Janet Logan, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Educational Psychology

E-mail:
janet.logan@csueastbay.edu
Phone:
(510) 885-4398
Office:
AE 260
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Dr. Logan is a Nationally Certified Counselor, a Licensed Professional Counselor (South Dakota), and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor.

Dr. Logan has served at all levels of education, as well as in mental health settings with at risk infants, toddlers, children, teenagers, and their families.

At CSU East Bay, Dr. Logan serves as the Director of the Community Counseling Clinic and the School Counseling Field Liaison.

Dr. Logan's research interests and publications include supervision interventions for use with school and mental health professionals-in-training, ethical and legal issues, guided imagery combined with classical music and play therapy in the schools and community agency settings for children and their parents.

In April 2006, Dr. Logan was the first professor to be awarded the Housker-Irlbeck Faculty Mentoring Award at the University of South Dakota. The Housker-Irlbeck Endowment is awarded to a counselor educator for outstanding teaching and encouragement to students, has been helpful, kind, and encouraging to colleagues, and has provided service to the community.

-University of Wyoming; Counselor Education and Supervision, 1995, Ph.D.  (CACREP-Approved Ph.D. Program); Dissertation:  Psychological changes in community college students associated with guided imagery combined with music; Specializations: School Counseling and Community Agency  

-University of Wyoming; Curriculum and Instruction M.Ed. ; Specialization: Reading Disabilities


-San Jose State University  Elementary Education     Certification  

-San Jose State University       Psychology                B.A. 

Professional Focus

-Supervision interventions for training students in marriage and family therapy, mental health settings, the schools, and in play therapy 

-Ethical and legal issues in marriage and family therapy, mental health settings, the schools, and play therapy

-Creative interventions, including guided imagery combined with classical music, play therapy in the schools and community agency settings for children, adolescents, and their parents

Education

  • BA in Psychology, San Jose State University, CA
  • Elementary Education Certification, San Jose State University, CA
  • MEd in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Wyoming
  • PhD in Counselor Educatuion and Supervision, 1995, University of Wyoming

Courses

Spring Quarter 2014
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampusTextbook Info
EPSY 640002Family PsychotherapyTH10:00AM1:20PMAE-0368Hayward Campus View Books
EPSY 64002AFamily PsychotherapyARR ARRHayward Campus View Books
EPSY 660001Clinic RoundsW4:30PM5:30PMAE-0253Hayward Campus View Books
EPSY 677007InternshipTU2:00PM5:00PMAE-0123Hayward Campus View Books
EPSY 677008InternshipTH1:30PM4:30PMAE-0386Hayward Campus View Books

Publications

Logan, J.P. (2006, May). Diagnostic and statistical handbook for children and adolescents. Counseling Today. (Book review). Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press.

Logan, J.P. (2002, June). Record keeping and ethics: A vital connection. Association for Play Therapy Newsletter. Fresno, CA: Association for Play Therapy.

Logan, J.P., Boughner, S.R., Christensen, O.J., & Coll, K.M. (2001). Guided imagery combined with music: Encouraging self-actualizing attitudes and behaviors in at-risk community college students. Journal of College Psychotherapy,. (15, 51-64.)

Main, F.O., Boughner, S.R., Mims, G.A., & Logan, J.P. (2001). Rolling the dice: Training counselors to use circular and reflexive questions. The family journal: Counseling and therapy for couples and families. (7, 302-310.)

Logan, J.P. (2001). The child's creation: Guided imagery combined with music tapes. In C. Schaefer & H. Knudsen (Eds.). 101 More Play Therapy Techniques. In C. Schaefer & H. Knudsen (Eds.),. (pp.445-450). Jason Aronson.

Logan, J.P., & Schieffer, D.J. (2000). Problem-solving skills: Solution-focused strategies for student development. Journal of School Improvement. (1, 14-19.)

