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Student Accomplishments

Counselor Education masters and doctoral students are actively involved in scholarship – both individual and collaborative efforts with faculty and student research and writing teams. Their work takes them around the globe! Listed below are professional contributions involving our Counselor Education students.

November 2014

Logan, S. (2014). Creative ways to promote professional identity & leadership development among counselors-in-training. Presentation presented at the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (WACES) Conference in Anaheim, CA.

Logan, S. (2014). Essential tools for surviving your doctoral career…and beyond. Presentation presented at the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (WACES) Conference in Anaheim, CA.

Ghosh, D. (2014). Impact of living with a mentally challenged family member on a child. Presented as the Association for Advancement of education Research (AAER) Conference in Hutchinson Island, FL.

October 2014

Babcock, S., & Jacobs, A. (2014). Grounding creative therapeutic techniques. Presentation presented at the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference in Tampa, FL.

Carroll, S., & Logan, S. (2014). What graduate students need to know about licensure/ credentialing. Presentation presented at the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference in Tampa, FL.

Delgado, A. (2014). Factors that influence acculturation in Latino adults in the United States. Presentation presented at the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference in Tampa, FL.

Dyce, C. (2014). Creative approaches to discovering your theoretical orientation. Presentation presented at the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference in Tampa, FL.

Ghosh, D. (2014). Challenges faced by ethnic minority supervisors in clinical supervision. Presentation presented at the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference in Tampa, FL.

Lenes, E., Swank, J. M., & Joseph, K. (2014). Creatively connecting across spiritual diversity. Presentation presented at the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference in Tampa, FL.

Logan, S., & Mavrakis, A. (2014). Creative interventions for working with youth. Presentation presented at the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference in Tampa, FL.

Monaghan, B. (2014). Examining the relationship between female parents with low perceived control and adolescent child stress. Presentation presented at the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference in Tampa, FL.

Richardson, E. (2014). Can therapeutic writing prompt or strengthen “change talk?”: Therapeutic writing as a supplement for motivational interviewing. Presentation presented at the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference in Tampa, FL.

Rivers, B. (2014). Improving LGBT counselor competency through ally training. Presentation presented at the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference in Tampa, FL.

Swank, J. M., Shin, S. M., Cabrita, C. (2014). Child-centered nature-based play therapy: Relating to children in nature. Presentation presented at the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference in Tampa, FL.

Williams, K., Logan, S., & Makki, R. (2014). A legacy of leadership in FCA. Presentation presented at the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference in Tampa, FL.

Yang, Y., & Rivers, B. (2014). Examining factors impacting female Chinese international students’ perspectives on their bodies. Presentation presented at the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference in Tampa, FL.

Yoonjoo, L., & Yoon, E. (2014). School satisfaction in elementary school students and influential factors: Characteristics of students’ family, school, learning, and psycho-social status. Presentation presented at the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference in Tampa, FL.

June 2014

Ghosh, D. (2014). Effects of music on depression: A humanistic approach. Presentation presented at the Association for Humanistic Counseling (AHC) Conference in Albuquerque, NM.

May 2008

Echevarria-Doan, S. & Hanney, H. (2009). Understanding family stress and change. In E. Amatea, Building culturally responsive family-school partnerships: From theory to practice (pp. 115-143). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill.

Leibforth, T. & Clark, M.A. (2009). Getting acquainted with families. In E. Amatea, Building culturally responsive family-school partnerships: From theory to practice (pp. 201-251). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill.

Tucker, C., & Smith-Adcock, S. (2009). Creating a support network for families in crisis. In E. Amatea, Building culturally responsive family-school partnerships: From theory to practice (pp. 337-363). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill.

April 2008

Doan, S.E., Puig, A., Tate, K.Baggs, A.S., Lee, J., Rush, C., Niroumand, N., Williams, K., Lenas, H., & Kelley-Soderholm, E. (2008, March). Parental Struggles and Strengths Related to Youth and Adolescent Health Issues: A Community Needs Assessment. Honolulu, Hawaii: American Counseling Association Annual Conference.

Doan, S.E., Puig, A., Baggs, A.S., Kelley-Soderholm, E., Lee, J., Lenas, H., Rush, C., Tate, K., & Williams, K. (2007, October) Parenting Capacities and Youth-related Health Issues. Long Beach, CA: American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference.

Goodman, R. D., & West-Olatunji, C. A. (2008). Transgenerational trauma and resilience: Improving mental health counseling for survivors on Hurricane Katrina. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 30, 121-136.

