Department of Special Education and Counseling

Karen Decker, M.Ed., LAC

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Office:   V3005
Phone:   973-720-3914
Email:deckerk1@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   Monday, 3 - 4:30 pm

Department: Special Education and Counseling
Position: Instructor
Area Specialization: N/A

Academic Degrees and Certifications
  • M.Ed. - William Paterson University: Agency Counseling
    CACREP Accredited Program
  • B.A. - Montclair State University: Early Childhood Education
  • Licensed Associate Counselor (State of NJ)
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Professional Experience
  • William Paterson University, Department of Special Education and Counseling, Clinical Faculty Member
  • Pathways Counseling Center, Staff Counselor
  • Copeland Middle School, 6th Grade Counselor
Current Teaching and Administrative Responsibilities
  • CSP 601 Counseling Skills and Techniques
  • CSP 609 Human Development
  • CSP 612 Advanced Practicum in a School Setting
  • Supervising five practicum students
Current Professional and Academic Association Memberships
  • American Counseling Association