Cheri Mays

Cheri Mays is an Instructor in the Department of Psychology and Sociology at Rogers State University.

Education

M.S., Community Counseling
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

B.S., Foreign Language Education
Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX

Work Experience

2005 – Present
Affiliate Family Therapist, Family & Children’s Services

  • Assess clients for level of service provision
  • Provide individual and family therapy, home-based and in-office, for children in the Family Sexual Abuse Treatment Program
  • Provide individual and family therapy, in-office, at William Barnes Children’s Advocacy Center
  • Provide court reports
  • Educate law enforcement, DHS, and legal system about child sexual abuse
  • Prepare client to testify in court
  • Prepare individual and family for discharge

2000 – 2011
Private Practice Clinician

  • Provided individual outpatient counseling to adults
  • Responsible for management duties related to account, advertising, budget, billing, etc.
  • Responsible to conduct psychosocial assessment
  • Prepared individual for discharge

1998 – 2000
Outpatient Women’s Counselor, Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc., Tulsa, OK

  • Assessed clients for level of service provision
  • Provided individual counseling for victims of domestic abuse
  • Provided crisis resolution services
  • Presented training to volunteers at DVIS
  • Served as liaison to interagency group, TREAT
  • Conducted weekly group counseling sessions for victims of domestic abuse
  • Supervised counseling student interns

1997 – 1998
Student Intern, Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc., Tulsa, OK

  • Assessed clients for level of service provision
  • Provided crisis resolution services
  • Co-Facilitated weekly group counseling sessions
  • Developed and implemented a workshop for friends/family of victims of domestic abuse

Licenses and Certificates

  • Licensed Professional Counselor, Oklahoma No. 2524
  • Nationally Board Certified Counselor, No. 67648
  • Certified Domestic Violence Counselor, No. FI6061