Daniel T. Sciarra
Daniel T. Sciarra, Ph.D., LCMHC, NCC, is professor of counselor education. He is a licensed psychologist, licensed clinical mental health counselor (LCMHC), and a national certified counselor (NCC). Fluently bilingual in Spanish, he also works with Latino children, adolescents and families.
Dr. Sciarra’s research interests include multicultural counseling, racial identity development, and the role of the school counselor in the promotion of academic achievement and educational attainment among students of color. A former school counselor with the New York City Board of Education, Dr. Sciarra holds a doctorate in counseling psychology from Fordham University, a master’s degree in counseling from Boston College and a bachelor’s degree in English education from Fairfield University.
In addition to numerous articles and book chapters on the subject of multicultural counseling, Dr. Sciarra is the author of two books, Multiculturalism in Counseling (Peacock, 1999) and School Counseling: Foundations and Contemporary Issues (Brook/Cole, 2004), and he is currently co-authoring a third book, Emotional Disorders in the Classroom (Allyn & Bacon, forthcoming, 2008).
Hofstra Horizons Articles
- Spring 2008: Diversity IN and OUT of the Classroom