Richard Deaner

Program Director

Richard Deaner

Program Director

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Advanced Studies & Innovation

The Graduate School

  • (706) 729-2443
  • UH 303

Education

  • Ph.D., Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services University of South Carolina -, 2006

  • MED, Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services Lynchburg College, 1998

  • BA, Psychology, General University of Virginia, 1994

Certifications

  • Licensed Professional Counselor – GA (LPC #006207) 2010

  • Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS; #3506) Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE), 2020

Awards & Honors

  • • Nominee for Augusta University Teaching Excellence Award (2018) 2018

  • ACA Counselor Educator Advocacy Award American Counseling Association, 2017

  • University System of Georgia Regents' Teaching Excellence Award USG Regents, 2016

  • Nominee for College of Education Outstanding Teaching Award 2015

  • Recipient of the GRU Outstanding Teaching Award 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • COUN 6910

    Internship I-CMHC
  • COUN 6840

    Intro to Addictions Counseling

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Navigating Fight, Flight, or Freeze: Developing Courage and Freedom to Act., 2018
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Ethical Issues in Supervision, 2015
    Other
  • Case critique of Barbara, 2015
    Other
  • Improving Best Practice: Evidenced Based Research in Education, 2010
  • Improving Best Practice: Evidenced Based Research in Education, 2010
    Other

Department Service

  • Department Pre-Tenure Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Program Coordinator of Counselor Education 2014 - Present

  • Chi Sigma Iota International Honor Society Faculty Advisor 2010 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • New Student Orientation Training 2007 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Coordinator of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program 2017 - 2019

College Service

  • College of Education (COE) Promotion & Tenure Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of Advanced Studies & Innovation Chair Search Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Department of Advanced Studies & Innovation Pre-Tenure Committee 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of Kinesiology Pre-Tenure Committee 2020 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • College of Education (COE) Promotion and Tenure Committee 2015 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Augusta University Student Affairs Committee 2016 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • College of Education Senate Representative 2017 - 2018

  • Faculty Senate Liaison to Augusta University Curriculum & Academic Policies Committee 2017 - 2018

  • Augusta University Communication Committee--w/ Dr. C. Rychly 2014 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU Faculty Development Awards Committee 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Georgia American Counseling Association Leadership Council 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • CACREP Counselor Education Program Faculty Liaison 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • African American Professors Program (AAPP) Monograph Series at University of South Carolina 2008 - Present

    Role: Other
  • LPC Supervisor for LAPC Counselors working at Student Counseling and Psychological Services at Augusta University 2017 - 2020

    Role: Other
  • American Counseling Association (ACA) Ethics Committee 2016 - 2020

    Role: Member