Welcome

Here at JFL & Associates Counseling Services , LLC, we know that sometimes all it takes to change the world is a little support. Since our founding in 2000, we have been determined to make an impact. The core of our efforts is to bring our team’s fresh ideas and passion to the range of activities we’re involved in. Through all of our endeavors we hope to display the conviction behind our beliefs.

Joanne Frederick, EdD, NCC, LPC, LCPC

E-mail: Drjoanne@jflcounseling.org

Website: https://www.jflcounseling.org/

 

EDUCATION

 

The George Washington University

Washington, D.C.

Degree- Doctor of Education, 2007

Major Field of Study- Rehabilitation Counseling

 

The University of Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland

Degree earned-Master of Science, 1996

Major Field of Study- Counseling Psychology

 

Morgan State University

Baltimore, Maryland

Degree earned- Bachelor of Science, 1994

Major Field of Study- Psychology

Graduated Cum Laude

 

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS

 

*Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor through the Department of Mental Health, Maryland.

License Number LC3332. Expiration date: January 31, 2023

*Licensed Professional Counselor through the Department of Health, Government of the District

of Columbia. License Number PRC13962. Expiration date: December 31, 2022

*Licensed Professional Counselor through the Virginia Board of Professional Counselors,

Expiration June 2022

*National Certified Counselor through the National Board for Certified

Counselors, Inc. Certificate Number 67416. Expiration date: June 30, 2022

*Certified American Red Cross, African-American HIV/AIDS prevention

Instructor.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

 

Member of the American Counseling Association

Member of the Virginia Counseling Association

Former Member of the Ethics Appeal Committee, Division of the American Counseling Association

Former Member of the American Association for Behavioral Social Scientists

Former Senior Fellow for the National Center for Health Behavioral Change

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP

Chairperson, American Counseling Association, Ethics Appeal Committee 2010-2013

Chairperson, Argosy University, Student Professional Development Committee 2010-2011

 

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

 

 

*Adjunct Professor, George Mason University, College of Education and Human Development, currently teaching Law and Ethics in Community Agencies, Fairfax, VA, Jan 2021 to current

 

*Supervisor, Counseling and Psychological Services department, George Mason University, currently supervise 4 student interns working on their master’s degree in clinical mental health, Fairfax VA Jan 2021 to current.

 

*Director of Training, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Counseling Programs, Washington DC Sept. 2016-Jan 2017

 

*Adjunct Professor, Argosy University, American School of Professional Psychology, Counselor Education Program, Washington D.C., August 2011- 2015. Taught Masters level and doctorial level graduate courses in the Community Mental Health for Professional Counselors Program, the Counselor Education and Supervision Program, and the Counseling Psychology Program. Courses include but not limited to: Interview Skills I and II,

 

Counseling Theories, Social and Cultural Diversity, Professional Development, Clinical Consultation, Practicum, Internship, Substance Abuse Counseling

 

*Adjunct Professor, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Forensic Psychology Department and the Counseling Department, Washington D.C., May 2012 to May 2014. Taught Masters level Practicum, Internship, Ethics, Theories, and Social and Cultural Diversity courses.

 

*Consultant, The George Washington University, Forensic Psychology Department, Alexandria VA. March 2014-March 2015. Met with the Program Chair and attended faculty meetings in order to assist the department in allowing the students to be more marketable in the field by incorporating counseling courses within the curriculum.

 

*Adjunct Professor, The National Graduate School of Quality Management, Doctorate in Business Management Program, Arlington VA, June 2010-December 2012.

 

*Assistant Professor, Argosy University, American School of Professional Psychology, Counselor Education Program, Washington D.C., September 2006-August 2011. Responsible for teaching courses at the Masters and Doctoral level, advising Masters and Doctoral students, professional development and involvement, research, and publications contributing to the field of professional counseling and community counseling.

