• Dr. Valerie E. Dixon had 17 years of previous work experience in the areas of community mental health, rehabilitation, substance abuse, crisis intervention and criminal justice. She also had extensive experience developing statewide staff training initiatives as a consultant for various statewide community agency settings, prior to becoming an assistant professor at FIU in 2011.

research interests

  • Counseling Skills and Techniques
    Staff Development
    Training and Program Evaluation
    Ethical Issues in Counseling
    Multicultural Concerns
    Special Populations
    Substance Abuse and Psychiatric Disorders

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full name

  • Valerie Russell
  • Valerie Dixon


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