2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 18, 2019  
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [Archived]

Communication Disorders and Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology


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GRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED:

Master of Arts or Master of Science—Communication Disorders-Speech-Language Pathology
Master of Education—School Counseling
Master of Science—Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Post-Master’s, Non-Degree License Program—School Counselor
Non-Degree Certification Program—Clinical Mental Health Counselor Endorsement
Master of Education—School Psychology
Educational Specialist—School Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy—Guidance and Psychological Services-Counseling Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy—Guidance and Psychological Services-School Psychology

Department of Communication Disorders and Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology
College of Education, room 226
Phone: 812-237-2880
Fax: 812-237-2729
Web site: http://counseling.indstate.edu
See program areas for specific degree program contact information.

Department Chairperson: Dr. Michele C. Boyer

GRADUATE FACULTY

Professors

Boyer, Michele C., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
Chairperson and Professor of Counseling Psychology
Specializations: Intercultural Communication, Regulation and Ethics in Psychology, Religion/Spirituality in Psychology, Supervision/Training, Feminist Theory and Practice, Sport Psychology

Sperry, Linda L., Ph.D., University of Chicago
Professor of Educational and School Psychology
Specializations: Child Development, Qualitative Methods, Language/Social/Cognitive Development

Stimley, Mark A., Ph.D., Purdue University
Professor of Communication Disorders
Specialization: Speech-Language Pathology

Associate Professors

Hammen; Vicki Ph.D., University of Washington
Associate Professor of Communication Disorders
Specializations: Assessment and Intervention Strategies in Voice and Motor Speech Disorders, Dysphagia

Hampton, Eric M., Ph.D., Washington State University
Associate Professor of Educational and School Psychology
Specializations: Large-scale Educational Assessment, Program Evaluation

MacDonald, Christine D., Ph.D., Memphis State University
Associate Professor of Educational and School Psychology
Specializations: Developmental Psychology, Social Development, Statistics

Nellis, Leah, Ph.D., Ball State University
Associate Professor of School Psychology
Specializations: Response to Intervention, Assessment and Progress Monitoring, Systems Change and Consultation

Assistant Professors

Balch, Tonya, Ph.D., Indiana State University
Assistant Professor of Counselor Education
Specialization: School Counseling

Corey, Margaret (Peggy), Ph.D., Indiana State University
Assistant Professor of School Psychology
Specializations: Neuropsychology, Assistive Technology, Universal Design for Learning, Autism Evaluation

Ganapathy-Coleman, Hemalatha, Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Assistant Professor of Educational and School Psychology
Specializations: Applied Developmental Psychology, Parenting/Child Development in Diverse Cultural Contexts, Research Methodology in Cultural Psychology

Krug, Damon., Ph.D., Ball State University
Assistant Professor of Educational and School Psychology
Specializations: Response to Intervention; Reading Assessment and Interventions

Leggett, Debra, Ph.D., Mississippi State University
Assistant Professor of Counseling
Specializations: Marital Happiness, Social Interest, Domestic Violence, Sexual Abuse, and Supervision Issues

McQueen, Kand, Ph.D., Indiana University
Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology
Specializations: Statistics, Measurement, Instrument Development, Issues Concerning the Atypically Gendered

Roberts-Pittman; Bridget, Ph.D., Indiana State University
Assistant Professor of Educational and School Psychology
Specializations: School-Based Mental Health Services, Delinquency,
Family Therapy, and Supervision

Tucker, Catherine, Ph.D., University of Florida
Assistant Professor of Counselor Education
Specialization: School Counseling

FACILITIES AND SERVICES

Practicum, research, and internship experiences are available in many different settings within the University including the Porter School Psychology Center, the Rowe Center for Communicative Disorders, and the Counseling Clinic, and in off-campus sites such as schools, clinics, mental health centers, hospitals, and rehabilitation centers.

