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CURRICULUM VITA

GUY ILAGAN
Assistant Professor

The Citadel
School of Education
171 Moultrie Street
Charleston, SC 29409
Office: 843.953.5097

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727 Corral Drive

Charleston, SC 29414

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843-693-9269

Education

Degree Earned Major Institution
Ph.D.

Ph.D. Educational Leadership

 

Dissertation: EXAMINING CLIENT MOTIVATION AND COUNSELING OUTCOME IN A UNIVERSITY MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC

Clemson University
Clemson, SC
M.Ed.

Clinical Counseling

The Citadel
Charleston, SC
B.S. Psychology College of Charleston
Charleston, SC

Licensures and Certifications

  • 1997 to Present  SC Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor   #2645
  • 1994 to Present  National Board Certified Counselor    #37539
  • 1993 to Present  SC Licensed Professional Counselor   #2090

Faculty Appointments

Date Position Employer
August 2012 to present

Assistant Professor

 

Courses Taught
Basic Counseling Skills
School Counseling Practicum
School Counseling Internship
Counseling Theories and Practice
Student Development Services

The Citadel
School of Education
Division of Counselor Education (CACREP accredited)
July 2011  to August 2012

Associate Regional Dean, South Area

  • Recruited, trained, and supervised nine (9) corporate site deans
  • Maintained academic quality and corporate partner satisfaction

Courses Taught
Social Psychology

Strayer University

Onsite Programs (corporate-site campuses)

January 2011 to July 2012

Associate Program Dean

  • Coordinated courses and programs for corporate site professionals
  • Recruited, hired, and provided leadership for seven (7) professors

Courses Taught
Introductory Psychology
Social Psychology
Introductory Sociology
Sociology of Developing Countries
Philosophy and Religion

Strayer University

Onsite Programs (corporate-site campuses)

Adjunct Faculty Appointments

September 2010 to July 2012

Social Sciences Faculty


Courses Taught
Human Adjustment (Introductory Psychology)

Strayer University - Onsite Programs

Verizon Wireless Call Center

April 2002 to July 2010

Adjunct Faculty

 

Courses Taught
Sexual Behavior and Relationships

College of Charleston
Charleston, SC – Health and Human Performance
August 1999 to December 2010

Adjunct Faculty

 

Courses Taught
Abnormal Psychology
Introductory Psychology
Career Exploration (Co-Developed)
College Skills/Freshman Seminar

Trident Technical College, SC – Behavioral Sciences

Professional Organizations

  • South Carolina College Personnel Association (SCCPA)
  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
  • South Carolina Counseling Association (SCCA)
  • South Carolina School Counselor Association (SCSCA)
  • Tri-County Counseling Association (TCCA)

Clinical Experience

November 1994 to Present

Private Counseling Practice, Part-time

Counselor, Clinical Supervisor

· Provide mental health counseling to individuals and couples

· Conduct corporate training and consultation

November 2008 to Dec 2010

College of Charleston Counseling and Substance Abuse Services

Associate Director

Provided leadership for:

Clinicians using brief counseling models for an array of client concerns

Campus Health Education

Interventions for campus populations at risk of non-persistence

Graduate interns

Federal wellness program grants (Primary Investigator)

Environmental strategies to reduce high-risk substance use

Collaboration with campus/community partners

Supervised (8-10):

Mental health counselors

Health Educators

AOD Prevention and Enforcement Coordinator

Campus/Community Prevention Coordinators

Graduate Interns/Practicum students

January 2006 to November 2008

College of Charleston

Counseling and Substance Abuse Services

Associate Director for Alcohol and Other Drug Concerns

Provided leadership for:

Utilizing brief counseling models for an array of client concerns

Harm-reduction strategies to reduce high-risk substance use

Supervised:

AOD Prevention and Enforcement Coordinator

Graduate Assistant

Graduate Interns/Practicum students

April 2002 to January 2006

College of Charleston

Counseling and Substance Abuse Services

Substance Abuse Services Coordinator

Supervised:

