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    Dr. Christina Clark, PhD

    Assistant Professor

    Portrait of Dr. Christina Clarke, a young woman of color with long black hair, light brown skin, and hoop earrings. She wears a light pink sweater,

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    A nationally certified counselor, Dr. Christina Clark holds her doctoral and master's of science degrees from Old Domion University in Norfolk, VA. With over a dozen publications and presentations, her research focuses on the adjustment of academic outcomes for honors students.

    Her presentations include topics that include counselor development and multicultural competence. A former lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania, she serves as a full-time faculty member in the graduate counseling program at Rosemont College. 


    Educational Background 

    • PhD, Counselor Education
      • Old Dominion University
    • MS, Education Counseling
      • Old Dominion University
    • The College of William and Mary
      • BS, Psychology

    Professional Certification and Licensure 

    • Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC)
      • License Eligible

    Professional Organizations

    • American Counseling Association, 2009-present
    • Counselors for Social Justice, 2014-present
    • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, 2012-present
    • North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, 2014-present
    • Chi Sigma Iota, 2009-present
    • National Board of Certified Counselors, 2009-present

    Publications

    • Washington, C. (2014). Promoting social justice advocacy in counselor trainees. North Atlantic Region Association For Counselor Education and Supervision.
    • Washington, C. & Gadikar, A. (2016). Implications for professional counselors when working with Adult Third Culture Kids. VISTAS 2016.
    • Washington, C. & Kestemberg, L. (2014). Two perspectives from a roundtable at the NARACES conference. North Atlantic Region Association For Counselor Education and Supervision.
    • Washington, C., Schwitzer, A., M., Paredes, T., & Grothaus, T. (in press). Honors College Students’ adjustment factors and academic success: Advising implications. NACADA Journal.

     Accepted Proposals and Presentations

    • Washington, C.R., Blythe, A. & Chamely, A. (2016, July). Adult third culture kids: Implications for Professional Counselors. Association for Adult Development and Aging Conference, New York, NY.  
    • Washington, C. R., Kestemberg, L. B. & Palomo, S. (2015, October). Emancipatory  communitarianism: A discussion surrounding its integration into counselor education. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Philadelphia, PA.