Dr. Meredith Drew

Drew.jpg Office:   Valley Road 3005
Phone:   973-720-3092
Email:drewm2@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   Wednesdays, 3p-4p & Thursdays, 2p-4p

Department: Special Education and Counseling
Position: Assistant Professor
Area Specialization: School Counseling, Clinical Supervision, Group Counseling, Wellness Counseling, Technology in Counseling

Academic Degrees:

Ph.D., Counselor Education & Supervision, Walden University, 2013
M.S., Education & Personnel Services, Fordham University, 2002
B.A., Psychology, College of Saint Elizabeth, 2000

Licenses and Certifications:

Licensed Professional Counselor (NJ)
National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)
Certified School Counselor (NJ)

Professional Experience:

Dr. Drew has extensive experience as a school counselor and has previously worked with the homeless, substance abuse, and adolescent populations. She has worked in clinical mental health and in the school settings and has blended her training to work with all clients. In addition to her faculty position, she provides supervision for LAC’s, conducts research on mental health disorders and the offender population, and consults school districts on a variety of issues. Dr. Drew is a member of the ACA, ACES, NJCA, NJSCA, and NARACES. Dr. Drew serves as the secretary of the Juvenile Conference Committee in Morris County.

Currently Teaching:

CSP 6040: Assessment and Appraisal in Counseling
CSP 6080: Career Counseling Across the Lifespan
CSP 6090: Human Development Across the Lifespan
CSP 6160: Research in Counseling
CSP 6200: Foundations of School Counseling
CSP 6860/6870: Internship I & II 

Research Areas: 

School Counseling
Clinical Supervision
Group Counseling
Counselor Pedagogy
Creativity in Counseling

Referred Publications:

Fox, J., Masia, C., & Drew, M. (In press). School based interventions for social anxiety. In Leschied, A., Saklofske, D., & Flett, G (Eds.). The handbook of school-based mental health promotion: An evidence informed framework for implementation. New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Drew, M., Stauffer, M.D., & Barkley, W. (2017). Personal counseling in academic programs with counselor trainees. The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 9(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.7729/91.1131

Drew, M. (2017). Pregnancy. In J. Carlson & S.B. Dermer (Eds.). The SAGE encyclopedia of marriage, family, and couples counseling. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Drew, M. (2017). Statutory rape. In J. Carlson & S.B. Dermer (Eds.). The SAGE encyclopedia of marriage, family, and couples counseling. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Drew, M. (2017). Stillbirth and miscarriage. In J. Carlson & S.B. Dermer (Eds.). The SAGE encyclopedia of marriage, family, and couples counseling. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Drew. M. & Vincenzes, K. (2016). Blending your heart. In M. Luke & K.M. Goodrich (Eds.). Group works experts share their favorite group supervision activities. pp.303-306. Alexandria, VA: Association of Specialists in Group Work.

Houska, J. A., & Drew. M. (2015). Telling research stories: Formulating coherent narratives in research intensive courses. In K. Braeke & J.A. Houska (Eds.). Telling stories: The art and science of storytelling as an instructional strategy. Retrieved from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology web site: http://teachpsych.org/ebooks/

Vincenzes, K., Drew, M., & Romero, L. (2015). Residences in an online doctoral program: Doctoral student’s perspectives. VISTAS. Retrieved from http://www.counseling.org/knowledge-center/vistas.

Drew, M.J., Ordway, A.S., & Stauffer, M.D. (2014). The secret and all-consuming obsessions: Eating disorders. In Capuzzi, D. & Gross, D. (Eds.). Youth at Risk (6th ed.). pp. 197-228. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

Platt, A., & Drew, M. (2013). Career counseling. In Capuzzi, D. & Gross, D. (Eds.). Introduction to the Counseling Profession (6th ed.). pp. 369-395. New York, NY: Routledge.