STEPHANIE A. CHENOWETH

CURRICULUM VITAE

1620 SW 87th St

Oklahoma City, OK 73159

Phone: (405) 600-5226

Email: schenoweth15@yahoo.com

EDUCATION

Dec. 2013         Bachelor of Arts, Dual Degrees

                            University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

Degree 1: Psychology

Degree 2: Sociology

Minor: Criminal Justice

Overall GPA: 3.23

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Mar. 2016 – Present    Red Rock Behavioral Health (PACT)

                                            Supervisor: Claudia Mays

Description: Red Rock is a mental health hospital which offers a wide range of services to individuals in need of mental health care. The PACT team is an outpatient program which assists individuals with serious mental illness and/or a history of substance abuse.

Responsibilities: Paid position with goal of helping individuals with mood disorders and/or a history of substance abuse to maintain a level of stability that keeps them out of the hospital and jail. Delivering medications and working with clients to build the skills necessary to maintain stability and improve quality of life. Also, educating clients about health, wellness, personal hygiene, and coping skills.

Nov. 2015 – Jan. 2016     River Edge Behavioral Health

                                                 Employment Specialist

                                                 Supervisor: John Kosater

Description: River Edge is a mental health facility that offers a variety of treatments and services to individuals with developmental disabilities, mood disorders, and/or a history of substance abuse.

Responsibilities: Paid position with goal of helping individuals with mood disorders and/or a history of substance abuse to find work in a competitive job market; working with clients to build the skills necessary to obtain and maintain employment. Also, job developing within the community in order to connect employers with clients that best fit their needs.

Oct. 2014 – Jan. 2016     Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)

                                                Volunteer

                                                 Supervisors: Ida Gary and Velicia Lowe

Description: CASA volunteers advocate for children in the foster care system throughout the court process.

Responsibilities: Advocate for children of varying ages in the foster care system by meeting with them regularly, getting to know them, and keeping detailed records of visits. Also, coordinating with DFCS to make sure their needs are being met and ensuring the child’s views are heard and acknowledged.

May 2015 – July 2015    Robins Air Force Base Family Advocacy Program

Volunteer

                                              Supervisors: Rosalyn Battle and Tracy Snider

                      

Description: The Family Advocacy Program provides resources to military members and their families, including training for new parents, education on family health, and counseling services to couples and families.

Responsibilities: Administrative duties, including organization and preparation of training materials, as well as assisting with outreach events and department education.

Jan. 2012 – Apr. 2012    Calm Waters Center for Children and Families                             

                                               Group Facilitator

                                               Supervisor: Maribeth Govin, M.A., LPC

          

Description: Calm Waters is a group-based counseling facility focused on helping individuals to manage grief and develop coping and communication skills after a divorce or significant loss. Clients range in age from preschool-age children to adults.

Responsibilities: Facilitate adolescent group divorce/grief counseling sessions, including session planning and setup, leading group discussions, and providing assessment and review of group sessions.

June 2010 – June 2011   Goodwill GoodGuides Mentor Program

                                                Volunteer/Mentor                               

                      

Description: Goodwill GoodGuides Mentor Program targets youth between the ages of 12 and 17, who are at risk for delinquency. It is designed to provide youth with a structured and supportive relationship and aims to improve the quality of life for its participants by promoting school attendance, the development of career plans, and the acquisition of job skills.

Responsibilities: Meet regularly with assigned child and keep detailed records of visitation; assist child with homework and educational goals; and promote education as a priority.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Aug. 2011 – Dec. 2011  General Psychology PSY 1103

                                             Teaching Assistant

                                             University of Central Oklahoma, Department of Psychology

Supervisor: Janet Hart, M.A.

Responsibilities: Assist professor with grading papers, track class attendance and grades, conduct test review sessions, and answer students’ questions.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Nov. 2014 – Aug. 2015 Adolescents with Illegal Sexual Behaviors Lab

                                              Research Assistant

                                              University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Supervisors: Christopher Campbell, Ph.D. and Kacie McKnight

Description: This group was initiated as a “probation program” for adolescents who have been incarcerated for illegal sexual behaviors. Adolescents are generally court-ordered to this treatment program as an alternative to jail.

Responsibilities: Eight hours per week, determining effectiveness of assessments being used in our research and searching for articles relevant to our study.

Jun. 2014 – Present      EndNote

                                              Team Lead

                                              University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Description: EndNote is a software program used for storing and organizing citations and other references.

Responsibilities: Four hours per week, entering information for saved articles into the EndNote database, requiring knowledge of APA format and locating articles online to find missing information.

Oct. 2013 – Aug. 2015  Home Visitation Meta-Analysis Project

                                             Research Assistant

                                             University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

                                               Supervisors: Christopher Campbell, Ph.D., Rebecca Glover, and Patrick O’Keefe

Description: This meta-analysis examines the effectiveness of home visitation programs that promote safety for families with young children by working to prevent child maltreatment.

