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Brian Ogawa

Chair/Professor
Human Services
School of Applied Studies
Contact
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
785.670.2215
Degrees & Certifications
Univ of Calif-Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts
Fuller Theological Seminary, Master of Divinity
San Francisco Theological Sem, Doctor of Ministry
Academic History

D.Min., Counseling, San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1979
M.Div., Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1972
B.A., Social Sciences, UCLA, 1967 
 
Washburn University: Assistant Professor 2001-2006
Associate Professor/Tenured 2006-2011
Professor 2011-present
University of North Texas: Director, National Academy for Victim Studies/Associate Faculty, 1996-1997

 
Teaching
  • HS 201 A, Victimology
  • HS 360 A, Dir Study in Human Services
  • HS 374 WA, East Thrps In Intervnt & Treat
  • HS 450 A, Multicult. Iss - Hum Svcs
  • HS 477 WA, Morita Methods in Counseling
  • HS 550 GA, Multicult. Iss. - Hum Svcs
  • HS 574 GWA, Eastern Ther/Interven & Trtmnt
  • HS 577 GWA, Morita Methods in Counseling
Scholarly Interests/Activities
Post-Trauma; Victimology; Cultural Competency; Eastern Therapies: Morita Therapy and Naikan Therapy; Hate and Bias Crimes.
Published Books Authored: Walking on Eggshells: Counseling for Women in or Leaving an Abusive Relationship (Kendall Hunt); To Tell The Truth (Volcano Press); Color of Justice: Cultural Sensitive Treatment of Minority Crime Victims, 2nd Ed. (Allyn & Bacon); A River to Live By: The 12 Life Principles of Morita Therapy (Xlibris/Random House).
Service Interests/Activities
International Education; International Committee of Morita Therapy-United States representative; Victim/Survivor Services
Career Accomplishments
National Crime Victim Service  Award, 1995, presented by the President and Attorney General at the White House; Director, Crime Victims Research and Policy Institute, Texas Attorney General's Office 1996-2001; Division Chief, Maui County, Hawaii Prosecuting Attorney's Office, 1982-1996; National Violence Against Women Council, U.S. Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services, 1995-2000.