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John A. Conteh, MS, LPC, ACS, NCC, DCC

Visiting Assistant Professor
Education
Department of Counseling, Psychology, and Special Education

102D Canevin Hall
Phone: 412.396.5403

Education:

Ed.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, Argosy University, Washington, D.C (Anticipated completion, December, 2012)
M.S. Community Counseling, University of Rochester, 2004
B.A. Education, Njala University, University of Sierra Leone, 2000
Bio

John A. Conteh has several years of clinical experience comprising of working in community counseling agencies, psychiatric hospital, drug and alcohol rehabs, correctional facilities, and supervision of therapists working towards licensure and counselors in training. Over the last three years, John has taught various counseling courses at Holy Family University, Philadelphia, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, and Argosy University, Washington, DC. Also, he has taught a psychology course at the University of Phoenix, Columbia on-ground Campus, Maryland. John is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania, an Approved Clinical Supervisor, a National Certified Counselor, and Distance Credentialed Counselor. As part of his professional development, John has membership with several professional organizations including the American Counseling Association, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Chi Sigma Iota, North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Pennsylvania Counseling Association, and Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education. His current research interests are trauma, crisis counseling, ethics in counseling, mentoring, multicultural issues, and graduate student development. John's current dissertation topic is a quantitative study on trauma and posttraumatic growth variables among counselors-in-training.

Publications

Seward, D. X., Conteh, J. A. (In process). Attending to resistance and racial trauma: Working with students of color in multicultural training

Conteh, J. A., Valiaveedu, L., & Carney, J. M. (Summer, 2012). Mentorship in counselor education programs: Strategies for CSI chapters. Exemplar, 27, 2 (Peer reviewed)

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 (Peer reviewed)

Presentations and National Interview

Seward, D. X., Conteh, J. A. (2012, September). Attending to resistance and racial trauma: Working with students of color in multicultural training. Proposal selected for Presidential Honor via peer-review process presented at the North Atlantic Region Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES): Niagara Falls, NY (Regional peer reviewed)

Conteh, J. A., & Subryan, S. R. (2011, October). Supervision documentation: What counselor educators and supervisors in training should know. Proposal approved for presentation at the Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors (ACES): Nashville, TN (National peer reviewed)

Conteh, J. A. (2011, February). Supervision challenges of new graduate professionals: Implications for counselor educators and supervisors. Proposal approved for presentation at the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences (AABSS) Conference: Las Vegas, Nevada (National peer reviewed)

Conteh, J. A. (2010, September). 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): New Brunswick, NJ (Regional peer reviewed)

Seward, D. X., Conteh, J. A., Williams, T. A., & Drain, F. (2003, October). Challenging students and counselor educators in multicultural training. Proposal presented at the North Atlantic Region Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES): Canandaigua, NY (Regional peer reviewed)

National Interview
Conteh, J. A. (2012, February). Interview by H. Schild [Video recording]. Counseling in the future: Next 60 years, American Counseling Association. ACA Archives, Alexandria, VA.

Professional Associations

American Counseling Association

Pennsylvania Counseling Association

Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education

Chi Sigma Iota, Counseling Professional Honor Society

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

Association for Spirituality, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling

North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

Pennsylvania Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

Honors and Awards

Presentation topic peer reviewed and highlighted as Presidential Selection for North Atlantic Region Association for

Counselor Education and Supervision conference, Niagara Falls, NY, September, 2012.

Outstanding doctoral student, Sigma Phi Sigma chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, Argosy University, Washington, DC 2010.

Leadership Award, Upsilon Rho Iota chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, University of Rochester, 2004.