School Counseling

Friday, March 17
11:00am - 11:30am
Program ID #608, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 8
A Study on the Effects of Parental Abuse and Parental Neglect Perceived by Adolescents on Their Adult Media Immersion
30-Minute Poster Session
Sung-Man Shin, Alan Jongha Jeong
The number of adolescents who have adult media immersion issues is increasing gradually. This research is focused on how self-esteem and aim of life modulates in the relationship between parental abuse and parental neglect to adult media immersion. Panel data from the National Youth Policy Institute about adolescents in 2013 were used, and 190 answers analyzed using SPSS 21.0 and SPSS Amos 22.0. As a result, parental abuse indirectly affects adult media immersion with self-esteem as a full mediation variable, and parental neglect indirectly affects adult media immersion with aim of life as a full mediation variable.

Friday, March 17
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Program ID #621, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 7
“I’m a Warrior, Not a Worrier”: A Yoga Counseling Group for Elementary School Students
30-Minute Poster Session
Taylor Lynne Stabley, Kevin Curtin
Yoga works! And this poster will demonstrate how a group of elementary students transformed themselves from worriers to warriors! The presenters will describe a 10-session yoga counseling group that was recently implemented to a group of fourth-grade students. Attendees will develop an increased understanding of the benefits of practicing yoga, how it can be implemented in a group format, and how the objectives of this particular group are connected to the ASCA Mindsets and Behaviors for Student Success.
 

Friday, March 17
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Program ID #632, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 4
School-to-Work Transition: The Role of Vocational Identity in Career Counseling
30-Minute Poster Session
Eunjeong Rhee
Vocational identity refers to the conscious awareness of oneself as a worker; in this context, this poster session will provide practitioners in the field of career counseling with a precise understanding of the concept and role of vocational identity and information on the underlying mechanisms of identity status formation. Moreover, guidelines that may help counselors to promote clients’ identity status, especially of those who are in their school-to-work transition, will be provided.

Friday, March 17
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Program ID #634, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 6
Assessing Personal Growth Through Video Reflections for Low-Income High School Students
30-Minute Poster Session
Kara P. Ieva
Video reflections can be an excellent tool for assessing personal growth and counseling outcomes. Come hear the results of a qualitative study that analyzed video reflections to investigate the influence of a pre-college STEM program for low-income and first-generation college students. The video confessional included personal reflections of each component of the program (academic, personal/ social, and career development) with five groups of 40 students over a five-year period (N = 187; Summer 2011–2015).

Friday, March 17
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Program ID #647, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 5
Burnout, Stress, and Direct Student Services Among School Counselors
30-Minute Poster Session
Patrick R. Mullen, Daniel Gutierrez
In this poster session, attendees will learn about the findings from a research study that examined school counselors’ (N = 926) levels of burnout and stress in relationship to their facilitation of direct student services. The results indicated that participants’ higher level of burnout was related to lower facilitation of direct student services. Also, participants’ stress did not relate to the frequency of direct student services but was positively related to burnout. These results and their implications will be discussed.
 

Friday, March 17
3:00pm - 3:30pm
CSI Featured Session
Program ID #658, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 2
Promoting Professional School Counselor Identity Through Educational Leadership and Advocacy
30-Minute Poster Session
Christina Jurekovic, Rebecca Meidinger
The new vision for school counselors described by the National Center for Transforming School Counseling and the Education Trust (2009a) calls 21st century school counselors to be leaders and advocates for all children. Counselor educators and supervisors can help master's level students develop a strong professional school counselor identity through formal training in leadership and advocacy. Techniques for assessing and developing school counselors as leaders during practicum and internship will be explored. Rating scales and inventories for assessing assertiveness, leadership skills, and preparedness to serve as a leader will be provided. Attendees will gain practical applications of school counseling leadership theory in K-12 schools.
 

Friday, March 17
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Program ID #678, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 8
Culturally Based Strategies To Create a Sense of Belonging for Transfer Students
30-Minute Poster Session
Mary C. Martinson, Judy Daniels
This poster session provides attendees with data and research-supported strategies for how counselors can work effectively in diverse school settings to support the belonging needs of students experiencing transition. Culturally based interventions for school counselors will be provided to work with transfer students, particularly those entering mid-year. Counselors working in diverse school settings and with students who experience transitions into new school environments will benefit from this session.
 

Saturday, March 18
11:00am - 11:30am
Program ID #708, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 8
Descriptive Research on First-Generation Students in Comparison with Second-Generation Students in Republic of Korea
30-Minute Poster Session
Sung-Man Shin, Alan Jongha Jeong, Timothy Joonsik Kim
There has been extensive research about college students from diverse minor groups in America. Among the substantial amount of research on equal opportunity in education, research on the first-generation college student (FGCS) shares a large portion of it. While there has been a broad range of research about FGCS in America, there has been only one study done about FGCS in the Republic of Korea (Kim, 2010). This session will describe research about FGCS in the Republic of Korea.
 

