About Poster Sessions

Simply choose the sessions that interest you and gather around presentation boards to review research, scan visuals, and engage with presenters. Poster sessions are a unique way to discover new ideas and fresh perspectives in a relaxed, casual environment.


Addictions, Offenders, and Correction Counseling

Caught in the Web: Exploring Diagnosis and Treatment of Internet Addiction
Counseling in China
Incorporating Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Substance Use Treatment Models
Mindfulness With Male Offenders in a Community Reentry Treatment Program
Recovering From Crystal Meth: Experiences of Those Who Have Achieved Long-Term Recovery


Assessment, Testing, and Program Evaluation

Best Practices for Building Culturally Sensitive Assessments for Transgender Clients
Development of Client Assessment of Multicultural Therapeutic Alliance (CAMTA)


Career Development and Employment Counseling

A Career Mentoring Model for Middle Schoolers Interested in the Helping Professions
Acculturation, Hope, and Career Development Among International Graduate Students
Building Resilience With Expatriates: A Case Study
Career Through an Attachment Lens
Facilitating Career Networking Through Planned Happenstance Theory
What Affects School Counselor Burnout? Implications for School Counselors
You Owe Me 20 Cents: How Counselors Empower Women in the Workplace and Address the Wage Gap


Child and Adolescent Counseling

Evaluating the Need for Play Therapy Services in Pediatric Hospitals
Examining Chronic Sorrow Among Parents of a Child With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Expanding Counseling Services to Homeschooling Families
Gang Membership and Ethnic Identity
High Potential Lethality (HPL) Behaviors in Adolescents
Implementing Strength-Based Termination Rituals With Adolescents
Neurodevelopmentally Informed Play Therapy With Traumatized Children
Play Therapy and Children’s Experiences of their Transgender Parents’ Transition
Player Two Join: Understanding the Impact of Gaming on the Counseling Profession
Puppet Play in Child Welfare Services: An Emotional Regulation Activity
School to Prison Pipeline: Collaborative and Proactive Solutions as a Counseling Model
School-Based Counseling With Elementary School Students in Low SES Communities
Should I Be Feeling This Way? Uncovering The Existence of Vicarious Trauma
Supporting Students With Disabilities in Transition: A Service Learning Approach
Systemic Perspective of Conduct Disorder in Adolescents: A Case Study
Taming the Trauma: Empirically Supported Treatment of Child Sexual Abuse
Through the Touchscreen: What is Happening to Our Children’s Brains?

 


Clinical Mental Health

A Study of The Counseling Experiences of Women Who Have Placed a Child for Adoption
A Video-Based CBT Treatment To Treat Depressive Symptoms in Young Adults
Advocating for Access to Mental Health Care for Victims of Intimate Partner Violence
Am I Alone? How to Effectively Intervene With Clients Exposed to Social Exclusion
Avoiding Impairment: A Self-Care Model for Success
Building Resilience With Expatriates: A Case Study
Can You Pour From an Empty Cup? Self-Care and Stress Resilience Among Graduate Students
Clicking and Coping: The Relationship Between Mindfulness, Anxiety, and Social Media
Combined Therapeutic Approaches: Psychopharmacology for Counselors
Examining Resilience, Emotional Intelligence, and Connectedness to Nature
Financial Health: A Vital and Often Overlooked Component Affecting Mental Health
High Potential Lethality (HPL) Behaviors in Adolescents
Learning to Accept an ADHD Diagnosis in Order to Treat It
LGBTQ+ Clinical Considerations When Working in Adolescent Outpatient Settings
Mom Needs a Time-Out Too: The Importance of Programs That Support At-Risk Families
Occupational Gains: A Counselor’s Guide to the Positive Impacts of Clinical Work
Perceptions and Practices of Clinicians Regarding People With Mental Illness and Work
Physical Activity as a Moderator Between Trauma and Emotional Well-Being
Puppet Play in Child Welfare Services: An Emotional Regulation Activity
Systemic Perspective of Conduct Disorder in Adolescents: A Case Study
The Role of Mindfulness, Self-Compassion, and Emotion Regulation in Eating Disorders
Understanding Ambiguous Loss: Implications for Counseling
Understanding the Correlation Between Violence and Schizophrenia


