Michael Joseph Schneider, Ph.D.
|Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Illinois License No.: 071-005940
Missouri License No: PY 01367
Chestnut (2nd Floor)
Security Disability Determination Services. As a Medical Consultant I
review applications for mental disabilities under the Title II and Title
XVI programs (Disability Insurance Benefits and Disabled Individuals.
Please note: I am not allowed to consult with individuals regarding any
application for benefits.)
|10/2004 to present:
|| Private practice in clinical
psychology. Practice includes providing cognitive-behavioral therapy
to individual adolescents and adults, couples therapy, parent counseling
and the assessment and treatment of juvenile sexual behavior problems.
Client concerns include anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues,
personal growth and wellness.
|08/2005 to 05/2007:
|| Quincy University, Quincy, Ill.
of Counseling Center. Responsibilities included all administrative and
clinical components of operating a campus-based mental health clinic,
direct clinical services to students and staff and supervising graduate
level counseling students.
|1/2000 to 9/2004:
|| Chaddock, Inc., Quincy, Ill.
as Associate Director of Clinical Services for a 38 bed residential
treatment facility included training and supervising Masterís level
and practicum students, supervising multidisciplinary treatment
teams, providing staff in-service training, serving as liaison to state
agencies, hiring and training of therapists, revising/updating various
agency and department policy and procedures.
|10/94 to 1/2000:
||22nd Judicial Circuit of Missouri, Family
Court - Juvenile Division, St. Louis, Mo. Responsibilities as Chief
Psychologist included supervising a staff of five psychologists and one
clerical staff; managing training and supply budgets; recruiting and
selection of staff; determining departmental policy and procedures;
coordinating services with other departments within the Court and with
|1/88 to 10/94:
||22nd Judicial Circuit of Missouri, Family
Court - Juvenile Division, St. Louis, Mo. Responsibilities as Staff
Psychologist included psychological evaluations (300+ cases) and
psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults; consultations with
Court staff; assessment and group therapy with adolescent sex offenders;
Court testimony; crisis intervention with detained juveniles; screening
and scheduling referrals; supervision & training of practicum students
|9/84 to 1/88:
||Children's Center for Behavioral
Development, Centreville, IL. Two years as Therapist and one year as
Clinical Director in a therapeutic day school for behaviorally disordered
children. Responsibilities included supervising clinical staff of eight
therapists; individual and group therapy; treatment planning; working with
|9/80 to 7/87:
||Community Psychological Services,
University of Missouri-St. Louis. (Graduate student position)
Responsibilities included individual and family therapy; psychological
evaluations; individual and team supervision of graduate students.
| 9/83 to 9/84:
||APA approved Clinical Psychology
Internship, V.A. Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo. Rotations included
inpatient psychiatry, geriatric and oncology, general hospital medical
psychology, and out-placement at St. Louis Juvenile Court.
Responsibilities included individual and group therapy; psychological
assessment; consultations to medical staff.
|9/82 to 9/83:
||Graduate Level Practicum: St. Louis County
Jail, Clayton, Mo. Responsibilities included individual and group
therapy for adult maximum security inmates, including sexual offenders and
|9/81 to 9/82:
|| Graduate Level Practicum: V.A.
Medical Center, Outpatient Alcohol Dependency Treatment Unit. Responsibilities
included assisting as co-therapist in ongoing treatment groups;
psychological assessments; screening for admission to treatment groups.
|5/79 to 8/80:
||Partial Hospitalization Program Assistant,
Mark Twain Community Mental Health Center, Hannibal, Mo. Responsibilities
included co-therapy in ongoing treatment groups; developing treatment plans;
scheduling and supervising social education and activity groups for
inpatient substance abuse clients and outpatient clients with
developmental disabilities; conducting daily relaxation/meditation groups (Back
Teaching/Training/Conference Presentation Experience:
||Central Illinois Psychological Society:
Provided brief workshops on Eckhart Tolle "The Power of Now:
Implications for Psychologists", and Freeze-Framer Biofeedback
Program for Stress Management.
