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Dr. Lauren Roscoe

Professor, Psychology Division

(503) 838-8133 | roscoel@wou.edu | TODD 326

Education

 

Ph.D. (2004) in Counseling Psychology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
(APA-Accredited Program); Dissertation: The creation and validation of a wellness assessment: The Wellness Card Sort (WCS)

 

M.A. (2001) in Counseling Psychology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
Thesis: The role of social cognitive career theory and personality variables in predicting career congruence, satisfaction, and decidedness

 

B.B.A (1999) from University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
Major: Human Resources Management, Second Major: Psychology

 

 

Professional Experience

 

Full Professor (9/14 to present)
Western Oregon University, Psychology Division

 

Associate Professor (8/09-9/14)
Western Oregon University, Psychology Division

 

Visiting Professor (6/2012)
Guangxi Medical University, International Program, Nanning, China

 

Assistant Professor (8/04-8/09)
Western Oregon University, Psychology Division

 

Instructor (1/02-8/03)
Department of Psychology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
PSYC 340, Introduction to Clinical and Counseling Psychology

 

Instructor (6/02-8/02)
Department of Psychology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
PSYC 102, Introductory Psychology

 

 

Clinical Experience


Staff Psychologist
(9/08-Present)
Counseling Services, Bishop Wellness Center, Willamette University

 

Career Counselor (9/08-5/12)
Willamette Career Center, Willamette University

 

Psychologist Resident (9/05-9/08)
Counseling Services, Bishop Wellness Center, Willamette University

 

APA Accredited Predoctoral Internship in Professional Psychology (8/03-8/04)
University of Florida Counseling Center, Gainesville, Florida

 

Granted Licensure as a Psychologist in Oregon, October, 2008

 

 

Awards and Honors

 

NACADA Faculty Advisor of the Year Award (2014)
Academic Advisor of the Year (2012)
OAS Outstanding Educator Award in Higher Education (2011)
Psychology Faculty of the Year by WOUPSA club (2011)
Nominated and Finalist for Pastega Excellence in Teaching Award (2010, 2011)
ASWOU Club Faculty Advisor of the Year (2010)
Nominated Outstanding Faculty Advisor of the Year (2004-05, 05-06, 06-07)
Teaching contributions recognized by Disability Services, Western Oregon University (2005)

 

Undergraduate Courses

 

Introductory Psychology (PSY 202)
Introduction to the Psychology Major: Careers and Opportunities (PSY 300)
Graduate Study in Psychology (PSY 398)
Interview and Appraisal (PSY 423)
Theories of Personality (PSY 435)
Abnormal Psychology (PSY 450)
Introduction to Clinical and Counseling Psychology (PSY 340, SIUC)
Introduction to Psychology (PSY 102, SIUC)

 

Recent Publications/Presentations

 

Roscoe, L., & McMahan, E., (2014). Outcomes of Introduction to the Psychology Major: Careers and Opportunities course. Teaching of Psychology, 41, 110-114.

 

Cooley, E., Toray, T., & Roscoe, L. (2013). Assessing Effective Coping with Bereavement in College Students: The Reactions to Loss Scale. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 68 (3), 237-253.

 

Lenz, A. S. & Roscoe, L. J. (2011). Personal Wellness Card Sort: A strategy for promoting relational healing. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 6, 69-83. doi:10.1080/15401383.2011.562755

 

Cooley, E., Toray, T., & Roscoe, L. (2010). Reactions to Loss Scale: Assessing grief in college students. OMEGA: Journal of Death and Dying, 61, 25-51.

 

Roscoe, L. J. (2009). Wellness: A review of theory and measurement for counselors. Journal of Counseling and Development, 87(2), 216-226.

 

Roscoe, L. J., & Strapp, C. (2009). Increasing students’ preparedness through a professional issues course. Teaching of Psychology, 36, 18-23.

 

Conference Presentations

 

Strapp, C., Drapela, D., & Henderson, C., Roscoe, L (2015, April). Careers in Psychology: Students’ Perceptions of Required Education and Anticipated Income. Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Conference, Red Rock, Nevada.

 

Strapp, C. M., Hoover, S. M., Ito, A., Foster, K. D., & Roth, K. M. & Roscoe, L. (2015, April). Psychology alumni stories: The path from graduation to career. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association, Red Rock, Nevada.

 

Strapp, C., Roscoe, L., Nascimento, E., Drapela, D., & Henderson, C. (2014). Perceptions of Educational Requirements and Expected Earnings for Careers in Psychology. Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Conference, Portland, Oregon.

 

Strapp, C., Hoover, S., Roscoe, L., & Nascimento, E. (2014). Sharing Stories: Connecting Psychology Undergraduates and Alumni to Facilitate Career Development. Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association Conference, Portland, Oregon.

 

Roscoe, L., Strapp, C., McMahan, E., & Savicki, V. (2013). Beyond the Classroom: Creating Career and Personal Growth Opportunities Through Activities and Community Involvement. Symposium presented at the 93rd annual meeting of Western Psychological Association, Reno, NV.

