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Aprille Woodson

Dr. Aprille Woodson has an MA in psychology from Regis University, a JD from John Marshall Law School, and a PhD in counselor education & supervisor from Lindsey Wilson College. As the program manager of ethics for the American Counseling Association (ACA), she is the subject matter expert (SME) for ethics and oversees the program portfolio and initiatives that lead to the development of all ethics-related programs, including managing the ethics adjudication process. She is enthusiastic about ethics and seeks to assist mental health clinicians in making knowledge-informed decisions as they navigate the ethical decision-making process. 

Dr. Woodson has experience working with programmatic initiatives in elder abuse, criminal justice, and juvenile justice, including community-based mental health initiatives, consulting on crisis intervention development within the criminal justice system (specifically policing), and a long history of child advocacy and protection with state government, including recommendations on termination of parental rights in juvenile court cases on child abuse. She is passionate about working with underserved communities in the mental health and criminal justice arena.  

Courses taught:

  • PSY 3460 Family Development & Dynamics
  • PSY 5750 Positive Psychology