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Cheri Mays

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Dr. Cheri Mays

mays06@nsuok.edu

  • Assistant Professor
    Psychology

Office Location

  • Broken Arrow
    Broken Arrow Education 256
    (918) 449-6549

Bio

Dr. Mays earned her M.S. in Community Counseling in 1998 from Oklahoma State University. She went on to receive her Ph.D. in 2021 at Oregon State University in Counselor Education and Supervision. She is credentialed as a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor in the state of Oklahoma, National Certified Counselor, and Certified Domestic Violence Counselor. Dr. Mays is a Core faculty member in the CACREP-accredited Counseling program at NSU.

Education:

  • PhD, Counselor Education and Supervision, Oregon State University, 2021
  • MS, Community Counseling, Oklahoma State University, 1998
  • BS, Foreign Language Education, Abilene Christian University, 1979
Human trafficking
Counselors-in-Training professional development
Refugee crisis
Social justice in the counseling profession
Lived Experiences of Indigenous Masters Level Counseling Students
Counseling Theories
Foundations of Clinical Counseling
Professionalism & Ethics
Methods & Techniques of Counseling
Diversity Issues in Counseling
Social Justice
Group Process
Practicum
Crisis, Grief, & Trauma
Human Trafficking

Presentations:

  • The Supervision House - On-Site Supervisors Supervision CEUs - Broken Arrow, OK - February 2020
  • Trauma-Informed Teaching - Full Internship #1 College of Education Clinical Education - Broken Arrow, OK - January 2021
  • Content Analysis of Competencies for Counseling Survivors of Sex Trafficking - North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision - Omaha, Nebraska - September 2022
  • Early Career Mental Health Professionals Preparedness to Counsel Survivors of Sex Trafficking - North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision - Omaha, Nebraska - October 2022
  • Early Career Mental Health Professionals Preparedness to Counsel Survivors of Sex Trafficking - International Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference - Virtual - September 2022
  • Understanding and Empowering Survivors of Sex Trafficking Through the Counseling Profession - Continuing Education Series for Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work - Tulsa, OK - March 2018
  • Counseling Sex Trafficking Survivors: Considerations for the Counseling Profession - Families First - Virtual - November 2020
  • Designing Hybrid Courses that Facilitate Deep Learning - Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference - Chicago, IL - October 2017

Courses Taught:

  • THESIS - COUN 5921 - Spring 2022
  • PRACTICUM II - COUN 5733 - Spring 2022
  • METHODS & TECHN OF COUNSELING - COUN 5413 - Spring 2022
  • DIVERSITY ISSUES IN COUNSELING - COUN 5443 - Spring 2022
  • PRACTICUM I - COUN 5603 - Fall 2021
  • COUNSELING THEORIES - COUN 5163 - Fall 2021
  • GROUP PROCESS - COUN 5713 - Fall 2021