Boughner, S.R., & Logan, J.P. (1999). Robert H. Woody: Legal issues in couple and family counseling. The family journal: Counseling and therapy for couples and families. (7, 302-310.)

Logan, J. P. (1998). Using humorous and serious awards to celebrate colleagues� and students� endeavors. Journal of College Reading and Learning. (20, 87-92).

Presentations

Logan, J.P., Mims, G.A., & Schieffer, D. Promoting mental toughness and character in at-risk youth: Technology in counseling (refereed presentation)., March 1, 2000, Washington, D.C., American Counseling Association 2000 World Convention

Main, F.O., Mims, G.A., Boughner, S.R., & Logan, J.PRolling the Dice: An experiential exercise for enhancing therapeutic questioning skill(refereed presentation)., October 1, 1999, New Orleans, LA, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

Logan, J.P., Mims, G., Schieffer, D. Guided imagery combined with music: Counseling at-risk community college students (refereed presentation), April 1, 1999, San Diego, CA, American Counseling Association 1999 World Convention

Coll, K., & Logan, J.P. Community college students: A population in distress (refereed presentation)., March 1, 1996, Pittsburgh, PA, American Counseling Association 1996 World Convention

Grant Awards

Annual Regional Children's Symposium, University Research Conference Grant, Children's Symposium, University of South Dakota, Received March 15, 2006, $13,375.00, For March 15, 2000 to March 15, 2006, To partially fund research and speakers

Infant Mental Health Training and Research, Early Head Start, Watch, Wait, and Wonder, University of South Dakota's Early Head Start, Received March 15, 2002, $5,000.00, For April 15, 2002 to December 15, 2004, Training and Research

Guided Imagery Combined with Music: Supervision Intervention for Counselor-in-Training, University Research Council, Counseling in Psychology and Education, University of South Dakota, Received March 15, 2000, $3,800.00, For August 15, 2000 to May 15, 2006, Research

Using technology in school counseling to promote mental toughness and character in at-risk K-12 students., The State of South Dakota, Governor Janklow's Faculty awards for Teaching with Technology., Office of the Governor, Pierre, South Dakota, Received April 15, 1999, $18,450.00, For May 15, 1999 to May 15, 2000, To promote resiliency in at-risk K-12 children via technology

Advanced Play Therapy, Faculty Development Grant, Counseling and Psychology in Education, Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of South Dakota, Received March 15, 1999, $4,058.00, For July 1, 1999 to February 18, 2002, Training

Service

Counseling and Psychology in Ed Associate Professor of Counseling, 2001-present

University of South Dakota Assistant Professor of Counseling, 1995-2001

Private Practice Associate Psychotherapist, 1990-1995

Laramie County Community College, Laramie, WY, Director of Counseling Services /Psychology and Instructor

Laramie County Community College Counselor/Counseling Program, Coordinator, Psychology Instructor, 1985-1991

Laramie County Community College, General Studies and Education Division Developmental Studies/Psychology, Developmental Studies/Psychology, Instructor/Developmental English, Program Coordinator, 1980-1985

Laramie County School District Number 1, Elementary Teacher, Deming Elementary School 1973-1980

Professional Service

Other Accomplishments

CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE

School Counselor, Institutional Endorsement by the University of Wyoming, awarded 1995. State of Wyoming Certification,awarded 2006.

Psychological Technician,State of Wyoming, Education Specialist Certificate, State Department of Education, Awarded 1980

Professional Teaching Certificate, State of Wyoming, Reading (K-12), Psychology (K-12), and Elementary Education, State Department of Education, Awarded August, 1973.

Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor (RPT-S), Awarded by the Association for Play Therapy (#S539), Awarded June 1, 2000.

Professional Licensed Counselor (LPC), Awarded by the South Dakota Board of Counselor Examiners, (LPC # 933), November 5, 1998

Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), Awarded by the National Board for Certified Counselors, (NCC# 35039), Awarded April 16, 1994 

POST DOCTORAL ACADEMIC OR PSYCHOTHERAPY TRAINING (Since 1995)

Advanced Trainings in Infant, Child, and Adolescent Therapy and Play Therapy

Sabbatical Leave from The University of South Dakota (2003-2004).

 Objective: To obtain infant mental health training (zero to five) for collaboration with The University of South Dakota's Early Head Start Program and the Head Start Program

Infant Mental Health Training (2003-2004)

• Completed beginning and advanced training of the Diagnostic classification system: 0-3 years, Children's Hospital, Denver, Colorado. Trainer: Robert Harmon, M.D.,University of Colorado, Department of Child Psychiatry.

• Participated in the Harris Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, University of Colorado,Department of Child Psychiatry, at the Kempe Therapeutic Preschool for Sexually and Physically Abused Children, the Haven for Substance Dependent Mothers and their infants, and case management and rounds at the Child Psychiatry Unit at the Children's Hospital, Denver, Colorado.

Infant-led Therapy: Watch, Wait, & Wonder Training (2002-2003) 

•Watch, Wait, and Wonder: Infant-Led Psychotherapy (2002, October). Early Head Start Regional Mental Health Consultants Training. Colorado Springs, CO. Trainer: MirekLojasek, Ph.D., Toronto,Canada.

•Watch, Wait, and Wonder: Infant-Led Psychotherapy Observation (2003, April). Servedas part of the WWW team with Dr. Susan Yablsey, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre and met withDr. Nancy J. Cohen (researcher and one of the founders of WWW). Toronto, Ontario,Canada.

Gestalt Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Training (1999-2002)

Oaklander, V. (1999-2000). The summer intensive and weekend advanced Gestalt child andadolescent psychotherapy training for professionals with Dr. Violet Oaklander. Violet OaklanderInstitute: Santa Barbara, CA.

• Received individual supervision from Dr. Violet Oaklander (1999-2000) for my sessionswith children and adolescents with cancer and chronic illness in the family.

Filial Therapy Training (Parent-Child Play Therapy) (2001-2002)                     VanFleet, R. (2002, May). Advanced Intensive Filial Therapy Training. (2002, May). Family Enhancement and Play Therapy Center. Boiling Springs, PA.

VanFleet, R. (2001, October). Filial Therapy The Second Annual Regional Children's Symposium. (2001, October). The University of South Dakota: Vermillion, SD.

Sample Trauma-based Play Therapy Trainings

VanFleet, R., & Kadusen, H. (2001, October). September 11, 2001: Play therapy with traumatized children, adolescents, and parents. The Association for Play Therapy Conference: Portland, OR.

Kadusen, H. (2002) Children and anger, trauma, and grief: A cognitive-behavioral play therapy approach. The Children's Symposium: Old Main, The University of South Dakota. 

Benedict, H. (2002, October). Object-relations play therapy training (2002, October).Association for Play Therapy: St. Louis, MO.

INTERNSHIPS 

 University of Wyoming
Counselor Education Clinic   Counselor-in-Training
1988-1990     
(Master's and Doctoral practica)
Evaluated and established treatment plans for children, adolescents, traditional, nontraditional students, couples, and families

 University Counseling Center  
Staff Clinical Counselor  
1989-1990
Conducted short-term psychotherapy with
individuals, couples, and families;
Provided 24-hour crisis intervention; Served on the Emergency Intervention Team;
Co-facilitated therapy group with senior staff
psychologist 

University Student Health Center  
Mental Health Counselor,  
Psychiatric Center, 1990   
Performed history intake interviews; Diagnosed initial psychiatric intake
evaluations;
Served as co-therapist for couples
and family counseling with psychiatrist;
Conducted individual psychotherapy sessions

Counselor Education Clinic   
Supervisor: Master-level Counselors
1990-1991     
Taught and facilitated skill development from a developmental   perspective;
Evaluated and graded students' progress;
Reviewed students' progress with supervisor

