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Loraine Alderman, Psy.D.
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12/97 to 6/02
Private Practice
1761 Rockaway Parkway, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11236
Psychologist
Provide play therapy for children and psychotherapy for adolescents,
adults and families. Administer psycho-educational and psychological
testing.

2/00 to 7/01
Amityville Union Free School District
Amityville, N.Y. 11701
Psychologist - grant funded
Perform Triennial evaluations of students in special education,
Elementary through High School. Provide counseling to students, crisis
intervention, create behavior modification plans and classroom consultation.

09/96 to 11/99
The Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11212
                                       
06/98 to 11/99
Clinical Coordinator of Inpatient Services, Department of Psychiatry
Responsible for coordinating all aspects of two psychiatric inpatient
units (36 beds and 21 beds), and for a nine bed scatter detoxification unit.
Responsibilities include: supervising psychology interns, teaching
residents and medical students, coordinating coverage of staff on all
units, supervising discharge planning of difficult cases, chairperson of
the Inpatient Performance Improvement Committee, and team leader of
clinical cases.
                                      
09/96 to 06/98
Psychologist - Outpatient Department of Psychiatry, Trama Program
Provide direct services to adult clients including, individual, family and
group psychotherapy. Provide outreach to local schools and
organizations about post traumatic stress disorder.

12/96 to 3/00
Westchester Day School
Mamaroneck, N.Y. 10543
Examiner
Conduct psychological assessments of kindergarten students.

07/95 to 06/96
The Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11212
Acute Psychiatric Inpatient Unit, Child and Adult Outpatient Psychiatry
Psychology Intern - APA Approved
Served as a primary therapist on a multidisiplinary treatment team in
adult inpatient, child and adult outpatient settings. Responsibilities
included: assessment and diagnostic evaluation, individual, family,
group and play psychotherapy, discharge planning, and
psychodiagnostic assessment.

09/92 to 06/94
Oceanside School District
Oceanside, Long Island
Highschool, Middle School #9, Elementary School #3
School psychology intern
Conducted kindergarten screenings, initial and triennial psychological
evaluations utilizing cognitive and personality measures. Evaluations
also included classroom observations, review of social history records,
parent and child interviews. Duties included: report writing, parent
conferences, writing IEP's and consultation with teachers, parents and
social workers. Provided individual and group counseling.
Publications:
Alderman, L., Capitelli, Y. (2012) I Get It!, I Get It!, How John Figues It Out. Wood Dale, Illinois: Stoelting Company
 
Edell, H., Lucker, J., & Alderman, L. (2008). Don't You Get It? Living With Auditory Learning Disabilities. Wood Dale, Illinois: Stoelting Company
 
Alderman, L. (Winter 2008). Why Volunteering for Morning Duty Can Be Rewarding. The Nassau County Psychologist 34 (1), 4.
 
Alderman, L., Chisholm, J., Denmark, F., Salbod, S. (1998). Bereavement and Stress of a Miscarriage: As it Affects the Couple. Omega Journal of Death and Dying. 37(4),317-327.
 
Alderman, L.(1996). The Psychological Effects of Miscarriages on Women and Their Families. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Pace University, New York.
 
Alderman, L.(Fall 1995), Miscarriage and It's Hidden Grief. Reach Out 13(2), 1-2.
 
Alderman, L.(1995). Miscarriage Experience and Needs Assessment Questionnaire:Part 1-Mother's Version. Part 2- Partner's Version. Unpublished but copyrighted.
  
Presentations:
 
Granata - Bernacchio, C. and Alderman, L. (2013, February). Practical knowledge about auditory processing disorders psychologists need to know. Seattle, Washington. National Association of School Psychologists 2013 Annual Convention.

Lucker, J. R., & Alderman, L. (2012, ). Practical knowledge about auditory processing disorders psychologists need to know . , Orlando, Florida 120th Annual Convention of The American Psychological Association.


Lucker, J. R., Alderman, L. (2012, February). Practical knowledge about auditory processing disorders psychologists need to know. , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. National Association of School Psychologists 2012 Annual Convention.
 
"Psychiatric Symptoms and Treatment of PTSD" Grand Rounds, Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, Queensville, New York. November 20th 1997.
 
Alderman, L., Chisholm, J., Denmark, F. (1996, August). The Psychological Effects of Miscarriages on Women and Their Families. Poster session presented at the 104th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Media Experience:
Alderman, L. (2012, August 29), Writer's Dream Interview with Dr. Loraine Alderman.


Interviewed by Donna Hanover on "Attitudes Toward Stress" on Good Day New York, 5/6/98.

Interviewed by Donna Hanover on "Sunday Blues" on Good Day New York, 7/30/98.

Weekly column on various mental health topics for the Spring Creek Sun, titled Dr. Alderman, On Call, 4/98 to 5/00.

 
Professional Affiliations:
 
American Psychological Association

National Association of School Psychologists

Nassau County Psychological Association

New York State Psychological Association





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