 

*Director of Training/Coordinator of the Master of Arts in Community Counseling Program/Faculty Advisor for Chi Sigma Iota (International Honors Society for Academic and Professional Counseling)/Assistant Professor, Argosy University, American School of Professional Psychology, Counselor Education Program, Washington D.C., September 2006-September 2010. Coordinated internship and practicum placements as appropriate, Maintained regular communications with practicum seminar leaders and faculty, Held regular meetings with students to ascertain issues or concerns regarding practica and training. Reviewed evaluations, assigned grades and credit, and discussed progress and training goals with students. Maintained regular communications with faculty who were teaching in the MA program. Regularly assessed and communicate advisees’ progress with the Program Chair. Held regular meetings with students/advisees to ascertain progress in the program and address any concerns or issues. Reviewed evaluations and discussed academic progress with advisees. Ensured proper documentation procedures with regards to faculty contracts, student evaluations and academic credit. Taught doctorate level and masters’ level graduate courses in Clinical Consultation, Professional Development in Counseling, Community Mental Health, Social and Cultural Diversity, Counseling Skills I and Counseling Skills II, Substance Abuse, Practicum I, and Internship II.

 

 

*Coordinator of the Master of Arts in Community Counseling Program/Assistant Professor, Argosy University, American School of Professional Psychology, Counselor Education Program, Washington D.C., January 2006-July 2006. Served as Coordinator of the MA Community Counseling Program. Supervised regular communication with faculty who were teaching in the MA program. Regularly assessed and communicated advisees’ progress with the Program Chair. Held regular meetings with students/advisees to ascertain progress in the program and addressed any concerns or issues. Reviewed evaluations and discussed academic progress with advisees. Ensured proper documentation procedures with regards to faculty contracts, student evaluations and academic credit. Updated all policies and procedures for the MA in Community Counseling Programs. Assisted with Department Reviews. Served as a Member of the Department’s Council for Accreditation of Counseling and

 

Related Educational Programs (CACREP) Committee. In this role, I assisted with the application process, contributed to submitting the self study to the accrediting body, and engaged in the site visit from the accrediting board. Served as a Member of the University’s Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Committee. In this role, I assisted the University as a whole in obtaining reaccreditation status. Provide an infrastructure support system to maximize the potential for students. Taught masters level courses in Community Mental Health, Social and Cultural Diversity, Counseling Skills I and Counseling Skills II.

 

 

 

Dissertations Chaired:

 

*2015 Rhonda Carter, Argosy University, Counseling Psychology Department, “A Qualitative study of the Jail Staff’s Perspective of Sexual Assault in the Male Population”

 

 

*2014 Chioma Anah, Argosy University, Counseling Psychology Department, “Experiences of Racial Microaggressions and Coping Mechanisms among African American Men in the Workplace: A Phenomenological and Art-Based Inquiry”

 

*2014 Grace Omnychi, Argosy University, Counseling Psychology Department, “Examining the perceptions and beliefs surrounding Mental Health counseling by the Igbo women of Nigerian Descent in the United States”

 

 

*2011 Masica Williams, Argosy University, Counseling Psychology Department, “Racial Socialization and Academic Achievement Skills in African American Male Students”

 

*2011, Derwin Harris, Argosy University, Counseling Psychology Department, “Predictor of Protective Factors for African American College Students with Binge Drinking Tendencies”

 

*2010 Roderick Wellington, Argosy University, Counseling Psychology Department, “Examination of Suicide Prevention & Intervention Methods Utilized by Counselors that provide Mental Health Services for African American Gay Adolescent Males.”

 

*2010 William Clay, Argosy University, Counseling Psychology Department, “The Challenges African American Professional School Counselors Face In Improving the Academic Achievement of African American Males”

 

*2009 Melissa Tate Singleton, Argosy University, Counseling Psychology Department, Racial Dynamics in Outpatient Mental Health Treatment with African American Men: Exploring The Impact of Cultural Mistrust and the Perception of Social Support in Racially Congruent/Incongruent Therapeutic Relationships

 

*2008 Evelyn Whithead, Argosy University, Counseling Psychology Department, The Relationship Between Help-Seeking Behaviors, Self-Efficacy, and Resilience Among African American College Students with and Without Disabilities

 

 

 

Dissertation Member

 

* 2014 Judith Upshaw, Argosy University, Counseling Psychology Program, “Patient Placement Criteria for African American Women with Substance Use Disorders”

 

*2013 Jamie Murray, Argosy University, Counselor Education and Supervision Program, “Measuring the Impact of Mental Disorders on Belongingness For LGBT Individuals”

 

*September 2010, Stacey Hewen, Argosy University, Counseling Psychology Department, “Experiences uncovered from African American Women with Disorder Eating Behaviors”

 

*May 2010, Tina Louise Jordan, Morgan State University, Department of Social Work, “African American Baptist Adults: The Degree to Which Selected Social and Cultural Variables Influence the Execution of Advance Directives.”

