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Saturday, October 13 • 8:00am - 8:50am
Higher Ed and Hurricanes: Experiences of a Counselor Educator Working in a Natural Disaster Area

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Natural disasters provide a critical opportunity for students, practitioners, and counselor educators to become involved with community engagement and activism. The presenter will share her experience of being a counselor educator in a community deeply impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The presenter will provide strategies for working with communities affected by natural disaster, tips for self-care, and ideas for providing sustainable mental health support.

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avatar for Jen Gerlach (she/her)

Jen Gerlach (she/her)

Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Jennifer Gerlach, Ph.D., NCC is an assistant professor in Counselor Education at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Dr. Gerlach earned both her doctorate and Master’s degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and her Bachelor’s degree from University of Tennessee in Knoxville... Read More →


Saturday October 13, 2018 8:00am - 8:50am EDT
Palisades Foyer
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  • Program ID Poster 2

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