Accomplishments: Department of Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services

November 15, 2021
Katherine Feather (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) co-authored an article, "Considering Social Media Use and Its Impact on Wellness among Adolescents" in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Counseling along with Wesley P. Patterson of Northern Arizona University.  The authors reviewed the current, empirically-based literature on the effects of social networking site use among adolescents within the context of the Indivisible Self Model of Wellness and explain how ...
October 5, 2021
Patrice Leverett (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) was selected by the Society for the Study of School Psychology as a 2022 Early-Career Scholar for the 2022 School Psychology Research Collaboration Conference. The competitive Scholars Fellowship Program facilitates collaboration and scholarship that addresses complex and important problems relevant to schools, students, and their communities.
September 28, 2021
Heather Dahl and Wendy Hoskins (Counselor Education, School Psychology and Human Services) presented at the Annual European Branch of the American Counseling Association Conference held Sept. 24-25. The first presentation (along with presenter and UNLV alumna Alyse Anekstein) was "Transforming sandtray supervision: COVID response strategies in telemental health and video conferencing". This presentation explores a multidimensional approach to quality supervision based on The Discrimination...
September 15, 2021
Jungnam Kim and Wendy Hoskins (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) published, “School Counselors as empowering institutional agents: Why Asian American students see school counselors for academic, social-emotional, and college-career issues” in Journal of Asia Pacific Counseling with co-authors Neffisatu Dambo and Julia Bryan. This study highlights Asian American students’ different socio-demographic circumstances such as ethnicity, immigrant status, and socioeconomic...
September 9, 2021
Katherine Feather (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) co-authored a book chapter, "Understanding and applying trauma stewardship," in Advising and Supporting in Student Affairs along with Dian Squire of Loyola University, Scout Miller of Nortern Arizona University, and Natalie Schmitz of Christopher Newport University.  This chapter addresses the concept of trauma stewardship, secondary trauma, and developing capacity for avoiding emotional burnout in student affairs...
August 30, 2021
Brett Gleason (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) was appointed to the board of directors for the National Organization of Human Services (NOHS). He will serve as secretary for a two-year term, beginning immediately. Gleason is looking forward to representing UNLV in NOHS leadership. 
July 19, 2021
Manoj Sharma, Jennifer Pharr, Courtney Coughenour (all Environmental & Occupational Health), Chia-Liang Dai (Teaching & Learning), Kavita Batra (Medicine), and Ching-Chen Chen (Counselor Education), along with Asma Awan (Purdue University), and Hannah Catalano (University of North Carolina Wilmington), published an article “Using the Multi-theory Model (MTM) of Health Behavior Change to Explain the Correlates of Mammography Screening among Asian American Women” in the journal Pharmacy....
May 7, 2021
Heather Dahl (Counselor Education, School Psychology, & Human Services), Tina Vo (Teaching & Learning), and Margarita Huerta (Early Childhood, Multilingual, & Special Education) recently published an article, "Using a Science Literacy Lens to Conceptualize Anxiety around COVID 19: Strategies for Human Services Professionals," in the Journal of Human Services. This article provided an overview of science literacy and the role of science concepts in the work of human services...
May 3, 2021
Samuel Song (Counselor Education, School Psychology, & Human Services; CSH) was recently recognized for having the top two, most-read articles (~8,500 combined) in the School Psychology Review (SPR; official journal of the National Association of School Psychologists) -- one as coauthor and one as first-author.        
April 16, 2021
Ching-Chen Chen, Jared Lau, and Chris Wood (all Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) presented a virtual educational session, "Promoting International Scholarly Collaborations and Counseling Internship Abroad," with two international scholars, Wei-Wen Chen (Macau) and Shu-Chung-Chen (Taiwan), at the 2021 American Counseling Association Virtual Conference. This presentation is about the strategies for building and sustaining collaborative international partnerships across...
April 15, 2021
Patrice Leverett and Samuel Song (both Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) published their article, "The Effect of Program Mission on Students: Developing a Program Assessment System for Social Justice Training," in School Psychology Training and Pedagogy. This article is about program evaluation for equity and is part of a special issue that focused on Training School Psychologists as Social Justice Change Agents. 
February 5, 2021
Jared Lau (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) and colleagues Atsuko Seto (The College of New Jersey) and Kent Becker (Saybrook University) recently published their article, "“When You Take This Jump and Cross Racial Boundaries”: Parents’ Experiences of Raising Multiracial Children" in The Family Journal, the official journal of the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, which is an official division of the American Counseling Association.  In their...