Laura Barbour

Laura Barbour

Assistant Professor with Term

Dr. Laura Barbour is an Assistant Professor in the School Counseling Program at Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. Dr. Barbour brings a wide range of educational and counseling experience to the classroom as a professional school counselor and special education teacher. She received her PhD in Counseling from Oregon State University and her licensure training in School Counseling from Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. Laura served on the Oregon School Counselor Association Governing Board as President-Elect, President, and Past-President from 2017-2020. Dr. Barbour’s professional and research interests include compassion fatigue, compassion satisfaction, self-care, and self-compassion in school counselors.

Publications

Barbour, L., Correa, N., & Sallee, E. (2021). Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI): What school counselors need to know to support students. Journal of School Counseling. [in press]

Presentations

International

Barbour, L. Bott, C.J., Brown, J., Ellis, D. & Ludwig, T. (2011, May). From Kindergarten to High School: Books Start Discussions and Create Safer Classroom Environments. International Reading Association Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.

National

Barbour, L. & Sallee, E. (2018, July). Responding to Students Engaging in Non-Suicidal Self-Injury. American School Counselor Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Regional

Barbour, L. (2020, November). School Counselors’ Professional Quality of Life: Self-Compassion as a Protective Factor for Burnout. Western Association for Counselor Education, Tucson, AZ (conference cancelled due to COVID-19).

Altiero, H., Barbour, L., & Sallee, E. (2018, November). Supporting the Unique Needs of Professional School Counselors in Counselor Education and Supervision Doctoral Programs. Western Association for Counselor Education, Santa Rosa, CA.

State

Hadraba, H., Barbour, L., & Torres, D. (2021, November). Assessment in Schools: Current Practices and Considerations for Transformation. Oregon School Counselor Association Conference, Corvallis, OR.

Barbour, L. (2021, November). Preventing Burnout: Self-Compassion and Self-Care for School Counselors. Oregon School Counselor Association Conference, Corvallis, OR.

Barbour, L. (2020, November). Preventing Burnout: Self-Compassion and Self-Care for School Counselors. Oregon School Counselor Association, Virtual Conference.

Barbour, L. (2019, October). The Prevalence of Compassion Fatigue and Compassion Satisfaction Among Oregon School Counselors: Exploring Self-Compassion as a Protective Factor for Compassion Fatigue. Oregon School Counselor Association Conference, Portland, OR.

Barbour, L. & Sallee, E. (2018, October). Responding to Students Engaging in Non-Suicidal Self-Injury. Oregon School Counselor Association Conference, Silverton, OR.

Barbour, L. (2017, October). The Prevention of Relational Aggression and Bullying in Schools. Oregon School Counselor Association Conference, Hillsboro, OR.

Webinars

Barbour, L. & Sallee, E. (2018, November). Responding to Students Engaging in Non-Suicidal Self-Injury. Oregon School Counselor Association Webinar.

Barbour, L., Barclay Moore, D., Ludwig, T., & McNulty, S. (2018, September). Building Empathy and Kindness with Children’s Literature. Random House Children’s Books/Baker, Taylor, and Follett Webinar.

Academic Credentials

PhD, Counselor Education and Supervision, Oregon State University College of Education, Corvallis, OR

MA, Education and Human Development, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

BA, English, Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia