Department of Human Services

Faculty Research Highlights

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Publications

Articles

Bashir

  • Tang, M., & Bashir, H. (2012). Diversity from ecological counseling perspective, In E.P. Cook, (Ed.) Ecological Counseling, Arlington, VA: American Counseling Association.

Conteh

  • Akinsulure-Smith, A. M., & Conteh, J. A. (In Press). The Emergence of Counseling in Sierra Leone. Journal of Counseling & Development. (R)
  • Stone, D. A., Conteh, J. A., & Francis J. D. (2017). Therapeutic factors and psychological concepts in Alcoholics Anonymous. Journal of Counselor Practice, 8(2),120-135.           (R)
  • Conteh, J. A., Huber, M. J., & Bashir, H. A. (2017). Examining the relationship between traumatic experiences and posttraumatic growth among counselors-in- training. The Practitioner Scholar: Journal of Counseling and Professional Psychology, 6(1), 32-46. (R)
  • Conteh, J. A., & Allie-Turco, P. (2017). Hope-focused approach to couple enrichment in counseling. In J. Carlson & S. Dermer The sage encyclopedia of marriage, family, and couples counseling (Vol. 4, pp. 806-808). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Ltd (R) doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483369532.n244
  • Conteh, J. A., & Allie-Turco, P. ( 2016). Hope-focused approach to couple enrichment in counseling. Manuscript submitted June 2015 for publication in the Encyclopedia of Marriage, Family, and Couples Counseling. SAGE
  • Conteh, J. A. (2016). Dowry and brideprice. Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Conteh, J A. (2016). Gender audit. Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Kaplan, D. M., Wade, M. E., Conteh, J. A., & Martz, E. T. (2011). Legal and ethical issues surrounding the use of social media in counseling. Counseling and Human Development, 43 (8), 1-12.

Johnson

  • Johnson, A. L. (In process). Psychoanalytic theory (2nd ed.). In Capuzzi, D., Gross, D. R. (Eds.), Counseling and psychotherapy: Theories and interventions. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
  • Johnson, A. L. (In process). Birth and infancy: Emotional and social development. In Capuzzi, D., Stauffer, M. D. (Eds.), Human Growth and Development. Wiley.
  • Johnson, A. L. (2014). 12-step facilitation of treatment (3rd ed.). In Capuzzi, D., Stauffer, M. D. (Eds.), Foundations of Addictions Counseling. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
  • Johnson, A.L. (2014). MMORPG addiction in women: Diagnosis and treatment. VISTAS. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
  • Johnson, A.L. (2013). Counseling the polyamorous client: Implications for competent practice. VISTAS. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
  • Johnson, A. L., & Getch, Y. Q. (2012). Persons with disabilities (2nd ed.). In McAuliffe, G. J. (Eds.), Culturally Alert Counseling. Boston, MA: Sage.

Oswald and Huber

  • Huber, M. J., Oswald, G. R., Chan, F., Shaw, L. R., & Wilson, J. (2017). A Call for a National Evidence-Based Programs and Practices Registry in Vocational Rehabilitation. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 46, 11-18(R)
  • Oswald, G. R., Flexer, R., Alderman, L. A., & Huber, M. (2016). Predictive value of personal characteristics and the employment of transition-aged youth in vocational rehabilitation. Journal of Rehabilitation, 82(4), 60-66(R)
  • Huber, M. J., Oswald, G. R., Webb, T., & Avila-John, A. (2016). Degree Completion and Employment Outcomes Among Graduates with Disabilities. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 45(3), 241-247. (R)
  • Oswald, G. R., Bonza, A., & Huber, M. J. (2015). Effective job seeking preparation and employment services for college students with disabilities. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability 28(3), 375-382(R)
  • Oswald, G. R., Huber, M. J., Workman, J. R. (2015)A guide to developing evidence-based practices in rehabilitationcounseling research. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling 46(1), 34-39. (R)
  • Oswald, G. R., Huber, M. J., & Wilson, J. F. (2015). The status of technology-enhanced education and service delivery in rehabilitation counselor education. Journal of Rehabilitation Research, Policy and Education 29(3), 1-13. (R)
  • Rando, H., Huber, M. J., & Oswald, G. (in review 2014). Outcomes of an academic coaching model intervention for college students on the autism spectrum. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability.

