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Assistant Professor - Human Development and Family Science

  • Power, control, and intimate partner violence
  • Gender and intimate partner violence
  • Sexual coercion, violence, and consent
  • Human development and identity

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Associate Professor Emerita and Chair, Department Counseling, Human Development and Family Science

  • Educational policy
  • Higher education
  • Student affairs

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Assistant Professor - Counseling

  • Clinical Mental Health
  • Intersectionality
  • Multicultural, Social Justice and Equity Competencies
  • Crisis and Trauma

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Lecturer - Human Development and Family Science

  • Child Development
  • Lifespan Development Psychology
  • Psychology of Adolescence
  • Research Methods

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Jane Okech

Jane Okech

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Professor of Counselor Education

  • Clinical supervision
  • Diversity, access and equity
  • Ethics
  • Group co-leadership
  • Group psychotherapy
  • Mental health
  • Multiculturalism
  • Social justice

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Associate Professor - Counseling

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Critical Consciousness
  • Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR)
  • Restorative Practices

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Lecturer

  • Adult learning
  • Cultural production
  • Diversity, access and equity
  • Higher education
  • Human development and identity
  • International and global studies
  • Multiculturalism
  • Race and racism
  • Social justice

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Assistant Professor of Counseling

  • Culturally-informed grief theory and counseling, non-death losses
  • LGBTQ+ mental health and development
  • Social justice and equity in education and counseling
  • Qualitative research and critical methodologies

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Associate Professor - Human Development and Family Science

  • Adult development and aging
  • Friendships
  • Sexual and gender identities

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Senior Lecturer / Program Coordinator - Clinical Mental Health Counseling

  • Clinical and systems consultation
  • Model development within schools to support youth with emotional and behavioral challenges
  • Narrative practices clinical supervision systems change initiatives