Professional Research

GSCA does not distribute research surveys on behalf of members or the public.  However, in the interest of furthering the research that makes school counselors able to better themselves and assisting those who are in pursuit of higher degrees, we post surveys which have been screened by the GSCA Journal Editor for validity. We ask that school counselors participate as they are able in order to continue and support research in the field.

If you have a survey/research you would like posted below, please email  Please include the exact text you would like published and the IRB approval.   Your request will be reviewed and approved by our review committee before it will be posted.

Posted 4/8/24

Examining the Role of School Counselors’ Self-Efficacy, Psychological Empowerment, and Critical Consciousness on SDoH Competency

You are invited to participate in a research study conducted by Tevin Middleton in the Department of Counselor Education at the University of Iowa.

The study aims to examine the effects of school counselor self-efficacy, psychological empowerment, and critical consciousness on social determinants of health (SDoH) competency. The study will include two Phases, and this is your invitation to participate in the first phase only. You are eligible to participate in this study if you: 
1.    Have an active license/certification in school counseling from a U.S. State or territory, and
2.    Currently serve as school counselor in a K-12 setting in a U.S. State or territory.

If you would like to participate, you will complete an electronic survey, which should take approximately 20- to 25 minutes to complete. Your responses will be anonymous and your participation is voluntary. Upon completion of the survey, you will be eligible to enter a lottery for one of one hundred $25 Amazon electronic gift cards. If you have questions,  you may contact Tevin Middleton by email ( 

Follow this link to the Survey: Survey Link 
Or copy and paste the URL below into your internet browser:


Tevin Middleton, M.Ed., t-LMHC, NCC (he/him/his)
Doctoral Student, Counselor Education & Supervision
Workforce Expansion Trainee, Scanlan Center for School Mental Health
Health Policy Research Scholar, Robert Woods Johnson Foundation
N338 Lindquist Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242

Posted 2/6/24

I am a student at the University of South Florida. I am working on gathering data for my Ph.D in Educational Leadership. 

Invitation to participate in a survey of middle school counselors’ perceptions related to career counseling. This study is seeking to better understand the current environment of middle school counselors and what possible limitations may impact providing career counseling. The survey should only take about 10-minutes and will be anonymous, thank you for your consideration to participate.

Survey Link:

Mario Garcia
University of South Florida

Posted 1/19/24


I am a doctoral candidate at Florida Atlantic University, and I recently launched my dissertation study examining the relationships between Social Determinants of Health, Cultural Humility, and Advocacy within School Counseling supervision. Please consider participating and/or sharing this survey with any site supervisors you know. Details can be found below. The link to participate can be found here:

Thank you!        

Addressing Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) in School Counseling Site Supervision: Examining the Relationships Between SDOH Awareness, Cultural Humility, and Advocacy Competency, A Mixed-Methods Study

  • FAU IRB# 2310228
  • Principal Investigator (PI): Elizabeth Villares, PhD 
  • Other Investigators: Nadiya Rosen, M.Ed. 
  • Purpose: This study aims to understand School Counseling site supervisors’ awareness of SDOH, self-perception of cultural humility and advocacy competency, and the relationship between all three variables. The researcher also seeks to understand how site supervisors address SDOH, cultural humility, and advocacy within supervision practice and in their school community. 

  • Time Commitment: If eligible to participate in the study, participants will complete a set of questions related to addressing Social Determinants of Health, Cultural Humility, and Advocacy within School Counseling supervision. It should take 10-15 minutes to complete the survey. 
  • Please consider participating if you meet all of the following criteria: 
  • Satisfied your state's certification/licensure requirements to be a School Counselor.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years of school counseling experience.
  • Currently supervising or have supervised School Counseling practicum or internship students between 2018 and 2023.

Nadiya Boyce-Rosen, M.Ed., NCC, RMHCI (FL)


Doctoral Candidate | Department of Counselor Education
Florida Atlantic University
2023-2024 NBCC MFP Doctoral Fellow
ACES Graduate Student Representative
ASCA Emerging Scholar
FAU CSI Beta Rho Chi - President-Elect
FAU Holmes Scholar