Chaanine - Clinical Psychologist - Blat, Lebanon

Madeleine Chaanine

Blat, Lebanon

Services

Clinical Psychologist

Summary:

Communications: Good written and verbal presentation skills. Use proper grammar and have a good speaking voice.

Interpersonal Skills: Able to get along well with co-workers and accept supervision. Received positive evaluations from previous supervisors.

Flexible: Willing to try new things and am interested in improving efficiency on assigned tasks.

Simple language that is accessible to all age ranges and abilities.

Attention to Detail: Concerned with quality. Produce work that is orderly and attractive. Ensure tasks are completed correctly and on time.

Work History

Psycho-educator/ dep: Chouchous (children and adolescents with severe multiple disabilities).

Sesobel

From June 2012

• helping children express themselves by using few words or short sentences or acts and mimicry.
• making pictograms when needed,
• Increasing awareness using appropriate techniques such as puppet technique using a variety of puppets to play out the story. While operating the puppets, the puppeteer narrates the story and
through the story the message is conveyed.
The puppets used are very beautiful and colorful. The music and songs used in the story are very catchy.

•Focusing on feelings when someone is suffering from an emotional disturbance.

• Preparing an Annual, monthly and biannual educational programs for each student that is tailored to his individual needs and abilities.

• Groups and individual observation, using psychological tests such as Vineland adaptative behavioral scale (2), Binet and weschler etc..

• preparing artistic, culinary, dancing, marionette workshops (work with individual pupils or groups) having therapeutic aims and also increases pupils awareness (art therapy etc..)

• Increasing their autonomy.

• Developing and supporting therapeutic and behavior management programs.

• writing reports to make formal recommendations on action to be taken, including formal statements.

• advising, persuading, supporting and negotiating with teachers, parents and other education professionals.

• Assisting in severely disabled pupils' personal care/medical needs;

• offering a wide range of appropriate interventions, such as learning programs and collaborative work with teachers or parents, also provide in-service training for teachers and other professionals on issues such as behavior and stress management.

• using special equipment and facilities, such as audiovisual materials and computers to stimulate interest in learning;

• collaborating with the classroom teacher to define appropriate activities for the pupils in relation to the curriculum;

Psycho-educator

caritas

October 2011 - July 2012

• teaching either individuals or small groups of pupils within or outside the class;
• Preparing lessons and resources;
• Marking and assessing work;
• Developing and adapting conventional teaching methods to meet the individual needs of pupils;
• Using special equipment and facilities, such as audiovisual materials and computers to stimulate interest in learning.
• Using specialist skills, such as teaching Braille to pupils with visual impairments or sign language and lip reading to students who have hearing impairments;
• collaborating with the classroom teacher to define appropriate activities for the pupils in relation to the curriculum;
• Assessing children who have long or short-term learning difficulties and working with colleagues to identify individual pupils' special needs;
• Liaising with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists
• Liaising closely with parents and guardians.
• Developing and supporting therapeutic and behavior management programs.
• Assisting in severely disabled pupils' personal care/medical needs.
• Administration, including updating and maintaining records on pupils' progress.
• Developing and applying effective interventions to promote psychological wellbeing, social, emotional and behavioral development, and to raise educational standards.
• Attending statutory annual reviews or other related meetings regarding students with an SEN, which may involve reviewing statements of special educational needs.
• Attending case conferences involving multidisciplinary teams on how best to meet the social, emotional, behavioral and learning needs of the children and young people in their care.
• Receiving in-service training.
• Behavior management.
• Psychological testing.

Psycho-educator

Rêves des anges

October 2011 - August 2012


• Parents counselor and special education programmer for early childhood
.
• Shadow teacher for children with scholar difficulties (individual and groups).

• Psychological testing.

• Using special equipment and facilities, such as audiovisual
materials and computers to stimulate interest in learning.

• Developing and supporting therapeutic and behavior management programs.

• Liaising closely with parents and guardians.

• Administration, including updating and maintaining records on children's progress.

• Increasing awareness.

• Focusing on feelings.

• Concentrating on the here-and-now.

• Focusing on threatening issues.

• Improving children’s communication and eye contact.

Teacher

March 2009 - October 2009

Centre 3AB
Dekwaneh, Lebanon.
Private lessons: Taught all subjects in English and French to intermediate classes"

Administrative assistant

Plot real estate s.a.l

October 2008 - April 2010

• Opening company.

• Closing company.

• Performing general office duties.

• Answering telephones and take messages.

• Distributing incoming mail.

• Operating scanners.

• Facsimile machines and photocopiers.

• Creating documents.

• Completing expense reports and other accounting forms.

• Answering routine inquiries from clients, agents and brokers.

• Providing clerical support to agents and brokers during the sales process.

• Scheduling closing dates and securing public information about a property.

• Filling datas to website.

• Recording all transactions, summaries using Microsoft Excel detailing company’s relationships status.

• Translation services: English, French, Arabic.

Internship

Psychiatric Hospital of the Cross

December 2008 - June 2009

Jal el Dib, Bekannaya, Mount Lebanon.
Worked with patients and gained appropriate experience in: (1) consultation, (2) evaluation, (3) intervention, (4) prevention, and (5) research and planning.

Substitute teacher

Modern Saint Anthony School

May 2006 - June 2007

Mastita- Jbeil, Lebanon. Teaching KG1, KG2 and Grade 1.

sales executive and private teacher

Librairie

March 2004 - May 2005

and private lessons for primary and intermediate classes.
October 2002 till December 2003:

Children Animator

Forum de Beirut, Silhouette

June 2001 - September 2001

organizing special events (face
Painting, airbrush, body painting, henna tattoos..).

Qualifications & Certifications

clinical psychology

Lebanese University

Lycée Adonis

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