Mark Stebnicki, PhD, LPC, CRC, CCM, is a Professor and Director of the graduate program in rehabilitation counseling at East Carolina University. He has over 18 years experience working with adolescents and adults with mental health issues and acquired chronic health conditions.
Dr. Stebnicki served on the crisis response team for the Westside Middle School shootings in Jonesboro, AR (March 24, 1998) and has done many stress debriefings with private companies, schools, and government employees after incidents of workplace violence, hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods. He has consulted with former President Bill Clinton's staff on addressing the students of Columbine High School after their critical incident (April 20, 1999). His youth violence program, the Identification, Early Intervention, Prevention, and Preparation (IEPP) Program, was awarded national recognition by the American Counseling Association (ACA) Foundation (2001) for its vision and excellence in the area of youth violence prevention.