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Darcy Granello

Professor, Department of Educational Studies

Program Area: Counselor Education

(614) 688-4605
granello.1@osu.edu

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Biography

Darcy Haag Granello, Ph.D., LPCC-S
Professor of Counselor Education

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Counselor Education.  Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. 1996. Dissertation title:An analysis of interactional patterns and influence strategies and their relationship to gender in the clinical supervisory dyad.
  • Master of Science, Mental Health Counseling, Stetson University, DeLand, FL. 1993.
  • Master of Arts, Political Science, Stetson University, DeLand, Florida. 1990.  
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Stetson University, DeLand, Florida. 1987.     
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Experience

  • Professor, Counselor Education. The Ohio State University. Autumn 2010 to present.
  • Director, OSU Campus Suicide Prevention Program. Autumn 2006 to present.
  • Adjunct Appointment, OSU Counseling and Consultation Service. March 2011 to present.
  • Associate Professor, Counselor Education. The Ohio State University. 2000-2010
  • Assistant Professor, Counselor Education. The Ohio State University.  1996-2000.
  • Director of Adult Mental Health Track, Worthington Psychiatric Associates, Parkersburg, West Virginia.  September 1995 to August 1996.
  • Counselor, Worthington Psychiatric Associates, Parkersburg, West Virginia. 
    August 1995 to August 1996.

Honors

  • Recipient. OSU Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching.  This award is the “highest honor given to OSU faculty.” The Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes “superior teaching and [faculty are] nominated by present and former students and colleagues and selected by a committee of alumni, students, and faculty” Inducted into the University’s Academy of Teaching. 2011.
  • Founding Member. School of PAES Faculty Teaching Academy. Inducted into the academy that recognizes faculty in the OSU School of PAES who work to constantly improve their teaching. 2010.
  • Recognition as one of the top ten (#7) leading contributors internationally to the field of multicultural research within the fields of counseling, psychology, and social work. The article listed “Leading contributors to the Multicultural Counseling Competencies Empirical Research Literature (1986-2005).”
    • Article citation: Worthington, R. L., Soth-McNett, A. M., & Moreno, M. V. (2007). Multicultural counseling competencies research: A 20-year content analysis. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 54(4), 351-361.
  • Recipient, Ohio Counseling Association Chuck Weaver Award for long & distinguished service to the counseling profession and exemplary caring for people. 2010.
  • Recipient,  OSU College of Education “Distinguished Teaching Award” 2005.
  • Recipient, Ohio University Counselor Education Program “George E. Hill Memorial Award.” Presented each year to a distinguished alumnus of the program, for scholarship, service, and leadership in the profession. 2005.
  • Recipient, American Counseling Association Research Award. Presented at the 2003 ACA Conference in Anaheim, CA, for outstanding research article published in an ACA journal during 2002.
  • Recipient, “Research & Writing Award” Ohio Counseling Association. 2002
  • Recipient, “Senior Faculty Research Award,” School of Physical Activity and Educational Services, College of Education.  The Ohio State University.  May, 2001.
  • Recipient, “Research Award,” Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), a division of the American Counseling Association, for research on the cognitive development of practicing counselors. 1999.
  • Recipient, “Faculty Teaching Award,” School of Physical Activity and Educational Services, College of Education, The Ohio State University.  April, 1999.
  • Recipient, “Donald Green Outstanding Student Award,” Ohio University, Athens, 1996.
    • Awarded by the Counselor Education Department.
  • Recipient, “J. Melvin Witmer Award for Creative Altruism,” Ohio University Counselor Education Program, Athens, 1995.
    • Given to a graduate student who “by attitude and behavior demonstrates a genuine commitment to wellness, optimism, health, and service to others.”
  •  Recipient, “Outstanding Graduate Student Counselor Education” Stetson University, DeLand, Florida.  1993.
  • Recipient, “Woman of Promise” Award.  1987.
    • Awarded by Good Housekeeping Magazine.
    • Selected as one of the top 100 women in a nationwide search of the 1987 college senior class. The article, “Women of Promise,” appeared in the July 1987 edition.
  • Recipient, United Nations Association Peace Medal.  1987.
    • Awarded by the United Nations Association.          
    • Given for work to promote international peace through understanding.
  • Recipient, Declaration of “Darcy Haag Day”
    • County of Volusia, Florida.  January, 1987.
    • City of DeLand, Florida.  November, 1986.

