Colorado Christian University
Colorado Christian University
Dr. Jennifer Park

Dr. Jennifer Park

Faculty Spotlight

Degrees and Experience
  • Ph.D. Counselor Education and Supervision (Regent University)
  • M.A. Counseling (BTS - Graduate School of Counseling)
  • M.S. Ed. Elementary Education (University of Pennsylvania)
  • B.A. Biology (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC, Pennsylvania)
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC, National Board for Certified Counselors)
  • Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS, Center for Credentialing and Education)
Biography and Professional Achievements

Dr. Park taught middle school for a decade prior to transitioning to counseling. She came to CCU from Grace College, where she was a part-time faculty member from 2015-2017. Additionally, she was an adjunct professor at Regent University, where she earned her Doctorate of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision. Her clinical experience includes guidance instruction, college counseling, and private practice. Dr. Park's research interests focus on integrating religion and spirituality within counseling and multiculturalism. She also enjoys supervising trainees and interns.

Dr. Park is a member of the American Counseling Association; the Association for Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Values in Counseling; the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision; the Pennsylvania Counseling Association; and the Christian Association for Psychological Studies. Further, she serves as the co-faculty advisor for CCU’s chapter of Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society.

Presentations

Dr. Park has presented at numerous national and regional conferences on the topics of multicultural supervision, assessing competence with spiritual integration, online counselor education, and wellness.

Publications
  • Park, J. S., Arveson, K., Newmeyer, M., & Underwood, L. A. (in press). "Comparing behavioral health graduate students in spiritual and religious competence." Spiritual Psychology and Counseling.
  • Park, J. (2018). “Making tear soup: Facing grief and loss.” In S. Springer, L. Moss, N. Manavizadeh, & A. Pugliese (Eds.). A school counselor’s guide to small groups: Coordination, leadership, & assessment. Alexandria, VA: Association for Specialists in Group Work.
  • Park, J. (2016). “Listening: The power of story.” In M. Luke & K. M. Goodrich (Eds.). Group work experts share their favorite supervision activities: Volume 1 (p. 87). Alexandria, VA: Association for Specialists in Group Work.
  • Upton, B., Herring, N., Conrad, J. L., Allen, H. M., Trefry, D., Park, J. (2015). "Turning student mental health ‘Inside Out.’" Advance, 43-47. Retrieved from http://issuu.com/cccu/docs/15_falladvance_web_5d61febb162eff/44
  • Hartwig Moorhead, H. J., & Park, J. S. (2015). "Reactive attachment disorder." American Counseling Association Practice Briefs. Retrieved from http://www.counseling.org/knowledge-center/center-for-counseling-practice-policy-and-research/practice-briefs.
  • Park, J. (2014). “A village of 100.” In J. DeLucia-Waack, M. Mercurio, F. Colvin, S. Korta, K. Maertin, E. Martin, & L. Zawadzki (Eds.). School counselors share their favorite classroom guidance lessons: A guide to choosing, planning, conducting, and processing (pp. 377-381). Alexandria, VA: Association for Specialists in Group Work.