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Jay Trenhaile

Jay Trenhaile

Title

Professor

Office Building

Wenona Hall

Office

109

Mailing Address

Wenona Hall 109
Counseling & Human Development-Box 0507
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

Biography

Jay D. Trenhaile, EdD, NCSP, LP is a Professor and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor at South Dakota State University. Research activities for Dr. Trenhaile focus on his interest in the areas of Solution Focused Brief Therapy, student-athlete mental health, and individuals with developmental disabilities. He also has a small private practice which includes evaluating and counseling children and adolescents in area schools.

Education

BS in Education- Dakota State University
MS in Adult and Continuing Education- Kansas State University
MS in Counseling and Human Resource Development- South Dakota State University
Ed.D. In Educational Psychology and Counseling- University of South Dakota

Academic Interests

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
Certified School Counseling in SD/ Licensed in MN
Certified School Psychologist in SD/ Licensed in MN
Licensed Psychologist- SD

Solution Focused Brief Therapy, student-athlete mental health, and developmental disabilities

Professional Memberships

American Counseling Association

National Association of School Psychologists

Awards and Honors

2009 Outstanding Professional Achievement Award, Dakota State University Alumni Association, Madison, SD
2006 School Psychologist of the Year, South Dakota Association of School Psychologists
2006 E. Gordon Poling Administrator Award, South Dakota Counseling Association
2006 Mavis Booze Mentoring Award, South Dakota Counseling Association
2001 Distinguished Service Award, College of Education and Counseling, South Dakota State University

Grants

(Selected)
2019 $12,970, Primary Investigator of Sanford Sport Science Institute/SDSU grant, Utilizing Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Treatment to Decrease the Negative Impact of Injuries and Concussions

2014 $89,328, Primary Investigator of Sanford Health/SDSU Seed grant, The Impact of Ongoing Motivational Interviewing: Training on Profile® Coaches in the Area of Weight Loss

2008 $4,860, South Dakota Council on Developmental Disability Mini-Grant, Interventions for persons assisted with sexual offender traits

2005 $5,000, South Dakota Council on Developmental Disability Mini-Grant, Solution Focused Training for Staff

2004 $5,000, South Dakota Council on Developmental Disability Mini-Grant, Agency-wide Responses to the Death of a Person Supported and Other Crises

2003 $5,000, South Dakota Council on Developmental Disability Mini-Grant, Interventions for Therapists who work with Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

Creative Activities

Created and sold "Creating Solutions" a strength-based counseling game for children.

Area(s) of Research

Trenhaile, J. & Taylor, E. R. (2013). Solution focused supervision in college student affairs setting. In F. Thomas (Ed), Solution Focused Supervision. New York, NY: Springer.

Trenhaile, J. (2010). Strength-based school meetings. In T.S. Nelson (Ed), Doing Something Different: Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. New York: Routledge.

Trenhaile, J. (2010). Insoo. In T.S. Nelson (Ed), Doing Something Different: Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. New York: Routledge.

Trenhaile, J. (September, 2008). Resource Review: Strengths-Based school counseling: Promoting student development and achievement. Counseling Today.

Trenhaile, J. (2007). Foreword for Assisting students with disabilities: Handbook for school counselors (2nd Ed.).

Trenhaile, J. (September, 2007). Resource Review: Talking with college students about alcohol: Motivational strategies for reducing abuse. Counseling Today.

Trenhaile, J. (February, 2007). Resource Review: SOS! A Practical guide for leading solution-focused groups with kids K-12. Counseling Today.

Trenhaile, J. (2005). Solution focused supervision: Returning the focus to client goals. In T. S. Nelson (Ed.), Education and training in solution focused brief therapy. Binghamton, NY: Haworth.

Trenhaile, J. (2005). Solution focused supervision: Returning the focus to client goals. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 16(1/2).

Hemmestad, M., & Trenhaile, J. (2002). Counseling self-harming adolescents. Dakota Counselor.

Department(s)