• AOD Prevention and Enforcement Coordinator

• Clinical Counselors

• Counseling Interns

• Graduate Assistant

• 8 Undergraduate Peer Health Educator

Accomplishments:

• Created peer counseling program

• Utilized research-based treatment models

• Oversaw environmental strategies for campus and community

• Developed Campus Action Team

• Maintained an active peer education program

• Implemented online alcohol course for all incoming students

• Creation of www.cofc.edu/betterthingstodo informational website

September 2001 to April 2002

College of Charleston - Counseling and Substance Abuse Services

Substance Abuse Counselor, Part-Time

Provided personal counseling to students

Served as interim substance abuse services coordinator

January 2001 to July 2001

Completed an end-to-end hike of the 2186-mile Appalachian Trail

June 1995 to August 2000

Trident Technical College, Student Affairs

Counselor

Provided personal and career counseling

Conducted academic advising

Supervised graduate interns

Coordinated counseling referral system

November 1993 to May 1995

Carolina Youth Development, Horizon House Clinical Day Program

Clinical Counselor

Implemented a multi-systemic counseling approach for students and their families

January 1991 to November 1993

The Kennedy Center - Berkeley County Commission on AOD Abuse

Treatment Counselor

Provided individual, family, group, and multiple family therapy

Coordinated outpatient treatment services for criminal offenders

May 1990 to January 1991

Medical University of South Carolina, Institute of Psychiatry

Research Assistant for Executive Medical Director

Conducted research studies on depression and schizophrenia

Trained research assistants and volunteers for other investigators

May 1989 to May 1990

Medical University of South Carolina, Institute of Psychiatry

Therapeutic Assistant

• Functioned as a treatment team member to assess, plan, and implement care

to patients with severe psychiatric disorder

 

College-Wide Committees

  • School of Education Dean Search Committee

  • The National Coalition Building Institute

  • Institutional Review Board

  • Institutional Diversity Programming, Planning, and Implementation Advisory Committee

  • Special Working Group for Employee Policy on Alcohol and Illicit Drug Testing

  • Retention Committee: Data Action Group

  • Safe Zone Implementation Group

  • Clean Slate Committee

  • College Community Coalition, Co-chair

  • President’s AOD Task Force, Co-chair

  • South Carolina Underage Drinking Task Force

  • South Carolina Statewide Initiative on College Drinking

  • Campus Action Team, Co-Chair

  • Institutional Review Board

  • Institutional Effectiveness Committee - for S.A.C.S. re-accreditation

  • Academic and Financial Aid Suspension Appeals Committee, Chair

Division Committees

  • Student Affairs Judicial Committee, Chair
  • Student Affairs Staff Development Committee, Chair
  • Student Affairs Goals and Objectives Committee

National Committees

  • SC Coordinator: Network Addressing Collegiate AoD issues

Publications

Ilagan, G. (2010). Examining client motivation and counseling outcome in a university mental health clinic. Available from Dissertations & Theses: Full Text. (Publication No. AAT 3389249).

Havice, P.A., Havice, W.L., Cawthon, T. W., Ilagan, G. E. (2009). Using Desktop Videoconferencing to Promote Collaboration and Graduate Student Success: A Virtual Advising System. The Mentor: An Academic Advising Journal. 12(1).

Ilagan, Guy (1998).  Santa Blahs: Preventative strategies for the holiday blues. Carolina Healthcare Business, 4(16).

