Skip to Content

Brooks Hanks

Core Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Counseling

Degree Program M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Hanks’s scholarly interests include child sexual abuse, forensic interviewing, vicarious trauma, mental health accessibility, and professional development within the counseling and counselor education fields. She is a member of ACA and ACES. Dr. Hanks values the development of a strong professional identity and is an advocate for the counseling profession. Clinically, Dr. Hanks has been working with children who have been sexually abused and their families since 2005 as a counselor and forensic interviewer. Dr. Hanks has worked in the field of substance abuse counseling with adolescent and adult clients as well. Dr. Hanks is a counseling supervisor of both master level and post master level counselors and enjoys being part of the growth process of both her clients and supervisees.

Courses Taught

COUN 6101 - Foundations for Graduate Study in Counseling

COUN 6024M - Mentoring Forum

COUN 6215 - Lifespan Development

COUN 6626 - Research Methodology and Program Evaluation

COUN 6632 - CMHC Counseling Residency

COUN 6632 - MCFC Counseling Residency

COUN 6336 - Crisis, Trauma, and Response

COUN 6671 - Counseling Practicum

COUN 6682A - Counseling Internship

COUN 6682B - Counseling Internship

Education

PhD, Idaho State University

MCoun, Idaho State University

Public Service

Bannock Youth Foundation, Board Member - Pocatello , ID United States

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Volunteer - Chubbuck, ID United States

Awards / Honors

Supervisor of the Year, Idaho Counseling Associati, 2012

Publications

Flamez, B., Hicks, J., Portrie Bethke, T. L., Bastian Hanks, B. (2018). Couple and Family Therapy Research: Evaluating Therapy and Practice Implications.

Portrie Bethke, T. L., Bastian Hanks, B., Hill, N. R., Wagner, H., Alexander-Albritton, C. (2017). Systemic Ecology in Understanding Somatic Symptoms Related Disorders.

Portrie Bethke, T. L., Bastian Hanks, B. (2017). Jessica.

Bastian Hanks, B., Portrie Bethke, T. L. (2017). Rhonda.

Hill, N. R., Portrie Bethke, T. L., Bastian Hanks, B., Wagner, H. H. (2016). Obsessive-Compulsive and Other Related Disorders.

Hill, N. R., Bastian Hanks, B., Wagner, H. H., Portrie Bethke, T. L. (2016). Early Childhood: Physical and Cognitive Development.

Bastian Hanks, B., Hill, N. R. (2015). Relational Dynamics Within the Context of Deafness: A Case Study of the Supervision Triad. Journal of Counseling & Development.

Bastian Hanks, B., Hill, N. R., Alexander-Albritton, C. (2009). The role of a sign language interpreter: Unique dynamics in teaching and supervision.

Alexander-Albritton, C., Hill, N. R., Bastian Hanks, B. (2009). Women counselor educators: Level of job satisfaction while raising children.

Presentations

Bastian Hanks, B., Alexander-Albritton, C. (2018). Ten key strategies to successfully teaching on-line. Rocky Mountain Association for Counselor Education and Supervision .

Alexander-Albritton, C., Bastian Hanks, B. (2018). Counselor educator wellness: A pedagogical imperative. Rocky Mountain Association for Counselor Education and Supervision .

Portrie Bethke, T. L., Bastian Hanks, B. (2017). What now? How to address a child’s disclosure of sexual abuse. Omega Zeta Chi Chapter .

Parmanand, S. P., Hanks, B. B., Alexander-Albritton, C. (2016). Integrating self-care into curriculum and supervision: Practicing what we preach.

Parmanand, S. P., Hanks, B. B., Alexander-Albritton, C. (2016). Providing support and centeredness: The new frontier of online counselor education.

Bastian Hanks, B., Portrie Bethke, T. L., Alexander-Albritton, C. (2015). Crisis, trauma, and response: Managing student reactions to course materials. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision..

Halbur, D. A., Alexander-Albriton, C., Nikels, H. J., Hanks, B. B., Portrie Bethke, T. L. (2015). Developing a counseling clinic in a department of counselor education. Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors.

Bastian Hanks, B. (2015). Online teaching in a brick and mortar culture. Syracuse University.

Parmanand, S. P., Hanks, B. B. (2014). Meeting the needs of students in an online world.

Parmanand, S. P., Hanks, B. B. (2014). Compassionate mentoring: Applying lessons learned as a supervisee to trauma-focused supervision.

Bastian Hanks, B., Zahm, C. (2014). Sexual abuse treatment 101. Bright Tomorrows Child Advocacy Center.