Denita Hudson, PhD, PC, NCC, CCTP

Associate Professor
Clinical Mental Health Program (online)
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Chicago, USA

Biography

Dr. Denita Hudson is an Associate Faculty member of the MA in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program online. She is a licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Ohio, a Nationally Certified Counselor, a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional with experience in Private practice, Community Mental Health Centers, College Counseling Centers and Domestic Violence Programs. She has also worked in vocational rehabilitation counseling serving people with physical and mental disabilities. Dr. Hudson’s serves as Chair of the CMHC online program’s Student Relations Committee, is a member of the admission’s committee, and coordinator for Service Learning. Her research interest includes the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on older adults, career development, and the African American community.

Research Interest

Self-care or Wellness, Trauma or Violence, African American or Black.

Scientific Activities

PROFESSIONAL Memberships and Committee Service
AMERICAN COUNSELING ASSOCIATION (ACA)
Professional Membership2000-Present
ASSOCIATION OF COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION (ACES)
Served as proposal reviewer for 2017 ACES conference
Professional Membership
ASSOCIATION FOR CREATIVITY IN COUNSELING
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
2017 – PRESENT
ASSOCIATION FOR MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING AND DEVELOPMENT
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
2012 – PRESENT
AMCD 2019 SUMMIT PROGRAM SUBCOMMITTEE
CHI SIGMA LOTA
Professional Membership
2002 – present
2008 Research Award Recipient
NORTH CENTRAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION
Nominations and Elections Committee Member
Professional Membership
2004-2017
OHIO COUNSELING ASSOCIATION
Professional Membership
2000-Present
Grants
Faculty Development & Promotions Grant: TCSPP, $2511 (2018)
Faculty International Development Grant: TCSPP, $3000 (2017 – 2018)
Building a Foundation for Culturally Sensitive Counseling: The Lily Endowment Fund, $4000 (2009).

Publications

Bhat, C. S., Pillay, Y. & Hudson, D. N. (2012). Supporting African American females in doctoral counseling programs at predominantly White institutions. American Counseling Association Vista Online, 92. Retrieved from http://www.counseling.org/docs/vistas/vistas_2012_article_92.pdf?sfvrsn=3
PRESENTATIONS (Peer-Reviewed)
• Hudson, D., Decker Fisk, K., Foster, S. (2019, January). A call for community action: Integrating service learning in clinical mental health counseling programs. Roundtable session to be presented at the annual meeting of the Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.
• Hudson, D. N. (2017). Self-Care in the African American community {Webinar}. TCES. Clinical Mental Health Counseling Virtual Conference
• Hudson, D. N. (2017). Avoiding micro-aggression in counseling: Practical steps to increase cultural competency. Presented at the All Ohio Counselor Conference. Columbus, OH.
• Hudson, D. N. (2017). Designing and implementing a global citizenship education program [Webinar]. TCSES Global Community Seminar.
• Hudson, D. N. (2017). Seven steps to becoming a culturally competent counselor: How to effectively work with diverse clients. Invited presentation at Community Training Collaborative Workshops. Dayton, OH.
• Hudson, D. N. (2017). Appreciative inquiry. The Chicago School Clinical Mental Health Faculty Development and Training.
• Hudson, D. N. & Reyes, N. A. (2010). Building a foundation for culturally sensitive counseling: A phenomenological study of the perceptions of African American and Hispanic Communities. Presented at 2010 American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
• Hudson, D. (2007). The impact of supervisor’s race and years of experience on the focus of supervision. (Doctoral Dissertation at Ohio University).