 

*2010 Nikkita Cox Argosy, University, Counseling Psychology Department, “An Examination of the Impact of Broken Pre-Marital Relationships on the Self of a Select Group of African American Women in Metropolitan Baltimore, Maryland: Using a Phenomenological Approach.”

*2009 Sonya Beckford, Argosy University, Counseling Psychology Department, “Advocating for the Elementary School Counselor: A Qualitative Study to Identifying the Obstacles and Challenges Facing Professional School Counselors as the strive to Meet The National Standards.”

 

*2009 Jay Maiden, Argosy University, Counseling Psychology Department,” African American Males in Counselor Doctoral Programs Perceptions of Factors that Impact Degree Attainment.”

 

*2009 Titus Tucker, Argosy University, Counseling Psychology Department, “An Examination Of the Student Development Experiences of Black Gay Men Attending College in the Chesapeake Region

 

*2008 Sheila Cuomo, Argosy University, Counseling Psychology Department, “The Effectiveness of Dialectical Behavior Therapy in the Treatment of Behavioral Health Disorders and the Reduction in Self-Destructive Behaviors for Women who Reside in a Group Home.”

 

*2007 Ausett Barber, Morgan State University, Education Leadership Department

 

*Adjunct Professor, Argosy University, American School of Professional Psychology, Counselor Education Program, Washington D.C., September 2006-December 2006. Taught graduate course in Community Mental Health for Professional Counselors.

 

*Adjunct Professor, American University, School of Education, Teaching, and Health, College of Arts and Science, Washington D.C., September 2006-December 2006. Taught Graduate course in Educational Psychology for “Future Teachers of America” Candidates.

 

*Adjunct Professor, Northern Virginia Community College, Liberal Arts Division, Psychology Department, Annandale Virginia, September 2006-September 2007. Currently teach undergraduate courses in Introduction to Psychology.

 

 

*Adjunct Professor, Trinity College, Graduate School of Education, School Counseling Program, Washington D.C., June 2003-Present. Currently teach Graduate courses in Human Growth and Development, Principles and Techniques of Assessment, Principles and Theories of Counseling, and Group Counseling courses.

 

*Adjunct Professor, Prince George’s Community College, Division of Social Science, Psychology Department, Largo Maryland, June 2003-June 2005. Currently teach General Psychology, Child Psychology and Human Growth and Development courses.

 

*Assistant Professor, Prince George’s Community College, Division of Social Science, Psychology Department, Largo Maryland, August 2004-June 2005. Taught General Psychology, Child Psychology and Human Growth and Development courses.

 

*Instructor, Howard University, National Youth Sports Program, Washington D.C., Summer 2003. Taught Alcohol & Drug Prevention, Health, and Nutrition classes to students ages 10-16.

 

*Group Facilitator/Teacher Assistant, The George Washington University, School Counseling Department, Washington D.C. and Arlington VA. March 1998-August 1998 and June 2000-August 2000. During a group counseling course, facilitated groups of students acquiring Masters degree in School Counseling at the George Washington University through the group counseling process.

 

*Teacher Assistant, The George Washington University, Counseling Department, Washington D.C. Assisted Professor in Multicultural Counseling course. Devised syllabi, Taught lessons, devised quizzes and tests, graded papers, issued final grades.

 

*Lecturer, Baltimore City Community College, Behavioral Science Department, Baltimore MD, June 1996-Sept. 1997. Taught General Psychology and Human Development courses.

 

*Tutor, The George Washington University, Athletic Department, Washington D.C. Sept. 2000-2001. Tutor high profile athletic students individually and groups in subjects such as statistics 101, developmental psychology, general psychology, and independent research.

 

*Tutor, Baltimore City Community College's Project Success program at Benjamin Franklin Middle School and Arnett J. Brown Junior Middle School, Baltimore MD, Sept. 1995-July 1996. Tutored 8th grade students individually; chaperoned educational trips; attended meetings with teachers and parents.

