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Nutrition And Mental Health, Michelle Burke 2017 The College at Brockport

Nutrition And Mental Health, Michelle Burke

Counselor Education Capstone

This research study was focused on the barriers mental health clients experience to consuming a plant-based diet. The research participants included seven clients at an outpatient mental health clinic consisting of different diagnoses, races, and ages. A multi-method approach was utilized with the use of a nutritional survey followed by a semi-structured interview. Six of the seven participants consume a poor diet per the nutritional assessment. When asked the barrier(s) to consuming a healthy diet, five participants expressed lack of interest and another participant reported lack of resources. Further research is recommended in this area.


Lgbtqia Students’ Perceptions Of Level Of Care In Relation To Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity, Frank W. Noll 2017 The College at Brockport

Lgbtqia Students’ Perceptions Of Level Of Care In Relation To Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity, Frank W. Noll

Counselor Education Capstone

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA) individuals are elevated risk for mental health issues and seek counseling art higher rates than Non-LGBTQIA individuals. In this study, 48 LGBTQIA students completed a survey to ascertain their perceptions on whether or not the college counseling center was a safe place to discuss issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity. Results showed that LGBTQIA did believe the counseling center was a safe place to discuss issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity but also identified that additional resources and counselor education on LGBTQIA issues could be help ...


The Impact Of A Psychoeducational Workshop On Awareness And Retention Of Suicide Prevention Information, Joseph S. Feeny 2017 The College at Brockport

The Impact Of A Psychoeducational Workshop On Awareness And Retention Of Suicide Prevention Information, Joseph S. Feeny

Counselor Education Capstone

Adolescent suicide is a significant public health issue in the United States. The development of youth suicide prevention education curriculum and school faculty training programs in American schools may reduce adolescent suicide rates. Legislation in 37 states, not including New York, and lawsuits against many American public school districts indicate a national trend towards mandating curriculum and training. This study examined the impact of a psychoeducational workshop in a high school setting on student awareness of essential information associated with suicide prevention. The instrument used for research was a ten item pre-test and post-test created by the principal investigator with ...


High School Seniors’ Perceived Stress Of The College And Career Decision-Making Process, Michelle Infantolino 2017 The College at Brockport

High School Seniors’ Perceived Stress Of The College And Career Decision-Making Process, Michelle Infantolino

Counselor Education Capstone

The focus of the school counselor is on every student’s academic development, career development, and social/emotional development in order to promote a culture of academic excellence and college/career readiness (ASCA Mindsets & Behaviors, 2014). Being able to identify what students are stressed about the most can help school counselors narrow down what they need to be focusing on in preparing students for life after graduation. The purpose of this study was to determine what high school seniors perceive to be the most stressful about the post-graduation decision-making process, and what schools are and aren't doing to aid ...


Clinician Perceptions Of Barriers To Treatment And Engagement Strategies In A Community Child And Adolescent Mental Health Clinic, Elizabeth Cenci 2017 The College at Brockport

Clinician Perceptions Of Barriers To Treatment And Engagement Strategies In A Community Child And Adolescent Mental Health Clinic, Elizabeth Cenci

Counselor Education Capstone

A reported one in five children in the United States lives with a diagnosable mental illness, but only about 20% receive adequate treatment and approximately 40-60% of those drop out before achieving treatment goals and/or without the agreement of the therapist. This study examines the perceptions of clinicians working in a child and adolescent community mental health clinic regarding the barriers clients face as well the strategies they utilize to enhance engagement and treatment adherence. Results support existing literature and indicate that parents play the most significant role in treatment adherence and that logistical barriers such as transportation and ...


Counselor's Corner: Spring 2017, Erin Coffey 2017 The College at Brockport

Counselor's Corner: Spring 2017, Erin Coffey

Counselor Education Newsletter

The Spring 2017 newsletter from the Department of Counselor Education shares news about the program and the profession, as well as updates from faculty, staff, students and alumni, including the pending retirements of Dr. Patricia Goodspeed-Grant, and Dr. Susan Seem.


Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Trauma Stress, And Burnout Among Licensed Mental Health Professionals, Kyle Lee Thompson 2017 Olivet Nazarene University

Compassion Fatigue, Secondary Trauma Stress, And Burnout Among Licensed Mental Health Professionals, Kyle Lee Thompson

Scholar Week 2016 - present

Ethical Leadership Colloquium

Members of the Ed.D. Class of 2016-17, Cohort XII


Eating Affordable Together, Nicole E. Teefy 2017 Kent State University

Eating Affordable Together, Nicole E. Teefy

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Our intervention, Eating Affordable Together provides young adults and their families with education and skills to achieve a healthy lifestyle while reducing the obesity in adolescents within Portage County. The obesity rate since the 1980’s in teens has gone from 5% to over 20%. In Portage County 15% of youth are considered obese. Obesity increases risk for anxiety, depression, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and stroke. We are focusing on adolescents and their parents because adolescents depend on these parents or legal guardians for guidance and resources such as food. We would like to implement workshops consisting of ...


Concussions And Student Sports: A 'Silent Epidemic', Susan C. Davies, Charles J. Russo, Allan G. Osborne 2017 University of Dayton

Concussions And Student Sports: A 'Silent Epidemic', Susan C. Davies, Charles J. Russo, Allan G. Osborne

Charles J. Russo

An issue that has gained attention concerns concussions among student–athletes in elementary and secondary schools. In fact, in light of the “silent epidemic” of concussions among student–athletes, in the six month period ending in August of 2011, the number of states that enacted statutes on concussion management jumped from eleven to thirty–one and the list of jurisdictions with laws in place continues to grow.

Based on the significance of concussion management, the remainder of this article is divided into two sections. The first part of the article examines the background on concussions while the second offers recommendations ...


I Am More Than My Label, Taylor L. Teichman, Enid Melendez 2017 National Sexual Violence Resource Center

I Am More Than My Label, Taylor L. Teichman, Enid Melendez

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

This workshop will offer experiential activities for youth allies to explore the foundational intersections between LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness and sexual violence. Introducing a framework of concrete tools, participants will identify at least three core resiliency factors of LGBTQ youth and be able to identify at least three concrete components for fostering community-wide support for these youth.


Some Secrets Should Be Shared: Implementing An Evidence-Based Suicide Prevention Program, Meghan W. Diamon 2017 Georgia Southern University

Some Secrets Should Be Shared: Implementing An Evidence-Based Suicide Prevention Program, Meghan W. Diamon

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

Youth suicide is a preventable tragedy that can occur when children's mental health needs are unmet. Participants will discuss published research on risk factors for youth suicide, how to implement an evidence-based prevention program, and how to tackle common obstacles encountered. Participants will be prepared to mobilize school staff, parents, and community members to address the critical issues of depression awareness and suicide prevention.


Black Girlhood: Reshaping The Identity And Improving The Well-Being Of African American Girls, Karla La'Toya Sapp Ed.D 2017 U Matter Consulting and Counseling

Black Girlhood: Reshaping The Identity And Improving The Well-Being Of African American Girls, Karla La'toya Sapp Ed.D

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

The identity and overall well-being of African American girls tends to be influenced, both positively and negatively, by the following factors: mass media, gender roles, and environmental factors. Black Girlhood examines the identity development of African American girls utilizing the relational developmental systems theory framework. Black Girlhood also explores the role that mass media, gender roles, and environmental factors shape how African American girls view themselves, while providing interventions that can allow the reshaping of their identity and improvement in their overall well-being.


Beyond Black And White: Infusing Restorative Practices Into Student Discipline, Louis L. Fletcher PhD, Peter Hilts 2017 School District 49 (Colorado)

Beyond Black And White: Infusing Restorative Practices Into Student Discipline, Louis L. Fletcher Phd, Peter Hilts

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

As a reaction to school violence, zero-tolerance became the rule in many school districts. The latter practice silenced student voices and institutionalized the overrepresentation of minority students in discipline situations. An over-reliance on punishment has not significantly changed behavior; therefore, it is time to explore proactively using restorative practices to allow students to value the reasons behind rules instead of simply complying to avoid punishment.


Strategies And Solutions For Implementing A Distinguished Success Ambassador Program To Promote Student Achievement, Ebony L. Payno 2017 McClarin Success Academy

Strategies And Solutions For Implementing A Distinguished Success Ambassador Program To Promote Student Achievement, Ebony L. Payno

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

Are you looking for a unique program designed to enhance your school’s learning environment and academic success? Come hear this dynamic and refreshing presentation to learn how to equip your students with the tools they need to make a positive change serving as Success Ambassadors. This session will offer you a wealth of invaluable information, creative resources and practical strategies.


