Dr. Andrew Wichterman, LPC

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2011 – 2014                 Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision (CACREP accredited),

Regent University.

2004 – 2007               M. A., Counseling, Cornerstone University

2001 – 2004                B. A., Taylor University, Psychology

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

2007 – Present             Michigan Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2007 – Present             Director, Battleground Skate House, Battle Creek, MI.

2012 – 2015                    Counselor, Summit Pointe, Battle Creek, MI.

2014 – 2014                    Doctoral Internship, Sequel Care, Prescott Valley, AZ.

2013 – 2013                     Doctoral Counseling Practicum, Bethany Christian Services,

   Kalamazoo, MI.

2013 – 2013                    Doctoral Counseling Practicum, Summit Pointe, Battle Creek, MI.

2007 – 2012                   Wraparound Coordinator, Summit Pointe, Battle Creek, MI.

2006 – 2007                  Para-pro, Family and Children Services, Battle Creek, MI.

2006 – 2007                  Master of Counseling Intern, Family and Children Services,

   Battle Creek, MI.

2005 – 2005                  Master of Counseling Practicum, Wellspring Counseling, Grand

  Rapids, MI.

PROFESSIONAL TEACHING / INSTRUCTION

2017 – Present             Assistant Professor, Colorado Christian University, Denver, CO,

Online

2014 – Present            Assistant Professor, Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI.

2013 – Present            Adjunct Faculty, Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, MI.

2012 – 2014                 Adjunct Faculty, Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI.

2008 – 2008                Adjunct Instructor, Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, MI.

COURSES TAUGHT

2015  – 2017                 Assessment in Psychopathology (Masters)

2014 – 2017                 Multicultural Counseling Techniques (Masters)

2015 – 2017                 Capstone in Psychology and Christian Thought (Masters

2016                             Testing in Psychopathology (Masters)

2016                             Career Counseling (Masters – Online)

2015 – 2016                 Developmental Issues in Counseling (Masters)

2015 – 2016                 Advanced Psychopathology (Masters)

2014 – 2016                 Legal Issues and Ethics in Counseling (Masters – Online)

2014 – 2016                Multicultural Counseling Theories (Masters)

2013 – 2016                Research Methodology (Masters)

2013 – 2016                 Assessment and Testing in Counseling (Masters)

2015                             Psychopathology (Masters)

2015                             Group Process in Counseling (Masters)

2014 – 2015                 Internship (Masters)

2014                             Practicum (Masters)

2014                             Introduction to Psychology (Bachelors)

2014                             Communication in Ministry (Bachelors)

2014                             Current Social Issues (Bachelors)

2013                              Legal Issues and Ethics In Counseling (Masters)

2013                              Public Policy, Family Law, & Family Life Education  (Bachelors),

2008                             Life-Span Development (Bachelors)

PRESENTATIONS 

Local (Invited)

Wichterman, A. (July, 2016). Update on local youth ministry: Battleground skate

house. Trinity Baptist Church, Grand Rapids, MI. 

Wichterman, A. (June, 2016). Incarnational ministry: Battleground skate house.

Faith Baptist Church, Battle Creek, MI.

Wichterman, A. (June, 2016). Local para-church Youth Ministry: Battleground skate

house. Dexter Lake Church of God, Battle Creek, MI.

Wichterman, A. (May, 2015). Update on local youth ministry: Battleground skate

house. Trinity Baptist Church, Grand Rapids, MI.

Wichterman, A. (March, 2015). Local para-church Youth Ministry: Battleground skate

house. Calvary Baptist Church, Battle Creek, MI.

Wichterman, A. (July, 2013). Local para-church Youth Ministry: Battleground skate

house. Calvary Baptist Church, Battle Creek, MI.

Wichterman, A. (July, 2013). Update on local youth ministry: Battleground skate

house. Trinity Baptist Church, Grand Rapids, MI.

Wichterman, A., (May, 2013). Understanding the pursuit of your calling.

Presentation at “Student Chapel” at Calhoun Christian School, Battle Creek, MI.

Wichterman, A. (November, 2013). Local para-church Youth Ministry: Battleground

Skate House. Grace Fellowship, Battle Creek, MI.

