Laura Harrawood, Ph.D.

Laura HarrawoodAssociate Professor of Counseling

Office: Clark Hall 301

Phone: (618) 537-6137


Education


Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision, Emphasis in Couples & Family Counseling, Approved CACREP Program, Southern Illinois University Carbondale (2004)

Master of Science in Education, Specialization in Marriage & Family Counseling, Approved CACREP Program, Southern Illinois University Carbondale (1999)

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale (1997)


Refereed Publications

 

Harrawood, L. K., Mariska, M., & Hill, N. R. (2013). Use of autobiographies to teach

concepts in addiction: A narrative approach to instruction. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health 8(4). 1-13. doi: 10.1080/15401383.2013.852445.

Mariska, M., & Harrawood, L. K. (2013). Understanding the unsaid: Enhancing

multicultural competence through nonverbal awareness. VISTAS, 3(64).

Doughty E., Crews, J., & Harrawood, L. K., (2013). Grief and loss education:

Recommendations for curricular inclusion. Counselor Education & Supervision. 52(1), 70-80, doi: 10.1002/j.1556-6978.2013.00029.x

Harrawood, L. K., McClure, C. C., & Nelson, J. (2013).Music and lyrics: Understanding

addiction cravings. American Counseling Association (ACA) and the Association for Creativity in Counseling (ACC) Creative Interventions and Activities Clearinghouse. http://www.counseling.org/docs/aca-acc-creative-activities-clearinghouse/music-and-lyrics-understanding-addiction-cravings.pdf

Harrawood, L. K., Doughty E., & Wilde, B. (2011). Death education and attitudes of

counselor’s-in-training toward death: An exploratory study.  Counseling and Values, 56, 83-96. doi.

Harrawood, L. K., McClure, C. C., & Nelson, J. (2011).Using experiential activities to

prepare counselors-in-training to understand the power of cravings when addressing clients with addiction. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 6(2), 1-13. doi: 10.1080/15401383.2011.579872

Harrawood, L. K., Parmanand, S., & Wilde, B. (2011). Experiencing emotion across a

semester-long family-role play: Implications for counselor development. The Family Journal, 19(2), 1-6. doi: 10.1177/1066480710397122

Harrawood, L. K. (2009). Measuring spirituality, religiosity, and denial in individuals

working in funeral service to predict death anxiety. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 60, 129-142. doi: 10.2190/OM.60.2.b

Harrawood, L. K., White L. J., & Benshoff, J. J. (2008). Death anxiety in a national sample

of United States funeral directors and its relationship with death exposure, age, and sex. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 58, 131-148. doi: 10.2190/OM.58.2.c

Benshoff, J. J., Koch, D. S., & Harrawood, L. K. (2003). Substance abuse and the elderly:

Unique issues and concerns. Journal of Rehabilitation, 69(2), 43-48.


Book Chapters


Hill, N. R., Harrawood, L. K., Vereen, L., & Doughty, E. (2011). Advocacy training:

Curriculum for professional and client advocacy. In C. Y. Chang, C. A. Barrio Minton, A. L. Dixon, J. E. Myers, & T. J. Sweeney (Eds.). Professional Counseling Excellence through Leadership and Advocacy (pp. 267-289).

Harrawood, L. K., & Feit, S. Ethics in counseling. (2011). In A. J. Palmo, B. Weikel, & D.

Borsos (Eds.), Foundations of Mental Health (pp. 381-394). Springfield, IL: Thomas.


National/International Presentations


Harrawood, L. K., McClure, C., & Thiemann, J. (2011). Navigating addictions:

Experiential, educational and creative tools for understanding cravings. Presented Association Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference. Nashville, TN.

Harrawood, L. K. (2010). Correlates of death anxiety and implications for counseling.

Poster Presented at the American Counseling Association International Conference. Pittsburgh, PA.

Doughty, L., Harrawood, L. K., & Crews, J. (2009). Investigating counselors’ death

anxiety and its impact on clients. Presented Association Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference. San Diego, CA.

