Counseling Students Who Have Experienced Trauma: Practical Recommendations at the Elementary, Secondary, and College Levels
Counselors require special skills when counseling students who have experienced trauma. In this session, Richard Joseph Behun, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, ACS, Julie A. Cerrito, Ph.D., NCC, NCSC, and Eric W. Owens, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, ACS, make practical recommendations for how to counsel students at the elementary, secondary, and college levels. They discuss developmental and risk factors for students at the each level and cover trauma-related responses and treatment considerations. Dr. Behun is an assistant professor at Marywood University. Dr. Cerrito is an assistant professor and director of the school counseling program at The University of Scranton. Dr. Owens is an assistant professor and graduate program coordinator in the Department of Counselor Education at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
1.Provide an overview of counseling students who have experienced trauma.
2.Discuss developmental and risk factors for students at the elementary, secondary, and college level.
3.Discuss trauma related responses and treatment considerations.
1 NBCC Hours; 0 CRCC Hours; 1 WA Hours; 0 APT Hours; 0 NAADAC Hours; 1 NY Hours; 0 Ethics Hours
Richard Joseph Behun, PhD; Julie A. Cerrito, PhD; and Eric W. Owens, PhD