WORK EXPERIENCE

08/21-Present: Augusta University, Department of Psychological Sciences
Adjunct Professor
Course(s): PSY110, Introduction to General Psychology, Fall Semester 2021

08/20-Present: Aiken County Public School District
School Psychologist

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

09/19-09/20 (expected): Nova Southeastern University South Florida Internship Consortium (APA-Accredited Internship Program)
Psychology Intern
Palm Beach County Schools, Palm Beach County, FL.

09/18-12/18: Community Action & Human Services Department (CAHSD) Psychological Services Head-Start
Practicum Student
Miami-Dade County (MDC), Miami, FL

05/18-05/19: School-related Psychological Assessments and Clinical Interventions Clinic (SPACI)
Practicum Student
Nova Southeastern University, Fort. Lauderdale, FL  

05/18-08/18: Summer Reading Explorers Program (SREP)
Supervisor & Assessment Specialist
Florida International University, Miami, FL 

08/17-05/19: University School at Nova Southeastern University– Lower and Upper School
Practicum Student
Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL

05/17-08/17: Summer Reading Explorers Program (SREP)
Student Assessment Specialist
Florida International University, Miami, FL              

05/17- 08/17: School-related Psychological Assessments and Clinical Interventions Clinic (SPACI)
Practicum Student
Nova Southeastern University, Fort. Lauderdale, FL                       

08/16- 05/17: Mailman Segal Center for Human Development
Practicum Student
Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL                        

01/17-05/17: Starting Right Program
Practicum Student
Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL                        

08/16 –12/16: School Psychology Services – Bilingual Department
Practicum Student
Broward County Public Schools, FL       

                 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

06/19-08/19: Summer Reading Explorers Program (SREP)
Florida International University, Miami, FL
(30 hours/week)
Program Assessment Assistant

02/17: West Glades Middle School, Parkland, FL.
Volunteer Crisis Counselor

01/18-01/19: Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL.
Graduate Assistant

6/16-2/17: Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Organization, Sunrise, FL.
Direct Care Staff

8/15-6/16: Palm Beach County Schools, FL.
Paraprofessional

8/14-5/15: Palm Beach County Schools, FL.
Undergraduate Volunteer

 

TEACHING/TRAINING EXPERIENCE

08/21-Present: Augusta University, Department of Psychological Sciences
Adjunct Professor
Course(s): PSY110, Introduction to General Psychology, Fall Semester 2021

08/18-12/18: Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL.
Lead Graduate Teaching Assistant
Course: PSY 1501 Assessment: Intelligence Testing 

10/16-12/16 & 08/17-12/17: Nova Southeastern University Davie, FL.
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Course: PSY 1501 Assessment: Intelligence Testing 

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

09/16-Present: Capstone Research: Music Therapy for Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder

05/18-1/19: Wrote an encyclopedia entry titled Physical Disabilities. In Macmillan Encyclopedia of Intimate and Family Relationships: An Interdisciplinary Approach.

09/14-09/15: Thesis: Influence of Frontal and Medial-Temporal Functioning on Memory for Actors and Actions.

 

PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

Kersten, A.W., Earles, J.L., Aucello, K., Tautiva, E., McRostie, N., Brydon, C., & Adaryukov, J. (2018). Influences of executive and memory functioning on memory for the sources of actions. Psychology and Aging. DOI: 10.1037/pag0000312 

Aucello,K., Licata, A., & Valley-Gray, S. (2018). Music Therapy for Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presentation to the National Association of School Psychologists, Atlanta, GA.

Ruiz, L., Aucello, K., & Valley-Gray, S. (2018). Childhood Schizophrenia: Implications for School Psychologists. Poster presentation to the National Association of School Psychologists, Atlanta, GA.

Aucello,K., Licata, A., & Valley-Gray, S. (2018). Music Therapy as an Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Presentation to the Florida Association of School Psychologists, Orlando, FL.

Ruiz, L., Aucello, K., & Valley-Gray, S. (2018). Assisting children diagnosed with schizophrenia in the school setting. Presentation to the Florida Association of School Psychologists, Orlando, FL.

Aucello, K. & Valley-Gray, S. (2017). Music Therapy for Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster Presented to the Florida Association of School Psychologists, Daytona Beach, FL.

Tautiva, E., Aucello, K., & Earles, J. (2015). Memory for actors and actions. Poster presented to the Harriet Wilkes Honors College Symposium.


OFFICES AND SERVICE IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

2016-2018: Chair (president) of Teaching of Psychology, Division of Graduate Students (ToPDoGS) College of Psychology, Nova Southeastern University.

  • Communicated with Nova Southeastern University faculty in the graduate and undergraduate psychology programs to pair students to serve as teaching assistants.
  • Arranged talks on campus regarding the teaching of psychology.
  • Held events to raise money for charity, including a bake sale to raise money for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting.

 

CERTIFICATIONS

2020                 Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP)

2020                 South Carolina State Educator Board: Educator License- School Psychologist III

2019                 PREPaRE School Safety and Crisis Intervention Preparedness Curriculum Certification

                          National Organization of School Psychologists (NASP)

2018                 Autism Diagnostic Interview Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2) Training

2018                 Rorschach Performance Assessment System (R-PAS) Training

2017                 CITI Certification for Social/Behavioral Human Research Course

                          Institutional Review Board

2017                 CITI Health Information Privacy and Security (HIPS)

                          Institutional Review Board

2016                 CITI Certification for Research in Human Subjects

                          Institutional Review Board       

2016                 Disaster Mental Health Certification

                          American Red Cross

2016                 Psychological Mental Health Training

                        American Red Cross