F. Robert Wilson

F. Robert Robert Wilson

Emeritus

Professor Emeritus

Professional Summary

Dr. Wilson is a Professor Emeritus of Counseling in the Division of Human Services who retired with 35 years of service. His teaching and research interests include ecologically grounded mental health counseling, group work, and the clinical training of counselors. He is professionally active, having served as President and Treasurer of the Association for Assessment in Counseling, as Vice Chair of CACREP, the accreditation body for counseling programs, as a member of the governing board of the American Counseling Association, and as a member of the editorial board for several professional journals. Recently, he was appointed to the governing board for the Ohio Mental Health Counselors Association. He was a member of the Multidisciplinary Training Consortium, a multi-university, multidisciplinary team which is engaged in training, research, and practice in the treatment of serious mental illness among underserved populations. He has been honored by being elected a Fellow of the American Counseling Association, a Fellow of the Association for Specialists in Group Work, and Ohio's Counselor of the Year. As a licensed clinical mental health counselor with authority to supervise counseling trainees, he consults, provides mental health counseling services, and supervises student trainees at a local health clinic for homeless, indigent, and low-income persons with chronic and serious mental illness. He is also a member of the American Red Cross Mental Health Team.

Education

Ph.D.: Michigan State University East Lansing, MI, 1976 (Counseling psychology)

Ed.S.: Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI, 1967 (Research methodology, social foundations of education)

M.A.: Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI, 1966 (Social foundations of education)

B.A.: Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI, 1964 (English, social sciences)

Research and Practice Interests

My scholarly interests include

  • Ecologically grounded counseling and psychotherapy
  • Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and emotional disorders
  • Social justice and homelessness
  • Group work
  • Counselor education and supervision
  • Measurement, evaluation, statistics, and research design
My clinical interests include
  • Multidisciplinary assessment, diagnosis, individual and group treatment, and outcomes assessment of mental, emotional, behavioral, and substance use disorders
  • Multidisciplinary training and supervision of mental health practitioners
  • Counselor education and supervision

Positions and Work Experience

2007 -2008 Group Work Content Editor. , Edited manuscripts submitted for inclusion in the Group Work section of the American Counseling Association Encyclopedia of Counseling., American Counseling Association,, Alexandria, VA

09-2003 -08-2006 Core Faculty Member, Multidisciplinary Training Grant, Write grant proposals to fund multidisciplinary training for mental health care students from psychiatry, psychology, counseling, and social work; provide content lectures and small group activities; participate in governance activities., University of Cincinnati, , Cincinnati, OH.

2000 -To Present Professor and Coordinator for Mental Health Counselor Training, Coordinate academic activities within the M.A. in Mental Health Counseling program; teach courses in counseling foundations and mental health counseling; facilitate clinical case conferences; advise master's and doctoral students; conduct and supervise research; participate in governance activities; member of the University Graduate Faculty., Counseling Program, CECH Division of Human Services, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

09-1999 -To Present Professor of Counseling and Coordinator for Mental Health Counselor Training, Coordinate M.A. program in Mental Health Counseling; teach graduate level courses in counseling; facilitate case consultation seminars for counseling interns; member of the Graduate Faculty, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

08-1999 -To Present Clinical Counselor and Supervisor (pro bono), Provide counseling and psychotherapy services for indigent and homeless individuals with serious and chronic mental illness; supervise counselor trainees; conduct outcome research; participate in milieu management activies., Health Resource Center of Cincinnati, Inc., Cincinnati, OH.

05-1996 -09-1999 Professor of Counseling, Coordinate doctoral program in counselor education and supervision; teach courses in counseling foundations and mental health counseling; facilitate clinical case conferences; advise master's and doctoral students; conduct and supervise research; participate in governance activities; member of the University Graduate Faculty. , Counseling Program, COE Division of Human Services, University of Cincinnati. , Cincinnati, OH.

01-1996 -04-1996 Professor and Acting Program Director, Coordinate academic and personnel activities within the Counseling Program; teach courses in counseling foundations and mental health counseling; facilitate clinical case conferences; advise master's and doctoral students; conduct and supervise research; participate in governance activities; member of the University Graduate Faculty., Counseling Program, COE Division of Human Services, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

09-1994 -12-1995 Professor of Counseling, Coordinate doctoral program in counselor education and supervision; teach courses in counseling foundations and mental health counseling; facilitate clinical case conferences; advise master's and doctoral students; conduct and supervise research; participate in governance activities; member of the University Graduate Faculty., Counseling Program, COE Division of Human Services, University of Cincinnati. , Cincinnati, OH.

09-1986 -09-1994 Associate Professor and Program Director, Coordinate academic and personnel activities within the Counseling Program; teach courses in counseling foundations and mental health counseling; facilitate clinical case conferences; advise master's and doctoral students; conduct and supervise research; participate in governance activities; member of the University Graduate Faculty., Counseling Program, University of Cincinnati., Cincinnati, OH.

