Dr. Elizabeth Gilchrist Tolliver
Elizabeth Tolliver is a recent graduate from the doctoral Counselor Education and Supervision program at the University of Northern Colorado. Having recently moved to Omaha, she and her family have quickly settled into the openness, and genuine nature of the community. Working with students as an instructor and supervisor is when she feels most like her "most authentic self." She takes her role as an advocate for the marginalized with the utmost respect and honor.
Counseling theory, skills & techniques, school counseling specific courses, substance dependence, multicultural & diversity counseling, as well as grief and loss counseling.
Effective practices in promoting a positive climate in P-12 schools, parental incarceration, homelessness, resiliency, and emotional competency
Awards and Honors
College of Education and Behavioral Sciences Graduate Scholar, Leadership - 2015
Research in Counselor Education & Supervision Award, Scholarship/Research - 2018
Rocky Mountain Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Outstanding Graduate Student Leadership Award, Leadership - 2017
Ph D, University of Northern Colorado , Greeley, Colorado, Counselor Education and Supervision, Research and Statistics, 2018
MA, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, Counseling, Clinical Mental Health and Clinical Mental Health, 2009
BS, Virginia Tech Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, Human Development, Human Services, 2004
Tolliver, Stephanie, Tolliver, Elizabeth, Murdock Bishop, Jennifer. 2016. A Holistic View of Homelessness: Recommendations for Career Counseling Practitioners, Career Planning and Adult Development, 21, 1, 179-187.
Zizzi, Sam, Tolliver, Elizabeth. 2014. A Theory-Based Model for Health Performance Consultations, Psychology Press, 102-109.
Department, College, and University
Chi Sigma Iota, Faculty Advisor, Responsible for assisting and serving as a faculty mentor for students in the day to day functions of the Upsilon Nu Omicron chapter of Chi Sigma Iota the international counseling honor society. , 08/01/2018 - 08/31/2018
College of Education Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Committee Member, As a committee member I strive to model the importance of inclusion and acceptance, and view diversity as a strength to be celebrated, and basis for growth, openness and understanding. I adhere to the mission and vision of committee to develop, guide, and advance initiatives that build and strengthen the educational, organizational, and institutional climate., 08/01/2018 - 08/31/2018
Metropolitan Omaha Education Consortium , Attendee, Meeting, As a member of MOEC I strive to be part of a collaborative effort that values public education, and promotes educational success for all students from Preschool to postsecondary. , 08/01/2018 - 08/31/2018
Government, Denver, CO, 10/01/2017 - 12/01/2017