Goodman, R. D. (2008, March). “Southern Africa outreach: Implications for multicultural counseling,” Guest lecture in Multicultural Counseling, School Counseling Program, Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Goodman, R. D., West-Olatunji, C. A., & Mehta, S. (2008, March). “Advocacy and outreach in Southern Africa: Using critical consciousness to engage in social justice,” Poster session presented at the International Counseling Psychology Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Smith-Adcock, S., Webster, S. M., Leonard, L. G., & Walker, J. L. (2008). Benefits of a holistic group counseling model to promote wellness for girls at risk for delinquency: An exploratory study. Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education, and Development, 47, 111-126.

Torres-Rivera, E., Nash, S., Sew, C. W. B. , Ibraim, S. B. (in press). Training School Counselors in Singapore: First impressions of a multicultural challenge. Journal of Counseling and Development.

West-Olatunji, C. A., Roysircar-Sodowsky, G., Goodman, R. D., West, C. A. C., & Brooks, M. (2008, March). “Culture centered disaster outreach: Working with AIDS survivors in southern Africa,” Paper presented at the American Counseling Association Annual Convention, Honolulu, Hawaii.

February 2008

In February, Rachael Goodman, a fourth year doctoral fellow in Counselor Education, submitted a dissertation grant proposal to the American Educational Research Association. Her dissertation, entitled, “Academic Underachievement and Traumatic Stress among Primary School students” examines the implications for education policy makers to address the needs of culturally diverse students.

Tate, K., Brubaker, M., & Torres Rivera, E. (2008. February). Group Therapy for Homeless Clients: A Humanistic, Resource-Focused Approach. Paper presented at the bi-annual of the Association for Specialists in Group Work, St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Puig, A., Lenes, E., & Garrett, M. T. (2008, February). Experiential Integration of Creativity into Counseling and Supervision. Paper presented at the bi-annual of the Association for Specialists in Group Work, St. Pete Beach, Florida.

West-Olatunji, C., Pringle, R., Adams, T., Baratelli, A., Goodman, R., & Maxis, S.(2007). How African American middle school girls position themselves as mathematics and science learners. The International Journal of Learning, 14, 219-228.

November 2007

Leibforth, T. & Clark, M.A. (in press). Getting Acquainted with Families. In E. Amatea (Ed). Developing culturally responsive family-school partnerships: From theory to practice. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Clark, M.A., Yacco, S., & Rant, J. (2007, November). Examining Male Underachievement in Public Education: Parental and Educator Perspectives. Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference. Daytona Beach, Florida.

Pence, C. (2007, November 30). “Money versus Meaning in Career Development.” Paper presented at the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference, Daytona Beach, FL.

West-Olatunji, C., Behar-Horenstein, L., Rant, J. A., & Cohen-Phillips, L. Researcher/Practitioner On-Line Collegial Learning Circle: Revision-ing Early Childhood Educator Training. Journal of Negro Education (in press)

October 2007

Clark, M.A. and Breman, J.C. (in press). School counselor inclusion: A collaborative model to provide academic and social-emotional support in the classroom setting. Journal of Counseling and Development.

Clark, M. A., Walton, J., Flower, K., & Oakley, E. (in press). Tackling male underachievement: Enhancing a positive learning environment for middle school boys. Professional School Counseling.

Dixon, A. L., &. Davis, E. S. (2007, October). Integrating the universalistic and cultural relativistic approaches for socially responsible counseling: Can they coexist?. Poster presented at the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Columbus, OH.

Dixon, A. L., & Tucker, C. (in press). Every student matters here: Enhancing strengths-based school counseling through the application of mattering. Professional School Counseling.

Garrett, M. T., Brubaker, M., Torres-Rivera, E., West-Olatunji, C., & Conwill, W. L. (in press). The medicine of coming to center: Use of the Native American centering technique Ayeli to promote wellness and healing in group work. Journal for Specialists in Group Work.

David Cavalleri elected to a two-year term as Chair of the Board of Directors for the North Central Florida CARE Consortium (HIV services and planning).

Geltner, J., & Leibforth, T. (in press). Advocacy in the IEP process: Strengths-based school counseling in action. Professional School Counseling.

Goodman, R. D. (2007). “Disaster Response Counseling Outreach: Critical Consciousness, Praxis, and Cultural Competence.” Paper presented at the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development and Association for Counselor Education and Supervision International Conference on Outreach and Advocacy, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Goodman, R. D., & West-Olatunji, C. A. (2007). “Transgenerational Trauma and Resilience in Post-Katrina New Orleans.” Paper presented at the American Mental Health Counselors Association annual conference, New Orleans, LA.

Pringle, R., West-Olatunji, C., Adams, T., Baratelli, A., Goodman, R. D., & Maxis, S.(2007). “Positionality and African-American Middle School Girls’ Attitudes Toward Science Education .” Paper presented at the International Conference on Learning, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Torres Rivera, E., Crethar, H., & Nash, S. (in press). Uniting multicultural, feminist, and social justice counseling theories in the profession. Journal of Counseling and Development.