09-1982 -08-1986 Associate Professor of Counseling, Coordinate doctoral program in counselor education and supervision; teach courses in counseling foundations and mental health counseling; facilitate clinical case conferences; advise master's and doctoral students; conduct and supervise research; participate in governance activities; member of the University Graduate Faculty., Counseling Program, University of Cincinnati., Cincinnati, OH.

09-1978 -08-1982 Assistant Professor of Counseling, Coordinate doctoral program in counselor education and supervision; teach courses in counseling foundations and mental health counseling; facilitate clinical case conferences; advise master's and doctoral students; conduct and supervise research; participate in governance activities; member of the University Graduate Faculty., Counseling Program, COE Department of Educational Leadership, Cincinnati, OH.

09-1976 -08-1978 Coordinator, Undergraduate Teacher Education Interpersonal Skills Training Program (Education 200), Administer undergraduate program for training in interpersonal skills; supervise teachers (20 teachers) and administrative staff (2 testing specialists, 2 clerical staff); develop curriculum; conduct formative and summative evaluation; manage records. , Michigan State University, , East Lansing, MI.

02-1976 - Guest Lecturer, Lectured on Transactional Analysis for counseling graduate students, Education Department, COE, Michigan State University,, East Lansing, MI.

09-1974 -08-1976 Senior Research Consultant, Consult with researchers on issues of measurement, design, and statistical analysis of data; teach seminars on measurement, design, and statistical analysis; participate in milieu management., Office of Research Consultation, COE, Michigan State University, , East Lansing, MI.

09-1972 -08-1973 Psychology Intern, Primary therapist for adult and adolescent psychiatric inpatients; co-lead group psychotherapy; conduct intake screening and diagnostic testing; participate in team case consultation; participate in individual and group supervision of clinical work., Pine Rest Christian Hospital., Grand Rapids, MI.

07-1969 -08-1969 Instructor, Taught two courses: "Group Procedures in Guidance" and "Group Testing Procedures", Counseling Program, COE, Michigan State University, , East Lansing, MI.

09-1968 -08-1972 Research Consultant, Consult with researchers on issues of measurement, design, and statistical analysis of data; teach seminars on measurement, design, and statistical analysis; participate in milieu management., Office of Research Consultation, COE, Michigan State University, , East Lansing, MI.

07-1968 -08-1968 Instructor, Taught two courses: "Self-Concept Workshop," "Workshop in Educational Application of Computers", COE, Eastern Michigan University, , Ypsilanti, MI.

01-1965 -06-1968 Research Coordinator, Coordinate basic and evaluation research in an inner-city school under a grant from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. , Monroe Public Schools, , Monroe, MI.

09-1964 -08-1965 Research Assistant, Collected biometric data; recorded data for statistical analysis., COE, Eastern Michigan University, , Ypsilanti, MI.

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Wilson, F. R., Tang, M., Schiller, K., & Sebera, K. (2009. ) No child overlooked: Mental health triage in the schools .Michigan Journal of Counseling: Research, Theory and Practice, , 36 (1 ) ,24-35

Wilson, F.R. & Newmeyer, M.D. (2008. ) A standards-based inventory for accessing perceived importance of and confidence in using ASGW's core group work skills .Journal for Specialists in Group Work, , 33 (3 ) ,270-289

Wilson, F.R.; Rapin, L.S.; Haley-Banez, L. (2004. ) How teaching group work can be guided by foundational documents: Best practice guidelines, diversity principles, and training standards.Journal for Specialists in Group Work, , 29 (1 ) ,19-29 More Information

Wilson, F.R.; Owens, P. (2001. ) Group-based prevention programs for at-risk adolescents and adults.Journal for Specialists in Group Work, , 26 (3 ) ,246-255 More Information

Conyne, R.K., Horne, A., Wilson, F.R., Dagley, J., Kulic, K., & Owens, P. (2001. ) Special Issue: Using groups for prevention .Journal for Specialists in Group Work, , 26 (3 ) ,Whole Issue

Conyne, R.K., Wilson, F.R., & Tang, M. (2000. ) Evolving lessons from group work in China .Journal for Specialists in Group Work, , 25 (- ) ,252 -268

Wilson, F.R., & Rapin, L.S., (2000. ) ASGW Professional standards for training of group workers.Journal for Specialists in Group Work , , 25 (4 ) ,327-342 More Information

Conyne, R.K., Wilson, F.R., Tang, M., & Shi, K. (1999. ) Cultural adaptation in group work: A U.S.-Chinese task group comparison .Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, , 3 (- ) ,40 -50

Conyne, R.K., & Wilson, F.R. (1998. ) Toward a standards-based classification of group work offerings .Journal for Specialists in Group Work, , 23 (- ) ,177-184

Conyne, R.K., Wilson, F.R., Kline, W.B., Morran, D.K., & Ward, D. E. (1998. ) Training group workers: Implications of the new ASGW Training Standards for training and practice .Journal for Specialists in Group Work, , 18 (- ) ,11-23

Wilson, F.R., Jencius, M., & Duncan, D. (1997. ) Introduction to the Internet: Opportunities and dilemmas .Counseling and Human Development, , 29 (- ) ,Whole edition

