Resume

Krista M. Salvioli

Education

Fairfield University- Fairfield, CT

C.A.S., School Psychology, Summa Cum Laude,  May 2009                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

 M.A., School Psychology, Summa Cum Laude, January 2008                                                                                                                                                                                                           

St. Bonaventure University – St. Bonaventure, NY

B.A., Psychology, Summa Cum Laude,  May 2006

Minor: Political Science

 CERTIFICATION

CT Provisional Educator Certification (School Psychology)                                                                    July 2012

Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP)                                                                          November 2010                                                                  

CT Initial Educator Certification (School Psychology)                                                                             July 2009                                                              

Certified Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Crisis Counselor                                                         May 2008

Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office(Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Outlook
  • Highly organized and efficient
  • Excellent verbal, nonverbal, and written communication skills
  • Great time management skills
  • Flexible
  • Personable and friendly

Training Experience

Fairfield Public School District- Roger Sherman Elementary             August 2008- June 2009 School Psychology Intern (1200+ hours)                                                                                             

  • Provided psychological counseling and social skills training in both individual and group counseling settings supporting both general and special education students.
  • Collaborated and consulted with teachers, parents, administrators, and outside agencies to find effective solutions to learning and behavior problems.
  • Provided support for parents when participating in the IEP process, supplied resources specific to parent concerns, and facilitated home-school collaboration.
  • Participated and contributed to a school wide Response to Intervention (RTI) Initiative
  • Conducted psycho-educational assessments and completed comprehensive reports on each
  • Facilitated and presented assessment results at Planning and Placement Team meetings; Utilized IEP Direct
  • Designed and implemented an 8 session psycho-educational divorce group consisting of 1st and 2nd graders
  • Developed and monitored individual counseling goals for special education students
  • Conducted Functional Behavioral Assessments; Designed and implemented behavioral support plans
  • Acquired a solid knowledge base of Special Education and 504 Accommodation practices and procedures

The Center for Women and Families (CWF) – Bridgeport, CT –  Fieldwork II Student Intern (250 hours)                                                                        May 2008 -July 2008 

  • Completed a 40 hour training workshop addressing domestic violence and sexual assault trends, statistics, and interventions that prevent abuse and help victims
  • Provided immediate crisis services, safety planning, and information and resources for victims and families of domestic violence and sexual assault through the 24/7 hotline and walk-in services  
  • Co-facilitated KIDSHARE, trauma focused group sessions for children working on repairing and healing, improving daily functioning, and mental health issues.
  • Advocated for victims in the civil and criminal court process by providing support, safety planning, and information to understand and navigate the court process.
  • Served as a liaison between victims and appropriate community support services and agencies

Stamford Public School District-Stamford High School- -Stamford, CT – Fieldwork I Student Intern (150 ho                                                                       January 2008-May 2008 

  • Conducted several comprehensive psycho-educational assessments using a variety of cognitive and neuropsychological batteries, including background information, reason for referral, observations, intelligence testing, academic achievement, social emotional functioning,  memory/learning tests (executive functioning), and recommendations.
  • Provided counseling on an individual basis as well as facilitated social skills groups
  • Participated and presented at Planning and Placement Team (PPT) meetings
  • Consulted with teachers, parents, and other school personnel (i.e. social workers and speech pathologist)

Olean School District- North Hill Elementary-Olean, NY

School Psychology Intern (Undergraduate)           September 2005-December 2005

  • Assisted two school psychologists at five different elementary schools, the middle school, and the high school in the Olean School District
  • Observed standardized test administration and administered Curriculum Based Measurements,
  • Actively observed 504 meetings, Committee on Special Education (CSE) meetings, and Instructional Support Team (IST) meetings.
  • Conducted several classroom observations in regular education, special education, and speech therapy sessions

JOB EXPERIENCE

Applied Developmental Analysis Therapy- Fairfield, CT                                                   March 2013- present

Consulting School Psychologist                                                                                                         

  • Work in a private practice setting servicing children and their families
  • Engage in traditional and well as non-traditional therapy
  • Work with children with and without diagnoses
  • Develop Functional Developmental Analysis (FDA) reports and implement behavioral strategies
  • Monitor and document behavioral data
  • Provide consultation to families and schools boards
  • Work with clients in a community setting, engaging in life and social skills activities
  • Teach social thinking, perspective taking, and social skills directly as well as indirectly, using curriculum such as Michelle Garcia Winner
  • Active contributor to theprism.net, an online educational and psychological resource for families
  • Use positive psychology and personal experience to establish trusting relationships, promote meaningful activities, instruction, and dialogue, and enhance quality of life for each unique individual

 

Carter’s/ Osh Kosh B’gosh Headquarters- Shelton, CT          April 2012- March 2013

IT POS/Retail (contract)                                                                                                         

  • Served as store communications liaison and support personnel
  • Performed troubleshooting with stores regarding retail and pricing issues, as well as hardware issues
  • Worked with executive team leadership to maximize efficiency in store production
  • Conducted coupon coding for Carter’s and Osh Kosh
  • Demonstrated flexibility and performed miscellaneous tasks
  • Performed updates on registers
  • Inputted and managed data/information for new and existing stores

 

Fairfield School District- North Stratfield School- Fairfield, CT     August 2009- January 2012 

School Psychologist                                                                                                            

  • Conducted and completed comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations/reports
  • Chaired PPT and 504 meetings
  • Scheduled meetings involving several parties
  • Provided psychological counseling and social skills training in both individual and group counseling settings supporting both general and special education students.
  • Conducted social skills groups
  • Developed social skills lessons and a personal safety curriculum
  • Developed and monitored IEP goals and objectives for special education students
  • Created Functional Behavior Assessments and developed Behavior Intervention Plans
  • Participated in SRBI meetings and developed intervention plans
  • Provided consultation to teachers and families
  • Aided in crisis intervention and prevention planning
  • Collaborated and consulted with teachers, parents, administrators, and outside agencies to find effective solutions to learning and behavior problems.
  • Provided support for parents when participating in the IEP process, supplied resources specific to parent concerns, and facilitated home-school collaboration.

Wilton School District- ESY Summer Program- Wilton, CT           June 2008- August 2009

Paraprofessional, 1:1 Aide                                                                                                        

  • Served as a 1:1 aide for 2 preschool students with significant communication, fine and gross motor, social, and cognitive skill deficits.
  • Instructed in a pre-school setting of 12 students to meet student individual educational needs
  • Addressed and worked to achieve academic, communication, and socialization goals specific to each child in the classroom

Westport School District, PDLC Summer Program- Westport, CT                             July 2007-August 2007                                   

Paraprofessional                                                                                                                     

  • Worked in a classroom consisting of eight children (ages eight to eleven) with physical and mental disabilities to achieve and promote their academic, social, and therapy goals
  • Aided in daily activities such as toileting and eating
  • Provided instruction and assistance in several extracurricular activities including art class, craft time, and non-structured play time.

Aspire of WNY- Children’s Center for Learning- Cheektowaga, NY                                 

Teacher’s Aid                                                                                    January 2005-August 2006

  • Collaborated with a team of professional therapists, psychologists, nurses, teachers, and aides at a grammar school to promote the development of cognitive, verbal and nonverbal language, self-help, perceptual/motor and physical skills.
  • Served as a 1:1 aide for a six year old girl with autism and a fifteen year old boy with multiple physical and mental impairments
  • Provided specialized training in pre-vocational and community living skills for adolescents, with emphasis on self-help and communication skills development.
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