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Carrie A. Wachter Morris

Associate Professor
Counseling & Development
Department of Educational Studies

Research

Research interests include crisis and crisis intervention (particularly in schools); collaboration between school counselors and other mental health providers; use of technology in training.

Appointments on National/International Organizations

  • Editorial Board
    Professional School Counseling, the flagship journal for the American School Counselor Association


Education

Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2006, Counseling and Counselor Education
M.S. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2003, School Counseling
B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000, Psychology
B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000, Communication Studies


Selected Publications

  • Wachter, C. A. (in press). Book review: School crisis prevention and intervention. Accepted by Omega: The Journal of Death and Dying.
  • Peterson, J. S., & Wachter, C. A. (in press). Understanding and responding to concerns related to giftedness: A study of CACREP-accredited programs. Journal for the Education of the Gifted.
  • Shoffner, M., & Wachter, C. A. (in press). On the same side: Preparing preservice English teachers and school counselor interns for future collaboration. Teaching Education.
  • Wachter Morris, C. A., & Shoffner, M. F., & Newsome, D. W. (2009). Career counseling for women preparing to leave abusive relationships: A social cognitive career theory approach. Career Development Quarterly, 58, 44-53.
  • Wachter, C. A., Clemens, E. V., & Lewis, T. F. (2008). Exploring school counselor involvement of student stakeholders and school counselor burnout through an Adlerian theoretical framework. Journal of Individual Psychology, 64, 432-449.
  • Wachter, C. A., Barrio Minton, C. A., & Clemens, E. V. (2008). Crisis specific supervision of school counselors: The P-SAEF Model. Journal of Professional Counseling: Practice, Theory, and Research, 36 (2), 13-24.
  • Wachter, C. A., & Bouck, E. (2008). Suicide and students with high incidence disabilities: What special educators need to know. Teachers of Exceptional Children, 41, 66-72.
  • Villalba, J. A., Brunelli, M. A., Lewis, L. D., & Wachter, C. A. (2007). Examining the academic and personal social characteristics of Latina/o children in Southeastern U.S. rural, burgeoning Latino communities. The Rural Educator, 28, 12-19.
  • Lewis, T. F. & Wachter, C. A. (2006). Adlerian profiles of college student drinkers. Journal of Individual Psychology, 62, 285-300.


    Chapter

  • Wachter, C. A., & Lee, R. (2010). Sexual Assault and Sexual Abuse. In L. Jackson Cherry & B. Erford (Eds.). Crisis Intervention. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.


    GRANTS

  • Wachter, C. A. (2009-2010). ($15,000). Digital Disaster Curriculum. *Digital Content Development Grant, *Information Technology at Purdue, Purdue University.
  • Wachter, C. A. (2008-2009). ($15,000). Serious Gaming. Digital Content Development Grant, Information Technology at Purdue, Purdue University.
  • Wachter, C. A., & Whiston, S. (2007-2008). State of Indiana School Counselor Outcome Research. Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools ($10,000). Indiana Department of Education.
  • Wachter, C. A. (2007-2008). School counseling: A multidisciplinary digital project. *Undergraduate Research Training Grant. ($900). College of Education, Purdue University.
  • Wachter, C. A. (2007). School counseling: A multidisciplinary digital project. Chi Sigma Iota Excellence in Counseling Research Grant. ($750). Chi Sigma Iota, International.
  • Wachter, C. A. (2007). School counseling: A multidisciplinary digital project. Indiana Counseling Association Foundation Grant. ($400). Indiana Counseling Association Foundation.
  • Wachter, C. A. & Barrio, C. A. (2007). Crisis in the Curriculum?: Crisis preparation, experiences, and self-efficacy of new professional counselors. ACES Research Grant ($1500). Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.
  • Wachter, C. A. (2007). ESCALATE: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching. Faculty Incentive Grant ($1000). Purdue Alumni Association, Purdue University.
  • Wachter, C. A. (2006). Qualitative Examination of School Counselor Psychosocial Referral Processes. *Undergraduate Research Training Grant($500). College of Education, Purdue University.
  • Wachter, C. A. (2006). Crisis in the schools: Crisis, crisis intervention, and school counselor burnout. ACES Research Grant ($750). Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

Experience

2012-present Associate Professor
College of Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Affiliated Faculty: Discovery Learning Center
Affiliated Faculty: Purdue Center for Serious Games and Learning in Virtual Enviornments
2006-2012 Assistant Professor
College of Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Affiliated Faculty: Discovery Learning Center
Affiliated Faculty: Purdue Center for Serious Games and Learning in Virtual Enviornments
2004-2006 Instructor/Co-Instructor
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
2003-2005 Counselor
Moses Behavioral Health Center, Greensboro, NC
2003-2006 Practicum Assistant
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
2001-2003 Research Assistant
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
2000-2001 Math Teacher
St. Edward's Upper School, Vero Beach, FL

Courses

EDPS 501 Introduction to School Counseling
EDPS 505 Career Counseling
EDPS 507 Counseling Multicultural & Diverse Populations
*EDPS 590 Independent Study: Career Counseling
EDPS 591S/611 Applied Seminar in School Counseling
EDPS 601 Counseling Theories & Techniques Laboratory
EDPS 695B School Counseling Internship
*EDPS 698 Research: Master's Thesis

*taught/supervised on an independent study/research team basis