Huber

  • Fruth, J. & Huber, M. J. (in review 2014). Teaching Prevention: The Impact of a Universal Preventive Intervention on Teacher Candidates. Journal of Drug Education.
  • Heinemann, A. W., Moore, D., Lazowski, L., Huber, M. J., & Semik, P. (2014). Benefits of substance use disorder screening on employment outcomes in state-federal vocational rehabilitation programs. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 57(3), 144-158.

Oswald

  • Alderman, L. A., & Oswald, G. R. (in press). Facilitating knowledge in rehabilitation counseling professionals on caseload management: A pre-test/post-test evaluation. Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Journal.
  • Oswald, G. R., Tejada, L., Marmé, M., & Roberts, P. (2017). Understanding perceived short-term outcomes from a professional rehabilitation cultural experience to Cuba. Journal of Forensic Vocational Assessment. (R)
  • Oswald, G., Alderman, L., & Willmering, P. (2017). Short-Term Job Shadowing Experience Benefits for Undergraduate Rehabilitation Students. The Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, 1-11. doi:10.1017/jrc.2017.2 (R)
  • Alderman, L. A., & Oswald, G. R. (2016). The current state of specialization and self-identity among Certified Rehabilitation Counselors. Rehabilitation Professional, 24(2), 69-74. (R)
  • Oswald, G. R. (2016). VR service patterns and employment outcomes of transition-aged youth. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 47(2), 20-26. (R)
  • Kiener, M., Oswald, G., Vaughn, M., Kline, K., & Bertolino, B. (in press). Student perceptions of completing a research methods course. Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Journal.
  • Rando, H., Huber, M., & Oswald, G. R. (2016). An academic coaching model intervention for college students on the autism spectrum. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 29(3), 257-262(R)

Presentations

Conteh

  • Stone, D. A., Conteh, J. A., & Hunt-Bila, R. (2016). Addictions: Alcohol to Zolof (Basic Double Workshop). Proposal approved for presentation at the New York Mental Health Counselors Association (NYMHCA) convention. April 2016 Conference: Albany, NY (Peer-reviewed)
  • Seward, D. X., & Conteh, J. A. (2014). Attending to student of color resistance and racial trauma in Multicultural Training using Posttraumatic Growth Theory. Presented at the North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) conference. September: Providence, RI (Peer-reviewed)
  • Stone, D. A., & Conteh, J. A. (2014). Therapeutic factors in Alcoholics Anonymous. Presented at the New York Mental Health Counselors Association (NYMHCA) convention. April 2014 Conference: Albany, NY (Peer reviewed)
  • Seward, D. X., & Conteh, J. A. (2013). Attending to resistance and racial trauma: Working with students of color in multicultural training. Presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). September 2013: Denver, CO (Peer-reviewed)
  • Seward, D. X., & Conteh, J. A. (2012). Attending to resistance and racial trauma: Working with students of color in multicultural training. Proposal selected for Presidential Honor via peer-reviewed process presented at the North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) conference. September: Niagara Falls, NY (Peer-reviewed)
  • Conteh, J. A. (2010). Supervision challenges of new graduate professionals: Implications for counselor educators and supervisors. Proposal presented at the North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) conference: New       Brunswick, NJ (Peer-reviewed)
  • Seward, D. X., Conteh, J. A., Williams, T. A., & Drain, F. (2003). Challenging students and counselor educators in multicultural training. Proposal presented at the North Atlantic Region Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) conference: Canandaigua, N Y (Peer-reviewed)

Johnson

  • Johnson, A.L. (2014). MMORPG addiction in women: Diagnosis and treatment. American Assocation of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Johnson, A.L. (2014). Teacher training in student retention. Professional Development Schools National Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Johnson, A. L. (Apr. 2013). Mental health counseling and the polyamory community: Applications for training and practice. American Counseling Association, Cinncinati, OH.
  • Johnson, A.L., & Taylor, R. (Apr. 2013). Simultaneous renewal between WSU and Webster Street Academy: Partnering for mental health and academic acheivement. Wright State University Network for Educational Renewal Conference, Dayton, OH.

