IV application based on this model. 2. Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) Integrated Juvenile Services Model and Database Development and Implementation (resulted in 30% reduction in Juvenile recidivism) • Collaborated with Tribal leadership and agencies to identify gaps in services and design a family care continuum specific to Tribal needs. • Wrote and attained two federal grants to support the project. • Created with a team the data-driven model that integrated Tribal behavioral health, court and social services and provided consistent reporting to assure system accountability in a results based accountability framework. • Trained staff from partnering agencies on team work and integrated services along with data- driven decision making. • Managed all aspects of this project working closely with the Tribal Court system, Attorney General’s office, and other Tribal leadership including presentations to Tribal Leadership and
  2. 2. Long 2 subcommittees as well as federal partners in meetings and national conventions; publicizing achievements and progress through public presentations; addressing conflict and breakdowns in and among agencies; working with state and federal entities to support Tribal initiatives; monitoring, tracking and reporting on status and progress; and final evaluation of the project. 3. Evergreen Foundation of NC • Supported area providers in creating high quality, fundable grant applications. • Evaluated proposed initiatives and made recommendations for funding these community projects to the Evergreen Foundation board. • Established partnerships with other funders to collaboratively support large, system improvement projects in the community. 4. 30th Judicial District Sexual Abuse Prevention Study • Researched and made recommendations on the processes for addressing sexual abuse in the seven counties of the 30th judicial district. 5. Be the Difference Multi-County School Initiative to address School Violence • Facilitated planning meetings with multiple agencies to include public schools; tribal schools; behavioral health providers, 30th Judicial district Juvenile Justice and courts; and other community agencies Meridian Behavioral Health Services 2005 - 2010 Manager, Grant Funded Juvenile Justice Projects I designed and managed initiatives to address the needs of youth involved in the judicial system in North Carolina. 1. Juvenile Justice Treatment Continuum (JJTC) (four-year project which grew to 27 NC counties) • Worked with state and district juvenile justice leadership to identify partners and negotiate agreements to partner in a joint effort to reduce recidivism and improve services for court involved youth. • Wrote for and obtained NC state grant funding for the JJTC initiative. • At a district level, led the joint planning among judges, agency administrators, juvenile justice administrators to initiate the JJTC model in their local districts and adjust for tracking and reporting on shared data to monitor performance indicators. • Trained and monitored behavioral health, restorative justice and juvenile justice agency staff across 27 counties in the JJTC model. • Managed and supervised all aspects of the grant project including reporting and evaluation, staff, expenditures, expansion and sustainability planning. • Presented progress and outcomes at state and national conferences and meetings. 2. Dream a Better Dream Initiative • Managed a 31-county initiative to create agreements between state child serving agencies and private providers of mental health to provide seamless, accessible services for the rural western counties of NC. • Led community wide meetings in each of seven judicial districts to create agreements and support collaborative problem solving for gaps in services in these areas. • Led design of an electronic database of available services state-wide for youth that ranked providers and provided real time information about placement availability.
  3. 3. Long 3 • Supervised a staff of five in identifying and addressing gaps in services through collaboration and facilitation in each of the participating communities. • Did all financial and progress reporting and monitoring for the NC grant that supported the project. Educational Administration and Instruction Southwestern Community College, (SCC) Sylva, NC 2016 – Present Part-time Adjunct Instructor • Teaching two classes per semester to include expository writing, professional writing, and critical thinking skills in both on-line and face to face formats. Southwestern Community College, Sylva, NC 1995 - 2005 Director, Concurrent Enrollment Program and Collegiate Connections Program, 2000-2005 As Director of Concurrent Enrollment, I was responsible for creating and supervising programming at the community college in partnership with public schools to increase the college going rate and decrease the dropout rate in the three county catchment area of SCC. My duties included: • Promoting, organizing and administering three SCC programs to include Accelerated College Education (ACE), Diploma Plus, and Dual Enrollment. • Collaborating with high schools and home school organizations to identify courses that would serve their particular populations. • Designing courses of study to result in a two-year Associate’s Degree upon graduation of high school in college transfer or other programs of study while meeting high school graduation requirements. • Supervising ten instructors for the concurrent enrollment program to include on-line, face to face, and televised classes. • Advising all concurrent enrollment students. • Keeping abreast of changes in state or national policies concerning colleges as well as public, private and home school high school students to assure any offerings we made were consistant with current and future policies. • Working on teams and committees with public schools, SCC programs, and other community entities to address the needs of local youths including chairing the Systems of Care grant project for western North Carolina. • Managing, coordinating, and reporting for the Tech Prep Grant awarded to SCC, three county public schools systems (eight high schools), and the tribal high school. • Teaching at least four community college classes per year in a traditional, teleconference or on-line classroom to both adult and high school age students. Courses included expository writing, creative writing, professional writing, oral communication, British literature, American literature, and other literature courses. • Writing for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Early College grant for SCC which was awarded shortly after I left to join Meridian Behavioral Health Services. Prior SCC positions 1995 - 2000: ITV Coordinator • Coordinated with the seven area high schools in the SCC service area to offer students community college classes on the high school campuses face to face or via an interactive television system. • Advised any high schools students involved in community college courses.
  4. 4. Long 4 • Designed and initiated two new programs: ACE and Diploma Plus. The ACE program put students in a series of classes to earn as many hours as possible in college coursework that simultaneously earned high school credit while the Diploma Plus program removed students from the high school for half the school day and placed them on the college campus for classes. These programs specifically targeted youth at risk of dropout to bring them into the college environment. Adjunct Instructor • Taught remedial English and Reading classes • Taught college transfer level courses in writing and literature. Grant Writing 2015 - Administration of Children and Families IVE Planning Grant in partnership with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for the development of Tribal child protective services. 2013 - Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Tribal Juvenile Accountability Grant in partnership with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for the creation of electronic juvenile records system. 2010, 2012 - Evergreen Foundation of Western North Carolina (2) for creation of a curriculum for the integrated juvenile justice model used in Western NC counties and a needs study for a sexual abuse intervention network in the 30th Judicial District and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. 2010 - Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Tribal Youth Program in partnership with Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for creation of a Tribal integrated juvenile services and behavioral health program. 2005, 2010 - NC Governors Crime Commission (2) for implementing and then expanding a juvenile justice integrated model of services through 27 NC counties. 2005 - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Early College Initiative for the implementation of an Early College program for Southwestern Community College. Education and Training PhD in Educational Psychology and Research, specializing in collaboration and system reform, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. May, 2016. Research experience in narrative inquiry, participatory action and other qualitative research approaches. Certified Trainer of Results Based Accountability Processes, Fiscal Policies Study Institute. 2014. Fellow, Center for Juvenile Justice Reform, Georgetown University. 2011. MA in English, Western Carolina University. December, 1995. BA in English, minor in Spanish, UNC-Charlotte. May, 1993. Publications
  5. 5. Long 5 Long, P. (2016). Living alongside: A narrative inquiry into the impact of Reflective Practice training in real life. Unpublished dissertation. University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Paulus, T., Stewart, H., Reece, A., & Long, P. (2009). Positioning theory as analytic tool for understanding intersubjective meaning-making. In Proceedings of the 9th international conference on Computer supported collaborative learning-Volume 2 (pp. 51-53). International Society of the Learning Sciences. Presentations 2016 (Pending) Indian Nations Conference, Palm Springs, CA - Data Driven System Accountability: How EBCI is Using Data Monitoring to Provide Safety, Justice and Healing to Tribal Families Action Research Network of the Americas Conference, Knoxville, TN – Impact of Reflective Practice Training 2014 Administration of Children and Families Conference, Washington, DC - Tribal Court and Child Welfare Innovation: Building a Tribal Child Welfare System through a Tribal Lens Georgetown Institutes Conference, Washington, DC - A Multi-Agency, Integrated Approach to Serving Children and Families in Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare 2012 National American Indian Court Judges Association, Minneapolis, MN – Preventing and Intervening in Delinquency through Integration and Coordination of Court Supervision with Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Conference, New Orleans, LA - Preventing and Intervening in Delinquency through Integration and Coordination of Court Supervision with Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services 2011 Association of American Indian Physicians Conference, Portland, OR - Preventing and Intervening in Delinquency through Integration and Coordination of Court Supervision with Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services 2010 European College Teaching & Learning Conference, Dublin, Ireland - Linking Theory and Practice: Students and Professors as Co-constructors of Knowledge 2009 Coalition for Juvenile Justice, Unlocking the Future of Juvenile Justice, Washington, DC - North Carolina Juvenile Justice Treatment Continuum: A Strength-Based, Integrated Service Platform for Juvenile Justice, Mental Health and Restorative Justice Richmond County Juvenile Crime Prevention Symposium, Rockingham, NC - Juvenile Justice Treatment Continuum: How to “Do It”
  6. 6. Long 6 NC Juvenile Justice Services Association Conference, Carolina Beach, NC - Juvenile Justice Treatment Continuum: How to “Do It” Youth Transition Forum, Black Mountain, NC – Juvenile Justice Treatment Continuum: Serving Court Involved Youth in the Community NC Legislative Study Commission on Children and Youth, Raleigh, NC – Juvenile Justice Treatment Continuum 2008 NC Community Programs Conference, Pinehurst, NC - JJTC: Joining with Youth and Families in Equality, Respect, and Belief in the Potential to Change NC Association of District Court Judges Conference, Wrightsville Beach, NC – Juvenile Justice Treatment Continuum 2007 NC Juvenile Justice Services Association Conference, Carolina Beach, NC – Juvenile Justice Treatment Continuum: An Integrated Continuum of Care for Court Involved Youth 2006 NC Governors Crime Commission, Raleigh, NC - Dream a Better Dream: Collaboration Across Counties to Improve Services for Youth 2005 Rural Mental Health Symposium, Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Building Bridges: Improving Access to Services for Court-Referred Youth in Rural North Carolina 2002 GearUP National Conference, Washington, DC - Productive Partnerships Between Public Schools and Community Colleges 2001 NISOD – Creating Productive Partnerships Between Public Schools and Community Colleges: A Concurrent Enrollment Program Distance Learning Alliance – Using DL Technology to Create Productive Partnerships Between Public Schools and Community Colleges Other presentations: Distance Learning Alliance – 1998, 1999, 2000 English Teachers Association - 1998 South Atlantic Modern Language Association – 1998
  7. 7. Long 6 NC Juvenile Justice Services Association Conference, Carolina Beach, NC - Juvenile Justice Treatment Continuum: How to “Do It” Youth Transition Forum, Black Mountain, NC – Juvenile Justice Treatment Continuum: Serving Court Involved Youth in the Community NC Legislative Study Commission on Children and Youth, Raleigh, NC – Juvenile Justice Treatment Continuum 2008 NC Community Programs Conference, Pinehurst, NC - JJTC: Joining with Youth and Families in Equality, Respect, and Belief in the Potential to Change NC Association of District Court Judges Conference, Wrightsville Beach, NC – Juvenile Justice Treatment Continuum 2007 NC Juvenile Justice Services Association Conference, Carolina Beach, NC – Juvenile Justice Treatment Continuum: An Integrated Continuum of Care for Court Involved Youth 2006 NC Governors Crime Commission, Raleigh, NC - Dream a Better Dream: Collaboration Across Counties to Improve Services for Youth 2005 Rural Mental Health Symposium, Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Building Bridges: Improving Access to Services for Court-Referred Youth in Rural North Carolina 2002 GearUP National Conference, Washington, DC - Productive Partnerships Between Public Schools and Community Colleges 2001 NISOD – Creating Productive Partnerships Between Public Schools and Community Colleges: A Concurrent Enrollment Program Distance Learning Alliance – Using DL Technology to Create Productive Partnerships Between Public Schools and Community Colleges Other presentations: Distance Learning Alliance – 1998, 1999, 2000 English Teachers Association - 1998 South Atlantic Modern Language Association – 1998

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