Dr. Kenneth Coll is Associate Dean of the College of Education at Boise State University. Dr. Coll earned his PhD. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Oregon State University. Prior to serving as Associate Dean, Dr. Coll was the Chair of the Counselor Education Department from 2003 – 2008. During that time he created a joint college research and training unit called the Institute for the Study of Addiction, and helped develop graduate certificates in Addictions and Gerontology. Dr. Coll has also served as a program evaluator for a variety of SAMHSA grant initiatives and has written articles for such publications as: the American Annals of the Deaf, the Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, and the Journal of Professional Counseling.
Developing the Counselor as a Person and as a Professional: Attitudinal Changes in Core Counseling Courses (with Diana M. Doumas, Ann Trotter, and Brenda J. Freeman), The Journal of Humanistic Counseling (2013)
This quantitative pilot study examined changes in counseling students’ professional attitudes in 3 master's-level core...
Psychosocial Correlates of Alexithymia in a Rural Adolescent Residential Population (with Stephanie Powell, Ann Trotter, Patti Thobro, and Robin Haas), Residential Treatment for Children and Youth (2011)
This study used a multimethod approach to evaluate the relationship of alexithymia (as measured by...
Family Functioning and the Development of Trust and Intimacy Among Adolescents in Residential Treatment (with Stephanie Powell, Patti Thobro, and Robin Haas), The Family Journal (2010)
This study examined relations between family cohesion and adaptability (as measured by the Family...
Reducing Heavy Drinking Among First Year Intercollegiate Athletes: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Web-Based Normative Feedback (with Diana M. Doumas and Tonya Haustveit), Journal of Applied Sport Psychology (2010)
This study evaluated the efficacy of a web-based personalized normative feedback program targeting heavy drinking...
The Value of Coordinated Services with Court-Referred Clients and Their Families: An Outcome Study (with Roger A. Stewart, Renée Morse, and Amber Moe), Child Welfare (2010)
This study assessed the effectiveness of building partnerships with community resources and systems for court-referred...
Contributions to Books
The Youth Comprehensive Risk Assessment (YCRA) as a Treatment Guidance Tool for Adolescents with Behavioral and Developmental Challenges (with Brenda J. Freeman, John Butgereit, Patti Thobro, and Robin Haas), Mental Illnesses - Evaluation, Treatments and Implications (2012)
This chapter describes the evolution of the Youth Comprehensive Risk Assessment (YCRA) by first describing...
A Treatment Team Approach for Suicidal American Indian Youth in a Therapeutic Community (with B. J. Freeman and P. Thobro), Case Studies in Suicide Prevention (2010)
Balancing Multiple Issues in Treatment: Response, Critical Incidents in Clinical Supervision (2008)
Substance Abuse Screening Inventory– (SASSI-3) (with J. Juhnke and M. Brunelli), A Counselor’s Guide to Assessment (2006)
Addiction Among the Native American Population (with M. Garrett), Critical Incidents in Addiction Counseling (2005)
Telling the Story of a Teacher Education Shared Leadership Team: Insights, Challenges and Connections to Outcomes (Interactive Session) (with Jennifer Snow, Susan Martin, Richard Osguthorpe, and Diane Boothe), Annual Meeting of the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education (2011)
Historical Trauma and Its’ Influence on Substance Abuse and Mental Health for Adolescents (with L. Freeman), Idaho Counseling Association (2008)
The Ada County Family Violence Court Grant Project: Comprehensive Research, Design, and Outcomes (with R. Stewart), American Humane Association Conference (2006)