University Preparatory School  
School/Clinical Counselor 
1994      
Served as a child counselor;
Received specialized training in play therapy;
Consulted with  parents and children's teachers;
Evaluated and established treatment plans

Cherry Creek School District  
School Counselor   
Cherry Creek High School 
Assisted with personal, academic
Denver, Colorado, 1995    
and career counseling;
Participated in Individual Educational Planning
meetings;
Assisted with Conflict Mediation Training

Reading Disabilities Clinic   
Reading Disabilities Specialist  
School of Education, UW, 1977  
Implemented treatment plans for children     Dissertation Logan, J.P. (1996). Psychological changes in community college students associated with guided imagery combined with music (Doctoral dissertation, University of Wyoming, 1995). UMI Dissertation Services (University Microfilms No. 9613736). Ann Arbor, Michigan: Bell & Howell.

 Revise and Resubmit Manuscript Logan, J.P., Christensen, O., & Coll, K. (revise and resubmit, 2005). Guided imagery combined with music: The Personal Orientation Inventory(POI) scores of community college students.  

Sample Unpublished Research Completed or in Progress 

Logan, J. P. (submitted). Children's dreams: Promoting prosocial, ethical behavior. International Association for Play Therapy. 

Logan, J. P. (submitted). Recommendations for the registered play therapist in court. International Association for Play Therapy. 

Logan, J. P. (invited). Ethical and legal dilemmas for the play therapist. (Invited by APT Ethics Chair, Dr. John Seymour, to write a chapter for the Association for Play Therapy's Ethics book. 

Burow, C., & Logan, J. P. (in progress). The effects of ethics training on the moral development of counselors-in-training. (research collected; manuscript in draft). 

Housker, J. E., &  Logan, J.P. (in progress). Guided imagery combined with music: The effects of training with couples. 

Logan, J.P., & Boughner, S.R., & Hills, A. (in progress). A holistic approach for the concurrent development of linguistic and counseling skill competence in a Taiwanese speaking counselor. Research completed; manuscript in draft. 

Logan , J.P., Boughner, S.R., Mims, G.A., & Yexley, M. (in progress). A comparison of counseling practicum students' Watson-Barker Listening Test scores with national norms. Data collected.

 Logan, J.P., Bonds, D., Boughner, S.R., & Mims, G.A. (in progress). Using guided imagery combined with music to promote self-reflection and self-actualization with counselors-in-training. Data collected. 

Monographs and Other Journals

 Counseling Today(International): Book reviews 

Logan, J. P. (In press). Child trauma handbook: A guide for helping trauma-exposed children and adolescents. In Counseling Today. Author: R. Greenwald (2005). New York: The Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press. 

Logan, J. P. (In press). Diagnostic and statistical handbook for children and adolescents. Authors: (2004). In Counseling Today American Counseling Association: Alexandria, VA.

 Logan, J. P. (In press). A Review of the Diagnostic classification system: Zero to three (2nd ed.). Author: Zero to Three (2005). In Counseling Today. American Counseling Association: Alexandria, VA.  

Newsletter Publications

 Logan, J. P. (2003). Record keeping and ethics: A vital connection. Association for Play Therapy Newsletter. Fresno, CA:  Association for Play Therapy. 

Logan, J.P. (2002, Fall). Passing the baton. Stages: South Dakota Association for Play Therapy's Newsletter. Dakota Dunes, SD: South Dakota Association for Play Therapy. 

Logan, J.P., & Boughner, S.R. (2001, March). The ethics advisor: Muddled life. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association.

 Logan, J.P., & Boughner, S.R. (2000, September). The ethics advisor: Perplexed. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association. 

Boughner, S.R., & Logan, J.P. (2000, May). The ethics advisor: Upset. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association. 

Logan, J.P., & Boughner, S.R. (2000, January). The ethics advisor: The perils of rural practice. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association. 

Logan, J. P., & Boughner, S. R. (1999, September). The ethics advisor: Between a rock and a hard place. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association. 

