SUCCEED Educational Consulting, LLC

Resume of Nancy A. Black, LICSW

Professional Experience

SUCCEED Educational Consulting, LLC, Portsmouth, RI, 2010 to Present
IECA Professional Member, 2010
IECA Associate Member, 2008
IECA Summer Training Institute, 2008
IECA Fall and Spring Professional Conferences, 2008 - 2013

Private Practice, Portsmouth, RI, 1991 to Present
Consultation, assessment, and treatment of adults, children and adolescents with anxiety and mood disorders, learning disabilities, trauma, behavior disorders, and autistic spectrum disorders.
Treatment planning with school personnel, hospitals, and residential facilities
Presented series of workshops at Bradley Hospital for parents of children with severe behavioral issues.

American Consular Agent, South Australia, 1987 - 1989
Relocation counseling of newly arrived American families.
Researched questions regarding visas, passports, health and education in collaboration with the United States Embassy in Melbourne, Australia.
Represented US families at American/Australian events.
Administered "preschool readiness" assessments and screenings.
Tutored children in "whole language" reading program.

Psychotherapy Private Practice, New London, CT, 1984 - 1987
Consultation with private and public schools in conducting psychotherapy with young students with severe speech and language deficits
Collaboration with Connecticut College Speech and Language Program

Institute of Living, Hartford, CT, 1984 - 1987
Two year clinical training and education program focusing on child and adolescent diagnosing and treatment.
Course work covered comprehensive study of child and adolescent disorders.
Training and intensive supervision of clinical assessments at the Institute of Living In-patient and Partial Hospital Program.
Publication of article addressing the implications of language development in providing clinical services to the autistic population.

Institute of Living, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1983 - 1986

Graduate Training and Experience

Connecticut College Graduate School, Department of Psychology, 1989 - 1990
Administered psychological testing at Norwich State Hospital in Young Adult Unit.
Completed two semesters of coursework on psychological and educational testing of children and adults.

Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, New London, CT, 1977 - 1981

Brackenridge Hospital, Austin, TX, 1975 - 1976
Provided crisis intervention to parents and families of children with acute and terminal illness, as well as accident victims requiring intensive rehabilitation.

Elizabeth Lund Home, Burlington, VT, 1974
Provided counseling for residentially placed adolescent girls with behavior disorders, high-risk pregnancies, and affective disorders.

Professional Development and Training Offerings

University of California, Irvine: Course completed: Summer 2011
College Counseling with International Students
University of Cape Town, South Africa, April, 2010, Department of Psychology, Guest Lecturer on Eating Disorders
Rhode Island Chapter, NASW July 2010, Administered Mental Health Training on Cultural Competency and Cultural Diversity to clinical social workers and teachers
Newport County Community Mental Health Center, Newport, Rhode Island, March 2008: Guest Speaker at annual community meeting, Advocacy for Special Needs Populations
Training in Psychoanalytical Hypnotherapy 1988 to 1989, Program Development, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia

Professional Development and Continuing Education

Harvard College Medical School Conferences:
Neurodevelopmental Disorders of Childhood
Adolescent Self Destruction
Childhood Developmental Disorders
Bipolar Disorder from Childhood to Adulthood

Brown University School of Medicine Conference:
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Asperger's Syndrome in Children and Adolescents

Rhode Island Psychological Association Conference:
Psychopharmacology of Children and Adults

Boston Children's Hospital Conference:
The Biology of Autism

Asperger's Association of New England and Lecture by Ross Greene:
Asperger's Syndrome

Explosive / Noncompliant Children and Adolescents: A New Conceptual Approach
Lecture by Russell Barkley:
Treatment of children and Adolescents with ADHD and ODD

Autism Support Center and Institute of Community Inclusion Conference:
The Autistic Spectrum: Tools to Enhance the Quality of Life

Spurwink Institute Conferences:
Secrets to Academic Success for ADD/ADHD Students
Case Management and Treatment for Sexually Abused and Abusing Adolescents

Health Science Seminars:
Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence

Bradley Hospital Seminars:
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in the Classroom
Educating the Difficult Adolescent
Organizing the Classroom Around the Autistic Child
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Workshop on Working with Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

Fuller Hospital and Arbor Health Care Seminar:
Traumatized Children: Community and School Interventions

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and University of Pennsylvania:
37th Annual Philadelphia Regional Conference on Developmental Disabilities


Master's of Social Work (MSW), 1976
University of Texas, Austin, TX

Master's of Science (MS) in Community Development, 1975
University of Maine, Orono, ME

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology, 1973
University of Maine, Orono, ME