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Kimberly Mason

Core Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Kimberly Mason, PhD, LPC-S, NCC has been teaching at Walden University since 2013. She is a core faculty member in the Clinical Mental Health program at Walden University. She specializes in the areas of bullying/cyberbullying, suicide, adolescents’ use of social media, Internet safety, restorative justice practices, and addiction. She is a published scholar and frequent presenter at international, national, and local professional conferences in her areas of expertise across the United States. She is the author of “Bullying No More: Understanding and Preventing Bullying” published by Barron’s Educational Series, Inc. Dr. Mason maintains a private practice, and has extensive experience working with diverse populations ranging from young children through the elderly on a multitude of mental health, addiction, spiritual, and interpersonal issues. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Board Approved Supervisor, Nationally Certified Counselor, TeleMental Health Training Certificate, certified in iSafe and NetSmartz Internet Safety, School Conflict Management, Conflict Mediation, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools, and Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Trained.

Courses Taught

COUN 6722 - Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories

COUN 6316 - Techniques of Counseling

COUN 6301S - Counseling Theories for School Counselors

COUN 6302S - Counseling Techniques in the Schools

COUN 6730 - Addictions Counseling

COUN 6743 - Psychopharmacology

COUN 6326 - Research and Program Evaluation

COUN 6671 - Practicum in Counseling

COUN 6682A - Internship I

COUN 6682B - Internship II

SPLB 671L - MSCO Pre-Practicum 1

GRWP 6100 - Group Lab in Counseling

RESI 6601 - Residency 1

RESI 6601 - Residency 2

Education

PhD, University of New Orleans

MEd, University of New Orleans

Public Service

Children's Advocacy Center, Hope House, Consultant - Covington, LA United States

Louisiana State University Shreveport and Caddo Parish Schools , Consultation - Shreveport, LA United States

Archdiocese of New Orleans, Consultant - New Orleans, LA United States

Louisiana Safe & Drug-Free Schools Consortium, Consultant - Baton Rouge, LA United States

Awards / Honors

Louisiana Counseling Association Excellence Award, 2010

Outstanding Role Model Award, University of New Orleans, 2003

Outstanding Master's Student Award, University of New Orleans, 1997

Recognition for 4.0 GPA in Doctoral Counseling Pro, University of New Orleans, 2003

Recognition for 4.0 GPA in Master's Counseling Pro, University of New Orleans, 1997

Chi Sigma Iota International Honor Society in Counseling, University of New Orleans, 1997

Kappa Delta Phi International Honor Society in Education, University of New Orleans, 1997

Alpha Theta Epsilon Honor Society, University of New Olreans, 1993

Publications

Mason, K. L. (2013). Bullying no more: Understanding and preventing bullying.

Mason, K. L. (2013). Choice reality play therapy for children involved in bullying.

Perera-Diltz, D., Mason, K. L. (2011). A national survey of school counselor supervision practices: Administrative, clinical, peer, and technology mediated supervision. Journal of School Counseling.

Perera-Diltz, D., Moe, J., Mason, K. L. (2011). An exploratory study in school counselor consultation engagement.. Journal of School Counseling.

Mason, K. L., Perera-Diltz, D. (2010). Factors that influence pre-service administrators’ views of appropriate school counselor duties. . Journal of School Counseling.

Perera-Diltz, D., Mason, K. L. (2010). An exploration of accountability practices of school counselors: A national study. Journal of Professional Counseling, Practice, Theory, & Research.

Mason, K. (2009). Work and Life.

Mason, K. L. (2008). Cyberbullying: A preliminary assessment for school personnel. Psychology in the Schools.

Perera-Diltz, D., Mason, K. L. (2008). Ideal to real: Duties performed by school counselors. Journal of School Counseling.

Huang, G., Mason, K. (2008). Motivation of parental involvement in children’s learning: Voices from urban African American families of preschoolers. Multicultural Education.

Mason, K. L. (2007). Ohio Department of Education, Anti-Harassment, Anti-Intimidation, or Anti-Bullying Model Policy per House Bill 276.

Mason, K. L. (2007). Building buddies, not bullies program.

Mason, K. L. (2007). Cyberbullying: Bullying in a technological world.

Mason, K. L. (2006). Bullying: A resource toolbox for school administrators.

Mason, K. L. (2006). Critical incidents in school counseling: Instruction and enhancing student learning outcomes in school.

MacCluskie, K., Mason, K. L. (2005). Microskills in counseling DVD.

Presentations

Mason, K. (2019). Bullying and the Emotional Mind: Utilizing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills to Foster Resiliency.

Mason, K. (2019). Bullying in a Global Society: Cultivating Healthy Relationships Using Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.

Mason, K. (2018). Strategies for cultivating compassionate minds to reduce bullying and build resilience. .

