I don’t know what kind of training would prepare you for that.”: Critical Incidents in the Field for a Crisis Counselor Principal Investigator, University of Tennessee Knoxville, June 2018 – Current Collaborating with Dr. Lauren Moret and Dr. Casey Barrio Minton. This study is a transformation of a class project completed in a Narrative Inquiry course. The class project was designed to explore the narratives of a crisis counselor’s feelings of competency and preparedness to work with individuals in crisis and/or with a history of traumatic experience.
Human Services Study Data Collection, Wake Forest University, November 2015- Current Worked under principal investigator and study coordinator Dr. Philip Clarke. This study was designed as a pre-test/post- test model concerning the effect of exposure to specific populations on undergraduate students’ comfort working with geriatric clients
Advancing Therapeutic Justice for Incarcerated Women: Bioethical, Cultural, and Psycho-biological Dimensions of Contemplative Program (CP) Development, Research and Advocacy Phase One Research Team Participant, Wake Forest University, January 2015- Current Worked under principal investigator and lead faculty member Dr. Jamie Crockett; collaborating members included Dr. Michelle Nicolle, Dr. Cristin Whiting, and Dr. Ulrike Wiethaus This study was a qualitative research study exploring the effects of contemplative practices (e.g., yoga, meditation, breathing practices) on the wellness of woman who were incarcerated
Assessing the Psychometric Properties of Student Inaction Questionnaire Research Assistant, Spalding University, January 2013-January 2014 Research assistantship for a doctoral candidate in dissertation research focused on exploring relationships among cyber bullying, stress, and internalizing/externalizing behaviors