Dr. LaFauci Schutt earned a doctorate in Counseling from The George Washington University, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the District of Columbia, and holds a National Certified Counselor with the National Board for Certified Counselors and Approved Clinical Supervisor with the Center for Credentialing and Education. Her clinical experience, focused on community settings, includes counseling, psycho-education, outreach, supervision, crisis intervention and disaster mental health work while her research interests include negative and positive outcomes following trauma exposure, cultural identity in clinical and educational practices, and risk assessment and cultural factors in the supervision process. Dr. LaFauci Schutt has experience in teaching, guest lecturing, and conducting trainings and presentations for in-service staff, national, and international audiences. Work from her experiences includes conference presentations at the American Counseling Association, American Psychological Association, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, and International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision meetings and publications in Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy and Adoption Quarterly. She holds membership in the American Counseling Association, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, American Psychological Association, Division 56 Trauma Psychology, The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, and Chi Sigma Iota. Dr. LaFauci Schutt is currently serving on the American Counseling Association Graduate Student Committee and has experience on the American Psychological Association, Division 56 Early Career Professionals Newsletter Publication Subcommittee and the American Counseling Association Profesional Standards Committee and Task Force on Crisis Management.