2009 Counseling and Human Development Master’s Symposium

Each year, master’s students in the Warner School’s counseling and human development programs present their thesis research projects at the Annual Master’s Symposium. The capstone projects represented this year reflect the scholarly and enthusiastic efforts of students to attain high ideals and share their research with peers, mentors, family, and friends. Students will present their research projects from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 7, at the Rochester Academy of Medicine, 1441 East Avenue, Rochester.

The research projects for this year are:

An Assessment of the Effects of Mental Health Stigma on the Help Seeking Tendencies of Marginalized African Americans

Supporting Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender (GLBT) Youth with in School

Foster Care Children...A Mental Health Crisis

Using Multi-Sensory Environments in Counseling: A Resource Manual for Providers

“Celebrate East:” Planned Activities at East High School that Foster and Develop the
School Culture and Climate

Counseling Considerations with Biracial Youth

Lost in Disorder: A Critique of the Medical Model of Mental Health in American Society

A Resource for School Counselors Working with Refugee Students

School Refusal Behavior: Implications for School Counselors

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and At-Risk Youth: Information for School Counselors

Self Mutilation in Adolescents and Implications for Educators

Girls Realizing Our Wisdom and Talents in Harmony: Using Teamwork and Mentorship to Empower Teenage Girls in a Group Setting

Promoting Wellness for African Refugee Women and Implications for Mental Health

Intrinsic Motivation and Learning

Intimate Partner Violence and Child Communication Skills: The Role of Mother-Child Interactions

Do Male Batterer Programs Work? Questioning the Effectiveness of Battering Intervention Programs

A History of Licensure and Credentialing for Mental Health Counselors: Conundrums and Current Trends

Moving Beyond Domestic Violence: Key Tools for Group Interventions

Canine Assisted Learning Interventions: The Social, Emotional and Academic Approach

Alcoholic Families in Recovery

Looking at Adolescent Anxiety and Implications for School Counselors

Adolescent Anxiety Disorders: A Resource Manual for School Counselors

In the Mind of the Therapist: Intuition and its Place in Psychotherapy

Voicing the Sexual Self: Women’s Sexuality in Development

Impacts of School Connectedness and Implications for School Counselors

Relational Aggression: The Ins and Outs of “Mean Girls” & Suggestions for Change

The Life Experience of Spouses of International Students: A Narrative Study

Emotional/Behavioral Disorders and Language Impairment in Young Children: Literature
Review and Proposal for a School-Based Intervention

School of the Arts: An Informational College Guide for Junior & Senior Students

Click here to view summaries of the students’ research.

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