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Moss, Lauren J.

Moss, Lauren J.

Counselor Education & Student Affairs
Old Main 402
  • Background Information
    Lauren Moss, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor

    Office: Old Main, A Wing, Room 402

    Office Phone: 610-683-4295

    Email: lmoss@kutztown.edu


    Ph.D. Counseling and Student Personnel Services
    The University of Georgia (CACREP Accredited)

    M.S. Post-Secondary Education
    Instructional Technology
    Troy University of Alabama

    B. S. Education
    Elementary & Special Education
    Minors: Educational Psychology and Dance
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania


    School Counseling Certification (GA)

    Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC - PA)

    Courses Taught
    • Fundamentals of Counseling
    • Educational and Psychological Tests and Measures
    • Counseling Ethics and Professional Identity
    • Career Counseling Issues Across the Lifespan
    • Reach Methods in Counseling
    • Practicum in School Counseling
    • Group Process Seminar
    • Foundations of Play Therapy

    Select Scholarship


    1. Springer, S. I., Mason, E.; Moss, L. J.; Pugliese, A. & Colucci, J. (2019). An Intervention to Support Elementary School Faculty in Meeting the Needs of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students. Journal of Child and Adolescent Counseling, 00 (1-19). doi: 10.1080/23727810.2019.1689765

    2. Moss, L., Pennamon, R., Springer, S., & Singh, A. (2017) Intergroup Dialogue and Social Justice Group Work: A Call for Increased Research Attention. Journal for Specialists in Group Work. 42(3), 231-242.

    3. Singh, A. A., & Moss, L. (2016). Using Relational-Cultural Theory in LGBTQQ counseling: Addressing heterosexism and enhancing relational competencies. Journal of Counseling & Development, 94(4), 398-404.

    4. Moss, L., Land, C., & Rozzi, M (2016). African American male students and their White school counselors: Ally significance and action. In W. Ross (Ed.), Counseling African American Males: Effective Therapeutic Interventions and Approaches. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing Inc.

    5. Singh, A., Pennamon, R. & Moss, L. (2016). Asian American sexualities. In A. Goldberg (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

    6. Singh, A. A., Moss, L., Mingo, T., & Eaker, R. (2015). LGBTQQ students and safe schools: A call for innovation and progress. American Psychological Association. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/pi/families/resources/newsletter/index.aspx

    7. Moss, L., & Singh, A. A. (2015). White school counselors becoming racial justice allies to students of color: A call to the field of school counseling. Journal of School Counseling, 13(5). Retrieved from http://www.jsc.montana.edu/articles/v13n5.pdf.


    1. Cogorno, L., & Moss, L. (2022). Advancing the Profession with Mindfulness-based approaches for the Latinx Community. Pennsylvania Counseling Conference. Pittsburgh, PA.

    2. Moss, L. & Alexander, M. (2019). Examining the Portrayal of Ethnically Diverse Female Characters in Children’s Books. National Association for Multicultural Education State Conference, Kutztown, PA.

    3. Moss, L., Springer, S., Mason, E. (2019). Staff Development Presentation on the Needs of Transgender Youth and Gender Non-Conforming Youth. Evidence-Based School Counseling Conference. Columbus, Ohio.

    4. Moss, L. Salim, K., & Sirrakos, G. (2017). In pursuit of social justice: The application of Relational Cultural Theory to diverse contexts. KU Commission on Human Diversity’s 7th Annual Conference, Sharing Perspectives & Envisioning the Future. Kutztown, PA.

    5. Hamilton, J. C., Pfeiler-Wunder, A. L., Weiler, C., & Moss, L. (2016). Transformative Justice: All Voices Heard. Climate Transformation Vision based on Results of Rankin and Theory of Transformative Justice. KU Commission on Human Diversity’s 6th Annual Conference, Speaking Out: Voices of Social Justice. Kutztown, PA.

    6. Cholewa, B., Moss, L., Wolfgang, J. & Sirrakos, Georgeos. (2016). Addressing and Contextualizing the K-12 Achievement Gaps: Relational Cultural Solutions. Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision Conference. New Orleans, LA.

    7. Hamlet, H. & Moss, L. (2015). Are Counselor Education Programs Preparing School Counselors to Work with Individuals with Disabilities? Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling Conference. Memphis, TN.

    8. Moss, L. (2015). Interracial Allies: The Important Role of School Counselors. KU Commission on Human Diversity’s 5th Annual Conference, Taking Action: Social Justice for All? Kutztown, PA

    9. Moss, L. (2014). Interracial Allies: The Important Role of the School Counselor. Georgia School Counseling Annual Conference. Augusta, GA.