Skip to main content

Dr. Daya Patton

Photo Coming Soon
Title:
Adjunct Professor
Office:
Remote
Phone:
(828) 548-3179
Bio:

Education:

Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services, Walden University, 2019

Master of Philosophy in Human Services and Social Services, Walden University, 2019

Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling, American Military University, 2012

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, East Tennessee State University, 2008

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Hampton University,1998

 

Bio:

Dr. Daya Patton is a Lead Professional School Counselor, Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, and Certified Clinical Supervisor. Daya is currently the chairperson of the Forsyth County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council. Daya has experience as a K-12 school counselor, case manager for Forsyth County Department of Social Services, and a licensed provider of substance abuse and mental health services for Medicaid recipients.

Daya is a certified Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainer and is a trainer for the Winston-Salem Forsyth County School System. Daya serves on the Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools District Crisis Team Leadership Team. Daya also operates a private consulting firm providing personality and intelligence testing for medical professional recruitment companies.

Daya writes and presents on various topics related to school counseling, addiction and recovery, and mental health at the state and national level. Some of Daya’s research and writings have been published by the North Carolina School Counselor Association and American School Counselor Association.  In her leisure, Daya enjoys spending time with her young adult daughters, and her beloved boxer.

Publications/Presentations/Lectures:

Patton, D. (2018). Predictive relationships between school counselor role ambiguity, role diffusion, and job satisfaction (Doctoral dissertation). ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database.

Patton, D. (2018). Postsecondary options for students with disabilities. ASCA School Counselor, 56(01), 28-31.

Patton, D. (2017, Winter). Creative ways school counselors can improve parent and community engagement. North Carolina School Counselor Association News, 9-10.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Patton, D. (2020, July).  Understanding non-suicidal self-injury. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference, Online Conference

Patton, D. (2019, November). Postsecondary options for students with disabilities. North Carolina School Counselor Association Conference, Concord, NC

Patton, D. (2019, March). Faith and recovery understanding addiction. LEAD Conference, Clemmons, NC

Patton, D. (2018, November). Demystifying non-suicidal self-injurious behavior. North Carolina School Counselor Association Conference, Greensboro, NC

Patton, D. (2018, November). Incorporating restorative practices into your school counseling program. North Carolina School Counselor Association Conference, Greensboro, NC

Patton, D. (2018, October).  Postsecondary options for students with disabilities. School Counselor Leadership Network Conference, Riverside County, CA (Invited)

Patton, D. (2018, October).  Preparing special education students and their families for transition. School Counselor Leadership Network Conference, Riverside County, CA (Invited)

Patton, D. (2018, July).  Postsecondary options for students with disabilities. American School Counselor Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA

Patton, D. (2017, April).  Behavior management strategies for dually diagnosed special education students. Southeastern School Behavioral Health Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC

Patton, D. (2017, March).  Preparing special education students and their families for transition. North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Collaborative Conference, Greensboro, NC

Patton, D. (2016, March).  Postsecondary options for students with disabilities. North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Collaborative Conference, Greensboro, NC

WEBINARS

Patton, D., & North Carolina School Counselor Association. (2019, October). Social media for school counselors [Webinar].

Patton, D., & American School Counselor Association. (2018, October 3). Postsecondary options for students with disabilities [Webinar]. Retrieved from https://videos.schoolcounselor.org/postsecondary-options-for-students-with-disabilities