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Jan 26, 2017

Allison Kramer talks with Dr. Sharon Anderson, Professor at Colorado State University, on how encouraging counseling students to truly know themselves leads to the development of a positive and professional ethical identity.

Sharon's faculty page at CSU

Sharon's author page @ Amazon.com

Allison's faculty page at JWU

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Jan 18, 2017

An engaging conversation with Dr. Mehmet Akif Karaman - assistant professor at University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley - about the history of the war in Syria, the current state of services needed and available to Syrian refugees (particularly in Turkey), and the growing mental health needs of the men, women, and children who are directly affected by the conflict.

Mahmet's Faculty Page @ UTRGV

The Article this interview is based on: http://tpcjournal.nbcc.org/meeting-the-mental-health-needs-of-syrian-refugees-in-turkey/

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Jan 10, 2017

The second of two conversations with Dr. Julia Whisenhunt - assistant professor of counselor education and college student affairs at West Georgia University - on suicide prevention, risk, and assessment. This episode covers assessment tools for counselors, clinical interventions including safety plans, and documentation. Below are links to the different resources mentioned in the podcast.

You can email Julia at jwhisenh@westga.edu

Julia's faculty page at UWG

http://www.pearsonassessments.com/HAIWEB/Cultures/en-us/Productdetail.htm?Pid=015-8018-443&Mode=summary

www.suicidology.org

Signs of Suicide Training
https://mentalhealthscreening.org/Gatekeeper/

ACA Suicide Assessment Podcast
http://www.counseling.org/knowledge-center/podcasts/docs/aca-podcasts/ht008-suicide-assessment-sharpen-your-clinical-skills

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM) online training
http://training.sprc.org/

Addressing Suicidal Clients podcast (Counselor Audio Source)
http://www.counseloraudiosource.net/feeds/CAS032.mp3

SAMHSA Suicide Prevention Webinars
http://www.sprc.org/training-institute/samhsa-webinars

ICRC-S Suicide Prevention Webinars
http://suicideprevention-icrc-s.org/webinars

 

Jan 4, 2017

The first of two conversations with Dr. Julia Whisenhunt - assistant professor of counselor education and college student affairs at West Georgia University - on suicide prevention, risk, and assessment. This episode covers statistics about suicide, risk factors, warning signs, and protective factors. Below are links to the different resources mentioned in the podcast.

You can email Julia at jwhisenh@westga.edu

Julia's faculty page at UWG

Suicide Warning Signs
http://www.suicidology.org/stats-and-tools/suicide-warning-signs

Youth Warning Signs
www.youthsuicidewarningsigns.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
http://www.sprc.org/

American Association of Suicidology
http://www.suicidology.org/home

International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)
https://www.iasp.info/wspd

Suicide Is Preventable: CA website
http://www.suicideispreventable.org

Jed Foundation
http://www.jedfoundation.org/

Half of Us
http://www.halfofus.com/

You Matter (for young adults)
www.youmatter.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

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