Meredith Rausch

Assistant Professor

Meredith Rausch

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Advanced Studies & Innovation

Bio

Meredith A. Rausch received her Ph.D from the University of Iowa in 2015. Her research focuses on underserved populations, abuse, and development of frameworks and assessment tools. She currently serves as the Vice President of a 501(c)(3) organization she cofounded in 2012 which serves victims and survivors of intimate partner violence.

Education

  • Ph.D., Counselor Education/School Cou University of Iowa, 2015

  • MS, Counselor Education/School Cou University of Wisconsin - Whit, 2010

  • BA, Speech Communication and Rheto University of Wisconsin - Whit, 2001

Certifications

  • National Certified Counselor National Board of Certified Counselors, 2014

Awards & Honors

  • College of Education Research Award Augusta University, 2017

  • Caught in the Act of Great Teaching Augusta University, 2017

  • Albert Hood Promising Scholar 2015

  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, 2014

  • Courtland C. Lee Multicultural Excellence Award-Nominee 2014

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • COUN 7940

    Advanced Counseling Theory
  • COUN 6700

    Couples and Family Counseling
  • COUN 6770

    Crisis Intervention Counseling
  • COUN 6840

    Intro to Addictions Counseling
  • COUN 7840

    Intro to Addictions Counseling
  • COUN 6680

    Theories & Tech of Counseling
  • COUN 6850

    Treat Planning in Clin MH Coun
  • COUN 7850

    Treat Planning in CMHC

Teaching Interests

Career Counseling Couples and Family Counseling Crisis Counseling

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Using Relational Cultural theory with lesbian couples experiencing fertility treatment: Counselor considerations. , 2017
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Emotional intelligence as a psychoeducational tool for counseling military clients, 2017
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Systemic acceptance of same sex relationships and the impact on intimate partner violence, 2016
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Career and lifestyle development with LGBQQ students: Strategies for school counselors, 2016
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Graduate Student Experience, 2016
    Other

Research Interests

Veterans LGBTQ Emotional Intelligence Retirement Supervision Abuse

Department Service

  • Counselor Education Kickball Event 2017 - Present

    Role: Other

College Service

  • Search Committee-New Professor 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Scholarship Ad Hoc Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Rights & Responsibilities Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Faculty Development Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • EdD Faculty Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • LGBTQ Panel 2016 - Present

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Augusta University Chapter of the Association of the United States Army 2016 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

Professional Service

  • Association for Creativity in Counseling 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Military Behavioral Health Journal 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Chi Sigma Iota 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • Student Service Member Day 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • American Counseling Association 2013 - Present

    Role: Other
  • SPECS, Inc. 2012 - Present

    Role: Officer, Vice President
  • SPECS, Inc/College of Education 2015 - 2015

    Role: Program Organizer
  • Stock Our Shelves, Augusta Georgia 2015 - 2015