Resume

KAREN G. DUDLEY

Education B.A. Psychology, UCLA, June 1976 California State Multi-subject Teaching Credential, UCLA, June 1976 M.A., Human Development, Pacific Oaks College, Pasadena, California, June 1977 Child Development Specialist, Western Regional Center, 1979 Marriage, Family and Child Counselor, License #M15233, 1980

WORK EXPERIENCE

Psychotherapist, Private Practice
(1977 - Present)
Family, conjoint, and adult, community and school presentations, parenting workshops, networking with agencies, in-home parenting consultation, school observations and consultation.

UCLA NEUROPSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE, UCLA Family Development Project, Research Assistant II
(1992 - Present)
Mother-Infant Group Facilitator (infants 2-18 months) Responsible for program planning, group leadership, supervision of Spanish-speaking Mother-Infant Group facilitator, physical set-up and clean-up.

Mother-Toddler Group Facilitator  (toddlers 18-36 months)
(July 2005-March 2009)
Responsible for program planning, group leadership, supervision of Spanish-speaking Mother-Toddler Group facilitator, physical set-up and clean-up.

PALMS RECREATION CENTER, Parent-Infant and Parent Toddler Group Facilitator (April, 2003 - Present)
Responsible for program planning, group leadership, physical set-up and clean-up.

MISHKON TEPHILO SYNAGOGUE, Parent-Infant and Parent-Toddler Group Facilitator (February, 2008 - Present)
Responsible for program planning, group leadership, physical set-up and clean-up

PARA LOS NINOS, Consultant, Parent-Infant Group Facilitator
(February-June 2011)
Staff supervision, in-service for staff on child development issues Responsible for program planning, group leadership, physical set-up and clean-up for Parent- Infant Group and supervision for Spanish speaking Parent-Infant Group Facilitator

LEO BAECK TEMPLE, Parent-Infant and Parent-Toddler Group Facilitator
( January 2010 - June, 2011)
Responsible for program planning, group leadership, physical set-up and clean-up

TEMPLE MENORAH, Parent-Infant and Parent-Toddler Group Facilitator
( October, 2010-June, 2011)
Responsible for program planning, group leadership, physical set-up and clean-up

EVERGREEN COMMUNITY SCHOOL, Parent-Toddler Group Facilitator
(September, 2006 - June, 2008)
Responsible for program planning, group leadership, supervision of group assistants.

SANTA MONICA COLLEGE, Instructor, Infant Growth and Development
(August, 2004 – June, 2006)
Responsible curriculum development, lesson plans, test development, instruction

KEHILAT ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE, Parent-Infant and Parent-Toddler Group Facilitator (January, 2005 – July, 2007)
Responsible for program planning, group leadership, supervision of group assistants, physical set-up and clean-up

WILSHIRE BOULEVARD TEMPLE, Parent-Infant and Parent-Toddler Group Facilitator (July, 1997 - July, 2005)
Responsible for program planning, group leadership, supervision of group assistants.

WESTSIDE JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER, Parent-Toddler Group Facilitator (September, 1985 - June, 1997)
Responsible for program planning, group leadership, supervision of group assistants, physical set-up and clean-up

WILSHIRE BOULEVARD TEMPLE, Co-Leader, Parent-Infant and Parent Toddler Groups (October 1985 – December 1988)
Shared responsibility for program planning and group leadership.

RICHSTONE CENTER FOR THE PREVENTION OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT, (September, 1977 - May, 1983)   
Therapist
(1977 - 1983)
Individual and family counseling with children and parents regarding personal, parenting and child development issues, conjoint and individual therapy with adults and children. Home visits and in-office sessions.
Children's Services Supervisor
(1981-1983)
Coordinated child-related activities, supervised staff and volunteers involved in children's programs, acted as liaison with other professionals involved with the children and their families. Children's programs included a therapeutic preschool, after-school drop-in program, and play therapy.
Director of the Therapeutic Preschool
(1980-1983)
Head teacher in the preschool; trained and supervised volunteers, structured and organized programs, set long-term goals, interacted with parents, organized outings, ordered supplies. 

 

PUBLICATIONS

C.M. Heinicke, M. Goorsky, S. Moscov, K. Dudley, J. Gordon, C. Schneider, D. Guthrie (2000). Relationship-Based Intervention with At-Risk Mothers: Factors Affecting Variations in Outcome, Infant Mental Health Journal, Vol. 21, Num. 3, 133-155

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Association of Child Development Specialists, President (1986-1988, 2007-2009)

CAMFT

Zero To Three