Dr. Richard Tavernaro

  • High School Counselor
Dr. Richard Tavernaro has been a high school counselor for 14 years in Cobb County (suburban Atlanta), Georgia. During his time as a counselor, he was selected as county counselor of the year in 2004. Prior to becoming a counselor, he worked for several years as a special education teacher and a counselor at several acute care psychiatric hospitals working with children and adolescents.

He earned his Ph.D. in psychology from Lasalle University and is currently pursuing a second doctorate in Educational Leadership.

He was a member of the development team involved in the creation and implementation of the Crisis Response Team for the Cobb County School District. He still serves on the advisory board and as a member of the Crisis Response Team.

Dr. Tavernaro is board certified in both traumatic stress and school crisis response.


Workshops, Presentations and Seminar Topics

Assisting Individuals During a Crisis

Information and practical skills for intervening with and guiding a person in a state of crisis.

Group Crisis Intervention and Management

Information and practical skills for Working with large or small groups after a traumatic exposure.

Crisis Planning in Schools

Provides training in developing crisis response programs for school personel.

Customized Crisis Intervention and Stress Management Courses

Will work with organizations, agencies and communities to develop a course specific to their needs.

Following is a list of organizations with whom Dr. Richard Tavernaro has interviewed, consulted or trained:

Cobb County School District

Southeast Prevention Services

Kennesaw State University Futurequest Program

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