Tyra N. Whittaker





OfficeProctor Hall
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1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Tyra N. Whittaker


Ph D: Rehab Counseling & Behavior Addiction, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1997

MA: Guidance and Counseling, Xavier University of Louisiana, 1994

BS: Psychology, Xavier University of Louisiana, 1993

Research Interests

Recruitment and Retention, Mentoring people of color in academia, Pre-marital Counseling

Recent Publications

Evans,  Courtney  Booth,  Caroline  Whittaker,  Tyra  ( 2018).  Rehabilitation Career Counseling Self-Efficacy. 

Mathew,  Shalini  Khan,  Amber  Leak,  Yasmin  Smith,  Shirlene  Whittaker,  Tyra  ( 2018).  Case Management in Allied Health.  Case Management for the Health, Human, and Vocational Rehabilitation Services    Aspen Publishers.

Whittaker,  Tyra  Lawrence,  Shakeerrah  Dashiell-Shoffner,  Jennifer  ( 2018).  Case Management in Forensic Environments.  Case Management for the Health, Human, and Vocational Rehabilitation Services    Aspen Publishers.

Harley,  Debra  Cabe,  Becky  Woolums,  Ralph  Whittaker,  Tyra  ( 2015).  Vulnerability and Marginalization of Adult Ex-Offenders with Disabilities in Community and Employment Reintegration.  ( 4,  45,  pp. 4-14).   Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling.

Moore,  Corey  Manyibe,  Edward  Whittaker,  Tyra  Washington,  Andre  Uchegbu,  Nkeche  Cross,  Kenyotta  Staten,  Bridget   ( 2012).  Policy and systems issues limiting the participation of historically Black colleges and universities in the federal disability research agenda.  ( 1,  26,  pp. 67-82).   Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education.

Boston,  Quintin  Pitt,  J.  Soldner,  J.  Whittaker,  Tyra  Robertson,  S.  ( 2011).  Promoting multicultural competencies in early career rehabilitation counsellor supervisors.  ( 1,  17,  pp. 36-45).   Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling.

Staten,  B.  Staten,  D.  Hollis,  A.  Whittaker,  Tyra  ( 2009).  Diversity and rehabilitation counseling: A historical perspective of the contributions of minority serving institutions to the field of rehabilitation counseling.  ( 3,  23,  pp. 149-158).   Rehabilitation Education.

Harley,  D.  Alston,  R.  Whittaker,  Tyra  ( 2008).  Social justice and cultural diversity.  ( 4,  22,  pp. 237-248).   Rehabilitation Education.

Whittaker,  Tyra  Lusk,  Stephanie  ( 2007).  Response to critical incident: Only I Can Save My Client!: Boundary Issues for Counselors. .  Critical incidents in Clinical Supervision    American Counseling Association.

Washington,  Janique  Moore,  Corey  Whittaker,  Tyra   Wagner,  Miriam  Predictors of Medical and Vocational Rehabilitation Treatment Compliance among African Americans with Chronic Pain Conditions Served by a State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency: An Exploratory Study.  ( 4,  48,  pp. 7-19).   Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling.