Associate Professor of Counseling Seattle University Department of Counseling Seattle, WA 98122 (206) 296-2843 email@example.com
Social Justice Research Lab
The social justice research lab focuses on two areas: (1) multicultural and social justice competent counseling and (2) LGBTQ courtesy stigma.
Multicultural and Social Justice Competent Counseling This area of research investigates ways multicultural and social justice competencies are integrated into counseling theory, practice, and research. Research in this area examines the need to deliver multicultural and social justice competent counseling and the need to balance individual counseling with social justice advocacy. Research in this area include:
LGBTQ Courtesy Stigma This area of research investigates the stigma heterosexuals experience as a result of their association with LGBTQ individuals. Research in this area explores the barriers heterosexuals experience as a result of their association with being a LGBTQ individuals. Current research in this area focuses on:
LGBTQ courtesy stigma experienced by heterosexual youth
LGBTQ courtesy stigma experienced by school staff
LGBTQ courtesy stigma experienced by heterosexual parents
Student Research Team Dr. Ratts is currently seeking research assistants. Graduate counseling students at Seattle University who are interested in being a part of his research lab can contact him directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org.