Presentations

Upcoming/Recent Conference Presentations

Ready for a new job? Start early to successfully negotiate your best academic job package (see the color slides). Presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC. (October 13, 2018). Presented with Drs. Andrea Jenkins and Lacretia Dye

What is your job like? Experiences of counselor educators across various positions. Presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC. (October 13, 2018). Presented with C. Missy Butts*; Panelists include Drs. Rabeena Alli, Janelle Bettis, Melanie Iarussi, Panagiotis Markopoulos, Shawn Spurgeon, Elizabeth Villares, Cirecie West-Olatunji, and Cheryl Wolf

Effective gatekeeping practices(see the color slides). Presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC. (October 12, 2018).
Presented with Dr. Andrea Jenkins

Helping students find meaningful direction through college and career readiness (see color slides). Presented for the Kentucky Counseling Association, Louisville, KY (November 13, 2018).

College student performance and well-being: The impact of stress and sleep on GPA and retention (see color slides). Presented for the Kentucky Counseling Association, Louisville, KY (November 13, 2013). Presented with Racheal Carter

Career Meaning and Development

Career Meaning and Satisfaction

Helping students find meaningful direction through college and career readiness (see color slides). Presented for the Kentucky Counseling Association, Louisville, KY (November 13, 2018).

Weathering the workplace: Finding your ideal work setting to improve satisfaction and avoid burnout (see the color slides) Presented for the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA (October 8, 2016)

Exploring meaningful work: The relationship between career meaning, satisfaction, wellness, and values (see the color slides) Featured session presented at the Global Career Development Conference, Chicago, IL (June 30, 2016). Presented with Dr. M. Harry Daniels

Customizing your counseling career: A guide to finding your ideal work setting (see the color or B&W slides)
Presented for the Kentucky Counseling Association, Louisville, KY (November 5, 2015).
Presented with Alexandria Sheucraft

Finding a dream job in counseling: Tips for exploring, negotiating, and securing your next position
Presented at Kent State University, Kent, OH (April 10, 2015)

Career tips for counselors: Explore, negotiate, and secure your dream job (see the color slides)
Presented for the Kentucky Counseling Association Annual Conference, Louisville, KY (November 6, 2014)

Finding a dream job in counseling: Tips for exploring, negotiating, and securing your next position
(see the color slides) Presented for Chi Sigma Iota International’s Webinar Series (October 14, 2014)

Factors of Career Meaning: An Analysis of U.S. Naval Academy Graduates
Presented in the graduate career counseling class, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (December 4, 2013)

Factors of Career Meaning: A Conceptual to Practical Application of Research (see the color slides)
Presented in the graduate Research in Counseling class, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (July 2, 2012).

Don’t Worry, Be Happy: Exploring Counselor Satisfaction and Retention (see the handout)
Presented for the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference, Daytona Beach, FL (November 15, 2008).

Counselor Retention after Graduation: Why Counselors Stay or Leave the Profession (see the handout).
Presented for the Southern Association for Counselor Education & Supervision Conference, Houston, TX (October 24, 2008).

Money versus Meaning in Career Development (see the color or B&W slides)
Presented at the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference, Daytona Beach, FL (November 30, 2007).

Career Development

Ready for a new job? Start early to successfully negotiate your best academic job package (see the color slides). Presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC. (October 13, 2018). Presented with Drs. Andrea Jenkins and Lacretia Dye

What is your job like? Experiences of counselor educators across various positions. Presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC. (October 13, 2018). Presented with C. Missy Butts*; Panelists include Drs. Rabeena Alli, Janelle Bettis, Melanie Iarussi, Panagiotis Markopoulos, Shawn Spurgeon, Elizabeth Villares, Cirecie West-Olatunji, and Cheryl Wolf

It takes a village: Enhancing the college and career readiness of students through a community collaboration (see the color slides or b&w handout) Presented at the Global Career Development Conference, Phoenix, AZ. (June 21, 2018).

Career educator panel. Presented for the Counselor Educator Academy at the Global Career Development Conference, Phoenix, AZ. (June 21, 2018). Co-panelists included Drs. Thommi Lawson, Kathy Evans, Leann Morgan, Jackie Peila-Shuster, Angela Smith, & David Ford; Facilitated by Amanda Friday.

From classroom to career field: Using education-community collaboration to enhance college and career readiness (see the color slides).
Presented for the Kentucky Counseling Association, Louisville, KY (November 2, 2017).
Presented with Rachel Bauer*

Forging your financial future through successfully negotiating your next academic job package (see the color slides) Presented for the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Chicago, IL (October 7, 2017) Presented with Drs. Andrea Jenkins and Lacretia Dye.

Navigating the negotiation: Successfully negotiating your next academic job package (see the color slides)
Presention submitted for the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA (October 8, 2016) Presented with Drs. Andrea Jenkins

Negotiating your way to a meaningful work experience (see the color slides)
Presented at the Global Career Development Conference, Chicago, IL (July 1, 2016)

Tools for schools: Activities for exploring career-related issues with students (see the color slides)
Presented for the Webinars for Kentucky School Counselors Series WKU Sisterhood Grant, Online (January 27, 2016).