Bipolar Disorder: Understanding Motivation, Veronica Wolf 2017 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Bipolar Disorder: Understanding Motivation, Veronica Wolf

Student Research and Creative Activity Fair

The present study examines motivation from a qualitative, phenomenological perspective in an effort to understand the lived experience of motivation from the perspective of individuals diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. Specific areas of interest include the impact of stigma and clinicians on motivation. Of participants expressing interest in the study, six participants (n=6) will be randomly selected and interviewed using a semi-structured format from Community Alliance Day Rehabilitation Program to meet scientific objectives. All participants will be between 25-45 years of age, diagnosed with Bipolar Disorders, and attending Community Alliance Day Rehabilitation Program. The interviews will be transcribed and will ...


A Wellness Approach To Investigating Student Veterans' Academic And Career Goals, Thomas Seguin 2017 University of Nebraska at Omaha

A Wellness Approach To Investigating Student Veterans' Academic And Career Goals, Thomas Seguin

Student Research and Creative Activity Fair

The purpose of this study is to understand what wellness factors motivate veterans to separate from the military, and how these factors are addressed by the selection of the veteran’s academic major. This project is exploratory in nature, and mixed-methods methodology is being utilized to reach a deep understanding of the wellness and career transition experiences of student veterans. A brief questionnaire has been developed to gather demographic data, and has been distributed among the student veteran population at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (41 respondents at the time of this writing). Interview participants will be selected from ...


Understanding Shame: The Clinical Implications Of Trauma Work With Female Adolescents, Madeleine Moore 2017 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Understanding Shame: The Clinical Implications Of Trauma Work With Female Adolescents, Madeleine Moore

Student Research and Creative Activity Fair

Childhood trauma and the accompanying negative neurobiological effects can lead to a variety of detrimental physical and mental health outcomes. This presentation, based on data from the CDC's Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study and related childhood trauma studies, examines the psychological and behavioral vulnerabilities of at-risk teenage girls and highlights evidence-based treatment interventions and shame-reducing activities for working with this susceptible, yet resilient, adolescent population.


The Color Ceiling: African Americans Still Fighting For Equity And Equality, Osaro Airen Ph.D, LPC, NCC 2017 Stephen F. Austin State University

The Color Ceiling: African Americans Still Fighting For Equity And Equality, Osaro Airen Ph.D, Lpc, Ncc

Journal of Human Services: Training, Research, and Practice

There currently exists a unique ceiling-effect that has plagued the African American community for a number of years but due to the group being placed under the Glass Ceiling umbrella, the true nature of their issues have been vastly overlooked. To bring to light the true nature of these issues, the author created the term, Color Ceiling. The Color Ceiling refers to the invisible barriers that impede financial equity, employment equity, and promotional advancement for African Americans in the workplace specifically higher education.


Creating A Healthy Classroom Environment In Multicultural Counseling Courses, Michael Brooks Ph.D., NCC, LPC-S, Geleana D. Alston Ph.D., Christopher B. Townsend M.A., PLC, Mieka Bryan M.A. 2017 North Carolina A & T State University

Creating A Healthy Classroom Environment In Multicultural Counseling Courses, Michael Brooks Ph.D., Ncc, Lpc-S, Geleana D. Alston Ph.D., Christopher B. Townsend M.A., Plc, Mieka Bryan M.A.

Journal of Human Services: Training, Research, and Practice

To assist educators in developing transformative learning environments, and effectively engaging in difficult dialogues regarding multicultural counseling topics, we conducted a qualitative study to systemically examine the perceptions and reactions of twenty graduate counselor education students enrolled in a multicultural counseling course. In this particular course, students experienced various learning environments all designed to enhance the topic of the day. Students were instructed to journal their thoughts, which became the raw data that was later, analyzed for themes. Students reported a need to be in an environment where there was trust, an ongoing need to reflect on the content, and ...


Exploring The Impostor Phenomenon's Behavioral Characteristics: How Do Gay Male Leaders And Impostors Cope?, Donald B. Scott 2017 Brandman University

Exploring The Impostor Phenomenon's Behavioral Characteristics: How Do Gay Male Leaders And Impostors Cope?, Donald B. Scott

Dissertations

Purpose: The purpose of this mixed-methods case study was to explore and describe the coping skills used to overcome 9 behavioral characteristics by gay men serving in civic or nonprofit leadership roles who are identified as experiencing the impostor phenomenon (IP) by the Clance Impostor Phenomenon Scale (CIPS; Clance, 1985).

Methodology: This study used a mixed-methods, descriptive case study approach to collect both quantitative and qualitative data about 14 study participants. Each completed the 20-question CIPS that represented the quantitative strand of the study prior to an interview that included 10 semistructured interview questions designed to collect rich, descriptive data ...


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