Wilson, F.R. (1995. ) Internet information sources for counselors .Counselor Education and Supervision, , 34 (- ) ,369-387

Mustaine, B.L., & Wilson, F.R. (1995. ) An exploration of the internal consistency of the Kurtines Autonomy Scale .Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, , 27 (- ) ,211-226

Wilson, F.R., Conyne, R.K., & Ward, D.B. (1994. ) The general status of group work training in accredited counseling programs .Journal for Specialists in Group Work, , 19 (- ) ,140-154

Conyne, R.K., Dye, H.A., Kline, W.B., Morran, D.K., Ward, D.H., & Wilson, F.R. (1992. ) Context for revising the Association for Specialists in Group Work training standards .Journal for Specialists in Group Work, , 17 (1 ) ,10-12

Wilson, F.R., Omeltschenko, L., & Yager, G.G. (1991. ) Coping with test stress: Microcomputer software for treatment of test anxiety .Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, , 22 (2 ) ,131-139

Wilson, F.R., & Yager, G.G. (1990. ) Concurrent and construct validity of three counselor social influence instruments .Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, , 23 (- ) ,52-66

Wilson, F.R., Conyne, R.T., Bargett, D., & Smith-Hartle, A. (1987. ) Marketing group counseling services .Journal for Specialists in Group Work, , 12 (- ) ,10-17

Wilson, F.R., Genco, K.T., & Yager, G.G. (1986. ) Assessing the equivalence of paper-and-pencil vs. computerized tests: Demonstration of a promising methodology .Computers and Human Behavior, , 1 (- ) ,265-275

Wilson, F.R., & Griswold, M. (1985. ) The effect of method and comprehensiveness of training on the reliability and validity of ratings of counselor empathy .Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, , 18 (- ) ,3-11

Wilson, F.R., Griswold, M., & Sunderland, E. (1984. ) Observer usage in counseling research: An analysis of accuracy in reporting .Measurement and Evaluation in Guidance, , 17 (- ) ,40-43

Wilson, F.R., & Piel-Cook, E. (1984. ) Concurrent validity of four androgyny instruments .Sex Roles, , 11 (- ) ,813-837

Wilson, F.R. (1982. ) Systematic rater training model: An aid to counselors in collecting observational data .Measurement and Evaluation in Guidance, , 14 (- ) ,187-194

Wilson, F.R., & Yager, G.G. (1981. ) A process model for prevention program research .Personnel and Guidance Journal, , 59 (- ) ,590-595

Wilson, F.R., Gideonse, H.D., Johnson, J.H., & Shultz, J. (1981. ) How startling are the Coker, Medley, and Soar findings? .Phi Delta Kappan, , 62 (- ) ,736-738

Wilson, F.R. (1981. ) Critique of Cross, Sheehan, and Khan's, "Alternative advice and counsel in psychotherapy" .Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, , 49 (- ) ,731-733

Swerdlik, M., & Wilson, F.R. (1979. ) A comparison of WISC and WISC-R subtest scatter .Journal of Learning Disabilities, , 12 (- ) ,46-48

Vorro, J., Wilson, F.R., & Dainis, A. (1978. ) Multivariate analysis of biomechanical profiles for the coracobrachialis and biceps brachii (caput breve) muscles in humans .Ergonomics, , 21 (- ) ,407-418

Wilson, F.R. (1975. ) TA and Adler .Transactional Analysis Journal, , 5 (- ) ,117-122

Pierce, R.M., Schauble, P.G., & Wilson, F.R. (1971. ) Employing systematic human relations training for teaching constructive helper and helpee behaviors in a group therapy situation .Journal of Research and Development in Education, , 4 (- ) ,97-108

Wilson, F.R. (1970. ) Interpersonal behavior: The objective observer .Michigan Journal of Secondary Education, , 12 (- ) ,20-24

Furr, K.D., & Wilson, F.R. (1969. ) The California Short Form Test of Mental Maturity, 1963 edition, as a screening device for educable mentally retarded programs .Journal of School Psychology, , 7 (- ) ,47-49

Stehn, M., & Wilson, F. R. (2012. ) Ambivalence .Journal for Creativity in Mental Health, , 7 (3 ) ,

Wilson, F R; Omeltschenko, L; Yager, G G (1991. ) Coping with test stress: microcomputer software for treatment of test anxiety. Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry, , 22 (2 ) ,131-9

Wilson, F R (1981. ) Critique of Cross, Sheehan, and Khan's "Alternative advice and counsel in psychotherapy". Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, , 49 (5 ) ,731-3

Swerdlik, M E; Wilson, F R (1979. ) A comparison of WISC and WISC-R subtest scatter. Journal of learning disabilities, , 12 (2 ) ,105-7

Vorro, J; Wilson, F R; Dainis, A (1978. ) Multivariate analysis of biomechanical profiles for the coracobrachialis and biceps brachii (caput breve) muscles in humans.Ergonomics, , 21 (6 ) ,407-18 More Information

