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Ky Chae

Ki Chae, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Counseling,
Director of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program

On Faculty since 2021
630.752.5082
BGH M203

ki.chae@wheaton.edu

Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision
The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
(CACREP Accredited Training Program)

M.A., Professional Counseling
Liberty University

B.A., Psychology
Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) #12368
North Carolina Board of Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (NCBLCMHC)

Community Resilience Model Teaching Training
Trauma Resource Institute

Certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 3 Training
The Gottman Institute

Trainer for Screen Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

National Certified Counselor (NCC) #335491
National Board for Certified Counselors, Greensboro, NC

Prepare/Enrich Facilitator (#1229136)
PREPARE/ENRICH, Roseville, MN

Chae, K., & McAdams, C. R. (2020). Development and initial validation of the Optimal Supervision Environment Test (OSET). Journal of Counseling Research and Practice, 6(1), 38-56.

Warren, J. M., & Chae, K. (2020). The effects of the detrimental association model on multicultural competence of students enrolled in a counseling theory course. North Carolina Counseling Journal, 13(2), 21 – 32.

Riechel, M., Webber, W., Chae, K., Kayanan, P. J., Miller, D., & Robertson, D. (2018). Trust development in the supervisory working alliance. Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 11(1). Retrieved online.

Blackstock, J., Chae, K., Mauk, G., & McDonald, A. (2018). Achieving access to mental health care for school-aged children in rural communities: A literature review. The Rural Educator, 39, 12 – 25.

Woo, H., & Chae, K. (2017). Introduction to the special issue: The global perspectives in counselor education and preparation. Journal of Asia Pacific Counseling, 7, 1 – 4.

Chuang, C., Chae, K., Wu, J., & Pernice-Kowalczyk, S. (2017). Development and validation of Chinese version of College Stress Inventory. Journal of Asia Pacific Counseling, 7, 47 – 61.

Walters, C., & Chae, K. (2016). Transitioning from at-risk to STARs: Using counseling-based interventions with students on academic probation. In S. Whalen (Ed.), Proceedings of the 12th National Symposium on Student Retention (pp. 477 – 485). Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma.

McAdams, C. R., Chae, K., Foster, V. A., Lloyd-Hazlett, J., Joe, R., & Riechel, M. K. (2015).
Perceptions of the first family counseling sessions: Why families come back. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 26, 253 – 268.

Kim, K. H., Lee, H., Chae, K., Andersen, L., & Lawrence, C. (2011). Creativity and Confucianism among American and Korean educators. Creativity Research Journal, 23, 357-371.

National Conferences

Chae. K. (March 30, 2019). Job search for counselor education in US. Korean Counseling Association – International Chapter Conference in American Counseling Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Walters, C. W., Chae. K., & Hunt, T. (November 3, 2016). Transitioning from at-risk to STARs: Using counseling-based interventions with students on academic probation. National Symposium on Student Retention, Norfolk, VA.

Chuang, C., Chae. K., & Wu, J. (August, 1, 2016). Developing College Self-Efficacy, Distress, and Stress Inventory for use with Chinese populations. Lilly Conference, Asheville, NC.

Appiah-Boateng, A., & Chae. K. (October 9, 2015). Masculine norms and boys’ bullying behavior. Association of Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Chae. K., McDonald, A., & Blackstock, J. (October 10, 2015). Exploring mental health needs of children in rural areas and challenges in receiving appropriate mental health care in rural schools. Association of Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Chae. K. (October 19, 2013). Development of the Chae Optimal Supervision Environment Test (COSET): Measuring the supervision environment from the supervisee’s perspective.Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Denver, CO.

Riechel, M. C., Chae. K., & Robertson, D. (March, 24, 2013). Invigorating group supervision: An empirically-based application of group theory and practice. American Counseling Association Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

Robertson, D., & Chae. K. (February 16, 2013). Teaching psychopathology with a global perspective. Cross-Cultural Issues in Counseling & Education Conference, Savannah, GA.

Chae. K. (July 13, 2012). A “good enough” supervision environment: Examination of factors related to the adult attachment and adult developmental theories. Association of Adult Development and Aging Summer Conference, Williamsburg, VA.

Gho, J., Nelson, G. F., & Chae. K. (March 29, 2007). Marital employment in childhood and adult daughters and mothers’ perceived relationship quality in Korea: A qualitative study. Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Boston, MA.

