The Counselor Education Capstone collection includes graduate students’ in-depth literature explorations of a topic important to them and their professional field.

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Capstone Papers from 2019

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Parental Incarceration: The Childs Rights and Needs, Adam T. Bahr

School Counselor Self-Care Practices as Mitigating Factors Regarding Professional Burnout, Kelsie Brand

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health: Relationship-based Interventions for At-risk Families, Britney Brennan

Counseling Interventions for Native American Adolescents, Kathryn Burger

Adolescents Amount of Sleep in Relation to Emotional and Behavioral Regulation, Stephanie Emanuel

Developing Self-Awareness in Counseling Professionals, La Green

Where Have All the Teachers Gone? A Look at Teacher Attrition in the U.S., Kimberly Hill

Adolescents in Alternative Education Settings, Carly Houlihan

Inclusive Classrooms, Meghan Ihrke

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health and Equity in the United States, Shannon Jezusko

Effects of Family Treatment Drug Court on Reunification of Families Involved with Child Protection, Carrie Meiners

Effects of Discrimination on Transgender Populations, Katherine R. Moyer

ASCA National Model Implementation and Discipline Disparities in Schools, Abigail Mundy

Trauma: Integrating Play Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Theresa Odden

Domestic Deathcare: The Effect of Home Funerals on the Grieving Process, Eva Pitsch

Considerations for Supporting Homeless Adoslescents, Megan Reyes

The Effects of Bullying on Identity, Fortino Rodriguez Sanchez

Supporting Success for Children from Single-Parent Homes, Casey Scheuerell

The Effects of Parental Involvement on Student Achievement: Implications for Students with Absent Parents, Molly Serum

Well-Being in Correlation to Job Satisfaction in Millennials, Danielle Sommerfeldt

Stem and Adolescent Girls, Brittany Elizabeth Stein

Capstone Papers from 2018

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Counseling Sexual Assaulted Adolescents and Young Adults, Luann Gregorich

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School's Impact on Immigrant Students' Self-Identity, Chris Caduff

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Addiction in the Workplace: Prevention, Detection, and Treatment Options, Kacie Lovas

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Treating Incarcerated Women with Co-Occurring Disorders, Jennifer Nichols

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Binge Eating Disorder, Kristin Olsen

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Success for Every Child: The Impact of Teacher Perceptions on Student Achievement, Sarah K. Pease

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School Refusal Among Adolescents: An Exploration of Cause and Interventions, Stacy Quam

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Impacts Interpersonal Relationships in the Perpetuation of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, Jade Miles

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Mental Health Counselors and Vicarious Trauma, Nicole Sobkowiak

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Addressing Student Motivation in the School Setting, Hanna Niccum

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Implementing a Trauma-sensitive School Approach, Janelle Studnicka

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Positive and Negatives Outcomes of Social Media in Adolescents, Emily A. Norton

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Suicide Prevention and Response in the College Setting, Emily Peterson

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Best-Practice Treatment Approaches for Working with Survivors of Sexual Assault, Anne Marie Riddle

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The Impact of Animal Assisted Therapy in Elementary Schools, Nathan Tuma

Capstone Papers from 2017

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Impacts of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Adult Psychosocial Functioning, Kristen Brown

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Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse: Women in Adulthood, Elizabeth Stiernagle

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Assessment & Access: Considerations When Working with Sex Offenders, Kaitlin Flesch

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Strategies for Addressing the Impact of Secondary Trauma on Mental Health Professionals, Ashley Bauer

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How the Socialization Norms of Athletics Affects High School Student-Athletes, Hailey Brown

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Internet Gaming and Aggression in Adolescent Males, Michael Forsythe

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Physical Activity Integration in Schools: A Review of Benefits to Academics Success and Mental Health Stability, Kayla Kujak

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Risk Factors and Interventions for Suicide Among College Students, Amy McAulay

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A Literature Review of the Public Stigma of Mental Illness, Lisa Rogers

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Are Cultural Adaptations of ESTs an Appropriate Response to Unfavorable Treatment Outcomes of Ethnic/Cultural minorities? An Appraisal of the Response, David A. Scales

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Working with Students Living in Poverty: What Can School Counselors Do?, Krystle Seekamp

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Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in the School Setting, Katlyn Trumm

Capstone Papers from 2016

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Treating Trauma with Exposure Therapy, Gretchen Otto

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Effects of Poverty on Adolescent Mental Health, Morgan Dannecker

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The Effectiveness of Animal Assisted Activity and Animal Assisted Therapy in Reducing Symptoms of Depression, Alexis J. Hauser

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Veteran's Deaths Due to Suicide Have Increased to an Alarming Rate, Jason D. Marquardt

