Ohio University

Brittni Morgan

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Graduate Student On Internship

Year of Entry

Fall 2012

Program

Clinical Psychology

Adviser

Dr. Julie Suhr

Research Interests

Broadly, Brittni's research interests include the relationship between performances on neuropsychological assessment measures and clinical presentations, cognitive symptoms, and personality traits. Brittni's current research project is examining the role of trait impulsivity on neuropsychological task performance among substance users.

Curriculum Vitae

Brittni V. Morgan, M.A.
Department of Psychology
Ohio University
200 Porter Hall
Athens, OH 45701
740-593-1707
bm569811@ohio.edu

Education

Ohio University, Athens, OH

Doctor of Philosophy

Projected Graduation: May 2018 Concentration: Clinical Psychology GPA: 3.89/4.0

Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

Masters of Art

Graduated: May 2012 Concentration: Clinical Psychology GPA: 4.0/4.0

Thesis: “Correlations Between the Child Abuse Potential Inventory and The MMPI-2-RF in a Sample of Court-Referred Parents”

Missouri State University, Springfield, MO

Bachelors of Science

Graduated: May 2010

Major: Psychology

Major GPA: 3.72/4.0

Minor: Gender Studies

Overall GPA: 3.60/4.0

Publications

Solomon, D., Morgan, B. V., Aasburg, K. A., & McCord, D. M. (2014, August). Treatment implications based on Child Abuse Potential Inventory and MMPI-2-RF scores: Are we missing an intervention opportunity? Children and Youth Services Review.

Presentations

Bryant, A., Lee, E., Howell, A., Morgan, B., Cook, C., Patel, K., Menatti, A., Clark, R., Buelow, M., Suhr, J. (2015, November). Malingered functional impairment in the context of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A simulation study. Poster presented at the 35th Annual National Association of Neuropsychology Conference, Austin, TX.

Lee, E., Clark, R., Buelow, M., Patel, K., Cook, C., Morgan, B., Howell, A., Menatti, A., Bryant, A., Suhr, J. (2015, November). Malingered ADHD on the CAARS: Do reasons for malingering matter? Poster presented at the 35th Annual National Association of Neuropsychology Conference, Austin, TX.

Morgan, B., Cook, C., & Suhr, J. (2015, November). Noncredible report in ADHD evaluation: A concern for assessment of functional impairment. Poster presented at the 35th Annual National Association of Neuropsychology Conference, Austin, TX.

Patel, K., Bryant, A., Menatti, A., Howell, A., Morgan, B., Cook, C., Lee, E., Buelow, M., Clark, R., Suhr, J. (2015, November). MMPI-2-RF profiles in malingered ADHD: Does reason for malingering matter? Poster presented at the 35th Annual National Association of Neuropsychology Conference, Austin, TX.

Menatti, A., McInerney, K., Demireva, P., Morgan, B.V., & Suhr, J. (2015, February). Longitudinal prediction of driving risk in an older adult sample. Poster presented at the 43rd Annual International Neuropsychological Society Meeting, Denver, CO.

Bolinger, E., Morgan, B. V., Cook, C., Menatti, A., & Suhr, J. (2014, June). What does an elevation on MMPI-2-RF revised scale 8 mean in university students referred for evaluation? Poster presented at 12th Annual AACN Conference, New York, NY.

Cook, C., Bolinger, E., Morgan, B. V., Menatti, A., & Suhr, J. (2014, June). Illness perceptions are related to invalid symptom report and malingering on neuropsychological tests. Poster presented at 12th Annual American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology Conference, New York, NY.

Menatti, A., Bolinger, E., Cook, C., Morgan, B. V., & Suhr, J. (2014, June). The concept of cogniphobia and its relation to validity of neuropsychological evaluation in medical patients . Poster presented at 12th Annual American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology Conference, New York, NY.

Bolinger, E., Dykstra, J. B., Morgan, B. V., & Suhr, J. (2013, June). The correlates of the Neurological Complaints (NUC) and the Cognitive Complaints (COG) scale in evaluations of ADHD. Poster presented at the 11th Annual American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology Conference, Chicago, IL.

Dykstra, J. B., Bolinger, E., Morgan, B. V., & Suhr, J. (2013, June). The Neurological Complaints (NUC) and Cognitive Complaints (COG) scales of the MMPI-2-RF as indicators of malingering in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and learning disability evaluations. Poster presented at the 11th Annual American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology Conference, Chicago, IL.