Huber

  • Huber, M. J., Anderson, E., Johnson, A. (October, 2015). Teaching evidence-based practices to undergraduate rehabilitation services majors. Presentation at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE). Washington, DC.
  • Huber, M. J. & Anderson, E. (April 2015). Evidence-based practices in vocational rehabilitation: The need and the ‘how-to’ steps to establish a data-driven registry. Presentation at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE). Manhatten Beach, CA. 
  • Huber, M. J. & Keferl, J. (March 2015). Employment for those in recovery. Presentation at the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health (OACBHA). Columbus, OH.
  • Huber, M. J., Taylor, R. & Lamm, E. (January 2015). Counselor experiences in implementing a community-based intervention to target persons addicted to heroin. Presentation at the Hawaii International Conference on Education (HICE) Honolulu, HA.
  • Huber, M. J., Taylor, R. & Lamm, E. (October 2014). Developing and implementing community and university-based partnerships to target persons addicted to heroin. Presentation at the National Network for Educational Renewal (NNRE) conference. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Huber, M. J., Oswald, G., & Webb T. (October, 2014). Outcomes of an Academic Coaching model for College Students with Autism. Presentation at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE) conference. Washington, DC
  • Huber, M. J., Oswald, G. & Wilson, J. (March 2014). The status of technology-enhanced counseling practices and coursework in rehabilitation counselor education. Presentation at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE) conference. Huntington, Beach, CA.

Huber and Oswald

  • NCRE Spring 2014 conference along with Dr. Wilson on technology-enhanced education and rehabilitation services

Oswald

  • ACA Spring 2014 conference with Dr. Kererl, Dr. Oswald, Dr. Toriello, and Ms. Kempegowda on "Forgive Me Father, For I Have Forgotten You..." Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • NCRE Spring 2014 conference with Dr. Marme and Dr. Bruce on “From Kafta to MOOCs: Disruptive Innovation in Globalized Rehabilitation Education.
  • NCRE Fall 2014 conference with Dr. Huber, Dr.Oswald and Tom Webb on "Outcomes of an Academic Coaching Model Intervention for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder." Washington, D.C. 
  • DCDT Fall 2014 conference with Dr. Huber, Dr.Oswald and Mrs.Rando on "Outcomes of an Academic Coaching Model Intervention for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder." Cleveland, OH.
  • Alderman, L. A., & Oswald, G. R. The Changing Tide: Influence of Undergraduate Education on field of Rehabilitation. Presentation at National Council Rehabilitation Education’s Conference, Spring 2016.
  • Oswald, G. R., & Kiener. Universal Design for learning: Tips and Tools for Assisting Students with Disabilities Excel in Higher Education. Presented at Maryville University’s Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference Fall 2015.
  • Oswald, G. R. Technology-Delivered Content Accessibility for Students with Disabilities. Presented at Maryville University’s Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference Fall 2015.
  • Robertson, R. & Oswald, G. R. Voice from the past- Voice of the Future? Presentation at National Council Rehabilitation Education’s Conference, Fall 2015.
  • Alderman, L. A., & Oswald, G. R. The Changing Tide: Influence of Undergraduate Education on field of Rehabilitation. Presentation at National Rehabilitation Association’s Conference, Fall 2015.
  • Oswald, G. R., and Rando, H. Engaging university personnel through discussions/trainings for working with students with Autism. Presentation at Association on Higher Education And Disability Conference, Summer 2015. 
  • Robertson, R. Oswald, G. R., Willmering, P., Schiro-Geist, C., & Duncan, J. C. Quest for New Opportunities: The Journey and Vision of Undergraduate Rehabilitation. Accepted presentation at National Council Rehabilitation Education’s Conference, Fall 2017.
  • Oswald, G. R., & Huber, M. J. Supported Employment and SSI on Successful Outcomes of Transition-aged Youth in VR. Accepted presentation at National Council Rehabilitation Education’s Conference, Fall 2017.

Sabo

  • Sabo, C. (May 2014).  Individuals with Diabetes: Vocational Rehabilitation Implications and Outcomes. General Session. Ohio Rehabilitation Association Annual Training Conference, Columbus, OH.
  • Sabo, C., Oswald, G., & Henderson, D. (2013).  Instilling the Wellness Acumen to Future Rehabilitation Counselors.  Poster Session.  National Council on Rehabilitation Education, Arlington, VA.
  • Oswald, G. & Sabo, C. (2013).  Creating Effective Short Term Service Learning Opportunities. Poster Session.  National Council on Rehabilitation Education, Arlington, VA.