COMMUNICATION DISORDERS PROGRAMS

GRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED:

Master of Arts or Master of Science—Communication Disorders-Speech-Language Pathology

Communication Disorders Area Office
College of Education, room 226
Phone: 812-237-2800
Fax: 812-237-8137
Web site: http://coe.indstate.edu/cdcsep/commdisorders/

Program Director: Dr. Vicki Hammen

The communication disorders area of the Department of Communication Disorders and Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology offers graduate programs in communication disorders (speech-language pathology).The program in communication disorders (speech-language pathology) is designed to build upon undergraduate course work, to strengthen the theoretical and practical base needed for evaluation and treatment of communication disorders, as well as to provide the student with intensive, supervised practicum/internship experiences in a variety of educational and medical settings. The master’s degree (M.S./M.A) education program in speech-language pathology at Indiana State University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

COUNSELING PROGRAMS

GRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED:

Master of Education—School Counseling
Master of Science—Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Post-Master’s, Non-Degree License Program—School Counseling
Non-Degree Certification Program—Clinical Mental Health Counselor Endorsement

Doctor of PhilosophyGuidance and Psychological Services with Specialization in Counseling Psychology
Doctor of PhilosophyGuidance and Psychological Services with Specialization in Counselor Education

Counseling Programs Area Office
College of Education, room 226
Phone: 812-237-2870
Fax: 812-237-2729
E-mail: counseling@indstate.edu
Web site:http://counseling.indstate.edu

Program Directors:
Dr. Tonya Balch, School Counseling M.Ed. and Licensure Programs;
Dr. Debra Leggett, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.S. and Certificate;
Dr.  Bridget Roberts-Pittman, Counseling Psychology Ph.D.
Dr. Debra Leggett, Counselor Education Ph.D.


The counseling area of the Department of Communication Disorders and Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology offers graduate degrees in counseling, counseling psychology, and counseling related areas of professional human service delivery. Program graduates secure professional positions in a variety of educational, human service, medical, research, business, correctional, and social service settings. In addition to pursuing advanced degrees, graduate students and practicing professionals may take department courses as part of a licensure, certificate, or personal professional development program. Graduate programs holding national accreditation include: the master of science degree in clinical mental health counseling and the school counseling master of education degree, both accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, and the doctor of philosophy in counseling psychology, which has been accredited by the American Psychological Association since 1980. The school counseling master of education program meets the Indiana Department of Education’s Division of Professional Standards requirements for licensure. The master’s in clinical mental health counseling leads to license eligibility in all states having mental health counselor licensure at the master’s level. The doctoral degree in counseling psychology meets the academic requirements for psychology licensure.  Further information about American Psychological Association accreditation for the doctorate in counseling psychology may be obtained from: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, American Psychological Association, 750 First Street NE, Washington, D.C. 20002-4242, Phone: 202-336-5979, Fax: 202-336-5978. Further information about Council for the Accrditation of Counseling Related Educational Programs accreditation may be obtained from: Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Counseling Related Educational Programs, 5999 Stevenson Avenue, Alexandria, VA, 22304, phone 703-823-9800, extension 301.

School Counseling Licensure Regulations

Individuals interested in licensure are encouraged to consult Education Student Services in the College of Education before pursuing a program intended to lead to licensure.

Renewal of License: Any Standard or Professional License can be renewed for five years upon completion of six approved credit hours taken in the major, minor, or professional education course work or with the verification of 90 approved certification renewal units or with an equivalent combination of both. Forty-five certification renewal units are equivalent to three credit hours of credit. The work being used to renew a license must have been completed within the five years immediately preceding the renewal. The institution where the renewal credit is taken is responsible for verifying that appropriate credit has been completed. Indiana State University requires a minimum 2.5 grade point average on renewal credit for a teaching license and a 3.25 grade point average for administrative and school service personnel licenses.

Standard vs. Professional License: The Indiana counselor license can be converted from Standard to Professional grade when the counselor has met the five year experience requirement and has completed the 18 hour approved program noted above. The original Professional License will be issued for a ten-year period and can be renewed for five-year periods thereafter by meeting the renewal requirements as listed above.

School Counselor (Standard)

Program: M.Ed.—School Counselor or Post-Master’s Non-Degree License Program—School Counselor when an individual holds a master’s degree in counseling or related field.

School Counselor (Professional)

Program: Post-Master’s, Non-Degree License—Professional License—School Counselor.

Other Requirements: Five years of experience in accredited schools as a school counselor with at least one-half time devoted to counseling.

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAMS

GRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED:

Master of Education—School Psychology
Educational Specialist—School Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy—Guidance and Psychological Services—School Psychology

Educational and School Psychology Programs Area Office
College of Education, room 226
Phone: 812-237-2880
Fax: 812-237-7613
E-mail: edschpsy@indstate.edu
Web site: http://coe.indstate.edu/espy

Program Directors:
Dr. Damon Krug, School Psychology M.Ed.and Ed.S.;
Dr. Leah Nellis, School Psychology Ph.D.;
Dr. Linda Sperry, Educational Psychology Service Courses

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