 

Roscoe, L., & McMahan, E., (2012). Outcomes of Introduction to the Psychology Major: Careers and Opportunities course. Poster presented at the 92nd annual meeting of Western Psychological Association, Burlingame, CA.

Cooley, E., Toray, T., Roscoe, L., McMahan, E., Willhite, K, Verba, D., Buckingham, D., Carlson, K., Moustafa, N., & Tidwell, A. (2011). The Reactions to Loss Scale: Finding Resilience in College Bereavement. Poster presented at the 91st annual meeting of Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

 

Roscoe, L. (2010). Life after graduate school: Navigating your career path. An invited Psi Chi speaker at the 90th annual meeting of Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.

 

Cooley, E., Roscoe, L., Toray, T., Cuperus, M., Hendrix, T., Willhite, K, & Taylor, J. (2010). Resilience to loss: The role of agency and positive affect. Poster presented at the 90th annual meeting of Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.

 

Roscoe, L. (2009). Work-life balance in graduate school: Tips on how to juggle your many roles. An invited Psi Chi speaker at the 89th annual meeting of Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

 

Cooley, E., Toray, T., Roscoe, L., VanHook, D., Mattiazzi, A., Riverra, E., Valdez, N., & Bjarnson (2009). Reacting to loss: Resilience and emotional distress. Poster presented at the 89th annual meeting of Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

 

Roscoe, L. (2008). Graduate School Application and Interviews: The Do’s. An invited Psi Chi speaker at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.

 

Cooley, E., Toray, T., Roscoe, L., Hutmacher, M., & Valdez, N. (2008). Attachment and Attachment change as predictors of eating pathology. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.

 

Cooley, E., Toray, T., Roscoe, L., Hutmacher, M., & Valdez, N. (2008). Assessing the Bereavement Process: The Reactions to Loss Scale. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.

 

Roscoe, L., Strapp, C., Farr, B., and Foster, D. (2007). Increasing Students’ Preparedness Through Professional Issues Courses and Career Programming. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC.

 

Cooley, E., Toray, T., Roscoe, L., Gomez, A., Gross, L., Hutmacher, M., and Miles, A. (2007). Spiritual Well-Being and Religious Coping as Predictors of Depression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC.

 

Cooley, E., Toray, T., Roscoe, L., Gomez, A., Gross, L., Hutmacher, M., and Miles, A. (2007). Self-efficacy and Commitment to College as Predictors of Academic Success. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC.

 

Roscoe, L. J. (2006). Assessing the Utility of the Wellness Card Sort (WCS). Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Palm Springs, CA.

 

Roscoe, L. J. (2005). The Creation and Validation of the Wellness Card Sort (WCS). Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

 

Briggs, C. S., Smith, D.C., & Roscoe, L. J. (2005).  The Effects of Hope and Religious Coping on the Cessation of Recreational Drug Use and Moreish Food.  Paper presented at the Nostram Bucinam Canimus Conference.  Carbondale, IL.

 

Chwalisz, K., Gump, N., Hanson, M., Hitch, J., Landry, J., Meyer, A., Patel, N., Roscoe, L., & Summers, S. (2002, May). Basic skills for facilitating support groups. Continuing Education workshop presented for the Franklin Williamson Human Services, Inc. Gero-Psych Program and the community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois, West Frankfort, IL.

 

Roscoe, L. J., & Gore, P. A. (2001). Social cognitive and intrapersonal determinants of academic choice and satisfaction. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

 

Roscoe, L. J., & Gore, P. A. (2001). Social cognitive and intrapersonal determinants of academic choice and satisfaction. Poster presented at the University Women’s Professional Advancement and Women’s Studies Annual Refereed Poster Session, Carbondale, IL.

 

Invited Presentations


Roscoe, L. J.
(2015). Graduate School in Psychology. Invited talk presented at Willamette University, Salem, OR

 

Roscoe, L. J. (2014). Graduate School in Psychology. Invited talk presented at Willamette University, Salem, OR

 

Roscoe, L. J. & Hoover, S. (2013). DSM-5: Changes and Controversies. Invited talk for the Division of Behavioral Science, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR.

 

Roscoe, L. J. (2013). Graduate School in Psychology. Invited talk presented at Willamette University, Salem, OR

 

Roscoe, L. J. (2012). Graduate School 101. Invited talk presented at WOUPSA club meeting, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR.

 

Roscoe, L. J. (2012). Graduate School in Psychology. Invited talk presented at Willamette University, Salem, OR

 

Roscoe, L. J. (2011). Careers in the Helping Professions. Invited talk presented at the AspiringDox Series, Willamette University, Salem, OR.

 

Roscoe, L. J. (2009). Wellness. Invited guest lecturer in PSY 439, Positive Psychology, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR.

 

 

 

Contact

Behavioral Science Division

(503) 838-8344 | or e-mail: kunzel@wou.edu  | Location: Todd 325