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Heather Bauer
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Biography:
Heather has worked with students in higher education as a counselor, mentor, instructor, and tutor for the past five years both at the undergraduate and graduate level. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Criminology and Criminal Justice from Indiana State University and a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Ball State University. Heather joined USI in October 2013 as an Academic Counselor in Student Support Services. She assists students in the program with structured academic plans as well as motivates and coaches them to be successful in completing their bachelor’s degree. She provides comprehensive personal, academic, career, and financial counseling. Heather also coordinates and plans social, cultural, and academic programs for the students during the academic year. While at Ball State University, she worked as an intern in the Counseling Center where she assisted students in providing individual and group counseling and provided psychoeducation on topics including stress management, career exploration, anxiety, depression, identity exploration, substance abuse, and healthy relationships. In addition, Heather has also taught at the undergraduate level for the Department of Communication and assisted in teaching a course in the Department of Psychological Science. In addition to these experiences at Ball State, Heather also worked as a research assistant and co-authored an article that was published in the psychological journal Memory and currently has another article pending publication in the journal of Applied Cognitive Psychology. Heather has a passion in helping others and has served as a coach for at-risk youth through the Muncie Children’s Bureau, worked as a Head Life Skills Advocate and tutor for the Upward Bound TRiO Program, and as an Academic Peer Advocate for Indiana State University’s Residential Life. As a first-generation college student herself, she understands the importance of programs like SSS and is eager to assist students from all backgrounds in reaching their full potential in college.
Academic Counselor
ED 1140
8600 University Boulevard
Evansville, IN 47712
Phone 812-465-1606
Email:Heather Bauer


Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am-4:30pm
EDUCATION
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Criminology & Criminal Justice, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana
WORK HISTORY
June 2013-July 2013

Coach: Pro 100, Muncie Children’s Bureau

August 2012-May 2013 Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychological Science, Ball State University
May 2012-August 2012 Site Liaison: Pro 100, Building Better Communities, Ball State University
August 2011-May 2013 Grader and Proctor ,The University College, Ball State University
August 2011-May 2012 Instructor, Department of Communication Studies, Ball State University
August 2010-May 2011 Tutor, Upward Bound Trio Program, Indiana State University
July 2010 Counselor, Summer Honors Program, Indiana State University
June 2010-July 2011 (Head) Life Skills Advocate, Upward Bound Trio Program
August 2008-May 2010

Academic Peer Advocate, Residential Life, Indiana State University

TRAINING AND RELATED EXPERIENCES
Additional Professional Training
  • Campbell Interest Skill Survey (CISS)
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
  • Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale – 4th edition (WAIS-IV)
  • Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children – 4th edition (WISC-IV)
  • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2)
  • Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM)
  • Beck Depression Inventory (BDI)
  • Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI)
  • Coping Responses Inventory (CRI)
Additional Professional Publications

• Pickel, K.L., Klauser, B.M., Bauer, H.M. (in press). The Cost of Detecting Deception: Judging Veracity Makes Eyewitnesses Remember a Suspect Less Accurately but With More Certainty. Applied Cognitive Psychology. • Pickel, K.L., Kulig, T.C., Bauer, H.M. (2013). Judging veracity impairs eyewitnesses’ memory of a perpetrator. Memory, 21, 843-856. doi:10.1080/09658211.2013.765486

• Bauer, H.M., Altman, C.M., Klauser, B.M., Alves, K.M., & Pickel, K.L. (2014, March). Judging Veracity Makes Eyewitnesses Remember a Suspect Less Accurately but With More Certainty. Will Present Poster at American Psychology-Law Society National Conference, New Orleans, LA. • Bauer, H.M., Klauser, B.M., Altman, C.M., & Pickel, K.L. (2013, April). The impact of motivation to judge veracity on eyewitnesses’ memory of a suspect. Poster presented at the Fourth Annual Midwest Graduate Research Symposium, Toledo, OH.

• Klauser, B.M., Bauer, H.M., Altman, C.M., & Pickel, K.L. (2013, April). Induced suspicion of deception impairs eyewitnesses’ memory of a suspect. Poster presented at the Fourth Annual Midwest Graduate Research Symposium, Toledo, OH.

• Bauer, H.M., Klauser, B.M., Altman, C.M., & Pickel, K.L. (2013, April). The impact of motivation to judge veracity on eyewitnesses’ memory of a suspect. Poster presented at the Twenty-First Annual Ball State Psychological Science Poster Session, Muncie, IN.

• Klauser, B.M., Bauer, H.M., Altman, C.M., & Pickel, K.L. (2013, April). Induced suspicion of deception impairs eyewitnesses’ memory of a suspect. Poster presented at the Twenty-First Annual Ball State Psychological Science Poster Session, Muncie, IN.

• Pickel, K.L., Bauer, H.M., Klauser, B.M., & Altman, C.M. (2013, March). The cost of detecting deception: Judging veracity impairs witnesses’ memory of a suspect. Poster presented at American Psychology-Law Society National Conference, Portland, OR.

• Pickel, K.L., Kulig, T.C., & Bauer, H.M. (2012, May). Judging deception impairs eyewitnesses’ memory for a perpetrator. Fifteen minute talk presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Regional Conference, Chicago, IL.

• Bauer, H.M. (2012, April). The role of inconsistencies in eyewitness testimony on mock juror decision-making. Poster presented at the Twentieth Annual Ball State Psychological Science Poster Session, Muncie, IN.


MEMBERSHIPS, AFFILIATIONS. AND OTHER OFFICES HELD
  • MAEOPP
  • American Psychology-Law Society
  • Mid-Western Psychological Association
  • Association for Psychological Science
ACTIVITIES
August 2012-May 2013 Social Justice Training, Ball State University
August 2011-May 2013 Group Leader, International Conversation Hour
February 2013 Transzone Training, Ball State University
November 2012 Safezone Training, Ball State University
HONORS AND AWARDS
  • Ball State University Graduate School Achievement Award, May 2013
  • Clinical Representative to the Graduate Committee, August 2012- May 2013
  • Ball State University Graduate School Achievement Award, May 2012
  • Alan C. Rankin Outstanding Senior Award, May 2011
  • Hines Memorial Medalist Award, May 2011
  • Senior Academic Excellent Award in Psychology, May 2011
  • Service Award: Academic Peer Advocate for Residential Life, May 2010
HOBBIES AND INTERESTS
  • Attending summer concerts
  • Traveling and taking mini-road trips
  • Watching basketball and baseball games
  • Cooking and trying new recipes
  • Spending time with family and friends


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