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Cara Campbell, Curriculum VITA

Education

  • M.A. Counseling Psychology, Wheaton College Graduate School, Wheaton, Illinois, 1982. With Honors.
  • B.A. Psychology and Religious Education degrees, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1980.

Professional Affiliations

  • Approved Supervisor, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (2008)
  • Clinical Member, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (1993)
  • Clinical Member, Indiana Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (1993)
  • Charter Member of American Association of Christian Counselors

Licensure

  • Indiana Marriage and Family License #35000279A (Certification from December 1992 - June 30, 1997 .  Licensure granted July 1, 1997).

Therapy and Supervision Experience

  • Director of Counseling
    • Founder and Director of Beacon of Hope Counseling Center, Elkhart, IN.  Provide supervision to therapists, administration duties, and individual, marriage, and family counseling.  (October 2004 to present)
  • Director of Counseling and Employee Assistance Program
    • Supervise therapists and support staff at Family Services of Elkhart County, Elkhart, IN. Provide consultation and coaching to Employee Assistance Program companies. Provide counseling services as needed. (Jan. 1, 2003 - August, 2004)
  • Director of Professional Services
    • Supervise directors of programs as well as continue to supervise and manage the counseling program at Family Services, Elkhart, IN. Continue to provide counseling services as needed. (July 1, 1999 - Dec. 31, 2002)
  • Supervisor
    • Director of the Clinical Counseling Program at Family Services, Elkhart, IN. Supervised all Masters level therapists and interns and provided management skills for the program. (July 1, 1997 - June 30, 1999)
  • Therapist
    • Provided individual, marital, pre-marital, adolescent, and child therapy at the Family Care Center, Fort Wayne, IN. (February 1994 to December 1996).
  • Supervisor
    • Supervised 2 Graduate and 2 undergraduate interns at the Family Care Center, Fort Wayne, IN. (December 1995 to December 1996).
  • Supervisor
    • Supervised 4 Graduate Students at Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana in their practicum clinical experience (September 1996-December 1996).
  • Therapist
    • Conducted individual, pre-marital, marital, and adolescent counseling at Sonrise at Aboite UMC, Fort Wayne, IN (January 1990 - September 1994).
  • Therapist
    • Individual, Marital, and Group Therapist at Oak Brook Christian Center, Oak Brook, IL (September 1986 to August 1989) and from (April 1982 to July 1983).
  • Supervisor
    • Supervisor to Wheaton Graduate Interns at Oak Brook Christian Center, Oak Brook, IL (September 1986 to August 1989).

University/College Teaching Experience

  • Associate Faculty in Psychology
    • in the Social Sciences Dept. at Bethel College, Mishawaka, IN (August 2005 to present). Classes taught: Marriage and Family, Human Sexuality, Crisis Intervention, Abnormal Psychology/Psychopathology(Graduate level), General Psychology, Life Span Development, Child Growth and Development, Adolescent Growth and Development, Psychological Measurements, and Introduction to the Human Services Profession. Internship Coordinator for the sociology, criminal justice and psychology departments (fall of 2006 to present).
  • Adjunct Instructor
    • in the Social Sciences Dept. at Bethel College, Mishawaka, Indiana (August 2004 to present). Classes taught: General Psychology, Life Span Development, Marriage and Family.
  • Adjunct Instructor
    • in the School of Education at Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana (September 1995 - December 1995). Classes taught: Educational Psychology.
  • Instructor
    • in the Behavioral Science Department at Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma (August 1984 to August 1986). Classes taught: Abnormal Psychology, Psychology of Personality, Clinical Psychology, Senior Paper, Psychological Measurements.
  • Adjunct Instructor
    • in the Behavioral Science Department at Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma (August 1983 to August 1984). Classes taught: Abnormal Psychology, Psychology of Personality, Clinical Psychology, Senior Paper, Psychological Measurements.

Professional Presentations

  • Retreat Speaker. Love you Neighbor as Yourself. First United Methodist Church, Goshen, IN. (Nov. 2006)
  • Stress Management. Seminar presented for Bethel College Staff. October, 13, 2005.
  • Presented a one day workshop for PAUMCS on "Boundaries in the Workplace" at Geneva Center, Rochester, IN on November 3, 2004.
  • Pre-marital/marital counseling presentations at Memorial High School, Elkhart, IN. Each Spring for one of the Home Economics classes, (1999-2004).
  • Anger Management, Communications Skills, Understanding your Teenager, and Coping with Life Skills. Seminars taught at local companies in Elkhart (1999-2004).
  • Presented with spouse a Sermon Series on "What Matters to Men" and "What Matters to Women" at New Hope UMC, Elkhart, IN on April 6 & 13, 1997.
  • Presented a workshop entitled "Sexual Abuse: Living Beyond It's Trauma" at WBCL'S A Day Away, Fort Wayne, Indiana, (September, 1996).
  • Presented information on stress relievers and communication tools to an adult Sunday School class at Covenant UMC, Fort Wayne, Indiana (September, 1996).
  • Co-conducted with spouse a leadership training seminar for Grief Workshop facilitators at Blackhawk Baptist Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana (August, 1996).
  • Co-presented a Grief Recovery Workshop for Blackhawk Baptist Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana (September, 1996).
  • Co-presented a Grief Recovery Workshop for Sonrise at Aboite UMC, Fort Wayne, Indiana (February, 1996).
  • Retreat Speaker for Women's Ministry Spring Retreat at Olathe Bible Church, Olathe, Kansas (April, 1996).
  • Presented Sermon Series with Spouse on roles of husband/wife at Sonrise at Aboite UMC, Fort Wayne, Indiana (February, 1995).
  • Conducted Marriage Retreats for Sonrise at Aboite UMC, Fort Wayne, Indiana; Oakbrook Christian Center, Oakbrook, Illinois; and The Chapel, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Professional Community Service

  • Board member of the TAPP (Teenage Pregnancy Program) of the Elkhart School System, Elkhart, Indiana. April 1997 to 1999.