Taylor

  • Huber, M., Taylor, R. (January 2015). Counselor Experience in Implementing a Community-based Intervention to Target Persons Addicted to Heroin. International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.
  • Huber, M., Taylor, R. (October 2014). Developing and Implementing Community and University-based Partnerships to Target Persons Addicted to Heroin. National Network of Educational Renewal Cincinnati, OH
  • Taylor, R., McKnight, J. (March 2014). Creating a Professional Development Community: Supporting Professional Development with Resources. National Association of Professional Development Schools, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Taylor, R., Johnson, A., Turner W., (April 2013). Simultaneous Renewal between WSU and Webster Street Academy: Partnering for Mental Health and Academic Achievement. General Session. Wright State University Network on Educational Renewal, Dayton, OH.
  • Taylor, R., McKnight, J. (October 2013). Professional development Communities. National Network of Educational Renewal, Albuquerque, NM.

Grants

Bashir, Conteh, & Huber

  • (Conteh) 2015 – 2016 Co-Investigator. “Conversations for Change” Mini-Grant at East-End Dayton, Ohio - $1000. Wright State University/East-End Partnership-Dayton Police Mini-Grant.

Johnson

  • WSU/CEHS Partnership Mini-Grant Awarded March 2014. WSU; Principle Investigator: Adrianne L. Johnson, Ph.D.; Co-investigators: Ryan Taylor, M.S., Sharon Heilmann, Ed.D.; Title of Grant: Freshman Focus; Total Cost of Grant: $1000.

Huber

  • (2014-2019) National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC). University of Massachusetts, PI-Davis M., Co-PI Costa, A., Co-PI Duperoy, T., Co-PI Sabella, K., Co-PI Hutchinson, D., Co-PI Bond, G., & Co-PI Huber, M. J. Boonshoft School of Medicine, College of Education and Human Services. Peer academic coaching support for college students. ($3,896,391.00)
  • (2015-2018) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Wright State University, PI-Hershberger, P., Co-PI Wilson, J., Co-PI, & Huber, M. J. Boonshoft School of Medicine, College of Education and Human Services. Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). ($944,392.00)
  • (2014-2017) National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP). Wright State University, PI-Wilson, J., Co-PI Huber, M. J., Co-PI Keferl, J., & Co-PI Guthman, D. Boonshoft School of Medicine, College of Education and Human Services. Online Suite of VR Assessments to Enhance Employment of Individuals who are Deaf.  ($600,000.00)
  • (2015-2017) Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS). PI-Huber, M. J., PI-Fruth, J. Wright State University, College of Education and Human Services, Implementing evidence–based kernels. ($300,614.00)
  • (2014-2015) Wright State University, College of Education and Human Services, Partnership Mini-Grant- PI Huber, M. J. An incentive program to reduce opiate substance abuse in the Neighborhood Revitalization Zone of East Dayton. ($1,000.00)
  • (2014-2015) Wright State University, College of Education and Human Services, Teaching Innovation Grant -PI Huber, M. J., PI Anderson, E., & PI Johnson, A. Creation of evidence-based practices course for undergraduate rehabilitation services students (RHB 3670). ($10,975.00)
  • (2014-2015) Wright State University, College of Education and Human Services, Faculty Development Grant- PI Huber, M. J. & PI Oswald, G. Psychosocial and educational outcomes of students with disabilities. ($1,000.00)
  • (2013-2014) Wright State University, College of Education and Human Services, Partnership Mini-Grant- PI Huber, M. J. An incentive program to reduce opiate substance abuse in the Neighborhood Revitalization Zone of East Dayton.($1,000.00)
  • (2013-2014) Wright State University, College of Education and Human Services, Partnership Mini-Grant- PI Huber, M. J. Facilitating a partnership between a chemical dependency education program, a mental health outpatient program, and a disability research program. ($1,000.00)

Oswald

  • Oswald, G. R. Community Engaged Rehabilitation Services Program. WSU’s MACE Community Engaged Scholarship and Teaching Mentored Grant. Funding 2016-2017, $3000.
  • Oswald, G. R. Development of a Study Abroad Program for the Underrepresented Population of Students with Disabilities. WSU’s MACE Inclusion Infusion Grant 2016, $2000.
  • Oswald, G. R. Development of International Research and Educational Opportunities for Students with Disabilities with the United Kingdom. WSU’s RSP Professional Development Grant. Funding May 16, 2016-June 30, 2017, $3000.
  • Oswald, G. R. Development of a Faculty-Led Ambassador Program for Students with Disabilities to the United KingdomWSU’s UCIE International Seed Grant. Funding April 2016-March 2017, $2000.
  • Huber, M. J., & Oswald, G. R. Psychosocial and educational outcomes of students with disabilities. WSU’s College of Education and Human Services Faculty Development Grant 2014 Competition. Funded for July 2014-June 2015, $1000. 