State Conferences

Ricks, J., & Chae. K. (October 13, 2018). Teaching counseling assessment utilizing experiential and service-learning approaches. Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Daniel, P.*, & Chae. K. (October 12, 2018). Breaking barriers one session at a time: Promoting counseling among minority college students. Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Battle, D.*, & Chae. K. (October 12. 2018). Using best practices to promote self-efficacy among minority college students. Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Chae. K. (February 1, 2018). Building your own counseling assessment tool. North Carolina Counseling Association Annual Conference, Durham, NC.

Chae. K. (October 7, 2016). Challenges and opportunities for improving to mental health treatment in rural schools. Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Chae. K., & Blackstock, J.* (February, 18, 2016). Rural children, real challenges: Trends in treatment and barriers to mental health care for rural children. North Carolina Counseling Association Annual Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Simon, S.* & Chae. K., (February 18, 2016). Effective online treatment programs for female rape victims suffering from PTSD. North Carolina Counseling Association Annual Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Kelly, K. C.*, Henderson, M.*, McDonald, A., & Chae. K. (February 12, 2015). School counselors’ perceptions of mental health needs of children and adolescents. North Carolina Counseling Association Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Chae. K. (January 27, 2014). Demystifying the professorship. North Carolina Counseling Association Conference, Pinehurst, NC.

Chae. K. (February 23, 2013). VACES 2012 Research Grant Winner. Development of the Optimal Supervision Environment Test (OSET). Virginia Association of Counselor Education and Supervision Graduate Student Conference, Harrisonburg, VA.

Chae. K. (September 29, 2012). Integrating developmental supervision theories and attachment theory toward a meaningful supervisory relationship. Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Conference, Savannah, GA.

Chae. K. (November 15, 2012). A “good enough” supervision environment: Examination of factors related to the adult attachment theory and constructive developmental theory. Virginia Counselor Association Conference, Fredericksburg, VA.

Chae. K. (February 25, 2012). Group supervision in counselor education: An empirically-based application of group theory and practice. Virginia Association of Counselor Education and Supervision Graduate Student Conference, Lynchburg, VA.

Riechel, M. C., Chae. K., Miller, D., Kayanan, J., & Robertson, D. (November 11, 2011).
Invigorating group supervision: An empirically-based application of group theory and practice. Virginia Counselors Association Annual Convention, Portsmouth, VA.

Local Conferences

Peele, J., Pryor, S., Woodside, S., Savage, T., Akers, W. P., Chae. K., Hardy, V. L., Jones, S. J., Locklear, C. E., & Stargell, N. (April 15, 2019). Addressing school safety through a student support lens. Poster presentation at the 3rd Annual UNCP Research Creativity Showcase, Pembroke, NC

Chae. K. (April 15, 2019). Perception of the first family counseling session: Why families come back. Community Health & Wellness Symposium, Pembroke, NC.

Chae. K., Woodside, S., & Peele, J. (April 5, 2019). Community Resiliency Model: Helping children learn wellness skills. 11th Annual Southeast Region of NC Counselors’ Drive-In Workshop for Area Counselors, Pembroke, NC.

Chae. K., Battle, D.*, & Clancy, A.* (April 6, 2018). The impact of self-efficacy on minority college students’ academic achievement. 11th Annual Southeast Region of NC Counselors’ Drive-In Workshop for Area Counselors, Pembroke, NC.

Chae. K. (April 29, 2016). Challenges in school mental health care: School counselors’ perspectives. 9th Annual Southeast Region of NC Counselors’ Drive-In Workshop for Area Counselors, Pembroke, NC.

Chae. K. (April 29, 2016). Getting to know yourself to help others: Improving self-awareness. 9th Annual Southeast Region of NC Counselors’ Drive-In Workshop for Area Counselors, Pembroke, NC.

Chae. K. (December 7, 2015). Exploring mental health needs of children in rural areas and challenges in receiving appropriate mental health care in rural schools. SOAR2 Conference, Pembroke, NC.

Chae. K. (March 27, 2015). Ethical and legal issues in working with minors in schools. 8th Annual Southeast Region of NC Counselors’ Drive-In Workshop for Area Counselors, Pembroke, NC.

Chae. K. (March 28, 2014). The spirit of counseling: Using code of ethics to explore our profession [Keynote Speaker]. 7th Annual Southeast Region of NC Drive-In Workshop for Area Counselors, Pembroke, NC.

Chae. K. (March 28, 2014). The spirit of counseling 2: Using case studies to explore multiculturalism. 7th Annual Southeast Region of NC Drive-In Workshop for Area Counselors, Pembroke, NC.

  • Illinois Counseling Association (ICA)
  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors (ACES)
  • Korea Counseling Association (KCA)
  • Korea Counseling Association – International Chapter (KCA – IC)