|2005 to 2007:
||Quincy University: Provided a variety
of psychoeducational programs for students and training for Resident
Assistance and university staff on anxiety and stress management, alcohol
awareness, suicidal behavior and self-harm behavior (cutting).
|2000 to 9/2004
||Chaddock. Provided training to all new
employees on Sexually Problematic Behavior, rotated as trainer on
licensing regulations, professional boundaries, behavior treatment, etc..
|1992 to 1998
||22nd Judicial Circuit, Family Court -
Juvenile Division. Presented training annually to Volunteer Guardians
ad Litem on "The Impact of Foster Care Placement on Identity
Development." Also presented training on "Principles of Behavior
Modification", "Suicide Prevention in the Detention
Center", "Responding to Children's and Adolescent's Sexual
Behavior", and on "Working with Dysfunctional Families using
Claudia Black's Approach" to detention and/or court-side staff.
||Missouri Association for Home Based
Services. Co-presenter on "Juvenile Sexual Offenders",
outlining cautions and issues for home-based service providers in
||National Adolescent Perpetrator Treatment
Network Annual Conference "A Protocol for Responding to Juvenile
Division of Family Services CAN
Conference. Panel Presentation on "Responding to Adolescent
Missouri Psychological Association
Fall Conference. Panel Presentation on "Treatment Issues with
Adolescent Sexual Offenders". (Back to top)
Undergraduate Psychology courses taught at the University
of Missouri-St. Louis:
|1/85 to 5/85:
|8/84 to 12/84:
|9/82 to 12/82:
|9/81 to 5/82:
||Teaching Assistant for undergraduate
statistics and research methods courses. (Back to
||Received Doctoral Degree in Psychology from University
of Missouri-St. Louis, an A.P.A. approved program in clinical
psychology. Required internship was also A.P.A. approved.
||Received Masters Degree in Psychology from University
of Missouri-St. Louis.
||Received Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Quincy
College, Quincy, Ill., graduation with Honors. (Back
Current Professional Affiliations:
|Member: American Psychological Association
|Illinois Psychological Association
|Missouri Psychological Association
|Central Illinois Psychological Society
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|Primary responsibility for developing the
structure and organization of the Quincy University Counseling Center,
including all forms, policies and procedures and drafting protocols.
Obtained a grant from the Illinois Higher Education Council to support
alcohol prevention programs on campus.
|Designed and implemented two year program to
train and monitor Chaddock child care staff with respect to transference,
counter-transference and professional boundaries.
|Initiated the development of the long-term
intensive outpatient treatment program for adolescent sex offenders at the
22nd Judicial Circuit, Family Court - Juvenile Division. Primary
responsibility for the initial design and implementation of the
assessment, orientation and treatment components of the program.
Successfully obtained external grant funding to support the Courtís
outpatient sex offender treatment program and Missouri Juvenile Sexual
Perpetrator Treatment Network projects.
|Founding member and first president of the
Missouri Juvenile Sexual Perpetrator Treatment Network, a not-for-profit,
multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to the reduction of sexual
victimization through coordinated responses to juvenile sexual offenders.
The Network presented six state-wide conferences on issues related to
treatment and prevention of sexual offenses and hosted the National
Adolescent Perpetrator's 1995 Annual Conference. Other Network projects
included developing a state-wide treatment resource directory and a
standardized protocol for responding to juvenile sexual offenders.
|Selected to be member of Missouriís
Childrenís Justice Act Task Force, 1996-1999. The organization was a
multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural group mandated by the Federal
government to review Missouri's statutory and systemic responses to child
abuse and make recommendations for statutory and regulatory changes that
could reduce the trauma experienced by victims of abuse. Co-chaired
Children's Justice Task Force committee that organized a state-wide
multidisciplinary symposium of professionals concerned with the victims of
child sexual abuse.
|Organized and improved the referral and
screening process within the Diagnostic - Treatment Department of the St.
Louis Family Court. Helped guide and facilitate efforts to computerize the
Department's database and develop plans for furthering the use of
computers within the Department. Conducted the Department's first use of
strategic planning. Oversaw and facilitated the delivery of new services
for detained youth, e.g., psychiatric services for youth on or in need of
medications. (Back to top)
References available upon request.