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Robin E. Dock
Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Counseling
1997 Ph.D. The University of Georgia, Dept. of Counseling and Human Development Services
Major: Counseling Psychology
Cognates: Rehabilitation Counseling; Child & Family Psychotherapy; Psychological
Dissertation: Worldview, Self-Concept, and Cultural Identity Patterns of Deaf
Adolescents: Implications for Counseling
1987 M.A.E. Ball State University, Dept of Counseling Psychology and Guidance Services
Major: Counseling Psychology/School Guidance
Teaching Minor: Deaf Education
1979 B.S. Ball State University, College of Education ~ Dept. of Special Education
Major: Deaf Education
Minor: Educational Psychology
Dr. Robin E. Dock has a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Georgia, with an emphasis in child, adolescent, and adult psychotherapy, family therapy, psycho-educational evaluations, and Career Transition, Learning Disabilities, Rehabilitation Counseling, Disability Management, and African-American families. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia and North Carolina, a Nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, a Nationally Certified Educator of the Deaf, and a board certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluator. Prior to her appointment at WSSU, Dr. Dock was a Professional Counselor and Disability Services Consultant in the Morehouse College Counseling Center and an Assistant Professor at Georgia State University in the Dept. of Counseling & Psychological Services. Dr. Dock’s background of experience also includes 15 years in public schools which included teacher of the Deaf/HH, Deaf/HH Program Director, and Psychological Services Provider for students who are Deaf/HH, Deaf-Blind, and Communication Impaired with the Department of Defense Dependent Schools in Frankfurt, Germany; Psychological Services provider at a Children's Hospital, Mental Health & Deafness Clinic, and a Diversion Program for delinquent youth; Assessment & Intervention provider at a center for ADHD diagnosis and treatment; EAP Services Provider; Academic Coach; and provided Learning Support for Special Needs students. Dr. Dock is fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and other manual communication systems for the Deaf. Her professional affiliations include the American Counseling Association, the American Psychological Association, the National Rehabilitation Association, the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns, and the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association.
- REH 5308 Rehabilitation Counseling Practicum
- REH 5306 Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability
- REH 6302 Vocational Rehabilitation Services Planning
- REH 5304 Vocational Assessment
- REH 6315 Vocational Evaluation Deaf/Hard of Hearing
- Perkins-Dock, R. E. (2005). The application of Adlerian family therapy with African American families. Journal of Individual Psychology, 61(3), 233-249.
- Perkins-Dock, R. E. (2004). Personal and social adjustment training needs of deaf and hard-of-hearing consumers. In Y. Edwards & C. Donnell (Eds.), 11th Annual Summer training conference proceedings (pp. 136-146). College Park, MD: University of Maryland Press.
- Perkins-Dock, R. E. (2001). Family interventions with incarcerated youth: A review of the Literature. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 45 (5), 606-625.
- Gordon, R. E. (1998). Worldview, self-concept, and cultural identity patterns of deaf adolescents: Implications for counseling. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences & Engineering, 58(8-B), 4448.
- Gordon, R. P. & Patterson, J. B. (1996). Ethnic content in rehabilitation journals. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 27 (3), 26-29.
- Perkins-Dock, R., Battle, T., Henry, J., & Edgerton, J. (2012, March). Occupational Issues with Individuals who are Deaf. American Counseling Association, San Francisco, CA.
- Perkins-Dock, R., Battle, T., Henry, J., & Edgerton, J. (2012, March). Ethical Issues in the Culturally Competent Practice of Rehabilitation Counselors. American Counseling Association, San Francisco, CA.
- Perkins-Dock, R. (2009, March). Mental Health Concerns of College Students attending an HBCU. American Counseling Association, Charlotte, NC
- Perkins-Dock, R. (2009, March). Gender Differences in Mental Health Issues of African American College Students. American Counseling Association, Charlotte, NC
- Perkins-Dock, R. (2009, March). Mental Health Concerns of African American Male College Students Attending an HBCUs and a Majority College. American Counseling Association, Charlotte, NC
- Perkins-Dock, R. (2008, March). Promoting Residence Halls as Pro-Social Communities. American Counseling Association, Honolulu, HI
- Perkins-Dock, R. (2008, March). Ethical Issues in the Culturally Competent Practice of Rehabilitation Counselors. American Counseling Association, Honolulu, HI
- Perkins-Dock, R. (2004, July). Asperger’s Syndrome: A guide for Educators and Clinicians. (A continuing education workshop). American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI
- Perkins-Dock, R., Hill, J. A., Smith, S. N., & Bailey, T. (2004, July). Recent trends and development in juvenile justice. American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI
- Perkins-Dock, R., Moxley, A. W., Guthmann, D. S., & Griggs, J. (2004, July). Factors that Impact the Delivery of Mental Health Services for Youth who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Their Families. American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI