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College of the Sciences

Maribeth Jorgensen

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, University of South Dakota
M.S.Ed., Counseling, University of Nebraska at Kearney
B.S., Psychology, University of Nebraska at Kearney
Office: Psychology Bldg, Room 435
Phone: (509) 963-1894

Courses typically taught at CWU:

  • PSY 300 - Research Methods in Psychology
  • PSY 401 - Psychology of Sport
  • PSY 593 - Counseling Practicum
  • PSY 560 - Counseling Theories
  • PSY 589 - Law and Ethics in Counseling

General areas of interest: Researcher identity development, professional identity development, gatekeeping and ethics, sport counseling, research mentorship, suicide prevention, grief and loss.

Selected works:

  • Jorgensen, M., Brown-Rice, K., & Olson, S. (2018). Clinical supervisors' knowledge of supervisees' problematic behavior. Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 10, 1-20.
  • Jorgensen, M., & Brown-Rice, K. (2018). Phenomenological methodology: Merging research and practice. In Watcher-Morris, C. & Wester, K. (Eds.), Making research relevant: Applied research designs for the mental health practitioner. New York, NY: Routledge Publications.
  • Jorgensen, M., & Schweinle, W. (2018). The Research Identity Scale: Psychometric analyses and scale refinement. The Professional Counselor, 8, 21-28.
  • Jorgensen, M., & Brown-Rice, K. (2016). Analyzing CACREP-accredited programs utilization of criminal background checks. The Professional Counselor, 6, 375-386.
  • Brown-Rice, K., Furr, S., & Jorgensen, M. (2015). Analyzing Greek members’ alcohol consumption by gender and the impact of alcohol education interventions. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 59, 19-38.
  • Jorgensen, M., & Duncan, K. (2015). A grounded theory of master’s-level counselor research identity. Counselor Education and Supervision, 54, 17-31.
  • Jorgensen, M., & Duncan, K. (2015). Master’s-level counselor research identity development stages. The Professional Counselor, 5, 327-340.
  • Chasek, C., Jorgensen, M., & Maxson, T. (2012). Assessing counseling student’s attitudes regarding substance abuse and treatment. Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling, 33, 107-114.

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