Selected Grants

  • Principal Investigator – Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration
    (SAMHSA). Garrett Lee Smith Act (2009-2012)
    • Campus Suicide Prevention Grant for The Ohio State University
    • Funded by SAMHSA for $300,000 (3 years)
    • Matched by OSU and community agencies (total, including match $825,000)
  •  American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Technology Grants
    Grants to provide funding for on-line suicide and depression screening for OSU students
    • $5,000 – OSU Medical School (2009)
    • $5,000 – OSU Veterinary School (2011)
    • $5,000 – OSU Graduate School (2012
  • OSU Outreach and Engagement Grant
    • To provide for development and implementation of OSU course on suicide prevention during May term 2013 ($3,000)
  • Principal Investigator – Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Garrett Lee Smith Act. (2006-2009)
    • Campus Suicide Prevention Grant for The Ohio State University
    • Funded by SAMHSA for $225,000 (3 years)
    • Matched by OSU and community agencies (total, including match $550,000)
  • Principal Investigator – Ohio Learning Network (2006-2007; 2007-2008)
    • To develop a Learning Community to explore campus-wide gatekeeper trainings
    • Funded by OLN for $4,500 (2006-2007)
    • Funded by OLN for $2,000 (2007-2008)
  • Co-Principal Investigator, OSU Outreach Grant (2005)
    • Risk Assessment Treatment Planning for Chemically Dependent Adolescents.
    • Funded by OSU and Maryhaven for $12,415
    • Presented a series of five, 5-hour trainings on assessment to counselors on staff
  • Principal Investigator (2001)
    • Funded by: The Ohio State University Instructional Technologies Advisory Committee
    • Title: Faculty Innovator Grant – Computer-Assisted Psychological Report Writing
    • Funded for $530
  • Principal Investigator (1998-1999), Co-Principal Investigator (1997-1998; 1999-2001)
    • Funded by: The Ohio School to Work Office
    • Title: Reconceptualizing School Counseling to Include School-to-Work Concepts
    • Total funding: $198,000
    • 1997-1998 – Compiled workteam, developed 12 training modules to teach STW concepts to school counselors, and in-serviced 450 practicing school counselors
    • 1998-1999 – Developed training modules for counselor educators, in-serviced 65 counselor educators and 300 practicing school counselors
    • 1999-2001 – A pilot STW program was implemented in a middle and high school

Selected Presentations

INTERNATIONAL INVITED PRESENTATIONS & KEYNOTES

  • “Suicide Prevention and Intervention; Information for Counselors.” Universidad Iberoamericana. Mexico City. October, 2012.
  • “Suicide Prevention Programming in the Schools.” Mexican Counseling Association. Mexico City. October, 2012.
  • “Counseling Suicidal Students in Schools.” Mexican Counseling Association. Mexico City, October, 2012.
  • “Suicide Prevention, Assessment, Intervention, and Research.” Co-presenter.
  • Two day workshop (each day was 10-hours of programming).
    Taipei, Taiwan. National Taipei College of Nursing. November, 2009.
  • Suicide Prevention: Living in Order to Live Life Fully.” International Counselling Conference. Cork, Ireland. July, 2007.
  • “Suicide Risk Assessment.” International Conference on Counselling. Brisbane, Australia, July, 2006.
  • “Suicide Prevention and Intervention.” Mental Health Association. Brisbane, Australia. July, 2006 (3 hours).
  • “Suicide: Essential Information for Counselors" Canadian Counseling Association National Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, May 2003.

