MATTHEW JACOBSON Ph.D. M.S. M.Res.
Andrea doria 19. Barcelona, Spain 08003
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Sept 2010 PhD Social Psychology Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, España.
June 2005 TESOL certificate. Global College. Vancouver, B.C.
Dec 2004 Masters in Research. Media Department, Goldsmith College, London, UK.
Aug 1983 Masters in Science. Counseling Psychology. Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA. USA. (GPA 3.75)
Dec 1980 Bachelors in Science. Major in psychology and minors in Environmental Studies and Sociology. Western Michigan University. (GPA 3.95 Summa Cum Laude).
English Instructor Sept 2005 to June 2011
EADI Institut. Badalona, Spain
While completing my doctoral work I was an English instructor at various language institutes in Barcelona, Spain. I taught all levels of classes at the EADI institute and all ages including children, adolescents and adults. I conducted classes at the school in Badalona as well as at the offices of the businesses. I conducted classes for basic adult learners, intermediate and advanced students who both wanted to prepare for Cambridge exams as well as executives who wanted to develop their conversation skills.
English Instructor Sept 2009 - 2011
Astex Barcelona, Spain
I taught private classes to students preparing for the Cambridge exams in Barcelona. I prepared all the material and completed all the evaluations. Classes consisted of conversation, grammar, reading, composition and basic cultural revisions. As a member of the teaching staff I completed all administrative duties including quality assurance, time scheduling and supervision with coordinators. I conducted classes at the local business in Barcelona and in the client’s homes.
Psychology Instructor January 2014 - Present
Seattle Community College District. Seattle, WA
Teach Psychology classes at North Seattle and Seattle Central Colleges in Seattle, WA. I have taught Introductory Psychology and Human Development during the three quarters I have worked for the district. I design the curriculum, conduct all the lectures and complete all the assessment for the classes.
Cornish Art Institute. Seattle, WA September 2014 - Present
I teach an introductory psychology class. I design the class curriculum, conduct all the lectures and complete all the class grading and evaluations.
Psychology Instructor Jan 1990 – Dec 1996
Whatcom Community College. 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, WA. USA. (información oculta)
Taught Psychology and Human Services classes to first and second year undergraduate college students. I reported to the Dean of Education and the head of the Psychology department. As lead lecturer I attended meetings and helped with program development for the Psychology and Human Services department. I developed the curriculum, conducted evaluations, and provided the in class instruction for the following classes:
General Psychology Social Psychology
Interviewing and Counseling Child and Human Development
Life Span Development Etiology and treatment of Chemical Dependency
Instructor/Advisor Jan 1990 – June 1995
Whatcom Community College. 237 W. Kellogg Rd. Bellingham, WA. USA
Taught adult returning students to the college classes focused on Study Skills/Time Management/ Stress Management. Monitored and advised over 100 students each quarter and supervised the program staff including three teachers and one student intern.
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY EXPERIENCE
Counselor/Assistant Supervisor Feb 2000 – Aug 2003
Multicultural Counseling Center.
Lutheran Community Services. 605 S.E.Chavez Blvd.Portland, OR 97214
Provided outpatient counseling services to a diverse range of multicultural populations in a nonprofit mental health agency. Worked as a clinical supervisor and therapist with clientele from Somali, Russian speaking, and Hispanic backgrounds.
Clinical Supervisor/Program Manager Sept 1996 – Aug 1999
Northwest Youth Services. 1020 North State Street. Bellingham, WA 98225
Coordinated and managed the counseling department in a private non-profit mental health agency specializing in serving youth and families in a five county region of Northwest Washington State, USA. Administered a budget of over $200,000 with direct administrative responsibility for program development and outreach.
Languages: Advanced level Spanish