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Cheryl Justice

Cheryl Justice

Associate Professor, Clinical Field Experience, and School Counseling Program Coordinator
Email: Dr. Justice
Telephone: (662) 325-8262
Office: 508 F Allen Hall
Dr. Justice's Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • B.S., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Education
  • M.A., DePauw University, Greencastle, IN, Education
  • Post-Graduate, (30 credits), Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, School Counseling
  • Post-Graduate, (12 credits), Indiana University - Purdue University, Counselor Education
  • Ph.D., University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, Counselor Education and Supervision

Research Interests

  • Group Work
  • Social Justice

Courses Taught

  • Counseling Children
  • School Counseling Services
  • Counseling Theory
  • Counseling Skills
  • Group Techniques & Problems
  • Practicum & Internship
  • Emerging Issues: Working with Veterans, Military Personnel and their Families
  • Doctoral Seminar in Counseling: Professional Orientation and Research Planning (co-taught)
  • Advanced Group Work and Systems

Selected Publications

  • Gadke, D. L., Stratton, K. S., & Justice, C. (2015). Review of the McGhee-Mangrum Inventory of School Adjustment. In J. F. Carlson, K. F. Geisinger, & R. A. Spies (Eds.), The twentieth mental measurements yearbook (pp. xxx-xxx). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.
  • Molina, D., Heiselt, A., & Justice, C. (2015). From matchmaker to mediator: Shifting trends in facilitating roommate relationships in an era of diversity, individualism, and social media. The Journal of College and University Student Housing.
  • Austin, C. D. & Justice, C. A., (2015). Group Work Experts Share Their Favorite Activities for the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorder. Pride and sober, psychoeducational and therapeutic group activity for minority culture clients. Association of Specialists in Group Work Publication.
  • Justice, C. A., (2014). Theory and Practice of Group Counseling, Dr. Gerald Corey, reviewer, 9th edition.
  • Co-authored textbook: (2015), Counseling: Working with Individuals through the Life Span, SAGE Publishing. Drs. Wong, Hall, Justice, Mrs. Lucy Wong.
  • Dill, A., Justice, C., Minchew, S., Moran, L., Wang, C. & Weed, C. (2014). The use of the LASSI (The Learning and Study Strategies Inventory) to predict and evaluate the study habits and academic performance of students in a learning assistance program. Journal of College Reading and Learning.
  • Boafo-Arthur, S., Hasan, F., Justice, C., Haines-Stiles, L, & Boafo-Arthur, A. (2014). Process groups as a means of addressing international student adjustment concerns. Journal of College Counseling.
  • Justice, C. A., (2014). Research Study, Self-Determination of Master's Students in Counseling Program(s), Protocol Number: 14-230, P. I., Dr. Cheryl Justice, Qualifying Exempt Category: 45 CFR 46.101(b) (2).

Recent Presentations

  • Mazareh, L., Justice, C.A., & Looby, J., Surviving Supervision: Counselor Trainees Talk Back. American Counseling Association Conference, Montreal, Canada, (2016).
  • Looby, J., Peeples Mason, K., & Justice, C. A., Micro-aggressions in Counseling Supervision. American Counseling Association Conference, Montreal, Canada, (2016).
  • Wilder, C., Justice, C., O'Brien, S., & Heiselt, A., Career path decision-making of undergraduate college students enrolled in a career planning course. Poster session offered at the World Association of Cooperative Education (WACE), University West, Trolhattan, Sweden, (2014).
  • Justice, C. A., Hankins, L., Davis, M., Children, Schools, and the DSM-V: A School Counseling Perspective. Delta State University, F. E. Woodall Spring Conference for the Helping Professions, Cleveland, MS, (2014).
  • Hall, K. R. & Justice, C. A., Promoting resilience among poverty. Proposal submitted to the Mississippi Counseling Association, Jackson, MS, (2013)
  • Justice, C. A., & Hall, K., Multicultural competence: Using stories to cross cultural boundaries in supervision. Association of Counseling and Supervision Conference, Denver, Colorado (2013).
  • Justice, C. A., Group work with children and adolescents: Using ecotherapy to promote mental and emotional health. Proposal submitted to the Association of Specialist in Group Work, Albuquergue, New Mexico, February 2012. Accepted.
  • Hall, K. R., & Justice, C. A., Roundtable Discussion/ASCA. Presentation for the Starkville School District school counselors. Starkville, MS, October 2011. Invited.
  • Justice, C. A. & Hyer, N., Using ecotherapy and group work to promote mental and emotional health with children and adolescents. Proposal submitted to the Mississippi Counseling Association, Biloxi, MS, November 2011. Accepted.
  • Scammahorn, R. E. & Justice, C. A., Independence-responsibility-self-determination: Assisting high school and college students to achieve adult autonomy. Proposal submitted to the Mississippi Counseling Association, Biloxi, MS, November 2011. Accepted.
  • Hall, K. R., Justice, C. A., Rushing, J., Transforming minds: Advocacay for the Profession. Proposal submitted to the Mississippi Counseling Association, Biloxi, MS, November 2011. Accepted.
  • Ammons, R., Mylroie, R., Harris, C., Justice, C. A., Supervision. Proposal submitted to the Mississippi Counseling Association, Biloxi, MS, November 2011. Accepted.

