Breen

Dorothy BreenDorothy Breen
dorothy.breen@umit.maine.edu

Counselor Education
Shibles Hall
University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469-5766

207.581.2479

Title
Associate Professor – Counselor Education

Education
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Counseling Psychology, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Counselor Education, M.S.
Hope College, Holland, Michigan, French, B.A.

Courses taught

  • Play Therapy
  • Advanced Individual Counseling Practicum
  • Counselor Education Internship
  • Advanced Counselor Education Internship
  • Doctoral Seminar

Research

  • Rural School and Mental Health Counseling

Public service

  • Dean’s Advisory Committee, College of Education and Human Development
  • Graduate Board, University of Maine
  • Board, Maine Counseling Association
  • Board, Maine School Counseling Association
  • Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), Rural Counseling Interest Network, Chair; Doctoral Programs Special Interest Network; School Counseling Special Interest Network
  • Board of Trustees, Carrabassett Valley Academy, Carrabassett Valley, Maine
  • Licensed Psychologist, State of Maine

Representative Publications

  • Breen, D. (2010). Thoughts from Rural Maine High School Counselors about the Challenge of Preparing Rural Students for Post Secondary Education. Maine Counseling Association News & Views, Fall 2010.
  • Breen, D. (2010). Learning the Ropes of Rural Counseling. In Counseling Today, American Counseling Association. Interview by Jonathan Rollins.
  • Drew, D., & Breen, D. (2010). The Professional School Counselor in the Rural Setting:  Strategies for Meeting Challenges and Maximizing Rewards.  In Professional School Counseling:  A Handbook of Theories, Programs & Practices, 2nd Edition, Erford, B.T., Editors, Caps Press, Pro-Ed.
  • Breen, D. (2009). Catherine’s Story: Challenges of Aging in a Rural Community.  In L. Golden, Case Studies in Counseling Older Adults. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill/Prentice-Hall.

Presentations

  • Breen, D. T.  Area Middle School Career Day, UTC, Bangor, Maine, May 31, 2011.
  • Breen, D. “School Counseling Internship”. Counselor Education Clinical Training Workshop for Internship Supervisors, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, April 29, 2011.
  • Breen, D. “Counseling Children in Military Families:  Tips for School Counselors”.  Maine School Counselor Association Annual Conference, Portland, Maine, November 4, 2010.
  • Drew, D., Breen, D., Crawford, M. “Promoting Equity and Social Justice by Transforming Pedagogy: Preparing Counselors for Rural Practice.” North Atlantic Region Association of Counselor Education and Supervision Bi-Annual Conference, New Brusnwick, New Jersey, September 25, 2010.
  • Drew, D., Breen, D., Crawford, M. “Transformative Pedagogy: Preparing Counselors for Rural Practice.” Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Bi-Annual Conference, San Diego, California. October 15, 2009.
  • Breen, D. T.  Area Middle School Career Day, UTC, Bangor, Maine, June 2, 2009.
  • Breen, D.T., Drew, D., Gardner, L. “Being Rural Impacts Rural Students’ Preparation for Post Secondary Education: Research with Rural High School Counselors.” American Counseling Association Annual Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, March 22, 2009.

Professional Memberships

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Maine Psychological Association (MPA)
  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)
  • North Atlantic Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES)
  • Northern New England Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (NNEACES)
  • American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
  • Maine Counseling Association (MeCA)
  • Maine School Counselor Association (MESCA)
  • Eastern Maine Counseling Association (EMESCA)