Stetson University

Sara Meghan Walter

Assistant Professor of Counselor Education

Meghan has experience as professional school counselor in public, private, alternative and international schools in Germany. She has presented at national and international conferences on topics related to school counseling and counselor education/supervision. Her specific areas of interest and inquiry are in community-based participatory research and social justice issues in schools. She serves as faculty advisor for Chi Sigma Iota, the international honors society for counselors and counseling students.

Education

  • Ph.D., counselor education and supervision, University of Central Florida
  • M.Ed., Boston University
  • B.S., University of Maryland

Course Topics

  • Foundations of School Counseling
  • Evaluation and Assessment
  • Human Relations, Methods, and Skills
  • Counseling Theories
  • Consultation
  • Research and Statistical Anaylsis
  • Practicum and Internship in School Counseling
  • Group Counseling

Research Interests

  • Counselor Development
  • Counselor Supervision
  • Interventions for High-Risk Youth
  • Social Justice Issues in Schools
  • Community-Based and Youth-Led Participatory Action Research

Publications

  • Walter, S. M., Lambie, G. W., and Ngazimbi, E. (2008). "A choice theory counseling group succeeds with middle school students who displayed school disciplinary problems." Middle School Journal, 40(2), 4-12.
  • Walter, S. M. (2008). "Creating a school counseling program CD-ROM to foster family-middle school engagement." Journal of Technology in Counseling, 5(1).
  • Shillingford, M. A., Lambie, G. W., and Walter, S. M. (2007). "An integrative, cognitive-behavioral systemic approach to working with students diagnosed with attention-deficit, hyperactive disorder." Professional School Counseling, 11(2), 105-112.
  • Walter, S. M. (in press). "The application of the cognitive information processing model of career development with students in clinical practicum supervision." The Clinical Supervisor.
  • Walter, S. M. , and Thanasiu, P. L. (in press). "Enhancing role play activities with pocket camcorder technology: Strategies for counselor educators." Journal for Creativity in Mental Health.

Meghan Walter

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