Saturday, March 18
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Program ID #720, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 6
Using Creative Termination Rituals with Children and Adolescents
30-Minute Poster Session
Matthew J. Paylo, Nicole A. Stargell, Victoria E. Kress
In this interactive poster session, attendees will be introduced to ways of infusing creativity into the termination process. Creative termination rituals will be visually displayed as a means to provide clients with closure, a sense of empowerment, and ownership of their termination experience. The presenters will provide the rationale for these interventions, the process of implementing these rituals, and examples of creative termination rituals for clinical practice with children and adolescents.
 

Saturday, March 18
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Program ID #762, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 6
Counseling Children with ADHD: Three Focus Areas for Professional Counselors
30-Minute Poster Session
Randall Astramovich, Nancy Hamilton
The number of children diagnosed with ADHD has risen in the past decade. Although psychostimulant medication has been the primary intervention in the past, the inclusion of counseling in combination with medication is becoming more commonplace. By focusing on conflict resolution, motivation, self-efficacy, and self-esteem, professional counselors can help provide comprehensive behavioral support to ensure the lifelong success of children with ADHD.
 

Saturday, March 18
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Program ID #763, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 7
A National, Descriptive Study of School Counselor Induction
30-Minute Poster Session
Jennifer R. Curry, Stephanie Eberts, Imre (Emeric) Csaszar
This national study was conducted to determine what induction elements are experienced by novice school counselors in their first two years of school counseling practice. Novices were asked about common induction elements offered to teachers such as role- specific orientation, professional development, formal mentoring, reduced workload, constructive observation, access to administration, and collaboration time with colleagues. Participants were also asked about their level of career satisfaction and commitment.

Saturday, March 18
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Program ID #778, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 8
A Content Analysis of Cyber-Bullying Research (2005–2014)
30-Minute Poster Session
Sangmin Park, Hansori Jang
Cyber-bullying is emerging as a new issue among adolescent groups all over the world. However, there is little research on the area of cyber-bullying. This poster session is designed to provide the comprehensive information about cyber-bullying based on a content analysis of research. Therefore, attendees will learn about cyber-bullying including definitions, subcategories, research trends, and relevant intervention strategies in counseling and education.

Saturday, March 18
5:00pm - 5:30pm
ACAC Featured Session
Program ID #785, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 1
Identifying and Addressing the Needs of Refugee Adolescents in Schools
30-Minute Poster Session
Amanda D. Rumsey
With the growing number of refugees being resettled in the U.S., schools are seeing an increase in the numbers of refugee students and counselors are faced with providing appropriate services to support the needs of these youth. Information gathered from school counselors who currently work with refugee adolescents was collected and will be shared with attendees. Suggestions for providing support and ideas for future research will be discussed.
 

Sunday, March 19
9:00am - 9:30am
Program ID #810, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 10
Exploration of Students’ Meaningful Experiences in Counseling with School Counselors
30-Minute Poster Session
Corrine R. Sackett
The presenters will report the findings of a study exploring meaningful experiences of high school students in the counseling process with school counselors, as well as inhibitors to using school counselors through qualitative, phenomenological interviews of high school students. The findings of this study deepen the knowledge base of the school counseling process from the perspective of the student. The presenters will outline implications for school counselors, counselor educators, and supervisors.
 

Sunday, March 19
10:00am - 10:30am
Program ID #822, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 8
School Counseling and ABA: A Blended Approach
30-Minute Poster Session
Chloe Lancaster, Laura Baylot Casey, Pamela A. Cogdal
Counselors are faced with many challenges and opportunities in both the school and community settings to work with individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorders. Knowledge and skills in behavior analysis—such as antecedent manipulation, teaching replacement skills, and altering consequences to eliminate maladaptive behaviors—coupled with a working knowledge of CBT, would enable school counselors to treat the whole family/school system affected by autism, including the child.
 

Sunday, March 19
10:00am - 10:30am
Program ID #823, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 9
Supporting Undocumented Youth in the Schools: Connecting Theory with Practice
30-Minute Poster Session
Graciela L. Orozco, Roseanne Mengistab Gebre
In the U.S., approximately 65,000 undocumented immigrant students graduate from high school each year. Yet, undocumented students face barriers in accessing higher education that include limited information, resources, and mental health issues. This poster session draws on the literature, theoretical approaches, and practice in the schools to reflect on two case vignettes and how school counselors can support undocumented students as they navigate the K-12 system and make post-secondary decisions.
 

Sunday, March 19
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Program ID #848, 2nd Floor, Poster Area 6
Ethnic Identity Exploration: Group Counseling with Latino Middle School Students
30-Minute Poster Session
Susana Contreras Bloomdahl
A rural, Midwestern middle school sought help with motivating its Latino student population to aspire for higher academic and career goals. The presenter used group counseling to improve the self-esteem and ethnic identity of Latino middle school students. This poster session will identify the stages of ethnic identity development and will describe the group process, the positive results, and the implications for counseling young adolescents.

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$495

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$365

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$645

Nonmember Student
$485

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