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Brian Chopko

Associate Professor

Ph.D. Counselor Education and Supervision, The University of Akron, 2007

Brian Chopko is an Assistant Professor at the Stark regional campus.  He holds a Ph.D. in Counseling from the University of Akron and is a licensed mental health counseler and former police officer.

Courses Taught:

  • Treatment Methods
  • Criminology
  • Victimology
  • Corrections
  • Introduction to Justice Studies
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Recent Publications: Chopko, B.A. (in press). Posttraumatic Distress and Growth: An Empirical Study of Police Officers.    American Journal of Psycholtherapy. Schwartz, R.C., Smith, S.D., & Chopko, B.A. (in press). Psychotherapists' Countertransference Reactions Towards Clients With Antisocial Personality Disorder and Schizophrenia: An Empirical Test of Theory.  American Journal of Psychotherapy.  Chopko, B.A. and Schwartz, R.C. (2009).  The relation between Mindfulness and Posttraumatic Growth: A Study of First Responders to Trauma-Inducing Incidents.  Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 31, 363-376.

Brian Chopko
Department of Justice Studies
Department of Sociology
Phone: 330-499-9600