Senior Clinical Assessment Consultant
In her role as a Senior Clinical Assessment Consultant at PAR, Ms. Woodward travels across the western region of the United States to consult with a variety of school, hospital, and corrections professionals regarding their psychological assessment and continuing education needs. She provides conceptually-based proprietary product workshops for professionals both in their settings and at state and national conventions. Some of the products she covers include:
In addition to individual presentations for the PAR products listed above, Ms. Woodward offers a product overview workshop that introduces several assessments published by PAR in one session. Create a workshop that fits the specific needs of your staff and learn how your selected products can enrich assessment in your specific testing setting.
Ms. Woodward has regular discussions with PAR test authors, which allows her to stay up-to-date on current assessment trends and products. She maintains an active interest in current research regarding assessment and school psychology issues.
Ms. Woodward received both a bachelor's degree in psychology and an Educational Specialist degree in school psychology at the University of Northern Colorado, where she was awarded the Graduate Dean’s Citation of Excellence for her outstanding research accomplishments in psychological assessment. Ms. Woodward served as a substance abuse counselor for 5 years, then practiced as a school psychologist in the Colorado public school system for 3 years, where she provided services to children from birth to 21 years of age. While serving the public school system, she was instrumental in developing and implementing response to intervention (RTI) policies and procedures. Additionally, her work focused on crisis response and threat/risk assessment procedures, early childhood assessment, behavioral assessment and intervention, and program planning for preschool students who were diagnosed with autism. Ms. Woodward is a licensed school psychologist in the state of Colorado, a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, and a member of the National Association of School Psychologists. She resides in Denver, Colorado.