Kristi L. Hainstock, Ph.D

dr.hainstock@behaviorhealthpartners.com

 

 

EDUCATION                                                                                                                           

 

Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI

Doctor of Philosophy, School Psychology, August 6, 2011

Master of Arts, School Psychology, December 11, 2010

Bachelor of Science, Major – Psychology, Minors – Nutrition, Athletic Coaching, May 6, 2006

 

CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE                                                                                         

 

Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan (Permanent ID Number 6301015359)

Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP; Member Number 951251)

State of Michigan School Psychologist Certificate (License Number SP0000000786315)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                                                         

 

School Psychologist

Midland Public Schools (8/2013 – present)

Provide assessment, intervention, and consultation related to academic and behavioral challenges and support, universal screening, data-based decision making, eligibility for special education, and Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for elementary- and high-school-aged students with disabilities; actively participate on an elementary Instructional Consultation Team; assist with professional development for staff.

 

Licensed Psychologist

Behavior Health Partners – Midland (6/2015 – present)

Conduct psychological evaluations; provide cognitive-behavior therapy and interventions for school-age children and young adults; provide parent coaching; develop positive behavior support plans; consult with physicians and school personnel.

 

Licensed Psychologist

Covenant Center for Autism (8/2014 – present)

Provide diagnostic assessments and treatment recommendations to children displaying symptoms associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders and/or other behavioral disorders.

 

Limited License Psychologist

Behavior Health Partners (2/2011 – 8/2013)

Conducted psychological evaluations; provided cognitive-behavior therapy and interventions for school-age children and young adults; provided parent coaching; developed positive behavior support plans; consulted with physicians and school personnel.

 

 

Assessment Coordinator, Kent Collaborative Autism Network (Kent CAN)

Kent Intermediate School District (8/2012 – 8/2013)

Served as a member of the Kent CAN leadership team; assisted with grant coordination and training; provided consultation regarding current and appropriate assessment tools for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders; attended monthly KentCAN meetings; disseminated information regarding best practices, professional development, and other related topics promoted/provided by the Michigan Statewide Autism Resources and Training (START) Initiative.

 

School Psychologist

Kent Intermediate School District/Byron Center Public Schools (9/2012 – 8/2013)

Provided assessment and consultation regarding academic and behavioral intervention and support, eligibility for special education, and Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for preschool- to high-school-aged students with disabilities.

 

School Psychologist

Kent Intermediate School District/Grand Rapids Public Schools – Center-Based Programs (8/2010 – 9/2012)

Provided assessment and positive behavior support for students with moderate to severe cognitive impairments, significant physical and health needs, and autism spectrum disorders; consulted with teachers, school staff, and parents and assist in the development of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs); served as member of the Lincoln School Leadership Team.

 

Contracted School Psychologist

Gratiot Isabella Regional Education Service District (2/2009 – 6/2010)

Served as a member of a Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team (MET) and assisted in Individualized Education Planning for school-aged students with a variety of disabilities/eligibilities (e.g., learning disabilities, cognitive impairments, autism spectrum disorders, emotional impairments, other health impairments).

 

School Psychology Advanced Practicum

Mount Pleasant Public Schools (8/2008 – 2/2009)

Conducted psychoeducational assessments; developed, implemented, and monitored academic and behavioral intervention programs. Professional Supervisor: Sandra Morgan, Ph.D.

 

School Psychology Practicum

Mount Pleasant Public Schools (8/2008 – 2/2009)

Conducted academic assessments, designed and implemented academic and behavior intervention plans, participated in MET and IEP meetings, conducted individual and group therapy, consulted with teachers and parents. Professional Supervisor: Michael Hixson, Ph.D.

 

Graduate Assistant

Deaf-Blind Central, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI (8/2007 – 5/2008)

Assisted with program evaluation and projects aimed to meet the needs of children and families affected by deaf-blindness.