Other Publications

Wilson, F.R. (09-2008. ) Counseling certifications: Let the buyer beware .Advocate, Ohio Mental Health Counselors Association

Wilson, F.R., Newmeyer, M., Rapin, L.S., & Conyne, R.K. (2007. ) Core Group Work Skills Inventory--Importance and Confidence (c) 2007 (Psychometric Instrument). Association for Specialists in Group Work

Wilson, F.R. (2005. ) Clinical assessment: An ecological view .OMHCA Advocate, 1 (2 ) ,4-7

Wilson, F.R., & The Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati (2003. ) When Welfare to Work doesn’t work: Interlocking problems of low income women (executive summary) . Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati

Wilson, F.R. (2002. ) Depression among challenged, head-of-household, inner-city women. The effects of depression on society: Proceedings from the Depression Roundtable (11-2001), The Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati

Conyne, R.K.; Wilson, F.R. (2001. ) Division 49 position paper: Recommendations of the task force for the use of groups for prevention .The Group Psychologist, 11 ,10-11

Conyne, R.K., & Wilson, F.R. (2000. ) Division 49 Position Paper: Recommendations of the Task Force for the Use of Groups for Prevention. .

Wilson, F.R., & Rapin, L.S. (2000. ) Professional standards for the training of group workers. .The Group Worker (newsletter for the Association for Specialists in Group Work), , 29 (3 ) ,(Special pull out section).

Conyne, R.K., & Wilson, F.R. (1999. ) Psychoeducation group demonstration: A career development group for international students (Video). Distributed by Insight Media as "Psychoeducation Group Training Program" (#14Y1812)

Conyne, R.K., & Wilson, F.R. (1996. ) Task group demonstration: Learning Through Discussion (Video). Distributed by Insight Media as "Task Group in Action" (#7X1708)

Wilson, F.R. (1995. ) Associational research .ERIC/CASS Digest Series on Counseling Research. , ERIC/CASS

Wilson, F.R., Conyne, R.K., Ward, D.E., Dye, A., Kline, W., & Morran, K. (1994. ) Group work training standards: Just the FAQs. Together (newsletter for the Association for Specialists in Group Work).,

Wilson, F.R. (1994. ) Assessment and counseling information: Access via Internet .News Notes (newsletter for the Association for Assessment in Counseling),

Wilson, F.R. (1990. ) Coping with Test Stress (Computer Software) . CECH Counseling Program, University of Cincinnati

Wilson, F.R. (1989. ) The Group Observer (Computer Software) . CECH Counseling Program, University of Cincinnati

Wilson, F.R., Gideonse, H.D., Johnson, J.H., & Shultz, J. (1981. ) Secrets of teaching (Letter to the Editor) .Psychology Today, 16 (- ) ,6

Wilson, F.R., & Sookpokakit, S. (1978. ) Multivariance casebook: A guide for use of Finn's multivariance program in processing univariate and multivariate analysis of variance, covariance, and repeated measures designs. .Occasional Paper #31. , Office of Research Consultation, Michigan State University.

Wilson, F.R., Emshoff, M.D., & Lopis, J.E. (1978. ) A guide to teaching the Education 200 interpersonal skills (in two volumes). . Education 200 Office, Michigan State University.

Wilson, F.R. (1976. ) A graphic method for isolating high consensus--high opinion strength items for evaluation and scale construction. .Occasional Paper #30. , Office of Research Consultation, Michigan State University

Wilson, F.R., & Taylor, J. (1976. ) Identifying sources of invalidity in research. Occasional Paper #29, Office of Research Consultation, Michigan State University

Farquhar, W., Wilson, F.R., & Azar, J. (1975. ) Assessment of Adult Adjustment Patterns (c) 1975 .

Wilson, F.R. (1966. ) A study of feelings. . SPARD Office, Eastern Michigan University.

Published Books

Conyne, R.K., Wilson, F.R., & Ward, D. (1996. ) Comprehensive group work: What it means and how to teach it .Alexandria, VA , American Counseling Association

Wilson, F.R., Lopis, J.E., & Radke, M.W. (1978. ) The individual and the school .Columbus, OH , Collegiate (Co-Author)

Wilson, F.R. (1976. ) Micromomentary facial expressions and psychological defense. .Dissertation Abstracts International, 37, 6356B.

Book Chapter

Wilson, F.R. (2009 ) Planning for group work Group work in the schools .Columbus, OH, Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall

Linde, L., Erford, B.T., Wilson, F.R., & Hays, D.G. (2009 ) Legal and professional foundations of group work Group work in the schools .Columbus, OH, Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall

Wilson, F. R (2004 ) Ecological counseling Ecological psychotherapy .(pp. 143 -170).Alexandria, VA, American Counseling Association (Author)

Wilson, F.R. (2002 ) Group work experts share their favorite activities: A guide to choosing, planning, conducting, and processing. Feedback as poetry. .Buffalo, NY, Association for Specialists in Group Work

Wilson, F.R. (2010 ) Planning for group work in schools Group work .Columbus, OH, Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall

Linde, L., Erford, B.T., Wilson, F.R., & Hays, D.G. (2010 ) Ethical, legal and professional foundations of group work Group work .Columbus, OH, Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall

Wilson, F. Robert Ecological Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning Ecological Counseling .Alexandria, VA, American Counseling Association

Encyclopedia Article

Wilson, F.R. (2009. ) American Counseling Association Encyclopedia of Counseling .Alexandria, VA, American Counseling Association

Wilson, F.R. (2009. ) American Counseling Association Encyclopedia of Counseling .Alexandria VA, American Counseling Association

Wilson, F.R. (2009. ) American Counseling Association Encyclopedia of Counseling .Alexandria VA, American Counseling Association

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Wilson, F.R. (07-17-2008. ) Ecological Psychotherapy .Cafe Scientifique, Cox Arboretum , Dayton, OH. Level:Local

Wilson, F. R. (10-23-2009. ) Ecological Supervision: Translating Theory Into Practice .Supervisor Appreciation Day (2nd Annual), CECH School of Human Services, University of Cincinnati. Workshop. . Level:Local

Poster Presentations

Wilson, F.R. (08-2000. ) Symposium: Prevention Groups - Data-Based Principles to Guide Action .American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C. .

Paper Presentations

Wilson, F.R. (02-2010. ) Content validity of the ASGW Training Standards: Preparing for standards review .New Orleans, LA. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Coven, A., Wilson, F.R., & Denman, M.J. (02-2010. ) A research-based experiential gestalt group approach .New Orleans, LA. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F. R. (09-12-2009. ) Content validity of the ASGW Training Standards: Using psychometrics to advance rigor in counselor education. Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F. R., and Wilson, C.R. (04-16-2009. ) Ecological supervision: Translating theory into practice .St. Timothy's Episcopal Church. Professional Meeting. Level:University

Wilson, F.R. (09-2008. ) All group work is multicultural: Assessing core group work skills .Indianapolis, IN. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Tang, M., Wilson, F.R., Rajabi, M.Z., Avakian, T. (09-2008. ) Multicultural awareness and competency in publishing and perishing sense .Indianapolis, IN. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Wilson, F.R., & Wilson, C.R. (05-2008. ) Ecologically grounded assessment and treatment planning for homeless and indigent persons with chronic mental health problems .

Wilson, F.R., & Wilson, C.R. (05-2008. ) Ecologically Grounded Assessment and Treatment Planning for Homeless and Indigent Persons with Chronic Mental Health Problems .CECH Counseling Program, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.. Conference. Level:University

Wilson, F.R. (04-2008. ) Getting into action .Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R. (04-2008. ) Getting into action .

Wilson, F.R., & Wilson, C.R. (03-2008. ) Ecological multidisciplinary training and supervision for counseling interns who work with disenfranchised clients .

Wilson, F.R. (03-2008. ) Presidential Featured Session: Best practices in collecting and utilizing outcome data in clinical settings .

Wilson, F.R., & Wilson, C.R. (03-2008. ) Ecological multidisciplinary training and supervision for counseling interns who work with disenfranchised clients .Honolulu, HI. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R. (03-2008. ) Presidential featured session: Best practices in collecting and utilizing outcome data in clinical settings .Honolulu, HI. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R. & Newmeyer, M.D. (02-2008. ) Core Group Work Skills Inventory: Importance and confidence .St. Petersburg, FL. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R. (11-2007. ) Core Group Work Skills Inventory: Importance and Confidence .Atlanta, GA. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R. (11-2007. ) Core Group Work Skills Inventory: Importance and confidence .Atlanta, GA. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Tang, M.I.; Wilson, F.R. & Yager, G.G. (10-13-2007. ) Implementing program values in admission and graduation decisions .Columbus, OH. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Tang, M.I., Wilson, F.R., & Yager, G.G. (10-2007. ) Implementing program values in admission and graduation decisions .Columbus, OH. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F. R. (11-2006. ) Ten tips for advocacy .Columbus, OH. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Tang, M., Wilson, F.R., & Yager, G.G, (10-2006. ) Performance based evaluation: Integrating accreditation requirements and advocacy for underserved population .Kansas City, MO. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Yager, G. G., Tang, M., & Wilson, F. R. (10-2006. ) Implementing program values in admissions and graduation decisions .Kansas City, MO. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F. R. (04-2006. ) Employment problems of indigent homeless men in Cincinnati .Hamilton Co., OH. Level:Local

Gibson, D. M., & Wilson, F. R. (03-2006. ) Best practice for collecting and utilizing outcome data in counseling .Montreal, Canada. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F. R., Rapin, L. S., & Newmeyer, M. (01-2006. ) Training group workers: A standards based approach .Mobile, AL.

Wilson, F. R. (09-2005. ) Outcomes assessment in mental health counseling: An ecological view .Athens, GA. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F. R. (09-2005. ) Strengthening psychodiagnostics: Applying measurement principles in mental health settings .Athens, GA. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Rapin, L. S., Wilson, F. R., & Newmeyer, M. (03-2005. ) Training group workers: A standards based approach .Atlanta, GA. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R (11-2004. ) Treating homeless people with mental illness .Cincinnati, OH. Level:University

Wilson, F.R (11-2004. ) Assessment of violence risk: An ecological analysis .Charlotte, SC.

