Dr. Nathaniel Ivers

Dr. Nathaniel IversDr. Nathaniel Ivers
Associate Department Chair and Assistant Professor

Email Address:

iversnn@wfu.edu

Mailing Address:

Department of Counseling, Box 7406, WFU, Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Faculty member at Wake Forest University since July 2012

Education:

Ph.D. in Counseling and Counselor Education, UNC-Greensboro, 2009
MA in Counseling, Wake Forest University, 2006
B.S. in Psychology, Brigham Young University, 2003
A.A.S. in Psychology, Ricks College, 2000

Research and Special Interests:

Bilingual counseling; Culture; Terror Management Theory; Existentialism; Counseling with Spanish-speaking immigrants; Wellness

Awards (selected):

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Excellence Award, UNCG, 2009
  • Outstanding Research Award, Chi Sigma Iota, 2009
  • Outstanding Research Award, Upsilon Nu Chi Chapter, CSI, 2009
  • Marian Pope Franklin Award, UNCG, 2008

Professional Service (selected):

  • Interim Treasurer, Association for Humanistic Counseling, 2014-2015
  • Chair,Committee on Addiction Counseling Training and CACREP Standards, IAAOC, 2011- present
  • Editorial Review Board,Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 09/2010 – present
  • Ad Hoc Editorial Board, Career Development Quarterly, 12/2011 – present

Counseling Experience:

  • Part-time Private practitioner, Winston-Salem, NC, 2009-2010
  • PRN Bilingual Alcohol Counselor, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC, 2009-2010
  • Part-time Bilingual Counselor, Host Homes of Catholic Social Services, Winston-Salem, NC, 2008-2009

Professional Licensure and Memberships (selected):

  • Association for Humanistic Counseling
  • Licensed Professional Counselor in North Carolina
  • Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas
  • National Certified Counselor
  • Human Services: Board Certified Practitioner
  • American Counseling Association
  • Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors
  • International Association for Addictions and Offender Counselors
  • Association for Creativity in Counseling

Recent Publications (Selected):

  • Ivers, N. N., Veach, L. J., Moro, R. R., Rogers, J. L., & O’Brien, M. C. (2015). Brief alcohol counseling interventions in a trauma setting with Latina/o clients.Annual Review of Best Practices in Addictions and Offender Counseling II,107-124.
  • Ivers, N. N., & Perry, R. L. (2014). A time to tell? Legal issues regarding the duty to warn andprotect. Journal of Human Services, 34(1), 70-81.
  • Trepal, H., Ivers, N. N., &, Lopez, A. (2014). Students’ experiences with bilingual counseling.The Journal for Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 6(2), http://dx.doi.org/10.7729/52.1096
  • Haberstroh, S., Duffey, T., Marble, E., & Ivers, N. N. (2014). Assessing student-learning outcomes within a counselor education program: Philosophy, policy, and praxis. Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation, 5(1), 28-38. doi:10.1177/2150137814527756
  • Ivers, N. N., Ivers, J. J., & Duffey, T. (2013). Second language acquisition: Cultural, cognitive, and clinical considerations for counseling practice. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 8(3), 219-234. doi:10.1080/15401383.2013.821920
  • Ivers, N. N., Milsom, A., & Newsome, D. W. (2012). Using Gottfredson’s Theory of Circumscription and Compromise to improve Latino students’ school success.Career Development Quarterly, 60(3), 231-242.
  • Ivers, N. N. (2012). The effect of ethnicity on multicultural competence. Journal of Professional Counseling: Practice, Theory, & Research, 3(2), 40-52.
  • Gladding, S. T., & Ivers, N. N. (2012). Group work: A counselor educator’s guide to preparing a course syllabus. In D. M. Perera-Diltz and K. C. MacClusckie (Eds.), The counselor educator’s survival guide: Designing and teaching outstanding courses in clinical mental health counseling and school counseling (171-186). Francis, KY: Routledge.
  • Ivers, N. N., & Myers, J. E. (2011). Mortality as a context for multicultural practice: Awareness of death and relating with diverse clients. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 6(1), 15-28. doi: 10.1080/15401383.2011.557310
  • Ivers, J. J., & Ivers, N. N. (2010). Cultural diversity, creative genius, cognitive development: Teaching deeper culture in elementary school foreign language classes. Learning Languages, 15(2), 20-21, 23.
  • Shattell, M., Quinlan-Colwell, A., Villalba, J., Ivers, N., & Mails, M. (2010). A cognitive-behavioral group therapy intervention with depressed Spanish-speaking Mexican women living in an emerging immigrant community in the United States. Advances in Nursing Science, 33(2), 158-169.
  • Villalba, J., Ivers, N. N., & Ohlms, A. B. (2010). Cuento group work in emerging rural Latino communities: Promoting personal-social development of Latina/o middle school students of Mexican heritage. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 35(1), 23-43.
  • Ivers, J. J., Ivers, J. J., & Ivers, N. N. (2008). Cross-cultural instruction, consciousness raising, and inviting heightened self-esteem. The Journal of Invitational Theory and Practice, 14, 11-24.