Presentations

3/1/2013 Ilagan, G., Ilagan, D., and McKenzie, S. Client motivation level as a predictor of counseling outcome in a university setting. South Carolina Counseling Association, 49th Annual Conference, Hilton Head, SC
1/24/2013 Managing high demand in university counseling centers: An overview of recent findings, including a controversial possibility. Georgia College Counseling Association, 20th Annual Conference, St. Simons Island, GA
11/10/2012 Ilagan, G., & Ilagan, J. Initiating relationships: decisions, strategies, and skills. BarCamp Charleston: An international network of user-generated conferences focused around technology and the Web Charleston ,SC
11/3/2012 Ilagan, G., & Ilagan, D. Assessing your counselee’s readiness for change South Carolina School Counsling Association, 29th Annual Fall Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC
10/19/2012 Ilagan, G., Wolin, N., & Jones, J. Counseling outcomes for interns South Carolina College Personnel Association Conference, "Building Bridges" Charleston, SC
6/7/2012 Ilagan, G., & Ilagan, D. No teacher left behind: Battling teacher burnout Charleston Educator Symposium, Charleston , SC
3/15/2012 Teambuilding and Best Practice for Successful Collaboration
Training for Community Housing Development Organization – Georgetown, SC
2/22/12 Assessing Leadership Style: Appreciating your strengths and knowing what areas to bolster
Verizon Wireless Training Staff – Tampa, FL
6/21/11 Ilagan, G. and Ilagan, D., Leadership Alert!  Burnout Among SC's First Year Teachers
2011 Summer Leadership Institute – Myrtle Beach, SC
5/11/11 Stress-coping for leaders
Training for Verizon Wireless supervisors (50) Verizon Wireless Call Center --Charleston, SC
5/11/11 Brief motivational strategies for college students: A brief overview
Dr. Ilagan's 2009 outcomes study, best practices, and motivational interventions.
Pastoral Care and Counseling Symposium - Charleston, SC
5/6/11 Brief motivational strategies: Helping clients address tough habits
Helping Professionals Network – Charleston, SC
5/5/11 Pursuing work and life balance
A workshop for the Director and Associate Directors Verizon Wireless Call Center --Charleston, SC
3/30/11 Mental Rehearsal for Optimal Performance.
Presented to Lowcountry Highrollers women’s flat track roller derby team Charleston, SC
1/27/11 Ilagan, G. and Ilagan, D., Burnout among First Year Teachers: Collaborative Approaches for a Complex Problem.
Presented at 23rd Annual Conference, South Carolina Educators for the Practical Use of Research.
11/12/10 Staying on Track with Your Clients’ Change-Readiness
Workshop for Tri-County Counseling Association, North Charleston, SC
10/21/10 Teambuilding, Stress Coping, and Transforming Your Job
Staff Retreat for Student Support Services - Trident Technical College Embassy Suites, North Charleston, SC
10/1-3/10 Outdoor Team Building Retreat for Women’s Sports Team
Three-day guided backpacking trek. Foothills Trail, SC
6/25-27 /10 Advanced Outdoor Leadership Retreat for Women’s Sports Team
Three-day camping trip with guided canyoneering trek. Bonas Defeat Gorge, NC
3/19/10 Introductory Training in Motivational Interviewing
Workshop for Athletic Training Students, Charleston SC
6/9/09 Managing Town-Gown Relations through Student and Civic Engagement
NASPA Region III Summer Symposium, Charleston, SC
4/19/08 Motivational Interviewing: Overview and Practice
Webster University, Charleston, SC
4/11-13/08 Outdoor Leadership Retreat: For Student Leaders in Campus Wellness
Backpacking in Mountain Bridge Wilderness, SC
3/31/008 Substance Abuse and Athletic Performance
Athletic Training Students, College of Charleston, SC
2/27-29/08 Peer Education: Creating, Maintaining, and Enjoying Peer Education
Georgia College Personnel Association 2008 Annual Conference
2/26/08 Backpacking Essentials Series: Planning your next trip.
Campus Recreation Services, College of Charleston, SC
2/19/08 Backpacking Essentials Series: Backpacking in the winter?
Campus Recreation Services, College of Charleston, SC
2/12/08 Backpacking Essentials Series: What should I bring to eat and how do I cook it?
Campus Recreation Services, College of Charleston, SC
2/5/08 Backpacking Essentials Series:  What do I need to start backpacking?
Campus Recreation Services, College of Charleston, SC
1/31/08 Coping with Stress
College of Charleston Office of Multicultural Student Programs and Services, SC
12/6/07 Motivational Interviewing: Overview and Practice
Webster University, Charleston, SC