 

 

 

SUPERVISORY EPERIENCE

 

*Clinical Onsite Supervisor, for master’s level students in Clinical Mental Health Counseling programs and Community Mental Health Counseling programs for George Mason University, Bowie State University, Northwestern University, William and Mary, and Marymount University since 2007 to current. I provide students with individual, couples, and group counseling experiences. I support and encourage counselors in training and I collaborated with the University’s Training Director and Practicum/Internship Instructor.

 

 

*Clinical Supervisor, Torture Abolition and Survivor Support Coalition (TASSC), Washington DC, January 2014-January 2015. Provide weekly supervision to two students providing counseling services to torture victims.

 

*Clinical Supervisor and Business Manager/Owner, Therapeutic Counseling Associates/JFL and Associates Counseling Services, Washington DC, September 2007-Present. Supervise 6 consultants, 5 interns and Manage a suite of 9 Clinicians and 6 offices. Duties include managing payroll, collecting rent, budgeting, ordering supplies, trouble shooting, scheduling office usage, providing business consultation and supervising clinicians.

 

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

 

*The Hope Center of Carmody Hills, Director, Jan. 2017 to present. Capitol Heights, MD. Provide Counseling Services, Trainings, and Educational Workshops to members of the Seat Plesant Community. Supervise other mental health professionals and Interns.

 

*Private Practitioner/Counselor/Owner, JFL & Associates Counseling Services, , LLC, Sept. 2008-Present. Washington DC. Provide Individual, couples, and group counseling services to Adults and Children. Specializing in working with individuals with disabilities.

 

*President/Director/Owner, Paradigms 2020, LLC Consulting Services, June 2004-June 2014. Responsible for the fiscal operation, direct services, and supervision of 10 employees who provide counseling (individual and group), tutoring, CPR/First Aid training, professional development workshops, seminars, and trainings to community organizations, churches, synagogues, colleges and universities, and public school systems.

 

*Project Director, Vantage Human Resources, Inc., National Institute of Health Work/Life Center, Washington DC, January 2007-March 2007. Provided career counseling and delivered workshops on topics such as KSA development, resume/curriculum vitae writing, interview preparations, skills and interests assessment, job searches and assistance with federal applications for individuals employed by the National Institute of Health in Bethesda Maryland. January 2008 to present. Provide Career Transition Workshops to Federal Government employees who are faced with job relocation or Reduction-In-Force. Workshop topics include: Preparing for Transitions; Career Options and the Job Market; Career Planning; Career Assessment; Skills Assessment; Networking; Utilizing USAJOBs; Cover Letters; Interviewing; Salary Negotiations.

 

*Case Management Coordinator, Community Services Agency, AFL-CIO, Careerpath Project, Washington D.C., July 2001-February 2003. Responsible for assisting and coordinating services, which related to the case management, job development and placement of dislocated workers. Met with customers concerning their employment needs and their barriers toward employment. Presided over meetings and troubleshot during the Project Director’s absence. Participated in team meetings with Case Managers, Job placement and Training staff members. Hired and trained new staff members. Supervised and assigned duties to Case Managers, Outreach Coordinator, and Receptionist. Worked in partnership with the staff of the DC Department of Employment Services. Worked in conjunction with the Acting Director and Project Manager of the partner agency. Generated and submitted reports to the Project Director, the Project Executive Director, and partner agency’s Acting Director and Project Manager.

 

 

*Employment Specialist, Whitman-Walker Clinic, Max Robinson Center, Vocational Rehabilitation Project, Washington D.C., June 1999-July 2001. Conducted group training seminars which included resume writing workshops, job interview workshops, self-advocacy trainings, life skills, peer-to-peer training, and education for individuals who are living with HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, and/or mental illnesses and are willing to return to work. Facilitated and designed groups and trainings for clients. Collaborated with legal services, case management, day treatment, mental health and addictions departments in order to service client’s needs. Responsible for assisting the Director in planning and conducting public outreach and education programs on emerging issues for the client base. Assisted the program director in the development of the vocational rehabilitation program. Assisted the program director in developing assessments and evaluation procedures for the program. Assisted with the recruitment of volunteers and interns. Supervised and trained volunteers and interns that were assigned to the program. Trained new employees. Participated and assisted in the development of departmental goals and objectives. Assisted in writing the department’s quarterly and end of the year report to the Department of Education. Served as the guest speaker delivering HIV/AIDS prevention information on World AIDS Day to Morgan State University’s faculty, staff, and students.

