Kenneth Coll, Ph.D., LPC, LCPC is a Professor of Counseling at the University of Nevada, Reno. Previously, he was Professor and Chair of the Counseling Education Department at Boise State University and a tenured faculty member in Counselor Education at the University of Wyoming. The author of roughly 60 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters, Dr. Coll has also held multiple adolescent and family research and service grants and contracts to–date. His extensive research and clinical experience is primarily with adolescent mental health/addictions risk and resilience factors, and with effective assessment and counseling interventions for high-risk populations. Dr. Coll has been honored as a researcher of the year twice, and developed the nationally recognized best-practice Youth Comprehensive Risk Assessment process, a performance measurement system approved by The Joint Commission. Dr. Coll is a member of the American Counseling Association and certified Master Addictions Counselor. He also recently served on the Governor’s Behavioral Health Transformation Task Force for the State of Nevada.