College Counseling

A Content Analysis of Intervention in Procrastination Intervention Literature
Can You Pour From an Empty Cup? Self-Care and Stress Resilience Among Graduate Students
Chiseled: Understanding, Treating, and Preventing Men’s Body Image Concerns
Counseling in China
Counseling in Community Colleges: Supporting Student Success and Engagement
Creating an Invitational Educational Learning Environment for Diverse Populations
Facilitating Career Networking Through Planned Happenstance Theory
Immigrants and Refugees: Psychological Distress and Barriers to Help Seeking
Supporting International Students in the U.S.: Utilization of Counseling Centers


Counseling Theory

A Life Course View of the Theoretical Orientation Development Process in Counselors
Career Through an Attachment Lens


Counselor Education

Assessing Counselor-in-Training Perceptions of Survivors of Sexual Assault and IPV
Bridging the Gap: Exposing Graduate Counseling Students to Integrated Care
Counselor Characteristics as Predictors of Client Attrition in a Counseling Clinic
Counselor Education and Addressing the Needs of the LGBT Community: Are We Doing Enough?
Creating an Invitational Educational Learning Environment for Diverse Populations
Day on the Hill: A Political Advocacy Experience
Financial Health: A Vital And Often Overlooked Component Affecting Mental Health
Identifying and Targeting Competency Gaps Among New Counselors
Military Students’ Perspectives: Improving Counselor Education Teaching Practice
Professional Adjustment Experiences of International Counseling Graduates
Reactive Shielding in Transgender Clients
Sounds of Silence in Group Work: Productive, Unproductive, and Misunderstood
Stepping Away From the Screen: Service Learning in an Online Counseling Program
The Development and Validation of Supervisee Disclosure in Supervision Scale
The Influence of Wellness on Multicultural and Social Justice Competency
The Relationship Between Professional Identity and Professional Counselor Leadership
The Systematic Review of Articles of the Microaggressions on Clients in the U.S. and Korea
Understanding Ambiguous Loss: Implications for Counseling


Couples, Marriage, and Family Counseling

A Study of the Counseling Experiences of Women Who Have Placed a Child for Adoption
Couple’s Marital Satisfaction and Wellness
Expanding Counseling Services to Homeschooling Families
Understanding Autism From Dad’s Perspective: A Grounded Theory Study


Creativity in Counseling

Animal-Assisted Therapy in Mental Health Interest Network: Philosophy and Trends
Cinematherapy: The Effectiveness of Using Films in Counseling
Implementing Strength-Based Termination Rituals With Adolescents


Diagnosis and Treatment

Learning to Accept an ADHD Diagnosis in Order to Treat It
Understanding the Correlation Between Violence and Schizophrenia


Disaster Mental Health

Flint Water Crisis: Emphasizing Social Justice Action in Disaster Mental Health


Ethics

Facing Facebook: Social Media Ethics


Evidence-Based Practices

Cinematherapy: The Effectiveness of Using Films in Counseling
Couple’s Marital Satisfaction and Wellness
Courthouse Facility Dogs: An Intervention for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence
Incorporating Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Substance Use Treatment Models


Gerontological Counseling

Best Practices in Counseling: Meeting the Diverse Needs of Older Adults


Graduate Student Issues

International Doctoral Students’ Perceptions of Professional Identity Development
Navigating the Dating Scene: A Study on the Lived Experiences of a Graduate Student
Reducing Anxiety and Increasing Awareness: Wellness Interventions for Students


Group Work

Influence of Career Group Counseling on the Socio-Emotional Development of HS Students
Mom Needs a Time-Out Too: The Importance of Programs That Support At-Risk Families
Sounds of Silence in Group Work: Productive, Unproductive, and Misunderstood


Human Development Across the Life Span

A Life Course View of the Theoretical Orientation Development Process in Counselors
Jim Crow’s Retirement Home: Racial Disparities in Retirement and Hospice Care


Individual Trauma and Crisis

Courthouse Facility Dogs: An Intervention for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence
Intimate Partner Violence and the Trans Community: What is the Role of Counselors?
Sexual Assault Treatment for Black TransWomen: Effects of Rape Culture and Racism
Stressful Life Events and Posttraumatic Growth Among Police Officers
Taming the Trauma: Empirically Supported Treatment of Child Sexual Abuse


