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1994-2010    Chief Psychologist at Rensselaer County Mental Health Dept., Troy, NY

  • conducted court evaluations and trained others to do so to create a court unit
  • redeployed various services to reduce costs of residential placements with (CCSI)
  • leadership role in development and maintenance of PINS diversion in Probation Dept.
  • integration of county departments in new initiatives as the Coordinator for Integrated Planning
  • developed The School-Community Partnership
  • created home-therapy program
  • revamped respite services
  • reduced usage of detention beds
  • created an approach to eliminate waiting lists
  • developed & chaired the Rensselaer County Drinking Driving Coalition


1987-1994    Clinical Director at Rensselaer County Mental Health Children's Clinic, Troy, NY

  • supervised four teams of mental health clinicians
  • managed budgeting
  • hiring
  • grant development
  • training
  • quality assurance.

 

1979-1987    Supervising Psychologist at Family Court Mental Health Evaluation Unit, Troy, NY
    
       Conducted court evaluations on issues of
  • competency
  • insanity
  • juvenile delinquency
  • sex abuse, visitation
  • custody

 

1977-1979    Staff Psychologist at Albany Child Guidance Center, Albany, NY

  • psychological testing
  • family therapy
  • child therapy.

 

1976-1977    Psychology Intern at Veteran's Administration Hospital, West Roxbury, MA

  • psychological testing
  • consultation on spinal cord injuries
  • counseling

 

1977-1999    Adjunct faculty member at local colleges teaching 1-3 courses per year

  • SUNY Albany
  • College of St. Rose
  • Russell Sage College
  • Albany Medical College