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					                           PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
                                     FACULTY VITA


                                   DENISE M. WORTH, PH.D.
                                    Department of Psychology
                                 California State University, Chico


Current Position:       Professor Emeritus
                        Faculty Early Retirement Program, teaching Spring Semesters only

Program(s) Affiliation: School Psychology (Pupil Personnel Services Credential Program)

Academic Preparation/Degrees:
Doctorate, year, university, major field: Ph.D., 1978, University of Tennessee, School Psychology
Masters, year, university, major field
Bachelors, year, university, major field: B.A. (Honors), 1969, University of California, Santa Cruz

Professional Credentials/Licenses:       Licensed Psychologist, State of California (Inactive)

Area(s) of Specialty:   School Psychology, Child Counseling

Current courses:        Counseling Practicum (school based), first-year School Psych students

Relevant Scholarly Activities: (since Fall ‘01)
(Please note if any of these activities involved members of the P-12 school community.)

        Research
        Supervision of 12-15 student theses based on empirical research (nearly all involving K-12
        students)

        Publications (note if refereed and acceptance rate)

        Presentations

        Grants/Contracts
        Private Psychology practice 1/83-12/01, often involving children and their families referred by
        public school personnel

        Professional Development/Conference Attendance
        While my specific records maintained for personnel purposes no longer exist and/or are
        in storage, I continued to attend yearly School Psychology conventions until my mother's
        and son's 2002 and 2003 illnesses and my subsequent partial requirement. I also
        attended Continuing Education seminars for Licensed Psychologists through 2004.


Professional Memberships: (note any offices held)
       National Association of School Psychologists
       American Psychological Association
       California Association of School Psychologists
       School Psychology Educators of California (formerly Treasurer)

Contributions to the University/Community:
       Have served on several community boards, currently for California Vocations, a nonprofit
          providing activities, employment and housing to the developmentally disabled, and
          until 2002 on the Community Advisory Committee for Special Education in the county
       Have made many community presentations over the years

Awards and Recognitions:
Please place a check by any of the following instructional strategies you employ in your
teaching.

_X__   Action research                            _X__   Modeling
_X__   Case studies/vignettes                     ___    Multimedia materials
_X__   Classroom discussion                       ___    Online discussions
_X__   Clinical supervision                       ___    Observation at sites
___    Computer programs                          _X__   Peer coaching
___    Compressed video                           ___    Power point
_X__   Cooperative learning                       _X__   Project-based learning
_X__   Critical analysis                          _X__   Reflective thinking
_X__   Differentiated instruction                 _X__   Role playing
___    Educational games                          _X__   Service learning
_X__   Experiential learning                      _X__   Student directed learning
_X__   Guided discovery                           _X__   Web-based resources
_X__   Inquiry                                    ___    Other ________________________
_X__   Lecture




Please place a check by any of the following assessments you employ in your
teaching.

___    Electronic portfolios
_X__   Exams (multiple choice, short answer, essay)
___    External reviews
_X__   Group projects
_X__   Individual projects
___    Media productions
_X__   Performance assessments
___    Portfolios
_X__   Research papers
_X__   Other

				
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