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Mona Robinson

Chair, Counseling and High Education
Counseling & Higher Education
Lindley Hall 248

Dr. Mona Robinson holds the B.S. in Psychology and the M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling from the Ohio State University. She then received the Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Services from the Ohio State University. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor-Supervisor, and Licensed Social Worker. Prior to her employment at Ohio University, Dr. Robinson served as a counselor and administrator of vocational rehabilitation counseling and employment services to persons with severe mental illness and other barriers to employment. Dr. Robinson currently teaches core courses in counselor education. Her major research interests include rehabilitation counselor education, psychiatric rehabilitation, multicultural counseling, and dual diagnosis. Dr. Robinson is also the Past President of the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns, the Ohio Rehabilitation Association, the Ohio Rehabilitation Counseling Association, the Central Ohio Counseling Association, and Past Board Member of the National Rehabilitation Association.


Most Recent Publications:


Middleton, R., Robinson, M., & Mu'min, A. (2010). Rehabilitation counseling: A Continuing professional imperative for multiculturalism and advocacy competence. In M. Ratts, R. Toporek, & J. Lewis (Eds.), ACA advocacy competencies: A social justice framework for counselors. American Counseling Association Publication (pp. 173-183)Alexandria Virginia: American Counseling Association.


Robinson, M., Lewis, D., Henderson, D., & Flowers, C. (2009). Increasing enrollment of minority students.  Rehabilitation Education Journal 23(3), 183-192.


Mu'min, A., Robinson, M., & Davis, T. (2008). Racial identity and multicultural issues in counselor education: Assessing models to create culturally competent counselors.  Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Association Journal2(2), 26-34.


Robinson, M. (2008). Diversity issues in rehabilitation.  Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Journal, 1(2), 32-39. 


Robinson, M., & Klein, M. (2008). Dual diagnosis: Does race affect vocational rehabilitation outcomes? Journal of Applied Rehabilitation39(3), 19-24.

Robinson, M. (2007). Diversity and vocational rehabilitation: Implications for persons with dual diagnosis. Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Association Journal1(2), 32-39.

Finch, J., & Robinson, M. (2003). Aging and late-onset disability: Addressing workplace accommodation. Journal of Rehabilitation69(2), 38-42.