Dustin Herbert Reed, PhD, LPC (LA), LIMHP (NE), NCC, CRC

Title: Assistant Professor, CACREP Liaison
Department: Department of Psychology, Counseling, and Family Studies
Email: dustin.reed@nicholls.edu
Office Phone: 985-448-4353
Office Location: 261 College of Education and Behavioral Sciences Building

Education:

2017 – University of Holy Cross – New Orleans, Louisiana
PhD (Counselor Education and Supervision)

2013 – Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – New Orleans, Louisiana
MHS-RC (Rehabilitation Counseling)

2005 – University of New Orleans – New Orleans, Louisiana
BS (Psychology)

 

Courses:

COUN – 504 – Adult & Child Psychotherapy Online

PSYC – 504 –  Adult & Child Psychotherapy Online

COUN –  549 – Professional Issues and Ethics Hybrid

COUN –  510 –  Group Counseling Hybrid

Bio:

Dustin Herbert Reed, PhD, NCC, LPC (LA), LIMHP (NE), CRC, ALICE, is an Assistant Professor in the Counseling program housed within the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences’ Department of Psychology, Counseling, and Family Studies at Nicholls State University, in Thibodaux, Louisiana. Dr. Reed is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Louisiana since 2017, a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) in Nebraska since 2020, a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) since 2013, a National Certified Counselor (NCC) since 2017, and a nationally certified instructor of the active shooter response management protocol known as Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate (ALICE) since 2017. He maintains continuing education hours for each license and certification through conferences and other trainings. Before his PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Holy Cross, New Orleans, he received a Master of Health Sciences in Rehabilitation Counseling from Louisiana State University and a Bachelor of Sciences in Psychology from the University of New Orleans. He is an Associate Editor for the National Board for Certified Counselor’s academic open access journal, The Professional Counselor (TPC). He began reviewing for TPC as a Blind Reviewer – a member of the Editorial Board – in 2017. Dr. Reed has experience supervising students in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, Academic Affairs Counseling, and Human Services. Dr. Reed previously served as the Co-Faculty Advisor for a previous institution’s chapter of Chi Sigma Iota. Further, Dr. Reed has supervised both Master level Graduate Assistants (and Teaching Assistants) and Doctoral Teaching Assistants. Dr. Reed has experience supervising a Help Clinic as an on-call supervisor at a previous institution for students providing counseling services as part of their practicums and internships. Dr. Reed teaches students in clinical mental health and school counseling and has experience teaching in Louisiana, Texas, Florida, and Nebraska, as well as pursuing his own studies in France and Italy. Dr. Reed is one of over 50 million people in the United States with disabilities. He is a member of over 10 counseling associations and is currently the Mid-Western Representative of the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA; 2020–2023) and the Past-President of the Louisiana Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling (2021–2022). Dr. Reed serves on the Membership Committee of the Louisiana Counseling Association for the 2021 – 2022 year. Dr. Reed has received ARCA’s nomination as a candidate for President-Elect two years in a row (2020 – 2021). Dr. Reed has given more than 50 presentations, including 33 national and one international, 16 guest lectures and invited endeavors, and has served as a reviewer for conference proposals and grants for multiple associations, including ACA, SACES, ACES, and ARCA. Dr. Reed has also, at previous institutions, served as a member of Faculty Senate, The President’s Council for Diversity, and Academic Policies. He is the CACREP Liaison for the Counseling Program at Nicholls State University as of January 2022. He has previous experience serving as a member of a disciplinary committee for a counseling program, dissertation review committee co-chair, been a member of counseling advisory boards, and has experience working with CACREP accreditation. He has research interests in disability studies, distance learning, distance supervision, distance counseling, ethics, and the scholarship of teaching and learning, among other areas of interest. He has several publications, with the most recent being published in 2021 with colleagues at a former institution titled Current challenges impairing health care facilities due to the impact of SARS-CoV2 published in the Journal of Alcoholism & Drug Dependence. Further, Dr. Reed has experience authoring and co-authoring webinars, manuals, and trainings for the counseling profession and counseling programs. Lastly, Dr. Reed has counseling experience in Clinical Mental Health, Rehabilitation Counseling, and School Counseling.

Accomplishments:

Refereed Conference Presentations:

National Presentations – 33

Regional Presentation – 1

International Presentation – 1

State presentations – 16

Invited to present at 2 national conferences

 

Feb. 2022
Law and Ethics Conference in Counseling – 1 Presentation – New Orleans, LA

Presenter – Understanding Laws, Ethics, and Literature on Distance Learning, Distance

Counseling, and Distance Supervision, New Orleans, Louisiana

 

Mar 2021
Law and Ethics Conference in Counseling – 4 presentations – New Orleans, LA

Co-Presentation: Formal Presentation: Counseling Clients from Diverse Cultural Backgrounds: Becoming Multiculturally Competent

Co-Presentation: Formal Presentation: Disability Awareness: Diversity & Inclusion A Constitutional & Ethical Obligation

Co-Presentation: Formal Presentation: Understanding Laws, Ethics, and Literature on Distance Learning, Distance Counseling, and Distance Supervision

Co-Presentation: Formal Presentation: Telemental Health Practice: Legal & Ethical Obligations

 

Feb 2020
Law and Ethics Conference in Counseling – 4 presentations – New Orleans, LA
Presentation: Formal Presenter: Counseling Clients from Diverse Cultural Backgrounds

Presentation: Round Table Presenter: Understanding Laws, Ethics, and Literature on Distance Learning, Distance Counseling, and Distance Supervision

Poster Presentation: Never Underestimate your clients: An Ethical Obligation

Round Table Discussion: Disability Awareness: Diversity and Inclusion, an Ethical,

Constitutional, Lawful Obligation

 

 

Sept-Oct 2019
Louisiana Counseling Association Annual Conference – 1 Presentation
Round Table Discussion: Distance Learning, Distance Counseling, and Distance Supervision in Counselling, Law and Ethics

 

March 2019
American Rehabilitation Counseling Association at the American Counseling Association Annual Conference – New Orleans, LA

Pre-conference session – 2 Sessions

Presenter: Pre-conference Presentation: Attachment Theory and Disability Research;

Presenter: Pre-conference Poster Presentation: Crisis Planning and Strategies for Active Shooter Prevention

 

Feb 2019
The Law and Ethics Conference in Counseling Annual Conference – 2 sessions, New Orleans, LA

Facilitator: Round Table Discussion: Distance Counseling, Distance Learning, Distance Supervision, and Ethics

Co-Presenter (Main): Learn How to Identify Fatal Flaws When Preparing for Active Shooter Events

 

Oct 2018
Louisiana Counseling Association Annual Conference – 2 sessions

Co-Presenter (Main): Target Hardening: Crisis Planning and Strategies for Active Shooter Prevention

Co-Presenter: Learn How to Identify Fatal Flaws When Preparing for Active Shooter Events

 

July 2018
Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling (ASERVIC)

Annual Conference – Invited to submit proposals to present by conference co-Chair – 2 presentations

Presenter: Problem Behavior, ACA Ethical Standards, Gatekeeping, and Law; Distance Counseling, Distance Learning, Distance Supervision, Ethics, and Law

 

Feb 2018
24th Annual Counselor’s Institute Hosted by The Rio Grande Valley Counseling

Association – 7 sessions and an ethics workshop co-facilitation

Presenter: Attachment Theory and Disability; Distance Counseling, Distance Learning, Distance Supervision, Law, and Ethics; Problem Behaviors and Gatekeeping the Profession; Boundary Issues, Multiple Roles, Responsibilities, Ethics, and Law; Relationships among Client Satisfaction, Self-Efficacy, Optimism, and Type of Disability of Vocational Rehabilitation Clients; Immersion into New Culture: Teaching, Learning, and Growing in Multicultural Awareness – A Heuristic Experience

Co-facilitator: Ethics Workshop

 

Jan 2018
The Law and Ethics Conference in Counseling Annual Conference – 4 sessions
Presenter: Distance Counseling, Distance Learning, Distance Supervision, and Ethics

Co-Presenter: Learn How to Identify Fatal Flaws When Preparing for Active Shooter Events

Facilitator: Roundtable discussion: Problem Behavior, ACA Ethical Standards, and Gatekeeping, Law, and Ethics

Facilitator: Roundtable discussion: Counseling, Boundary Issues, Multiple Relationships, and Ethics

 

Oct 2017
Presenter: Immersion into New Culture: Teaching, Learning, and Growing in Multicultural Awareness – A Heuristic Experience; National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Sponsored International Research Conference, South Padre Island, Texas

Facilitator: Roundtable discussion: Louisiana Counseling Association Annual Conference
Distance Counseling, Distance Learning, Distance Supervision, and Ethics

 

Sept 2017
Invited to present 3 sessions: American Rehabilitation Counseling Association Annual Conference

Three presentations:
Attachment Theory and Disability Research;

Relationships: Satisfaction, Self-efficacy, Optimism, and Disability of Vocational Rehabilitation Clients;

Problem Behavior, ACA Ethical Standards, and Gatekeeping

 

Feb 2017
3 Sessions

Co-presenter: Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference, Learn How to Identify Fatal Flaws When Preparing for Active Shooter Events;

Co-facilitator: Roundtable discussion: Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference, Counseling, Boundary Issues, Multiple Relationships, and Ethics

Presenter: Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference, Gatekeeping, ACA Code of Ethics, and CACREP Standards

 

Nov 2016
4 sessions for November 2016

Co-presenter: Mississippi Counseling Association Annual Conference, Counseling, Boundary Issues, Multiple Relationships, and Ethics

Co-presenter (Main): Mississippi Counseling Association Annual Conference, Gatekeeping, ACA Code of Ethics, and CACREP Standards

Co-presenter: Mississippi Counseling Association Annual Conference, Survival Strategies to Use During a School Shooter Event: Understanding ALICE Implementation

