Psych Services of Roane County, Inc.
Licensed Psychologist - WV # 922
Janice Blake - M.A.
141 Main St., Spencer, WV 25276
Phone: (304) 927-5262
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Written by Psych Services of Roane County, Inc.
Monday, 13 December 2010 13:14

JANICE BLAKE, M.A.,

Licensed Psychologist, WV # 922

Psych Services of Roane County, Inc.

207 E. Main Street, Suite 106
Spencer, WV 25276
Phone: (304) 927-5262 FAX: (304) 927-0378


EDUCATION:
Master of Arts Degree, Marshall University Graduate College (MUGC), December 1999.
Hours Completed: 44 Cumulative Grade Point Average: 3.75
Major: Clinical Psychology
Concentration: Diagnosis and Intervention
Specialization: Adults with Chronic Mood and Psychotic Disorders
Bachelor of Science Degree, Glenville State College (GCS), May 1994.
Hours Completed: 128 Cumulative Grade Point Average: 3.78
Major: Behavioral Science
Minor: Behavior Disorders
Electives: Criminal Justice
77 continuing education units during the licensing period of June 01 2008 to June 01 2010. 30 continuing education units during the licensing period of June 01, 2010 and June 01, 2012
20 continuing education units are required per two year period.


Devoted to continuing psychological services to individuals and families in central West Virginia by forming Psych Services of Roane County, Inc. on April 01, 2007.

Licensed Psychologist:

Psych Services of Roane County, Inc.,  serving as Clinical Director and President of the Board from April 01, 2007 to present while continuing to complete psychological evaluations and therapy with a limited number of people.

Privilege: Granted permission by the West Virginia Board of Examiners to supervise Supervised Psychologists beginning December 2007 to present.

Professional Affiliations: The American Psychological Association,
The West Virginia Association of Professional Psychologists, and
The American College of Forensic Examiners (ACFEI).

CAREER-RELATED WORK HISTORY:
Psych Services Associates, Inc. serving as Vice President and CEO, June 2006 to April 2007. Duties included completing psychological evaluations for a variety of individuals, agencies, and maintain a caseload of adolescent, and adult therapy clients

Roane County Family Health Care, Inc. Nov 05, 2007 to February 29, 2008.
This period was an attempt to merge Psych Services with the larger facility

Psych Services Associates, Inc. serving as Vice President from February 2001 to June 2006  Work under supervision until licensed in June 2006. Duties Include: Providing individual, family, and couples/conjoint therapy. Completing psychological evaluations for a variety of individuals, agencies, and the court systems, and maintain a caseload of adolescent, and adult therapy clients.  Consultation with John J. Kampsnider, Ph.D.
Psychological evaluations/testimonies: In Magistrate, Family, and Circuit Courts in Roane, Jackson, Calhoun, Clay and Kanawha Counties.

Supervised Psychologist Psych Services Associates, Inc. February 2001 - June 2006. Duties Include: Provide individual, family, and group therapy working under the supervision of John J. Kampsnider, Ph.D. Complete psychological evaluations and maintain caseload of children, adolescent, and adult therapy clients. Forensic evaluations/testimonies: In Magistrate, Family, and Circuit Courts in Roane, Jackson, Calhoun, Clay and Kanawha Counties.
Internship, Psych Services, Inc. January 1996 to December 1997.
Additional Internship at Psych Services, Inc. September - December 1999 while completing theses. Duties Included: Provided individual, couples, and group therapy under the supervision of John J. Kampsnider, Ph.D. Completion of psychological evaluations, including administration of a variety of psychological test instruments, for children, adolescents, and adults.
Practicum/Intern Student: Psych Services, supervised by John J. Kampsnider, Ph.D.
Psychometrist, Psych Services Associates, PLLC September 1999 - January 2000. Duties Included: Responsible for administration and scoring of a wide variety of psychological and psychoeducational tests for children, adolescents, and adults for other providers in the agency. This position ran parallel with the additional internship.


OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE:
Social Service Specialist/Administrative Assistant at SunBridge for Glenville in W.V. Duties included: Assistant to the Administrator, social work for the elderly and their families, marketing, and admissions. April 2000 to August 2000.

Department of Health and Human Resources, Wood County, as a Child Protective Service Worker (CPS) in the Ongoing Unit. July 1999 to December 1999.

Psych Services in Spencer, WV on Tuesday and Wednesday as a psychometrist to administer a variety of psychological testing instruments to children, adolescents, and adults.
April 1999 to May 1999.

