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    Department of School Psychology, Higher Education, & Counselor Education

    College of Human Service & Social Justice

    The University of Toledo

    Toledo, OH 43606-3390

    419-530-4705 Phone

    419-530-7879 Fax Education

    Ph. D., Counseling Psychology. The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio. (A.P.A. approved).

    May, 2001.

    M. A., Community Counseling. West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia. 1994.

    (CACREP accredited).

    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.

    Current Positions

    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.

    Past Positions

    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.

    Courses taught:

    Advanced Practicum in Individual and Group Counseling

    Advanced Personality Assessment

    Individual and Group Assessment

    Group Counseling

    Introduction to Community Counseling,

    Counseling Practicum

    Theories and Techniques,

    Advanced Theory and Practice of Career Counseling

    Doctoral Research Seminar

    Counseling Internship

    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

    Advisor Board

    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.