11/7/07 Presentation on “Athletes, Substance Abuse, and Peak Performance
College of Charleston Women’s Softball Team, SC
10/30/07 Experiential Teambuilding
Call Me Mister Program, College of Charleston, SC
10/12-14/07 Prevention Intern Outdoor Leadership Retreat
Backpacking in Mountain Bridge Wilderness, SC
7/20-22/07 Peer Educator Outdoor Leadership Retreat
Bonas Defeat Gorge, NC
6/8-10/07 Advanced Outdoor Leadership Retreat Educational Leaders
Bonas Defeat Gorge, NC
1/30/07 Presented at SC Senate Sub-Committee hearing on the Preventing Underage Drinking and Alcohol Access Act
Columbia, SC
10/6-7/06 Leadership: An Experiential Outdoor Approach
Edisto River, SC
8/20/06 Athletes, Substance Abuse, and Peak Performance
Athletics Orientation -- College of Charleston
7/28-30/06 Peer Educator Outdoor Leadership Retreat
Bonas Defeat Gorge, NC
4/14-15/06 Peer Educator Outdoor Leadership Retreat
Bonas Defeat Gorge, NC
4/4-5/06 Peer Education and Student Leadership
Summit by the Lake -- Clemson University
2/8/06 Using Jungian Therapy
College of Charleston
1/18/06 Counselor Effectiveness Indicators
College of Charleston
11/29/05 Helping Teammates Overcome Cocaine Use
Student Athlete Advisors -- College of Charleston
11/4-6/05 Peer Educator Experiential Leadership Retreat
Hunting Island, SC
9/28/05 Cocaine Dependence in College
College of Charleston
9/16/06 Key Therapeutic Skills – Counselor Effectiveness Indicators
College of Charleston
7/8-10/05 Peer Educator Experiential Leadership Retreat
Pisgah National Forest
4/8-9/05 Peer Educator Outdoor Leadership Retreat
Tuckaseegee Gorge, NC
3/8-9/05 Involving College Administrators in Prevention
South Carolina Statewide Initiative on College Drinking - Clemson University
1/21/05 Social Host Training
College of Charleston
1/18/06 Counselor Effectiveness Indicators
College of Charleston
10/29/04 A Reality Therapy Primer
College of Charleston
9/11/04 Social Host Training
College of Charleston
8/9/04 Campus Substance Abuse and How to Intervene
Residence Hall Directors – College of Charleston, Clemson, SC
4/21-22/04 Involving administrators in college AOD prevention
South Carolina Statewide Initiative on College Drinking
3/27/04 Campus Substance Prevention Services
Parent Council -- College of Charleston
2/6/04 Key Therapeutic Skills – Counselor Effectiveness Indicators
Charleston Center – Inpatient AOD staff
2/21//03 Duty to warn: Report-making as an intervention for enhancing therapeutic relationship and client responsibility
Counseling and Wellness center staff - College of Charleston
12/5/03 Identifying and Assisting Students in Distress
New Faculty Seminar - College of Charleston
12/5/03 Prevention at College of Charleston
North Carolina/South Carolina Network - College of Charleston
10/4/03 Substance Abuse Prevention at College of Charleston
Association of Student Judicial Affairs Conference - College of Charleston
9/18-20/03 Represented SC colleges and presented prevention marketing campaign
Department of Justice – Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws national Conference, Atlanta, GA
9/17/03 Prevention Strategies at College of Charleston
Presentation to Faculty - College of Charleston
9/17/03 Identifying and Assisting Students in Distress
Faculty Development Seminar - College of Charleston
9/13/03 Social Host Training
College of Charleston
8/27/03 Alcohol and Athletes
Swim team -- College of Charleston
8/19/03 Training for Resident Assistants on suicide
College of Charleston
8/6/03 Advanced Communication Skills
Residence Hall Directors -- College of Charleston
6/23/03 Prevention at College of Charleston
Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services, Columbia SC
4/21-22/03 Substance Abuse Prevention at College of Charleston
South Carolina Statewide Initiative on College Drinking, Clemson University
1/24/03 Social Host Training
College of Charleston
2/21/02 Choosing healthier roles in relationships
College of Charleston
1/5/02 Team building
Annual Planning Meeting - John Wesley United Methodist Church, Charleston, SC
3/13/00 Stress management at work
South Carolina Health Systems Pharmacists Conference, Hilton Head, SC
3/6/00 Team building 
National Conference for Development Personnel at the Two-Year College, Charleston, SC
1/8/00 Team building
Annual Planning Meeting - John Wesley United Methodist Church, Charleston, SC
11/4/99 Walking clients through the maze:  key therapeutic skills for career development professionals 
1999 International Career Development Conference - San Diego, CA
10/11/99

