Projects

Books

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  • Editor, Environmental Evaluation in Times of Global Stress: Lessons Learned from the Global Environment Facility Experience, by Geeta Batra, Juha I. Uitto, and Osvaldo Feinstein. Published by Routledge, 2021. Despite technological progress and high-profile international agreements—such as the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change—trends in the global environment still point to the possibility of disastrous outcomes and the urgency needed to avoid them. Evaluation is increasingly important for finding sustainable solutions for the people and the planet based on a systematic analysis of what works, for whom, and under what circumstances. Visit gefieo.org
  • Copyeditor and project manager, Transformational Change for People and the Planet: Evaluating Environment and Development, Juha I. Uitto and Geeta Batra, Eds. Published by Springer, 2021. This open access book deals with the pressing question of how to achieve transformational change that reconciles development with environmental sustainability. It particularly focuses on the role of evaluation in finding sustainable solutions, applicable to fields including climate change mitigation and adaptation, energy efficiency and renewable energy, natural resources management, and biodiversity conservation.
  • Copyeditor and project manager, Ethical & Legal Issues in School Counseling, 4th Edition, published 2017 by the American School Counselor Association. Editors: Theodore P. Remley, Jr., JD, Ph.D., professor of counseling at the University of Holy Cross in New Orleans; Wendy Davidson Rock, Ph.D., counselor educator at Southeastern Louisiana University; and Rashunda Miller Reed, Ph.D., assistant professor of counseling at Indiana University-Purdue University.
  • Copyeditor and project manager, Developing Essbase Applications: Hybrid Techniques and Practices, edited by Cameron Lackpour. Published 2015 by  CRC Press (Taylor & Francis).
    Cameron Lackpour has been a consultant since 1996, creating solutions for customers using Oracle Essbase and Planning. He was named an Oracle ACE in 2011 and an ACE Director in 2012.
  • Stylistic editor and copyeditor, The Strategic Project Leader: Mastering Service-Based Project Leadership, 2nd edition, by Jack Ferraro, PMP. Published 2014 by CRC Press (Taylor & Francis).
    Jack Ferraro is a certified PMP, Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) with more than two decades of experience managing and leading projects in a range of industries.
  • Stylistic editor and copyeditor, Project Management for Non-Project Managers, by Jack Ferraro, PMP. Published 2012 by AMACOM, American Management Association.
  • Copyediting and formatting: Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Revised Edition, flagship professional book of the American Physical Therapy Association, published May 2014.

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School Counselor Resource Series, a series of curriculum guides and white papers sharing best practices in school counseling, published June 2012 by the American School Counselor Association. Katy copyedited and supervised the layout of three volumes:

  • Group Counseling with Elementary Students, by Kathleen Tillman, Ph.D.
    Dr. Tillman is an assistant professor in the Department of Counseling Psychology and Community Services at the University of North Dakota and previously taught at the State University of New York at New Paltz.
  • Mastering Test Anxiety, by Anita M. Knight, LPC, Ph.D., and Lucinda West, Ph.D.
    Dr. Knight is an assistant professor of Counseling in the Center for Counseling and Family Studies at Liberty University. Previously, she taught at Old Dominion University, was head counselor at a substance abuse treatment facility, and was a school counselor and supervisor.
    Dr. West is a full-time counselor educator and supervisor for Capella University. In Florida, she is licensed as an LMFT and LMHC, a qualified supervisor, and an AAMFT Qualified Supervisor.
  • Working with Your Administrator, by Linda Brannan, BSW, M.Ed., NBPTS
    Linda Brannan is an educational consultant to K-12 Student Support Services for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. With 29 years of school counseling experience, she has been dean of student services at two high schools in Wake County and is a National Board Certified Counselor.

Editing

PSC LGBTQ Special Issue

  • Assistant editor, Professional School Counseling, journal of the American School Counselor Association. Includes special issues on:
    • Males of Color and School Counseling
    • Evidence-Based School Counseling
    • Urban School Counseling
    • School Counselor Identity: Educator and Counselor
    • School Counselor Leadership
    • Transforming Schools for LGBTQ Students
  • Editor: Newsletters for State School Counselor Associations. Five times per year, edit and deliver electronic newsletters addressing topics relevant to school counselors, customized for 51 state school counselor associations. Published by American School Counselor Association.
  • Edited content for comprehensive websites created to accompany two PBS productions, “When Worlds Collide” and “World War II Behind Closed Doors: Stalin, the Nazis and the West.”
  • Served as managing editor of the Oracle, newsletter of the Association of Professional Investment Consultants.
  • Served as editor of SPAN USA Network News, newsletter of Suicide Prevention Action Network USA.
  • Served as associate editor of Making Waves, quarterly magazine published by American Women in Radio and Television.

