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.


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

M.S., Rehabilitation Counseling
Langston University, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Honors: Chi Sigma Iota, International Honor Society President, SGA President

B.A., Psychology
Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania
Minor: Anthropology
Honors: Graduated with honors, Vice President of Mu Beta Psi

Teaching Experience

Arkansas Tech University
Family Systems

Rogers State University
Introduction to Psychology
Child Psychology

Tulsa Community College
Introduction to Psychology
Developmental Psychology

Langston University-Tulsa
Issues in Minority Health
Strategies to Behavioral Change
Psychological Testing
Psychology of Disability
Survey of Disability
Introduction to Substance Abuse
Assistive Technology

Oklahoma State University
Introduction to Psychology

University of Arkansas (Teaching Assistant)
Independent Living
Psychosocial Response to Disability

Employment History

Another Chance Rehabilitation Services
March 2017-Present
Owner: Private practice for individual counseling, group counseling, parenting plans, life coaching and vocational services.                                                                                   

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.

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.


  • RSA Scholar, Langston University, August 2011 – May 2013
  • Leadership & Academic Scholar, Saint Vincent College, August 1997 – May 2001


  • Whiting, C. & Sassin, J.  (2015), Intersection of poverty and disability.  Brain Injury Professional:  The Official Publication of the North American Brain Injury Society.
  • Whiting-Madison, C., Bullins, S., & Wilkins, M.J. (2017) Assistive technology in the life care plan.  Journal of Life Care Planning, 14 (3).
  • Bullins, S., Wilkins, M.J., & Whiting-Madison. (in press). Nutrition and Disability. Journal of Life Care Planning.


  • ORA Midyear Conference Presenter-From Incarceration to Independence-Providing Rehabilitation Services to those with felonies, March 6, 2015, Oklahoma Rehabilitation Association
  • Remembering the Tulsa Race Riots-Black History Celebration Coordinator, February 26, 2015, Langston University-Tulsa
  • Annual Conference Presenter-Empowering Individuals with Mental Illness, October 31, 2015, National Rehabilitation Association
  • Annual Conference Presenter-The Intersection of Poverty and Disability, July 25, 2014, National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Counselors
  • ORA Annual Conference Presenter-Empowering Individuals with Mental Illness, July 16, 2014, Oklahoma Rehabilitation Association
  • Annual Conference Presenter-Health Care Disparity, July 27, 2013, National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Counselors
  • ADC Annual Conference Presenter-Social Justice & the Arab American Community, June 13, 2013, Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee
  • Annual Conference Presenter-Social Justice & Disability, May 21, 2013, Arkansas Rehabilitation Association
  • Langston University Black History/Jordan Plaza Event Coordinator, March 27, 2013
  • Partnership Conference (between DRS and DHS) Presenter-Social Justice & Disability, March 8, 2013