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​Presentations and Publications related to the Bibliotherapy Education Project and Bibliotherapy Evaluation Tool

Pehrsson, D. E. (2015). Bibliotherapy Presentation at Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL.

Halstead, R. W., Pehrsson, D. E., & Mullen, J. A. (2011). Counseling Children: A Core Issues Approach. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

Pehrsson, D. E., & McMillen, P. S. (2010). Bibliotherapy in Counseling Practice. Teaching Module for counselor education course, CED 703, at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Pehrsson, D. E., & McMillen, P. (2009). A national survey of Bibliotherapy practice in professional counseling, ACA. Charlotte, NC.

McMillen, P. S. (2008). The bibliotherapy education project: Alive and well-and perpetually "under construction". Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 27(1), 34-45.

Pehrsson, D. E., & McMillen, P. (2008). A national survey of bibliotherapy practice in professional counseling, WACES. Palm Springs, CA.

Becker, K. M., Pehrsson, D. E., & McMillen, P. (2008). Bibliolinking: A adaption of bibliotherapy for university students in transition. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 21(4), 231-235.

Pehrsson, D. E., Allen, V. B., Folger, W. A., McMillen, P. S., & Lowe, I. (2007). Bibliotherapy with preadolescents experiencing divorce, The Family Journal, 15(4), 409-414.

Graham, M. A. (2007). The Graham Model of Bibliosupervison: A Multiple Baseline Analysis. Unpublished Dissertation, Oregon State University. Corvallis, OR.

Paula S. McMillen, P.S., Pehrsson, D.E & Doerksen, D. (Sept. 2007). Book Reviews (5 multicultural poetry books for young people). Journal of Poetry Therapy, 20(3), 1-3.

Pehrsson, D. E. (2007). Using bibliotherapy in play therapy: Implications for child counselors. Nevada Association for Play Therapy. Las Vegas, NV.

Pehrsson, D. E., & McMillen, P. (2006). Book Review (for preadolescent children of divorce). Journal of Poetry Therapy, 19(4), 229-232.

Pehrsson, D. E. (2006). The benefits of using bibliotherapy within play therapy. Play Therapy™. Association for Play Therapy, Clovis, CA.

Competent bibliotherapy: Preparing counselors to use literature with culturally diverse clients. Dale E. Pehrsson & Paula McMillen. Published in Vistas 2006 Online by the American Counseling Association.

"Competent Bibliotherapy: Preparing counselors who use literature to be culturally responsive." Dale E. Pehrsson & Paula McMillen. Workshop presentation, American Counseling Association annual convention: Montreal, Canada, April 2006.

McMillen, P. (2006). A therapeutic collaboration: The bibliotherapy education project at Oregon State University. OLA Quarterly, 12(2), 14-15.

"Advocating for Clinicians, Students and Clients: The Bibliotherapy Education Project ©." Dale E. Pehrsson & Paula McMillen. Workshop, PsySR-CSJ (Psychologists for Social Responsibility and Counselors for Social Justice) Conference, Portland, OR, May 2005.

"Empowering young women: Looking beyond the words." Mary Gauntz, Dale E. Pehrsson & Beth Wasylow. Presentation, OSU Conference on Gender and Culture, Corvallis, OR, April 2005.

"A bibliotherapy evaluation tool: Grounding counselors in the therapeutic use of literature." Dale Pehrsson & Paula McMillen. The Arts in Psychotherapy, Vol 32 (1), 47-59, 2005. (a preprint version)

"Competent counselor practice for use of Bibliotherapy." Dale E. Pehrsson & Paula McMillen. WACES Wire (Western Assoc. for Counselor Education & Supervision newsletter), 43 (2), 1, 5-6, Winter 2005. (invited reprint)

“Bibliotherapy Education Project.” Paula McMillen & Dale Pehrsson. Panel presentation, Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, Honolulu , Jan. 2005.

"Counselor practice guidelines for use of Bibliotherapy." Dale E. Pehrsson. Counseling Today, Feb. 2005.

"Bibliotherapy: A collaboration goes to the Web." Paula McMillen & Dale Pehrsson. Poster presentation at American Library Association, Orlando, FL, June 2004. Bibliotherapy Poster 2004 final.ppt

"McMillen, P. S. (2005). The bibliotherapy education project: A collaborative teaching effort goes to the web. Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 23(2), 85-96.

"Speciality of the house: Bibliotherapy for hospital patients." Paula McMillen & Dale Pehrsson. Journal of Hospital Librarianship, 4 (1), 73-82, 2004. (invited article)

"Competent counselor practice for use of Bibliotherapy." Dale E. Pehrsson & Paula McMillen. The Counselor (Oregon Counseling Assoc. newsletter), 15 (6), p. 1, 7, June 2004. (invited article)

"BET Your Books." Dale Pehrsson & Paula McMillen. Presentation to ACES (Association for Counselor Education & Supervision) annual conference, Oct. 2002.

"Bibliotherapy: A Collaborative Teaching and Research Project." Dale Pehrsson & Paula McMillen. Presentation to Western Association for Counselor Education & Supervision (WACES) annual conference, Nov., 2001


"Bibliotherapy: A Collaborative Project for Training Counseling Students to Evaluate Literature." Paula McMillen & Dale Pehrsson 


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