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Integrating Nature into the Helping Professions, Jacob Radtke

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Behavioral Activation Therapy in Treating Depression, Brian Strauss

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Administration Policy Impacts on Counselor Productivity and Overall Job Satisfaction, Bailey Ziemann

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Families Living in the Crisis of Poverty: Why a Motivational Interviewing Approach Makes Sense, Martha Lyn Thomford

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Improving Academic Motivation, Whitney Ryan

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Treatment for Complex Trauma and Substance Abuse for Adult Males in Residential Addiction Treatment, Kristin J. Wilson

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Comprehension of Counselor Education Course Materials in Online Versus Face-to-Face Courses, Chelsee J. Ahumada

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The Impact on Hmong College Students Dealing with Acculturation: The Importance of Being Culturally Competent, Chong Her

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Environmental Enrichment and Substance Use Disorders, John Ambrose

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First and Second Generation Immigrant Students: Breaking Down the Barriers to K-12 English Language Learner Success, Sarah J. Campbell

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Consequences of the Bystander Effect in Relation to Bullying, Underage Alcohol Consumption, and Suicide/Suicidal Ideation, Dana Erickson

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Recommendations to Practitioners for Adolescent Clients with a History of Trauma, Keiko L. Heitman

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Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, Amanda Jensen

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Child Abuse: Signs, Symptoms, and the Role of the School Counselor, Ryan A. McRae

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Psychosocial and Psychological Challenges Faces Women Diagnosed with Cancer, Nancy L. Miller

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Perceptions and Choice Theory in Schools and Counseling, Ryan M. Schaller

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Spirituality in Mental Health Counseling, Matthew Welacha

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in the Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders, John Newman

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Substance Abuse Prevention Programs: A Review of Risk Factors, Fundamental Program Components and the Coping Power Program, Mary Sussenguth

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Use of Art Therapy in Treating Children with PTSD, Kelly Puent

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Communication in the 21st Century: Implications of Counseling in a Digital World, Rebecca Johnson

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The Cycle of Victimization of Incarcerated Women, Michelle Woodworth

Capstone Papers from 2015

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The Effects of Bullying on Sexual Minority Youth: The Importance of Creating an Inclusive School Climate, Elizabeth A.M. Strunz

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Peer-Mediated Interventions for Students Classified with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Erin M. Burns

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Impact of Abuse Throughout a Child's Psychological Development, Michael Wurdeman

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The Relationship of Coaching Football and Counseling: Building a Championship System, Brent E. Schroeder

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Barriers for Rural Victims of Domestic Violence, Malorie Wolf

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Gender Role Conflict and Men's Attitudes Towards Mental Health Counseling, Alcohol Use and Depression, Mario Carrillo

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Supporting College Students with A.D.H.D., Justin Huegel

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Mindfulness-Based Practice in Schools, Nicole E. Klein

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Mediation of Adolescent High-Risk Behaviors: A Curriculum Based Risk Assessment Approach, Daniel Lindenfeld

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Helping to Health Through Yoga: Exploring Yoga as an Adjunctive Therapy Tool for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Sara Richeson

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Intervention Strategies for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Mika Baer

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Effectively combining PBIS and the Nurtured Heart Approach, Erin Bremer

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Effects of Childhood Trauma on Students: The Role of School Counselors, Emily R. Dierling

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School Connectedness: An Analysis of Students' Relationship with Their School, Marshall Kading

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Emotional Freedom Techniques: Tapping with Adolescents in a School Setting, Megan E. Leisen

Capstone Papers from 2014

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Creating an Inclusive School Climate for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students, Tosha Farrell

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Professional Development and the Growth of Professional Learning Communities in Education, Chelsie Hinrichs

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Sexual Trauma and Eating Disorders: Current treatments and direction for further study, Kate Radsek

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Effects of Sex Education and Media on Teenage Pregnancy, Jennifer Coppens

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Exploring the Use of Animal Assisted Therapy in School Counseling: Using AAT with Adolescents Who Have Internalizing Disorders, Leah Jagodzinski

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Students Seeking Attention, Dan Lecheler

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School-wide Bully Prevention Programs Designed for use in Elementary Schools, Melissa Pannell

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Anticipatory Grief and Compassion Fatigue: Definitions and Guidelines for Caregivers, Mary Kay Haupt

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Combating Eating Disorders by Addressing Body Image Issues in Schools, Brittany Ballweg

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K-12 School-Based Interventions Effective with Children and Adolescents from Divorced Families, Michelle McCoy

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Social Cognitive Career Theory, Generativity and Job Loss, Kevin Miller