Faculty profile: JoLynn V. Carney

April 27, 2021

Name: JoLynn V. Carney

Title: Associate Professor of Education (Counselor Education)

Department: Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

Phone: 814-863-2404

Email: jcarney@psu.edu

Office address: 303 CEDAR Building

Directory entry: https://ed.psu.edu/directory/dr-jolynn-v-carney

Carney is a licensed professional clinical counselor who has experience working in community mental health agencies, private practice and schools. She has been a trustee on a number of boards of directors that service at-risk youth; has served on state-counseling boards; works closely with local school districts; and is a recipient of several service awards from various professional groups. Carney also is past-president of Chi Sigma Iota Academic and Professional Honor Society International.

Carney’s extensive research and publication efforts focus on intervention/prevention aspects of youth violence. Her scholarly work also includes wellness programming and counselor-training techniques. A significant focus is on the psychophysiological influence of chronic bullying on youth. A major initiative is Project TEAM, which is an ecological framework for reducing school violence and enhancing prosocial behaviors in youth through the development of a team-oriented culture within the school community. The initiative is an applied researcher-practitioner collaboration.

Carney has served on editorial boards of internationally recognized counseling journals, and does local, regional and national trainings/workshops in her areas of expertise.


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Last Updated May 05, 2021