During Dr. Dadson’s tenure at the VTN, he was asked to create an educational model for the purpose of training psychologists and counselors in the fields of group therapy and trauma on a global scale.
Dr. Mike Dadson partnered with a diverse group of professionals, including physicians, clinical counselors, nurses, and specialists in disability concerns and learning resources, to develop a University Wellness Model.
In partnership with others, Dr. Mike Dadson developed a University Career Model that integrates the concepts of identity development, career counseling and coaching.
As a supervisor, Dr. Dadson oversaw the delivery of therapeutic services to individuals facing a wide range of psychological difficulties, including borderline depression, eating disorders, anxiety, relationship problems, suicidality, gender identity concerns, cross-cultural challenges, self-mutilation, and spiritual distress.
By initiating the development of internship supervision, Michael Dadson increased the department’s capacity with a strategy to deliver services. Dr. Michael Dadson also conducted trauma outcome research, both quantitative and qualitative, at a student healthcare center, using their findings to inform curriculum and psycho-educational workshops.