Emily Rosten, MSW, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

Counseling and Psychotherapy

Curriculum Vita

EMILY ROSTEN

 

EDUCATION                 

September 1990                  Doctor of Philosophy

                                             State University of New York at Albany

                                             Counseling Psychology

 

May 1983                             Masters of Social Work

                                             University of Michigan

 

August 1982                         Sign Language Interpreter Training Program

                                             National Technical Institute for the Deaf

 

July 1981                              Masters Level Counseling Coursework

                                              Gallaudet University

 

June 1981                            Bachelor of Arts, Special and Elementary Ed

                                              Michigan State University

 

CERTIFICATION                 California Licensed Psychologist

     

PSYCHOTHERAPY AND CONSULTATION EXPERIENCE

 

2007- 2015                         Internship Director, Atascadero State Hospital, Atascadero, California.

Manage the hospitals American Psychological Association Accredited Predoctoral Internship Program.  Chair the Department of Psychology Internship, Peer Review and Education Committees.  Supervise psychologists with peer review plans of correction.  Assist the Chief of the Department of Psychology.

 

2002-2007                          Clinical Psychologist, Atascadero State Hospital, Atascadero, California.

Provide individual and group therapy, select administer and interpret psychological tests, develop and implement behavioral treatment plans, conduct forensic evaluations, consult with treatment staff about patients, write forensic reports, provide testimony in court about cases, participate in a multi-disciplinary treatment team, provide training programs to staff and peers, supervise doctoral interns, serve as a proctor for new psychologists, serve on medical staff committees overseeing programs and aiding program development.

 

2004-Present                     Clinical Consultant, San Luis Obispo County Probation Department, San Luis Obispo, California.

Provide psychological evaluations of adolescent minors who have been referred to the juvenile justice system.


1993- 2010                         Clinical Consultant, State of Wyoming Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Casper, Wyoming.

Provide psychological evaluations, counseling and therapy for deaf and hearing-impaired clients.  Provide mental health consultation and training for rehabilitation staff and community agencies.

 

1994-2002                          Psychologist in Private Practice, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Provided individual, couples, and group counseling.  Specialized in issues related to relationships and disability.                                                                      

 

1990-1994                          Coordinator of Counseling Services, Women's Resource Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Developed and managed the Center's counseling program which includes individual, group and couples counseling.  Supervised masters and doctoral level trainees.  Taught

an undergraduate personal development course, conducted seminars and workshops.

 

1991-1994                          Staff Associate, University of Utah Counseling Center, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Provided individual and group counseling services.

 

1989-1990                          Psychology Intern, University of Utah Counseling Center, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Provided individual, group and couple counseling. Facilitated workshops in career development, couple communication skills, and test anxiety.  Taught undergraduate courses in career development and counseling skills.  Supervised doctoral level

practicum students.  Served as Clinical Director of Helpline, a student run crises hot line.

Supervisors:  Dr. Stephen Paul, Dr. Weston Morrill.

 

1988-1989                          Psychological Associate, Albany County Community Mental Health Center, Albany, New York.

Conducted family assessments to evaluate child abuse allegations, juvenile delinquency, and child custody issues.  Reported findings to the court system.  Provided brief family treatment and referred the families for appropriate follow up services.

Supervisor:  Dr. Robin Siegal.

 

1987-1988                          Psychological Trainee, State University of New York at Albany, Psychological Services Center, Albany, New York.

Provided individual psychotherapy, vocational counseling, and psychologicalassessment services.

Supervisors:  Dr. Michael Ellis, Dr. David Blustein.

 

1985-1986                          Clinical Consultant, Deaf Outreach Center, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Provided clinical and social service intervention to deaf individuals and their families, at a community mental health center for deaf persons.

Supervisor:  Dr. David Pritchard.

 

1983-1984                          Clinical Social Worker, Lexington Center for Mental Health Services, Jackson Heights, New York.

