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E. Grant Jones, PhD

E. Grant Jones, PhD

God created man and then women and then Psychology and Counseling! Welcome to the world of human behavior and the helping professions!

Title: Professor

Office: Behavioral and Social Sciences; Trask Hall 303 P

Email E. Grant Jones, PhD

Professional Information: PhD: Univ. of Missouri - Col. (Counseling Psychology), 1989
MS: Southwest Mo. St. Univ. (Guidance/Counseling), 1984
BS: Evangel University (Psych/Math/French), 1977 Licensed Psychologist (MO) since 1991.

Job Responsibilities: Teach: Grad classes: Psychodiagnostics, Clinical Interventions and EBT, Internship, Integration, Group lab, and International Counseling Internship. UG: Group Dynamics and Psych. of Personality. Taking Psychology/SWK majors and Counseling grad students to Nairobi Kenya to do clinical work with orphans, substance abuse patients and HS students.

Org Memberships: American Counseling Association (ACA) Missouri Mental Health Counseling Association (MMHCA) Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS)

Courses Taught: Undergrad: Intro. to Psych., Group Dynamics, Parenting, Psych. of Personality, Research, Physiological psychology, and History of psychology Grad classes: Psychodiagnostics, Counseling theories, Integration, Addictions, Clinical interventions and EBT, Physiological psychology, and Internship Kenya practicum/internship

Publications: Psychology of Missionary Adjustment

Started Work: 1980

Favorite Thing About Work: Watching the transformation of students going from being tentative, timid individuals to being confident, intelligent professionals who clearly demonstrate the knowledge of psychology and counseling with the love of Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit!

Was an Evangel Student: Yes: 1973 - 77

Favorite Memory as a Student: Being RA on Krause 3N for 2 years. Go Brethren! Playing soccer for the school. Making lifelong friendships that still are important today. Getting a quality education that served me well in two graduate programs (PhD and MS) and becoming a licensed psychologist.

Originally From: Malawi, Nigeria and Dakar, Senegal

Personal Information: Married to Rita Jones (MK to Fiji/Bangla Desh); Two sons: Ryan (2005 EU grad) and Cameron (EU Class of 2008)and their wives, the greatest daughter-in-laws ever, Mary (Moorman, 2005) Jones and Kayla (Poole, 2007) Jones. Hobbies: Playing soccer, hunting, fishing, scuba diving

Other: Cherry Coke is the nectar of the Gods and is an approved and acceptable bribe!

Top 5 Strengths:
Harmony
Relator
Learner
Responsibility
Achiever

Links:
Introduction to Counseling
Introduction to Applied Group Processes Syllabus
PSY 598/599 Internship I & II

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