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University of Iowa

Counselor education

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Relationship Between Experiences Of Adverse Childhood Events And Intimate Partner Violence In Adult Same Sex Monogamous Relationships, Meredith Anne Rausch May 2015

Relationship Between Experiences Of Adverse Childhood Events And Intimate Partner Violence In Adult Same Sex Monogamous Relationships, Meredith Anne Rausch

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This study sought to examine the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and intimate partner violence in adult committed, monogamous, same sex female relationships. Participants included lesbian or queer cisgender women, age 18 or over, who were in a current committed relationship of at least six months. Partnerships with local and national lesbian advocacy groups allowed electronic access to participants. A total of 87 participants completed the Adverse Childhood Experiences Questionnaire and the Abusive Behaviors Inventory. All participants were anonymous. The three examined variables included emotional/psychological abuse, sexual abuse, and physical abuse. These variables were entered into the Software Program ...


The Impact Of Note-Taking In Counseling, Chu-Ling Lo May 2013

The Impact Of Note-Taking In Counseling, Chu-Ling Lo

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The purpose of this study was to discover the impact of counselors' note-taking on their interview recall, clinical judgment, and general judgment of clients. The notes taken by the subjects were analyzed to discover the role that notes play in the counseling process. Thirteen master's students in the Rehabilitation Counseling program were recruited as participants. The results indicate that counselors' note-taking does not enhance their ability to recall but reviewing complete notes does. In addition, counselors' capability of clinical judgment is not different whether they take notes and review, take notes but do not review, do not take notes ...


Counselor Meaning-Making: Working With Childhood Sexual Abuse Survivors, Anna Michele Viviani May 2011

Counselor Meaning-Making: Working With Childhood Sexual Abuse Survivors, Anna Michele Viviani

Theses and Dissertations

Childhood sexual abuse is a prevalent but taboo topic in society. Conservatively 80,000 new cases are reported each year with many more either unreported or unsubstantiated within the legal system. Survivors of childhood sexual abuse often times seek counseling assistance to manage the variety of short- and long-term emotional issues that may arise as a result of their abuse. Professional counselors listen to the stories of the survivors and attempt to assist survivors in making sense of this horrific act of personal violence. This study examines the meaning-making experience of master's level professional mental health counselors who work ...


The Influence Of Korean Counselors' Personal Wellness On Client-Perceived Counseling Effectiveness: The Moderating Effects Of Empathy, Yoo Jin Jang Dec 2009

The Influence Of Korean Counselors' Personal Wellness On Client-Perceived Counseling Effectiveness: The Moderating Effects Of Empathy, Yoo Jin Jang

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Wellness is defined as an individual's lifestyle, choices, and habits as a way to achieve optimal health and well-being. Professional organizations and literature in the counseling field underscored the importance of enhancing personal wellness of professional counselors and counselors-in-training. The assumption underlying this movement was that counselors' personal wellness would be directly translated into their effectiveness with clients in counseling practice. However, this assumption has received little empirical attention. In addition, the review of counselor wellness literature illustrated the need for addressing potential moderators in the relationship of counselor wellness to counseling effectiveness as an attempt to provide an ...


Structured Reflecting Teams In Group Supervision: A Qualitative Study With School Counseling Interns, Kathleen Erin Hartney Kellum Jul 2009

Structured Reflecting Teams In Group Supervision: A Qualitative Study With School Counseling Interns, Kathleen Erin Hartney Kellum

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As school counseling interns graduate and transition to a professional school counseling work world, there are issues which may affect their personal and professional development, such as ongoing skill acquisition, keeping current in the field, and reflective awareness of professional counselor growth. Counselor educators continually seek approaches and methods of training school counseling interns with potential for transference to the world of practicing school counselors. However, translating ongoing supervision of school counselors to the real world setting can prove problematic. First, there is a lack of clinical supervision after graduation, and then any supervision received tends to be provided by ...