Morgan, B. V., Moon, W. B., McCord, D.M. (2012, February). Correlations between MMPI-2- RF Supplementary Scales and the Child Abuse Potential Inventory. Poster presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Morgan, B. V., Solomon, D., Asberg, K., McCord, D. M. (2011, November). Psychological predictors of abuse: are we missing an intervention opportunity? Poster presented at the 2011 Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, CN.

Solomon, D., Morgan, B. V., Asberg, K. (2011, November). Personality traits as predictors of adult psychological adjustment. Poster presented at the 2011 Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, CN.

Morgan, B. V., Moon, W. B., McCord, D. M. (2011, May). Correlations between MMPI-2-RF, Child Abuse Potential Inventory, and ASEBA scales in a sample of court-referred parents. Paper presented at the 2011 Minnesota Multiphasic Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) Symposium, Minneapolis, MN.

Morgan, B. V., Moon, W. B., McCord, D. M. (2011, May). Correlations between the Child Abuse Potential Inventory and the MMPI-2-RF scales in a sample of court-referred parents. Paper presented at the 2010 Southeastern Psychological Association Convention, Jacksonville, FL.

Morgan, B. V., Moon, W. B., McCord, D. M. (2011, May). Correlations between MMPI-2-RF Scales and the Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment. Poster presented at the 2011 Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Washington D. C.

Russell, V. J., Morgan, B. V., McCord, D. M., & Asberg, K. K., Moon, W. B., (2011, April). Differential patterns of correlations between the Child Abuse Potential Inventory and MMPI-2-RF scales among men and women. Poster presented at the 2011 Western Carolina University Annual Gender Conference, Cullowhee, NC.

Morgan, B. V., Moon, W. B., McCord, D. M. (2011, March). Correlations between the CAP overall Abuse scale and primary MMPI-2-RF Scales in a clinical setting. Paper presented at the 2011 Western Carolina University Graduate Research Symposium, Cullowhee, NC.

Morgan, B. V., Moon, W. B., McCord, D. M. (2010, November). Personality predictors of potential of child abuse as measured by the Child Abuse Potential Inventory. Paper presented at Western Carolina University Weekly Research Colloquium, Cullowhee, NC.

Research Experience

Researcher, Psychology Department, Ohio University, Athens, OH

Under Dr. Julie Suhr, Fall 2012-Present

Conducted psychodiagnostic and neuropsychological assessments for research purposes including dementia evaluations, personality traits, and select cognitive abilities.

Researcher, Skyland Care Center, Sylva, North Carolina

Under Dr. William Chovan, Fall 2011-May 2012

Conducted Modified Mini-Mental State Exams with residents. Developed intervention techniques to be implemented at this facility with dementia/Alzheimer’s disease.

Researcher, Charles George VA Medical Center, Asheville, NC

Under Dr. Arthur Horn, Fall 2011-May 2012

Examined relationship between Wechsler Memory Scales-Revised and select cognitive abilities in conditions of dementia.

Co-Researcher, Psychology Department, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

Under Dr. Kia Asberg, April 2011-May 2012

Examined Personality traits as predictors of psychological adjustment. Used measures of overall well-being including autonomy, environmental mastery, personal growth, positive relations with others, purpose in life, and self-worth.

Researcher, Psychology Department, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

Under Dr. David M. McCord, Fall 2010-May 2012

Examined relationships between the MMPI-2-RF and the Child Abuse Potential Inventory and Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment. Looked at personality traits evident in a population of potential child abusers.

Teaching Experience

Instructor, Physiological Psychology, Psychology Department, Ohio University January 2016-Present

  • Duties include syllabus creation, lecture and exam preparation, exam and paper grading.

Graduate Assistant for Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, Psychology Department, Ohio University
August 2015-December 2015; May 2014-June 2014; August 2013-December 2013 Supervisors: Xiaoxia Song; Dr. Susan Tice-Alicke; Allison Tenbrink

  • Duties included test and paper grading and proctoring of exams.

Graduate Assistant for Introduction to Clinical & Counseling Psychology, Psychology Department, Ohio University August 2014-December 2014; August 2012-May 2013 Supervisor: Dr. Gary Sarver

  • Duties included exam proctoring.

