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Counseling Professor Lynn Koch Receives 2019 George N. Wright UW-Madison Varsity Award
Lynn Koch, a counselor education professor at the University of Arkansas, recently received the George N. Wright University of Wisconsin-Madison 2019 Varsity Award.
Success of PROMISE Project Featured at National Press Club Event
Brent Thomas Williams, principal investigator of Arkansas PROMISE, gave an overview of the population that PROMISE served and explained how that influenced the design of the project.
Senegalese Sports Leaders Visit U of A to Learn About Teaching Youth Sports
The leaders will take a two week workshop prepared by U of A students, who will later visit Senagal to see the results.
Research Topics at Conference Examine Creative Approaches to Counseling
Three faculty members and five doctoral students in the counselor education program at the University of Arkansas presented their research at a national conference recently.
Graduate Student and Professor Partner to Present at National ALGBTQIC Conference
Doctoral student Tremaine Leslie and assistant professor Valandra offered research and tools to help counseling practitioners understand cultural impacts
Conference Participants Learn Neuroscience Behind Play Therapy
Richard Gaskill, who directs the Sumner Mental Health Center in Wellington, Kansas, taught licensed counselors and counseling students the importance of understanding brain development in children during the treatment process.
Study Abroad Trip to New Zealand Puts Adventure Therapy Into Action
Students headed into the rugged mountains of New Zealand to learn about the use of recreational adventure as a way to provide group counseling and therapy to clients.
U of A Faculty, Students, Alumni Expand Knowledge of Emerging Disabilities
Lynn Koch and Phil Rumrill edit stories about issues facing people with emerging disabilities, defined as conditions that are either new to medical science or are increasing in incidence or prevalence.
Funding Available for Graduate Education in Rehabilitation Counseling
The University of Arkansas offers traineeships to master's students who want to pursue a degree in rehabilitation counseling.
Brain Development Is Topic of U of A Summer Play Therapy Conference
Richard Gaskill, former chair of the board of directors of the national Association for Play Therapy, will speak at the conference on June 22 and 23. Registration is open for the conference.