 

*Director of life skills, Project of Intermediate Advocacy, Washington D.C., November 1999-

Present. Elected to the Executive Advisory Committee HIV Coalition in Baltimore,

Maryland. Help to design strategies to network HIV prevention programs in Maryland and

Washington D.C.

 

*Supervisor, The George Washington University Community Counseling Lab, Washington DC, Spring and Fall Semester 1999-2000. Supervised Masters level students on practicing theories and counseling skills.

 

*Counselor, Morgan State University, Baltimore MD, July 1996-1999. Counseled students with personal and educational concerns; coordinated services for students with disabilities.

Co-produced services for students with disabilities student handbook and faculty handbook; distributed disability notification letters to instructors of students in program; collaborated with EEO officer on issues of professor’s discrimination of students with disabilities; participated in monthly meetings for the Maryland Disability Service Providers Coalition; conducted 1-2 hour workshops in freshman orientation classes with the School of Business, Engineering, Education and College of Arts and Sciences (topics include Academic, personal, and career concerns); conducted HIV/AIDS Education Seminars and Programs; attended the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education network Peer Educator Exchange Conference; participated in the DELMARPA AIDS Coalition with five other Historically

Black Colleges and Universities; coordinated Mentor/Mentee Orientation Program.

 

*Appointment, Baltimore MD, Sept 1998-July 1999. Appointed by the President of Morgan State University to the Morgan State University Policy Advisory Council on Prevention of HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Helped design a comprehensive HIV/AIDS policy for Morgan State University. Helped to determine the extent of risk to students and design strategies and prevention programs to reduce risk and exposure. Advised academic affairs, student affairs, health services, counseling center, and student centered campus activities on health promotion and prevention of HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases on Morgan State University’s campus.

 

*Behavioral Modification Therapist, Baltimore MD, July 1995-July 1996. Performed one to

one Loovas Therapy in the home of a child with autism; maintained behavioral journal; worked on

 

developing nonverbal and verbal imitation skills, expressive and receptive language, abstract concepts and object manipulation skills.

 

*Peer Counselor, Morgan State University, Baltimore MD 1991-1994. Counseled students (individual and group); trained students how to become effective peer counselors; led tours; presented lectures concerning various campus issues.

 

 

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

 

*Chairperson of the Women’s Healthcare and Wellness Committee, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Upsilon Tau Omega chapter, Fort Washington, MD, Jan 2020-Present. Oversee and implement targeted programs such as Heart Health, Breast cancer awareness, Nutrition for life, and caring for the caregivers.

 

*Chairperson of the courtesy committee, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Upsilon Epsilon Omega Chapter, Catonsville MD, 1998-1999. Greeted guests, recognized birthdays, and served as the chapter’s hostess.

 

*President, Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Incorporated for business and professional black women, Baltimore MD, 1994-1995. Organized activities; represented organization at various functions; conducted meetings; presented lectures.

 

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION: HIV/AIDS education and vocational rehabilitation

 

 

2007 Predictors of Employment outcomes for African-Americans living with

HIV/AIDS versus African-Americans living with Spinal Cord Injuries.

 

1993 Research Fellowship with The National Institute of Drug Abuse, Addiction

Research Center, Baltimore, MD. Studied the effects of variable-interval and

fixed-ratio schedules of reinforcement on the development of tolerance to

chlordiazepoxide on rats with Dr. Sherry Serdikof and Dr. Christine Sannerud.

 

Researcher, Minority Access to Research Careers Undergraduate

Scholarship program, Baltimore, MD. Originated research ideas on

HIV/AIDS; conducted research; analyzed results; wrote research papers;

presented final papers at conferences.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS/POSTERS

 

11/10/17 Co-Presenter at the Maryland Counselors Association Conference, “Evidence-

Based and Culturally-Informed Approach for Working with Immigrant

Youth”

 

 

3/13/15 Proposal accepted to present at the American Counselors Association

Conference, Orlando Florida. Presentation titled “Peer consultation in private practice: Reducing isolation and enhancing opportunities for counselors”.

 

11/21/14 Lead presenter at the Virginia Counselors Association Conference, Williamsburg, VA. Presentation titled “Reducing Isolation in Private Practice: Tips and guidelines for engaging in peer consultation”.