Wilson, F.R (11-2004. ) Assessing employment problems of single, indigent men: Preliminary report .Charlotte, SC. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R. (10-2004. ) Employment problems of single indigent men: Preliminary report .Cincinnati, OH. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R (08-2004. ) Employment problems of single indigent men: Preliminary report .Oklahoma City, OK. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Coven, A., & Wilson, F. R. (01-2004. ) Teaching Gestalt Work in groups .New York City, NY. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Rapin, L. S., & Wilson, F. R. (01-2004. ) Group work methods and purposes: An application matrix .New York, NY. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F. R. (10-2003. ) Interlocking problems among challenged, single head-of-household, inner-city women: An ecological analysis .Cincinnati, OH. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Conyne, R. K., Cook, E. P., Wilson, F. R., Tang, M. (03-2003. ) Symposium: Ecological counseling: An approach for the 21st century .Anaheim, CA. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R. (03-2003. ) Ecological psychotherapy .Anaheim, CA. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Tang, M., Wilson, F. R., Fallon, M., Newmeyer, M., Dunlevy, C., Barmore, J. (03-2003. ) Practical application of ecological counseling to an underserved population .Anaheim, CA. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R. (10-2002. ) Assisting with SAMI and difficult clients .Cincinnati, OH. Professional Meeting. Level:Local

Littman, R., Wilson, F.R., & Bassette, C. (10-2002. ) Assisting SAMI and Difficult to Serve Clients .FreeStore/FoodBank, Cincinnati, OH. Workshop. Level:Local

Wilson, F.R. (08-2002. ) Employment barriers among challenged, single head-of-household, inner-city women .Albuquerque, NM. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R. (05-2002. ) Employment barriers among challenged, single head-of-household, inner-city women. .Cincinnati, OH.. Level:Local

Wilson, F.R. (02-2002. ) What we know from studying challenged, head-of-household, inner-city women to help us study inner-city men .Cincinnati, OH. Professional Meeting. Level:Local

F.R. Wilson, & Newmeyer, M. (02-2002. ) Core Group Work Skills Inventory: Importance and Confidence .St. Petersburg, FL.. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Conyne, R.K., & Wilson, F.R. (01-2002. ) How to teach group work, Part 2: Focus on performing and processing. St. Petersburg, FL.. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Conyne, R.K., Banez, L., Wilson, F.R., Rapin, L.S., & Homrich, A. (01-2002. ) How to teach group work concepts and competencies in a comprehensive manner. .St. Petersburg, FL. . Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R. (11-2001. ) Depression in single-head-of-household, challenged, urban women. .Cincinnati, OH.. Conference. Level:Local

Wilson, F.R. (10-2001. ) A portrait of our youth .Cincinnati, OH.

Wilson, F.R., Rosen, C., Yager, G.G., & Francis, J. (10-2001. ) To nurture or to judge: A values clarification exercise for counselor educators .Oakbrook, IL. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R. (10-2001. ) Ecological psychotherapy: A holistic model for mental health counseling .Oakbrook, IL. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R., Desikan, G., Gambill, A., & Bluemlein, J. (05-2001. ) Open groups: Extension of ASGW Best Practice Guidelines .CECH, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R., Rapin, L.S., & Haley-Banez, L. (03-2001. ) Group work training standards for the new millennium. .San Antonio, TX.. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R. (01-2001. ) How to teach group work concepts and competencies in a comprehensive manner .St. Petersburg, FL.

Wilson, F.R., & Reed, R. (11-2000. ) Employment problems study: Initial findings .Cincinnati, OH. Conference. Level:Local

Wilson, F. R. (10-2000. ) Group work training standards for the new millennium .Indianapolis, IN.

Wilson, F. R., & Simon, L. (10-2000. ) The treatment dosage required to yield single and multiple ratings of "cured" and the influence of initial problem severity in psychotherapy" .Indianapolis, IN.

Simon, L., & Wilson, F.R. (05-2000. ) Dose-effect relationship of psychotherapy treatment: Median dosage required for single and multiple cures and the influence of initial problem severity .Cincinnati, OH. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R., & Rapin, L.S. (05-2000. ) Group work training standards for the next millennium. Cincinnati, OH. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R. (05-2000. ) Group work training standards for the next millennium. Cincinnati, OH.. Conference. Level:University

Cook, E.P., Conyne, R.K., Tang, M., Watson, A.L.,, & Wilson, F.R. (03-2000. ) Clients are persons-within-environments: An ecological approach to counseling .Washington D.C. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Conyne, R.K., Horne, A., Dagley, J., Kulic, K., Wilson, F.R.;, & Owens, P. (01-2000. ) Groups that work: Psychoeducation groups for prevention. .Deerfield Beach, FL.. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Wilson, F.R. (12-1999. ) Prior to 01-2000, I made over 60 scholarly presentations of papers at state, regional, national, and international meetings of counseling and counseling related professional organizations.

