Faculty Scholarship & Publications

Browse the titles below to review selected scholarship produced by the Department of Counselor Education & Human Services faculty:


Elana Bernstein, Ph.D.

Counselor Education & Human Services

Christner, R.W., & Bernstein, E.R. (2016). Cognitive-Behavioral Group Therapy (CBGT) for Children and Adolescents. In: C. Haen & S. Aronson (Eds.), The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Group Therapy. New York: Routledge.

Davies, S.C., Lewis, A.A., Anderson, A.E., & Bernstein, E.R. (2015). The development of intercultural competency in school psychology graduate students. School Psychology International, 36(4), 375-392.

Aldridge, M. J., Bernstein, E. R., & Davies, S. C. (2014).  Graduate preparation of school psychologists in serving English language learners. Trainers’ Forum, 33 (2), 42-70. 

McGivern, J.E., Ray, C.E., Bernstein, E.R. (2014). Best practices in establishing effective relationships to facilitate positive intervention outcomes. In P. L. Harrison & A. Thomas (Eds.), Best practices in school psychology: Data-based and collaborative decision making. Bethesda, MD: National Association of School Psychologists.

Bernstein, E.R. (May 2013). What to do for anxious kids? Applications of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in schools. Spring newsletter of the Southwest Ohio School Psychologists Association (SWOSPA).

Ferris, C., & Bernstein, E.R. (Feb 2017). Evaluation of an Intervention for Children with ASD and Anxiety. A paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, San Antonio, TX.

Jones, B., & Bernstein, E.R. (Feb 2017). Canine Assisted Reading Interventions: Attitudes and Perceptions of Educators. A poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, San Antonio, TX.

Kuebel, L.A., & Bernstein, E.R. (Feb 2017). Effectiveness of Social Skills Curricula on Preschoolers’ Social-Emotional Functioning. A poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, San Antonio, TX.

Burdiss, L., Welch, M., & Bernstein, E.R. (Feb 2016). Effectiveness of Anxiety Interventions for Students who are Twice Exceptional. A poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

Stidham, K., & Bernstein, E.R. (Apr 2015). Teachers’ Perceptions of Educating Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. A poster accepted for presentation at the biannual meeting of the Ohio School Psychologists Association, Columbus, OH.

Bernstein, E.R., & Deacon, S. (Feb 2015). Training Teachers to Accurately Identify Students with Anxiety. A paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Orlando, FL.

Stidham, K., & Bernstein, E.R. (Feb 2015). Teachers’ Perceptions of Educating Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. A poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Orlando, FL.

Thomas, M.C., & Bernstein, E.R. (Feb 2015). Treating students with selective mutism: Applications for School Psychologists. A paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Orlando, FL.

Bernstein, E.R. (November 2014). Early Identification and Support for Students with Anxiety: The Role of the School Nurse. An invited workshop presented at the 28thAnnual School Health Workshop sponsored by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Medical Center (CCHMC), Cincinnati, OH.

Bernstein, E.R., Fletcher, B., & Gosser, B. (Feb 2014). Current practices for anxious students: A survey of school psychologists. A paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Washington DC.

Flynn, L.N., & Bernstein, E.R. (Feb 2014). School Psychologists’ Use and Awareness of Social-Emotional Learning Programs. A poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Washington DC.

Hubbard, K.N., & Bernstein, E.R. (Feb 2014).  Barriers to family involvement in schools: exploring the voice of the urban, high poverty family. A poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Washington DC.

Ayers, J., Bernstein, E.R., & Davies, S.C. (February 2013). What factors do parents consider when deciding to enroll or withhold their late-birthday child in kindergarten? A poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Seattle, WA.

Aldridge, M.J., Bernstein, E.R., & Davies, S.C. (February 2013). Preparation of school psychologists to serve English language learning students. A poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Seattle, WA.

Bernstein, E.R., Aldridge, M.J., & May, J. (February 2013). Cognitive behavioral strategies for working with anxious youth in schools. A mini-skills workshop accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Seattle, WA.

Schanding, G.T., Bernstein, E.R., & Coffee, G. (February 2013). Early childhood education: Evidence-based multi-tiered service delivery. A mini-skills workshop accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Seattle, WA.

Davies, S.C., Bernstein, E.R., Aldridge, M.J., & May, J.M. (April 2012). The Importance of Cultural Immersion in Advancing Cultural Competency in School Psychology Graduate Students. A poster accepted for presentation at the biannual meeting of the Ohio School Psychologists Association, Columbus, OH.

Davies, S.C., Bernstein, E.R., & Aldridge, M.J. (February 2012). A Cultural Immersion Program for School Psychology Graduate Students. A poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Philadelphia, PA. 

