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Daniel DeCino

Daniel DeCino

Assistant Professor

COUNSELING & PSYCHOLOGY IN EDUCATION

Delzell Education Center 210B

Phone: (605) 658-6627

Email: Daniel.DeCino@usd.edu

Bio:

Daniel received his Counselor Education and Supervision Ph.D from the University of Northern Colorado. Daniel joined the USD Division of Counseling Psychology Related Programs Faculty Fall 2016. I enjoy being outdoors.


Teaching Interests:

School Counseling, Masters and Doctoral Training, Multicultural and Counseling Theories.


Research Interests:

Multicultural Competency, Critical Consciousness, Narrative Methodology, Qualitative and Quantitative Research, and School Counselor Training.


Education:

  • Ph D, Counselor Education and Supervision , University of Northern Colorado, 2014
  • MA, Clinical Counseling, University of Northern Colorado, 2009
  • BA, Sociology w Concentration in Criminology, Mesa State College, 2002

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor, Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies
  • National Certified Counselor, NBCC

Grants:

  • An Ecological Approach to Understanding the Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling Competencies, Center for Teaching and Learning. (2017 - 2018)

Publications:

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  • DeCino, Daniel A., and Waalkes, Phillip L.. A Duoethnographic Exploration of Two Counselor Educators' Growth in Grading and Assessment. Teaching and Supervision in Counseling, 2020. (DOI: https://doi.org/10.7290/tsc020101)
  • DeCino, Daniel A., Waalkes, Phillip L., and Givens, Joel. Letters to Their Younger Selves: Counseling Students' Stories of Practicum through Reflective Practice. Teaching and Supervision in Counseling, 2020. (DOI: https://doi.org/10.7290/tsc020103)
  • DeCino, Daniel A., Curtin, Susan, De Jong, David, Seedorf, Stephen, and Dalbey, Amanda. Educational Leaders' Perceptions of Legal Preparedness, 15. Journal of School Leadership, 2019. (DOI: 10.1177/1052684619887550)
  • Waalkes, Phillip L., and DeCino, Daniel A.. Developing Authentic Problem Solving Skills in School Counselors-in-Training through Problem Based Learning. Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 2019.
  • Waalkes, Phillip L., DeCino, Daniel A., Stickl Haugen, Jaimie, and Dalbey, Amanda. The Relationship Between Job Roles and Gender on Principal-School Counselor Relationship Quality. Professional School Counseling , 2019. (DOI: 10.1177/2156759X19861105)
  • Newland, Lisa, Mourlam, Daniel, Strouse, Gabrielle, DeCino, Daniel, and Hanson, Cylie. A phenomenological exploration of children's school life and well-being, 311-323. Vol. 22, Iss. 3. Learning Environments Research, 2019.
  • DeCino, Daniel A.. The Power of Experience: Narratives that Promote Critical Transformation and Identity Development. Journal of Counselor Practice, 2019. (DOI: 10.22229/tpo1012019)
  • Newland, Lisa, DeCino, Daniel, Mourlam, Daniel, and Strouse, Gabrielle. School Climate, Emotions, and Relationships: Children's Experiences of Well-Being in the Midwestern U.S., 67-83. Vol. 11, Iss. 1. International Journal of Emotional Education, 2019.
  • DeCino, Daniel A., Waalkes, Phillip L., and McKibben, W. Bradley. A Content Analysis of School Counselors' Legal Experiences Through Self-Reflective Letter Writing. Journal of School Counseling, 2019.
  • DeCino, Daniel A.. Duoethnography: A Mechanism for Higher Education Faculty Mentoring. International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 2019. (DOI: 10.1108/IJMCE-07-2018-0040)
  • DeCino, Daniel A., Strear, Molly, and Van Velsor, Patricia. Transformative School Counselor Leadership: An Intrinsic Case Study. Professional School Counselor, 2018. (DOI: 10.1177/2156759X18808626)
  • DeCino, Daniel A., Waalkes, Phillip A., and Matos, Cristina. "Be Ready for it": School Counselors' Experiences with Subpoena and Testifying in Court. Professional School Counseling , 2018. (DOI: 10.1177%2F2156759X18786450)
  • DeCino, Daniel, and Waalkes, Phillip. Aligning epistemology with member checks in qualitative research: Conceptualization, design, and implementation. International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018.
  • DeCino, Daniel, Waalkes, Phillip, and Smith, Paul. Letter writing: A creative tool for school counselors working with adolescents. The Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 2018.
  • DeCino, Daniel A., Strear, Molly, and Olson, Seth. Exploring School Counselors' Social Desirability, Multicultural Counseling Competence, and Demographics in the Midwest. Journal of School Counseling, 2018.
  • Waalkes, Phillip, DeCino, Daniel, and Borders, DiAnne. The found poet: A new role for the structured peer group supervision model. The Journal of Poetry Therapy, 2017.
  • DeCino, Daniel, Schweinle, Amy, and Chesnut, Steven. Joleen's Law: Mandatory Reporter Survey Results..

