Jerry A. Mobley, Ph.D., LPC, MAC

  • College: College of Education
  • Department: School Counseling Academic Department
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Associated Majors and Graduate Programs: School Counselor Education (Master of Science in Education)
  • Associated Majors and Graduate Programs: School Counselor Education (Educational Specialist)
  • Mobleyj1@fvsu.edu

JERRY A. MOBLEY, PHD, LPC, MAC

Title:     Full Professor
Date of Initial Appointment:  January, 2001

EARNED DEGREES

(Degree, Discipline, Institution, and Year)

Doctorate (or other Terminal) Degree: Ph.D.
Counseling and Student Personnel Services
Professional Counseling
University of Georgia, 1983

Master’s Degree: M.Ed.
Counseling and Student Personnel Services
Professional Counseling
Clemson University, 1974

Bachelor’s Degree: B.A.
Psychology/History
Liberal Arts
Clemson University, 1968

COURSES TAUGHT AT FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY

  • CPSY 5553, Fundamentals of Statistics and Measurement, Graduate (MS)
  • CPSY 5623, Counseling Theories and Processes, Graduate (MS)
  • CPSY 5633, Group Counseling, Graduate (MS)
  • CPSY 5643, Family Guidance & Counseling, Graduate (MS)
  • CPSY 5463, Human Growth & Development (online), Graduate (MS)
  • CPSY 5553, Soc &Cultural Foundations, Graduate (MS)
  • CPSY 5443, Career Counseling,  Graduate (MS)
  • EDUC 5503, Fundamentals of Research Design, Graduate (MSEd)
  • EDSC 5123, Introduction to School Counseling, Graduate (MSEd)
  • EDSC 5143, Counseling Theories, Graduate (MSEd)
  • EDSC 5373, Group Counseling, Graduate (MSEd)
  • EDSC 5303, School & Family Consultation, Graduate (MSEd)
  • EDUC 5793, Applied Research Practicum, Graduate (MSEd)
  • EDSC 6153, Diagnosis and Treatment (online), Graduate (EdS)
  • EDSC 6363, Advanced Seminar in Counseling Theories, Graduate (EdS)
  • EDSC 6763, Doing Groups in Schools, Graduate (EdS)
  • EDUC 6893, Research Project (online), Graduate (EdS)
  • EDUC 6263, Advanced Seminar in Student Issues: Autism, Graduate (EdS)
  • EDUC 6263, Advanced Seminar in Student Issues: Alcohol & Other Drugs, Graduate (EdS)

EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

(Teaching and K-12 and Higher Education Administrative Experience)

August 2012-present
Fort Valley State University
Professor, Counseling Department (SCE)

August 2008-May 2012
Fort Valley State University
Program Chair, School Counselor Education

May 2007-June 2008
Fort Valley State University
Interim Director, Valley Behavioral Health Services

January 2001-May 2007
Fort Valley State University
Graduate Faculty

January 1998- December, 2000
Fort Valley State University
Adjunct Faculty

August 1978-August 1980;August 1977-December 1977
University of Georgia
Adjunct Faculty

August 1974-June 1976
Wade Hampton Extension High School,  Greenville, SC
Counselor/Teacher/Administrator

January 1969-June 1974
Pickens and Greenville County School, Liberty and Greenville, SC
Teacher and Counselor

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

(Non-Teaching and Non-Academic Administrative Experience)

March 1987—2012
GroupMasters (Perry, Ga)
Owner, Consultant

April 1981—March 1987
Family Counseling Center (Macon, GA)
Director, Counselor, Family life Educator


PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

BOOKS

Mobley, J. (2005). An integrated existential approach to counseling theory and practice. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press.

Mobley, J. (2001). Creating your counseling approach: An efficient way to be effective with clients. Macon, GA: self-published.

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Crowell, J., & Mobley, J. (2011). What’s next? Choosing a group activity using the Circumplex Model. Vistas 2011. Washington, DC: ACA.

Crowell, J. L. & Mobley, J. A. (2012). Relationship assessment: Reality Therapy/Choice theory, ecological counseling, and systems at work. In Robey, P. & Wubbolding, R. (Eds.) Applications of Choice Theory and Reality Therapy
in couples counseling.

Davis, P., Davis, M., & Mobley, J. (2013). The counselor’s role in addressing the advanced placement equity and excellence gap for African American students. Professional School Counseling, 17, 32-39.

Gazda, G. & Mobley, J. (1994). Multidimensional scaling: High-tech sociometry for the 21 st century. Journal of Group Psychotherapy, Psychodrama and Sociometry, 47, 77-96.

