Dr. Chrissy Whiting-Madison

Name: Chrissy Whiting-Madison

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: 918-343-7956

Title: Assistant Professor

Department: Psychology & Sociology

Office: Preparatory Hall, Room 203H

Dr. Chrissy Whiting-MadisonDr. Chrissy Whiting-Madison is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and Sociology at Rogers State University.

Education

Ph.D., Rehabilitation Education & Research
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Dissertation: Whiting, C. (2016). Instilling Hope: Showing Individuals with New Disabilities between the Ages of 18 and 24 that Suicide is Not the Answer

M.S. Rehabilitation Counseling
Langston University, Tulsa, Oklahoma

B.A. Psychology
Saint Vincent College Latrobe, Pennsylvania

Presentations and Publications

Whiting-Madison, C. & Woller, K.M.P. (2021). Humor in the Classroom: Learning Through Laughter. J Ment Health Soc Behav 3(1):127. https://doi.org/10.33790/jmhsb1100127

Eldoumi, H., Andrews, B. & Whiting-Madison, C.  (In progress.).  Evaluating Cortisol Levels in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic and its Relation to Changes in Eating and Sleeping Patterns, Physical activity Levels and Body Weight.

Whiting-Madison, C.  (2021). You are what you eat: nutrition and mental health. Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting, Madison, C. (2020).  Hope in the New Year.  Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Self-Care: A new approach.  Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Finding joy in uncertain times. Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Happy within: Self-discovery & positivity in a global pandemic. Paper presentation at the ASPE Conference, virtual conference.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020).  I’m so excited. Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Digging a little deeper.  Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Psychology & social media.  Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Happy within: self-discovery in a global pandemic. Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Happiness is for everyone! Paper presentation at the Women in Educational Leadership Conference, Virtual Conference.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Even happier: using your signature strengths to achieve even greater happiness.  Paper presentation at the Arkansas Rehabilitation Association, Virtual Conference.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Does COVID-19 cause PTSD?  Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Getting into the flow.  Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Happy alone. Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020).  Uncertainty & stress.  Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020).  The psychology of no. Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Aging & mental health. Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Experiencing life in the fullest.  Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Embracing the small stuff.  Bartlesville Magazine.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020).  Avoiding burnout: reigniting the flame with self-care. Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Stop the stigma:  normalizing mental health treatment.  Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Happy at home:  how to stay happy in isolation.  Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise.

Whiting, Madison, C. (2020). Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Not just a veteran’s nightmare.  Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise. 

Baughman, M. & Whiting-Madison, C. (2020). Achieve Read and Practice: Simple and Powerful Adaptive Quizzing and Reading. Macmillian Learning.

Baughman, M. & Whiting-Madison, C. (2019).  Achieve Read and Practice: The Testing Effect. MacMillian Learning.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2019).  Teaching happiness to your clients. Paper presentation at the Kentucky Rehabilitation Association, Hebron, Kentucky.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2019). Happiness is for everyone! Paper presentation at the Arkansas Rehabilitation Association, Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Whiting-Madison, C.  (2019). Choosing happiness:  Being positive in a negative world. Paper presentation at the Society for Higher Education Interdisciplinary Learning and Discovery, Claremore, Oklahoma.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2019). Choosing Happiness.  Total Publishing & Media. Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Whiting,-Madison, C. (2018). Positive psychology: chance your mind, change your classroom.  Paper presentation at the Rocky Mountain Education Research Association, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2018).  Positive psychology: change your mind, change your life. Paper presentation at the Social Justice Symposium, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2018). Positive psychology: change your mind, change your client’s outcomes. Paper presentation at the Arkansas Rehabilitation Association, Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Whiting-Madison, C. (2018). Positive psychology: how to be happy. Paper presentation at   the Society for Higher Education Interdisciplinary Learning & Discovery, Claremore, Oklahoma.