Leadership secrets:  principles for managing conflict and negative stress

1999 South Carolina Technical Colleges’ Student Leadership Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC

9/30/99 Walking students through the maze: key therapeutic skills for career counselors
South Carolina Technical College Counselors Conference, Columbia, SC
5/13/99

Facilitated discussion (among area youth) on reactions to the Littleton, Colorado shootings

John Wesley United Methodist Church, Charleston, SC

4/22/99 Handling stress while training for the behavioral sciences
Presentation for nursing students at Trident Technical College, Charleston, SC
3/19//99 Codependency: moving towards healthier relationships
Trident Technical College Student, Charleston, SC
2/16/99 Career counseling strategies
The Citadel, Charleston, SC
1/30/99 Career survival skills
South Carolina Association of Dental Hygiene Students Conference, Charleston, SC
12/15/98 Personality type in the workplace: using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Organizational Report
Trident Technical College Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting programs, Charleston, SC
11/3/98 Parenting teens: dealing with substance abuse
Presentation for parents at First Baptist Church of Mt. Pleasant, Mt. Pleasant, SC
10/20/98 Dream work: an introduction to dream analysis
Workshop for professional counselors, Charleston, SC
9/26/98 Making the most of conflict: managing your shadow
The South Carolina Technical Colleges’ Student Leadership Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC
9/26/98 Self-concept and personal effectiveness: motivating yourself and others
South Carolina Technical Colleges’ Student Leadership Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC
9/24/98 Dream work: an introduction to dream analysis
South Carolina Technical College Counselors Conference, Greenville, SC
9/4/98 Advanced listening skills
Trident Technical College Student Affairs, Charleston, SC
9/16/98 Study secrets revealed!
Trident Technical College Student Success Conference, Charleston, SC
5/22/98 Jung and play: the theory behind the therapy
New Hope for Children Treatment Center, Charleston, SC
5/18/98 Conflict at work
Trident Technical College Financial Aid staff retreat, Mt. Pleasant, SC
3/3/98 Reality Therapy
Berkeley Community Mental Health Center, Moncks Corner, SC
10/18/97 Peer pressure and choices
Presentation to the student body of C.C. Blaney Elementary School, Hollywood, SC
5/13/97 Myers-Briggs Personality Types and work conflict
Trident Technical College Financial Aid staff retreat, Mt. Pleasant, SC
2/11/97 Managing conflict at work
Presentation to Alumax/ALCOA Leadership Teams, Goose Creek, SC
2/28/97 Making the most of work conflict (Carl G. Jung)
New Directions in Student Development Conference, Greenwood, SC
9/17/97 Bringing out your worst: Jung’s transcendent function
South Carolina Technical College Counselors Conference, Hilton Head, SC
7/19/97 Working with parents to keep their kids off drugs
Workshop for Licensed Professional Counselors, First Christian Church, Charleston, SC
12/10/97 Understanding your shadow
Workshop at the Pastoral Counselor’s Monthly Breakfast, Charleston, SC
11/1/97 Helping the over-helper: understanding and treating inappropriate helping relationships 
Presentation made to SC professional counselors, Charleston, SC
3/21/97 Reality therapy and control theory in counseling and classrooms
Trident Technical College, Charleston, SC
2/12/97 Dealing with difficult students
Presentation to faculty at Trident Technical College, Charleston, SC
9/19/96 Codependency and business behavior
Presentation made for Secretaries International, Summerville, SC
9/17/96 Stress management for the real world
Trident Technical College Institutional Research Staff Retreat, Mt. Pleasant, SC
5/14/96 Team building
Trident Technical College Financial Aid Staff Retreat Mt. Pleasant, SC
2/22/96 Early Alert: creating a counseling referral system
New Directions in Student Development Conference Charleston, SC
1/27/96 Codependence and business behavior
Trident Technical College Student Affairs Professional Development Seminar, Charleston, SC