Wichterman, A. (September, 2012). Local para-church Youth Ministry: Battleground

Skate House. Faith Baptist Church, Battle Creek, MI.

Wichterman, A. (September, 2008). Alumni Presentation: Personal Work Experience.

Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, MI.

Professional Presentations

Wichterman, A, (March, 2016). Home based services: A comparison of effective

strategies for serving at-risk youth. Poster Presentation at Christian Association for

Psychological Studies.

Wichterman, A, (November, 2016). Home based services: A comparison of

effective strategies for serving at-risk youth. Presentation Session at The Research

Symposium of Spring Arbor University.

Phillip, S., Washburn, D., & Wichterman, A, (April, 2014). The role of music/choir 

intervention in the recovery of adult students in the Duluth Teen Challenge-A

phenomenological study. Poster Presentation at Christian Association for

Psychological Studies.

PUBLICATIONS

Unpublished Manuscripts

Wichterman, A. (2015). Comparing Evidence Based Practice and Home Based

Therapies for SED Youth. (Unpublished Dissertation). Regent University,

Virginia Beach, VA. 

Wichterman, A. (2007). Fathering roles: changing roles, societal expectations, and the

 fatherhood crisis. (Unpublished Masters thesis). Cornerstone University,

Grand Rapids, MI.

Research in Progress

Wichterman, A, Wood, S, & Cooper-Nurse, J. (Submission planned for 2017).

The effect of christian theological knowledge on mood status.

SELECTED TRAININGS AND CONFERENCES

National

Christian Association for Psychological Studies (2017 – Scheduled). Annual Conference,

Chicago, IL.

Counsel for Christian Colleges and Universities (2016). New faculty institute, Grand

Rapids, MI.

Christian Association for Psychological Studies (2014).  Annual conference, Atlanta, GA. 

Regional

Starr Commonwealth – TLC (2015). Trauma Informed Care, Battle Creek, MI .

Beck Institute (2013, July). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Kalamazoo, MI.

University of Michigan (2010) Child Abuse and Neglect Training, Plymouth, MI.

University of Michigan (2009) Child Abuse and Neglect Training, Plymouth, MI.

State

 Michigan Wraparound Initiative (2009). Annual State Wraparound Conference,

Bellaire, MI

Local

Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce (2009). Leadership Challenge Academy,

Battle Creek, MI

LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE

Professional Leadership

Chi Sigma Iota (2016 – present). Faculty Leader, Spring Arbor University.

Subject Matter Expert (2016 – present). Advanced Psychopathology, Spring Arbor University.

Subject Matter Expert (2016 – present). Assessment in Psychopathology, Spring Arbor

University

Subject Matter Expert (2014 – present). Human Development in Counseling, Spring

Arbor University.

Subject Matter Expert (2014 – present). Research in Counseling, Spring Arbor University.

Community Service

Volunteer (2007) – present), Battleground Skate House, Battle Creek, MI.

Volunteer (2004 – 2008), Gull Lake High School Varsity Basketball, Richland, MI.

Volunteer (2003 – 2005). Habitat for Humanity, Battle Creek, MI.

FUNDRAISING AND GRANTS

Battleground Skate House (2007 – Present), Ongoing Fundraising ($300,000 total).

Battle Creek Area Rotary Club (2016). Community Grant ($500 award).

Battle Creek Area Rotary Club (2015). Community Grant ($500 award).

Battle Creek Area Rotary Club (2014) Community Grant ($500 award).

Battle Creek Community Foundation (2012). Community Grant ($10,000 award).

Non Profit Alliance (2011). Capacity Building Grant, ($500 award).

Battle Creek Community Foundation (2008). Neighborhood Venture Investment Grant

($10,000 award).

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Counseling Association

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling

Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honorary Society International, Alpha Omega Lambda Chapter

Christian Association for Psychological Studies

HONORS

George Award for Significant Community Service, Battle Creek Enquirer, Battle Creek

MI (May, 2015).

Community Project of the Year, Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership

Challenge Academy, Battle Creek, MI (2009, January to 2009, December).