Whiting, Madison, C. (2018).  Choosing happiness.  Paper presentation at the National Conference on Learner-Centered Teaching, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Bullins, S., Wilkins, M.J., & Whiting-Madison, C. (2017). Nutrition and disability. Journal of Life Care Planning.

Whiting-Madison, C., Bullins, S., & Wilkins, M.J. (2017) Assistive technology in the life care plan.  Journal of Life Care Planning, 14 (3).

Whiting-Madison, C. (2017). Instilling hope:  showing college aged individuals that suicide is not the answer. Paper presentation at the Rocky Mountain Education Research Association. Lawton, Oklahoma.

Whiting, C. & Sassin, J.  (2015), Intersection of poverty and disability.  Brain Injury Professional:  The Official Publication of the North American Brain Injury Society.

Whiting, C. (2015). From incarceration to independence:  providing rehabilitation to those with felonies. Paper presentation at the Oklahoma Rehabilitation Association Midyear Conference, Ada, Oklahoma.

Whiting, C. (2015). Empowering individuals with mental illness.  Paper presentation at the National Rehabilitation Association, Des Moines, Iowa.

Sassin, J. & Whiting, C. (2014). The intersection of poverty and disability. Paper presentation at the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Counselors, Saint Louis, Missouri.

Sassin, J. & Whiting, C. (2013). Health care disparity. Paper presentation at the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Counselors, New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Sassin J. & Whiting, C. (2013). Social justice and the Arab-American community. Paper presentation at the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee, Washington, D.C.

Sassin, J. & Whiting, C. (2013). Social justice & Disability.  Paper presentation at the Arkansas Rehabilitation Association, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Teaching Experience

Rogers State University (2013-present):

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Child Psychology (Quality Matters certified)
  • Chemical Abuse in Special Populations
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Learning
  • Intervention Strategies
  • Positive Psychology
  • Senior Capstone

Arkansas Tech University (2016-2017):

  •      Family Systems

Tulsa Community College (2014-2016):

  •  Introduction to Psychology
  •  Developmental Psychology

Langston University-Tulsa (2013-2020):

  • Issues in Minority Health
  • Strategies to Behavioral Change
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychology of Disability
  • Survey of Disability
  • Introduction to Substance Abuse
  • Assistive Technology
  • Internship
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Theories of Personality
  • Independent Living

Oklahoma State University (2013):

  • Introduction to Psychology

Employment History

Rogers State University
2013-Present, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology & Sociology

Another Chance Rehabilitation Services
2017-2020, Owner & CEO
Private practice for individual counseling, group counseling, parenting plans, life coaching and vocational services.

Arkansas Tech University
2016-2017, Adjunct Faculty

Tulsa Community College
2014-2016, Adjunct Faculty

Langston University
2013-Present, Adjunct Faculty

Sassin & Associates
October 2013 – March 2017, Clinical Director
Provide clinical supervision and support to team of employment specialists serving as vendors for the states of Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kansas

Oklahoma State University
2013, Adjunct Faculty (Upward Bound)

Migrant Seasonal Farm Worker (MSFW)/Langston University
April 2012 – October 2013, Resource Navigator
Provided vocational rehabilitation counseling to migrant, seasonal farm workers throughout Eastern Oklahoma

Knox Laboratory
July 2006 – September 2012, Manager
Work directly with offenders, persons on probation and persons working the drug court program to keep them free from drugs and alcohol

Crossroads, Inc.
May 2003-July 2006, Staff Generalist
Provide psychosocial services to adults with severe mental illnesses including employment, education, advocacy, and housing.

Professional Service

  • 2019-Present. President. Society for Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Learning & Discovery. Claremore, Oklahoma.
  • 2016-2019.   Member at Large. Society for Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Learning & Discovery. Claremore, Oklahoma.
  • 2018. Planning Committee. National Conference on Learner-Centered Teaching. Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • 2010-2020. Planning Committee Chair. Social Justice Symposium. Tulsa, Oklahoma.