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Au Psy492 E Portfolio Sanderson K


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Au Psy492 E Portfolio Sanderson K

  1. 1. 1<br />Undergraduate Studies ePortfolio<br />Krystin Sanderson-Sherry<br />Bachelors of Arts in Psychology, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Personal Statement<br /> My name is Krystin Sherry and I currently reside in San Antonio, Texas where I am continuing my education in hopes of becoming a psychologist in the near future. I started out with and Associates or Arts in Business from Western International University and then began my Bachelors degree in Psychology at the University of Phoenix Online. I quickly realized the the University of Phoenix was not a good match for me and I transferred to Argosy University Online where I am finishing up my degree. I have helped several close friends and family member overcome life changing issues and I have been hooked on helping people ever since. I hope to start working in a mental health facility while reaching towards a graduate degree in psychology. My career goal is to become a psychologist and run my own practice some day. <br />
  3. 3. Resume<br />Objective<br />Dedicated Psychology student with 4 years of experience dealing with children, now seeking position as a mental health technician, which will make use of excellent communication skills, acquired education, and experience with children, as well as the desire to help others. <br />Experience<br />Homemaker 2007 - Present<br />Mastered the art of multi-tasking.<br />Homeschooled a toddler at a kindergarten level.<br />Organized a household and each member’s personal and professional records. <br /> <br />Country Home Daycare 2007 - 2007<br />Worked with all age groups, specializing in two and three year old classes, teaching basic cognitive functions. <br />Took care of autistic and special needs kids in older age groups as part of a whole class. <br /> <br />Happy Home Daycare 2006 - 2007<br />I worked with two year olds specializing in early cognitive development. <br />Education<br />Argosy University Online March 3, 2009 - Present<br />Bachelor of Arts in Psychology<br /> <br />University of Phoenix Online -December, 2008<br />Bachelor of Arts in Psychology<br />Western Intentional University Online {Insert Dates]<br />Associates of Arts in Business<br /> <br />Skills<br />Proficient in Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Entourage, Internet. Excellent in patient intake interviews and restoring productive roles to patients through educating available community based organizations, social and employment services. Extremely people oriented and thoroughly trained in verbal and written communication. <br /> <br /> <br />
  4. 4. Reflection<br /> While attending Argosy University Online I have learned critical thinking skills, information literacy, ethics, written and oral communication skills, diversity, applied psychology, research methods, and knowledge of psychology.<br />
  5. 5. Work Sample Table of Contents<br />Cognitive Abilities: Critical Thinking and Information Literacy<br />Research Skills<br />Communication Skills: Oral and Written<br />Ethics and Diversity Awareness<br />Foundations of Psychology<br />Applied Psychology<br />Interpersonal Effectiveness<br />
  6. 6. Cognitive Abilities<br /> Society’s social structure has a lot to do with why racism and sexism are still a problem today.<br /> Please see “Racism and Society” located in my application for the full work sample. <br />
  7. 7. Research Skills<br /> While there is evidence of women as well as minorities having lower upward mobility rates, there is no evidence of the glass ceiling being the cause for the lower upward mobility rates.<br /> Please see “The Glass Ceiling” located in my application for a full work sample. <br />
  8. 8. Communication Skills<br /> Many questions would go through my mind upon being told I was told I was paralyzed such as how will I provide for my family, will this ruin my marriage, how will I be able to function in every day life with no legs, and why did this happen to me.<br /> Please see “Wheelchair Bound” in my application for a full work sample.<br />
  9. 9. Ethics and Diversity Awareness<br /> My interviewee was a 23-year-old female whose sexual orientation is homosexual. She is a lesbian and very open and honest about her sexual orientation as well as comfortable with whom she is.<br /> Please see “Gay or Straight” in my application for a full work sample.<br />
  10. 10. Foundations of Psychology<br /> Humanism is a philosophical approach that emphasizes an individuals personal worth and the centrality of human values (Argosy, 2011).<br />Please see “Self Actualization in Action” in my application. <br />
  11. 11. Applied Psychology<br /> ENFP is one of the four extroverted personality types, particularly dominant extroverted intuition (Briggs, 2011).<br /> Please see “Final Project” in my application for a full work sample. <br />
  12. 12. Interpersonal Effectiveness<br /> As a parent I use behaviorism to teach my daughter right from wrong and how to handle her responsibilities.<br /> Please see “Behaviorism” in my application for a full work sample. <br />
  13. 13. My Future in Learning<br />Learning is a lifelong process, especially in the field of psychology. I intend to continue my education through hands on experience, a graduate degree, and eventually a doctorate degree. While schooling will help me with a formal education, hands-on experience in the field will help teach me what can happen in certain situations and how to deal with those issues when they arise. <br />
  14. 14. Contact Me<br />Thank you for viewing my ePortfolio.<br />For further information, please contact me at the e-mail address below. <br /><br />