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Connie J. Honsinger
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Education
Profile
Grants and Fellowships

Bully Free Virginia Project, $13,000 to implement Olweus Bullying Prevention Program at Alberta Smith Elementary School, Chesterfield, Va.

Awards

Virginia Elementary School Counselor of the Year award, VSCA, 2011

American School Counselor Association, School Counselor of the Year semi-finalist, 2011

Presentations

Honsinger, C. (2019). Burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma: Caring for the helping professional. Paper presented at the Restorative Justice in Education Conference, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va.

Honsinger, C. (2019). Self-care for the helping professional. Paper presented at the Virginia Society for Clinical Workers, Richmond, Va.

Honsinger, C. (2018). Creating trauma-sensitive environments that benefit all students. Paper presented at the Virginia School Counselor Association Conference, Hampton Va.

Honsinger, C. (2018). Building a trauma-informed school culture. Paper presented at the Virginia School Counselor Association Conference, Hampton Va.

Designations
National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT)
Memberships
Trauma Informed Care Network (TICN)
Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS)
American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
Virginia School Counselor Association (VSCA)
American Counseling Association (ACA)
Virginia Counselor Association (VCA)
Professional Experience
Intervention & Training Specialist, Trauma-Informed Care (2017-Present)

Chesterfield County Public Schools, Chesterfield, Va.

Resident in Counseling (2015-Present)

Greater Richmond SCAN, Richmond

Professional School Counselor (2003-2017)

Chesterfield County Public Schools, Chesterfield, Va.

Certifications
National Board Certification, 2013
Certified Trainer, Olweus Bullying Prevention Program
Selected Publications
Articles

Honsinger, C., & Brown, M. (2019). Preparing trama-sensitive teachers: Strategies for teacher educators. The Teacher Educators’ Journal, 12, 129-152. 

Lenz, J., Micou, L. L., Honsinger, C., & Bulifant, R. (2018). Principal, 98(2), 10-13.

Education
B.S., University of Nebraska at Lincoln 1986
General Education & Special Education NK-8
M.Ed., Virginia Commonwealth University 2003
Counselor Education
Ph.D., Walden University 2018
Counselor Education & Supervision
Contact Information
804-513-8982