Boughner, S.R., & Logan, J.P. (1999, August). The ethics advisor: On loaning money to clients. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association. 

Logan, J.P., & Boughner, S.R. (1999, March). The ethics advisor: Got the jitters. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association. 

Logan, J.P., & Boughner, S.R. (1999, January). The ethics advisor: The ten commandments. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association. 

Logan, J.P., & Boughner, S.R. (1998, November). From education to ACA's ethical violation complaint procedures. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association. 

Logan, J.P., & Boughner, S.R. (1998, May). On hellos and goodbyes: The passing of the baton. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association. 

Logan, J.P., & Boughner, S.R. (1998, March). Conference preview. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association. 

Logan, J.P., & Boughner, S.R. (1998, January). Professional counselors-in-training speak out: Practicum survivors' tips. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association. 

Logan, J.P., & Boughner, S.R. (1997, Fall). On the South Dakota Counseling Associations' ethics web site http://www.usd.edu/sdca. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association. 

Logan, J.P., & Boughner, S.R. (1997, August). Reflections on manual labor and morning glories: The nuts and bolts of supervising and training. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association. 

Logan, J.P., & Boughner, S.R. (1997, Fall). South Dakota Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors: On dream sharing and collective action. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association. 

Logan, J.P., & Boughner, S.R. (1997, Spring). South Dakota Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors: Collective wisdom. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association. 

Logan, J.P., & Boughner, S.R. (1996, Fall). Benefits of South Dakota Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors (SDACES) membership for you: Thoughts and reflections. SDCA Update. Freeman, SD: South Dakota Counseling Association. 

Connections Newsletter

 Logan, J.P., & Schieffer, D. (2002, Spring). The second annual regional children's symposium. The Connection: Linking USD Counseling and Psychology in Education students, Faculty, Alumni, and Friends (14 ed.). Counseling and Psychology in Education Newsletter. Vermillion, SD: University of South Dakota. 

 Logan, J.P., & Schieffer, D. (2000, November). The children's symposium. The Connection: Linking USD Counseling and Psychology in Education students, Faculty, Alumni, and Friends (13 ed.). Counseling and Psychology in Education Newsletter. Vermillion, SD: University of South Dakota. 

Logan, J.P. (1999, November). Training with Dr. Violet Oaklander: Pioneer in Gestalt child and adolescent psychotherapy. The Connection: Linking USD Counseling and Psychology in Education students, Faculty, Alumni, and Friends (12 ed.). Counseling and Psychology in Education Newsletter. Vermillion, SD: University of South Dakota.

 Logan, J.P. (1998, November). The courage to act. The Connection: Linking USD Counseling and Psychology in Education students, Faculty, Alumni, and Friends  (11th ed.) Counseling and Psychology in Education Newsletter. Vermillion, SD: University of South Dakota. 

Logan, J.P. (1996, November). Dreamers of the day. The Connection: Linking USD Counseling and Psychology in Education students, Faculty, Alumni, and Friends (10th  ed.). Counseling and Psychology in Education Newsletter. Vermillion, SD: University of South Dakota. 

Unpublished Handbooks

 Korcuska, J., Olson, S., Boughner, S.R., &  Logan, J.P. (2006). Practicum handbook for professional counselors in training (Revised Edition). Unpublished manuscript. Counseling and Psychology in Education. Vermillion, SD: The University of South Dakota. 

Boughner, S.R., & Logan, J.P. (1996). Practicum handbook for professional counselors in training. Unpublished manuscript. Counseling, Guidance, and Personnel Services Program, Vermillion, SD: The University of South Dakota. 

Logan, J.P., & Schieffer, D.J. (1999). Graduate counseling students' handbook (Revised Edition.). Counseling and Psychology in Education, Vermillion, SD: The University of South Dakota. 

Creative Endeavors 

Logan, J.P., & Schieffer, D.J. (In progress, 1999). Just imagine: Helping children help themselves manage emotions. [CD-ROM]. Vermillion, SD: Creative Technology. Currently working on the Anger Unit with "The Anger Song" written and can be viewed. 