For items from 2011 and older, visit Elana Bernstein's directory profile page.

Back to top>>


Susan C. Davies, Ed.D., NCSP

Counselor Education & Human Services

Davies, S. C. (2016). Managing concussions in schools: A guide to recognition, response, and leadership. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company. 

Davies, S. C. (2014). Professional collaboration: The integration of schools, families, agencies, and religious institutions within communities. In R. Witte & S. Mosley-Howard (Eds.), Mental health practice in today’s schools: Current issues and interventions. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company. View book >> 

Jantz, P., Davies, S. C., & Bigler, E. (2014). Working with TBI in Schools: Transition, Assessment, and Intervention. Routledge Publishing. View book >>

Davies, S. C. (2014). Best practices in working with children with traumatic brain injury. In Best Practices in School Psychology VI. Thomas, A. and Harrison, P (Eds.). National Association of School Psychologists. Bethesda, MD.

Kramer, M. & Davies, S. C. (2016). Challenges and supports during the transition from high school to college for students with traumatic brain injuries. Contemporary School Psychology. Doi 10.1007/s40688-016-0095-9

Davies, S. C. (2016). School-Based Traumatic Brain Injury Program and Concussion Management Team. Psychology in the Schools, 53(6), 567-582.

Ettel, D., Glang, A., Todis, B., & Davies, S. C. (2016). TBI: Persistent misconceptions and knowledge gaps among educators. Exceptionality Education International, 26(1), 1-18.

Davies, S. C., & Bird, B. (2015). Motivations for Under-Reporting Suspected Concussion in College Athletics.  Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology. , 9, 101-115. View article >>

Davies, S. C., Lewis, A. A., Anderson, A. E., & Bernstein, E. R. (2015). The development of intercultural competency in school psychology graduate students. School Psychology International, 36(4) 375-392.Aldridge, M. J., Bernstein, E. R., & Davies, S. C. (2015).  Graduate preparation of school psychologists in serving English language learners.  Trainers’ Forum.View book >>

Davies, S. C., Sandlund, J., & Lopez, L. (2015). School-based consultation to improve concussion recognition and response. Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation.View article >>

Davies, S. C., Trunk, D., & Kramer, M. (2014). Traumatic brain injury and the transition to postsecondary education: Recommendations for student success.  School Psychology Forum, 8(3), 168-181. View article >>

Davies, S. C., & Ray, A. (2014). Traumatic brain injury: The efficacy of a half-day training for school psychologists. Contemporary School Psychology, 18(1)81-89. View book >>

Davies, S. C., Fox, E. E., Glang, A., Ettel, D., & Thomas, C. (2013). Traumatic brain injury and teacher training: A gap in educator preparation. Physical Disabilities and Related Services, 32(1), 55-65.

Davies, S. C. (2013). School psychology programs: Graduate preparation in traumatic brain injury. Trainers’ Forum: Journal of the Trainers of School Psychologists, 31(2), 5-16.

Hunley, S. A., Davies, S. C., & Miller, C. R. (2013). The relationship between curriculum-based measures in oral reading fluency and high-stakes tests for seventh grade students. Research in Middle Level Education Online, 36(5), 1-8.

Davies, S. C., Russo, C. & Osborne, A. G. (2012).  Concussions and student sports: A “silent epidemic.” Education Law into Practice, special section of the Education Law Reporter. 

Miller, C., S.C. Davies, & S. Hunley. (In press). Predicting high stakes test performance. Research in Middle Level Education Online.

Kraemer, L., S.C. Davies, K.J. Arndt, & S.A. Hunley. (2012). A comparison of the mystery motivator and the Get 'Em on Task interventions for off-task behaviors. Psychology in the Schools, 49:163-175.

Davies, S. C. (2016). Book review of Living with Brain Injury: Narrative, Community, & Women’s Renegotiation of Identity by J. Eric Steward (New York UP, 2014).  Review appeared in Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 45, 309-311. 

Davies, S. C., Sullivan, T. S., & Timms, S. (2011). Review of the PAR concussion app for smartphones. NASP Communique, 40(4), 15.

Davies, S. C., Tedesco, M. F., Garofano, J. S., & Jantz, P. B. (2016). The school psychologist as concussion team leader. NASP Communique.

Davies, S. C., Russo, C. & Demmitt, A. (2016). Staff training, education heighten concussion awareness. Maintaining Safe Schools, 22(5), 6.

Davies, S. C. (2015). Ohio School Psychologists’ Involvement with Concussion Cases. The Ohio School Psychologist, 59(3), 1, 5-8. 

Davies, S. C. & Gosser, B. (2013).  Conference on the future of school psychology.  The Ohio School Psychologist, 59(1), 8-10.

Davies, S. C., & Jantz, P. (2013).  Traumatic brain injury interest group. NASP Communique, 41(7), 31.

Aldridge, M., Davies, S. C., & Arndt, K. J. (2013).  Is your school prepared for a sexting crisis? Principal Leadership, 13(9), 12-16.

Aldridge, M., Arndt, K. J., & Davies, S. C. (2013). Sexting: You found the sext, what to do next? How school psychologists can assist with policy, prevention, and intervention. The Ohio School Psychologist, 58(2), 1, 6-10. Reprinted (2013) with persmission is MASP Matters: Maine Association of School Psychologists, 24(3), 13-17

Davies, S. C., & Peltz, L. (2012). At-risk students in after school programs: Outcomes and recommendations. Principal Leadership, 13(2), 12-16.

Davies, S. C. & Peltz, L. (in press, Fall 2012). At-Risk Students in After School Programs: Outcomes and Recommendations. Principal LeadershipView journal >>

Davies, S. C. & La Riche, Autumn (Winter 2012). Cultural immersion experience in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Ohio School Psychologist, 57, 14-17. View journal >>

For items from 2011 and older, visit Susan C. Davies' directory profile page.

Back to top>>


Scott E. Hall, Ph.D.

Counselor Education & Human Services

Hall, S.E. & Flaum Hall, M. (2017). Managing the Psychological Impact of Medical TraumaRead book >>

Hall, S., & Flaum Hall, M.E. (2015). Reflecting character: Counseling with a virtue vocabulary. VISTAS Spring 2015, American Counseling Association journal. Read article >>

Flaum Hall, M.E. & Hall, S. (2014). Wellness and the neuroscience of learning: Implications for counselor education. VISTAS Spring 2014, American Counseling Association journal. Read article >>

Flaum Hall, M.E. & Hall, S. (2013). When treatment becomes trauma: Defining, preventing, and transforming medical trauma. VISTAS Summer 2013, American Counseling Association journal. Read article >>

For items from 2011 and older, visit Scott E. Hall's directory profile page.

Back to top>>


Layla Kurt, Ph.D.

Counselor Education & Human Services

Kurt, L. J. & Chenault, K. H. (In press). Gifted and at risk: A comparison of gifted student growth and solutions for urban schools. Perspectives on Urban Education. 

Kurt, L.J., & Chenault, K. H. (2016). Building relationships online: Tips for counselors delivering services in a virtual setting. Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling News, 3(2), 2-4.

Kurt, L.J. (2016). Career counseling for gifted students: Understanding student needs and strategies for success. The Practitioner Scholar: Journal of Counseling and Professional Psychology. 5(1), 156-168.

Kregel, E. A. & Kurt, L.J. (2014, October).  Social, emotional, and academic needs of gifted students. Peer reviewed presentation, 35th Annual Bergamo conference on curriculum theory and classroom practice, Dayton, OH.

Kurt, L. J. & Piazza, N. J. (2012). Ethical guidelines for counselors when working with terminally ill clients requesting physician aid in dying.Adultspan Journal, 11, 89-96.  

Kurt, L.J. (In review). Creating school climates that foster inclusive community attitudes toward gender nonconforming students. Journal of School Counseling.

Kurt, L. J. & Chenault, K. H. (In review). School Policy and Transgender Identity Expression: A Study of School Administrators’ Experiences.International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership.

Kurt, L.J. (In review). Exploration of the relationship between school bonding and truant adolescent students and the implications for school counseling interventions. Educational Review.

Kurt, L. J. (2016, October). Creating school climates that foster inclusive community attitudes toward gender non-conforming students. Presented at Trans 101: Understanding transgender issues regarding school, self and society. Hosted by Miami Valley Counseling Association.

For items from 2011 and older, visit Layla Kurt's directory profile page.

Back to top>>


Michele M. Welkener, Ph.D.

Counselor Education & Human Services

Welkener, M. M. & Baxter Magolda, M. B. (2014). Better understanding students’ self authorship via self-portraits. Journal of College Student Development55(6), 580-585.

Welkener, M. M. (2013). Understanding the complexities of cognition and creativity to reform higher education practice. International Journal of Educational Reform, 22(3), 221-234.

Welkener, M. M., Flaum Hall, M., & Grilliot, M. I. (2013). Understanding early faculty experience: On becoming teachers, scholars, and community members. Learning Communities Journal, 4, 85-101.

Welkener, M.M., & Bowsher, A. (August 2012). "Soul-Building: Students' Perspectives on Meaning, Purpose, and the College Experience." Journal of College & Character, 13(3):1-11.

For items from 2011 and older, visit Michele M. Welkener's directory profile page.

Back to top>>