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Experience & Capabilities

 

  • 2016 to present
    2e Central, L.L.C.
  • 2004 to present
    Private practice, Jim Russell Ph.D., L.L.C.
  • 2006 to present
    Contract provider for Friends of Kids With Cancer
  • 2001 (Nov.) to 2004
    Contract provider for Catholic Family Counseling
  • 1995 (Jan.) to present
    Clinical private practice as a learning specialist
  • 1996 (April) to present
    Supervisor for LPC Candidates
  • 1996 (Oct.) to present
    National Board Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • 1994 (Dec.) to present
    Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice (Missouri)
  • 1997 (Sept.) to 2004
    Executive Director, Webster Groves Counseling, L.L.C.
  • 1997 (Oct.) to 2004
    Adjunct Professor Webster University, Behavioral & Social Science
  • 1996 (April) to 2000
    Supervisor for Practicum Students
  • 1995 (Jan.)-1996 (Dec.)
    Adjunct Instructor, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Behavioral Studies
  • 1993 (Aug.)-1994 (Dec.)
    Private practice under supervision

Objective
To assist children, adolescents, and adults with educational needs and mental health issues

Capabilities

  • Counseling and testing for children, adolescents, and adult populations with special needs
  • Writing comprehensive reports based on the results from cognitive evaluations
  • Administrator for company dealing with adolescents and adults with special needs
  • Consultant for families needing assistance with IEP and 504 plans
  • Accomplished in workshop presentations & staff training
  • Administer and interpret intelligence, personality, and achievement assessments
  • Distance learning workshops UMSL and Webster University learning centers
  • Develop customized curricula & innovative teaching strategies
  • Researching and writing about LD and ADHD issues

 

Experience

  • 16+ years Licensed Professional Counselor working in private practice
  • 25,000+ client contact hours supervised for 10 LPC provisional counselors
  • 1000+ hours of practicum supervision, graduate and undergraduate students
  • 1000+ hours of direct supervision provided for 10 LPC provisional counselors
  • 165+ national and regional workshop presentations & staff training
  • 5+ years executive director of private practice for individuals with LD & ADHD
  • 40+ college courses instructed
  • 28+ years of volunteer experience
  • 16+ years Learning Disabilities Consultant
  • 20+ working in the field of Human Services in development disabilities
  • Supervision, mental health issues, 2 LCSW practitioners
  • Workshop facilitator for NIFL Project, LDA of America
  • Tutor training for Literacy Investment For Tomorrow (LIFT)
  • Consultant to General Education Developmental testing service, GED
  • Interviewed by National Center for Learning Disabilities, LD News
  • Interviewed by Boston Globe reporter, feature story
  • Consultant to ABC producer, Susan Wagner ABC News 20/20
  • Featured on Channel 30 News: Hyperhydrosis
  • Featured on Channel 5 News, segment on mental health issues: Gifted/LD
  • Featured on Channel 5 News Cover Story: ADHD
  • Video Production: Working with Students with Disabilities, Webster University
  • Featured on audiotapes for Learning Disabilities Association of Missouri
  • Featured on Vocational Rehabilitation video: Counseling
  • Adjunct Professor, Webster University
  • Adjunct faculty at St. Louis Community College, all three campuses
  • Field Instructor, Washington University School of Social Work
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor Behavioral Studies, University of Missouri
  • Supervisor of Counselor-in-Training and Provisional Counselors
  • Supervisor of Graduate Student interns
  • Instructor for Developmental English course, St. Louis Community College
  • Trained staff to facilitate courses for workplace skills enhancement
  • Statistical analysis of research for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Missouri
  • Case Manager at the St. Louis Regional Center
  • Managed human resources for 120 developmentally delayed clients
    Administrator for the VOCA Corporation
  • Social Service representative for cognitively challenged clients
    Life Skills Foundation
  • Managed an apartment for cognitively challenged adults
    Instructed clients in areas of developmental disabilities