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Chris Wood

  • Chris Wood
  • Associate Professor
  • Counseling & Human Services
  • New College Institute
  • Martinsville, VA 24112
  • 276-403-5600
  • ctwood@odu.edu
  • Chris Wood is an Associate Professor in the Counseling and Human Services Dept. and the Graduate Program Director for the distance learning counseling program. Dr. Wood has been Principal Investigator, Faculty Research Associate, or Research Methodologist on over $3 million in grants. His grant experience includes over a dozen research projects investigating the efficacy of career development interventions in K-12 settings. Chris Wood was a career assessment coordinator and research assistant on a $1.3 million dollar Community Employment Education Center grant from the Office of Adult and Vocational Education (Grant # V199G40042) and a Faculty Research Associate on a grant from the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (Grant #VO51A990006). Dr. Wood has over 30 conference presentations and 30 publications including articles in Professional School Counseling, the Journal of Counseling & Development, the Journal of College Counseling, Counselor Education & Supervision, Career Planning and Adult Development Journal , and The Elementary School Journal. He is currently the Head Editor for the Professional School Counseling journal, the flagship research journal for the American School Counseling Association (ASCA).
  • Education

    Oregon State University, 2001
    Major: Counseling
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Eastern Washington University, 1996
    Major: Applied Psychology
    Degree: M.S.
    Gonzaga University, 1993
    Major: Psychology and Sociology (double major)
    Degree: B.A.
  • Research Interests

    School Counseling; Career Development Interventions; Strengths-Based Approaches for Youth; Social Justice
  • Licensures and Certifications

    National Certified Counselor (NCC) #45481
    Sponsoring Organization: NCC
    National Certified School Counselor (NCSC) #45481
    School Counselor Certification
    Sponsoring Organization: Educational Staff Associate (ESA) Endorsement, WA
    Date Obtained: 1996-05-01
  • Expertise

    Counseling
    career development, career counseling, career assessment instruments, school counseling
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    ODU Counseling Program at New College Institute
    Sponsoring Organization: New College Institute (Heritage Foundation)
    Date: July, 2013 - July, 2015
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Wood, C. T.
    The work environment of best practice schools
    Sponsoring Organization: College of Education: Research Funding Opportunity Grant Program
    Date: 2002 - 2004
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Wood, C. T.
    Training for Counselors, Career & Technical Education Instructors and Administrators (Statewide)
    Sponsoring Organization: Arizona Department of Education
    Date: October, 2002 - September, 2003
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Wood, C. T.
    National Research Center for Career and Technical Education
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education
    Date: 2000 - 2002
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Wood, C. T.
    Community education & employment center grant
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education
    Date: 1994 - 1996
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Wood, C. T.