 

Paraeducator

Holt Public Schools (5/2006 – 6/2006)

Assisted a student with an autism spectrum disorder in a general education first-grade classroom.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE                                                                                                         

 

Fixed-Term Faculty

Central Michigan University (Summer 2015)

PSY656, Advanced Intellectual Assessment

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Central Michigan University (Summer 2009, Summer 2010)

PSY656, Advanced Intellectual Assessment

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Central Michigan University (Fall 2008, Fall 2009)

PSY655, Introduction to Intellectual Assessment

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Central Michigan University (Fall 2006, Spring 2007)

PSY100, Introduction to Psychology

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE                                                                                                        

 

Doctoral Dissertation – A Survey of School Administrator’s Acceptance of School Wellness Interventions (Approved by CMU College of Graduate Studies Summer 2011)

 

Masters Thesis – The Impact of a Midwestern Elementary School’s Wellness Initiatives on Health and School Behavior (Approved by CMU College of Graduate Studies, Fall 2010)

 

An Evaluation of an ACT Preparation Course (Spring 2009)

 

Types of Prompts and Their Implications for Errorless Teaching (Spring 2009)

 

Relation between Playground Peer Interactions and Children’s Self-Concept in Elementary School (Fall 2006 – Spring 2008)

 

Nutrient Intake from Foods and Supplements That May Affect Learning and Behavior in School Children (Fall 2004 – Summer 2006)

 

Vocal Reverse Stroop (Fall 2005)

 

 

 

 

 

PRESENTATIONS  (STATE AND NATIONAL)                                                                      

 

Knop, K.L., Morgan, S.K., & Hornak, D. (2011). The Impact of a Midwestern Elementary School’s Wellness Initiatives on Health and School Behavior. Presented at the National Association of School Psychologists’ Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, February 2011.

 

Knop, K.L., & Hartshorne, N.S. (2010) An Evaluation of an ACT Preparation Course.          Presented at the National Association of School Psychologists’ Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, March 2010.

 

Vladescu, J.C., Knop, K.L., & Hixson, M.D. (2009). Types of Prompts and Their Implications for Errorless Teaching. Presented at the Association of Behavior Analysts’ Annual Convention, Pheonix, AZ, May 2009.

 

Knop, K.L., Vladescu, J.C., & Hixson, M.D. (2009). Types of Prompts and Their Implications for Errorless Teaching. Presented at the Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan Annual Conferece, Ypsilanti, MI, February 2009.

 

Knop, K.L., & Morgan, S.K. (2008). Relationship Between Playground Peer Interactions and Self-Concept. Presented at the National Association of School Psychologists’ Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA, March 2008.

 

Knop, K.L., & Hildebrandt, L. (2006). Nutrient Intake from Foods and Supplements That May Affect Learning and Behavior in School Children, Presented at Central Michigan University Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Mount Pleasant, MI, April 2006.

 

Monohan, J., Knop, K.L., Marsten, J., & Mack, R.M. Vocal Reverse Stroop. Presented at the

Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Charleston, SC, April 2006.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS                                                                                            

 

National Association of School Psychologists

 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION                                                                                                

 

Midland Public Schools Shining Star Employee (October 2014)

Central Michigan University Graduate Student Publication & Presentation Grant (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)

Central Michigan University Undergraduate Student Publication & Presentation Grant (2006)

Central Michigan University Board of Trustees Scholarship (2003-2006)

Graduated from Central Michigan University Sigma Cum Laude (Spring 2006)

Michigan High School Athletic Association Coaching Certification (Spring 2005)

REFERENCES                                                                                                                               

 

Christie Nutkins, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist, Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Behavior Health Partners

(616) 363-2200, dr.nutkins@behaviorhealthpartners.com

 

Robert Paris, Ed.S.

Director of Special Services

Midland Public Schools

(989) 923-5159, parisrj@mps.k12.mi.us

 

Katrina Rhymer, Ph.D.

Professor and Licensed Psychologist

Chair, Department of Psychology

Central Michigan University

(989) 774-3001, rhyme1kn@cmich.edu

 

Erin Tacoma, M.A.

Special Education Director

Byron Center Public Schools

(616) 878-6100, etacoma@bcpsk12.net