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Chadwick W Royal

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Title:
Associate Professor, Counselor Education Program
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Email:
croyal@nccu.edu
Phone:
(919) 530-6465
Fax:
(919) 530-7522
Office:
2127 H. M. Michaux, Jr. School of Education Building

Biography

Chadwick Royal, PhD, LPCS is an Associate Professor in the Counselor Education Program at North Carolina Central University. He is a past chair of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Technology Interest Network and has served on the American Counseling Association’s Cyberspace and Technology Task Force. He is a co-author of the textbook, Counselor as Consultant, published by SAGE in 2014.

He is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor as well as a licensed school counselor in North Carolina, and has nearly 20 years of experience as a professional counselor. His research interests center around the use of technology in counseling, counselor training, and counselor supervision.

He is currently engaged in a research study on "digital wellness" - collecting data related to our use of technology in work, leisure, and relationships with others. He is investigating the relationship between the use of technology and our physical health, stress levels, sense of worth, sense of control, emotional coping, and relationships.

Research Interests

The use of technology in counseling, counselor training, and counselor supervision.

"Digital wellness": A way of using technology that promotes optimal health and well-being in which body, mind, and spirit are integrated by the individual to live more fully within the human, natural, and digital community. Ideally, it is the optimum state of health and well-being that each individual using technology is capable of achieving.

Education

PhD North Carolina State University 1999
MS University of North Carolina, Greensboro 1996
BA North Carolina State University 1993

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Selected Publications

1. Paylor, S. , & Royal, C. (2015). Assessing the Effectiveness of EMDR in the Treatment of Sexual Trauma. The Practitioner Scholar: Journal of Counseling and Professional Psychology, 4, 111-116.
2. Royal, C. ., & Wade, W. , & Nickel, H. (2015). Career development and vocational behavior of adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, 31, 54-63.
3. Scott, D. , & Royal, C. , & Kissinger, D. (2013). (TEXTBOOK). Counselor as Consultant, SAGE.
4. Huebner, E. , & Royal, C. (2013). Beyond self-actualization: Voluntary midlife career transitions and implications for career counselors. Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, 29, 37-44.
5. Royal, C. (2009). Occupation. n American Counseling Association (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Counseling, 374.
6. Royal, C. W., & Sawyer-Kurian, K. M., & Moody, E. E., & Newsome, G. (2009). Digital Audio Technology in Counselor Education - A Qualitative Evaluation of Podcasting Use. NC Perspectives - A Journal of the North Carolina Counseling Association, 2, 42-52.
7. Moody, E. E., & Royal, C. W., & Newsome, G. (2008). How a sample of Cubans and Floridians coped with the 2004 hurricane season. The Journal of Trauma Counseling International, 2.
8. Royal, C. W. (2007, April/May). Podcasting in Career Development. Career Convergence - a Magazine of the National Career Development Association.
9. Royal, C. W., & Baker, S. B. (2005). Effects of a deliberate moral education program on parents of elementary school students. Journal of Moral Education, 34, 215-230.
 
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