Action Youth Care (AYC) in Spencer, WV, May 1994 to September 1998. First as a Family Service Specialist where I provided case management, supportive counseling, and crisis intervention to families in need. I was promoted to Therapist in 1996 and began to provide therapy to clients in their home as well as the office. I also worked with the Foster Care Program where I worked to place children with the most compatible foster parents, provided support to the foster parents, arranged visitation with biological parents and worked with Child Protective Services. In July 1997, I was promoted to Clinical Team Leader where I supervised a team of Family Service Specialists and Therapists in Jackson, Roane, Calhoun, Gilmer, Clay, and Braxton Counties. I continued to provide therapy to a limited number of clients under the supervision of John J. Kampsnider, Ph.D. as part of my internship for my Masters Degree. In January, 1998, I was offered a promotion to Regional Coordinator but declined as this position would have not involved direct services.

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BARBARA  (HOLCOMB) BALLASH, M.A, M.A.

Licensed Psychologist, WV#

SUMMARY:
Strong interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills. Earned two M.A. degrees in Psychology and is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of West Virginia.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Psych Services of Roane County (2007 - Present)

  • Psych Services moved in July 2017 from 141 Main Street to current
  • 207 E Main Street, Suite 106, Spencer, WV 25276
  • (304) 927-5262
  • (formerly Psych Services Associates, Inc. 2002 to 2007)
  • 141 Main Street, Spencer, WY 25276

Licensed Psychologist (February 2010 to Present)
Supervised Psychologist (July 2002 to February 2010) responsible for psychological evaluations, family therapy, group therapy, and individual therapy.

Catholic Charities: Parmadale (February 2007 -April 2008)

6753 State Road, Parma, OH44134
440-843-5590

Transitional Therapist working under the license of a supervisory licensed social worker, responsible for preparing adolescents placed within residential treatment for transition into the community. Provided services including counseling, case management, treatment planning, and CPST services.

Supervisor: Vicki Ochoa
Kanawha Valley Center (August 2001-November 2002)
200 Bradford Street, Charleston, WV 25301
304-347-9818

Clinical Team Coordinator and Intensive Therapist responsible for the supervision of the Clay Office consisting of four social workers and one administrative assistant. Responsible for personnel decisions as well as employee evaluations and supervision. Clinical duties included
assessment, therapy and treatment planning. Additional responsibilities included community relations and liaison with local Dept. of Health and Human Resources, Clay County School System, Court System, and Family Resource Network.

Supervisor: Lori Haldron
Action Youth Care (March 1998 -August 2001)
(currently DBA Kanawha Valley Center)

Regional Clinical Coordinator (April 2001 - August 2001) responsible for the supervision of the Clay Office consisting of two social workers and two administrative assistants. Also responsible for personnel decisions, employee evaluations and supervision. Additional duties included coordination of community relations and resources in seeking additional behavioral health
referrals.

Supervisors: Anessa Baxter and Katrina Jefferson.
Clinical Team Leader (December 1998 - January 2001) responsible for supervision of five social workers, one therapist, and two administrative assistants. Clinical duties included assessment, supportive counseling, case management and treatment planning. Also responsible for personnel
decisions, employee evaluations, supervision and coordination of community relations and resources.

Supervisor: Susan Greathouse and Katrina Jefferson
Family Service Specialist and Lead Family Service Specialist (March 1998 - December 1998)
responsible for providing supportive counseling, behavior management services, case management, clinical evaluation, and limited supervisory and scheduling duties.

WV Department of Health and Human Resources (January 2001 - April 2001)
Clay Office, Main Street, Clay WV 24043
304-587-4268

Protective Service Worker responsible for investigation and aiding in the prosecution of child abuse and neglect cases.

Supervisor: Mischelle Williams
Henry Clay Hotel (1997 - 2007)
141 Main Street, Clay, WV 25043
304-587-4028

Bookkeeper responsible for monitoring of cash flow, paying bills, coordinating and facilitating the attainment of necessary licenses and approvals from state, local, and federal. agencies. Also responsible for coordinating and paying of all taxes and tax associated records.
Owner: Arthur Jarrett

EDUCATION HISTORY:
West Virginia State College (1994 - 1997)
Received B.A. in psychology with a minor in Spanish
Also completed 15 hours of mathematics

Marshall University Graduate College (1998 - 2001)
Received M. A. degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Marshall University Graduate College (2001 - 2005)
Received M.A. degree in Clinical Psychology

MEMBERSHIPS:
Psi Chi, psychological honor society (1995 - Present)
Positions held: president, treasurer, vice-president.
Faculty adviser: James Spencer, Ph.D. of West Virginia State College

WVSC Research and Development Corporation (1996 - 1997)
Position: student representative of WV State College on the board of Directors.

Foreign Languages Honor Society (1996 to 1999)
Faculty adviser: Carolyn Halstead of WV State College

LICENSES:
West Virginia Licensed Psychologist (February 2010 - Present)
West Virginia Licensed Supervised Psychologist (June 2002 - February 2010)
West Virginia Licensed Social Worker (April 2002 - April 2004)
Temporary West Virginia Licensed Social Worker (April 1998 - April 2002)


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