Linda L. Black has been a professor of Counselor Education and Supervision for 24+ years at Northern Illinois University and then University of Northern Colorado. From 2000–2011, at UNC, Linda served as counselor education program faculty, doctoral research advisor, Professional Counseling and then Counselor Education and Supervision doctoral program coordinator, department chair, and extended-campus coordinator. External to UNC, Linda served as the co-editor of Counselor Education and Supervision journal (2008–2011), is a member of the Colorado Coalition for Children’s Mental Health and the Colorado Crisis Education and Response Network (CoCERN). From July 2011 through July 2019 Linda was the Associate Provost, Dean of the Graduate School and International Admissions and Assistant Vice President for Research. In this capacity she supported 200+graduate faculty, 2800 graduate students, over 100 graduate programs and certificates. Linda’s scholarly work focuses on counselor education, oppression and privilege and mentoring. Her peer reviewed presentations and publications are at the national and international levels. In 2020 she published her first book with her co-author, Crisis, Trauma and Disaster Counseling: A Clinician’s Guide. Linda is an active member of the American Counseling Association, Rocky Mountain Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, American School Counselor’s Association, the Western Association of Graduate Schools, the Council of Graduate Schools, and the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals.
Linda and Kay live on the high plains of Colorado. Linda enjoys a good, deep laugh, stargazing, gardening, chasing her dogs as they chase jackrabbits and hanging out with family and friends.
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