LGBTQ Issues

Best Practices for Building Culturally Sensitive Assessments for Transgender Clients
Coming Out Across Borders: Phenomenological Study of LGBT Experiences
Counselor Education and Addressing the Needs of the LGBT Community: Are We Doing Enough?
Counselor Educator Responses to Student and Supervisee Microaggressions
Counselor Preparation: Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Populations
Examining Literature About LGBTQ+ Clients in JCD: Tracking Trends Over Time
Intimate Partner Violence and the Trans Community: What is the Role of Counselors?
LGBTQ+ Alphabet: Supporting Individuality or Leaving Some Behind?
LGBTQ+ Clinical Considerations When Working in Adolescent Outpatient Settings
Play Therapy and Children’s Experiences of their Transgender Parents’ Transition
Reactive Shielding in Transgender Clients


Advocating for Access to Mental Health Care for Victims of Intimate Partner Violence


Military Issues

Integrating Religion/ Spirituality: Counseling Women Veterans Post Trauma
Military Students’ Perspectives: Improving Counselor Education Teaching Practice


Multicultural and International Issues

A Comprehensive Review of Supervisors’ Multicultural Competency Assessment
Addressing Sexuality Issues in Counseling: Tools and Resources for Counselors
Assessing Self-Perceived Sensitivity and Awareness to Microaggressions
Best Practices in Counseling: Meeting the Diverse Needs of Older Adults
Changes in Prejudicial Attitude as Influenced by Exposure to Nondominant Social Events
Coming Out Across Borders: Phenomenological Study of LGBT Experiences
Development of Client Assessment of Multicultural Therapeutic Alliance (CAMTA)
Immigration Experiences of Peruvian Adults in the U.S.: Through Their Eyes
Korean American Generational Study: The Predictive Role of Religion and Spirituality
Perspectives of the Poor: A Grounded Theory Study of Clients in the Rural Working Class
Phenomenological Exploration of Clinical Training of International Students
Professional Adjustment Experiences of International Counseling Graduates
Race-Based Trauma and White Ally Development: Implications for Counselors
Religiosity Match X Race No-Match, Counselor Credibility, and Client Relationship
Sexual Assault Treatment for Black Trans Women: Effects of Rape Culture and Racism
Supporting International Students in the U.S.: Utilization of Counseling Centers
The Professional Development of International Students: Implications for Counselors
Underrepresented Students’ College Admission: What School Counselors Need to Know
When Counselors Travel Abroad: Transformational Learning Through Cultural Immersion


Professional Issues

Animal-Assisted Therapy in Mental Health Interest Network: Philosophy and Trends
Counselor Preparation: Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Population
International Doctoral Students’ Perceptions of Professional Identity Development
Overcoming Counselor Burnout: Applying Job Crafting Strategies
The Relationship Between Professional Identity and Professional Counselor Leadership
Two Paths and an Analysis: Wellness and Burnout Among Ethnically Diverse Counselors
When Counselors Travel Abroad: Transformational Learning Through Cultural Immersion


Psychopharmacology

Combined Therapeutic Approaches: Psychopharmacology for Counselors


Rehabilitation Counseling and Disability Issues

Emerging Adulthood: Factors That Predict Resilience
Perceptions and Practices of Clinicians Regarding People With Mental Illness and Work
Recovering From Crystal Meth: Experiences of Those Who Have Achieved Long-Term Recovery
Supporting Students With Disabilities in Transition: A Service Learning Approach
Understanding Autism From Dad’s Perspective: A Grounded Theory Study
Utilization of Disability Services Among Students at Minority Serving Institutions

Research

A Systematic Investigation of Mixed Method Research in the ACA Journals
Am I Alone? How to Effectively Intervene With Clients Exposed to Social Exclusion
Are You Competent in Research? Enhancing Research Training in Counseling
Assessing the Effectiveness of the Kimochis program in Promoting SEL and Resilience
Bridging the Gap: Exposing Graduate Counseling Students to Integrated Care
Counselor Characteristics as Predictors of Client Attrition in a Counseling Clinic
Emerging Adulthood: Factors That Predict Resilience
Examining Chronic Sorrow Among Parents of a Child With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Examining Resilience, Emotional Intelligence, and Connectedness to Nature
Identifying and Targeting Competency Gaps Among New Counselors
Immigrants and Refugees: Psychological Distress and Barriers to Help Seeking
Immigration Experiences of Peruvian Adults in the U.S.: Through Their Eyes
Interactional Patterns of Clinical Supervision: Using Sequential Analysis
Investigating School Counselor Ratios and Student Outcomes Using the HSLS:09 Dataset
Mental Health Literacy in a Rural Area
Mindfulness With Male Offenders in a Community Reentry Treatment Program
Perspectives of the Poor: A Grounded Theory Study of Clients in the Rural Working Class
School Counselor and Clinical Mental Health Counselor Collaboration
School Counselors’ Leadership Self-Efficacy, Delivery of Services, and Advocacy
School-Based Counseling With Elementary School Students in Low SES Communities
Stressful Life Events and Posttraumatic Growth Among Police Officers
The Influence of Wellness on Multicultural and Social Justice Competency
The Leadership Qualities and Emotional Intelligence of School Counseling Trainees
The Role of Mindfulness, Self-Compassion, and Emotion Regulation in Eating Disorders
Using Grounded Theory to Understand Grief Experiences of Preschool Aged Children
Wellness, Career-Sustaining Behaviors, and Burnout Among Rural Counselors