Graduate Assistant for General Psychology, Psychology Department, Ohio University January 2014-May 2014
Supervisor: Dr. Michael Grant

  • Duties included exam proctoring.

Graduate Assistant for Child & Adolescent Psychology, Psychology Department, Ohio University
August 2014-December 2014

Supervisor: Alex Holdaway

  • Duties included preparation and presentation of lecture materials and exam proctoring.

Graduate Assistant for Assessment, Psychology Department, Western Carolina University August 2011-May 2012
Supervisor: Dr. Lori Unruh

  • Duties included conducting lab sessions regarding WAIS-IV, WISC-IV, ASEBA, WJ-III Cognitive, and WJ-III Achievement, individualized supervision with assessment administration and protocol scoring, and scoring of protocol for each assessment administered, and feedback regarding performance.

Teaching Assistant for Introductory Psychology, Psychology Department, Western Carolina University
August 2010-May 2011 Supervisor: Dr. Erin Myers

  • Duties included test and paper grading, creating of test materials, entering grades electronically, as well as preparation and presentation of lecture materials.

Practical Experience

June 2015-Present

Responsibilities and activities include conducting include conducting comprehensive neuropsychological assessments, report writing, providing feedback to clients, as well as consultation and clinical interviews. Completed brief neuropsychological screenings within the outpatient Concussion Clinic. Additionally, served as treatment provider for the Concussion Treatment Program, providing biofeedback and CBT to individuals with prolonged concussion symptoms. Further, participated in weekly group supervision and individual supervision. Attended bi-weekly neuropsychology case conference and research group meetings, and weekly neuropsychology seminar.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH Supervisors: Dr. Kelly McNally & Dr. Douglas Bodin

January 2013-Present

Responsibilities and activities include conducting evaluations, interviews, records requests, assessments, and feedback as required. Furthermore, full final neuropsychological reports write- ups. Also responsible for development of skills and knowledge in regards to client welfare, diagnosis, intervention, referrals, advocating, and prognosis.

Ohio University Psychology and Social Work Clinic, Athens, OH Supervisor: Dr. Julie Suhr

August 2013-May 2015

Responsibilities and activities include intake assessments, development of treatment plans and case conceptualizations, monitoring and writing of progress notes, psychotherapy including empathetic listening techniques, development of working alliance with clients, development of treatment goals with client, implementation of specific treatment strategies, including CBT, IPT, EFT.

Ohio University Psychology and Social Work Clinic, Athens, OH Supervisors: Dr. Timothy Anderson & Dr. John Garske

January 2014-September 2014

Duties included conducting neuropsychological evaluations, interviews, review of medical records, and feedback provided in a population of veterans; also responsible for neuropsychological report writing.

Chillicothe VA Medical Center, Chillicothe, OH Supervisor: Dr. Jeremy Bottoms

November 2011-May 2012 Skyland Care Center, Sylva, NC Supervisor: Dr. William Chovan

Duties included conducting cognitive assessments, interviews, review of medical records, and individualized interaction with individuals with a dementia and Alzheimer’s disease diagnoses.

August 2011-May 2012

Duties included neuropsychological, intelligence, and personality assessment within an inpatient psychiatric unit. Also conducted cognitive behavioral based group psychotherapy (Seeking Safety) with a group of individuals with PTSD and substance use diagnoses in mental health outpatient setting.

Charles George VA Medical Center, Asheville, NC Supervisor: Dr. Art Horn, Dr. Hillary Siedler

January 2011-May 2011

Duties included intake interview, medical records review, cognitive and personality assessment administration, and feedback within an outpatient college mental health setting. Furthermore, psychological report write-ups were completed.

Psychological Services Clinic, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC Supervisor: Dr. David McCord

January 2010-May 2010

Duties included observation of neuropsychological assessment, administration of neuropsychological assessment screen (RBANS) within inpatient rehabilitation unit.

St. John’s Hospital Neuropsychology Department, Springfield, MO Supervisor: Dr. Phillip Mothersead

August 2008-December 2008

Duties included planning and implementation of daily/evening activities with staff, organization and conduction of morning meetings with residents, interview and clinical observation of residents within assisted living setting.

Culpepper Place at Chesterfield Village, Springfield MO

References

Available upon request.