Robert K. Conyne, Ph.D.

Vita Highlights

Education and Training

Syracuse University (A.B.)
Purdue University (M.S., Ph.D.)
University of California-Berkeley (Post Doc Internship)
University of Michigan (Post Doc Visiting Scholar)

Experience

My professional career has been focused on the teaching, researching, providing service, and scholarly writing in five broad areas:

  • Group Work
  • Prevention
  • Consultation
  • Ecological Counseling
  • International Applications

Summary of Involvement

Grants

Highlights

NIMH (Prevention Training), FIPSE (Alcohol Prevention), US Department of Education (Healthy Families, Healthy Schools), University of Cincinnati (Faculty Development; Global Studies to China).

Service

Major Service

President: Association for Specialists in Group Work (ACA); Division of Group Psychology & Psychotherapy (APA); Editor, Journal for Specialists in Group Work; Consultant and trainer multiple times in China (group work), Northern Ireland (suicide prevention); Kyrgyzstan (Soros Foundation); Accreditation Site Visit Chair; Governing Council Representative; Editorial Board Member; American Red Cross disaster mental health volunteer; Military Family Life Consultant (U.S. Department of Defense).

Consultation

Focus

Group Work, Prevention, Consultation, Ecological Counseling to community groups, schools, businesses, international contexts.

International Relations

Focus

China (several group work training & consultation services provided in conjunction with Institute of Psychology of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Universities, such as Tsinghua, Beijing Normal, Beijing University, and others; Collaboration with Liuzhou, Cincinnati's "Sister City"); Northern Ireland (suicide prevention; Soros Foundation Fellow to American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan).

Honors

Major Honors

Fellow, Association for Specialists in Group work; American Psychological Association (several divisions); American Psychological Society (inactive); Distinguished Alumni Award of Distinction, Purdue University; Lifetime Achievement Award, Society of Counseling Psychology (APA) Prevention Section; Professional Advancement Award (ASGW); Eminent Career Award (ASGW); Neal R. Gamsky-Doublas H. Lamb Endowment Award for Outstanding Contributions to Student Counseling Center Research.

Scholarly Productivity

Emphases: Group Work, Prevention, Consultation, Ecological Counseling

  • For Books, see the books page.
  • For Chapters, Journal Articles, and Conference Presentations, view the full vita.