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Grace J. Hadeed, Ed. D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine


Professional Office: 
The Family Institute of Virginia
2910 Monument Ave.
Richmond, Virginia 23221

Bachelor of Science, June 1972
Virginia Commonwealth University – Richmond, Virginia
Major: English Education
Masters of Social Work, May 1977
Virginia Commonwealth University – Richmond, Virginia
Graduate School of Social Work
Thesis: “Sibling Positions: A Dimension of Parent-Child Relationships”
Doctor of Education, May 1993
College of William and Mary – Williamsburg, Virginia
Specialization: Counseling
Counseling Department
Dissertation: “Divorce Adjustment: Anxiety, Self Esteem, and Locus of Control”
Selected Postdoctoral Education and Training: 
1975 Yetta Bernhard, M.S. “Aggression and Fair Fighting Training.” Three-day workshop with a family and couples therapy focus. Washington, D.C.
1975 – 1976 Thomas Fogarty, M.D., Center for Family Learning, New Rochelle, N.Y.
1976 James Framo, Ph.D., Temple University – Dept. of Psychology. Family Therapy with Multiple Couples Group. Three-day workshop, Chapel Hill, N.C.
1976 – 1984 Harry Aponte, M.S.W., Director, Philadelphia Child Guidance, 
Private Practice, on-going family therapy, training and supervision.
1982 Robert Goulding, M.D. Two-day, family therapy seminar, The Family Institute of Virginia.
1983 Virginia Satir. Family Therapy Training, 3-week (March), residential workshop. Vancouver, BC.
1983 – 2000 The Person and Practice of the Therapist (Structural Family and Systems Theory Practice). The Family Institute of Virginia.
1983 – Present Albert Pesso, M.S. “Psychomotor Workshop,” Annual, three-day intensive workshops, focusing on physical and psychological interaction with the patient.
Certifications and Licensure:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Virginia State License # 0717000886
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Virginia State License #0904000348
Approved Supervisor, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
Professional Experience: 
1986 – Present Clinical Director, The Family Institute of Virginia, 2910 Monument Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23221
Responsibilities include: individual, marital and family therapy; supervision and administration for office staff and therapists; coordinating training and workshops; clinical training and supervision; providing intensive family systems evaluations, interventions, and residential care. Agency and business organizational development for family-owned businesses, agencies, and private corporations is also a major function of this position.
1980 – Present Training Coordinator, The Family Institute of Virginia, 2910 Monument Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23221
Responsibilities include: organizing and supervising all on-going training and workshops. The primary program, the Aponte/Winter Professional Development Program for human services, is an intensive nine-month (fall through spring) training program for professionals (28).
1978 – Present Assistant Clinical Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University – School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. 
Responsibilities include: teaching “Behavioral Science Interviewing Seminar” for first year medical students (1978-1980); teaching clinical interviewing skills to first, second and third year medical students; supervising medical residents in family therapy; conducting family therapy lectures for the university (1980 – present).
1978 – 1983 Coordinator of Training Seminars, the Family Therapy Treatment and Training Research Grant – The Virginia Department of Corrections
Responsibilities included: establishing training seminars featuring Jay Haley, Virginia Satir, and Murray Bowen for the probation officers in Northern Virginia and Central Virginia; working on a research team that developed and evaluated testing materials.
1977 – 1980 Clinical Social Worker, Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatric Program, Medical College of Virginia
Responsibilities included: clinical work with patients and families; on-going supervision of third year medical students as well as psychiatric residents in family therapy; collaboration with a professional treatment team to provide in-patient and out-patient psychiatric services to adolescents and their families.
1976 – 1978 Clinical Social Worker, Medical College of Virginia – Outpatient Psychiatry Department.
Major Function: Field Placement.
1976 Clinical Social Work, Petersburg Psychiatric Institute
Major Function: Field Placement.
1973 – 1976 Director, Community Residential Care Adolescent Facility – Virginia Department of Corrections.
Responsibilities included: administration of two residential treatment programs for delinquents (ages 16-19) and their families; clinical supervision; development and administration of budgets; supervision of psychology doctoral interns; program development, implementation and evaluation; community and public relations and grant writing.
Professional Society Memberships 
National Association of Social Workers
American Council of Social Workers
American Family Therapist Academy
American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy: 
  Member, Approved Supervisor
Areas of Special Interest
Family Therapy
Marital Therapy 
Adolescent Therapy
Education and Consultation
Clinical Supervision
Selected Research and Publications
Hadeed, G. J. (1977). Sibling Positions: A Dimension of Parent-Child Relationships. (Master’s thesis).  Virginia Commonwealth University.
Hadeed, G. J. (1993). Divorce Adjustment: Anxiety, Self Esteem, and Locus of Control. (Doctoral dissertation). College of William and Mary
Virginia Department of Corrections, Community Residential Care
- Development and supervision of Richmond Regional VISTA Program 
- Development and editing of State Procedural Manual for Community Residential Care
Virginia Treatment Center for Children
- Coordination of Psychology Doctoral Internship Program in Community Residential Care

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