NATIONAL (2008-2013)

  • “Using Cognitive and Affective Taxonomies to Affirm Diverse Learning Styles.” Association for Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference. Denver, CO. October 2013.
  • “Leadership in Counselor Education: An Individualized Learning Contract Approach to Leadership Development.” Association for Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference. Denver, CO. October 2013.
  • “ Training School Counselors to Conduct Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Trainings in their Schools.” Association for Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference. Denver, CO. October 2013.
  • “Suicide Resources and Information for Counselors and Counselor Educators.” Association for Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference. Denver, CO. October 2013.
  • Suicide Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment: Practical Assistance for Counselors.”  Pre-conference presentation at the American Counseling Association (ACA) International Conference. Cincinnati, OH. March 2013.
  • “Clinical Techniques for Managing Suicidal Clients.” The American Counseling Association (ACA) International Conference. Cincinnati, OH. March, 2013.
  • “A Longitudinal Study of Counselor Cognitive Complexity: Results of 10 Years of Research on Counseling Students.” The American Counseling Association (ACA) International Conference. Cincinnati, OH. March, 2013.
  • “Suicide Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment: Practical Assistance for Counselors.”  Pre-conference presentation at the American Counseling Association (ACA) International Conference. San Francisco, CA. March 2012.
  • “Using Bloom’s Taxonomy to Enhance Supervisee Cognitive Development.” American Counseling Association (ACA) International Conference. San Francisco, CA. March 2012.
  • “Promoting the Development of Professional Identity in Introductory Courses.” Association for Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference. Nashville, TN. October, 2011.
  • “Suicide: Information and Resources that Counselor Educators & Supervisors Need to Know.” Association for Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference. Nashville, TN. October, 2011.
  • “Creating partnerships for systemic change.” Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration National Conference on Suicide Prevention. Bethesda, MD. January, 2011.
  • “Suicide Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment: Practical Assistance for Counselors.”  Pre-conference presentation at the American Counseling Association (ACA) International Conference. New Orleans, LA. March 2011.
  • “Clinical Techniques for Managing Suicidal Clients.” The American Counseling Association (ACA) International Conference. New Orleans, LA. March, 2011.
  • “Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Programs on College Campuses: What is the Long-Term Impact of Training” The American Counseling Association (ACA) International Conference. New Orleans, LA. March, 2011.
  • “Suicide Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment: Practical Assistance for Counselors.”  Pre-conference presentation at the American Counseling Association (ACA) International Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. March, 2010.
  • “Clinical Techniques for Managing Suicidal Clients.” The American Counseling Association (ACA) International Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. March, 2010.
  • “Enhancing Multicultural Competence in Supervision: The Synergistic Model of Multicultural Supervision (SMMS).” The American Counseling Association (ACA) International Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. March, 2010.
  • “Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Follow-up: Results of a University Study.” Substance Abuse Mental Health Administration Conference. Orlando, FL. February, 2010.
  • “Suicide Gatekeepers on College Campuses”. Lilly Conference on College Teaching. Miami, Ohio. November, 2009.
  • “Suicide: What Counselor Educators Need to Know.” Association for Counselor Education & Supervision National Conference. San Diego, CA. October, 2009.
  • “Learning Contracts in Counselor Education Leadership Courses.” Association for Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference. San Diego, CA. October, 2009.
  • “Suicide Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment: Practical Assistance for Counselors.” Pre-conference presentation at The American Counseling Association (ACA) International Conference. Charlotte, NC. March, 2009.
  • “Suicide Gatekeepers on College Campuses.”  Lilly Conference on College Teaching. Miami, Ohio, November, 2008.
  •  “Suicide Risk Assessment: The Cornerstone of Intervention.” American College Counseling Association Conference. Savannah, Georgia, February, 2008.

STATE (2008-2013)