 

11/22/14 Lead presenter at the Virginia Counselors Association Conference, Williamsburg, VA. Presentation titled “Private Practice: Making the transition or taking the leap”

 

9/8/13 Co-presenter at the Virginia Counselors Association Conference, Hot Springs,

VA. Presentation titled “Reducing Isolation in Private Practice through

Engagement in Professional Consultation: Guidelines, Tips and Best

Practices”.

 

 

11/10/11 Co-presenter at the Virginia Counselors Association Conference, Portsmouth

VA. Presentation titled “African American Lesbians and the Cross

Section Between Their Spirituality and Their Sense of Self”.

 

11/10/11 Co-presenter at the Virginia Counselors Association Conference, Portsmouth

VA. Presentation titled “The Effect of Life Skills Training on the Development

of Foster Care Youth: An Intervention Model to Reduce Juvenile

Delinquency”.

 

2/8/10 Lead presenter at the American Association of Behavioral Social Scientist in

Las Vegas Nevada. Presentation titled “Mentoring

Graduate Level Students in the Helping Professions”.

 

2/8/09 Oral Presentation at the American Association of Behavioral Social Scientist in

Las Vegas Nevada. Presentation titled “Predictors of

Employment Outcomes for African Americans with Human Immunodeficiency

Virus vs. Spinal Cord Injury”.

 

Fall 2009 Co presenter at the A2mend Conference in Long Beach California.

Presentation titled “Academic Mentoring and Success in the

Classroom and Beyond Graduation”

 

Spring 2009 Oral Co-Presentation for The 2009 Bowie State University Student Adlerian

Society Conference. Presented on “Academic Mentoring and Success in the

Classroom and Beyond Graduation”.

 

Summer 2009 Presenter at Argosy University Supervision workshop. Presentation titled

 

“Multicultural Issues in Supervision”.

 

Spring 2009 Oral Co-Presentation for The 2009 Bowie State University Student Adlerian

Society Conference. Presented on “An exploratory Study of the effects of father

involvement on the professional achievements and the development of Personal

Qualities of Successful Black Women”.

 

11/21/08 Oral Co-Presentation at the Virginia Counselors Association, Roanoke VA.

Presented on “Assessment of learning in the Counseling Programs: Preparing

Evidence-based responses to students needs”.

 

5/9/08 Oral Presentation for Prince George’s Hospital Center- Behavioral Health

Department for Mental Health Month. Presented on “HIV, Substance Use, and

Mental Health: The Connection”.

 

4/19/08 Oral Co-Presentation for The 2008 Bowie State University Student Adlerian

Society Conference. Presented on “The Impact of Trauma on Counseling

Students”.

 

4/1/08 Guest Panelist at Argosy University, Open House. Presented on “Career

Opportunities in Counseling”.

 

3/15/08 Lecture for Substance Abuse Counseling class at Argosy University,

Washington DC. Presented on “HIV and Substance Use: The Connection”.

 

3/11/08 Guest Panelist at Bowie State University, Counseling Department, School of

Education. Presented on “Counseling Careers and The Pursuit of the Doctorate!”

 

11/5/07 Oral Presentation for the Department of Family and Community Outreach,

Parent Liaison Training. Presented on “The Path to Academic Achievement:

Self-Esteem & Effective Discipline”.

 

10/29/07 Oral Presentation for the 9th Annual Maryland Association for Teaching of

Psychology (MATOP) Conference. Presented on “Bringing Yourself into the

Classroom to Teach Real-Life Lessons in Diversity”.

 

Fall 2006 Oral Presentation at Argosy University titled “Predictors of Employment

Outcomes for African Americans with Human

Immunodeficiency Virus vs Spinal Cord Injury”

 

 

 

11/21/08 Oral Co-Presentation at the Virginia Counselors Association, Roanoke VA.

Presented on “Assessment of learning in the Counseling Programs: Preparing

Evidence-based responses to students needs”.

 

 

5/9/08 Oral Presentation for Prince George’s Hospital Center- Behavioral Health

Department for Mental Health Month. Presented on “HIV, Substance Use, and

Mental Health: The Connection”.

