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CURRICULUM VITAE ROBERT JEFFRY MAURER
Family Medicine Spokane
Fifth & Brown Medical Center
(509) 25-2771
e-mail: sciencofexcellence@verizon.net

BIRTHDATE:
March 11, 1946

EDUCATION:
University of California, Berkeley, 1964-1965
University of California, Los Angeles, 1965-1968
San Fernando Valley State College, 1968-1969
University of Houston, 1969-1972

DEGREES:
B.A., 1968, UCLA
M.A., 1971, University of Houston
Ph.D., 1972, University of Houston
EMPLOYMENT & EXPERIENCE:

2004-Present
Clinical Instructor
University of Washington
Department of Psychiatry

2005-Present
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Washington
Department of Family Medicine

2003-Present
Director of Behavioral Sciences
Family Medicine Spokane
University of Washington School of Medicine

  • Curriculum development and implementation
  • Provide lectures, demonstrations, and consultations to residents and faculty
  • Evaluation of residents’ skills in behavioral science
  • Create and conduct workshops and programs for weight loss and weight management

1980-Present

  • Behavioral Science Instructor
  • Family Practice Residency Program
  • Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center
  • Supervision of professional staff and trainees
  • Provide lectures, demonstrations, and consultations to Family Practice residents and faculty
  • Program planning and curriculum development
  • Hospital consultations
  • Create and supervise a weight loss program for patients and staff

Senior Instructor: UCLA Extension

  • Associate Clinical Professor
  • Department of Medicine
  • University of California, Los Angeles

Consultant: British Government

  • Provide workshops for government officials on psychological topics
  • Conduct seminar on team building, stress reduction, and conflict resolution

Consultant: U.S. Navy

  • Provide training in negotiation skills
  • Conduct seminars on stress management, team building

Consultant: Canyon Ranch

  • Conduct lectures and workshops on health promotion and enhancing success
  • Provide individual counseling for spa guests on weight loss and weight management

1975-1979

  • Director of Behavioral Sciences,
  • Valley Medical Center of Fresno
  • Department of Family Practice

Assistant Clinical Professor,

  • Division of Ambulatory and Community Medicine
  • University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

  • Programming planning of Behavioral Science curriculum for Family Practice staff and residents
  • Provide lectures., demonstrations, and on-site supervision for residents and hospital nurses
  • Consultant to hospital administrative staff
  • Psychological assessment
  • Individual, group, and family therapy
  • Supervision of doctoral-level psychology students
  • Conduct research and program evaluation
  • Supervision of Behavioral Science staff including social workers and psychologists
  • Instructor, Family Nurse Practitioner Program

1973-1976

  • Behavioral Science Consultant,
  • Sierra Hospital

Fresno County, California

  • Lectures and demonstrations in improving staff-patient communication and the psychology of illness and health
  • Consultant for staff on the management of behavioral problems in medical settings

Instructor

California State University, Fresno

  • Taught graduate courses in psychotherapy

1973-1974

Clinical Psychologist

Pre-Care Coordinator and Monitor

Fresno County Department of Mental Health

  • Individual, conjoint, marital, family and group therapy with adult outpatients
  • Diagnosis assessment
  • Program evaluation
  • Consultant to the Fresno County Jail

Clinical Psychologist

  • Consultant to Telephone Hotline
  • Consultant to Family Practice Service of the County Hospital
  • Supervision of Master’s-level psychology and social work students from California State University, Fresno
  • Behavior therapy program of obesity
  • Administrative responsibility for team of psychiatrists, social workers and paraprofessionals
  • Supervision of psychiatric residents
  • Program planning for Crisis Services
  • Responsible for developing effective referral system between departments within Mental Health Department and within the county
  • Training of Paramedical Emergency Rescue Team
  • Training of hospital nurse staff in Crisis Intervention techniques

Core Instructor

California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno

  • Teach courses in techniques and theory and psychotherapy to doctoral candidates
  • Supervise doctoral students in individual psychotherapy
  • Supervise doctoral students in consulting with physicians and general hospital patients

