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

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…
January 27, 2021
Jungnam Kim (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) published the manuscript “The Relationship Between High School Sophomores’ Purpose Orientations and Their Postsecondary Completion a Decade Later” in the Professional School Counseling Journal. She worked alongside colleagues at California State University at Fresno on the…
January 12, 2021
Jungnam Kim (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) published the manuscript "School Principals' and Counselors' Focus on College-going: The Impact of School Leader Expectations and Primary Goals on Postsecondary Education"  in the Journal of College Access. She worked alongside colleagues from Ball State University department…
January 6, 2021
Chia-Liang Dai (Teaching and Learning) served as lead author on the article "Physical activity interventions targeting perceived body image among adolescent girls" published in the Journal of Physical Education and Sport in collaboration with colleagues Manoj Sharma (Environmental and Occupational Health), Ching-Chen Chen (Counselor Education,…
December 1, 2020
Heather Dahl (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) was awarded the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Special Recognition Award at the most recent annual business meeting. The award honors individuals who have promoted and supported the counseling profession. 
September 28, 2020
Patrice Leverett (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) has been appointed as chair of the College of Education Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Committee. Wendy Rodgers (Early Childhood, Multilingual, and Special Education) will serve as chair-elect for the current academic year. 
September 24, 2020
Tonya Walls (Teaching & Learning and Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) has published the book chapter "Transforming Curriculum, Exploring Identity, and Cultivating Culturally Responsive Educators" in Cultural Competence in Higher Education.  A co-authored manuscript, and published as part of the peer-reviewed …
August 25, 2020
Ching-Chen Chen, Jared Lau (both Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services), and Chia-Liang Dai (Teaching and Learning), along with George Richardson from the University of Cincinnati, recently published their paper, "Measurement Invariance Testing in Counseling," in the Journal of Professional Counseling: Practice, Theory &…
August 13, 2020
Samuel Song (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) received his gavel as the new 2021 President of the Division of School Psychology of the American Psychological Association. This is a tradition for the new president to receive a monogrammed gavel from the current president and it occurred at this year's APA…
July 24, 2020
Danica G. Hays (College of Education) discusses in a new publication the five-decade trends in multicultural and social justice counseling competency, identifies gaps and future research directions of that research, and proposes innovative strategies and methods for conducting rigorous multicultural and social justice research. The invited…
May 15, 2020
Jared Lau (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) and colleagues Peitao Zhu of Syracuse University and Carryl Navalta of Boston University School of Medicine recently published their paper, "An Ecological Approach to Understanding Pervasive and Hidden Shame in Complex Trauma"  in the Journal of Mental Health Counseling (JMHC…
May 6, 2020
Courtney Jones (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) was a Hall of Fame inductee at the 2020 Rebel Awards. In her four years at UNLV she has been heavily involved with departments and organizations such as Student Diversity & Social Justice, Students United for Reproductive Justice, Students Organizing Diversity…