Elisabeth Liles

Contact Information and Office Hours

Placeholder Contact Information Office Hours
Associate Professor
Eureka Hall 411
Office: (916) 278-6173

Spring 2016
Thursday: 11:00 - 1:00 pm; 2:45 - 3:40 pm

*Please email me for appointment.

Joined Faculty: August 2009

Quote of Personal Interest

"It is not what you do that matters most, but what you do after what you have done." (Garry Landreth)

Areas of Research/Scholarly Activity

  • Play Therapy
  • Activity Therapy
  • School Counseling

Courses Taught

EDC 210 - Multicultural/Ethnic Counseling
EDC 214 - Dynamics of Human Development
EDC 216 - Counseling Theory
EDC 231 - Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
EDC 242 - Play and Art Therapy for Children
EDC 272 - Counseling Children and Youth
EDC 274 - Guidance and Consultation in School Counseling
EDC 280 - Practicum in Communication
EDC 290 - Master's Culminating Experience
EDC 475 - Practicum in School Counseling
EDC 480 - Field Study in School Counseling

Educational Degrees

  • Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Nevada, Reno (CACREP)
  • M.A., School Counseling, University of Nevada, Reno (CACREP)
  • B.A., English - Secondary Education with a Minor in Writing, University of Nevada, Reno

Select Publications

  • Liles, E. E., & Packman, J. (2009). Play therapy for children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. International Journal of Play Therapy, 18, 192-206.

  • Packman, J., Smaby, M., Maddux, C., Farnum, C., Hodges, C., Liles, E., et al. (2009). The impact of skills-based training on counselor locus of control and emotional intelligence. VISTAS Online. American Counseling Association. Available at http://counselingoutfitters.com

  • Liles, E. E. (2008). The write words. In L. L. Foss, J. Green, K. Wolfe-Stiltner, & J. L. DeLucia-Waack (Eds.), School counselors share their favorite group activities: A guide to choosing, planning, conducting, and processing (pp. 121-122). Alexandria, VA: Association for Specialists in Group Work.

Curriculum Vitae

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Last updated: 25 January 2016
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