Instructor

California State University, Fresno (Extension)

1972

Intern in Clinical Psychology

Houston Veterans Administration Hospital

  • Diagnostic Assessment
  • Individual and group psychotherapy
  • Consultant to halfway House for Federal parolees
  • Consultant to Juvenile Probation Department
  • Group psychotherapy with addicts and consultation with staff on a Methadone Maintenance Program
  • Family therapy and diagnostic assessment of children

1971

Intern in Clinical Psychology:

Houston Veterans Administration Hospital

  • Assessment and therapy on renal dialysis ward
  • Group therapy with nurses working with terminal patients
  • Individual, group, and hypnotherapy with spinal injured patients
  • Instructor of undergraduate course.

Doctoral Candidate

University of Houston, Clinical Psychology Program

  • Coursework: Research and Practicums
  • Ecological Research at a physical rehabilitation hospital
  • Diagnostic assessment, individual and group therapy at a community mental health center

1970

Master’s Candidate,

University of Houston Clinical Psychology Program

1969

Deputy Probation Officer,

Los Angeles County Probation Department

  • Family therapy and vocational counseling with adult and child probationers

HONORS AND HONORARY SOCIETIES:

  • Senior Resident’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in Family Practice, 1981, 1997
  • National Institute of Mental Health Predoctoral Fellowship awarded 1970
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Ph.D orals passed with Honors

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

  • American Association of Suicidology
  • American Board of Hypnotherapy
  • American Psychological Association
  • American Psychotherapists Guild
  • Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy
  • Association for Humanistic Psychology
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • Fellow Diplomate. American Board of Medical Psychotherapists and Psychodiagnostics

PUBLICATIONS:

Maurer, R.J. and J.C. Baxter, “Images of the Neighborhood and the City Among Black, Anglo, and Mexican-American Children, “Environment and Behavior,” 1972, 4,351-388

Maurer, R.J., “Family Assessment,” Family Practice Recertification, August 1983, Vol 5., No.8, Pgs. 27-41, 158-160.

Maurer, R.J., Suicide. In R. Rakel (Eds.). Saunders Manual of Medical Practice., Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 1995

Maurer,R. One Small Step Can Change Your Life. New York: Workman Press, 2004

Sur, D. Maurer, R. and Hairir,K. Stress and the modern male. In Joel Heidelbaugh (Ed). Clinical Men’s Health. Evidence in Practice. New York: Saunders, 2006

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Assessment of Adult Problems
  • Compliance
  • Creativity
  • Differential Diagnosis of Obesity
  • Ethics and Issues in Clinical Psychology
  • Family Therapy
  • Health Issues in Psychology
  • Human Sexuality
  • Interviewing
  • Marriage and Family Problems
  • Personality
  • Projective Testing
  • Psychology of Storytelling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Self-defeating behavior
  • Storytelling
  • Suicide

ADVANCED TRAINING:

Behavior Modification: Application of Medicine

  • Pacific Medical School, San Francisco

Family Therapy Training

  • 150 hours advanced training by George and Ruth McClendon, Western Institute for Group and Family Therapy, Watsonville, California

Group Therapy Training

  • One-month intensive workshop in group psychotherapy using transactional analysis, and Gestalt principles, Bob and Mary Goulding, Western Institute for group and Family Therapy, Watsonville, California

Hypnosis Training

  • A five-day program on neuro-linguistic Programming by Richard Bandlet

Advanced Reitan Workshop

  • 40 hour training in neuropsychological assessment, conducted by Ralph Reitan, Estes Park, Colorado.

Sex, Therapy Workshops

  • 50-hour training in the principles of sex counseling, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Human Sexuality Program

“Type A” Behavior Pattern Risk Reduction

  • Two-week training with Meyer Friedman

CERTIFICATION:

  • American Board of Hypnotherapy American Board of Medical Psychotherapy

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES:

  • Board of Psychology, State of California
  • Board of Psychology, State of Washington

REFERENCES:

  • Available upon request
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