The Counselor Education Program at North Carolina Central University is pleased to announce the hiring of a new faculty member: Dr. Taheera Blount
Dr. Blount is an Assistant Professor in Counselor Education at North Carolina Central University. She received her PhD in Counseling and Counselor Education from North Carolina State University in 2017. Prior to transitioning to higher education, Dr. Blount worked as a School Counselor with Durham Public Schools and as a Licensed Professional Counselor serving children and adolescents with mental health disorders. In 2017, Dr. Blount was selected as an Emerging Leader for the Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling (ASERVIC), a division of the American Counseling Association (ACA).
Dr. Blount’s research agenda examines the impact of spirituality and religion used to overcome substance use addiction, training school counselors to become data driven, and dropout prevention strategies for school counselors.