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Fr. Tom Batsis - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Fr. Tom Batsis Fr. Tom Batsis

Professor Emeritus | Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

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Biography

Father Thomas Batsis, a Licensed Psychologist (clinical), is a Professor in Residence at Loyola Marymount University's (LMU) School of Education. He also serves as Executive Director of LMU's Center for Catholic Education.

Education (3)

California Graduate Institute: PhD, Psychology 1983

Title of Dissertation: Biofeedback Training: Its Effect on
Locus of Control, Anxiety, and Academic Underachievement.

University of Louisville: M.Ed., School Administration 1972

Title of Thesis: Characteristics of Persons Involved in an
Education Council.

Bellarmine College: BA, History 1964

Secondary Teaching Credential

Social

Areas of Expertise (4)

School Safety Youth Gangs Psychology and Catholicism Counseling Psychology

Industry Expertise (4)

Research Education/Learning Public Safety Mental Health Care

Accomplishments (2)

Frederick Milton Thrasher Award (professional)

2000-01-01

Received the Frederick Milton Thrasher Award from the National Gang Crime Research Center "...for outstanding
contributions to scholarship, service, and innovations in Gang Research Issues."

Recognition (professional)

Received official Recognition from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles's Department of Catholic Schools for Recognition "...for dedicated service as a member of the Catholic School Board, 1990 - 1995."

Media Appearances (1)

Rev. Thomas Batsis, O.Carm., Appointed Professor Emeritus

Loyola Marymount University  online

2013-12-05

News blog article announcing Father Thomas Batsis appointment to the position of Professor Emeritus at LMU.

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Event Appearances (3)

Multicultural counselor training through experiential group activities

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Conference  San Diego, CA

2009-11-01

Creating a safe learning space for the school community

National Catholic Educational Association Convention  Anaheim, CA

2009-04-01

Culturally Responsive Career Counseling

Eleventh International Counseling Conference  Bangkok, Thailand

2005-12-01

Research Grants (1)

Conrad N. Hilton Grant

(LMU Center for Catholic Education: Conrad N. Hilton Foundation 

2011-09-01

Grant awarded to Fr. Tom Batsis, S.P. Martin, K. Huchting, A. Sabatino, and F. Dell’Olio to support three research projects at the Center for Catholic Education: (a) Catholic Schools Research Study, (b) Archdiocesan Partner 200-Day Study, and (c) The Future of Catholic Education in Los Angeles Planning Initiative.

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Articles (3)

Campus safety and youth gangs: Counselors’ perceptions School Counseling – A “world C.L.A.S.S.” profession: Collaboration, Leadership, and Student Support

2006

Youth Gangs: A Counselor's View Journal for the Professional Counselor

1999

Helping schools respond to gang violence Journal of Gang Research

1997

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