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Hsin-Ya Tang, PhD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Hsin-Ya Tang was an Associate Professor and Clinical Coordinator in the CACREP-accredited counseling graduate program at Louisiana State University in Shreveport (LSUS) before joining the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. Dr. Tang’s research and teaching foci are qualitative methodology, English language learners, multicultural supervision, counseling techniques, ethics and law in counseling, group counseling, and couple and family counseling. Dr. Tang grew up and received her bachelor’s and master’s counseling degrees in Taiwan. She came to study as an international student in the CACREP-accredited Counselor Education and Supervision Program at Old Dominion University (ODU) in 2011 and earned her Ph.D. at ODU in 2014. She believes in giving back to the counseling profession and local and international student populations through teaching, advising, supervision, mentorship, and advocacy.

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision              August 2014

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

(CACREP Accredited)

Dissertation: Supervisor Perceptions of their Multicultural Training Needs for Working with ELL Supervisees

 

Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling                           July 2007

National Changhua University of Education, Changhua, Taiwan

Thesis: Young Female Counselors’ Awareness and Reconstruction of Gendered Power in a Counseling Session.

 

Bachelor of Education in Guidance and Counseling                         June 2003

National Changhua University of Education, Changhua, Taiwan

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor                                                        July 2021-Present

Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Baltimore, Maryland

(CACREP Accredited)

Associate Professor (Tenured)                                 August 2020-May 2021

Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana

(CACREP Accredited)

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)                          August 2014-July 2020

Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana

(CACREP Accredited)

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

PUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS

Pau, K., Ahmad, A., & Tang, H. (2020). Crisis, disaster, and trauma counseling: Implications for the counseling profession. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (8), 736-739.

Pau, K., Perveen, A., Ahmad, A., & Tang, H. (2018). Prevalence of mental health problems and associated socio-demographic factors among Malaysian university students. In I. Saripah, A. Riyadi, & D. Suryana (Eds.), International Seminar on Mental Health and Trauma Counseling 2018 (pp. 143-160). Center for Mental Health Educators and Trauma Counseling in Collaboration with Department of Education Psychology and Guidance.

Pau, K., Ahmad, A., Tang, H., Perveen, A., & Rohaizad, F. (2017). A postmodern psychotherapy approach: An overview of solution-focused brief therapy. In A. Ahmad, K. Pau, I. Asmah, J. Rafidah, & R. Faizure, (Eds.), International Seminar on Counselling 2017 (pp. 155-160). Teacher Education Institute.

Pau, K., Jusoh, A. Z., Perveen, A., Yusof, H. M., & Tang, H. (2017). The Malay version of CCAPS-62: A preliminary investigation of translation, validity, and reliability. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 7 (3), 635-652.

Tang, H., Braun, E., & Pau, K (2016). The Multicultural Triadic Network model in supervision-of-supervision. Louisiana Journal of Counseling, 23, 13-25.

 

MANUSCRIPTS IN PROGRESS

 

Tang, H., Pau, K., & Shirley, K. (2020). Counselor know thyself: Cultural self-awareness [Manuscript submitted for publication].

Jacob, C., Tang, H., Xiong, Y., & Byrd, R. (2020). Counselor education and China: A guide for a global perspective for educators in the United States [Manuscript in progress].

Tang, H., & Grothaus, T. (2020). Supervisor perceptions of their multicultural training needs for working with ELL supervisees [Manuscript in progress].

Tang, H., & Grothaus, T. (2020). Mentoring relationship between international students and faculty advisors within counselor education programs [Manuscript in progress].

GRANTS/FUNDING

Tang, H. (2019, December). 2020 Law and ethics in Counseling. Grant received from the LSUS Faculty Research/Development Grants and Award. ($1500.00)

Tang, H. (2018, December). 2019 Law and ethics in Counseling. Grant received from the College of Business, Education, and Human Services Grants. ($3900.00)

Tang, H. (2017, September). 2018 Law and ethics in Counseling. Grant received from the Campus Federal Credit Union Teaching Enhancement Fund. ($400.00)

Tang, H. (2016, December). 2017 Law and ethics in Counseling. Grant received from the Campus Federal Credit Union Teaching Enhancement Fund. ($400.00)

Tang, H. (2016, October). 2017 Law and ethics in Counseling. Grant received from the LSUS Faculty Research/Development Grants and Award. ($600.00)

Tang, H. (2016, September). Facilitating the transformation from student to beginning counselor: Insights on supervising master’s-level practicum and internship students. Grant received from the Campus Federal Credit Union Teaching Enhancement Fund. ($200.00)

PRESENTATIONS

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Tang, H. (2020, November). Counselor multicultural competence and counselor personal and professional values. “Kindness to All” Virtual International Webinar, Malaysia.

Tang, H., Slabaugh, S., Pearl, Z., Peretik, J., & Todd, P. (2020, February). Counseling in a diverse world: Legal issues, value conflicts, and biases in counselors. Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tang, H., Slabaugh, S., Pearl, Z., Peretik, J., & Todd, P. (2020, February). Issues with parental consent for sexual minority adolescents and possible alternatives: Protecting our youth. Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Remley, T. & Tang, H. (2019, June). Ethics in the helping profession. Taiwan Association of Social Workers, Taipei, Taiwan.

Tang, H. (2019, May). Cultural differences in Taiwan. A Counselor’s View of Italy Institute, Tuscany, Italy.

Tang, H., Coulter, A., & Zhang, Z. (2019, February). Counseling in a digital world: Advantages, disadvantages, and ethical considerations. Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tang, H., Coulter, A., McGee, S., & Zhang, Z. (2019, February). Ethical issues in caring for clients with dementia: Autonomy v.s safety. Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tang, H., Mohamed, J., & Elliot, N. (2019, February). Incorporating music therapy throughout sessions with autistic individuals. Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tang, H., & Wood, K. (2019, February). Preventing unethical referrals within the counseling profession. Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tang, H., Elliot, N. & Wood, K. (2019, February). Ethical counseling of impaired adolescents: Client autonomy versus parental authority. Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.                                      

Tang, H., McInnis, D., & Sirmons, S. (2019, February). Reducing the prevalence of domestic violence in rural areas. Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tang, H., & Nance, A. (2018, February). To share or not to share: The ethical and cultural considerations of self-disclosure in counseling. Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tang, H., & Winningham, K. (2018, February). Advocating intrastate distance counseling and best practices. Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Shirley, K., & Tang, H. (2017, October). Utilizing Facebook to increase student engagement with multicultural topics in Counselor Education. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Tang, H., & Pau, K. (2017, October). Cultivating self-awareness in counselor trainees through the use of Tarot cards. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Snow, K., Mariotti, D., Tang, H., Ramrakhiani, S., Ehteshami, F., & Pau, K. (2017, October). International counselor professional identity: Current issues and future trends. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Tang, H., Lofton, R., Marsden, S., Moody, L., Whiddon, M., & Jones-Edwards, V. (2017, February). Guidelines for the responsible and ethical behavior of counselors while utilizing social media. Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tang, H., Dicks, B., Abraham, A., Bennitt, C., Adams, D., Chandler, J., & Keco, A. (2017, February). Assessing counselor bias and ethical implications for working with multicultural clients. Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tang, H., Layne, E., Mays, R., Rice, A., Tolbert, J., & Vallia, M. (2017, February). Ethical considerations and possible treatments for children under 12 with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Law and Ethics in Counseling Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

DISSERTATION COMMITTEE SERVICE

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY IN SHREVEPORT, SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA

 

  • Lester, S. (2020). The influence of servant leadership on employee job satisfaction in nonprofit organizations. [Qualitative Methodologist & Committee Member]
  • Johnson, J. (2020). The ethical decision-making process among elected and appointed officials in state government. [Qualitative Methodologist & Committee Member]
  • Burrell, T. (2018). Exploring personal agency in African American female leaders. [Qualitative Methodologist & Committee Member]

 

SULTAN IDRIS EDUCATION UNIVERSITY, TANJUNG MALIM, MALAYSIA

 

  • Ting, T. S. (2020). The determinants of internet gaming disorder’s symptoms among multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) gamers. [Committee Member]

 

OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY, NORFOLK, VIRGINIA

  • Pau, K. (2015). Malaysian health providers’ perspectives of IPV clients. [Independent Auditor]
  • Heimsch, K. (2014). A grounded theory of suicidality in children under age 10. [Research Team Member]

 

THESIS COMMITTEE SERVICE

 

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY IN SHREVEPORT, SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA

 

  • Dicks, B. (2018). The military empathy myth: Exploring diverse counseling barriers in the armed forces. [Qualitative Methodologist & Committee Member]
SERVICE

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Speaker of Asian Appreciation Day, Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: Spring 2021
  • Search Committee Member, Psychology Department, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: Fall 2020-Spring 2021
  • Wellness Task Force Committee, Office of Counseling Services, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: Fall 2019-Spring 2021
  • Title IX Committee Member, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: 2016-2019.
  • Faculty Advisor, Chi Sigma Iota, Lambda Sigma Upsilon Chapter, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: 2016-2021.
  • CACREP Committee Member, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: 2014-Present.
  • Guest Speaker of Social-Emotional Impact of 2020 Podcast, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: Fall 2020
  • Presenter of Black Lives Matter Video, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: Fall 2020
  • Judge for the Fifth Annual Student Scholars Forum, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: Spring 2020.
  • Search Committee Member, Leadership Doctoral Program, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: Spring 2018.
  • Search Committee Member, School Psychology Specialist Program, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: Spring 2018.
  • Judge for the Third Annual Student Scholars Forum, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: Spring 2018.
  • Judge for the Poetry Slam, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: Spring 2017.
  • Pilot Palooza (Student Preview Day), Louisiana State University in Shreveport: Spring 2016.
  • Judge for the First Annual Student Scholars Forum, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: Spring 2016.

DEPARTMENT SERVICE

  • Social Committee Chair, LSUS Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: 2017-2021.
  • Note Taker, LSUS Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: 2017-2021.
  • MFAT Proctor, LSUS Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: 2016-2021.
  • Organizer & Facilitator, Post-election Support Group, LSUS Counseling program, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: 2016.
  • Graduate Program Committee Member, LSUS Counseling program, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: 2014-2021.
  • Note Taker, LSUS Counseling program, Louisiana State University in Shreveport: 2014-2021.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Radio Show Guest, Health Matters (Mental Health Edition), Shreveport: 2021
  • Continuing Education Presenter, Deaf Action Center, Shreveport: 2020.
  • Tarot Card Reading, Hollywood’s Golden Age, Robinson Film Center, Shreveport: 2018.
  • Presenter, City of Shreveport Fall Health Fair, Shreveport: 2014, 2016, 2017.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
  • American Counseling Association (ACA): Current
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES): Current
  • Chi Sigma Iota (Counseling Academic & Professional Honor Society International (CSI): Current
  • Louisiana Counseling Association (LCA)
  • North Atlantic Regional Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES)
  • Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES)
  • Virginia Counseling Association (VCA)
  • Virginia Association of Clinical Counselors (VACC)
  • Hampton Roads Counselors Association (HRCA)
  • Taiwan Guidance and Counseling Association (TGCA)
  • Taipei Counseling Psychology Association (TCPA)