Career tools for counselors:  Activities for exploring career-related issues with clients (see the color or B&W slides) Presented for the Kentucky Counseling Association, Louisville, KY (November 5, 2015). Presented with Patricia Satterwhite

Prepare and Prosper: Negotiating the Academic Job Offer (see the color or B&W slides)
Presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA (October 9, 2015)

Promote your practice: Develop and enhance your school, agency, or private practice website (see the color slides) Presented at the Kentucky Counseling Association Annual Conference, Louisville, KY (November 6, 2014)
Presented with Dr. Stephen Kennedy

Advocate for yourself: Negotiating your next academic job offer
Presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Birmingham, AL (October 10, 2014)

Career tips for counselors: Explore, negotiate, and secure your dream job
Presented at the Kentucky Counseling Association Annual Conference, Louisville, KY (November 6, 2014)

Promote your practice: Develop and enhance your school, agency, or private practice website
Presented at the Kentucky Counseling Association Annual Conference, Louisville, KY (November 6, 2014)

Advocate for yourself: Negotiating your next academic job offer
Presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Birmingham, AL (October 11, 2014).

Career Life Line and Family Influences
Presented in the Undergraduate Career and Lifespan Development class, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (October 6, 2010).

Informational Interviews (see the color or B&W slides)
Presented for the Upward Bound College Preparatory Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (June 28, 2010).

Transition to College
Participated in a panel discussion for the Upward Bound College Preparatory Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (October 9, 2010).
Presented with Ana Jaramillo, Brittany Young, & Jeanne Ritter

Graduate School Preparation
Participated in a panel discussion for the undergraduate Career and Lifespan Development class, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (October 7, 2009) and presented at the University of Florida Keys Complex, Gainesville, FL (July 22, 2008)

Finding a Job in Counseling: Where do you begin? (see the color or B&W slides)
Presented at the University of Florida Chi Sigma Iota Professional Development Conference, Gainesville, FL (April 18, 2008 & April 3, 2009).

Career Financial Planning

Career Financial Planning for Counselors (see the color or B&W slides and the sample budget in Excel)
Presented at the University of Florida Chi Sigma Iota Professional Development Conference, Gainesville, FL (April 18, 2008).

Career Financial Planning
Presented for the Gator Launch Career Mentoring Program, Career Resource Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (January 28, 2008 & March 5, 2009).

Live the Good Life: Retire on Your Terms
Presented at Choice Behavioral Health, Jacksonville, FL (March 23, 2004) and Investors Life Insurance Company, Jacksonville, FL (February 10, 2003).

Asset Allocation
Presented at Choice Behavioral Health, Jacksonville, FL (September 25, 2003) and Investors Life Insurance Company, Jacksonville, FL (December 2, 2002).

Smart Couples Finish Rich
Presented at Books-a-Million, Jacksonville, FL (September 6, 2003).

Financial Planning
Presented at Choice Behavioral Health, Jacksonville, FL (March 27, 2003).

Women’s Investment Series: Live the Good Life: Retire on Your Terms
Presented at Morgan Stanley, Jacksonville, FL (November 21, 2002).

Women’s Investment Series: What Every Woman Should Know about Investing.
Presented at Morgan Stanley, Jacksonville, FL (October 22, 2002).

Women’s Investment Series: Investing Made Simple: One Step toward Investment Success.
Presented at Morgan Stanley, Jacksonville, FL (September 25, 2002).

Women’s Investment Series: Smart Women Finish Rich
Presented at Morgan Stanley, Jacksonville, FL (July 9, 2002).

Wellness and Self-Care

College student performance and well-being: The impact of stress and sleep on GPA and retention (see color slides). Presented for the Kentucky Counseling Association, Louisville, KY (November 13, 2018). Presented with Racheal Carter

Relax and rest to succeed: The impact of stress and sleep on college retention and GPA (see the color slides).
Presented for the Kentucky Counseling Association, Louisville, KY (November 2, 2017). Presented with Racheal Carter*

Stress and healthy choices
Presented for the Western Kentucky University Upward Bound program, Bowling Green, KY (June 15, 2015)
Presented with Patricia Satterwhite*

Making Sexual Education Fun: Using a Support Group/Book Club to Explore the Changes in Sexual Attitudes and Awareness of Female Counselors-in-Training (see the color or B&W poster)
Poster presented at the 2011 American Counseling Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA (March 25, 2011) and the Graduate Student Council Interdisciplinary Research Conference, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (February 2, 2011).
Presented with Ana M. Jaramillo*

