The Counselor Education Program at North Carolina Central University is pleased to announce the hiring of a new faculty member: Dr. Latasha Hicks Becton.
Dr. Becton is an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education at North Carolina Central University. She received her PhD in Counseling and Counselor Education from UNC-Greensboro in 2019. She has over a decade of clinical practice experience and specializes in the treatment of substance use disorders from initial experiences with abstinence to long-term recovery management. She continues her clinical work as a counselor at Fellowship Hall in Greensboro, NC. She served a three-year term as an appointed member of the American Counseling Association Ethics Committee and is currently co-chair of the Ethics Committee for the International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors.
Dr. Becton’s research agenda is focused on assessment and intervention for alcohol and other drug use in college students. She is also interested in the impact of clinical supervision on ethical decision making.