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LaDonna McCune, Ed.D.
LaDonna McCune's educational background includes degrees in liberal arts, sociology (with an option in chemical dependency), criminal justice management and administration and a doctorate in higher education administration with a minor in sociology. She is a licensed alcohol/drug counselor (LADC) and an Oklahoma board approved supervisor. Additionally, she is a nationally certified gambling counselor (NCGC-II). She has experience as a facilitator for the Oklahoma Marriage Initiative and Kay County, Oklahoma’s Co-Parenting through Divorce. McCune is trained in the National Organization for Victims Assistance (NOVA) and suicide prevention (QPR) curriculum. She also has experience as an Alcohol/Drug Substance Abuse Course (ADSAC) facilitator. McCune worked as a counselor for 23 years in both outpatient and inpatient facilities as a substance abuse counselor, gambling counselor and a youth and family counselor. Her interest lies in the dynamics of individuals and families dealing with substance abuse and compulsive gambling.
- Introduction to Substance Abuse Studies
- Substance Abuse in Special Populations
- Advanced Group Dynamics
- Family Systems Theory
- Advanced Human Development Substance Abuse
- Advanced Family Counseling Co-Occurring Disorders
- The Addictive Process
- Compulsive Gamblin
- Cultural Sensitivity in Addiction Treatment
- Professional Principles in Substance Abuse Counseling
- Freshmen Orientation
- Introduction to Criminal Justice
- Introduction to Corrections
- Criminal Law
- Advanced Criminal Justice Organizations
- Probation & Parole
- Corrections Internship
- Correctional Counseling
- Introduction to Sociology
- Introduction to Psychology
- Personal & Social Development
- Juvenile Delinquency
Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities
McCune, L. (2005) A Qualitative Study of Community College Faculty Defined Through the Lens of Sociological Theories Related to Professionalism and De-Professionalism, Oklahoma State University
McCune, L. Killian, J. K. & Montoya, B. (Oct/Nov 2016) Advanced Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Grant
Killian, J. K., McCune, L., Montoya, B. (Oct//Nov 2016) Adolescent Neurology: Structures and Functions of Addiction Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Grant
Montoya, B., Killian, J. K., McCune, L. (Oct/Nov, 2016) Adolescent Substance Abuse Education for Para-Professionals and Parents Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Grant
McCune, L. (January 7-8, 2017) Gambling and other Addictions Treatment Curricula Development Seoul Cyber University Seoul, South Korea
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