Counseled hearing and deaf children, adults, individuals, couples, and families; provided therapeutic and crisis intervention services, at a community mental health center serving hearing impaired persons and their families.  Served as clinician, intake coordinator, and chairperson of the Child Abuse and Neglect Committee.

Supervisor:  Lauraine Effress, MSW

 

1982-1983                          Social Work Intern, Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Provided individual and group therapy, co-facilitated family and discharge planning groups, on an inpatient psychiatric unit.

Supervisor:  Shelley Wagner, MSW

 

TEACHING

1989-1993                          Instructor, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Updated the curriculum and taught six sections of Educational Psychology 500N, Three to Get Ready, a course designed for non-traditional students.  Taught three sections of Educational Psychology 500R, Constructively Managing Anger.  Adapted the curriculum and taught three sections of Educational Psychology 396, a course designed to teach basic listening and counseling skills to individuals hoping to volunteer for the University's crisis hotline service.  Adapted the curriculum and taught two sections of Education Psychology 261, Career and Life Planning.

 

1987-1988                          Graduate Instructor, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York.

Modified the curriculum, prepared lectures and exams, and taught six sections of Education Psychology 120, a course designed to help undergraduate students improve academic and personal effectiveness in the college environment.

 

1984-1986                          Teaching Assistant, University of Arkansas Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Deafness, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Assisted in preparing and giving lectures for master level rehabilitation counseling courses in Independent Living and Hearing Impairment and Human Behavior.

 

1982-1983                          Graduate Instructor, The University of Michigan,           Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Developed the curriculum, prepared lectures and exams for a three credit course in American Sign Language, and Psychosocial Aspects of Deafness.

Supervisor:  Dr. Ralph Rupp.

 

RESEARCH

1988-1989                          Doctoral Dissertation, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York.

Developed and normed a personality inventory for deaf postsecondary students.

 

1987                                    Principal Investigator, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York.

Conducted a preliminary item analysis of a personality inventory to be normed for deaf post-secondary students.

 

1987                                    Research Assistant, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York.

Normed a personality inventory for mildly retarded and borderline intelligence individuals.

 

1986-1987                          Research Assistant, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York.

Investigated medical student's reactions to children labeled as either recovered from leukemia, or healthy.

 

1984-1986                          Research Assistant, University of Arkansas Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Deafness, Little Rock, Arkansas.

 

GRANTS FUNDED AND AWARDS RECEIVED

 

1990                                    Burns B. Crookston Doctoral Research Award, American College Personnel Association.

1988-1989                          Mary Switzer Merit Fellowship, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research.

Development and Standardization of a Personality Inventory for Deaf Postsecondary Students, $26,500.00

Principal Investigator, Emily Rosten.

 

1988-1989                          Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research, Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society Principal Investigator, Emily Rosten.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Rosten, E., Reed, C., Strohmer, D.C. (1994).  Development and Standardization of a personality inventory for deaf postsecondary students.  Assessment in Rehabilitation and Exceptionality, 1 (3), 223-233.

Rosten, E. (1990) Development and standardization of a personality inventory for deaf postsecondary students.  In D. Watson & M. Taff-Watson, (Eds.), At the crossroads:  A celebration of diversity.  Little Rock, AR: American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association.

Rosten, E. (1989).  A personality inventory for deaf postsecondary student:  Development and standardization.  International Journal of Rehabilitation, 12(4), 456-457.

Long, G., Boone, S., & Rosten, E. (1986).  Social skills and group counseling programs for hearing-impaired individuals:  Guidelines for program development and implementation.  In D. Watson & M. Taff-Watson, (Eds.), Integrating human resources, technology, and systems in deafness. Silver Spring, MD: American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association.

Anderson, G., & Rosten E. (1985).  Towards evaluating process variables in counseling deaf people:  A cross cultural perspective.  In G. B. Anderson & D. Watson (Eds.), Counseling deaf people: Research and practice.  Silver Spring, MD: National association of the Deaf.

 

PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS

Rosten, E (2003, December).The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: Understanding type in team building.  Presentation to Unit 10 Treatment Staff at Atascadero State Hospital.  Atascadero, California.

