Professor of Educational Psychology and School Counseling
Department of Educational Psychology
About Theresa Kruczek
Theresa Kruczek, PhD, HSPP is an Associate Professor of School Counseling. She is a licensed health services provider in psychology and school counselor. Her primary research interests are in prevention of family and dating violence as well as promoting trauma recovery. Additional research interests include child and family treatment outcome, counselor education and supervision, and school-based counseling. Dr. Kruczek primarily teaches practitioner oriented courses including: Youth Crisis and Trauma Counseling, Counseling Exceptional Children, and Pre-practicum in School Counseling. Dr. Kruczek is a member of the Indiana School Counselor Association and American School Counselor Association. She has been actively involved with the Indiana Psychological Association’s (IPA) Science and Education Subcommittee, and she received the Gordon Barrows Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology from IPA in 2015. She is also involved in Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Kruczek is the Associate Editor of the International Journal for School-Based Family Counseling.
Ball State University, Department of Educational Studies
Interim Department Chair; Associate Professor, Muncie, IN
July 1, 2017 to Present
Ball State University, Department of Counseling Psychology and Guidance Services
Associate Professor and Director of the Counseling Practicum Clinic, Muncie, IN
8/99 to 5/2017
Virginia Commonwealth University-Medical College of Virginia, Department of Psychiatry
Assistant Professor (Collateral); Division Head at Virginia Treatment Center for Children (VTCC). Richmond, VA. 9/92 to 6/98; 6/95 to 6/98. Clinical faculty member in the Division of Child Psychiatry & Psychology.
Children's Hospital, Department of Psychology
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Adjunct Faculty.
9/90 to 9/92. Richmond, VA. Adjunct Faculty Member of the Virginia Commonwealth University-Medical College of Virginia.
Child Clinical Psychology Internship
8/89-8/90, (APA Approved), Virginia Commonwealth University-Medical College of Virginia Hospital’s Virginia Treatment Center for Children.
Ball State University, Counseling Psychology, 12/90, (APA Accredited) Dissertation Title: Towards understanding career adjustment in traditional vs. nontraditional occupational setting.
Cognates: Social, Marriage and Family
Ball State University, Pre-Clinical Psychology, 8/86.
Purdue University, (Distinguished Graduate), Psychology, 5/83.
Research and Publications
• See linked CV