Dr. Amy Nitza

Dr. Amy Nitza

Amy Nitza is an associate professor in the College of Education and Public Policy at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne, where she directs the counselor education program. She holds a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Indiana University. Her research and scholarship is in the areas of group interventions with adolescents and the development of group counseling internationally. She has published several articles and book chapters on group counseling and has produced a training DVD on leading groups with adolescents. In 2008, as a Fulbright Scholar, Amy taught at the University of Botswana and worked with a group of graduate students there to develop a group counseling intervention for adolescent girls at risk of contracting HIV. She has facilitated several group counseling workshops for teachers and counselors in that country as well. Amy is an active member of the Association for Specialists in Group Work, where she is a past newsletter editor and currently serves as secretary.

Books by Author

Empowering Teen Peers to Prevent Bullying: The Bully Busters Program for High School
The Bully Busters Program for High School

In this schoolwide program, older students undergo intensive training to enable them to become peer leaders of lively and informative small-group s

Program Book
Empowering Teen Peers to Prevent Bullying: The Bully Busters Program for High School
The Bully Busters Program for High School

In this schoolwide program, older students undergo intensive training to enable them to become peer leaders of lively and informative small-group s

Peer Leader Guide-Packet of five