  • “Clinical Techniques for Managing Suicidal Clients.” All Ohio Counselors Conference. (AOCC). Columbus, Ohio. November, 2013.
  • “Enhancing Cognitive Complexity in Graduate Level Writing.” All Ohio Counselors Conference. (AOCC). Columbus, Ohio. November, 2013.
  • “Suicide Prevention, Assessment, and Intervention: Practical Information for Counselors.” All Ohio Counselors Conference (AOCC). All Day (6 hour) pre-conference workshop. Columbus, Ohio. November, 2012.
  • “Clinical Techniques for Managing Suicidal Clients.” All Ohio Counselors Conference (AOCC). Columbus, Ohio. November, 2012.
  • “The Synergistic Model of Multicultural Supervision.” Ohio Association of Counselor Education & Supervision (OACES) Conference. Columbus, Ohio. April, 2012
  • “Suicide Gatekeeper Training.” All Ohio Counselors Conference (AOCC). Columbus, Ohio. November, 2011.
  • “Clinical Techniques for Managing Suicidal Clients.” All Ohio Counselors Conference (AOCC). Columbus, Ohio. November, 2011.
  • “Promoting Cognitive Complexity in Supervision.”  Ohio Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (OACES) Conference. Columbus, Ohio. April, 2011.
  • “Suicide prevention and gatekeeper training for middle and high school personnel.” (presented 2x). Ohio Career-Based Intervention Strategies Conference. Columbus, Ohio. May, 2011.
  • “Suicide Gatekeeper Training.” All Ohio Counselors Conference (AOCC). Columbus, Ohio. November, 2010.
  • “Clinical Techniques for Managing Suicidal Clients.” All Ohio Counselors Conference (AOCC). Columbus, Ohio. November, 2010.
  • “Suicide in Schools: Practical Information for School Counselors. All Ohio Counselors Conference. Preconference workshop. November, 2009
  • “Enhancing Multicultural Competence in Supervision: The Synergistic Model of Multicultural Supervision (SMMS). All Ohio Counselors Conference. November, 2009.
  • “Suicide Gatekeeper Training.” All Ohio Counselors Conference (AOCC). Columbus, Ohio. November, 2009.
  • “Enhancing Multicultural Competence in Supervision: The Synergistic Model of Multicultural Supervision (SMMS)” Ohio Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (OACES) Conference. Columbus, Ohio. April, 2009.
  • "Supervision: Using Cognitive Complexity to Promote Professional Identity" Ohio Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (OACES) Conference. Columbus, Ohio. April, 2009.
  • “Suicide Gatekeeper Training.” All Ohio Counselors Conference (AOCC). Columbus, Ohio. November, 2008.

Selected Publications

BOOKS

  • Granello, D. H., & Young, M. E.  (2012). Counseling Today: Foundations of Professional Identity. Boston: Pearson.
  • Juhnke, G. A., Granello, D. H., & Granello, P. F. (2011). Suicide, self-injury, and violence in the schools: Assessment, prevention, and intervention strategies. Los Angeles: Wiley.
  • Granello, D. H., & Granello, P. F. (2007). Suicide: An essential guide for helping professionals and educators. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES (2008-2013)

  • Borders, L. D., Wester, K. L., Granello, D. H., Chang, C. Y., Hayes, D. G., Pepperell, J., & Spurgeon, S. L. (2012). ACES Guidelines for Research Mentorship: Development and implementation. Counselor Education and Supervision, 51, 162-175.
  • Ober, A., Granello, D. H., & Wheaton, J. E. (2012). Grief counseling: An investigation of counselors’ training, experience, and competencies. Journal of Counseling and Development, 90, 150-159.
  • Schools often react poorly to student suicide. (2011). Report on findings of Ohio State researchers, Dr. Darcy Granello. Annals of the American Psychotherapy Association, 14, 9-10.
  • Granello, D. H. (2010). A suicide crisis intervention model with 25 practical strategies for implementation. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 32(3), 218-235.
  • Granello, D. H. (2010). The process of suicide risk assessment: Twelve core principles. Journal of Counseling and Development, 88, 363-371.
  • Granello, D. H. (2010). Cognitive complexity among practicing counselors: How thinking changes with experience. Journal of Counseling and Development, 88, 92-100.
  • Hayes, D., & Granello, D. H. (2009). Use of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 with persons diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Journal of Counseling and Development, 87 (2) 227-233.
  • Ober, A. M., Granello, D. H., & Henfield, M. (2009). A synergistic model to enhance multicultural competence in supervision. Counselor Education and Supervision, 48, 204-221.
  • Macdonald, L., Pelling, N., & Granello, D. H. (2009).Suicide: A biopsychosocial approach. Psychotherapy in Australia, 15(2), 62-72.
  • Granello, D. H., Kindsvatter, A., Granello, P. F., Underfer-Babalis, J., & Hartwig-Moorhead, H. (2008). Multiple perspectives in supervision: Using a peer consultation model to enhance supervisor development. Counselor Education and Supervision, 48, 32-47.
  • Kindsvatter, A., Granello, D. H., & Onedera, J. D. (2008). Cognitive techniques as a means for facilitating supervisee development. Counselor Education and Supervision, 47, 179-192.