Responsibilities: Conduct an online search to find relevant home visitation articles; average 4 hours per week.

May 2012 – Mar. 2014  Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior Lab

                                              Research Assistant

                                              University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

                                                 Supervisors: Jane Silovsky, Ph.D. and Christopher Campbell, Ph.D.

Description: This lab conducts research on problematic behaviors in preschool- and school-aged children and adolescents, with particular interest in sexual behaviors.

Responsibilities: Organize intake, pre- and post-treatment data for 100+ preschool-aged children and their parents referred to Youth with Problematic Sexual Behavior (YPSB) Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy group treatment, identify and report system and data errors, and attend weekly and monthly mentor and program update meetings.

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Publications

  1.    Chaffin, M., Chenoweth, S. A., & Letourneau, E. J. (2014).  Same-sex and race-based disparities in statutory rape arrests. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1-23.

Posters

  1.    Chenoweth, S., Larson, M. F., O’Keefe, P. G., Morrow, A., Holzberger, B., Campbell, C., & Silovsky, J. F. (2015, November). The impact of stressful life events on problematic behaviors in preschool-aged children. Poster presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, Chicago, IL.
  2.    Glover, R. A., Barnes, B., Chenoweth, S., Imran, A., Upton, M., Campbell, C., & Silovsky, J. F. (2014, August). Maternal distress and child problematic sexual behaviors. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.
  3.    Chenoweth, S., O’Keefe, P., Larson, M. F., Imran, A., Berry, C. A., Campbell, C., Silovsky, J. F. (2014, June). Childhood sexual abuse and disruptive behavior in preschool-age children: The role of the perpetrator. Poster presented the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children’s 22nd Annual Colloquium, New Orleans, LA.
  4.    Imran, A., Chenoweth, S., Smith, K. C., Corr, J., Upton, M., Campbell, C. & Silovsky, J. F. (2014, April). Impact of preschool-aged children’s receptive vocabulary on cognitive behavioral therapy treatment outcomes. Poster presented at Southwestern Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX.
  5.    Smith, T. J., Jenkins, L. N., Chenoweth, S., Berry, C. A., Smith, K. C., Campbell, C., & Silovsky, J. F. (2013, November). Sexually intrusive behaviors in preschool children: Does childhood sexual abuse predict problematic sexual behavior? Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.
  6.    Berry, C. A., Campbell, C., Chenoweth, S., Whitworth, D., Imran, A., Glover, R. A., & O’Keefe, P. (2013, October). Addressing behavioral challenges in the classroom: The effectiveness of Teacher-Child Interaction Training. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association, Oklahoma City, OK.
  7.    Chenoweth, S., Smith, T. J., Glover, R. A., Heidari, Z., Swann, M. E., Campbell, C., & Silovsky, J. F. (2013, May). Ethnic differences in sexual behavior problems of preschool-aged children. Poster presented at the Association of Psychological Science Conference, Washington, D.C.
  8.    Smith, T. J., Jenkins, L., Smith, K., O’Keefe, P., Chenoweth, S., Campbell, C., & Silovsky, J. F. (2013, April). Preschool children with sexual behavior problems: Impact of exposure to sexualized content in the media and at home. Poster presented at the Annual Oklahoma Psychological Society, Edmond, OK.
  9.    Lajos, J. E., Whitworth, D. N., Glover, R. A., Heidari, Z., O’Keefe, P., Chenoweth, S., Imran, A., & Campbell, C. (2012, April). The impact of sexual abuse type on receptive vocabulary in preschool-aged children. Poster presented at the Southwestern Psychological Association Conference, Fort Worth, TX.

HONORS, AWARDS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2011                 University of Central Oklahoma Dean’s Honor Roll

2011                 University of Central Oklahoma President’s Honor Roll

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2014-2016         CASA

2014-2016         American Red Cross

2013-2016         Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

2013-2015         Association for Psychological Science

2012-2016         Psi Chi

2012-2014         Southwestern Psychological Association

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

2014     American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children’s 22nd Annual Colloquium

2013     Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association

2013     Association for Psychological Science Conference

REFERENCES

Jane F. Silovsky, Ph.D.

Professor of Pediatrics

Department of Pediatrics

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Center on Child Abuse & Neglect

940 NE 13th Street

4th Floor Nicholson Tower, Suite 4900

Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Office: (405) 271-5700, ext. 42121

E-mail: jane-silovsky@ouhsc.edu

Christopher Campbell, Ph.D.

NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Pediatrics

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Center on Child Abuse & Neglect

940 NE 13th Street

4th Floor Nicholson Tower, Suite 4900

Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Office: (405) 271-5700, ext. 42107

E-mail: christopher-campbell@ouhsc.edu

Ida Gary

CASA Volunteer Coordinator

206 Carl Vinson Pkwy

Warner Robins, GA 31098

Office: (478) 542-2141 ext. 336

Email: igary@houstoncountyga.org