Shannon Smith, Ph.D.

Shannon Smith, Ph.D.

Professor; Counseling Affiliate Faculty

Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services
CEB 221
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Shannon is a professor in the Department of Education & Clinical Studies here at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has worked as a child and family therapist in community mental health, director of child counseling clinic (Mansfield, OH), and as a school counselor in the public school system. His research interests include multicultural counseling and development, issues of diversity and social advocacy, child and family therapy, school counseling, and play therapy.

Research Expertise

Social advocacy and diversity, multiculturalism in counseling, counselor education, diversity, family issues, higher education, human rights, mental health, minorities, multicultural education, poverty and child welfare, school counseling, social issues