Seth C. W. Hayden, Derick J. Williams, Angela I. Canto, and Tyler Finklea

Seth C. W. Hayden, Derick J. Williams, Angela I. Canto, and Tyler Finklea received the 2015 Outstanding Scholar Award for Concept/Theory for their article “Shelter From the Storm: Addressing Vicarious Traumatization Through Wellness-Based Clinical Supervision.”

Seth C. W. Hayden is assistant professor of counseling at Wake Forest University. Dr. Hayden has provided career and personal counseling in community agencies, secondary school and university settings. Dr. Hayden’s research focuses on the career and personal development of military service members, veterans and their families. In addition, he explores the connection between career and mental health issues and integrated models of clinical supervision designed to facilitate positive growth in counselors’ ability to formulate interventions. Dr. Hayden is a licensed professional counselor in North Carolina and Virginia, a National Certified Counselor, a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor. He is former president of the Military and Government Counseling Association (MGCA), a division of the American Counseling Association.

Derick J. Williams is assistant professor and program area director of the Counselor Education program at the University of Virginia. He has taught full-time in Counselor Education for the past 10 years. He has been a faculty supervisor for students in clinical mental health counseling, student affairs and higher education, and school counseling. He coordinates the practicum and internship placements for pre-service school counselors and consults with site and fellow faculty supervisors to ensure effective delivery of supervision and optimal student learning. Dr. Williams has presented on the topic of supervision at state, regional and national conferences. He was a member of the 2016 CACREP Standards Revision Committee focusing on training and counselor preparation, including the integration of counselor training standards, professional practice and counseling supervision.

Angela I. Canto is assistant professor in the Psychological and Counseling Services program within the College of Education at Florida State University. Her program of research and clinical focus involves working with youth and families affected by trauma and crisis to identify malleable factors that impact social, behavioral and academic outcomes as well as developing effective interventions and training approaches to support professionals’ work with this population. She has provided group, family and individual mental health services in multiple settings and has supervised graduate students in counseling and school psychology. Her publication record includes 22 peer-reviewed articles and one book chapter.

Tyler Finklea is a doctoral candidate in combined counseling psychology and school psychology at Florida State University. She is currently completing a doctoral internship at American University’s Counseling Center, in Washington, DC. Her research interests include the intersection of career difficulties and mental health concerns, and her dissertation is a qualitative study looking at what psychopathologies are present in those with high levels of dysfunctional career thinking as measured by the MMPI-2 and Career Thoughts Inventory.

Dr. Hayden and Dr. Williams are National Certified Counselors (NCCs).

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