Presentations

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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