Janice L. DeLucia

Associate Professor
Program Director, School Counseling

Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology

 403 Baldy Hall
 716-645-1107
  716-645-6616
 jdelucia@buffalo.edu


groups - change agents and therapeutic factors
eating disorders and body image
career development in schools
gender role identity
School Counseling
Groups

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Research Interests

  • Children of divorce
  • eating disorders
  • gender role identity
  • supervision
  • creative arts in counseling
  • therapeutic factors in group work


2007

Gerrity, D.A., & DeLucia-Waack, J.L. (2007). Effectiveness of groups in the schools. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 22, 97-106.

2005

Gellman, R. A., & DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (2005). Predicting adolescent school violence: Implications for school counselors. Journal for the Professional Counselor, 19, 33-48. (This article won the 2005 Outstanding Article on Group Research from the Association for Specialists in Group Work.)

2004

DeLucia-Waack, J. L., & Donigian, J. (2004). The practice of multicultural group work: Visions and perspectives from the field. Pacific Grove, CA: Wadsworth Press.

DeLucia-Waack, J. L., Gerrity, D. A., Kalodner, C. R., & Riva, M. T. (Eds.). (2004). Handbook of group counseling and psychotherapy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

DeLucia-Waack, J. L., & Fauth, J. (2004). Effective supervision of group leaders: Current theory, research, and implications for practice. In J. L. DeLucia-Waack, D. A. Gerrity, C. R. Kalodner, & M. T. Riva (Eds.), Handbook of group counseling and psychotherapy (pp. 136-151). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

DeLucia-Waack, J. L., & Bridbord, K. (2004). Measures of group process, dynamics, climate, leadership behaviors, and therapeutic factors: A review. In J. L. DeLucia-
Waack, D. A. Gerrity, C. R. Kalodner, & M. T. Riva (Eds.), Handbook of group counseling and psychotherapy (pp. 120-135). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (2004). Response to a critical incident: Inappropriate use of a group activity. In L. E. Tyson, R. Perusse, & J. Whitledge (Eds.), Critical incidents in group counseling (pp. 59-65). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

Bridbord, K. H., DeLucia-Waack, J. L. , Jones, E., & Gerrity, D. A. (2004). The nonsignificant impact of an agenda setting treatment for groups: Implications for future research and practice. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 29, 301-315.

DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (2004). Group counseling. In C. Spielberger (Ed.), Encyclopedia of applied psychology (pp. 121-126). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

2003

Kalodner, C. R., & DeLucia-Waack, J. L.(2003). Theory and research on eating disorders and disturbances in women: Suggestions for practice. In M. Kopala & M. Keitel (Ph.D., 1987, CSEP) (Eds.), Handbook of counseling women (pp. 406-452). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Kalodner, C. R., & DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (2003). Theory and research on eating disorders and disturbances in women: Suggestions for practice. In M. Kopala & M. Keitel (Eds.), Handbook of counseling women (pp. 506-532). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

2002

DeLucia-Waack, J., Bridbord, K. H., & Kleiner, J. (2002). Group work experts share their favorite activities: A guide to choosing, planning, conducting, and processing. Alexandria, VA: Association for Specialists in Group Work.

2001

DeLucia-Waack, J. L., Gerrity, D. A., Taub, D., & Baldo, T. (2001). Gender, gender role identity, and type of relationship as predictors of relationship behavior and beliefs in college students. Journal of College Counseling, 4, 32-48.

DeLucia-Waack, J. L., & Gerrity, D. A. (2001). Effective children of divorce groups for elementary school children. The Family Journal.

DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (2001). Using music in children of divorce groups: A session-by-session manual for counselors. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (2001). Mentoring future group workers. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 26.

2000

DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (2000). Group work in the schools. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 25, 131-132.

DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (2000). International group work. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 25, 227-228.

DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (2000). The field of groupwork: Past, present, and future. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 25, 323-326.

1999

DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (1999). Exploring multicultural group work from a variety of perspectives. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 25, 339-341.

DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (1999). Making groups more effective. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 24, 5-6.

DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (1999). Supervision for counselors working with eating disorder groups: Countertransference issues related to body image, food, and weight. Journal of Counseling and Development, 77, 379-388.

DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (1999). What makes an effective leader? Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 24, 131-132.

Presentations

2006

DeLucia-Waack, J.L., Gerrity, D.A. (2006, August). Teaching group leadership skills for groups with children and adolescents. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

2003

DeLucia-Waack, J. L., Donigian, J. L., Kalodner, C. R., Hutchins, M., Chung, R., Shakoor, M., & Hernandez, T. (2003, August). Critical incidents in multicultural groups: Experts share their reactions and interventions. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Conference, Toronto, CA.

2000

DeLucia-Waack, Janice (2000, May). Effective Group Work. Counseling and Educational Psychology Supervisors Workshop Series.

DeLucia-Waack, Janice (2000, May). Effective Group Work in the Schools. Lancaster Pupil Services Staff.

Smaby, M., Herring, R., Kelly, G., & DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (2000, March). ACA editors' workshop: How to write in ACA journals. American Counseling Association, Washington, DC.

1999

DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (1999, August). Group psychotherapy process and outcome measures. Paper presented at the Group Process and Outcome Symposium at the
American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Ginter, E., Baker, S., Smaby, M., Kelly, G., & DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (1999, April). Writing for publication in ACA journals. Paper presented at the American Counseling Association, San Diego, CA.

DeLucia-Waack, J. L. (1999, March). Using music in children of divorce groups in elementary schools. Paper presented at the New York State School Counseling Association, Albany, NY.

DeLucia-Waack, J. L., & Riva, M. (1999, January). Turning your group experience into a publication. Paper presented at the Association for Specialists in Group Work, Albuquerque, NM.

Appointments

1999

Editor, Journal for Specialists in Group Work