Carrie A. Wachter Morris

Carrie Wachter Morris is an associate professor in the Counseling and Educational Development Department, where she coordinates the school counseling track. She received her BA in Psychology and in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her MS in School Counseling and her PhD in Counseling and Counselor Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Prior to joining the UNCG faculty, she spent 8.5 years as a faculty member at Purdue University. Her research interests include crisis prevention and intervention and the scholarship of teaching and learning

There are 14 included publications by Carrie A. Wachter Morris :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Adlerian Profiles of College Student Drinkers 2006 75 The aim of this study was to identify Adlerian personality profiles that distinguish non-heavy episodic drinking college students from heavy, episodic drinking college students. The BASIS-A Inventory (Wheeler, Kern, & Curlette, 1993) and an anonymous...
Crisis in the schools : crisis, crisis intervention training, and school counselor burnout 2006 1846 "In the course of a school year, schools may face a number of crisis situations, including suicidality, child abuse and neglect, violence, and natural disasters that may impact individual students or create school-wide crises (Collins & Collins, 200...
Developing skills in providing outreach programs: Construction and use of the POSE (Performance of Outreach Skills Evaluation) rubric. 2011 405 Rubrics, commonly used in classroom assessment, can be beneficial in assessing the performance of counseling outreach and presentation skills. A rubric to assess how well graduate students in counseling learned and demonstrated outreach presentation ...
Empathy and care within engineering: qualitative perspectives from engineering faculty and practicing engineers 2013 62 The purpose of this study was to investigate how empathy and care look within an engineering context from the perspective of (1) existing literature (2) engineering faculty and (3) practicing engineers. The project employed three separate, but interr...
Exploring School Counselor Burnout and School Counselor Involvement of Parents and Administrators through an Adlerian Theoretical Framework 2008 60 The purpose of this study was (a) to assess the relationship among Adlerian lifestyle themes and school counselors' choice to involve administrator or parent-guardian stakeholders when students present issues related to crisis or high-risk behaviors ...
The Impact of Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention on University Resident Assistants 2013 24 Resident assistants (RAs) can serve as important suicide prevention gatekeepers. The purpose of the study was to determine if training improved RAs’ crisis communications skills and suicide-related knowledge and to determine if the knowledge elements...
Integrating Crisis Theory and Individual Psychology: An Application and Case Study 2011 274 Crisis intervention skills are essential tools for clinicians working with clients who are experiencing traumatic life events or are in a state of acute crisis. Although some early counseling theorists addressed interventions with the underlying psyc...
Preparing preservice English teachers and school counselor interns for future collaboration 2010 54 The authors believe that by working together, teachers and school counselors can better support students and more effectively work for their success. In this article, we present our efforts in creating a collaborative class for preservice English tea...
Preparing School Counselors to Address Concerns Related to Giftedness: A Study of Accredited Counselor Preparation Programs 2010 47 Professional school counselors are responsible for serving students across a wide range of cognitive ability, yet counselor educators may not attend to issues related to giftedness, such as how and when developmental phenomena may be experienced by h...
Professional School Counseling Evaluation Rubric: Advocating for the Profession Through Awareness and Accountability 2014 144 Professional school counselors have been advocating for their role as counselors in the schools for decades (Galassi & Akos, 2007; Gysbers, 2002; Slaten & Baskin, 2013). Although researchers have addressed this concern through advocacy in service and...
A Qualitative Investigation of the Referral Process From School Counselors to Mental Health Providers 2010 53 This qualitative study explores the referral process to mental health providers by school counselors, as perceived by school counselors. Using an open-ended survey instrument, school counselors were asked to describe the referral process, including p...
Special Educators and Nonsuicidal Self-Injurious Behavior: Self-Injury Training, Exposure, and Self-Efficacy 2011 37 Nonsuicidal self-injurious behavior (NSSIB) is one of the most perplexing and challenging behaviors special educators come across in their schools. Thus, there is a need for special educators to be equipped with information regarding NSSIB to help id...
Suicide and Students With High-Incidence Disabilities: What Special Educators Need to Know 2008 77 The purpose of this article is threefold: To discuss suicide as it pertains to students diagnosed with high incidence disabilities.; To help special education teachers identify students at risk for suicide.; To identify how special educators can help...
Using the Theory of Planned Behavior to Predict Resident Assistants' Intention to Refer Students to Counseling 2013 84 GATEKEEPER TRAINING is an approach used to increase mental health-related assistance for students who are at risk for suicide. In this study, the Theory of Planned Behavior (TpB) was used to determine the strongest belief-related predictors of reside...