The Relationship Between Socioeconomic Status and Counseling Outcomes
Lisa D. Hawley, Todd W. Leibert and Joel A. Lane
Lisa D. Hawley, Todd W. Leibert and Joel A. Lane received the 2014 Outstanding Scholar Award for Quantitative or Qualitative Research for their article “The Relationship Between Socioeconomic Status and Counseling Outcomes.”
Dr. Hawley is an associate professor and department chair at Oakland University, in Rochester, Michigan. Her research includes socioeconomic status and counseling implications, clinical training, and professional identity issues. In addition, she advocates for counselors on equity issues.
Dr. Leibert is an associate professor and coordinator of the doctoral program at Oakland University, in Rochester, Michigan. His research and scholarly passion center on factors that facilitate or impede change in counseling among adult clients.
Dr. Lane is an assistant professor at Portland State University, in Portland, Oregon, where he also serves as coordinator of the clinical mental health counseling program. His research and scholarly agenda focus on emerging adult life transitions and their impact on mental health and well-being.
All three authors are National Certified Counselors (NCCs).