Dr. Jasmine L. Knight is an assistant professor in the School of Psychology & Counseling, and the CACREP liaison. She received her undergraduate degree in psychology (M.S.Ed. in Counseling with an emphasis in school counseling); and has a Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia. Additionally, she holds a license in school counseling in Virginia and is a nationally certified counselor.
Before coming to Regent, she taught in the Counseling & Human Services program at Roosevelt University, Chicago. Dr. Knight also worked for several years as a professional school counselor with Newport News Public Schools, Virginia. During this time she gained experience in implementing the ASCA National Model, promoting college and career readiness, and advocating for students, families and the profession.
Dr. Knight has had the opportunity to speak at numerous regional and national conferences about topics such as adolescent dating violence, relational aggression, career development, multicultural competence, and working with African-American families. Her research interest focuses on school counselor preparation, specifically around college and career readiness, relational aggression, and how school counselors develop and implement multicultural competence.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:
Knight, J. (2015). Preparing elementary school counselors to promote career development: Recommendations for school counselor education programs. Journal of Career Development, 42(2), 75-85. doi: 10.1177/0894845314533745
Grothaus, T., Lorrell, S., Anderson, K., & Knight, J. (2011). Answering the call: Facilitating responsive services for students experiencing homelessness. Professional School Counseling, 14(3), 191-201.
Hays, D. G., Craigen, L. M., Knight, J., Healey, A. & Sikes, A. (2009). Duty to warn and protect against self-destructive behaviors and interpersonal violence. Journal of School Counseling, 7(11), 1-30.
Knight, J., & Runyan, H (2018). Career development in elementary and middle school. In C.R. Williams, & T. Hourihan (Eds.), Career, Lifestyle & Spiritual Development: Work, Purpose, Calling & God (pages 161-180). San Diego, CA: Cognella Academic Publishing.
Runyan, H., & Knight, J (2018). Counseling individuals with disabilities. In C.R. Williams, & T. Hourihan (Eds.), Career, Lifestyle, and Spiritual Development: Work, Purpose, Calling and God (161-180). San Diego, CA: Cognella Academic Publishing.
Hays, D.G., Craigen, L. M., Knight, J., Healey, A., & Sikes, A. (2010). Duty to warn and protect against self-destructive behaviors and interpersonal violence. In M. A. Hermann, T. P. Remley, Jr., & W. C. Huey, Ethical and legal issues in school counseling (3rd ed., 193-210). Alexandria, VA: American School Counselor Association.
American School Counseling Association
Virginia School Counselor Association
American Counseling Association
Virginia Counseling Association
Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision