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School of Counseling and Human Services Department of Counselor Ed & Family Therapy

Ann Melvin

Core Faculty


  • MS in Clin Mental Hlth Counsel - General Clin Mental Hlth Coun


  • Doctor of Philosophy
    Southern Illinois University, 2011
    Major: Rehabilitation
  • Master of Science
    Southern Illinois University, 2007
    Major: Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Bachelor of Arts
    Southern Illinois University, 2005
    Major: Psychology

Licensure & Certificates

  • Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor


  • "Rogers, K. G., Thomas, T.P.Improving rehabilitation counselors’ knowledge of co-occurring disorders, screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment practices"Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity: Research, Education, and Policy 2019
  • "Incorporating multicultural factors related to prevention of adolescent suicide within substance abuse treatment settings"Journal of Addictive Behaviors, Therapy & Rehabilitation 2012
  • "Employment as a predictor of substance abuse treatment completion."Journal of Rehabilitation 2011
  • "High school teacher’s knowledge on the effects of marijuana on the adolescent brain: A pilot stud"Journal of Addictive Behaviors, Therapy & Rehabilitation 2013
  • "The effects of an educational intervention on the overall aging knowledge and negative aging bias of Masters of Rehabilitation Counseling students"Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Journal 2013


  • "National Rehabilitation Educators Conference"Employment as a Predictor of Substance Abuse Treatment Completion
    San Francisco, CA. April 2012
  • "NAADAC Annual Conference 2019"
    Orlando. September 2019
  • "National Organization for Human Services"An association between methamphetamine use and symptoms of depression
    Las Vegas, Nevada. October 2014

Department Faculty

Faculty Chair

Amber Lange PHD, MA, BA

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