Balancing intersecting roles as parents, counselors, and counselor educators can be difficult. In this episode, Dr. Stacey Litam and Dr. Maddie Clark dive into the challenges of becoming new parents in the productivity-driven world of academe. Listen along as they describe strategies for counselors and counselor educators to support clients and students who are preparing to grow their families
Dr. Clark earned her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision in 2016, a M.S.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2013, and her B.S. in Sociology in 2009, all from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Clark centers her research on poverty and social class issues in counseling and has over 30 peer-reviewed publications in outlets such as the Journal of Counseling and Development, Career Development Quarterly, Counselor Education and Supervision, and Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation and book chapters in multiple texts. Dr. Clark has presented over 50 times at local, state, national, and international conferences. She has won multiple awards including the American Counseling Association (ACA) Research Best Practices Award, Ohio Counseling Association (OCA) Herman J. Peters Award, the OCA Research and Writing Award, the OCA Professional Leadership Award, the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling Donald Hood Research Award, and the North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NCACES) Diversity Award. Dr. Clark is the President-Elect of the Association of Assessment and Research in Counseling (AARC). In her spare time, Dr. Clark enjoys doing and coaching CrossFit, her pets, too many television shows, and spending time with her partner Victor and child Max. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Litam, S. (Producer). (2021, February 16). Empowering the Counseling Profession to be a More Parent-Affirming Place [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from https://concept.paloaltou.edu/resources/the-thoughtful-counselor-podcast/empowering-the-counseling-profession-to-be-a-more-parent-affirming-place?hs_preview=ndqpkyIE-66379759705