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Natalie Sten

3 Spring View St. Carlisle, PA 17013


(412) 862-1916
nataliesten@gmail.com
Highlighted Experience
Assisted in the development and execution of adventure series radiology distraction rooms and educational coloring books
Speaker at Annual Child Life Council Conference, May 2011
Speaker at Association for Radiologic and Imaging Nursing Fall Symposium, September 2012
Speaker at 36
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Annual Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Conference and Exhibit, October 2012

Professional Experience
Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Child Life Specialist II, Department of Radiology
2009-2013
Prepared children and families for radiologic procedures.
Assessed patients development and behavior to meet their psychosocial needs.
Provided emotional support to patients and their families.
Facilitated opportunities for developmental, therapeutic and medical play.
Taught relaxation techniques and promoted positive coping techniques during medical procedures.
Provided information regarding sibling support and bereavement related issues as needed.
Organized and presented child life related in-services for radiology staff members.

Family Behavioral Resources
Behavioral Specialist Consultant / Mobile Therapist
2009-2010
Consulted weekly with clients and their families in the home setting.
Developed, implemented and updated treatment plans.
Identified and recommended behavior goals and intervention techniques.
Collaborated with interdisciplinary team to ensure that plans were consistent.

The University of Pittsburgh
Employee Relations Coordinator
2006-2009
Administered unemployment compensation program, the union bidding process, disability claims and new hire orientation
for union managers.
Assisted with University employee issues regarding performance, terminations, formal complaints, database maintenance and
reporting and provisional extensions.

Education
Millersville University Expected: May 2016
School Psychology Certificate

The University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Education April 2009
Master of Science in Applied Developmental Psychology, GPA 3.8

Community College of Allegheny County December 2006
American Sign Language Certificate, GPA 4.0

The University of Pittsburgh, College of Business Administration April 2005
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, GPA 3.2
Concentration: Human Resources and Organizational Behavior

Bond University, Australia Spring 2004
Study Abroad

Certifications
Level I Pediatric Hypnosis Workshop, National Pediatric Hypnosis Training Institute

Volunteer Experience
Make-A-Wish, 2012-2013
Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, 2002-2003 & 2008-2009