Logan, J.P., & Schieffer, D.J. (In progress, 1999). Just imagine: Helping children help themselves manage emotions. [Workbook]. Vermillion, SD: Creative Technology. [In progress]

 Logan, J.P. (1993). The inner journey: An Adlerian approach to changing mistaken beliefs. [video]. Laramie, WY: University of Wyoming. (Wrote script for the teaching component and demonstrated the guided imagery combined with music with a volunteer client). 

Logan, J. P., & Kilpatrick, J. G. (1988). Celebrating the extraordinary doing the ordinary. [Awards Kit]. Cheyenne, WY: Laramie County Community College Media Production Center. Sold to colleges and universities. 

Web Sites

 Schieffer, D., Logan, J.P., & Skillman, G. (2000 - 2006, October). The first annual regional children's symposium. [on line]. Archived:http://www.usd.edu/cpe/childsymposium. Created web-based site for The Annual Children's Symposium for participant use. 

Logan, J.P., & Schieffer, D. (2000-present). CGPS 415/515: Counseling children and adolescents course web site. [on line]. Archived: http://www.usd.edu/jlogan. Created web site for class use. 

Logan, J.P., Schieffer, D., & Yexley, M. (2000-present). CGPS 790: Psychopharmacology for nonmedical mental health professionals course web site. [on line]. Archived: http://www.usd.edu/cpe/psychopharmacology.html. Created web-based site for Rural Distance Teaching Network (RDTN) course delivered to Pierre and Watertown, South Dakota from Sioux Falls. Also, utilization of  WebCT, discussion board, and a chat room. 

Logan, J.P., Boughner, S., & Schieffer, D. (1997-2001). South Dakota Counseling Association(SDCA)ethics web site. [on line]. Available:  http://www.usd.edu/sdca. Created web site for membership use.              

Logan, J. P. (2005, Summer). CGPS 740 Seminar in psychopharmacology. Updated Web-CT Internet Course. This course is required for LPC-MH licensure. Professionals from around the state were able to have access to CGPS 740.

Logan, J. P. (1993). The inner journey: An Adlerian approach to changing mistaken beliefs. [video]. Laramie, WY: University of Wyoming. (Wrote script for the teaching component and demonstrated the guided imagery combined with music with a volunteer client). 

Published Cassette Recording Conference Proceedings 

Logan, J.P., Schieffer, D.J., & Mims, G.A. (2000, April). Promoting mental toughness and character in at-risk youth: Technology in counseling. American Counseling Association World Convention: Washington, D.C. (Cassette Recording No.) San Diego, CA: The Sound of Knowledge, Inc. Sold through the American Counseling Association

Logan, J.P., Schieffer, D.J., & Mims, G.A. (1999). Guided imagery combined with music: Counseling at-risk community college students. American Counseling Association World Convention: San Diego, CA (Cassette Recording No. 207) San Diego, CA: The Sound of Knowledge, Inc. Sold through the American Counseling Association   

SERVICE ACTIVITIES__

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 Sample Regional Conference Experience 

The Fourth Bienniel Regional Children's Symposium. (2004, September). University of South Dakota Chair: Janet P. Logan, Ph.D., Co-Coordinators: Gemma Skillman, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology; Hee-sook Choi, Ph.D.,School Psychology; Deb Norris, Ed.D., Social Work (Planning Fall 2000-present); 150 participants. Internationally-known Key Note Speaker: Robert Harmon,M.D., The Diagnostic classification system: Zero to three. Author of numerous articles and awards and the Harris Fellowship Program for Postdoctoral students.