Awards and Honors:

  • Excellence in Research Award, School of Education, University of South Dakota, 2020

Presentations:

  • DeCino, Daniel A., Jorgensen, Maribeth. "Tip of the Spear": Counselor Educators' Emotionally Intense Gatekeeping Experiences. Presented at the Rocky Mountain Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (RMACES), Virtual. (October 3, 2020)
  • Jorgensen, Maribeth, Bender, Sara, McCutchen, Ashley, DeCino, Daniel A.. Loss of a Client by Suicide: Impact on Counselor Professional Identity and Practice,. Presented at the Rocky Mountain Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (RMACES), Virtual. (October 3, 2020)
  • Waalkes, Phillip L., DeCino, Daniel A.. Content Analysis of Qualitative Dissertations in Counselor Education. Presented at the Association for Research and Assessment in Counseling Annual Conference , Virtual. (September 12, 2020)
  • Waalkes, Phillip L., DeCino, Daniel A.. Building Strong Dissertation Chairing Relationships with Relational Pedagogy. Presented at the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling Annual Conference, Virtual. (September 11, 2020)
  • DeCino, Daniel A., Waalkes, Phillip L., Givens, Joel. Letters to their Younger Selves: Counseling Students' Stories of Practicum through Reflective Practice. Presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision-Seattle. (October 10, 2019)
  • Newland, Lisa, DeCino, Daniel, Mourlam, Daniel, Strouse, Gabrielle. Children's Emotional Well-Being in Midwestern U.S. Schools. Presented at the International Society for Child Indicators, Tartu, Estonia. (August 2019)
  • Mourlam, Daniel, DeCino, Daniel, Newland, Lisa, Strouse, Gabrielle. Children's Technology Use in U.S. Schools: Conducive or Unconducive to Well-Being?. Presented at the International Society for Child Indicators, Tartu, Estonia. (August 2019)
  • DeCino, Daniel A.. School Counselors' Experiences with Subpoena and Court. Presented at the ASCA: Revolutionary Ideas, Boston, MA. (June 29, 2019)
  • DeCino, Daniel A., Molly, Strear, Shipp Dunbar, Adria. A Call for Counselors from Diverse Student Voices in Postsecondary Spaces. Presented at the American Counseling Association, New Orleans, LA. (March 30, 2019)
  • DeCino, Daniel A., Seedorf, Steephen. Legal Preparedness in Education: An Exploration of Administrators' Perceptions. Presented at the Education Law Association, Cleveland, OH. (November 8, 2018)
  • DeCino, Daniel A.. Facing the Gavel: School counselors' Experiences with Subpoena and Testifying in Court. Presented at the North Central Assocation for Cousnelor Education and Supervision, Cleveland, OH. (October 18, 2018)
  • DeCino, Daniel A., Strear, Molly, Van Velsor, Patricia. Implementing comprehensive school counseling programs through transformative leadership.
  • DeCino, Daniel A., Strear, Molly. An Ecological Approach to Understanding the Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling Competencies. Presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Chicago, IL. (October 7, 2017)
  • DeCino, Daniel, Strear, Molly. Making Space. Presented at the American School Cousneling Association Annual National Conference, Denver, Colorado. (July 6, 2017)
  • DeCino, Daniel, Strear, Molly M.. Making Space: Social Justice Advocacy Through Intentional School Counseling Practice. Presented at the American Counseling Association, San Francisco. (March 16, 2017)