School Counseling

A Career Mentoring Model for Middle Schoolers Interested in the Helping Professions
Assessing the Effectiveness of the Kimochis program in Promoting SEL and Resilience
Chiseled: Understanding, Treating, and Preventing Men's Body Image Concerns
Influence of Career Group Counseling on the Socioemotional Development of HS Students
Investigating School Counselor Ratios and Student Outcomes Using the HSLS:09 Dataset
School Counselor and Clinical Mental Health Counselor Collaboration
School Counselors’ Leadership Self-Efficacy, Delivery of Services, and Advocacy
Should I Be Feeling This Way? Uncovering The Existence of Vicarious Trauma
The Leadership Qualities and Emotional Intelligence of School Counseling Trainees
Through the Touchscreen: What is Happening to our Children’s Brains?
Underrepresented Students’ College Admission: What School Counselors Need to Know
Utilization of Disability Services Among Students at Minority Serving Institutions
What Affects School Counselor Burnout? Implications for School Counselors


Sexuality

Addressing Sexuality Issues in Counseling: Tools and Resources for Counselors


Social Justice

Assessing Counselor-in-Training Perceptions of Survivors of Sexual Assault and IPV
Assessing Self-Perceived Sensitivity and Awareness to Microaggressions
Changes in Prejudicial Attitude as Influenced by Exposure to Nondominant Social Events
Day on the Hill: A Political Advocacy Experience
Examining Literature About LGBTQ+ Clients in JCD: Tracking Trends Over Time
Flint Water Crisis: Emphasizing Social Justice Action in Disaster Mental Health
Gang Membership and Ethnic Identity
Jim Crow’s Retirement Home: Racial Disparities in Retirement and Hospice Care
School to Prison Pipeline: Collaborative and Proactive Solutions as a Counseling Model
The Systematic Review of Articles of the Microaggressions on Clients in the U.S. and Korea
You Owe Me 20 Cents: How Counselors Empower Women in the Workplace and Address the Wage Gap


Spirituality and Religion

Are you Spiritual/Religious?: Beyond Basic Questions to Expand the Clinical Intake
Integrating Religion/ Spirituality: Counseling Women Veterans Post Trauma
Korean American Generational Study: The Predictive Role of Religion and Spirituality
Religiosity Match X Race No-Match, Counselor Credibility, and  Client Relationship


Supervision

A Comprehensive Review of Supervisors’ Multicultural Competency Assessment
Counselor Educator Responses to Student and Supervisee Microaggressions
Interactional Patterns of Clinical Supervision: Using Sequential Analysis
Invisible Wounds: Preventing Vicarious Trauma in Practicing Counselors
The Development and Validation of Supervisee Disclosure in Supervision Scale


Technology and Social Media in Counseling

A Video-Based CBT Treatment to Treat Depressive Symptoms in Young Adults
Clicking and Coping: The Relationship Between Mindfulness, Anxiety, and Social Media
Facing Facebook: Social Media Ethics
Player Two Join: Understanding the Impact of Gaming on the Counseling Profession


Wellness

Avoiding Impairment: A Self-Care Model for Success
Invisible Wounds: Preventing Vicarious Trauma in Practicing Counselors
Navigating the Dating Scene: A Study on the Lived Experiences of a Graduate Student
Occupational Gains: A Counselor’s Guide to the Positive Impacts of Clinical Work
Overcoming Counselor Burnout: Applying Job Crafting Strategies
Reducing Anxiety and Increasing Awareness: Wellness Interventions for Students
Two Paths and an Analysis: Wellness and Burnout Among Ethnically Diverse Counselors
Wellness, Career-Sustaining Behaviors, and Burnout Among Rural Counselors