Overview

  • Tim Grothaus is an associate professor and chair of the Counseling and Human Services department. He received a Ph. D. in counselor education from the College of William & Mary in 2004 after serving over 20 years as a school counselor, teacher, therapist, coordinator of a youth leadership development program, and/or youth minister.
  • Selected Publications

    Articles In Academic Journals

    Year Title
    2017 RAMP and PBIS: “They definitely support one another.” A phenomenological studyProfessional School Counseling. 119-129.
    2017 School counselors’ roles in RAMP and PBIS: A phenomenological investigationProfessional School Counseling. 130-141.
    2016 A Delphi study and initial validation of counselor supervision competenciesCounselor Education and Supervision. 2-15.
    2016 A Dephi study and initial validation of counselor supervision competenciesCounselor Education and Supervision. 2-15.
    2015 Homeless children and their families’ perspectives of agency servicesCommunity Mental Health Journal. 800-808.
    2014 A phenomenological study of urban school counselors’ perceptions of low-income familiesJournal of School Counseling.
    2013 A qualitative examination of school counselors’ training to recognize and respond to adolescent mental health issuesJournal of School Counseling.
    2013 School counselors serving students with disruptive behavior disordersProfessional School Counseling. 245-255.
    2012 Assessing and Promoting Cultural Relativism in Students of CounselingInternational Journal for the Advancement of Counselling. 118-135.
    2012 Infusing cultural competence and advocacy in strength-based counselingJournal of Humanistic Counseling. 51-65.
    2011 Answering the call: Facilitating responsive services for students experiencing homelessness.Professional School Counseling. 191-201.
    2011 Supporting students of military familiesVSCA Voice. 10.
    2011 Using culturally competent responsive services to improve student achievement and behavior.Professional School Counseling. 222-230.
    2010 Effective Leadership in a Culturally Diverse Learning EnvironmentInternational Journal of Urban Educational Leadership.
    2010 English Language Learners: Enhance the success of Virginia's ELL StudentsVSCA Voice. 10.
    2010 Meeting the challenges together: School counselors collaborating with students and families with low income.Journal of School Counseling.
    2010 Resources for assisting students experiencing homelessness.Virginia School Counselor Association. 6-7.
    2009 Building the Foundation for Data-Based Decision Making: Consensus on Language and ConceptsInternational Electronic Journal for Leadering in Learning.
    2009 Confusion, crisis, and opportunity: professional school counselors’ role in responding to student mental health issues.Journal of School Counseling.
    2009 Promoting Cultural Responsiveness and Closing the Achievement GapProfessional School Counseling. 440-449.
    2009 VSCA’s social justice/human rights focus: Students experiencing homelessness.Virginia School Counselor Association. 10.
    2008 From research to reality.Virginia School Counselor Association. 6-7.
    2007 Broaching the subjects of race, ethnicity, and culture during the counseling processJournal of Counseling and Development. 401-409.
    2007 Integrating cognitive developmental theory into the clinical supervision of school counselorsVirginia Counselor Association Journal. 40-47.
    2004 Empowering adolescents as servant-leaders: Promoting resiliency, positive networking, and community stewardshipReclaiming Children and Youth. 228-231.

    Books

    Year Title
    2012 Making Diversity Work: Creating Culturally Competent School Counseling Programs.  Alexandria, VA.

    Chapters

    Year Title
    2015 Effective leadership in a culturally diverse learning environmentUrban Educational Leadership for Social Justice: International Perspectives. Adapted from International Journal of Urban Educational Leadership..
    2014 De-escalating extreme behavior/emotionsApplying Techniques to Common Encounters in School Counseling: A Case-Based Approach. Boston, MA: Pearson.
    2014 English Language LearnersApplying Techniques to Common Encounters in School Counseling: A Case-Based Approach. Boston, MA: Pearson.
    2013 "Equity, advocacy, and social justice"Culturally Alert Counseling: A Comprehensive Introduction. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
    2010 Confusion, crisis, and opportunity: Professional school counselors' role in responding to student mental health issuesEthical and Legal Issues in School Counseling (3rd ed.). Alexandria VA: American School Counselor Association.
    2008 "Social Inequality And Counseling for Social Justice"Culturally Alert Counseling. SAGE.
    2008 RaceCulturally Alert Counseling: A Comprehensive Introduction. SAGE.

    Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Counselor Education, The College of William & Mary 2004
  • M.S. in Human Services Counseling, Illinois State University 1990
  • B.A. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame 1981
  • Full Name

  • Timothy Grothaus