About Dallas M. Stout

Dr. Dallas Stout

Dallas M. Stout, Psy.D. has worked in the Southern California non-profit community for over 25 years. Among his varied work projects, Dallas ran one of the larger programs for developmentally disabled adults in L.A. County. He managed all marketing & admissions for a regional drug treatment center. Additionally, he spent many years as Managing Director of the largest residential drug treatment center and academy for substance abusing youth in Orange County. Currently, Dr. Stout runs his own business, "DoctorS Nonprofit Consulting" which he co-founded in 2004 with his wife Dr. Debra Stout. Dallas has been a member of the faculty of California State University Fullerton since 2007 where he teaches in the department of Child and Adolescent Studies. In early 2018 Dr. Stout joined the Online Faculty at Brigham Young University – Idaho where he teaches a popular undergraduate Abnormal Psychology course. In late 2018, the University of the Rockies where he taught since 2009 merged with Ashford University. He is now an Associate Online Faculty Member of Ashford’s College of Doctoral Studies where he teaches a variety of Doctoral courses in Psychology, Wellness, and Leadership as well as Non-Profit Principles, Practices, Governance & Finance. He holds a national certification in online class design and teaching from Quality Matters (QM) as well as a similar certification from The California State University. Dallas has also been invited to teach undergrad and graduate courses for the School of Education at the University of California at Irvine.

Dr. Stout and his wife were humbled to be named “2015 Honorees” for the 30th anniversary OC celebration of National Philanthropy Day. In 2010, Dallas was very honored to receive the Linda Kearns Prevention in the Community Award from the Orange County Substance Abuse Prevention network. In late 2009, Dallas was nominated to the Boy Scouts of America 100th Anniversary, National Hall of Leadership. In 2004 he received the coveted Ambassador of Peace award from the Violence Prevention Coalition of Orange County. He has also been honored by the Orange County Department of Education with their "Excellence in Education" award. In addition to those individual awards, he has received awards on behalf of the groups of troubled youth he has inspired including the Outstanding Youth Group award from the National Philanthropy Day OC as well as the Volunteer Center of OC’s Spotlight Award for outstanding service to the community.

An effective speaker, Dallas has professionally demonstrated his experience & research interests at local, statewide and national conferences including the American Psychological Association. He has also been interviewed on numerous T.V. and radio shows. He has also assisted in the completion of 10 Doctoral Dissertations with many more in progress.

Dallas earned his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Azusa Pacific University where he graduated with special recognition for his work with troubled youth and their families. He is honored to be a Lifetime member of the National Eagle Scout Association. He is a member of the City of Fullerton Fire Department’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and the Fullerton Police Chief’s Advisory Board. His interests in psychology include troubled teens (including substance abuse, violence and gangs), mentoring, personal motivation, leadership, & cultural diversity. His personal interests include travel, antique collecting, and reading, (especially U.S. history).

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