 

4/19/08 Oral Co-Presentation for The 2008 Bowie State University Student Adlerian

Society Conference. Presented on “The Impact of Trauma on Counseling

Students”.

 

4/1/08 Guest Panelist at Argosy University, Open House. Presented on “Career

Opportunities in Counseling”.

 

3/15/08 Lecture for Substance Abuse Counseling class at Argosy University,

Washington DC. Presented on “HIV and Substance Use: The Connection”.

 

3/11/08 Guest Panelist at Bowie State University, Counseling Department, School of

Education. Presented on “Counseling Careers and The Pursuit of the Doctorate!”

 

11/5/07 Oral Presentation for the Department of Family and Community Outreach,

Parent Liaison Training. Presented on “The Path to Academic Achievement:

Self-Esteem & Effective Discipline”.

 

10/29/07 Oral Presentation for the 9th Annual Maryland Association for Teaching of

Psychology (MATOP) Conference. Presented on “Bringing Yourself into the

Classroom to Teach Real-Life Lessons in Diversity”.

 

2004 Eastern Psychological Association, Washington DC, panel discussion

on “Making the Transition from Graduate Student to Professor: The Community

College Model”.

 

3/27/02 Poster presentation at the March 2002 American Counseling Association

Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Presented on “Community Based

Organizations Servicing Individuals Living with HIV/AIDS”.

 

3/18/01 Oral Presentation for the March 2001 American Counseling Association Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Presentation on “Vocational Rehabilitation for African-Americans Impacted by HIV/AIDS: Myths, Barriers, and Access to Services”.

 

7/30/00 Poster Presentation at the 3rd National Annual Project Director’s Conference in

Washington, D.C. Presented on Greater Opportunities-Now, a demonstration

Project, for Vocational Rehabilitation for tripled diagnosed (HIV/AIDS, Mental

Illness, and Substance Abuse) individuals who are willing to return to work.

 

11//5/93 Poster presentation at the 1993 National Institute of General Medical

Sciences-Minority Programs Symposium, Atlanta, GA on The Effects of

 

Variable-Interval and Fixed-Ratio Schedules of Reinforcement on the

Development of Tolerance to Chlordiazepoxide.

 

5/12/93 Oral presentation at Elward Bynum's Research Presentation Day, Howard

University, Washington, DC on The Relationship to AIDS Victims and

Attitudes Toward AIDS Prevention.

 

4/1/93 Oral presentation at the 50th Anniversary of the annual joint meeting of Beta

Kappa Chi-National Institute of Science-Brookhaven Semester Program,

Baltimore, MD on The Effects of Variable-Interval and Fixed-Ratio

Schedules of Reinforcement on the Development of Tolerance to

Chlordiazepoxide.

 

GRANTS AWARDED

 

 

November 2017-Oct. 2018 won a contractual bid and awarded $20,000 from the Maryland State Department of Education. Provided Counseling services to Juvenile Offenders throughout the state of Maryland.

 

June 2010 won a contractual bid and awarded $14,000 from the District of Columbia Department of Mental Health. This one day workshop was entitled “Advance Trauma for the first Responders. Participants were Medical providers, helping professionals, and Paramedics.

 

June 2010 won a contractual bid that awarded $10,000 from the District of Columbia Department of Mental Health. This one day workshop was titled “Basic Trauma for the first Responders”.

 

2008 won a contractual bid awarded $25,000 for the second time in a row from the Maryland Department of Social Services, Young Fathers Initiative Program in Baltimore Maryland

 

2007 won a contractual bid that awarded $25,000 from the Maryland Department of Social Services, Young fathers Initiative Program in Baltimore Maryland. Program established to help young fathers find employment, maintain positive relationship with their children and the children’s mother, and to educate the fathers on the legal system.

 

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ACADEMIC SERVICE

 

Member Student Conduct Committee, Argosy University 2008-2009 Academic Year

 

Student Affairs Committee, Argosy University 2010-2011 Academic Year

 

Meeting with Executives, chair, etc with carman, 2008-2010 Academic Year

 

Steering Committee Member, Mid-Atlantic Teaching of Psychology Conference, Prince George’s Community College, 2005.

 

 

Presenter, Adjunct Faculty Orientation, Prince George’s Community College, 2004 “Survival Tips for the adjunct Faculty”.

