Distinguished Faculty Award, Louisiana State University, May 2016
Distinguished Research Award, College of Human Sciences and Education, Louisiana State University, April 2014
American Counseling Association Best Practices Award. American Counseling Association, March 2013.
American College Counseling Association Excellence in Research Award, American College Counseling Association, 2004.
Phi Kappa Phi Outstanding Nontenured Faculty Award for the Humanities and Sciences, Louisiana State University, March 2003.
ACCA Research Grant Recipient, American College Counseling Association. Award for proposal research, “Drug-facilitated sexual assault: Implications for college counseling outreach.” April, 2001.
ACES Research Grant Recipient, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Award for proposal research, “The faculty advisor role: Implications for enhanced program accountability.” April 2001.
Service Learning Grant Recipient, Louisiana State University. Award for proposed service learning project, “Community service to enhance group leadership development: A collaboration with Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana.” February, 2001.
ACES Research Grant Recipient, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Award for proposal research by Hensley, L. G., Smith, S. L. “Practices and procedures regarding the assessment of student professional development in CACREP-approved programs.” April 1999.