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Small, KrisProfessor of Christian Counseling

EDUCATION


Graduate work

Counseling Psychology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Ph.D. May 2002

Christian Counseling, Marriage and Family Studies, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville KY

M.S.  May 1996

Counseling/Counseling Education (CACREP Approved), Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

M.Div. May 1993

Theological Studies, Cincinnati Christian University, Cincinnati, Ohio

M.A.   May 1993

Theological Studies, Cincinnati Christian University, Cincinnati, Ohio

B.A.  May 1988

Bible and Christian Ministry, Cincinnati Christian University, Cincinnati, Ohio

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


ACADEMIC

 

Central Christian College of the Bible

Professor of Counseling: 2019 to Present      

Liberty UniversitySchool of Behavioral Science

Assistant Professor, Department of Community Care & Counseling: 2018 to Present

Adjunct Professor, Department of Community Care and Counseling, 2016 to 2018

Adjunct Professor, Center of Counseling and Family Studies, 2015 to 2016

Assistant Professor, Center for Counseling & Family Studies, 2011 to 2015

Instructor, Center for Counseling & Family Studies, 2009 to 2011

Louisville Bible College

Professor of Professional Studies, 2005 to 2009

Assistant Professor of Theology and Counseling, 1997 to 1999

Instructor in Theology and Counseling, 1996-1997

Adjunct Professor, 1995-1996, 1999 to 2005

Supervisor of M.S.L. counseling students, 1996 to 1999, 2006 to 2009

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary:

Garret Teaching Fellow, 1996 to 1999

 

COUNSELING

 

 Centerstone of Indiana, 2012-2019

Scott County Coordinator of Adult and Family Services,

Centerstone, Seymour and Scottsburg, Indiana

Jackson and Scott County Manager of Adult and Family Services, 2018-2019

Centerstone, Seymour and Scottsburg, Indiana

Jackson County Manager of Adult and Family Services, 2015-2018

Centerstone, Seymour, Indiana

Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician, Centerstone, Seymour, IN,  2012-2015

Owner, Samaritan Counseling Center, Scottsburg, IN, 2011-2012

CEO and President, Samaritan Behavioral Healthcare, Scottsburg, IN, 2003-2011

Director of Behavioral Health, St. Luke’s Medical Ministry, Scottsburg, IN, 1998-2003

 

SCHOLARSHIP


RESEARCH

 

Research Therapist, Computer-Assisted Cognitive-Behavior

Therapy for Depression

(NIMH grant 1R01MH082762-01A2)

2010 to 2012

 

Co-Investigator, Usability of a DVD-ROM

for Computer-assisted Cognitive Therapy, Study B.

2004

 

Co-investigator, Depression Rating Scale Study

(Study comparing the BDI-II with the Keys to Depression Rating Scale)

Wright, M. Basco, and D. K.  Small, investigators

2000.

 

Research Therapist, Computer Assisted Cognitive

Therapy for Depression Project (NIMH grant R21-MH57470-01)

1997 to 2000.

 

DISSERTATION

Small, D. K. (2002). Christian oriented computer assisted cognitive therapy: Unpublished doctoral dissertation for Ph.D. in Christian Counseling, Marriage, and Family Studies.   Southern Baptist Theological Seminary: Louisville, KY

 

PUBLICATIONS

Small, D. K. (2006).  Counseling the sick and dying.  JKO Publishing: Nashville, TN.

Small D. K. (2007). Counseling theory. JKO Publishing: Nashville, TN

Small, D. K. (2007). Counseling practicum.  JKO Publishing: Nashville, TN.

Small, D. K. (2007). Crisis counseling. JKO Publishing: Nashville, TN

Small, D. K. (2007).  The psychologies in religion: Working with the religious client [Review of the book The psychologies in religion: Working with the religious client]Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Book Reviews, 3(6-7).

Stinton, J. & Small, D. K. (2007). Basic counseling skills (Rev). JKO Publishing: Nashville, TN

Wright, J. & Small, D. K. (2005) Computer Programs for Cognitive-behavior Therapy, S. H. Felgoise, A.  M. Nezu, C.M. Nezu, M. A. Reinecke, & A. Freeman, (Ed). Encyclopedia of Cognitive Therapy. Plenum: New York.

 

PRESENTATIONS

Cognitive Behavioral Approaches to Treating PTSD, Centerstone of Indiana, Columbus, Indiana,  June 2, 2017

Cognitive Behavioral Approaches to Treating PTSD, Cross Country Education, September 2006 to 2013

Cognitive Behavioral Approaches to Treating PTSD, Hamilton Center, Terre Haute, Indiana,  January 29,  2013

Cognitive Behavioral Approaches to Treating PTSD, Madison State Hospital, Madison, Indiana, March 20, 2008

Cognitive Behavioral Approaches to Treating PTSD, Retreat Healthcare, Brattleboro, Vermont, March 29, 2008

Facilitator for Divorce Care, First Christian Church, Scottsburg, Indiana, 1998 to 2005

Seminar Leader for Ministry to Ministers, First Christian Church, Scottsburg, Indiana, 1998 to 2001

“Help, I’m Drowning in the See of Stress,” Ministry to Ministers, First Christian Church, Scottsburg, Indiana, September 15, 1998.

“Disappointment Leading to Depression” Ministry to Ministers, First Christian Church, Scottsburg, Indiana, January 14, 1999.

“Conflict Management,” Ministry to Ministers, First Christian Church, Scottsburg, IN, May 17, 1999.

“Maintaining Healthy Relationships,” Ministry to Ministers, First Christian Church, Scottsburg, IN, September 13, 1999.

“Disappointment Leading to Depression,” Ministry to Ministers, First Christian Church, Scottsburg, Indiana, January 22, 2001.

“Making Hospital Visitations, a Chaplain’s Perspective”, Counseling the Sick and Shut-in, Louisville Bible College, Louisville, KY, January, 1996.

“Family Cognitive Therapy” Cognitive Therapy Training program, Norton Psychiatric Clinic, Louisville, KY,  March, 1997.

“Trancultural Counseling and Native Americans,” Psychology of Religion Colloquium, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY, October, 1997.

Marriage Enrichment Seminar, Brownstown Christian Church, Brownstown, IN, Fall 1997.

Marriage Enrichment Seminar, Brownstown Christian Church, Brownstown, IN, Winter, 1998.

“Survival Guide for Adults,” Brownstown Christian Church, Brownstown, IN, Spring, 1998.

Bible Survey, Brownstown Christian Church, Brownstown, Indiana, Fall, 1998.

“Coping with Life,” First Christian Church, Scottsburg, Indiana, November 1,8,15, & 29, 1998.

“The Myth That Christians Don’t Have Mental Illnesses.”  Jackson County Men’s Fellowship, Seymour Christian Church, Seymour, Indiana, March 8, 1999.

“Coping with Life Seminar.”  Zoah Christian Church, Scottsburg, Indiana, March 14, 21,28 and April 11, 1999.

“Raising Healthy Kids in an Unhealthy World”: Salem Indiana, January 20, 2001.

“The Use of Computer-Assisted Cognitive Therapy in the Treatment of Depression,” Indiana Counseling Association 2001 Conference.

“Help Dealing with Employees,” An Employee Assistance Program Luncheon hosted by St. Luke’s Medical Ministry, October 24, 2001

“Coping with Stress in the Workplace,” A Lunch and Learn sponsored by St. Luke’s Medical Ministry and Behavioral Healthcare, Scottsburg, IN, November 7, 2001

“Empirically Based Treatment Strategies for PTSD, “A Lunch and Learn sponsored by St. Luke’s Medical Ministry and Behavioral Healthcare, Scottsburg, IN February 22, 2002.

“Coping with Stress,” A Lunch and Learn sponsored by St. Luke’s Medical Ministry and Behavioral Healthcare, Seymour, IN, May 29, 2002

“The impact on Behavior on Health,” presentation to the Scottsburg Kiwanis Club, Scottsburg, IN, May 30, 2002

“Empirically Based Treatment Strategies for PTSD, “A Lunch and Learn sponsored by St. Luke’s Medical Ministry and Behavioral Healthcare, Seymour, IN July 10, 2002.

“Effective Treatments for OCD,” A Lunch and Learn sponsored by St. Luke’s Medical Ministry and Behavioral Healthcare, Scottsburg, IN, July 31, 2002.

“Empirically Based Treatment Strategies for PTSD, “A Lunch and Learn sponsored by St. Luke’s Medical Ministry and Behavioral Healthcare, Columbus, IN October 17, 2019.

“Assessment and Treatment of ADHD,” A Lunch and Learn sponsored by St. Luke’s Medical Ministry and Behavioral Healthcare, Seymour, IN, October 9, 2002.

“Effective Treatment for Depression,” A Lunch and Learn sponsored by St. Luke’s Medical Ministry and Behavioral Healthcare, Scottsburg, IN, February 19, 2003.

“Effective Treatment for Depression,” A Lunch and Learn sponsored by St. Luke’s Medical Ministry and Behavioral Healthcare, King’s Daughters Hospital, Madison, IN, March 21, 2003.

“The Myth That Christians Don’t Have Mental Illnesses,” Men’s Prayer Breakfast, Community Church of Columbus, Columbus, IN, May 10, 2003.

“Efficient and Effective Christian Counseling: A Short-Termed Structured Approach,” Spring Workshop sponsored by Youth Hope, Columbus, IN, May 13, 2003.

“Empirically Based Treatment Strategies for PTSD, “A Lunch and Learn sponsored by Samaritan Behavioral Healthcare and Behavioral Healthcare, Seymour , IN October 28, 2003.

“Coping with Stress,” A seminar presented to TriHawk Industries, Austin, IN, October 5, 2003.

“An Introduction to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy,” Presentation at the Indiana Counseling Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, February 20, 2004.

“An Introduction to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy,” Presentation at the 41st Annual Paul Munger Conference, Bloomington, IN, June 24, 2004.

“Coping with Depression,” Presentation at the Mother of Preschoolers group,  First Christian Church, Scottsburg, IN, January 11, 2005.

“Discovering Your Child’s Love Language,” Presentation at the Mother of Preschoolers group, First Christian Church, Scottsburg, IN, January 8, 2005.

“Integrating religious material with cognitive therapy,”  Presentation at University of Louisville of Medicine, Louisville, KY, April 12, 2006

“Current trends in treating adolescent substance abuse,” Lunch and Learn sponsored by Meadows Hospital and Samaritan Behavioral Healthcare, April 13, 2006.

“PTSD and substance abuse.” Bartholomew County Substance Abuse Council 2009 Annual Conference, October 7, 2009

 

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION


Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Indiana.  License# 39000208

Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor in the State of Indiana. License# 87000727A

Diplomate and Fellow, Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Certification# 506

Primary Care Behavioral Health Certification Program, UMASS  Medical School, December, 2012

Non-Abusive Psychological and Physical Intervention (NAPPI), Certified Instructor. November, 2017

 

SERVICE


Indiana Mental Health Counseling Association

Board Member 2001-2004

                                President-elect, 2002-2003.

                                President, 2003-2004

Indiana Counseling Association

I.M.H.C.A. Representative: 2001-2004

Coalition to Eliminate the Abuse of Substances,

                                Member, 1998 to 2012, 2018 to present

                                Treasurer, 2004 to 2006

                                Grant Committee Chair, 2009 to 2010

                                Grant Committee, 2015

Jackson County Drug Free Council: 2015 to present

Jackson County United Against Drug Abuse:  2017 to present

Jackson County Drug Court

                Team Member: 2016 to 2018

                

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS


American Association of Christian Counselors