 

Program Coordinator, Lecture Series, Prince George’s Community College, 2004 “Health-Behavioral Change Imperative: Challenges Facing Health Professionals”.

 

Program Coordinator, Lecture Series, Prince George’s Community College, 2004 “Thinking Critically about Stress and Sleep Debt: Strategies for Prevention and Change”.

 

Exhibitor, College Enrichment Day, Prince George’s Community College, 2004.

 

 

MEETINGS/CONFERENCES COORDINATED

 

Mid-Atlantic Teaching of Psychology Conference, Largo, MD 2004.

 

Symposium on Health Behavioral Change: Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Baltimore, MD 2004.

 

“The Legacy of Brown v. Board: Closing the Achievement Gap,” Largo MD 2004.

 

The Psychology Collegian Center meeting for students, Largo, MD 2004.

 

“Evaluation Process for Promotion and Tenure,” Largo, MD 2004.

 

“Documentation for Promotion and Tenure: The Curriculum Vita and the Portifolio,” Largo,

MD 2004.

 

“The Legacy of Brown v. Board: Closing the Achievement Gap”, Largo, MD 2003.

 

“The Psychology of Evil”with Phillip Zimbardo, Largo, MD 2003.

 

BOOKS/ARTICLE PUBLICATIONS

*Copelogy

* Carney, J.M. and Jefferson, J.F. Consultation for Mental Health Counselors: Opportunities and Guidelines for Private Practice Journal of Mental Health Counseling; Oct 2014; 36, 4

 

*Contributing author for the book Selecting and Surviving a Doctoral Program by J. Fidel Turner, Rhonda Jeter-Twilley, and Ljubica Malinajdovska, University Press, 2010

 

 

MEDIA APPEARANCE

 

*March 2020-Current. Presented on a Variety of platforms for various organizations concerning Mental Health and the Covid-19 Pandemic.

 

*December 2009, In-studio interview with “Let’s Talk Live” the only live and local talk show in Washington DC, hosted by award winning journalists Natasha Barrett and Doug McKelway. The focus was on Gender Neutral Housing which would allow males and females to room together in a college dorm.

 

*Summer, 2008 featured in the Exemplar, 23, 10. Chapter Advisor Highlight section for Chi Sigma Iota , International Counseling Academic and professional Honor Society. Article titled “Joanne Frederick Jefferson: Mentoring as Part of the Colorful Tapestry.

 

*Fall 2009, featured in the Chi Sigma Iota, Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society Newsletter, Argosy University.

 

*Summer 2010, featured in the Chi Sigma Iota, Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society Newsletter, Argosy University.

 

 

 

PAPERS WRITTEN

 

Dec., 2000 Service needs for Individuals living with HIV (Seven topic areas)

May, 1998 A Literature Review on College students and AIDS

Dec., 1998 A Literature Review on African-American College Students and AIDS

May, 1994 Factors in choosing to be HIV Tested among Students on a Black College

Campus

March, 1993 The Relationship to AIDS Victims and Attitudes Toward AIDS Prevention

 

 

 

HONORS/AWARDS

 

*Outstanding Mentoring award for academic year 2014-2015, Argosy University

*Outstanding faculty award for academic year 2009-2010 Chi Sigma Iota, International Honors Society for Counselors

*Nominated for the 2010 National Outstanding Chapter Service to Pi Sigma Pi chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, International Honors Society for Counselors

*2010 Argosy University Research Award for Outstanding Research for Academic Year 2009-2010

*Chi Sigma Iota International Honor Society for students, professional counselors, and counselor

Educators

*Inducted to Morgan State University Psychology Department’s Hall of Fame in 1999

*Grant-Brett Promethean Kappa Tau, Freshman Honor Society

*Pi Gamma Mu, International Honor Society in Social Sciences

*Beta Kappa Chi, National Scientific Honor Society

*Psi Chi, National Honor Society in Psychology

*Alpha Kappa Mu, Honor Society for the top 10% of the undergraduate senior class

*Morgan State University's Dean's List 1990-1994

*Member of the American Psychological Association

 

*Member of the American Counseling Association

*Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

*Member of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Incorporated

*Recipient of the Mae P. Claytor award for outstanding contribution to the Psychology

Department at Morgan State University, May, 1994

*Selected for the DC teaching Fellowship 2001-2002

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