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Lessons offered by Laura
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
Taught subjects
  • Psychology
  • General knowledge
  • Sociology
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College / University
  • Adult Education
  • MBA

Advanced Professor with Doctor of Philosophy in Human Development and Family Studies

Methodology


• Purdue University, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Human Development and Family Studies, 1997-2002
• University of Maryland University of College, Masters of Arts (M.A.), Counseling and Personnel and Services, 2001-2003
• Illinois State University, Masters of Science (M.S.), Sociology, 1995-1997
• Illinois state University, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Sociology, 1991-1995

Background

I have been giving lessons for twelve years. I have instructor over 500 students. Many of my students have continued with their education to earn advanced degrees. Most have found my teaching style to be efficient and relaxed.

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : $50/h
Lessons offered by Laura
Individual
The lessons will be held
at her home
Taught subjects
  • Psychology
  • General knowledge
  • Sociology
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Advanced Technical Certificate
  • College / University
  • Adult Education
  • MBA

Laura's resume

Laura Ann Cobb
P.O. Box 839 Worth, IL 60482 (concealed information) (concealed information)
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Professional Summary

• Nationally certified (#82339), Licensed Professional Counselor (#(concealed information)) with 4000+ supervised client-contact hours.
• 25+ years proven ability to develop, maintain, and document client records.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills in working with individuals/agencies of diverse personalities and backgrounds.
• Certified Family Life Educator, National Council on Family Relations.
• Superior teamwork ability; skilled in multi-tasking under stressful conditions.
• Dynamic presenter with experience in 700+ public speaking engagements.
• Exceptional writing, planning and leadership skills.
• Competent and knowledgeable of counseling techniques and theories.
• Experienced and skilled college-level instructor with 15+ years in teaching a variety of classes related to Sociology, Family Studies, Human Development, Sexual Harassment, Conflict Dissolution, Ethics, Interpersonal Relationships, Gender, and Couples Communication.

Professional Experience

University of Phoenix/Illinois State University/University of Maryland University of College/South Suburban Community College January 2003 – Present

• Developed, coordinated, and conducted classroom activities for 1500+ college students over a 13 year period.
• Developed all instructional methods and materials; maintained student records.
• Provided guidance, consultation, and assistance to 30+ students with grievances and appeals.
• Independently organized, implemented, and established priorities for an original research program.
• Gathered, synthesized, evaluated, analyzed, and interpreted research data from a variety of sources.
• Insured the confidentiality, accuracy, and completeness of individual data recording, tabulation, and analysis.
• Composed and published 3 professional articles and 6 book reviews in peer-reviewed journals.
• Worked on numerous tasks to develop curriculum for Sexual Harassment and Diversity, Ethics, and Conflict Resolution.

Yoga, Spin, & Water Aerobics Instructor, Personal Trainer
U.S. Army, Riviera Sports and Fitness Center, Reflections Yoga April 2005-March 2015

• Provided individualized programs to include education and guidance on proper dietary intake, cardio-respiratory exercise, supplementation and resistance training to 300+ clients.
• Provided enthusiastic and motivating orientation to encourage continued use of fitness faciity and services.
• Assisted fitness manager in revenue generating activities such as complimentary workouts, community fitness runs and motivating orientation to encourage continued use of fitness facility and services.
• Maintained accurate administration of client files, session logs, supplement purchases, measurement tracking, and workout programs.

Family Advocacy Manager
Family Advocacy Program U.S. Army January 2005-August 2009

• Guided Europe regional communities in prioritizing resources, adhering to U.S. Army Policy and completing program reports and taskers.
• Conducted Command briefings for all incoming European rear detachment and unit commanders.
• Served as action officer for Emergency Placement Care (EPC).
• Monitored, documented, and followed-up on in and out-of-home child abuse/neglect cases.
• Helped place children when necessary in foster care.
• Assisted and provided technical assistance to communities in implementation of the Family Advocacy & EPC Program.
• Coordinated with community agencies on FAP and EPC issues.

Career Counselor, RCI Army Career Alumni Program October 2002-October 2004

• Established and maintained services of counseling programs and other career related activities.
• Conducted extensive research and provided immediate counseling and needs-based services to meet preventative, developmental strategies and remedial outcomes.
• Developed policies and programs to benefit clients and staff development.
• Consulted with clients, superiors, and other community personnel to problem-solve community needs.
• Facilitated daily group counseling sessions and large group workshops directing clients through the development of individual goals and best-matched community services.
• Reported to supervisors(s) regarding annual goals and services.

Organization Affiliations
• Yoga Alliance
• AFAA
• American Counseling Association
• European Branch of the American Counseling Association
• NCFR Board Member


Certifications
• Personal trainer, Yoga/Spin/Kickboxing/Water Instructor, AFAA
• Yoga Instructor (200+), Kriya Temple of Chicago

Volunteer Experience and Causes

• Heidelberg International Marathon Club, Membership Chair (January 2006)
• Volunteer for Indiana Domestic Violence Women's Program (January 1997)
• Facilitator, Oakton Community college (November 2005)

Honors and Awards
• Graduate Student Scholarship, Illesheim, Germany Spouses Community Club, 2003
• Military Student Scholarship, University of Maryland, March 2002
• Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year, Illinois State University/American Sociological Association, 1997
• John Kinneman Scholarship, Outstanding Undergraduate Student of the Year, Illinois State University,1995

Education

• Purdue University, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Human Development and Family Studies, 1997-2002
• University of Maryland University of College, Masters of Arts (M.A.), Counseling and Personnel and Services, 2001-2003
• Illinois State University, Masters of Science (M.S.), Sociology, 1995-1997
• Illinois state University, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Sociology, 1991-1995
• Victor J. Andrew, High School General,1987-1991

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