Presentations

2021

  • Dillman Taylor, D., & Russell, B. (April, 2021). Ethical dilemmas: Implications of evidence-based practices for child counselors. Program presented at the 2021 American Counseling Association Annual Conference & Exposition, Virtual Conference.

2020

  • Kim, N., Dillman Taylor, D., & Han, E. (September, 2020). Investigating relationships of help-seeking attitudes, personal stigma, public stigma, social support, and perceived discrimination for first generation college students by using multi group structural equations modeling (SEM). Program to be presented at the national conference of the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling (AARC), Cincinnati, OH. [Transformed into a virtual conference]

2019

  • Kim, N., Dillman Taylor, D., & Oh, S. (March, 2019). Factors related to help-seeking attitudes among first generation college students. Program presented at the 2019 American Counseling Association Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, LA.
  • Dillman Taylor, D., Russell, B., Wilson, N. (2019, March). A community-based systemic mental health intervention to address reunification. Program presented at the 2019 American Counseling Association Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, LA.

2018

  • Dillman Taylor, D., & Barden, S. (April, 2018). Examining the effect of a couple intervention program on parental outcomes. Paper presented at the 2017 American Counseling Association Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, GA.

2017

  • Whitbeck, M., Diaz, A., & Quintero- Mora, R. (2017, January). Communication through Grief and Loss for Couples. Poster presented at the 9th Annual University of Central Florida Counseling Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Carroll, N., Santos, J, Silverio, N., Toussaint, B. (2017, January.) Community Trauma: Investigating the Impact of Publicized Violence Towards Blacks on Minority Mental Health. Co-presented 90-minute session at the UCF Counseling Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Dillman Taylor, D. (March, 2017). Partnering with local schools to critically examine play therapy services for children. Paper to be presented at the 2017 American Counseling Association Annual Conference & Exposition, Orlando, FL.

2016

  • Barden, S. M. (2016, September). Does relationship education influence parental alliance? Paper presented at the American Association for Research and Counseling, Ft.Lauderdale, FL

2015

  • Barden, S. M. (2015, April). International immersion: Developing intercultural sensitivity for counselors. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Chigago, IL.
  • Barden, S.M. (2015, March). Breast cancer and Latina couples: A cosensual qualitative research design. Paper presented at the American Counseling  Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL
  • Dillman Taylor, D., Purswell, K., & **Blount, A. (October, 2015). Transforming your classroom: Encouraging student involvement and promoting active participation in assessment. Paper presented at ACES Conference 2015, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Dillman Taylor, D. & Barden, S. (October, 2015). Meeting the grand challenges of the 21st century: The role of counselor educators in research clusters. Paper presented at ACES Conference 2015, Philadelphia, PA.

2014

  • Dillman Taylor, D. (September, 2014). Child sexual abuse: Awareness, counseling and prevention. Paper presented at the European Branch of ACA Annual Conference. Milan, Italy.
  • Dillman Taylor, D. (September, 2014). Involving parents in play therapy: A child-parent relationship training model. Paper presented at the European Branch of ACA Annual Conference. Milan, Italy.
  • Dillman Taylor, D. (September, 2014). The brain of a child: How exposure to domestic violence affects cognitive, emotional, and behavioral development. Paper presented at the European Branch of ACA Annual Conference. Milan, Italy.
  • Dillman Taylor, D. (February, 2014). Play therapy in schools: Intervening with children who demonstrate social or emotional concerns. Paper presented at the 2014 Conference on the Value of Play. Clemson, SC.

2013

  • Dillman Taylor, D., Robinson, E. H., **Flasch, P., & Robinson, S. (November, 2013). Family play therapy: Drawing outside the lines. Paper presented at the European Branch of ACA Annual Conference. Bad Herrenalb, Germany.
  • Dillman Taylor, D., & Ware, J. (March, 2013). Culturally sensitive child assessments: From research to practice to future research. Paper presented at the American Counseling Association Annual Conference & Exposition, Cincinnati, OH.

2012

  • Barden, S. M., Carlson, R., & Daire, A. (2012, November). Establishing Domestic Violence Protocols for Couples Counseling in Military Settings. Paper presented at the European Branch-American Counseling Association, Wiesloch, Germany
  • Barden, S. M., Limberg, D., & Super, J. (2012, November). Living life more fully: Infusing wellness and preventing burnout in our professional and personal lives. Paper presented at the European Branch-American Counseling Association, Wiesloch, Germany.
  • Barden, S. M., & Greene, J. (2012, September). Experiential activities in multicultural counseling as a vehicle for increasing competence and self-efficacy. Paper presented at the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling, Orlando, FL
  • Dillman Taylor, D., & Ray, D. (March, 2012). Adlerian personality priority: Confirming the constructs. Paper presented at the American Counseling Association Annual Conference & Exposition, San Francisco, CA.

2011

  • Mehta, S. (2011, October). International immersion: An exploratory study of critical factors, sustained impact and counselor development. Paper presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Nashville, TN
  • Mehta, S. (2011, March). International immersion: Critical factors to create short and long term transformational effects for counselor trainees. Paper presented at the American Counseling Association, New Orleans, LA

2010

  • Dillman, D., Purswell, K., & Rushing, K. (2010, October) Child-parent relationship therapy with divorced parents: A qualitative analysis of the experiences of three parents. Paper presented at the Association for Play Therapy, Galt House Hotel, Louisville, KY.
  • Dillman, D., Purswell, K., & Edwards, N. (2010, February). The impact of Child Parent Relationship Therapy on child behavior and parent-child relationships: An examination of parental divorce. Paper presented at the Annual Conference on Parent Education and Parenting at the University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

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Please enjoy this word from our Project Director:

"As we arrive at the end of our first grant year, I want to take a moment to spotlight the incredible team that we have here at the Marriage and Family Research Institutes, Project Harmony. Starting a new project during these challenging times certainly had new trials and tribulations, however this team met every single one with grace and resilience. It was their dedication and fortitude that allowed us to not just meet, but exceed rigorous expectations. The multi-generational impact that is made, provides the motivation for excellence. I am truly honored and humbled to be a part of such a strong, intelligent, and caring team of women.

I am proud of each and every one of them. "
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What does your relationship sound like? Take some time with your significant other and think about all of the songs that make up who you are as a couple. Could be the first song you've danced to with each other, or songs that both of you know the lyrics to like the back of your hand. This is a fun activity to laugh, smile or maybe cry tears of joy. Make a playlist and listen to the songs together *music emoji* 💖🎵