David Randall Crump
Education: Ph.D. from Brigham Young University in Counseling Psychology. School Principal certificate from Washington State University and a degree in School Psychology from Brigham Young University.
Biography: My strength is that I have worked in a wide variety of settings and always with multi-agency collaboration involvement. My experience includes traditional outpatient services, employee assistance program services, private practice, chemical dependency inpatient and outpatient, youth residential services, sex offender group home, hospital based inpatient, school based services, collaborative school programs, supervision and management of child and adolescent mental health programs. My current job is Director of Student Services in the second largest school district in the State of Washington. In this job I supervise many of the satellite programs for students that need additional help and structure, from mental health to conduct issues. I also sought after and obtained State licensure for the District to be a licensed mental health provider. It is the only one in the northwest and one of only two on the west coast. I have a great interest in collaborative projects and believe the school system provides the best access to children and youth in their natural environment and hence has the greatest opportunity to be generalized to the individual's everyday life. I have great interest in being a life-long learner and seeing how all of us grow in families and systems.
Candace Arden Curry
Education: Masters of Arts in Counselling ( GU '91) Registered Psychologist ( Alberta 1993)
Biography: Has been an adjunct professor with the School of Education since 1997, teaching in British Columbia and Alberta. Also has had a private counselling practice in Calgary Alberta since 1993. Montreal Canadians fan!
Ramona H. Griffin (Mona)
Education: Double major in English and History in 1975 from Gonzaga University in addition to a master's degree in counseling in 1977.
Biography: I was employed as a school counselor for the next 23 years, working at Ferris High School, Mead High School and Mt. Spokane High School.The next eight years of my career were spent as a central office administrator working in Student Services, Student Support Services and Teaching and Learning, with a year off serving in the role of Assistant Principal at the Spokane Skills Center. Most recently I completed a doctorate in Educational Leadership through Washington State University; my dissertation topic was school counselor leadership. I am currently employed as the coordinator of the NET Program through NEWESD 101, a program that focuses on drop-out prevention, working with credit deficient high school juniors and seniors. I am also teaching the Critical Issues course in the School Counseling program.I have been a member of the Gonzaga School Counseling PEAB since 1976, starting that tenure when I was a student in the master's program. There was a brief interruption of that participation when I served on the Washington Council for High School College Relations.
Education: Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology, June 1996, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA Bachelors of Science in Psychology, Minor in Sociology, June 1993
Biography: Kristin Souers is a licensed mental health counselor in the State of Washington. Kristin has a Master's of Arts in Counseling Psychology degree from Gonzaga University and a Bachelor's of Science degree from Santa Clara University. She has worked in the mental health and human services field for over 15 years. Kristin serves as an adjunct faculty member for the Masters of Counseling Psychology Program at Gonzaga University. She has been an adjunct faculty member of this department since 2006. She also has a private practice in Spokane where she specializes in providing mental health counseling for individuals and families. Kristin is considered an expert in understanding the impact of trauma on individuals and families and she presents on this topic throughout the Inland Northwest States and Spokane community.
Dr. Thomas V. Totter
Education: B.A. in Sociology at the University of Washington in 1969, M.Ed. in School Psychology at the University of Washington in 1975, Ed.S in Special Education at the University of Idaho in 1980, and Ph.D. in Counseling & Human Services at the University of Idaho in 1981.
Biography: Dr. Tom Trotter is an adjunct professor with Gonzaga University and a retired professor of Counseling and School Psychology from the University of Idaho. He is a former school system director of Special Services, responsible for district-wide delivery of human services programs and an active consultant to school systems regarding school counseling program development and improvement and School-wide Positive Behavior Support. A former president of the Idaho Counseling Association, the Idaho School Counselor Association, the Idaho School Psychology Association, and the Idaho Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors, he has numerous publications, presentations, and other projects to his credit. He and his wife Kathleen, a high school counselor in the Lakeland Public Schools, reside in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Together, they enjoy boating, gardening, classic cars and out-of-doors.