The Third Annual Regional Children's Symposium. (2002, October). University of South Dakota Chair: Janet P. Logan, Ph.D., Co-Coordinators: Gemma Skillman, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology; David J. Schieffer, Ph.D., School Psychology;  Hee-sook Choi, Ph.D.,School Psychology; Deb Norris, Ed.D., Social Work (Planning Fall 2000-present); 150 participants. Internationally-known Key Note Speaker: Heidi Kadusen, Ph.D., Children and Anger, Trauma, and Grief: A Cognitive-Behavioral Play Therapy Approach. Author of numerous books, videos, and articles.

The Second Annual Regional Children's Symposium. (2001, October). University of South Dakota Chair: Janet P. Logan, Ph.D., Co-Coordinators: Gemma Skillman, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology; David J. Schieffer, Ph.D., School Psychology;  Hee-sook Choi, Ph.D.,School Psychology; Deb Norris, Ed.D., Social Work (Planning Fall 2000-present); 150 participants. Internationally-known Key Note Speaker: Rise VanFleet, Ph.D., Filial Therapy. Author of numerous books, videos, and articles. 

The First Annual Regional Children's Symposium. (2000, October 5-6). University of South Dakota. Chair: Janet P. Logan, Ph.D., Co-Coordinators: Gemma Skillman, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology;  David J. Schieffer, Ph.D., School Psychology (Planning Fall 1999-present); 250 participants. Internationally-known Key Note Speaker: Dr. Violet Oaklander, Pioneer of Gestalt Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, Author: Windows to our children and numerous other book chapters and articles. 

Symposium: Communication and Meaning in Couple and Family Counseling: Satir in an Adlerian Context. (October 1997). University of South Dakota. Chair: Janet P. Logan; 100 participants attended. Nationally-known Key Note Speaker: Dr. Jim Bitter 

Conference: South Dakota Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors (SDACES). (1997, Spring). Rapid City, South Dakota; Chair: Janet P. Logan. Key Note Speaker: Dr. C. Michele Haney, Author: Stress Map. 

Conference: South Dakota Counseling Association Education Program Committee. (1999-present). Coordinator: Shelly R. Boughner; Member: Janet P. Logan. Responsible for advertising, evaluating, and accepting submitted programs for SDCA's conference speakers.  

Conference: South Dakota Counseling Association (1998, Spring). Responsible for securing, Keynote speaker: Dr. Robert Woody: Legal Issues in the Mental Health Profession, Author: Legally Safe Mental Health Practice: Psycholegal Questions and Answers, and numerous other books and articles.  

Sample Consultation in 2005 

Consulted with school districts in South Dakota and Iowa regarding ethical and legal issuesConsulted with mental health professionals regarding treatment plans for clients/patientsServed as a mental health consultant for The University of South Dakota's Early Head Start, Head Start, and the University of South Dakota's Children's Center

 Sample Service to the University  Residential Appeals Committee (Presidential Appointment 1997- present)Intellectual Property Rights Committee (Faculty Senate Appointment, 1999-present)Student Judicial Supreme Court (Presidential Appointment, 1997-present)National Council for the Accreditation of Colleges, Chapter 5, Criterion 3, 1999-2000 (Presidential Appointment)

 School of Education Committee Assignments  NCATE Standard 3 Committee, 2002-2004

Dean's Advisory Committee, 1997-99Dean's Advisory Subcommittee: Revision of School of Education By-laws, 1997-1998Nominating Committee, 1996-97

 Community Service  (pro bono publico) 

Appear as expert witness in court regarding child casesConfer with attorneys and judges regarding child and adolescent custody casesCoordinate child and adolescent referrals and assign counselors-in-training to work with referred children and their parents, as well as supervised the counselors-in-training, specifically in Play Therapy. (Some of the referrals are from the Department of Social Services)        Provide play therapy for referred children diagnosed with cancer, children with siblings and parents who have been diagnosed with chronic mental illness, children diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (1997-present)·         Consult with Department of Social Services  and Children's Voice·        Continue to serve on the Vermillion School District Crisis Management Team 

Dissertation/Thesis Committees – Serve as Chair (approximately 5 per year) and as a committee member (approximately 10 per year)  

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