Division of Counseling and Psychology
Books, Chapters, and MonographsKass, J. and Trantham, S. (2013). Perspectives from Clinical Neuroscience: Mindfulness and Therapeutic Use of the Arts. In, L. Rappaport (Ed.) Mindfulness and the Creative Arts Therapies. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley.
Kass, J. (2007) God images as indwelling spirit and core foundation of self. In, P. Hegy (Ed.) What do we imagine God to be? The function of “God images” in our lives. Lampeter, Wales, UK: Edwin Mellen Press.
Kass, J. & Lennox, S. (2005) Emerging models of spiritual development: A foundation for mature, moral, and health-promoting behavior. In, W. R. Miller & H.D. Delaney (Eds.) Judeo-Christian perspectives on psychology: Human nature, motivation and change. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
Kass, J. & Kass, L., (2000). Manual for the Spirituality and Resilience Assessment Packet. Cambridge, MA: Behavioral Health Education Initiative Monograph, Greenhouse Psychotherapy Associates.
Kass, J. (1998). The Inventory of Positive Psychological Attitudes: Measuring attitudes that buffer stress and facilitate primary prevention using constructs responsive to diverse cultural worldviews. In, C. Zalaquett & R. Wood (Ed.) Evaluating stress: A book of resources, Volume 2. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press/University Press of America.
Kass, J. (1995). Contributions of religious experience to psychological and physical well-being: Research evidence and an explanatory model. In, L. VandeCreek (Ed.), Spiritual needs and pastoral services: Readings in research. Decatur, GA: Journal of Pastoral Care Publications.
Kass, J., (1981). Mantalk. Cambridge, MA: Building Urban Community: A Person-Centered Approach Project Monograph, Greenhouse, Inc.
Kass, J. (2014) Envisioning the transformative university: Identifying concrete goals for teaching and learning. (Manuscript in preparation)
Aldinger, C., Zhang, X.W., Liu, L.Q., Pan, X.D., Yu, S.H., Jones, J., Kass, J. (2008) Changes in attitudes, knowledge and behavior associated with implementing a comprehensive school health program in a province of China. Health Education Research, doi: 10.1093/her/cyn022
Kass, J. (2007) Spiritual maturation: A developmental resource for resilience, well-being, and peace. Journal of Pedagogy, Pluralism, and Practice, 12 (Summer), 53-64. Hoshmand, L., Kass, J. (2003) Conceptual and action frameworks for peace. International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling, 5(4), 205-213.
Kass, J. (1996). Coping with life-threatening illnesses using a logotherapeutic approach, Stage II: Clinical mental health counseling. International Forum for Logotherapy, 19(2), 113-118.
Kass, J. (1996). Coping with life-threatening illnesses using a logotherapeutic approach, Stage I: Health care team interventions. International Forum for Logotherapy, 19(1), 15-19.
Kass, J. (1991). Contributions of religious experience to psychological and physical well-being: The Caregiver (Journal of the College of Chaplains), 8(4), 4-11.
Kass, J., Friedman, R., Leserman, J., Caudill, M., Zuttermeister, P., Benson, H. (l991). An inventory of positive psychological attitudes with potential relevance to health outcomes: Validation and preliminary testing. Behavioral Medicine, Fall, 17(3), 121-129.
Kass, J., Friedman, R., Leserman, J., Zuttermeister, P., Benson, H. (l991). Health outcomes and a new measure of spiritual experience. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 30(2), 203-211.
Kass, J., (1985). The use of person-centered expressive therapies in the health professions. Brennpunkt, Schweizerische Gesellschaft fur Gesprachspsychotherapie und person-zentrierte Beratung, (Switzerland) 24, 20-33.
Rogers, C.R., Bowen, M., Justyn, J., Kass, J., Miller, M., Rogers, N., Wood, J. (1978). Evolving aspects of person-centered workshops. Self and Society (Great Britain), 6(2), 43-49.Papers (Original Research) at Professional ConferencesKass, J. (2012) Mentoring Social-Emotional Learning in Higher Education: A Contemplative Self-Inquiry Curriculum. International Symposia for Contemplative Studies. Denver, CO. (April 26-29, 2012)
Kass, J. (2009) Evaluation of a contemplative psychosocial learning curriculum for higher education: Mentoring spiritual maturation and multifaith community. Hawaii International Conference on the Social Sciences, Honolulu, HI. (June 4-7, 2009)
Kass, J. (2007) Spiritual maturation: A developmental resource for resilience, well-being, and peace. Body, Mind, and Spirit: Innovations in Research, Practice, and Pedagogy. Lesley University, Cambridge, MA. (March, 30, 2007).
