Professional Experience

Research Assistant for Dr. Ricarose Roque at the University of Colorado, Boulder

Dec 2016 to Present

  • Facilitated workshops for young children (ages 5-7) to increase computational knowledge through using Scratch Jr.
  • Participated in developing curriculum for workshops

Research Assistant for Women’s Wellness Study at the University of Colorado, Boulder

August 2016 to March 2017

  • Conducted clinical interviews with study participants
  • Data analysis

Bilingual Clinical Therapist at Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County

Jan 2011 to Dec 2015

  • Provided individual, group, and family therapy to children, teens and adults who have experienced abuse
  • Presented at several conferences regarding different types of treatment for trauma
  • Designed and composed outcome research reports for advisory board
  • Worked within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Piloted several treatment programs for trauma-treatment

Research Assistant for Dr. Rountree at School of Social Work UT Austin 

March 2014 to Dec 2015 

  • Performed literature reviews and composed manuscripts for publication
  • Completed IRB proposals

Children’s Services Intern  at Safe Place in Austin, TX

May 2010 to Dec 2010

  • Developed curriculum for therapeutic groups for children ages 4-16
  • Provided in-classroom support for teacher

Research Assistant for Dr. Rountree at School of Social Work UT Austin

Jan 2010 to May 2010

  • Developed an evidence-based intervention for women who have experienced Intimate Partner Violence
  • Conducted follow-up assessments for study via phone
  • Coded and analyzed group data

Teen Parent Program Intern at Round Rock ISD Teen Parent Program

Aug 2009 to May 2009

  • Constructed a curriculum for group therapy for pregnant teens
  • Provided individual and group therapy to pregnant teens
  • Advocated for clients within school and community

Undergraduate Research Assistant at Mood Disorders Lab UT Austin

Aug 2007 to May 2009

  • Administered cognitive tasks and obtained physiological data
  • Received Structured Clinical Interview training (SCID)
  • Analyzed data using BioPac and SPSS