Dr. Jodi McKnight has taught a variety of associate, undergraduate and graduate psychology, counseling and professional life coaching courses since 2001. Some of the subjects include courses like:  Introductory , Child, Adolescent, Abnormal, Social, Physiological, Personality, Counseling, Developmental Disabilities & Special Education, Behavior Modification, Group Dynamics, Marriage & Family, Diagnostics, Assessment and Treatment in Counseling, Spousal and Family Trauma and Abuse, and Organizational Psychology, Professional Life Coaching and Human Resource Development.   She recently completed training in Professional Life Coaching from Indiana Wesleyan University and is seeking the International Coaching Federation's certification. In Higher Education, Dr. McKnight has a Master Certification in Instructor Presence from Ashford University. 

As for professional field experience, Dr. McKnight has over 15 years of experience working in the behavioral health field in the areas of substance abuse, crisis counseling, mental health counseling, youth services, supported employment and psychiatric rehabilitation.  She has also been a member of the Council on Accreditation's Peer Review Team. 

PhD Psychology, Capella University, 2010

M.Ed Counseling, University of Missouri.1998

BA Psychology, Lindenwood University, 1995

McKnight, J.L.  (2012).  Book Review:  Experiencing psychosis:  Personal and professional perspectives.  Geekie, J., Randal, P., Lampshire, D., and Read, J.  Routledge, 2012, 226 pp.  For the Journal of Trauma & Disassociation.  Spring, 2013.

McKnight, J.L.  (2013).  Using emotional intelligence as a basis for developing an online faculty guide for emotional awareness.  Journal of Instructional Research, 2, 19-29. 

McKnight, J.L.  (2012).  From online student to online instructor:  Assistive strategies.  Journal of Learning in Higher Education, (8)2, 45-54.

McKnight, J.L. & McKnight, M.A.  (2012).  Gender and anxiety:  A comparison of student anxiety levels in face-to-face and video conferencing courses.  Creative Education, 3(1), 92-95.

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