Rosten, E. (2003, October).  Perspectives on disability and cultural identity of deaf individuals.  Presentation to Staff at Atascadero State Hospital.  Atascadero, California. 

Rosten, E. (2001, October). Understanding autism and, ethical decison making for vocational rehabilitation counselors. Presentation to State of  Wyoming  Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors. Saratoga, Wyoming.

Rosten, E. (2001, March) Understanding and utilizing the Weschler Intelligence Scale lll. Presentation to State of Wyoming  Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors.  Saratoga, Wyoming.

Rosten, E. (2000, November) Mental health and deafness. Presentation to Mental Health and Rehabilitation Counselors.  Casper, Wyoming.

Rosten. E. (1998, September). Strategies for working with deaf clients.  Presentation at Supportive Employment Conference.  Casper, Wyoming.

Rosten, E. (1996 October). Mental health and deafness. Presentation sponsored by Wyoming Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Casper, Wyoming.

Rosten, E. (1994, September).  The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: Understanding type at work or "play".  Presentation to Women Attorney's of Utah.  Snowbird Ski Resort, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rosten, E. (1994, June). Keeping your spirit in balance: managing anger.  Guest lecturer at Temple Kol Ami membership retreat.  Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rosten, E. (1994, March). Am I depressed or just blue?  Abilities United Conference.  Salt Lake Doubletree Hotel, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rosten, E. (1993, September).  The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and gender bias.  Workshop for University of Utah Law School Staff.  University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rosten, E. (1992, January).  The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: Understanding type in team building.  Workshop for KUED-TV.  Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rosten, E. (1992, January).  Understanding and coping with the mid-winter blues. Presentation to: University Secretaries.  University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rosten, E. (1991, June).  Relationships: A women's perspective.  Focus Television Program.  KSL, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rosten, E. (1991, March).  Everything you wanted to know about counseling but were afraid to ask.  Presentation at the University of Utah Drug and Alcohol Center.  Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rosten, E. (1991, February).  Educational opportunities for non-traditional students.  Presentation to the Sugarhouse Business and Professional Women.  Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rosten, E. (1990, December).  The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: Personality type and learning/teaching style.  Workshop for the Alf Engen Ski School.  Alta, Utah.

Rosten, E. (1990, June).  Rape: Victim reactions and the recovery process.  Presentation to the Mormon Women's Forum.  Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rosten, E. (1990, March).  Using psychological tests with special populations.  Guest lecturer in a masters level psychology class.  University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Rosten, E. (1990, May, March).  The counseling interview.  Presentation in an undergraduate communication course.  University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rosten, E. (1990, February; 1989, November).  Test anxiety workshop.  Multi-modal workshop involving use of relaxation, cognitive restructuring, time management and study strategies to combat test anxiety.  University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rosten, E. (1989, November).  Utilizing the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to understand the interaction of different personality styles in the work setting.  Workshop for the staff of the Academic Advising Department.  University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rosten, E. (1989, November).  Career development workshop.  Career and life planning workshop for university students and members of the community.  University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rosten, E. (1989, May).  Development and standardization of a personality inventory for deaf postsecondary students.  Twelfth Biennial Conference of the American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association, New York, New York.

Rosten, E. (1989, 1988, 1987 July).  Psychosocial aspects of deafness.  Guest lecturer in a masters level rehabilitation course.  State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York.

Rosten, E. (1988, January).  Time management in the university setting. Workshop for student athletes.State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York.

Rosten, E. (1985, August).  Interpersonal training for deafness rehabilitation trainees.  Two day workshop for students entering a masters program in rehabilitation counseling.  University of Arkansas Rehabilitation and Training Center on Deafness.  Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rosten, E. (1985, July).  Delivering rehabilitation services to deaf persons:  An orientation to deafness program.  Inservice training workshop for rehabilitation counselors who work with deaf clients.  Texas Rehabilitation Commission, Austin, Texas.