Mason, K. L. (2017). Digital self-harm: Understanding experiential avoidance and coping functions among adolescents. Louisiana Counseling Association .

Mason, K. (2019). Bullying no more: Building buddies, not bullies. Ursuline Academy .

Mason, K., Russell, N., Henson, J. (2015). Cohesion through compassion: Using culturally responsive pedagogy to create welcoming and inclusive learning environments. . Association for Counselor Education and Supervision .

Mason, K. (2016). Bullying and the Emotional Mind: Teaching DBT Skills to Foster Resiliency. . Louisiana Counseling Association.

Mason, K. L. (2013). Bullying no more: Protecting kids from bullying and high tech troubles. Christ Episcopal School.

Mason, K. (2016). Strategies for Cultivating Youth’s Emotional Mind to Reduce Bullying and Build Resilience.

Mason, K., McDermott, C. (2015). Cultivating Compassionate Minds through Social-Emotional and Relational Literacy. Louisiana Counseling Association .

Mason, K. (2014). No Place for Hate! Empowering Youth To Stomp Out Bullying and Cyberbullying.

Mason, K. (2013). Tackling Bullying Behaviors in the School: A School-Based Restorative Practice Model to Restore Relationships and Build Community.

Mason, K. (2013). Bullying, harassment, and suicide: Tackling the 3 R's of recognizing, reporting and responding.

Mason, K., Mason, K. (2012). Tackling Bullying Behaviors in the School: Restoring Relationships.

Mason, K., Varnado-Johnson, C., Mitchel, A., Byrnes, E. (2012). Putting the "professional" in professional school counseling.

Mason, K. (2012). Combating bullying: Creating a safe school climate where every child can learn.

Mason, K. (2012). Bullying in schools: Are service clubs an answer? .

Mason, K. (2012). Tackling bullying behaviors, building resilience, and teaching youth prosocial behaviors.

Mason, K., Varnado-Johnson, C., Trogden, A. (2011). Reality focused group supervision: A model for supervisors of counselors-in-training and practitioners.

Mason, K. L.,., Mason, K. (2011). Structured group supervision: A model for doctoral level supervisors providing group supervision to practicum and internship students.

Mason, K. (2009). Growing up online: An alternative avenue for adolescent self-discovery.

Mason, K. (2011). Bullying and cyberbullying: Addressing the problem and intervening appropriately.

Mason, K. (2008). Cyberbullying? Sexting? understanding and managing today's Internet challenges.

Mason, K. L., Varnado‑Johnson, C., Randolph-Alvarez, T. (2011). Advocacy and career development for high poverty populations.

Mason, K. (2011). Cybertechnology and cyberbullying. Southern University of New Orleans.

Mason, K. (2010). Cyberbullying? Sexting? Understanding and managing today's Internet challenges.

Marino, R., Mason, K. (2010). School counselor identity confusion: The potential dilemmas of supervising school counseling students.

Mason, K., Pitre, L. (2009). Perceived expectations of beginning doctoral students related to supervision.

Mason, K., Tanaka, H. (2009). Fostering diversity in the classroom: Strategies to culturally responsive teachers and instruction.

Bonnett, H., Mason, K., Welfel, E. (2008). Practitioner practices in treating bullying and relational aggression Targets.

Mason, K. (2011). Growing up online: An alternative avenue for adolescent self-discovery.

Mason, K. (2006). Conflict management strategies: Integration for classroom guidance.

Huang, G., Mason, K. (2008). Motivation of parental involvement in children's learning: Voices from urban African American families of preschoolers.

Mason, K. (2007). Internet and technology awareness: Keeping kids safe on the Internet.

Mason, K. (2009). Conflict resolution education: Integrating strategies through classroom guidance.

Mason, K. (2007). Cyberbullying and cyber-threats: Bullying in a technological world.

Mason, K. (2008). Cyberbullying and cyber-threats: Bullying in a technological world.

Mason, K. (2008). Cyberbullying and cyber-threats: Bullying in a technological world.

Mason, K. (2007). Cyberspace: Internet and technology awareness.

Mason, K. (2007). Facilitating diversity in the classroom: A growth opportunity for students.

MacCluskie, K., Mason, K. (2007). Compelling students to be partners in their learning.

Mason, K. (2007). Cyberbullying: A seven-step model to prevention.

Mason, K. (2004). TechnoBullying: Prevention and intervention strategies for managing bullying by the use of technology.

Mason, K. (2008). Cyberbullying: Bullying in a technological world..

Mason, K. (2011). Cyberbullying? Sexting? Understanding and managing today's Internet challenges.

Mason, K. (2008). Cyberbullying in schools: Prevention and intervention.

Mason, K. (2006). Cyberbullying and Internet safety: Keeping our children safe.