Dona Kennealley


I have been teaching at USD in the Addiction Studies Department for 33 years. I am a Certified Prevention Specialist.

Teaching Interests:

I teach addiction counseling courses relating to individuals, groups, and families.

Research Interests:

Attidues of substance abuse professionals regarding working with HIV-AIDS patients, how ADS graduates perform on the national credentialing exam compared to non-ADS graduaes.


  • EDD, Adult and Higher Education, USD, 1997

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Certified International Prevention Specialist, International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium


  • EUC Development Funds for Online Degree Program, Continuing and Distance Education. Grant Role: Supporting. (2010 - 2010)