Janice E. Jones received her Ph.D. in Urban Education with a specialization in Counseling Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a professor, chairs the Leadership Division of the College of Education and Leadership at Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee and currently serves as Interim Associate Dean. She is a certified alcohol and drug counselor and a certified clinical supervisor for alcohol and drug counselors. Dr. Jones’s publications include articles and book chapters in the areas of training and supervision, positive psychology, multicultural awareness and training, successful life transitions for people with disabilities, and career and life transitions. She is actively engaged in applying positive psychology to practical problems, and is researching the impact of using positive coping strategies on the academic, career, and life outcomes of diverse, low-income youth. Dr. Jones teaches research methods courses in the Doctoral Leadership Studies department at Cardinal Stritch University. Dr. Jones also serves on the executive board of Kids Matter, Inc. a non-profit group that is working to change foster care in the state of Wisconsin.