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Professor Licensed Psychologist
Dr. Allen is a licensed health service provider and works with children, adolescents and adults.
• Coping and Resilience in Children, Adolescents and Families
• Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents
• Depressive and Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adults
Dr. Allen joined the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in July 1991. She was promoted to Associate Professor in 1998 and to Professor in 2004. She is a licensed health service provider and works with children, adolescents, and adults.
Dr. Allen has co-authored six mental health education manuals for Kindergarten through Fifth Grades. One of these manuals, Dealing With Feelings, was added to the Promising Programs List by the Substance and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in 1998. These mental health education programs have been implemented in classrooms in the Oklahoma City Public Schools for the past 25 years.
Dr. Allen is the author of three coping and resilience manuals which have been published by the Terrorism and Disaster Center in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The first of these manuals, RCI-Child, is an enhancement of an interview implemented with 6500 children in classrooms in the Oklahoma City Public Schools following the bombing in Oklahoma City in 1995. RCI-Child has since been implemented with child and adolescent survivors of Hurrican Katrina and with children in a high-risk neighborhood in Shreveport, Louisiana with significant results. RCI-Child was added to SAMHSA’s Promising Programs List in 2011. Additional manuals are RCI-Family for use with families and RCI-Clinician for use in clinical settings.
Dr. Allen has been a full member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Oklahoma Psychological Association (OPA) since 1991. She has served on the Board of Directors of OPA in 1992 as Secretary of Health Service Providers.
As an educator and psychotherapist, Dr. Allen teaches and supervises Psychiatry and Psychology interns, residents, and fellows in the art of interviewing and evaluating children and their families. She leads seminars for trainees in the Department, focusing on play therapy techniques. She was awarded the Gordon Deckert Award for Sustained Excellence in Education in 2008.
Doctorate in Philosophy, Counseling Psychology
The University of Oklahoma
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Community Mental Health
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
• Health Services Provider, Oklahoma Psychological Association
• National Register of Psychologists
• American Psychological Association Counseling Psychology Organization
Specializing in child, adolescent, and family mental health services for over 30 years, Donna Hammond has recently retired from the University of Oklahoma's College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Child/Adolescent Unit. Donna is accepting new patients for individual or family therapy, and many insurance plans.
Episcopal Church Women
(Inclusive Language Committee)
January, 2000 – August, 2015
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Child/Adolescent Unit.
Teaching, supervising and instructing medical students, residents, psychiatry residents, and Fellows in outpatient setting. Develop curriculum for seminars in Family Therapy trainees on rotation in Child and Adolescent Department. Teach Family Therapy seminars weekly and supervise Fellows. Instruct trainees in family therapy models, and developing community resources/contacts.
Teaching and training responsibilities across campus include Professorial Rounds and Teaching Conference (Psychiatric Grand Rounds) yearly. Teach Communication and Mental Status courses with 1st and 2nd year medical students.
August, 1991 – January, 2000
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma. Promoted to Assistant Professor effective 7/1/99.
Formal and informal instruction of undergraduate medical students (3rd year), general psychiatry residents, child & adolescent fellows, social work students, psychology interns, etc. in family therapy models, family/systems theory, family dynamics, group therapy, discharge planning and community relations. Training included emphasis on sexual abuse issues, attachment disorders, and especially on parenting. Acted as Supervisor for social work practicum students and other allied mental health workers. Provided psychosocial assessments for outpatients and families.
Following the Murrah-building bombing, I offered individual and group treatment services to persons affected by this disaster. I worked with rescue personnel and their spouses, persons who have lost relatives (inpatient and out-patient) in the bombing and those clients for whom the bombing was the most recent in a series of traumatic events.
Spring Semester 1999, 2000
Adjunct FacultySouthwestern Oklahoma State University, Department of Social Work
Taught Social Work III: Macro-Social Work to upper level undergraduates.
Fall Semester 1995
Adjunct FacultyUniversity of Oklahoma, School of Social Work
Taught Advanced Work with Family Systems to graduate students. Approached the section using an overview of five more commonly-used approaches to family therapy. After conferring with the students, we agreed to select specific client families and discuss treatment issues and techniques using all five of the approaches so that the students were able to “compare and contrast”. Assigned outside reading, processed genograms with the students as a means of identifying patterns and issues for intervention. Prepared tests and graded assignments.
LCSW Licensure by the Oklahoma State Board in 1993, with a clinical specialty, following two years supervision.