Harrawood, L. K., Doughty, L., & Wilde, B. (2009). Death education and its effect on death

anxiety in counselors-in-training. Poster Presented at Association Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference. San Diego, CA.


Regional Presentations


Doughty, E., Harrawood, L. K., &Crews, J. (2010). Revisiting death education: Strategies

for implementation. Presented Rocky Mountain Association Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference. Jackson: WY.

Crews, J., Doughty-Horn, E., & Harrawood, L. K. (2010). Transitions and everyday

losses. Presented Rocky Mountain Association Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference: Jackson. WY.

Harrawood, L. K., Tadlock-Marlow, R. Moody, S. Pender, R., Minor, R., & Person, M.

(2010). Transforming dialogue: A synergistic model of supervision. Presented Rocky Mountain Association Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference: Jackson. WY.

Harrawood, L. K., Doughty, L., & Wilde, B. (2008). Death education and its effect on death

anxiety in counselors-in-training. Presented Rocky Mountain Association Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference. Breckenridge, CO.

Harrawood, L. K., & Wilde, B. (2008). Mentoring in the classroom. Presented Rocky

Mountain Association Counselor Education and Supervision Annual Conference. Breckenridge, CO.

Cox, J. A., & Harrawood, L. K. (2004). Co-creating stories of success and competence:

Use of narrative strategies in a counseling supervision course. Presented North Central Association for Counselor Education Annual Conference. St. Louis, MO.

State Presentations


Harrawood, L. K., McClure, C. C., Thiemann, J., & Michalak, M. (2011). Navigating

addiction: Experiential, educational, and creative tools for understanding cravings. Idaho Counseling Association Annual Conference. Pocatello, ID.

Tadlock, R. & Harrawood, L. K. (2010). Do Something and Advocate: An integration of

behavioral school consultation and family therapy theories. Presented Idaho Counseling Association Annual Conference. Boise, ID.

Crews, J., Doughty, L., & Harrawood, L. K. (2010). Navigating through transitions and

everyday losses. Presented Idaho Counseling Association Annual Conference. Boise, ID.

Harrawood, L. K., Doughty, L., & Wilde, B. (2009). Death education and its effect on death

anxiety in counselors-in-training. Presented Idaho Counseling Association Annual Conference. Couer d’Alene, ID.

Harrawood, L. K. & Feit, S. (2009). Developing and implementing a suicide hotline for

the state of Idaho. Presented Idaho Counseling Association Annual Conference. Couer d’Alene, ID.

Harrawood, L. K., & Smith, T. (2008). Bereaved parents in couples counseling.

Presented Idaho Counseling Association Annual Conference. Boise, ID.

Harrawood, L. K., & Bastian Hanks, B., Odegard, M. (2008). Revisiting the DSM-IV-TR

and the fundamentals of treatment planning. Presented Idaho Counseling Association Annual Conference. Boise, ID.

Benshoff, J. J. & Harrawood, L. K. (2003). Methamphetamines. Presentation to North

Dakota State Teachers. Minot, ND.

Benshoff, J. J., Upton, T. D., & Harrawood, L. K. (2001) Treatment techniques for the

substance abusing offender. A Workshop for the Illinois Department of Corrections. Presented John A. Logan College. Carterville, IL.

Brown, B., Ball, C., & Harrawood, L. K. (2001). Group facilitation: Back to the basics.

Presented Illinois Counseling Association Annual Conference. Lisle, IL.

Cox, J. A., Weber, S. A., Sussman, R. J., & Harrawood, L. K. (2000). IL Association for

Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference. Both sides of the mirror: Reflective practices in family therapy. Lisle, IL.


Awards, Scholarships, & Honors


Chi Sigma Iota International Honors Society, Phi Omicron Chi, Department of Counseling.

Dissertation Research Award, Graduate School, Southern IL University Carbondale, 2003-2004

Dr. Oliver Cummings Scholarship, Southern IL University Carbondale, 2002


Professional Licenses & Current Memberships


Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor: IL License #180.007915

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, IL License #166.000624

American Counseling Association

Association of Counselor Education and Supervision

North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision

International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors

Illinois Counseling Association

Illinois Counselor Education and Supervision