Grants

  • Justice, C. A. (2015-2016). Year long internship in school counseling. ($18,694.58). Starkville/Oktibbeha School District.
  • Justice, C. A. (2015-2016). Year long internship in school counseling. ($18,694.58). Starkville/Oktibbeha School District.
  • Justice, C. A. (2015-2016). Year long internship in school counseling. ($19,255.00). Starkville/Oktibbeha School District.
  • Justice, C. A. (2014-2015). Year long internship in school counseling. ($23,037.20). Lee County School District.
  • Justice, C. A. & Underwood, J. R. (2014-2015). Two funded academic year school counseling internships. ($37,817.96). Columbus Municipal School District.
  • Justice, C. A. & Underwood, J. R. (2014-2015). Year long internship in school Counseling. ($18,349.56). DeSoto County School District.
  • Justice, C. A. & Underwood, J. R. (2014-2015). Ten month school counseling internship at Starkville high school. ($7,593.72). Starkville School District.
  • Justice, C. A., Reisener, C., Gadke, D., Stratton, K., Cirlot-New, J., McKinney, C. (2013). Applied behavioral analysis in the classroom setting. ($2,000.00). Office of Research and Economic Development, Cross College Research Proposal, Mississippi State University.
  • Hall, K. R. & Justice, C. A. (2013). Counseling adolescents in a newly consolidated high school district. ($23,438.64). Choctaw County School District.
  • Hall, K. R. & Justice, C. A. (2013). Counseling adolescents in a high school district. ($79,283.68). Lee County School District.
  • Hall, K. R., Justice, C. A., & Ammoms, R. (2012). Positive behavior intervention support. ($30,410.66). Lowndes County School District.
  • Hall, K. R., Justice, C. A., & Ammons, R. (2012). Implementing the ASCA national model in a high school setting. ($17,649.26). Pontotoc County School District.
  • Hall, K. R., Justice, C. A., & Ammons, R. (2012). Positive behavior intervention support District implementation. ($52,947.78). Lowndes County School District.
  • Hall, K. R., Justice, C. A., & Ammons, R. (2012). School counseling services. ($17,649.26). Calhoun County School District.
  • Hall, K. R., Justice, C. A., & Ammons, R. (2012). School counseling services for at-risk students. ($17,649.26 funded). Lee County School District.
  • Hall, K. R., Justice, C. A., & Ammons, R. (2012). Supporting students through guidance and counseling. ($17,649.26). Choctaw County School District.

Selected Professional Activities and Memberships

  • American Counseling Association
  • Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development
  • American School Counselors Association
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Association for Specialist in Group Work
  • Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Mississippi Counselor Association

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Chi Sigma Iota
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • State Pride Award
  • Lucinda Rose Teaching Award

Certifications and Licensure

  • Mississippi Teaching License (AAAA)
  • Mississippi School Counseling License (AAAA)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) (MS)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor, Board Qualified Supervisor (LPC-S) (MS)
  • Indiana Teaching License
  • Indiana School Counseling License

Personal Interests

  • Reading
  • Traveling