9/90–6/91 MSW, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma School of Social Work
9/87–6/90 BA, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma School of Social Work
9/90–5/91 Graduate Practicum Parent’s Assistance Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Training in Parenting Skills Program, Sexual Abuse Treatment Program and Community-Based Sex Offender Treatment Program. Facilitator for groups, intake assessments, and individual work with persons from each group. Provided therapy in a Parenting Skills Program for new mothers incarcerated at Mabel Bassett, Correctional Facility for Women.
9/89–5/90 Under-graduate Practicum, North Care Community Mental Health Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Consulting with members of psycho-social rehab “club”, and work with the chronically and persistently mentally ill. Provided members (clients) with help to secure/maintain benefits. Headed the Kitchen Unit which prepared meals for 30/40 people per day, attended outings with members and generally acted as a “healthy friend” to members.
August, 90 – May, 91, Graduate Assistant, Dr. Julia Norlin, Director, School of Social Work.
Acted as support staff to the Director in addition to teaching the undergraduate courseHuman Behavior in the Social Environment.
September, 90 – May, 91, Research AssistantCase Management Project, Center of Social Work Research, University of Oklahoma, School of Social Work.
May, 90 – September, 90, Research Assistant
Survey on Baccalaureate Social Work Education in Oklahoma, Center for Social Work Research, University of Oklahoma, School of Social Work.
Hammond, D., Whittlesey, S., Kearns, L., Bennett, S., Allen, S. Adolescent suicide problems, Journal of Oklahoma Medical Association, (2003) 97(2): 78-82.
Allen, S., Kearns, L., Whittlesey, S., Hammond, D., Bennett, S. Alcohol-related problems among adolescents: part I, Journal of Oklahoma Medical Association, (2003) 96(7): 320-322.
Allen, S., Kearns, L., Whittlesey, S., Hammond, D., Bennett, S. Alcohol-related problems among adolescents: part II, Journal of Oklahoma Medical Association, (2003) 96(9): 444-448.
Allen, James R. and Hammond, D. Groups within groups: fractals and the successes and failure of a child inpatient psychiatric unit. Transactional Analysis Journal, (2003) 33(4): 302-314.
Allen, J., Pfefferbaum, B., Hammond, D., Speed, L. A disturbed child’s use of a public event: Cotard’s syndrome in a ten-year-old. Psychiatry (2000) 63(2): 208-213.
Allen, J., Pfefferbaum, B., Speed, L., Hammond, D. (1999). Stressors, trauma and development. Handbook of Child Psychiatry and Allied Health Professionals.
Specializing in geriatric, adolescent, adult and family therapy, Bill Hart is accepting new patients for individual or family therapy, and many insurance plans.
Vice President of Graduate Social Work Association, University of Oklahoma
Member of PI Alpha Beta Honors Society
Providing mental health therapy services to developmentally delayed adults. Helping my clients to work through their problems and helping to find creative ways for them to work through their issues. Addressing the clients needs at their level. Respecting each individual for their unique talents, gifts and goals. Empowering clients to find their own solutions to their issues by helping to guide them to attain their goals.
Completing psychosocial evaluations of all rehab patients to assess for family and community support. Assisting families and patients with finding needed community resources to return our patients to the community. Assisting patients and their families with locating resources for their follow up medical care including differing modalities of therapy, long term care, and medical follow up. This medical follow up includes medical care for our un-funded patients. I also act as the spokesman/ communications liaison for the rehab unit to facilitate communication between the treatment team and patients and their families. I also facilitate the weekly inter-disciplinary treatment team meeting. The treatment team consists of our Medical Director, our Program Director, our Lead Nurse, the Lead Physical Therapist, the Lead Occupational Therapist, and our Speech Therapist.
Tracked crucial changes to key legislative initiatives.Helped to resolve a wide array of issues facing the citizenry.Interacted with the constituents and aided representatives in understating their constituent’s views on particular legislation.Determined policy implications of proposed legislation.Attended various meetings in Representative Hoskin’s place, and relayed key information.Assisted representative in public outreach.
Assisted with in-take of new clients.Performed Psychosocial examinations.Conducted group therapy sessions.Located placement for soon to be discharged patients.Aided discharged patients with follow-up care appointments.Referred clients to local education, social service, and health care agencies.
LCSW Licensure by the Oklahoma State Board in 2014, with a clinical specialty, following two years supervision.
5/07 - 5/09 MSW University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma School of Social Work
5/03 - 5/07 BA University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Specializing in employee assistance programs, psychotherapy with geriatric population and female supportive therapy, Suzanne has been practicing for more than 35 years.
Masters of Social Work, University of Oklahoma
Bachelors in Science, Nursing, San Francisco State University