College of Education
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Julaine E. Field, PhD, LPC, NCC is an associate professor for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs College of Education. She has been employed as a counseling practitioner since 1992, which includes working as a school counselor, mental health counselor, college counselor, and in private practice. Currently, she consults with school districts, administrators, teachers, parents and students on bullying interventions and anti-bullying efforts in schools. She has also worked extensively with victims (adults and children) of domestic violence and sexual assault and has conducted crisis response trainings in these areas for educators, counselors, police officers, mental health workers and crisis responders. She has worked as a counselor educator since 2002, teaching a range of graduate courses including crisis counseling, human sexuality, group counseling and courses related to school counseling. Finally, Dr. Field has authored publications on the topics of bullying, relational and social aggression, counselor advocacy and gender identity. She has also presented at international, national, and state conferences on these topics.
Ph.D., Counselor Education
North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC - May 2002
M.A., Counseling Focus: Secondary Guidance
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA - December 1992
B.A., Speech/Language Pathology
Edinboro University of PA, Edinboro, PA - May 1991
COUN 5020 Laboratory in Individual Counseling: Provide basic interviewing, assessment and counseling skills and characteristics of counselors and counseles that impact the counseling and consulting process. Students engage in self-examination of characteristics that may affect them as professional counselors. Core counseling/consultation skills are practiced and refined.
COUN 5100 Theories and Techniques of Group Counseling: This course includes studies that provide a broad understanding of group development, group dynamics, group leadership styles and group counseling theories. Core group counseling skills and techniques will be studied in this course and practiced in COUN 511, a small group laboratory experience taken concurrently.
COUN 5120 School Counseling Practicum: Provides students with experience in counseling and consultation. Introduces the counselor and client characteristics that may affect the counseling process. Students complete 100 clock hours of supervised field experience of which 40 hours must be in direct service to clients.
COUN 5190 Psychology of the College Student: An orientation to developmental studies in personality, social and health domains of the college students. Focus is on age-related stresses and coping skills.
COUN 5300 Laboratory in Systems Counseling: Provides students with skills in rapport building; information gathering and giving; structuring the session; reflecting and summarizing content and feeling; self disclosure; confrontation; and session closure for use in professional counseling.
COUN 5550 Practice of Crisis Counseling, Trauma and Disaster Work: Builds on the basic concepts presented in Intro to Play Therapy and includes using play to help children and families communicate through symbols, metaphors and stories. Puppet play, the hero/heroine's journey, family art and games are highlighted.
COUN 5580 Sexuality in Counseling: This course will examine human sexuality from historical, political, religious, economic, social, and cultural perspectives. Sexual norms, roles and behaviors will be discussed, analyzed, and deconstructed to enhance the awareness, knowledge and skills of counseling professionals.
Dr. Julaine Field presented at the 2010 American Counseling Association national conference in Pittsburgh, Pa. Her ninety minute workshop was entitled “Untangling the Web: Prevention and Intervention for School Bullying”. This talk featured information from the book, “Understanding Girl Bullying and What to do about it: Strategies to Heal the Divide”. She was joined by Dr. Laura Crothers, Assistant Professor from Duquesne University and Dr. Jered Kolbert, Associate Professor from Slippery Rock University. Both are also authors for the featured book.
2011 American Counseling Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. Dr. Field presented on bullying, graduate student cognitive development and treating trauma in military families.