Co-presenter: Mississippi Counseling Association Annual Conference, Preparing for Active Shooter Events on Campus: Identifying Fatal Flaws

 

Oct 2016
Co-presenter: All Saints’ Day Conference at University of Holy Cross, New Orleans, Trauma-and-Stressor-Related Disorders

Co-presenter: Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference; Poster Presentation: Preparing for Active Shooter Events on Campus: Identifying Fatal Flaws

 

April 2016
Presentations – 2

Presenter: The Law and Ethics Conference in Counseling, Gatekeeping, ACA Code of Ethics, and CACREP Standards

Co-presenter (Main): The Law and Ethics Conference in Counseling, Counseling, Boundary Issues, Multiple Relationships, and Ethics

 

Oct 2015
Co-presenter: Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Annual Conference, Too Much Gate-Keeping

 

Sept 2015
Presenter: Louisiana Counseling Association Conference, Attachment Theory and Disability

 

Sept 2013
Co-presenter: Louisiana Counseling Association Conference, Utilization of Aesop’s Fables in Counselor Bias and Judgment Heuristics

 

April 2013
Co-presenter: Louisiana Career Development Association Conference, Utilization of Aesop’s Fables in Counselor Bias and Judgment Heuristics

 

Invited Speeches, Lectures, and Presentations: – 16 total

October 2019 – Disability Awareness: Diversity & Inclusion, Wayne State College, Wayne, Nebraska (also available on You Tube)

July 26th, 2018 – Coping with, Bouncing Back from, and Overcoming Life’s Challenges; Challenges Camp, Metairie, LA

April 19th, 2018 – Distance Counseling, Distance Learning, Distance Supervision, Law, and Ethics; The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Brownsville, Texas, Faculty Seminar

January 20, 2018 – Relationships Among Satisfaction, Self-Efficacy, Optimism, and Type of Disability of Vocational Rehabilitation Clients; Edinburg Counseling Student Association

December 6, 2017 – Never Underestimate Your Client; Faculty Seminar; University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Department of Counseling Faculty Seminar; Brownsville, Texas

October 10, 2017 – White Racial Identity Development, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley; Brownsville, Texas

September 23, 2017 – Counseling, Boundary Issues, Multiple Relationships, and Ethics, Brownsville Student Counseling Association, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley; Brownsville, Texas

July 26, 2017 – Coping with, Bouncing Back from, and Overcoming Life’s Challenges; Challenges Camp, Metairie, LA

July 17, 2017 – Relationships Among Satisfaction, Self-Efficacy, Optimism, and Type of Disability of Vocational Rehabilitation Clients; ARC of Greater New Orleans, Metairie, LA

March 6, 2017 – Perseverance; Stuart Hall School for Boys, New Orleans; 1st through 7th grade chapel

Feb 7, 2017 – Perseverance; Stuart Hall School for Boys; New Orleans; Second grade quality of the month lecture

Feb 6, 2017 – Inequalities Among People with Disabilities; Guest Lecture University of Holy Cross, New Orleans

Jan 4, 2017 – Co-developer; presentation Identifying Fatal Flaws When Preparing for Active Shooter Events; various DSM chapters; Sherwood Middle Magnet Academy Presentation, Metairie, LA

Nov 16, 2016 – Co-developer; presentation Identifying Fatal Flaws When Preparing for Active Shooter Events; various DSM chapters; St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School, Metairie, LA

Nov 7, 2016– Co-developer; presentation Identifying Fatal Flaws When Preparing for Active Shooter Events; various DSM chapters; Vanderbilt Catholic High School Presentation, Houma, LA

May 20, 2016– Presenter: Louisiana State University’s Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) CEU Gumbo Workshop hosted by the Department of Clinical Rehabilitation and Counseling Attachment Theory and Disability Research Presentation, New Orleans, LA.

 

Manuals, webinars, and Study Guides Created:

Spring 2020 – Creator and Presenter of: Distance Counseling During the Coronavirus Pandemic and Ethics – Available for .75 CEU on the Louisiana Counseling Association Website

Fall 2017 – Co-creator; electronic study guide for Praxis II (5421) – School Counselor Track – Developed from Praxis II – Professional School Counselor (5421) Exam SECRETS Study Guide – Your Key to Exam Success

Summer 2016 – Co-author of inaugural Louisiana Counseling Association Webinar on Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders; Worth 3 CEUs

Fall 2012 – Author; group manual, Exploring Aspirations and Motivations

Co-author; LSU’s Health Sciences Center Department of Clinical Rehabilitation and Counseling; group manual, Tween Bullying

Spring 2011 – Co-author; LSU’s Health Sciences Center Department of Clinical Rehabilitation and Counseling; Resource Manual for People with Disabilities

 

Grant Writing:

Spring 2012 – LSU’s Health Sciences Center Department of Clinical Rehabilitation and Counseling; Masters level grant writing course; assisted in the evaluation and research for the renewal process for a grant that allowed the school to have a peer liaison program

Service Learning:

Aug. 2011 – Dec. 2011 Helped teach special education to students at Green Park Elementary – Service Learning