Taylor

  • Taylor, R., Johnson, A., Heilman, S., (2013-2014) PI: “Community Collaboration Freshman Focus, reduction of High School dropout rate.” College of Education and Human Service/Community Mini-Grant Awarded 10/04/13-6/3014.
  • Taylor, R. 2013-2014PI: “Learning to Live Alone: Expressive Therapy in Addiction and Homeless Youth” College of Education and Human Service/Community Mini-Grant Awarded 10/04/13- 6/3014.
  • Taylor, R. 2013 PI: “Learning to Live Alone: Expressive Therapy in Addiction and Homeless Youth” College of Education and Human Service/Community Mini-Grant Awarded 10/04/13- 6/3014.
  • Taylor, R. 2011 PI: “Daybreak Experiential Empowerment Practices, (D.E.E.P.) Cruise Ship Activities” College of Education and Human Service/Community Mini-Grant Awarded 2011
     

Service Projects

Conteh

  • Member, Montgomery County Prevention Coalition – focused on providing “cross-sector community leadership in planning, developing, and implementing mental health and harmful substance use prevention strategies utilizing evidence-based practices.”
  • Member, Montgomery County Prevention Coalition Mental Health Prevention Working Group
  • Chair, African Coalation of Miami Valley – A coalition focused on giving a voice to the African immigrants in Dayton, Ohio in the areas of coalition building and networking, economic empowerment, education, social integration, and mental health/wellbeing.
  • Board Member, Sierra Leone Mental Health Initiative – “a coalition of mental health professionals committed to addressing the mental health needs of the Sierra Leone population. SLMHI aims to provide a forum to foster collaboration and partnerships among various mental health organizations working in Sierra Leone.”
  • Member, Welcome Dayton Natural Helpers Sub-Committee

Huber

  • Member of the Montgomery County Drug-Free Coalition - Chair of the Research Sub-committee
  • Member of the Greene County Disability Coalition
  • East End Community Project - An incentive program to reduce opiate substance abuse in the Neighborhood Revitalization Zone of East Dayton. This is a partnership with Dr. Huber from Wright State University College of Education and Human Services (Chemical Dependency Program Students), East-End Community Services, and Dayton Police. This is a community and university-based partnership is a unique non-confrontational intervention called “Community Call-Ins” which are held at the East End Community Center. The Community Call-Ins target individuals who have specific opiate addictions and opiate crime related offenses such as theft, burglary, breaking and entering or any drug related offense. In addition, those who have overdosed on opiates will be targeted. The Community Call-Ins feature Motivational Interviewing to discuss education, counseling, and treatment options.
  • A CEHS community and university-based partnership mini-grant was awarded in fall 2013 titled “Facilitating a partnership between a chemical dependency education program, a mental health outpatient program, and a disability research program.” This is a partnership between Dr. Mary Huber from CEHS, the Consumer Advocacy Model (CAM) program, and the Substance Abuse Resources and Disability Issues (SARDI) program. Both CAM and SARDI are housed under the Boonshoft School of Medicine. This unique interdisciplinary grant promotes teaching/learning among students, professionals, researchers and clinicians. The goal of the grant is to provide educational and informational material via a digital video that can be viewed by students, teachers, clinicians, re-searchers and other community providers. The digital video clip will include educational information about each of the partners. "Bridging the gap between education, research and clinical practice." http://youtu.be/5x8m0AoPHp4

Huber and Oswald

  • Working along side of the Office of Disabilities Services (ODS) to look at the outcomes of the services provided for students by ODS, as well as focusing upon employment services for students with disabilities with college degrees.
  • A WSU Faculty Seed Development grant was awarded to Dr. Mary Huber and Dr. Gina Oswald. The project is titled “Psychosocial and educational outcomes of students with disabilities” Dr. Oswald and Dr. Huber will use the funds to assist with CEDER center’s start-up activities as well as funding research activity with the Office of Disability Services (ODS).

Taylor

  • Invited member to the Montgomery County Drug-Free Coalition 
  • Invited member to the United Against Violence Leadership Committee
  • Invited member of Community Engagement Collaborative;engaging young professionals
  • Image of Hope Awards
  • National Network of Education Renewal conference planning committee 2014
  • Wright State University Network of Education Renewal committee 2013 and 2014