Kathy Biles

Program Lead, Master of Science in Counseling program; School Counselor Program Coordinator;
Senior Instructor

Office: 
CGRC 117
Phone: 
541-322-3111
Email: 
kathy.biles@osucascades.edu

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Dr. Kathy Biles

Program Lead, Master of Science in Counseling program;
School Counselor Program Coordinator;
Senior Instructor

541-322-3111
Email


Kathy Biles is the Coordinator for the School Counselor, M.S. in Counseling program at OSU-Cascades. Kathy received a B.S. in psychology from Charleston Southern University and an M.S. in counseling from Oregon State University, Corvallis.  While working as a school counselor, Kathy earned a Ph.D. in counseling, with an emphasis in counselor education, also from Oregon State University. She was instrumental in launching OSU-Cascades' Master’s in Counseling program in 2004. 

Kathy’s research interests include addictions and adolescent substance abuse, school counselor leadership, student motivation and academic achievement and social justice and advocacy. Kathy has worked as an addictions counselor, while serving in the Navy, as a counselor for an Upward Bound program and as a middle and high school counselor. She has presented workshops on student motivation and academic achievement at national and state conferences.

Courses

- TCE 552 Theories and Techniques of Counseling II for Children

- TCE 571 Group Counseling Procedures

- TCE 532 Social Cultural Perspectives

- TCE 519 Pre-Practicum

- TCE 514 Practicum in Counseling

- TCE 533 Addictive Behavior Counseling

- TCE 597 Consultation

- TCE 568 Lifestyle and Career

- TCE 591 and 592 Classroom Instruction for School Counselors 

Committee and Community Involvement

Lead Consultant/Faculty Advisor - Audit of the Bend/LaPine Comprehensive School Counseling with OSU-Cascades graduate students

Member, OSU-Cascades Sustainability Steering Committee (2009 - present)

Member, OSU-Cascades Award Committee (2010 - present)

Professional Memberships

Oregon School Counselor Association, President (July 2009 - June 2010)

Oregon School Counselor Association, Research Chair (2005 - present)

American School Counselor Association

American Counseling Association

Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors

Western Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors