|Name:||Dr. Zeynep K. Akca|
|Position:||Assoc. Professor of Psychology|
|Phone:||314-340 - 3354|
|Bio:||I have been a tenured Associate Professor of Psychology at HSSU since 1993. I am teaching mandatory psychology classes to teacher education candidates. I am a Ph.D Counseling Psychologist from University of Missouri, Columbia. I have had decades of multicultural experiences as a counselor, an educator and a clinician in Turkey and U.SA since 1972. I came to America in 1980 as a Fulbright scholar in pursuit of a Ph.D. at Mizzou and completed my degree with a graduate fellowship from Mizzou.|
Psy 0100 General Psychology
Psy 0315 Educational Psychology
Psy 0315 Psychological & Education Testing
Psy 0310 Child Psychology
Psy 0311 Adolescent Psychology
Psy 0312 Psychology & the Education of the Exceptional Children
Psy 0319 Behavior Management
Psy 0321 Behavior Management Practicum
EDUC 0430 Career Transitions in Special Education Programs
Psy 0407 Individual Intelligence & Achievement Testing
Psy 0409 Individual Intelligence & Achievement Testing Practicum
CJ 0419 Nontraditional Juvenile Conversion
EDUC 6020 Teacher Action, Advocacy & Leadership
Graduate Dissertation: "Diverse Personality Characteristics of Pedophiles (vs.) Rapists incarcerated in Missouri Department of Corrections & participating in Missouri Sex Offenders' Program (MOSOP)".
Departmental Research on: "Performance-based Assessment in HSSU Teacher Education Program".
Misc. presentations in local and national conferences such as NNER, APA, CEC,
In-service training for 22nd Judicial Circuit of Missouri Family Courts & Juvenile Division juvenile officers re: Empowerment of at-risk P-12 students and their families under court supervision.
In-service training for the treatment staff of Comprehensive Mental Health Center of St. C;laire County
LCPC( Illinois State Licenced Clinical Professional Counselor )
NBCC--NCC(National Certified Counselor)
Missouri Medicaid Provider for Children (0-21) & Families
Health Care USA Mental Health Provider (for Children & Families)
Teaching Certificate Hacettepe University Ankara.Turkey
"An Apple for the Teacher " --In Recognition of Distinguished Service As an American Educator Award (Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. Alpha Zeta Chapter).
"Five-year Excellence in service" pin --from Comprehensive Mental Health Center of St. Claire County, Illinois.