Articles

  • Resilience in the Aftermath” – ASCA School Counselor (American School Counselor Association), May/June 2020
  • “From Position to Powerful Program” – ASCA School Counselor, July/August 2019
  • “Working From Their ‘Why'” – ASCA School Counselor, March/April 2019
  • Measures Make the Difference” – Perspectives (American Physical Therapy Association), Spring 2019
  • “Working from their ‘Why’” – ASCA School Counselor, March/April 2019
  • Passion and Purpose Drive Pro Bono Service” – Perspectives, Winter 2018
  • “Taking Your Practice to the Top” – AE (American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators), March/April 2018
  • Leadership: Not Such a Leap,” Perspectives, November 2017
  • Serve All,” from the “Live Love, Teach Peace, Serve All” issue of ASCA School Counselor, May/June 2017
  • “Transforming Schools with Trauma-Informed Care,” ASCA School Counselor, January/February 2017
  • “Youth Apprenticeships: An Ancient Path to Modern Success,” ASCA School Counselor, November/December 2016
  • “Presenting You: Build Your Presentation Power,” Perspectives, May 2016
  • “Relentlessly Positive, Positively Determined” (Katherine Pastor, 2015 School Counselor of the Year), ASCA School Counselor, March/April 2016
  • Roadblocks on the Rural Route,” ASCA School Counselor, November/December 2015
  • Success Outside the Lines,” ASCA School Counselor, September/October 2015
  • “A Role for PTs in Early Access to Muskuloskeletal Care,” Perspectives, September 2015
  • “Your Advisors, Your Advocates,” ASCA School Counselor, July/August 2015
  • “Use What You’ve Got” (with “Build Your Skills” sidebar), Perspectives, February 2015
  • “Making the Most of Mentoring,” Perspectives, June 2014
  • “Your Body and Your Career: Today and Tomorrow,” Perspectives, February 2014
  • “Using Results to Get Results,” ASCA School Counselor, January/February 2014
  • “Innovators at Work: Making Your Ideas a Reality,” Perspectives, April 2013
  • “Beyond the Clinic: Volunteering as a Physical Therapist,” Perspectives, February 2013
  • “Business Planning for Private Practice Success,” Perspectives, May 2012
  • “Making Her Own Luck: Nicole Pfleger, 2012 School Counselor of the Year,” ASCA School Counselor, March/April 2012
  • “Finding Your Fit in Private Practice,” Perspectives, January 2012
  • “2011 School Counselor of the Year: Dr. Randy McPherson,” ASCA School Counselor, March/April 2011
  • “Reaching Out, Measuring Up,” ASCA School Counselor, June/July 2010
  • “In Transit” (Freshman transition programs), ASCA School Counselor, May/June 2010
  • “Barbara Micucci: School Counselor of the Year,” ASCA School Counselor, March/April 2010
  • “Communicate, Accommodate, Innovate: Good Habits in Hard Times,” Perspectives, January 2010
  • “Find Balance and Thrive,” Perspectives, May 2009
  • “Focusing on the Solution: School Social Workers Develop a Model Program,” NASW News (National Association of Social Workers), September 2004
  • Ghostwrote articles published in Nation’s Building News Online, Assisted Living Success, and Condo Management.

Corporate & Association Writing

  • Northern Virginia Community College: Wrote script for 3-minute video promoting new MAAP (Model Adult Automotive Pathway) program.
  • InfoZen, Inc., Corporate Past Performance Catalog: To support proposal development fora technology firm serving federal government agencies and large contractors, crafted descriptions and case studies to create a comprehensive catalog of 24 project descriptions.
  • National Committee on Vital Health Statistics, Department of Health and Human Services: From complete transcripts, each 350+ pages in length, wrote comprehensive 30-page minutes of two-day hearings on privacy and confidentiality issues stemming from implementation of the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
  • Wrote copy for member benefits brochures and member recruitment letters for 40,000+ member national association.
  • Created and implemented successful e-mail campaigns promoting a national association’s annual conference, publications, and services.
  • Wrote training manuals and edited security accreditation documents for two new federal government technology systems.
  • Conducted face-to-face and teleconference/online training for federal employees and contractor users of two Web-based risk management systems.

Current and past clients include

  • American Mental Heath Counselors Association, Alexandria, VA
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Arlington, VA
  • American School Counselor Association, Alexandria, VA
  • American Society for Microbiology, Washington, DC
  • American Women in Radio and Television, McLean, VA
  • Association of Professional Investment Consultants, South Bend, IN
  • Asset Funding Solutions, Inc., Springfield, VA
  • Cameron Lackpour, editor and author, “Developing Essbase Applications: Hybrid Techniques and Practices”
  • Care Suites of America
  • Global Environment Facility Independent Evaluation Office
  • Jack Ferraro, author of “The Strategic Project Leader” and “Project Management for Non-Project Managers”
  • Hollywood Post Alliance, Pasadena, CA
  • InfoZen, Inc., Rockville, MD – Transportation Security Administration
  • Magna Systems, Inc., San Francisco, CA
  • MedHelp, Inc. Medical Management Services, Baltimore, MD
  • NASW News, National Association of Social Workers, Washington, DC
  • National Institute for Governmental Purchasing, Herndon, VA
  • Project Enhancement Corporation, Gaithersburg, MD – Department of Energy
  • RipeData, Fairfax, VA
  • Schaefer Financial Group, Rockville, MD
  • STAT Association Marketing and Management, Fairfax, VA
  • Suicide Prevention Action Network (SPAN) USA
  • Titus Venture Group, LLC