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Emily Patton

Emily Patton

Research Assistant

Development Services Group, Inc.

Vienna, VA, Other

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Forensic Psychology, Investigative Psychology, Women's Right, Reproductive Rights, Justice, Equality

Working as a forensic psychologist studying and tracking serial sexual/violent offenders. Or working for a women's rights organization protecting and advancing pro-choice laws.
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Development Services Group

Research Assistant

Research Assistant for DSG’s cooperative agreement with OJJDP, the Web-based Model Programs Guide (MPG), which contains program assessments on more than 200 programs that meet specific methodological criteria and adhere to a strong theoretical base. Programs are categorized on the basis of 11-point methodological criteria. Researches and reviews literature for inclusion in the program directory and writes program descriptions for the online database.

Research Assistant for DSG’s cooperative agreement with OJP’s Evidence Assessment of Justice Programs and Practices project CrimesSolutions.gov which supports the Assistant Attorney General’s Evidence Integration Initiative (E2I). The project involves reviewing the evaluation literature of current programs and practices in the fields of criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victimization and assessing the quality and effectiveness of the programs to find evidence-based models for replication.

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St. Luke's House

Rehabilitation Coordinator

Provided intensive support for clients with severe and persistent Axis I and Axis II conditions.
Planned, developed, coordinated and documented all services received by clients in the Vocational, Life Skills and Day programs. Communicated clients’ progress to both internal and external treatment teams and ensured adequate communication between all treatment teams. Assessed clients’ needs for living in the community and developed goals in collaboration with each client.

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Cefn Coed Hospital

Volunteer

Occupational Therapy Support Worker

Finally Hear

Patient Coordinator

Patient intake and coordination, office management, file development and maintenance, multiple phone line coordination, letters and mailings, general office upkeep

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Fairfax County Public Schools

Substitute Teacher

Implement lesson plan, ensure school policies are enforced, and create a positive and supportive learning environment for students.

West Branch Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission

Intern

Worked to match at risk youth who have one or more drug or alcohol offenses with mentors from the community. Assisted in court appearances, facilitated awareness and support for the program, and provided administrative support as needed.

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Lycoming College

Student Manager

Office of Student Progams and Leadership Development; Duties: Reserved events on campus, performed office administrative functions, answered and directed phone calls.

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The University of Edinburgh

Postgraduate Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Swansea University

MSc. Abnormal and Clinical Psychology

Anglo-Hellenic Teacher Recuitment/TEFL International

TEFL Certificate

Lycoming College

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

The University of Glasgow