Professional Resume


Personal Data:

Birth Date:              January 27, 1951

Marital Status:       Married, 3 adult children

Office Address:     4450 Carver Woods Drive

                                Cincinnati, Ohio 45242

                                            (513) 984-9940


Ph.D. June, 1977. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

Dissertation: "Social Competence and Construing
Peers." Drs. John J. Steffen, Daniel
Langmeyer, and Daniel Wheeler.

M.A. August, 1975. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati,
Ohio 45221.

Thesis: "Social Competence and the Selective
Perception of Social Cues." Drs. John J.
Steffen and Daniel Langmeyer.

B.A. 1973. Williams College. Williamstown, Massachusetts

Academic Honors:

Phi Beta Kappa

Cum Laude

Highest Honors in Psychology

Other Honors:

Participant in the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce's

"Leadership Cincinnati" program, 1979-1980.

Physician Leadership and Management Program, 1997-1998

Professional Affiliations:

American Psychological Association

Ohio Psychological Association

Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology


Licensed Psychologist, State of Ohio, December 1978, #2775.

Board Memberships:

1984 - Present Board of Directors, Columbia Savings Bank,
411 Ludlow Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45220.

1994-2007 Board of Directors, Ohio Psychological Assn.

President 1999-2000.

1984 - 1987, 1989, Board of Directors, Cincinnati Academy of

2001-2007 Professional Psychology. President in 1986.

1978 - 1981 Board of Directors, Cincinnati Restoration, Inc.,

65 West McMillan Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
45219. President in 1981.

Community Involvement: Wyoming City Public Schools: Community

1994-1999 Advisory Committee, Long Term Planning Committee,
Facilities Review Committee, Tax Levy Co-Chair.

Clinical Experience:

1978 - Present Private psychological practice.

1977 - 1982 Director of Treatment, Talbert House, Inc.,

328 McGregor Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219.
Conducted outcome program evaluation for

correctional halfway house programs. Provided
training to staff members. Directed a national effort to provide program evaluation in correctional halfway houses.

1980 - 1983 Supervisor, Walk-In-Center, University of Cincinnati.

Supervised psychology and nursing graduate

students, family practice residents, and rabbinical

students in a crisis intervention clinic.

Teaching and Consultation Experience:

2004 - Present Adjunct Faculty, Xavier University Clinical Psychology Graduate Program.

2006-2007 Adjunct Faculty, University of Cincinnati, Clinical

Psychology Graduate Program.

1992 - 1994 Consultant to the Practice Directorate of the American Psychological Association. Consultant regarding managed mental health care, outcome evaluation, and mental health care delivery system reform.

1991 - Present Management Consultant, Cincinnati Gas and Electric Company, Marion Merrill Dow, Jesuit Community at Xavier University, Procter & Gamble, Delta Airlines, Champion International.

1985 - 1993 Clinical Consultant, Concern Employee Assistance


1976 - Present Have conducted workshops on halfway house evaluation, teaching job seeking skills, social skills training, assertion training, human sexuality, substance abuse, marriage enrichment, stress management, career paths for psychologists, dreamwork, meditation, and psychology and spirituality.

1975 - 1976 Graduate Assistant, University of Cincinnati

(Instructor, Daniel Wheeler, Ph.D.). Taught

"Practicum in Thinking" covering problem solving,

decision-making, and creative problem solving


Research and Evaluation Experience:

1980 - 1990 Private program evaluation business.

Conducted outcome based program evaluation

Work on a contract basis with correctional halfway

house agencies in Ohio, Texas, Nevada, and

Washington, D.C.

1981 - 1987 Consultant on Program Evaluation, Hamilton

County Community Mental Health Board,

801-A W. Eighth St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.

Consultant to direct the implementation of

outcome evaluation research in publicly funded

mental health agencies.

1973 - 1977 Worked extensively with John F. Steffen, Ph.D., Daniel Langmeyer, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati on developing a conceptual model for the study of social competence and on methods of measurement of social behavior.

1972 - 1973 Undergraduate research assistant to George R. Goethals, Ph.D., at Williams College, Williamstown, Mass. 01267. Worked as National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Fellow. Designed, ran, analyzed, and wrote up experiments on group composition preferences, attitude consistency, impression management theory, and attribution theory.

Papers and Publications:

Reckman, Richard F. and Goethals, George R. Deviancy and Group

Orientation as Determinants of Group Composition Preferences.

Sociometry, 1973 Vol. 36, No. 3, 419-423.

Goethals, George R. and Reckman, Richard F. The Perception of

Consistency in Attitudes. Journal of Experimental Social

Psychology, 9, 491-501 (1973).

Goethals, George R. and Reckman, Richard F. The Perception of

Consistency in Attitudes. Paper presented at the annual meeting

of the Eastern Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., May, 1973.

Goethals, George R. and Reckman, Richard F., and Rothman, Robert E.

Impression Management as a Determinant of Attitude Statements.

Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International

Communication Association, Berlin, West Germany, May, 1977.

Steffen, John J. and Reckman, Richard F. Selective Perception and

Interpretation of Interpersonal Clues in Dyadic Interactions, Journal of

Psychology, 1978, Vol. 99, pgs. 245-298.

Wheeler, Daniel and Reckman, Richard F. Detailed outline of the Practicum

in Thinking. In Daniel Wheeler and William Dember (Eds.), Practicum

in Thinking. Published by the University of Cincinnati, 1979.

Reckman, Richard F. Evaluating Correctional Halfway Houses. Paper

presented at the annual meeting of the International Halfway House

Association in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August, 1979.

Reckman, Richard F. A National Effort to Evaluate Halfway Houses. Paper

presented at the annual meeting of the International Halfway House

Association in San Diego, California, August, 1980.

Goethals, George R. and Reckman, Richard F. Recalling Previously Held

Attitudes. In Ulric Neisser (Ed.), Memory Observed: Remembering in

Natural Contexts. W.H. Freeman and Company, San Francisco, 1982.

Reckman, Richard F. First Person Essay. In David Sue et al., Understanding

Abnormal Behavior-Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston,


Reckman, Richard F. Administrative and Managerial Demands in Independent

Practice. Paper presented at the convention of the American

Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada, August, 1993.

References available upon request.

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