Beginning in 2015, the Department of Counselor Education made changes to their end-of-program project requirements. Previously, every end-of-program project was a Master’s Thesis. Now students have the option of completing either a Master’s Thesis or a Capstone Research Project. The Capstone Research Project will entail a program evaluation or action research project in which students collect and analyze data. Unlike the Master’s Thesis, the Capstone Research Project will include a shorter, more focused literature review than those in previous Master’s Theses. Both the Master’s Thesis and the Capstone Research Project options will require IRB approval.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Psychoeducational Group Counseling to Enhance Self-Control in Middle School Students, Amanda Crowley

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Perceived Barriers to African American Male Education Completion, Ebonesha Graham

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The Relationship Between Cyberbullying and Health-Risk Behaviors Among High School Students, Colleen Halbohn

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The Effectiveness of Mindfulness Techniques for Decreasing Anxiety Symptoms in Adolescents, Kara M. Hiltz

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Barriers to Treatment and the Connection to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, Kelsey James

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Students Thoughts and Beliefs of the Impact of the Educational Opportunity Program on Their Retention and Degree Pursuance, Lisa D. Jones

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Managing Stress in 8th Grade: CBT and Relaxation Techniques in Small Group Therapy, Amy Levermore

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Who is My Brothers’ Keeper? Stressors that African American Males Encounter during Their College Experience, Charlene Linzy

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Addressing Absenteeism through a Positive Reinforcement Intervention, Jillian M. Malley

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Determining the Impact of a Psychoeducational Group on Student-Athlete Identity, Raymond Manioci

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The Prevalence of Anxiety and Perfectionism in High School Students, Sarah E. Moore

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The Effect of a First Year Experience Program on Student Retention in Community College, Jaclyn Singer

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Teachers’ Perceptions About Using Restorative Practice Based Programs in Schools, monika alvis

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Girls In Real Life Situations (GIRLS) and Self-Understanding: A Program Evaluation, Keturah Bosarge

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Attendance Works: The Effects of Truancy on High School Students Success, Mark Bruce

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Succor Through Suboxone Treatment, Shiela R. Campbell

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Implications of Working with Trauma: Therapists’ Perspectives, Stephanie DeRico

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Cultural Competency of the Helping Professional: A Self Reflection, Courtney Furness

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“What Do I Want to Do When I Grow Up?” – A Look at the Impact of Career Curriculum in the Fifth Grade, Elyse Kusse

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Holistic Factors that Influence Counselor Wellbeing in a High Stress Environment, Deborah Lewin

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Mentoring Middle School Students: A Program Evaluation, Dianne Maerz

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BeYOUtiful: Assessing the Impact of a High School Girls’ Group, Anna E. Marianetti

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Resilience in Urban Middle School Students: The Impact of Character Education, Christina C. Martinez

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Effects on Retention of Students with Learning Disabilities Utilizing Services at Community Colleges, Jacquelyn Martin

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Counseling to Reduce Stress and Anxiety: A Mixed Methods Study, Jessica A. Pakan

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The Signs of Suicide (SOS) Prevention Program: A Pilot Study, Christopher Perri

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training Core Mindfulness: Its Impact on Everyday Mindfulness, Goal-Directed, and Ineffective Behaviors, Nicole Smith

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Mindfulness Meditation: A Practical Intervention in Addressing Stress and Anxiety in Inmates, Patricia Williams-McGahee