Specialized Trainings Received

1/22/13 to 3/11/13

Online teaching faculty academy

The Citadel

10/6/10

Advanced training for online teaching and learning

Strayer University

5/4-5/10 Advanced Level Motivational Interviewing Training, Richmond, VA
5/4/05 Clinical supervision skills in behavioral health: Ethical and best practices issues, Columbia, SC
10/16-19/03 The U.S. Department of Education’s 17th Annual National Meeting on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention in Higher Education, Austin, TX
9/18-20/03 Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws National Conference, Atlanta, GA
3/31-4/2/03 Motivational Interviewing, New York, NY
7/2/03 Environmental Strategies for Reducing College Substance Abuse, Columbia, SC
11/21-24/02 The U.S. Department of Education’s 17th Annual National Meeting on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention in Higher Education, Seattle, WA
9/15/00 Supervision of Supervision, Columbia, SC
8/18/00 Supervision of Supervision, Greenville, SC
11/3-5/99 1999 International career development conference, San Diego, CA
4/16/99 Integrating Strong Interest Inventory and Myers Briggs, Charleston, SC
4/9&23/99 Implications of student sexual orientation for providers of student services, Charleston, SC
11/4-6/98 1998 International career development conference, Reno, NV
2/20/98 Reflections on the clinical and religious dimensions of Carl G. Jung, Columbia, SC
9/17-18/97 SC technical college counselors: Counseling, collaborating, consulting, Hilton Head, SC
9/13/96 Supervision of supervision, Columbia, SC
8/23/96 Supervision of supervision I, Greenville, SC
8/9/96 Supervision of supervision II, Greenville, SC
8/15/97 Supervision II: Beyond the supervisor identity, Greenville, SC
3/9/96 Stress and disease, Charleston, SC
9/20/95 Meeting the challenges of the supervisory relationship, Charleston, SC
9/13/96 Supervision of supervision, Columbia, SC
8/23/96 Supervision of supervision I, Greenville, SC
8/9/96 Supervision of supervision II, Greenville, SC
3/9/96 Stress and disease, Charleston, SC
1/26/95 Clinical day programming for severe emotional and behavioral problems, Charleston, SC
10/14/94 Advanced assessment techniques for child sexual abuse, Charleston, SC
10/7/94 Dissociative identity disorder in children and adolescents, Charleston, SC
3/8-10/94 Treatment of sexual abuse, Hilton Head, SC
5/22/93 Family systems approach to family therapy, Moncks Corner, SC
5/15/93 Reality Therapy, McCormick, SC
5/7/93 Using Jungian theory creatively within the clinical arena, McCormick, SC
1/15/93 Assessment and case management of the criminal mind, Columbia, SC
2/13/92 Multiple Family Therapy, Florence, SC
10/4/91 Through the wilderness:  Exploring men’s issues, Charleston, SC
9/12/91 Group Therapy II, Santee, SC
5/7/91 Treating adult incest survivors, Charleston, SC
3/22/91 Group Therapy I, Santee, SC

Awards

2007 ADDY Award for wellness program marketing materials
2006 Prevention Excellence Award from Outside the Classroom
1990 M.U.S.C. Psychiatry Clinical Excellence Award

Grants

2008/2011 Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Discretionary Program: University/College Initiative
2004/2005 Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws grant
Project:  Better Things to Do
2003/2004 Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws grant
“SC Model Program”
Project:  Better Things to Do
2002/2003 Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws grant
Project:  Better Things to Do