Wilson, F.R. (09-10-2011. ) Lawshe's Content Validity Ratio: A Mystery .Fort Worth, TX. Conference. Level:Prof. Org.

Honors and Awards

2011 President's Special Merit Award Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education Status:Recipient Level:Professional Org. Type:Recognition

2009 Professional Leadership Award North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Status:Recipient Level:Professional Org.

2008 Fellow American Counseling Association Status:Recipient Level:Professional Org. Type:Recognition

2008 Public Policy and Legislation Award Ohio Counseling Association Status:Recipient Level:Professional Org. Type:Recognition

2006 Public and Community Service Award American Mental Health Counselors Association Status:Recipient Level:Professional Org. Type:Recognition

2005 President's Special Merit Award Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education Status:Recipient Level:Professional Org. Type:Recognition

2004 The Future of Learning: Addressing Issues of Diversity Award Nominated by the students of the CECH Division of Human Services Counseling Program University of Cincinnati Status:Nomination Level:University Type:Recognition

2004 Susan J. Sears Counselor of the Year Ohio Counseling Association Status:Recipient Level:Professional Org. Type:Recognition

1996 Fellow Association for Specialists in Group Work Status:Recipient Level:Professional Org. Type:Recognition

1996 Initiated Chi Sigma Iota, Upsilon Chi Chi Chapter Level:Honorary

1994 College of Education Recognition Award for eight years of service as the Director of the Counseling Program. Status:Recipient Level:College Type:Recognition

1993 Outstanding Journal Article Awarded for the article: Conyne, R.K., Wilson, F.R., Kline, W.B., Morran, D.K., & Ward, D.E. (1993). Training group workers: Implications of the new ASGW Training Standards for training and practice. J Spec Group Work, 18(1), 11-23. Association for Specialists in Group Work Status:Recipient Level:Professional Org.

1991 Research Award Nominated by the Association for Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development for the article: Wilson, F.R., & Yager, G.G. (1990). Concurrent and construct validity of three counselor social influence instruments. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 23, 52-66. American Association for Counseling and Development Status:Nomination Level:Professional Org. Type:Recognition

1983 Dolly Cohen Award for Teacher Excellence University of Cincinnati Status:Nomination Level:University Type:Recognition

1981 Dolly Cohen Award for Teacher Excellence University of Cincinnati Status:Nomination Level:University Type:Recognition

1975 Initiated Psi Chi Level:Honorary

1965 Initiated Phi Kappa Phi Level:Honorary

1963 Initiated Phi Delta Kappa Level:Honorary

Service

American Association for Counseling and Development (Professional Grants and Awards ) Review Board/Panel Level:Prof. Org. 09-1989 -08-1991

American Counseling Association (Governing Council ) Board Member Level:Prof. Org. 09-2003 -08-2006

American Counseling Association (Professional Research Network Task Force ) Member Level:Prof. Org. 09-2009 -08-2002

American Counseling Association (President's Advisory Council ) Member Level:Prof. Org. 01-1997 -07-1998

American Educational Research Association (Program Committee ) Member Level:Prof. Org. 07-1981 -06-1996

American Psychological Association (Prevention Task Force ) Member Level:Prof. Org. 07-1998 -06-2002

AppalPAC, Cincinnati, OH Board Member Level:Local 09-1993 -08-1998

Association for Assessment in Counseling President Level:Prof. Org. 07-1997 -06-1998

Association for Assessment in Counseling President-Elect Level:Prof. Org. 07-1996 -06-1997

Association for Assessment in Counseling Treasurer Level:Prof. Org. 07-1992 -06-1995

Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education (Member at Large: Publications ) Board Member Level:Prof. Org. 07-2009 -06-2010

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (Research Awards Committee ) Committee Chair Level:Prof. Org. 07-1991 -06-1994

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (Resources and Research Interest Network ) Special Interest Group Chair Level:Prof. Org. 07-1985 -06-1991

Association for Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development (Program Committee ) Committee Chair Level:Prof. Org. 07-1989 -06-1990

Association for Specialists in Group Work (Standards Committee ) Committee Chair Level:Prof. Org. 07-1999 -06-2009

Association for Specialists in Group Work (Membership Task Force ) Committee Chair Level:Prof. Org. 07-2001 -06-2002

Association for Specialists in Group Work (Fellows Nominating Committee ) Committee Chair Level:Prof. Org. 07-1997 -06-2001

Association for Specialists in Group Work (By-Laws Committee ) Committee Chair Level:Prof. Org. 07-1998 -06-1999

Association for Specialists in Group Work (By-Laws Committee ) Committee Chair Level:Prof. Org. 07-2001 -06-2002

Association for Specialists in Group Work (Education and Training Cluster ) Special Interest Group Chair Level:Prof. Org. 07-1995 -06-1997

Association for Specialists in Group Work (Program Committee ) Committee Chair Level:Prof. Org. 07-1995 -06-1996

