Academics

Ron Morgan

Assoc Professor, Sch of Ed

Office: Education , University Hall #133

Phone: 909/748-8801 Campus Ext. 8801

E-mail: ronald_morgan@redlands.edu

Portrait

Areas of Expertise

  • Success Factors in Adolescent Behavioral Health Treatment
  • Identifying Commonalities Among Successful Educational Change Agents
  • Therapeutic Engagement Process

Description of Research

  • Social Issues in Children & Adolescents
  • Counselors Perceptions of their Field
  • The Impact of Educational Justice on Today's School Leaders

Courses Taught at Redlands

  • EDUC 637
  • EDUC 655
  • EDUC 657B
  • EDUC 659
  • EDUC 680
  • EDUC 831

Degrees Held

  • B.S. in Behavioral Science, Loma Linda University
  • M.S. in Marriage & Family Therapy, Loma Linda University
  • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, La Sierra University
  • Licensed as a Marriage & Family Therapist in CA. (since 1980), Credentialed as a School Counselor (PPS) in CA. since 1989.

Previous Teaching Experience

Adjunct Professor at La Sierra University

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • High School Counselor
  • High School Assistant Principal

Major Awards

  • Recipient of Achievement Award for Treatment for San Bernardino County, 1996
  • Nominated for U of R's Faculty Award for Outstanding Teaching in both 2004 and 2005.

Significant Publications and Presentations

Recent Presentations:

  • Annual CASC conference in Temecula, November 13, 2009 on Therapeutic Engagement Process
  • Annual AERA conference in April 2009 on "Clinical Implications of Psuedo-Engagement with Hispanic Families in Counseling," San Diego, CA
  • Social Justice Discourse Series, June 2007 on "Advancing Academic Excellence and Educational Justice," Redlands, CA
  • Annual CAPEA conference in October 2006 on "Training School Leaders who will Promote Educational Justice," Pomona, CA

Recent Publications:

  • "Social Issues for Infants, Children and Adolescents," a chapter in the sociology textbook, "Many Voices: An Introduction to Social Issues," 2007.
  • "Training School Leaders Who Will Promote Educational Justice." CAPEA Journal, 2006.

Professional Affiliations

  • AERA
  • ASCA
  • CAMFT
  • AOPA

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