Dr. Jill Sudak-Allison

Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology
Dept.: Psychology
Office: Rasmussen Center 227

Academic History

  • Ph.D., Iowa State University - Human Development and Family Studies (2001)
  • M.A., Drake University, Psychology (1988)
  • B.A., Drake University, Psychology major, English minor (1985)

Start Date at Grand View

  • August 2014

Areas of Expertise

  • Mental Health
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Diagnosis
  • Social Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Counseling
  • Internship
  • Practicum
  • Human Services

Scholarly Research / Publications

  • NOHS, National Conference, Committee Member, January, 2017-October 21, 2017
  • NOHS Proposal Reviewer, March 21, 2017
  • OTPR Reviewer, January 12, 2017
  • Sent in Proposal to MPA, Nov, 2016. Five proposals accepted for MPA, April 20-22, 2017
  • Poster Accepted for NITOP, January 3-6, 2017, “Increasing Human Service Students' Sense of ‘Employment Worth and Career Negotiation Skills”
  • Celebration of Vocation Reception, April 11-14, 2016
  • Poster Accepted for NITOP, January 2-6, 2016, “Three Majors: Poster Symposium for Engaging all Learners of Psychology, Human Services & Education”
  • Proposal Reviewer for OTRP, January, 2016
  • Proposal Reviewer for NOHS, December, 2015
  • Proposal Reviewer for 2016 MWHOS Conference, October, 2015
  • Sudak-Allison, J.R. (2010). Coping with Holiday Stress and Recover the Happiness of Holidays. Welcome Home, 10:8, 43
  • Keoughan, P., Joanning, H., & Sudak-Allison, J.R. (2001). Child Access and visitation following divorce: A growth area for marriage and family therapy. American Journal of Family Therapy, 29:155-163
  • Williams, K.B., Radefield, P.S., Binning, J.F., & Sudak, J.R. (May, 1993). When job candidates are “hard-“ versus “easy-to-get” Effects of candidate availability on employment decisions. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 93, 23, 3, 169-198

Honors & Awards

  • Principal Financial Development Grant, awarded funding for Start Smart
  • License (3 year award) and AAUW membership (April, 2016)
  • Mini grant awarded, January, 2016
  • Mini grant awarded, August 24, 2015
  • Mini grant awarded, December 17, 2014
  • Mini grant awarded to Begin a Human Services Club, Aug, 2014
  • Mary Catherine Scholarship (1997-1998)
  • Helen G. Easter Scholarship (1996-1997)
  • Damaris Pease Family and Consumer Sciences Scholarship (1995-1996)
  • ISU College of Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni Association Graduate Scholarship (1995-1996)

Professional Memberships

  • AAUW, member (June 2016)
  • NITOP, member (January 2016)
  • NOHS, member, beginning of an Honors Society for Students at Grand View University (August 2014)
  • Human Service Advisory Committee, member (October 2014)

Certificates

  • LMHC - Licensed Mental Health Counselor, State of Iowa (1992 - present)
  • LMFT - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, State of Iowa (1999 - present)
  • Certified in EMDR
  • Certified in Family Law Mediation
  • Critical Incident and Stress Debriefing

Questions & Answers

What makes Grand View unique among other universities?
We provide our students with practical skill and knowledge that they apply while still in college so that when they leave they have relevant experience to springboard to the next level. 
What is your favorite part about working at Grand View?
My favorite part about working at Grand View is hands down the students and my colleagues.
Jill Sudak-Allison