Association for Specialists in Group Work (Institute Program Committee ) Committee Chair Level:Prof. Org. 07-1995 -06-1997

Association for Specialists in Group Work (Research Committee ) Committee Chair Level:Prof. Org. 07-1991 -06-1992

Association for Specialists in Group Work (Standards Committee ) Member Level:Prof. Org. 07-1989 -06-1994

Association for Specialists in Group Work (Ethics Committee ) Member Level:Prof. Org. 06-1989 -07-1990

Association for Specialists in Group Work (Research Committee ) Member Level:Prof. Org. 07-1986 -06-1994

Computers and Human Behavior (Journal) Editorial Board Member Level: National 07-1989 -06-1993

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs Vice President Level:Prof. Org. 07-1996 -06-1997

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs Board Member Level:Prof. Org. 07-1994 -06-1997

Family Services of Butler County, OH President Level:Local 07-1989 -06-1992

Family Services of Butler County, OH Vice President Level:Local 07-1988 -06-1989

Family Services of Butler County, OH Board Member Level:Local 07-1985 -06-1992

Health Resource Center of Cincinnati, Inc. Secretary Level:Local 07-2000 -06-2001

Health Resource Center of Cincinnati, Inc. Board Member Level:Local 07-1999 -06-2001

Journal for Specialists in Group Work Editorial Board Member Level:Prof. Org. 07-1985 -06-1988

Journal of Mental Health Counseling Editorial Board Member Level:Prof. Org. 07-1993 -06-1996

Lakota Public Schools, West Chester, OH (Community Advisory Board ) Board Member Level:Local 07-1987 -06-1989

Listening Ear Crisis Center, Inc., East Lansing, MI (Crisis counselor and staff trainer (pro bono) ) 08-1969 -09-1972

Listening Ear Crisis Center, Inc., East Lansing, MI Board Member Level:Local 07-1970 -06-1972

Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development (Journal) Editorial Board Member Level:Prof. Org. 07-1984 -To Present

Mental Health Services East, Cincinnati, OH Board Member 07-1995 -01-2000

MicroPsych Network (Journal) Editorial Board Member Level: National 07-1989 -06-1991

Ohio Association for Counseling and Development (Bylaws Committee ) Committee Chair Level:Prof. Org. 09-1988 -08-1989

Ohio Association for Specialists in Group Work Secretary Level:Prof. Org. 07-1991 -06-1994

Ohio Counseling Association (Political Action Committee ) Member Level:Prof. Org. 05-2006 -04-2012

Ohio Counseling Association (Government Relations Committee ) Member Level:Prof. Org. 09-2007 -09-2010

Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board (Ad Hoc Committee for Writing Items for the Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Examination ) Member Level:State 10-1995

Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board (Ad Hoc Committee for Seeting the Cut-Score for the Licens3ed Professional Clinical Counselor Examination ) Member Level:State 10-2002

Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board (Ad Hoc Committee for Setting the Cut-Score for the Licensed Professional Counselor Examination ) Member Level:State 06-1997

Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board (Ad Hoc Committee for Setting the Cut-Score for the Licensed Professional Counselor Examination ) Member Level:State 03-1995

Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board (Ad Hoc Committee for Setting the Cut-Score for the Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Examination ) Member Level:State 07-1995

Ohio Mental Health Counselors Association Board Member Level:Prof. Org. 07-2003 -To Present

Ohio Mental Health Counselors Association (Legislative Committee ) Committee Chair Level:Prof. Org. 09-2006 -08-2012

Ohio Mental Health Counselors Association Board Member Level:Prof. Org. 07-2004 -06-2012

Ohio Mental Health Counselors Association President-Elect Level:Prof. Org. 07-2009 -06-2010

SAMI Services Planning Project Taskforce Member Level:Local 07-2000 -06-2004

University Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, (School Crisis Intervention Resource Team ) Member Level:University 09-1993 -04-1994

Urban Appalachian Council, Cincinnati, OH (Culture Committee ) Member Level:Local 09-1992 -08-1993

Post Graduate Training and Education

09-1991-06-1993 Gestalt Therapy Laboratory Practicum, Two year laboratory practicum in Gestalt Therapy; didactive and extensive experiential practice in Gestalt methods and experiments. , Cincinnati Gestalt Institute, , , Cincinnati, OH.

09-1990-06-1991 Gestalt Therapy Training Program, Year long training in the theory and practice of Gestalt Therapy. , Cincinnati Gestalt Institute, , , Cincinnati, OH.

Professional Affiliation

1978 -To Present: American Counseling Association (Life Member)

1981 -To Present: Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education

1985 -To Present: Association for Specialists in Group Work

1981 -To Present: Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

1974 -To Present: American Psychological Association

1992 -To Present: American Mental Health Counselors Association

Courses Taught

Abnormal Human Behavior Level:Graduate

Problem Identification and Diagnosis in Counseling Level:Graduate

Testing and Assessment Level:Graduate

Master's Internship Level:Graduate

Advanced Master's Internship Level:Graduate

Group Theory and Process Level:Graduate

Contact Information

f.robert.wilson@uc.edu