Recent presentations (selected):

  • Ziff, K., & Ivers, N. N. (2015, March). ArtBreak creative group counseling for children:Framework, practice points, and research. Presentation given at the 2015 American Counseling Association Conference in Orlando, FL, March 15, 2015.
  • Morgen, K., Chasek, C. L., DePue, K., Ivers, N. N., & Miller, G. (2015, March). Integration of LPC and Addiction Licensure; IAAOC task force findings. Keynote address given at IAAOC breakfast at the 2015 American Counseling Association Conference in Orlando, FL, March 14, 2015.
  • Morgen, K., Chasek, C. L., DePue, K., Ivers, N. N., & Miller, G. (2015, March). Integration of LPC and Addiction Licensurea; IAAOC task force findings. Presentation given at the 2015 American Counseling Association Conference in Orlando, FL, March 13, 2015.
  • Ivers, N. N., & Scholl, M. (2014, June). Increasing multicultural competence through mindfulness practices. Presentation given at the 2014 Association for Humanistic Counseling National Conference in Albuquerque, NM, June 7, 2014
  • Villalba, J. A., Gonzalez, L., & Ivers, N. N. (2014, October). Supporting immigrants: Adding “Undocumented children and families” to counseling curricula and practice. Presentation given at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Birmingham, AL, October 11, 2014.
  • Clarke, P., Ivers, N. N., Alli, R., & Shaw, E. (2014, October). Integrating dementia education into counselor education: The why and the how. Presentation given at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Birmingham, AL, October 10, 2014.
  • Ivers, N. N., Newsome, D. W., & Villalba, J. A. (2013, October). Encouraging unity and diversity through mindfulness and second language learning. Presentation given at the 2013 Association for Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference in Denver, CO.
  • Newsome, D. W., Villalba, J., Emerson, C., Rogers, J., Henderson, D., Ivers, N. N., & Clarke, P. B.,Villalba (2013, October). Integrating treatment planning throughout the curriculum: A multicultural approach. Presentation given at the 2013 Association for Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference in Denver, CO.
  • Villalba, J. A., Newsome, D. W., & Ivers, N. N. (2013, October). Holistically assisting first-generation college students: When a “full ride” is not enough. Presentation given at the 2013 Association for Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference in Denver, CO
  • Rogers, J., Arthur, M., Veach, L., Moro, R., Clarke, P., & Ivers, N. N. (2013, October). Practicum and internship experiences in medical settings: Tools for promoting diversity. Presentation given at the 2013 Association for Counselor Education and Supervision National Conference in Denver, CO
  • Ivers, N. N., Henderson, K. L., & Clarke, P. B. (2013, March). Cultural Adaptation of the Five Factor Wellness Inventory Adult Spanish Version (5F-WEL-A-S). Presentation given at the 2013 American Counseling Association Conference in Cincinnati, OH, March 22, 2014.
  • Zambrano, E., & Ivers, N. N. (2012, January). Self-care for helpers: Strategies in professional counselor wellness.  Keynote address presented at the 2012 South Texas Counseling Association Winter Workshop. San Antonio, TX, January 13, 2012.
  • Ivers, N. N., & Veach, L. J. (2011, March). Alcohol Screening and Brief Interventions for English- and Spanish-speaking Medical Center Trauma Unit Patients. Presentation given at the 2011 American Counseling Association Conference in New Orleans, LA.
  • Ivers, N. N. (2010, October). The Influence of Existential Factors on Counseling Students Multicultural Counseling Competence. Presentation given at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Williamsburg, VA, October 30, 2010.
  • Ivers, N. N., & Henderson, K. (2010, November). Using Gottfredson’s Career Development Approach with Latino/a Adolescents. Presentation given at the 2010 Texas Counseling Association Conference, Austin, TX, November 12, 2010.
  • Ivers, N. N., & Myers, J. E. (2010, October). The Cultural Adaptation of the Five Factor Wellness Inventory (5F-WEL) into Spanish. Presentation given at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Williamsburg, VA, October 30, 2010.
  • Cannon, E. B., Jackson-Cherry, L., Kocet, M., Frank, D., Ivers, N. N. (2010, March). Toward wholeness: Integrating spiritual and LGBT identities. 2010 American Counseling Association Conference, Pittsburg, PA, March, 2009.
  • Ivers, N. N. (2009, October) Mortality salience and self-esteem: The effect of increased death awareness on counseling students’ perceived multicultural counseling competence. 2009 Ernest Becker Foundation Conference, Seattle, WA, October, 2009.
  • Paredes, D., Ivers, N. N., Kemer, G., & Stanciu, A. (2009, March). Experiences in counseling in a second language – Lost in translation? 2009 American Counseling Association Conference, Charlotte, NC, March, 2009.

Personal:

Enjoys spending time with family, playing and watching sports, and reading.

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