Evidence-Based Practices

Friday, April 1, 2016
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Program ID #728, Room 210E, Poster 4
Workplace Stress, Burnout, and Violence: K-12 Teachers
30-Minute Poster Session
Jeanmarie Keim
This poster session will present findings regarding stress, burnout, and workplace violence of K-12 teachers. An intervention created specifically to address the findings will be presented.

 

Friday, April 1, 2016
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Program ID #748, Room 210E, Poster 12
Biculturally Focused Counseling with Latino Middle School Students
30-Minute Poster Session
Susana Contreras Bloomdahl, Callie L. Martin
Biculturalism is not often discussed in conjunction with the Latino population, and counseling programs rarely focus on working through bicultural issues. This poster session identifies the benefits of working with Latino students to explore the implications of living within a rural Midwestern community and attempting to balance their affiliation with two cultures. In an effort to expand the knowledge of working with Latino adolescents, counselors are presented with the topics and challenges associated with biculturalism.

 

Friday, April 1, 2016
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
AARC Session
Program ID #754, Room 210E, Poster 6
Which Trauma Treatment Works Best? A Network Meta-Analysis of Exposure Therapies for Treating PTSD
30-Minute Poster Session
A. Stephen Lenz, Jr, Abdulkadir Haktanir, Laura Smith
The presenters will illustrate the findings of a network meta-analysis to identify which PTSD treatments are most effective, under what circumstances, and for whom. In this poster session, cognitive processing therapy, prolonged exposure, and eye movement desensitization and reintegration are compared to each other uniquely as well as to other viable treatments, including other CBTs, treatment as usual, medication, and waitlist. The resulting network can be used as a decision-making model for treatment-population matching.

 

Friday, April 1, 2016
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Program ID #773, Room 210E, Poster 1
Child Maltreatment in School: An Evidence-Based Play Therapy Approach
30-Minute Poster Session
Jiaqi Li, Susan Bray, Jody J. Fiorini
In this poster session, attendees will discover an evidence-based intervention for helping maltreated children within a comprehensive school counseling program. The intervention program combines cognitive behavioral techniques with the playful approach of 30-minute Adlerian play therapy groups. School counselors and professional counselors will benefit from this information.

 

Saturday, April 2, 2016
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Program ID #840, Room 210E, Poster 8
Review of Effective Middle School Bullying Prevention Programs
30-Minute Poster Session
Darren A. Wozny
Bullying prevention programs are a way to cultivate a safer school culture for middle school children. The purpose of this poster session is to review effective middle school bullying prevention programs from the research literature and identify effective bullying prevention program activities/components (independent variables—interventions) and corresponding bullying prevention program outcome measures (dependent variables—evaluation).

 

Saturday, April 2, 2016
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Program ID #848, Room 210E, Poster 4
Transforming the Counseling Relationship: Altruistic Caring and Client Outcome
30-Minute Poster Session
Paulina Flasch, E. H. "Mike" Robinson, III, A. Elizabeth Crunk
The counseling relationship accounts for 30 percent of client outcomes and strongly predicts client success. Techniques only account for about 15 percent. So what is it about the relationship that makes clients better? This poster session will introduce the constructs of relational depth and altruistic caring and will present results from a qualitative study on altruistic caring in the counseling relationship, conducted with 10 pairs of clients and their counselors. Findings illustrate important training and practice implications.

 

Sunday, April 3, 2016
9:00 am - 9:30 am
AMHCA Session
Program ID #872, Room 210E, Poster 4
Use of the ORS/SRS Among Counseling Trainees
30-Minute Poster Session
Keith Mobley, Kelly Wester
During this poster session, the presenters will describe the ORS/SRS system as a method of obtaining feedback to inform counselors. Furthermore, the session will focus on utilizing these tools for counselor development, supervision, and outcome data that are relevant for individual and program evaluation, as well as research.

 

Sunday, April 3, 2016
9:00 am - 9:30 am
IAMFC Session
Program ID #876, Room 210E, Poster 8
Assessing Interaction Processes and Opportunities for Deepening the Therapeutic Relationship
30-Minute Poster Session
Robert R. Freund, Paul R. Peluso, Patricia M. Diaz, Andrew Baker
This research aims to assess fundamental processes of the therapeutic relationship via observational coding. The current research seeks to present patterns of communication that deepen or fracture relational bonds in the therapeutic setting by applying Gottman’s coding system for bids and turning to clinical interaction. The researchers will present findings aimed at helping clinicians to capitalize on opportunities for relationship strengthening and maintaining therapeutic development.