Dr. Cureton’s areas of interest and expertise include crisis and trauma; career development; and cultural competence and responsiveness. Her experience as an independently licensed professional counselor (TX, CO) includes work in community and medical clinics, college/university settings, and private practices. She earned her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Northern Colorado and her Master's in counseling from the University of North Texas.
suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention
career development: in intersection with personal development, college and career readiness
cultural competence and cultural responsiveness
community readiness to change
Cureton, J. L., Clemens, E. V., Henninger, J., & *Couch, C. (2021). Readiness of Counselor Education and Supervision for suicide training: A CQR study. The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision. Accepted for publication.
Stutey, D., Cureton, J. L., *Severn, K., *Fink, M. (2020). Suicide protective factors: Utilizing SHORES in school counseling. The Professional Counselor. In press.
Giegerich, V., *Hall, A., Cureton, J. L., McCartney, J., & Geething, K. (2020). Teaching interpreted counseling practice: A step toward multicultural competence with Deaf clients. CES, 59(3), 172-186. https://doi.org/10.1002/ceas.12182
Albritton, K. A., Cureton, J. L., Byrd, J. A., & Storlie, C. A. (2020). Exploring perceptions of the path to work/life success among middle school students of color. Journal of Career Development, 47(4), 440-453. https://doi.org/10.1177/0894845319832667
Stutey, D., Givens, J., Cureton, J. L., & Henderson, A. (2020). The practice of bridling: Maintaining openness in phenomenological research. Journal of Humanistic Counseling, 59(2), 144-156. https://doi.org/10.1002/johc.12135
Cureton, J. L., & *Fink, M. (2019). SHORES: A practical mnemonic for suicide protective factors. Journal of Counseling and Development, 97(3), 325-335. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcad.12272
Cureton, J. L., Davis, H., & *Giegerich, V. (2019). Counselor professional identity development: Narratives from a professional event. The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision 12(1), 1-30. Available at https://repository.wcsu.edu/jcps/vol12/
Storlie, C., Albritton, K., Cureton, J. L., & Byrd, J. (2019). African American and Latino male youth: Perceived strengths in career exploration. Journal of Counselor Practice, 10(2), 22-50. https://doi.org/10.22229/aal1022019
Cureton, J. L., Clemens, E. V., Henninger, J., & *Couch, C. (2018). Preprofessional suicide training for counselors: Results of a readiness assessment. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 18, 27-40. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-018-9
Cureton, J. L., & Sheesley, A. P. (2017). Suicide competencies: Stories from counseling interns. Journal of Professional Counseling, 44(2), 14-31. https://doi.org/10.1080/15566382.2017.12069188
Storlie, C. A., Albritton, K., & Cureton, J. L. (2017). Familial and social influences in career exploration for female youth of color: A study of Relational Cultural Theory. The Family Journal, 25(4), 351-358. https://doi.org/10.1177/1066480717732142
Cureton, J. L., & Clemens, E. V. (2015). Affective constellations for countertransference awareness following a client’s suicide attempt. Journal of Counseling and Development, 93(3), 352-360. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcad.12033
Jones, L. K., & Cureton, J. L. (2014). Trauma redefined in the DSM-5: Rationale and implications for counseling practice. The Professional Counselor, 4(3), 257-271. https://doi.org/10.15241/lkj.4.3.257
Academic Year Research Appointment, KSU (2021-22). Community-engaged initiatives to increase the readiness of Northeast Ohio’s Black community to address suicide. With Dr. Kamesha Spates.
Research Funding, Costilla County Public Health (2019). Assessment of readiness in San Luis Valley to address substance use.
Open Grant, Martha Holden Jennings Foundation (2018-19). Kent City Schools college and career preparation. With Dr. Janice Byrd-first.
Academic Year Research Appointment, KSU (2018-19). Readiness of the northeast Ohio Black community to address suicide. With Dr. Kamesha Spates-first.
Teaching Development Grant, KSU (2017). Trauma and crisis curriculum in lifespan development and counselor education. With Dr. Janice Byrd.
“Flashes Take Care of Flashes” Recognition, selected by students. (2020). Kent State University College of Education, Health, and Human Services.
Emerging Leader, AERA Division E: Counseling and Human Development. (2020).
Collaborative organization award for major contributions to Kent City Schools. (2018). Presented by Roosevelt HS Principal Love and the Kent City Schools Board of Education to Drs. Janice A. Byrd and Jenny L. Cureton on behalf of the KSU Counseling Dept.