I have spent my professional life passionately engaged in the following counseling related subjects: diversity issues and consultation, critical consciousness and consciousness raising training, couples counseling and professional school counseling.

Areas of Expertise

Clinical Supervision; Diversity, Access, and Equity; Human Development and Identity; Mental Health; Multiculturalism; Race and Racism; Research Methods; School Counseling; Social Justice

Scholarship

Selected Publications

  • Smith, L. C. (in press) Male privilege. In K. Nadal (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender (pp. ?-?). New York: Sage.
  • Smith, L. C. (in press) Heterosexual privilege. In K. Nadal (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender (pp. ?-?). New York: Sage.
  • Shin, R. Q. & Smith, L. C. (in press). Heterosexual Male Identity Development. In K. Nadal (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender (pp. ?-?). New York: Sage.
  • Smith, L. C. (accepted). Critical Consciousness and School Based Family Counseling: “Seeing” the Pathogen in Order to Dismantle the Pump of Oppression. International Journal for School-Based Family Counseling
  • Smith, L. C. & Shin, R. Q. (2017) Urban Families. In J. Carlson & S. Dermer (Eds.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Marriage, Family and Couples Counseling (pp. 1747-1752). New York: Sage. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483369532.n524
  • Smith, L. C., & Okech, J. E. A. (2016). Ethical issues raised by CACREP accreditation of programs within institutions that disaffirm or disallow diverse sexual orientations. Journal of Counseling and Development, 94, 252-264. doi: 10.1002/jcad.12082  [abstract]
  • Smith, L. C., & Okech, J. E. A. (2016). Negotiating CACREP accreditation practices, religious, and sexual orientation diversity: A rejoinder to Sells and Hagedorn. Journal of Counseling and Development, 94, 280-284. doi: 10.1002/jcad.12084
  • Shin, R. Q., Ezeofor, I., Smith, L. C., Welch, J. & Goodrich, K. M. (2016). The development and validation of the critical consciousness scale. The Journal of Counseling Psychology, 63, 210-223. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/cou0000137
  • Shin, R. Q., Smith, L.C., Welch, J., Ezeofor, I. (2016). Is “Allison” more likely than “Lakisha” to get a call back from counseling professionals: A racism audit study. The Counseling Psychologist doi:10.1177/0011000016668814  [abstract]
  • Smith, L. C., & Shin, R. Q. (2015). Negotiating the intersection of racial oppression and heteronormativity. The Journal of Homosexuality, 62, 1459-1484. doi: 10.1080/00918369.2015.1073029  [abstract]
  • Smith, L. C. (2015). Interpersonal process recall for group supervision of groups. In M. Luke & K. Goodrich (Eds.), Group Work Experts Share Their Favorite Activities for Supervision, Vol II (pp. 10-16). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
  • Smith, L. C., Shin, R. Q., Welch, J., & Ezeofor, I. (2015). Critically conscious group supervision of groups. In M. Luke & K. Goodrich (Eds.), Group Work Experts Share Their Favorite Activities for Supervision, Vol I (pp. 157-164). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
  • Smith, L. C. (2015). Alterity models in counseling: When we talk about diversity, what are we actually talking about? The International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling. DOI 10.1007/s10447-015-9241-8  [abstract]
  • Smith, L. C. (2014) Queering Multicultural Competence in Counseling. In R. Goodman & P. Gorski (Eds.), Decolonizing Multicultural Counseling and Psychology: Visions for Social Justice Theory and Practice (pp. 24-40). New York: Springer.
  • Smith, L. C., & Geroski, A. M., (2014). Decolonizing Alterity Models within School Counseling Practice. In R. Goodman & P. Gorski (Eds.), Decolonizing Multicultural Counseling and Psychology: Visions for Social Justice Theory and Practice (pp. 99-116). New York: Springer.
  • Smith, L. C. & Shin, R. (2014). Queer blindfolding: Difference “blindness” towards persons who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. Journal of Homosexuality 61,940-961. DOI: 10.1080/00918369.2014.870846  [abstract]
  • Smith, L. C., Geroski, A. M. & Tyler, K. B., (2014). Abandoning Colorblind Practice in School Counseling. Journal of School Counseling, 12 (16), Retrieved from http://www.jsc.montana.edu/articles/v12n16.pdf  [abstract]
  • Smith, L. C. (2013). How the ASCA national model both promotes and inhibits safe schools for queer youth: An inquiry using critical theory. The Journal for LGBT Issues in Counseling, 7, 339-354. DOI: 10.1080/15538605.2013.839340  [abstract]
  • Smith, L.C., Shin, R. Q., & Officer, L. M. (2012). Moving counseling forward on LGBT issues: Speaking queerly on discourses and microaggressions. The Counseling Psychologist, 40, 385-408. DOI: 10.1177/0011000011403165  [abstract]
  • Goodrich, K.M., Shin, R. Q., & Smith, L. C. (2011). The doctorate in counselor education. The International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling, 33, 184-195. DOI 10.1007/s10447-011-9123-7  [abstract]
  • Shin, R. Q., Smith, L. C., Goodrich, K. M., & LaRosa, N. D. (2011). Attending to diversity among CACREP master’s programs: A pilot study. The International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling, 33, 113-126. DOI 10.1007/s10447-011-9116-6  [abstract]
  • Smith, L.C. (2009). The anxiety of affirming heterosexuals when negotiating heteronormativity. Human Services Education, 29, 49-58.  [abstract]
  • Smith, L.C., & Shin, R. Q. (2008). Social privilege, social justice, and group counseling: An inquiry. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 33, 351-366. DOI: 10.1080/01933920802424415  [abstract]
  • Smith, L. C. (2007). Conceptualizing spirituality and religion in counseling: Where we've come from, where we are, and where we are going. Journal of Pastoral Counseling, 42, 4-21.  [abstract]

Selected Presentations

  • Smith, L.C. (2016). Is “Allison” more likely than “Lakisha” to get a call back from counseling professionals: A racism audit study. Presented at The American Counseling Association Annual Conference and Exposition, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Vernay, C., Sharma, R., Welch, J., Shin, R. Q. & Smith, L.C. A girlfriend, and boyfriend and a lisp: Which Jon is more likely to receive a call back from counseling professionals? Presented at The Winter Roundtable on Cross-Cultural Psychology and Education, Columbia University, New York.
  • Ezeofor, I., Welch, J., Shin, R. Q., & Smith, L. C. (2015). The development and initial validation of the contemporary critical consciousness scale. Presented at The American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Shin, R. Q., Smith, L.C., Welch, J., Ezeofor, I. (2015). Is “Allison” more likely than “Lakisha” to get a call back from counseling professionals: A racism audit study. Presented at The Winter Roundtable on Cross-Cultural Psychology and Education, Columbia University, New York.
  • Smith, L.C. (2014). LGBT Responsive Elementary School Counseling. Presented at The Vermont School Counseling Association’s Annual Fall Conference, Waitsfield, VT.

Awards and Recognition

  • UVM Graduate Student Senate, Excellence in Teaching Award Nomination from UVM Graduate Student Senate: This nomination was made in recognition of teaching excellence in graduate education at UVM. (2015)
  • UVM Graduate Student Senate, Excellence in Teaching Award Nomination from Graduate College at UVM: This nomination was made in recognition of teaching excellence in graduate education at UVM. (2014)
  • Doctoral Research Prize from School of Education, Syracuse University: Awarded by the School of Education at Syracuse University for excellence in scholarship at the doctoral level (2010)
  • Doctoral Prize from Graduate School, Syracuse University : Awarded by the Graduate School at Syracuse University for exemplifying excellence in scholarship and research at the graduate level (2010)
  • Syracuse University Fellowship from School of Education, Syracuse University: Awarded by the School of Education in recognition of service, leadership and scholarship (2006)

Professional Associations

  • American Counseling Association (ACA), American Psychological Association (APA)

Licensure or Certifications

  • Approved Clinical Supervisor
  • Licensed Middel School Teacher, Virginia
  • Licensed School Counselor, Alaksa
  • Licensed Teacher, Grades 6-8, Alaska
  • Nationally Certified Counselor
Lance Smith

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