Counseling, coaching and consulting

Coursework Outline
Counseling/Psychology Courses 
• The Family in Stress & Crisis • Family Systems Counseling • Theories of Individual Counseling • Group Counseling • Counseling the Individual Across the Lifespan/ Developmental Psychology • Theory & Practice of Career Development • Practicum in Counseling • Management of Counseling Programs • Adventure Based Counseling • Child & Adolescent Therapy • Multicultural Counseling • Appraisal of the Individual, Group, & Family *Developing A Comprehensive Counseling Program in International Schools • Psychosocial Aspects of Disability • Case Management • Sexuality& Developmental Disabilities • Effective Intervention with High Risk Youth • Professional Orientation • How to Lead Others Through Complicated Grief • Assessment, Diagnosis & Treatment of Angry Clients • Media & Masculinity • Juvenile Crime Prevention Planning • Assessment of Violent & Potentially Violent Youth • Options to Anger • Treatment of Children & Adolescents with conduct Disorders: An Attachment- Based Integrated Model • Adventures in Peacemaking/Conflict Resolution • Albert Ellis Institute for Rationale Emotive Behavioral Therapy : Basic & Advanced Practicums • Reality Therapy Basic Practicum • Bi-polar Disorders • Assistive Technology Assessment • DSM IV Diagnosis • Introduction to Psychology • Abnormal Psychology • Transactional Analysis & Psychotherapy • Group Facilitators Tutorial • Deviance: A Psychological Perspective • Suicide Homicide & Death • Intro. Alcohol & Drug Studies • Alcoholism and the Family • Alcohol, Drugs & women • Alcoholism & Child Abuse • Rutgers Institute of Addictions Studies- Bio-psycho-social-spiritual perspectives *Motivational Interviewing *MA Internship & Thesis on Conduct Disorder Case Study DRCC Disaster Response Crisis Counseling Courses: NJ 1)National Incident Management System (NIMS 700)/Incident Command System (ICS 100) 2) Ethical Issues in Crisis Response 3) Introduction to Disaster and Trauma Counseling: Basic Training for Disaster Response Crisis Counselors 4) Cross Cultural Issues in Disaster Response 5) Key Concepts in Psychological First Aid Crisis Counseling Interventions & Skills Jungian Psychology & Mythology Many of these workshops and course studies were facilitated by Michael Meade of and independent studies includes the work of Dr. James Hollis • Fate & Destiny: The Two Agreements in Life • The Genius of Mentoring • Youth Community & Cultural Change • Holding the Thread of Life: Living with Purpose in Troubled Times • Weaving a Path in the World • Inner Life: Outer Work • Initiation and the /Soul: The Sacred & the Profane • Entering Mythic Territory: Healing & the Bestowing Self • Under Saturn's Shadow The Healing and Wounding of Men • The Eden Project: In Search of the magical Other • Swamplands of the Soul: New Life in Dismal places • Creating a Life: Finding your Individual Path • The Middle Passage: Misery to Meaning in Midlife • On this Journey we call life: Living the questions Social Emotional Learning • Second Step Program Curriculum Training & Family Program • Research -C.A.S.E.L. Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning: Safe & Sound An Educational Leader's Guide to Evidenced Based Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Programs • International Academy of Education/ International Bureau of Education - Academic & Social Emotional Learning SEL Research findings • Clear Thinking: A Psycho Educational Program for Teens , Preteens, & Young Adults Education Courses *Introduction to Education • Practicum in Education *Sociology of Education • Holistic Health Education • Intro to Special Education • Curriculum for the developmentally disabled • Practical Guidance for the Handicapped • Remedial Reading for the handicapped • Resources & Services for the Handicapped • Resource & Services for the handicapped • Meeting the Needs of Diversity • Current Brain Research: Educational Implications • Cooperative Learning • Writing cross the curriculum • Succeeding with difficult students Outdoor & Environmental Education • National Outdoor Leadership School- Winter Outdoor Educators Class & Avalanche Awareness Awareness • Outward Bound- Instructors Development Practicum • OB Programming for Youth at Risk• SOLO Wilderness Medicine EMT Emergency Medical Technician • Advanced Sea kayaking - British Canoe Association • Madawasca Canoe Center, Ontario,Canada Intermediate Whitewater Kayaking • Project Adventure Ropes Challenge Course Instruction • Certified Scuba Diver Sciences • Chemistry I & II • Physics I & II • Functional Anatomy • Introduction to the Study of Disease/ Pathology • Cardiovascular Disease • Nutrition • Ecology • Invertebrate Zoology • Introduction to marine Science • Marine mammals Protection • Coral Reef Identification & Zonation • Geology *Primary Health Care for Developing Countries Certificate from Johns Hopkins University *Certified Personal Trainer Outdoor/Adventure Education Trainings & Experiences • Director and Senior Program Director LA YMCA for a large residential camp setting serving 22 different and distinct Los Angeles area communities, other agencies, and schools (1985-1990) • Trained and worked with: Outward Bound, National Outdoor Leadership School, Project Adventure, Wilderness Medical Associates- EMT….(1985-1990) • U.S. Forest Service Seasonal Ranger teaching and working with various user groups providing education in environmental impact. (1998 summer seasonal) • Ocean lifeguard & trainer ( 1975-1985 then 2010- present) • Owner a small SUP; stand up paddle, kayak, and Surf Company. ( (2011-2013) Salty Soul 2015 Amelia Island Florida. • Certified scuba diver, surfer, spear fisherman, ACA SUP instructor/racer, sea kayak& river Kayak- British Canoe Association Ratings. surf ski enthusiast/racer, EMT, former SAR Team member • DRCC- Disaster Response Crisis Counselor (2012-2013) • Independent consultant to a multi-national US/Chinese Adventure sports Company (2012-2013) • Certified Personal Trainer Sports/wilderness pursuits: • Marathon runner, cyclist- mountain bike racing western US, cycle touring US and Asia. • Marathon paddler & triathlete climbing/Mountaineering Himalayas, Western US, • Sea kayaking expeditions- Baja, Indonesia, Caribbean…, backpacking and camping.

Fionna, & Dad doing adaptive surf lesson