January Lecture with Dr. Rienzi Haytasingh
On January 10, 2013 at 5:30 pm, International Bipolar Foundation will be holding their free monthly mental health lecture with Dr. Rienzi Haytasingh on Bipolar Disorder in Schools: What every parent needs to know.
Dr. Rienzi Haytasingh is a practicing licensed educational psychologist who has devoted his entire professional career towards promoting the education of students with disabilities and differences. As a Diplomate of the American Board of School Neuropsychology, Dr. Haytasingh has taken his appreciation for brain related differences in children, and used that knowledge to properly evaluation and set up individual programs for students in public and private educational settings.
Dr. Haytasingh received his bachelor's degree in psychology and child development from California State University at Chico in 1999, and his master's degree in school psychology from National University in 2001. He earned his doctorate in school and educational psychology from Alliant International University, with emphasis in neuropsychology in 2005, and a post doctorate certificate in school neuropsychology from Texas Women's University in 2006. He received his board certification in 2006 from the American Board of School Neuropsychology. Before receiving his bachelor's degree, Dr. Haytasingh worked in the department of psychiatry Tehama County Mental Health RTC. Dr. Haytasingh worked as a direct care counselor treating adolescents with dual DSM-IV diagnosis. During his graduate level work in San Diego, Dr. Haytasingh worked as a therapeutic behavioral specialist, and case manager at Vista Hill Foundation, where he worked with at risk youth and families in the home and school diagnosed with mood conditions. At that same time, Dr. Haytasingh worked for the Southern Indian Youth Council treating Native American adolescents who experienced depression and drug use diagnosis.After he received his master's degree, he served as a school psychologist for the San Dieguito Union High School District from 2001 to 2004. At that time he delivered services for the Coastal Learning Academy, which focused on educating students with mood conditions.
Dr. Haytasingh provides assessments to student with emotional and neuropsychological differences, and works with teachers, parents and districts to develop meaningful educational programs. Dr. Haytasingh also works with dozens of attorneys and advocates in providing independent educational evaluations, and program evaluations for students suspected of not making educational benefit.
Date: Thursday, January 10, 2013
Social: 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Lecture: 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm
Location: Sanford Children's Research Center, Building 12
10905 Road to the Cure
San Diego, CA 92121
Event and parking are free!
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