Torres Rivera, E., Ye, J. H., & Tate, K. (in press). Politics, psychology and mental health in Puerto Rico. Psychologie sociale et politique.

West-Olatunji, C. A., Roysircar-Sodowsky, G., Goodman, R. D., & Partridge, V. (2007). “Culture-centered Disaster Response in a Global Context.” Paper presented at the American Counseling Association Annual Convention, Detroit, Michigan.

West-Olatunji, C., & Goodman, R. D. (2007). “Culture-centered Mental Health Disaster Interventions With Children and Adolescent .” Paper presented at the International Counseling Conference, Shanghai, China.

Previous 2006-2007 Student Contributions

Poynton, T., & Baker, T. D. (2007). Free tech tools for school counselors. /ASCA School Counselor./

Baker, T. D., & Poynton, T. (2007, June). /Using free technology tools to make schoolwide data collection and analysis EZ/. Paper accepted for presentation at the meeting of the American School Counseling Association in Denver, CO.

Baker, T. D., & Spence-Baker, A. I. (2006, November). /High school dual enrollment: When the fast track to college… De-rails./ Paper presented at the meeting of the Florida Counseling Association, Orlando, FL.

Baker, T. D. (2006, September). /Designing and using self-administered electronic screening instruments. / Poster session presented at the meeting of the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Orlando, FL.

Baker, T. D. (2006, September). /Platitudinal Disorder NOS: Do motivational posters hinder personal development?/ Paper presented at the meeting of the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Athens, GA.

Bentley-Anderson, K., & West-Olatunji, C. A. (2006). “Getting Published in Counselor Education: A Survey of Journal Editors.” Poster session at the bi-annual conference of the Southern Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors (SACES), Orlando, FL.

Brubaker, M. D. (2007, March). Current Trends: Chemical Dependency among LGBT persons. Education session to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Counseling Association, Detroit, Michigan.

Carr, Nicole (2006, September). “The Importance of ‘Personal Filters’ to Professional School” a roundtable presented at the meeting of the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Orlando, FL.

Clark, M.A., Brown, D., Walton, J., Ruddman, M., Das, C., Walker, C., Williams, K. & Dallape, A. (2006, November). Examining male underachievement in public education: A cross-cultural action research study. University of Florida, College of Education, Closing the Achievement Gap through Partnerships Conference, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Clark, M.A., Oakley, E. & Adams, H. (2006). The gender achievement gap challenge. ASCA School Counselor, 43 (3), 20-25.

Clark, M.A., Oakley, E., Adams, H., and Goodman, W. (2006, September). Examining male underachievement in public education: A collaborative, cross-cultural study. Southern Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors, Orlando, Florida.

Dallape, A., Kohl, J., & Snyder, C. (2007 January). School Rocks! University of Florida, College of Education, Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Dawson, K., Eaton, G. F., Emelianchik, K., Fallon, K., & Stadelman, L. (2006, September). Teaching career development from a social justice perspective. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Orlando, FL.

Harper, A. J., Erguner-Tekinalp, B., Colon, B., Snow, K. & Maxis, S. (2007). Envisioning our future: Progress and goals of the ACA Graduate Student Task Force in the first year. ACA Convention, Detroit, Michigan, March 2007.

Harper, A. J., Erguner-Tekinalp, B., Colon, B., Snow, K., Maxis, S., Hargrove, G., McNeely, A., Singh, A., Doolin, E., Lee, C. C. & Gladding, S. T. (2007). Second annual graduate student summit: Emerging leaders. ACA Convention, Detroit, Michigan, March 2007.

Kohl, J. (2007, January). Self-injurious behavior: Defining and treating the problem in adolescents. University of Florida, College of Education, Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Maxis, S. (September 2006). Ninth Grade Transition: A Critical Factor in School Reform and Partnerships, FATE Conference.

Oliver, B., Maxis, S., Archer-Banks, D., Melendez, D. & Washington, L. (2007). The elephant in the room: Student identity and achievement. The Fourteenth International Conference on Learning, Johannesburg, South Africa, June 2007.

Powers, A.L. (2006, November). The Turning Hour Project: Bibliotherapy to Create Student Counselor Relationships. Session presented at the meeting of the Florida Counseling Association, Orlando, FL.

Spence-Baker, A. I., & Baker, T. D.(2006, November). /Serving the career development needs of international/immigrant college students/ Paper presented at the meeting of the Florida Counseling Association, Orlando, FL.

Torres Rivera, E., Coady, M., & Adams, H. (2007). Language implications for counselors in international settings. Proceedings of the 11th International Counseling Conference:Shanghai, China, 12, 27-33.