Hill, L., & Mobley, J. (2016). Transition from elementary to middle school. Vistas 2016. Washington, DC: ACA.

Mobley, J. (2009). ‘Crash’: Postmodernism meets modernism. Vistas 2009. Washington, DC: ACA.

Mobley, J. (2015). A rationale for, and application of using contemporary movies to train counselors. Vistas 2015. Washington, DC: ACA.

Mobley, J., &  Crowell, J. (2014) A Process for Group Leadership Outcome Measurement. Vistas 2014. Washington, DC: ACA.

Mobley, J., & Davis, P. (2013). Doing research to learn (to do) research (DR2LR). Vistas 2013. Washington, DC: ACA.

Mobley, J., & Davis, P. (2015). Exploring cultural assumptions of worldviews using movie personae. Vistas 2015. Washington, DC: ACA.

Mobley, J. & Fort, D. (2007). Planning psycho-educational groups. Vistas 2007. Washington, DC: ACA.

Mobley, J. & Gazda, G. (2005). Creating a personal counseling approach. Vistas 2005. Washington, DC: ACA.

Mobley, J., Hall, K., & Crowell, J. (2008). Toward a pedagogy of counselor education. ACES Spectrum, fall, 69, 16-23.

Mobley, J., Hall, K., & Crowell, J., (2010). ‘Raising the bar’: The debate over how to improve the quality of graduate counseling programs and students. Vistas 2010. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Mobley, J. ICD-10/DSM- 5 in graphics to facilitate differential diagnosing. National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse annual meeting in Washington, DC on October 10, 2015.

Mobley, J., & Crowell, J. A Process for Group Leadership Outcome Measurement. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision in Denver, CO on October 18, 2013.

Mobley, J., Davis, P., Owens, K., & Johnson, J. Doing research to learn to do research. Southern Education and Supervision in Savannah, GA, TN on September 29, 2012.

Crowell, J., & Mobley, J. Assessment of Group Functioning with the Circumplex Model. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision in Nashville, TN on October 29, 2011.

Mobley, J., Crowell, J., & Hall, K. Two years of data. Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision in Williamsburg, VA on October 29, 2010.

Mobley, J., Crowell, J., & Moore, T. Traditional v. emerging model for teaching counselor skill and practice, Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision in Williamsburg, VA on October 30, 2010.

Davis, P., Davis, M., & Mobley, J. Mind the gap. American School Counselors Association in Boston, Massachusetts on July 5, 2010.

Davis, M., Davis, P., & Mobley, J. Using psychology to teach psychology. National Council for Social Studies National Conference, Atlanta, Georgia. November, 2009.

Hall, K., Mobley, J., & Crowell, J. Measuring the art of counseling with ASCA competencies. American School Counselors Association in Dallas, Texas on June 29, 2009.

Mobley, J. ‘Crash’ (the movie): An exploration into post-modern implications for counseling. American Counseling Association in Charlotte, NC on March 20, 2009.

Carter, J., &  Mobley, J. Pipeline to prison: Ten ways to prepare a child for prison. The first annual Prison Pipeline conference in Athens, Georgia on October 13, 2008.

Mobley, J. Using movies to improve faculty and family consultation. American School Counselor Association (ASCA) in Atlanta, GA on June 28, 2008.

Mobley, J. Let’s go to the movies and get better at doing family groups. Association for Specialists in Group Work in St. Petersburg, FL on February 23, 2008.

Mobley, J. A flexible pedagogy for counselor supervision. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision in Columbus, Ohio on October 13, 2007.

Mobley, J. Let’s go to the movies and learn how to do group and family work: Applications for mental health and drug abuse counselors. European Branch-American Counseling Association (eb- aca) in Germany on February 24 and 25, 2007.

Mobley, J. Utilizing movies to learn multi-cultural family counseling. American Counseling Association, April 27, 2006 annual meeting in Montreal, Quebec.

Mobley, J. & Gazda, G. Your personal counseling theory: Integrating the similarities and differences among 13 counseling theories. American Counseling Association 2005 annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. April 9, 2005.

Mobley, J. Utilizing movies to teach counseling theories and techniques. American Counseling Association 2005 annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. April 7, 2005.

Mobley, J. Let’s go to the movies and learn how to counsel. Georgia School Counselors Association 2004 annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. November 9, 2004.

Mobley, J. Let’s go to the movies. (originally titled Letting movies concretize Counseling concepts and strategies). American School Counselors Association 2004 annual meeting in Reno, Nevada. June 27, 2004.

Mobley, J. An efficient way to be effective. Summer Institute for School and Mental Health Counselors in Orlando, Florida. June 17, 2003.

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