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The Hat Trick: Counseling the Human, the Student, the Athlete

The Theory of Change Podcast

Release Date: 07/06/2019

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This episode features the work of Dr. Aaron Smith, and Assistant Professor from Western Washington University and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps with Delta Company 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marines from 05′-13′ out of Albuquerque NM. We discuss the process of discovering purpose and meaning while experiencing transition within their return to civilian life. To learn more or support the work of Dr. Smith please visit the Warrior Wellness Lab https://wp.wwu.edu/warriorwellness/

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We are joined by philosopher Shannon Mussett. She is a professor of philosophy at Utah Valley University and a scholar of  Simone De Beauvoir. Beauvoir is a seminal thinker in phenomenological-existential philosophy. She is also a pioneer theorist of Feminism  whose works The Ethics of Ambiguity (1947) and The Second Sex (1949) significantly challenged the status quo of philosophy and patriarchal society

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In this episode we are joined by Dr. Alison Crowe, Associate Professor at East Carolina University. Her research questions the multitude of social stigmas around mental health and receiving mental health treatment. If you or anyone you know is struggling with mental health concerns, ask about it, talk about it. 

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This is a bonus episode of the podcast brought to you in collaboration with the Association of Humanistic Counseling. Fireside Chats are, spontaneous, free form conversations where counselors gather and discuss topics relevant to this year's theme; "raising the question of what it means to be human." Tonight's dialogue topic is "How can we honor Buber's I and Thou relationships in response to injustice?"

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Communities worldwide have been pushing for systemic change and transforming our social structures toward justice. Conversations about race and injustice can be transformative, liberating and hostile. This episodes includes a panel conversation on the nature of these conversations and how to enhance how we can have more productive dialogues on race and justice. 

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The Theory of Change Podcast

Communities worldwide have been pushing for systemic change and transforming our social structures toward justice. Conversations about race and injustice can be transformative, liberating and hostile. This episodes includes a panel conversation on the nature of these conversations and how to enhance how we can have more productive dialogues on race and justice. 

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Dr. Julie Hill Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling at Auburn University talks about theories of career development that suggest how we fit work into our life design rather than our lives into our vocation. Empowering clients to author their career narratives, career construction theory offers fresh perspectives into the relationship of the self to the world of work. 

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Dr. Christian Chan joins us to discuss the dynamics of gender in career development. Dismantling social structures that foreclose what career experiences are most suited for whom is a chief task of career counselors. Dr. Chan is an assistant professor of counselor education at the University of North Carolina Greensboro and a scholar of multicultural issues in counseling.

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Friend of the Podcast Dr. Ian Levy returns to continue our dive into Hip Hop and Spoken Word Therapy. We discuss the relevance of hip hop culture and craft in hearing the voices of youth and promoting expression and self development. Dr. Levy is a New York City Native and Assistant Professor at Manhattan College.

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Dr. Lou Marinoff is a philosophy professor the City College of New York, Founding president of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association, and author of renown works such as Plato Not Prozac. In this episode we discuss philosophy as means of self development and value of dialogue as a mode of personal growth. 

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In this episode we are joined by Lindsay Portella who is a counselor in private practice and doctoral student at Auburn University. Her scholarship primarily focuses on student athletes and mental health. This episode’s discussion identifies some of the issue’s athletes experience regarding mental health that occur as a result of the expectations for performance placed upon them. Lindsay provides a unique perspective to this topic by incorporating her own experiences with being a college athlete alongside her experiences in the counseling profession. She delves into the implications that exist surrounding student athletes regarding identity development, transition issues, suicide, and the existential crisis that can occur following the end of an athlete’s college career.   

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