Evangel University Evangel University
Communitya resource site for Evangel’s community

Evangel Community Site

Donna Washburn, Ph.D, LCSW

Donna Washburn, Ph.D, LCSW

Dr. Donna Washburn, PhD, LCSW, is a 1998 graduate of Evangel Universityís Social Work program. She went on to receive her masterís degree in Social Work from Missouri State University and her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University in 2015. She began teaching upper level social work courses at Evangel in 2000. Washburn was named chair of Evangelís Behavioral and Social Sciences Department in the summer of 2009. Prior to her role of chair, Dr. Washburn was the field coordinator of Evangelís Social Work program. Her professional experience includes working with the adolescent population in areas such as school social work and as a therapist for teens in residential treatment, providing clinical supervision and consultation for social workers and counselors. Her areas of interest and past research include issues of abuse and neglect with children, negative behavioral functioning of adolescents, clinical supervision and social advocacy in the mental health field. Dr. Washburn continues to teach courses in both the undergraduate social work, human services and graduate counseling programs.

Title: Behavioral and Social Sciences Department Chair and Associate Professor of Social Work

Office: Trask Hall suite 300

Email Donna Washburn, Ph.D, LCSW

Professional Information: Ph.D- Counselor Education and Supervision
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Masters of Social Work

Job Responsibilities: Oversee and develop the programs, faculty and staff within the Behavioral and Social Sciences Department, to include Criminal Justice, Government, History, Psychology and Social Work and graduate programs in Counseling.
Teaching upper level social work courses in addition to coordinating and graduate counseling courses

Courses Taught: SWK 336- Abuse and Neglect in U.S. Families
SWK 356 -Social Welfare System
SWK 332-Helping Relationships Theories and Skills
SWK 471- Social Work Practice II
SWK 472-Social Work Practice III
SWK 499-Social Work Practicum Seminar
COU 508- Foundations in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
COU 598- Clinical Internship

Started Work: Part-time- 8/00, Full-time 8/01

Personal Information: Based on the Strengths Finder Instrument, my top five strengths are:

(417) 865-2815Directory HomeOrganizational Chart