Kass, J. (2001) Reconceptualization of God image as indwelling spirit: Experiences of the spiritual core. Symposium Title: God Images and the Religious Imagination. Annual Meetings of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. Columbus, OH.
Kass, J. (2001) The role of contemplative practices in psychological maturation and health: Raising awareness among university faculty and students. Session Title: Religious Experience in Theory and Practice. Annual Meetings of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. Columbus, OH.
Kass, J. (2001) Mentoring students in the development of leadership skills, health promoting behavior, and pro-social behavior: A rationale for teaching contemplative practices in university education. Lesley University Colloquium on Contemplative Practice in Higher Education, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA.
Kass, J., Burton, L., Knickles, R. M., Ferranti, L., Singleton, E., Gawelek, M. A., Davis, F., Allen, E. (1999) Preventing cigarette smoking in women: Contributions from personally meaningful spirituality. Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
Morris, L., Barfield, M., Kass, J., Roffman, E., Depradine, S., Fernandes, J., Woods, M. (1999). Holism in action: Nourishing spirituality in the lives of young people. Proceedings of the Boston Symposium on Youth Development. Mayor’s Office of Community Partnerships: Boston, MA.
Kass, J. (1998). A curriculum for transformative learning in higher education: A multifaith approach to spirituality as a resource for self-knowledge and well-being. National Conference on Education as Transformation: Religious Pluralism, Spirituality, and Higher Education. Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA.
Kass, J. (1998). Extending Rogers' process conception of personal development: The experience of the spiritual core as a phenomenological outgrowth of increases in internalized locus of evaluation. Colloquium presentation, Association for the Development of the Person-Centered Approach, 13th Annual Meeting. Wheaton College, Wheaton, MA.
Kass, J. (1996). Helping patients cope with life threatening illnesses: Addressing the psychospiritual crisis. Annual Meeting of the American Counseling Association. Pittsburgh, PA.
Gawelek, M., Kass, J., Reinkraut, R., Roffman, E. (1996). Transforming the curriculum: Training for Diversity. Training Workshop, Annual Meeting of the American Counseling Association, Pittsburgh, PA.
Kass, J. (1994). Training for diversity: The marginalization of spirituality. Symposium Title: Transforming the Curriculum: Training for Diversity. Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association. Los Angeles, CA.
Kass, J. (1993). Psychological resources for coping with illness: Utilization of a patient's spiritual concerns and needs. Colloquium, Annual Conference on Holistic Approaches to Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA.
Kass, J. (1991). Integrating spirituality into personality theory and counseling practice. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Counseling and Development, Reno, NE.
Kass, J. (1991). Contributions of religious experience to psychological and physical well-being. Annual Meeting of The Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. Pittsburgh, PA.
Kass, J., (1980). The use of group process as a source of health-promoting attitudes in men. Colloquium, Building Urban Community: A Person-Centered Approach Project. Greenhouse, Cambridge, MA.
Kass, J., (1979). Scenes from men's lives: The other side of love. Annual Meeting of the Association of Humanistic Psychology, Princeton, NJ.
Kass, J., Shapiro, L. (1979). From person to community: using a person-centered approach to develop healthy social forms. Colloquium, Annual Meeting of the Association of Humanistic Psychology, Princeton, NJ.
Kass, J., (1978). The economic problem is a human one: Developing a person-centered approach to community. Colloquium, Building Urban Community: A Person-Centered Approach Project. Greenhouse, Cambridge, MA.
Dr. Jared Kass Profile
Master's Programs: Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Mental Health Counseling:Holistic Studies Specialization
Clinical Mental Health Counseling:Trauma Studies Specialization
Clinical Mental Health Counseling:School and Community Specialization
Master's Programs: Counseling Psychology
Counseling Psychology: School Counseling Specialization
Counseling Psychology: Professional Counseling Specialization
Counseling and Psychology for Educators, Clergy, Managers and Health and Human Service Professionals
Professional Development in Counseling Psychology
Trauma Studies in Counseling and PsychologyProfessional Studies in Play Therapy
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Counseling Psychology
Programs of Study
Continuing Education and Professional Development
Letter from Interim Dean Walker
Office of the Dean Staff
Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences Home
Tuition and Fees