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JOHN M. LAUX
Department of School Psychology, Higher Education, & Counselor Education
College of Human Service & Social Justice
The University of Toledo
Toledo, OH 43606-3390
Ph. D., Counseling Psychology. The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio. (A.P.A. approved).
M. A., Community Counseling. West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia. 1994.
B. A., Theology. Ambassador University, Big Sandy, Texas. May, 1991.
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Supervisor Endorsement (PCC-s), July, 1998. License
# E2783. State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker Board, and Marriage and Family
Therapist Board. Expires July 17, 2014.
Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor, Supervisor Endorsement (LICDC-s)
June, 2001. License # 954268. Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.
Expires June 9, 2015
Licensed Psychologist, February, 2007. License # 6299. Ohio State Board of Psychology.
Expires September 9, 2014.
Interim Associate Dean, College of Social Justice and Human Service, The University of
Toledo, Toledo, OH. July, 2015 – Current.
Professor & Chair, Department of School Psychology, Higher Education & Counselor
Education, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH. July, 2013 - Current.
Director of Assessment and Program Review, College of Social Justice and Human Service,
The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH. Provides oversight of all academic assessment and quality
improvement activities in CSJHS, of the CSJHS Assessment Committee, of the CSJHS program
review, and develops CSJHS assessment documents and reports. October, 2013 – Current.
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University of Toledo Psychology Ombudsperson. The psychology ombudsman counsels,
assists and if appropriate, advocates for graduate students in the Department of Psychology in
resolving issues that cannot be easily resolved within the Department of Psychology in the usual
fashion. April, 2014 – Current.
Chief Mental Health Technician (GS-0180-13), Ohio-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team,
National Disaster Medical System, United States Department of Health & Humans Services.
Serves as the senior mental health officer for a Federalized team of health care providers and
support staff who respond to natural and man-made disasters nationally and internationally.
Responsible for disaster mental health counseling services to DMAT staff and affected persons.
USERRA covered when deployed by the Secretary of the Department of Health & Human
Services. Provides mental health crisis response training to staff. Responsible to Team
Commander for force protection. Deployed to Hurricane Irene. Conducted mental health phone
call check-ups with 150 DMAT employees following their return from Hurricane Sandy. May,
2010 – Current.
Associate Professor, Department of Counselor Education & School Psychology, University of
Toledo, Toledo, OH. September, 2007 – July 2013. Provided fulltime instruction to masters and
doctoral students enrolled in community and school counseling, and counselor education
Assistant Professor, Department of Counselor Education & School Psychology, University of
Toledo, Toledo, OH. September 2001 – 2007.
Advanced Practicum in Individual and Group Counseling
Advanced Personality Assessment
Individual and Group Assessment
Introduction to Community Counseling,
Theories and Techniques,
Advanced Theory and Practice of Career Counseling
Doctoral Research Seminar
Drug Use and Misuse
Advanced Individual and Group Assessment
Statistics and Research for Health Science and Human Service Professions
Service to the Department:
Applicant Screening and Interview Committee (chair) 2005 – 2014
Chair of above 2005 - 2014
Internship Coordinator 2005 - current
Curriculum Committee 2001 - current
Personnel Committee, chair 2007-2010
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CSI advisor 2005 – current
Faculty Search Committee Chair 2009, 2012, 2015
Awards Coordinator 2005 - current
Service to the College
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
College Constitution Committee
Elections Committee Chair
College Council Development Committee
Dean’s Award Committee, Chair 2007-2008
College Personnel Committee 2010-2012
Diversity Committee 2014-2015
Strategic Planning Committee 2013-current
Strategic Implementation Committee 2013-current
Recruitment & Retention Committee 2013-current
UT – Community College Internationalization Consortium 2014-current
Service to the University
Faculty Senator (2008-2011)
Parking & Transit Committee, Chair 2009-2013
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, member 2008-2010
Elections Committee, member 2010-2011
Distinguished University Professor Committee member 2014-current
Outstanding Teacher Selection Committee member 2014-current
Adjunct Faculty, Marion Technical College, Marion Correctional Institute Branch, Marion,
OH. Prepared curriculum, lectured to, and tested 28 medium-security inmates enrolled in
Psychology 100, a college skills building course. Provided basic academic guidance. Assisted
students in the formation of their course presentations. Winter Quarter, 1998.
Private Practice Psychologist, Psychology Group of Greater Toledo, Toledo, OH. Provided
individual and family counseling on a part-time basis. 12/01- 3/09.
EAP Counselor, Behavioral Connections of Wood County, Bowling Green, OH. Provided
continuing education training to agencies with whom WCWC has contracts on a variety of
mental health topics. Employed on a contingency basis. 8/07 – 9/08.
Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Consolidated Care, Marysville, OH. Provided full-time
individual and group counseling to substance abuse only and dually diagnosed outpatient clients.
9/00 – 9/01.
Clinical Psychology Intern, A.P.A. approved pre-doctoral internship, Cincinnati Veterans
Affairs Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH. First 6-month major rotation (24 hours per week): Acute
Adult Inpatient Psychiatry Unit, The University of Cincinnati Hospital. Provided psychological
services to acute care inpatient psychiatric patients. Conducted psychological assessments,
focusing on the interpretation and integration of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality
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Inventory-2, the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III, the Rorschach (Exner System), the Rey
Memory Test, the Thematic Apperception Test and the WAIS-III. Consulted with patients and
psychiatric treatment and team regarding assessment results . Co-lead a weekly patient support
Second 6-month major rotation (24 hours per week): National Institute of Drug Abuse grant for
the development of treatments for cocaine and opiate dependence, VAMC. Conducted screening
assessment utilizing Addiction Severity Index, SCID, and the Hamilton Anxiety and Depression
measures. Provided manualized treatment for cocaine dependent persons. Actively involved
with the manuscript preparation of grant research data. Prepared a paper for publication
presenting the data and results of a NIDA research study.
12-month Minor rotation (8 hours per week): Dual Diagnosis Clinic, VAMC. Conducted
individual and group psychotherapy, and actively participated in weekly multidisciplinary
treatment team meetings. Carried 3 long-term psychotherapy patients. Member of intern
training committee where responsibilities included assisting the training director with in-service
planning and the selection process for 2000-2001 intern class. 9/99 – 9/00.
Child and Family Psychotherapist, Beech Acres, Cincinnati, OH. Provided individual
counseling to children and adolescents on a part-time basis. 9/99 – 9/00.
Counseling Psychology Advanced Practicum, Counseling, Testing, & Career Center, The
University of Akron.
Provided individual counseling to a diverse student population covering issues such as career
development, interpersonal concerns, academic planning, and relationships. Carried a caseload
of 4-7 clients on a weekly basis. Responsible for presenting University outreach seminars on
topics such as gay, lesbian and bisexual sensitivity training for the police academy and alcohol
awareness with first year students. Interpreted vocational guidance assessment measures and
incorporated the data into vocational counseling.