Positive psychological interventions; assessment and development of strengths; psychological well-being and mental health of child and youth populations; factors that affect and promote successful educational and career trajectories among traditionally underrepresented populations.
Shane J. Lopez Award for Professional Contributions in Positive Psychology
University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point Excellence in Teaching Award
Wisconsin Teaching Fellow
International Positive Psychology Association Honorable Mention Dissertation Award
Student Award for Distinguished Contributions to Positive Psychology
Allan, B. A., Owens, R. L., & Duffy, R. D. (in press). Generation me or meaning? Exploring meaningful work in college students and career counselors. Journal of Career Development. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0894845316667599
Owens, R. L., Motl, T. C., & Krieshok, T. S. (2016). A comparison of strengths and interests protocols in career assessment and counseling. Journal of Career Assessment, 24(4), 605-622. doi: 10.1177/1069072715615854
Owens, R. L., Magyar-Moe, J. L., & Lopez, S. J. (2015). Finding balance via positive psychological assessment: Recommendations for practice. The Counseling Psychologist, 43(5), 634-670.
Magyar-Moe, J. L., Owens, R. L., & Conoley, C. W. (2015). Positive psychological interventions in counseling: What every Counseling Psychologist should know. The Counseling Psychologist, 43(4), 508-557.
Magyar-Moe, J. L., Owens, R. L., Scheel, M. J. (2015). Applications of positive psychology in Counseling Psychology: Current status and future directions. The Counseling Psychologist, 43(4), 494-507.
Miller, M. K., Mollen, C. J., O’Malley, D., Owens, R. L., Maliszewski, G. A., Goggin, K., & Kelly, P. (2014). Providing adolescent sexual health care in the pediatric emergency department: Views of health care providers. Pediatric Emergency Care, 30(2), 84-90.
Owens, R. L., & Patterson, M. M. (2013). Positive psychological interventions for children: A comparison of gratitude and best possible selves approaches. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 174(4), 403-428.