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Shelli Friess

Core Faculty
Shelli Friess

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Counseling

Degree ProgramM.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Friess completed her doctorate at Argosy University in Counselor Education and Supervision. She earned her Masters from University of Northern Colorado in Community Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family. Most of her experience is in working with victims of domestic violence, as a counselor and counseling program manager. She enjoyed training and working with counselors during her 15 years in that position. She has also worked with offenders of domestic violence on parenting skills. In addition, she has worked with children in elementary and middle school and has experience working with children in residential treatment. Her research interests include artificial intelligence, counselor development and wellness, trauma, and vicarious trauma. Her counselor education experience is strong in crisis response, skill development, vicarious trauma, and field experience. She enjoys the outdoors, fishing, camping, and family.

Courses Taught

CPBL 602L - CMHC Pre-Practicum 2

COUNS 6322S - Crisis, Trauma, and Disaster Response

COUNS 6336 - Crisis, Trauma, and Response

GRSP 602L - Group Lab

CPLB 602L - CMHC pre-Practicim 2

COUNS 6336 - Crisis, Trauma, and Response

CPLB 602L - CMHC Crisis, Trauma, and Disaster Response

COUN 6100 - Introduction to Mental Health Counseling

COUN 6333/8333 - Vicarious Trauma

COUN 6333/8333 - Vicarious Trauma

Education

EdD, Argosy University - Denver, CO United States

MA, University of Northern Colorado - Greely, CO United States

BA, University of Colorado - Denver, CO United States

Public Service

Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Board of Directors - Denver, CO United States

Arapahoe County Domestic Violence Task Force, Committee Member - Littleton, CO United States

Aurora Family Violence Response Team, Committee Member - Aurora, CO United States

ay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Domestic Violence, Committee Member - Denver, CO United States

Children's Advocacy Committee Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Committee Member - Denver, CO United States

Denver Offender Treatment Alliance, Committee Member - Denver, CO United States

DV/CPS Coordinating Council, Committee Member - Denver, CO United States

Victims Are A Priority, Committee Member - Greenwood Village, CO United States

Lesbian Issues Committee Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence, - Denver, CO United States

Publications

Crowder, J., Friess, S. (2014). Agile project management: Managing for success

Crowder, J., Carbone, J., Friess, S. (2013). Artificial cognition architectures

Crowder, J., Friess, S. (2013). Artificial creativity and self-evolution: Abductive reasoning in artificial life forms Proceedings on the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI)

Crowder, J., Friess, S. (2010). Artificial neural diagnostics and prognostics: Self- soothing in cognitive systems. Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence,

Crowder, J., Friess, S. (2010). Artificial neural emotions and emotional memory Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Crowder, J., Friess, S. (2012). Artificial neural sensory/short-term/long-term/emotional memory integration for autonomous AI systems Proceedings of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics SPACE 2012 Conference & Exposition

Crowder, J., Carbone, J., Friess, S. (2015). Artificial Psychology Revisited: Constructs for Modeling Artificial Emotions Proceedings on the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI)

Crowder, J., Friess, S. (2012). Artificial psychology: the psychology of AI Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics

Crowder, J., Friess, S. (2012). Extended metacognition for artificially intelligent systems (AIS): Artificial locus of control and cognitive economy Proceedings of the 13th Annual International Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Crowder, J., Friess, S. (2011). Metacognition and metamemory concepts for AI systems Proceedings of the 13th annual International Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Crowder, J., Friess, S. (2013). Systems engineering agile design methodologies

Crowder, J., Friess, S. (2011). The artificial prefrontal cortex: artificial consciousness Proceedings of the 13th annual International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Las Vegas, NV

Crowder, J., Friess, S. (2014). The Cognitive, Interactive Training Environment (CITE) Proceedings on the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI)

Crowder, J., Friess, S. (2012). Warrior resilience training through cognitive self-regulation Proceedings of the 13th annual International Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Presentations

Friess, S. (2014). Domestic violence victim considerations in mandated reporting Metro Denver Domestic Violence Alliance

Schossow, B., Friess, S. (2014). Ending the grooming: Drawing open the shades on the private yet deadly phenomenon of intimate partner violence

Schossow, B., Friess, S. (2015). Ending the grooming: Drawing open the shades on the private yet dedly phenomenon of intimate partner violence

Friess, S., Frazier, J. (2016). Engaging protective parenting: Child abuse reporting in domestic violence cases when a report must be made

Piper, D., Friess, S. (2018). Using a systemic resilience model to train self-care with CMHC counseling interns

Friess, S. (2018). Violence, Trauma, Empathy: Counselor Core Self-Evaluation

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