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Nicole Pizzini

Chair | Associate Professor


Dr. Pizzini teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate programs in criminal justice. Her area of specialization is in treatment and re-entry of offenders and program development. She is certified in career development and offender career development and has been certified in substance abuse counseling.

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Education and Training


  • PhD, University of Iowa Rehabilitation Counselor Education
  • MA, University of Iowa Substance Abuse Counseling
  • BS, University of Iowa Psychology, major; Human Relations, Minor

Areas of Professional Interest


  • Corrections
  • Treatment of offenders
  • Rehabilitation and re-entry
  • Program development
  • Leadership and ethics

Publications


Pizzini, N. (2012). A qualitative analysis of the experience of dying for prisoners with a terminal illness. Paper accepted for the Midwest Sociological Society Annual Conference. Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Lamb, M. R. & Pizzini, N. J. (2009). Evidenced Based Practice for Clients with Mental Health issues in Community Corrections. Paper presented at the American Probation and Parole Association Annual Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC.

Lamb, M.R. & Pizzini, N. J. (2009). Clinical Staff increase the ability to effectively develop Mental Health and Co-Occurring Programming within Community Corrections. Paper presented at the American Probation and Parole Association Annual Conference. Myrtle Beach, SC.

Pizzini, N. J. & Lamb, M. R. (2008). Drug courts with a twist. Paper presented at the American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Pizzini, N. J. & Lamb, M. R. (2008). Integrating evidenced based practices into community corrections. Paper presented at the American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Pizzini, N. J. (2007). Dying in prison: A Qualitative analysis. Paper presented at the American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Detroit, MI.

Pizzini, N. J., & Morelock, S. (2006, July). Employment services with the correctional Population. Paper presented at the National Career Development Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Morelock, S., & Pizzini, N. J. (2006, April). Establishing effective collaborations. Paper presented at the Second Annual National Offender Workforce Development Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Pizzini, N. J. & Cox, P. (2005, June). Interdisciplinary GCDF/OWDS initiative in Iowa. Paper presented at the National Career Development Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

Pizzini, N. J. (2005, April). Employment barriers and assessment instruments for ex-offenders. Paper presented at the Annual American Counseling Association Conference, Atlanta, GA.


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Courses Taught

Graduate courses include: Justice Planning and Leadership, Administration of Justice, Crime Policy Analysis, Seminar in Corrections, Seminar in Juvenile Justice, Seminar in Criminal Justice, Criminological Theory, and Stress and Crisis Management.

Undergraduate courses include: Offender Treatment, Contemporary Corrections, Drugs and Society, and Senior Seminar.

Contact


Nicole Pizzini, PhD, Chairperson

Criminal Justice and Sociology
McMullen Hall 014
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803
563-333-6156
PizziniNicoleJ@sau.edu

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