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Thompson C Eportfolio


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Thompson C Eportfolio

  1. 1. 1<br />Undergraduate Studies ePortfolio<br />Christina Thompson<br />BA, Psychology, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Personal Statement<br />I have always been curious about human behavior and it’s relativity to the functions of the brain. I find myself to be an empathetic person with a constant desire to help people. I have been a leader in after school counseling and a mentor for at-risk youth. I have also excelled in my undergraduate studies, being honored to the Dean’s list for two consecutive semesters. <br />
  3. 3. Resume<br />EDUCATION:<br />Argosy University – BA, Psychology 2010<br /> *Dean’s List for summer & fall 2009<br />Florida International University – BA, Psychology <br /> Polk Community College – AA, Liberal Arts 2000<br />EXPERIENCE:<br />Project RYTMO (Reaching Youth Through Music Opportunity) – Mentor 2009-present<br />Tustin Brewery – Server 2008-present<br />
  4. 4. Reflection<br />Here at Argosy University, I have gained knowledge in a broad spectrum of psychology theories, as well as, culture and diversity. I have polished my writing skills and improved in critical thinking. My strengths are in analytical assessment, creative viewpoints, and an understanding of ever-changing concepts. Although I’ve improved in oral communication, my articulation in public speaking can still be enhanced. <br />
  5. 5. 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<br />Cognitive Abilities<br />A Positive Outlook for Children with Mood Disorders - 2009<br />Discusses depression and bipolar disorders in children<br />Examines a potential clinic that caters to holistic treatment and family education<br />Variety of psychotherapy techniques evaluated for mood disorders<br />
  7. 7. Research<br />Research Skills<br />Today’s Video Game Fascination: Are your parents to blame? – 2009<br />Highlights my ability to effectively interpret data <br />Able to understand advanced research design<br />Knowledge of ethical research methods<br />
  8. 8. Communication Skills<br />Food for Thought: Persuading schools to improve nutrition on campus – 2009<br />Prepared and delivered a ten minute persuasive speech on school nutrition<br />Used resources for support of my thesis<br />Provided a solution to bring about change<br />Communication<br />
  9. 9. Diversity<br />Ethics & Diversity<br />Personal Improvements in Communication – 2008 <br />Discusses strengths and weaknesses in personal communication<br />Examines effective cross culture communication<br />Shows an ability to adapt in a multicultural society<br />
  10. 10. Foundations in Psychology<br />Consciousness in the Twenty-First Century – 2009<br />Explores different levels of consciousness<br />Discusses the effects of drugs and alcohol in the brain<br />Talks about preventative health and meditation<br />Foundation<br />
  11. 11. Application<br />Applied Psychology<br />A Personal Critique of the Beck Depression Inventory II – 2009<br />Uses advanced research methods and statistical evaluations to critique established psychological assessments<br />Ability to understand and apply validity and reliability concepts <br />
  12. 12. Interpersonal<br />Interpersonal Effectiveness<br />Common Ground: A group project – 2009<br />Worked in a group to produce a business that incorporates Industrial and Organizational psychology concepts<br />Researched business ethics and laws for the success of our coffee shop business<br />Orally presented our business proposal to classmates<br />
  13. 13. My Future in Learning<br />I plan to continue my education and obtain a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Clinical Psychology. I envision myself working with children in a school or clinical setting, especially in the areas of developmental psychology.<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 />