He is a member of the American College Counseling Association (ACCA) and has served on the leadership team as a Board Member-at-Large and as the President and has been recently elected to the governing board of the American Counseling Association. Perry is an authorized trainer for the Suicide Prevention Resource Centerís curriculum on the Assessing & Managing Suicide Risk: Core Competencies for University & College Mental Health Providers and for the Center for Aggression Managementís curriculum on Aggression Management. He is also a trained in Critical Incidence Stress Management.
He has presented on numerous topics including: managing the college classroom, dealing with disruptive students, building student resiliency, supporting non-traditional students, working with returning veterans on the college campus, and dealing with pushy parents. Perry is also a frequent presenter on issues important to the counseling professional including: ethics in supervision, ethical issues facing college counselors, and suicide prevention at conferences in the United States and Canada. He has also written numerous journal articles and book chapters including the chapter Professional Student Affairs Practitioners: History, Models, And Trends, in Joining the Counseling Profession: Developing Your Identity as a Professional Counselor and Counseling Issues of College Students and Religion & Spirituality In Counseling, in the Professional Counselorís Desk Reference.
Dr. Francis earned his degree in counselor education at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). Before completing his degree, Perry was a Lutheran parish pastor and a campus pastor. He also served as an interim staff psychologist at the UNC Counseling Center.
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