Using Yoga to Improve Wellness: Exploring the Effects of a Four-Week Luna Yoga Program on Female Counselors and Counselors-in-Training 
(see the color poster and handout or the presentation slides and handout)
Poster presented at the American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA (March 20, 2010), the Graduate Student Council Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Gainesville, FL (February 3, 2010), and the University of Florida Chi Sigma Iota Professional Development Conference, Gainesville, FL (March 26, 2010).
Presented with Elisa Mott, Isabel Thompson, Adrienne Baggs, & Dr. Ana Puig

Wellness Works: Quantitative and Qualitative Results of a Wellness Program Provided for Counseling Graduate Students (see the color or B&W slides, handouts, wellness worksheet, or tracking sheet)
Presented at the American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA (March 22, 2010).
Presented with Isabel Thompson & Eric Thompson

Managing Stress through Creating Balance (see the color or B&W slides)
Presented at the University of Florida Keys Complex, Gainesville, FL (April 6, 2009)

Wellness Works: Self-Care Strategies for Counselors (see the color or B&W slides and handout)
Presented for the Florida Counseling Association Annual Conference, Daytona Beach, FL (November 15, 2008).
Presented with Isabel Thompson & Eric Thompson

Multicultural & Diversity Issues in Counseling

Meeting the diverse needs of a global community through interdisciplinary collaboration (see the color slides and worksheet) Presented for the Action Council for Cross Cultural Mental Health & Human Services Annual Cross Cultural Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC. (February 17, 2018).

The power of collaboration: panel discussion. Presented for the Action Council for Cross Cultural Mental Health & Human Services Annual Cross Cultural Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC. (February 17, 2018).
Presented with moderator: Vince Ford and co-panelists: Rev. Cheryl Adamson, Lynn Dingle, and Chynana Phillips.

Helping the helpers: Exploring caregiver strain and strategies while serving refugees (see color slides)
Presented for the Kentucky Counseling Association, Louisville, KY (November 10, 2016)
Presented with Drs. Dawn Garrett-Wright and Saundra Starks

Healing Hearts: A proposed counseling group for children experiencing anticipatory grief (see color slides and handouts) Presented for the Kentucky Counseling Association, Louisville, KY (November 10, 2016)
Presented with Rachel Archer* and Samantha Wathen*

Navigators: Helping teens navigate parental divorce and separation through small group counseling
(see color slides and handouts) Presented for the Kentucky Counseling Association, Louisville, KY (November 10, 2016)
Presented with Kisha Burton,* Lauren Ashley Dillbeck,* & Amber Phillips*

Working with the culturally diverse:  Exploring the needs of international refugees within our state (see the color or B&W slides)
Presented for the the Kentucky Counseling Association, Louisville, KY (November 5, 2015).
Presented with Drs. Dawn Wright and Saundra Starks

Using community outreach to train students: An inter-professional project with international refugees and staff (see the color slides)
Presented for the North American Chapter-World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (NAC-WCCI), Nashville, TN
Presented with Drs. Dawn Wright and Saundra Starks (October 24, 2015)

Counselor Community Engagement in Collectivistic and Confucian Societies: Measuring Multicultural Competence.
Presentation accepted for the American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL (March 2015).
Presented with Olivia Chen

Barriers to Integrating Religion and Spirituality into Counselor Education: Implications for Counselor Practice, Training, and Supervision (see the color or B&W slides)
Presented at the 2011 American Counseling Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA (March 26, 2011).
Presented with Drs. Chris Adams, Ana Puig, & Adrienne Baggs

Integrating Spiritual Competencies into Multicultural Counseling: A Mixed Methods Course Evaluation Study
(see the color poster, color pilot study poster, and handout)
Poster presented at the American Counseling Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA (March 25, 2011) and the American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA (March 21, 2010).
Presented with Adrienne Baggs, Dr. Ana Puig & Dr. Mary Fukuyama

Integrating Spiritual Competencies into Multicultural Counseling (see the handout)
Presented at the University of Florida Chi Sigma Iota Professional Development Conference, Gainesville, FL (April 3, 2009).
Presented with Adrienne Baggs, Dr. Ana Puig & Dr. Mary Fukuyama

Counselor Education & Supervision

Effective gatekeeping practices (see the color slides). Presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC. (October 12, 2018). 
Presented with Dr. Andrea Jenkins 

Using University-Community Collaborations to Meet Community Needs and Enhance Counseling Programs
Presented for the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Chicago, IL (October 7, 2017)

Gatekeeping in Admissions and Beyond (see the color slides)
Presention submitted for the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA (October 8, 2016) Presented with Drs. Andrea Jenkins and Jill Sauerheber

Promoting Professional Identity and Advocacy: Roles for CSI Chapters and Networks
Presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Birmingham, AL (October 11, 2014)
Presented with Drs. Craig Cashwell, Stephen Kennedy, & Donna Gibson

Facilitating Effective Triadic Counseling Supervision: An Adapted Model for an Underutilized Supervision Approach (see color or B&W slides)
Presented at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Nashville, TN (October 29, 2011) and the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference, Williamsburg, VA (October 29, 2010).
Presented with Drs. Andrea L. Dixon & Rebecca M. Goldberg

*student mentee