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Tim Grothaus

  • Tim Grothaus
  • Associate Professor
  • Counseling & Human Services
  • 110 Education Building
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3007
  • tgrothau@odu.edu
  • Tim Grothaus is an associate professor and graduate program director for the counseling program. He received a Ph. D. in counselor education from the College of William & Mary in 2004 after serving over 20 years as a school counselor, teacher, therapist, coordinator of a youth leadership development program, and/or youth minister.
  • Education

    The College of William and Mary, 2004
    Major: Counselor Education
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Illinois State University, 1993
    Degree: School Counseling Endorsement
    Illinois State University, 1990
    Major: Human Services Counseling
    Degree: M.S.
    University of Notre Dame, 1981
    Major: Sociology
    Degree: B.A.
  • Research Interests

    My primary research interests include: professional development of school counselors, multicultural competence, and supervision.
  • Licensures and Certifications

    Approved Clinical Supervisor
    Sponsoring Organization: NBCC
    Date Obtained: 2004-01-01
    National Certified Counselor
    Sponsoring Organization: NBCC
    Date Obtained: 2003-01-01
    National Certified School Counselor
    Sponsoring Organization: NBCC
    Date Obtained: 2003-01-01
    School Counseling and Teaching Certification
    Sponsoring Organization: Virginia and Illinois
    Date Obtained: 1992-01-01
  • Expertise

    Counseling
    School Counseling, Multicultural counseling, supervision
  • 2012: Counselor Educator of the Year, Virginia School Counselor Association
  • 2011: Counselor Educator Professional Advocacy Hero , Omega Delta Chptr, Chi Sigma Iota
  • 2008: VSCA Member of the Year, Virginia School Counseling Association
  • 2003: Kevin E. Geoffrey Memorial Fellowship, College of William & Mary
  • 1998: Catherine Robinette Scholarship, Virginia Intermont College
  • 1996: Friend of Youth Award (Youth Minister of the Year), Diocese of Richmond (covers most of VA)
  • 1990: Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Illinois State University
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    An examination of the relationship between school counselors’ moral development, multicultural counseling competency, and participation in clinical supervision
    Sponsoring Organization: Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Research Grant
    Date: September, 2003 - May, 2004
    Investigators:Grothaus, T. J.
    Clinical Supervision of School Counselors
    Sponsoring Organization: College of William and Mary Student Activities Conference Grant
    Date: 2003 - 2003
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:Grothaus, T. J.
    Clinical Supervision of School Counselors
    Sponsoring Organization: College of William and Mary, Graduate Education Association Grant
    Date: 2003 - 2003
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:Grothaus, T. J.