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U of A Students Create Comprehensive School Counseling Program for Hope Academy
Students in the counseling program recently created a comprehensive counseling program for Hope Academy of Northwest Arkansas, a new school for children who have experienced trauma.
Counseling Graduate Student Offers Resources, Encouragement to Help Peers Succeed
Growing up, Erin Durrah watched her mother work in the public service sector, which sparked a desire in her to help people, too. Now she's pursuing a doctorate in counselor education.
Webinar to Recruit Peace Corps Volunteers for Multiple U of A Graduate Programs
A Zoom information session scheduled for Friday, May 1, will provide general information about graduate programs in more than 15 academic areas for returning Peace Corps volunteers.
Mental Health Counseling Available During COVID-19 Crisis
The U of A is offering online mental health counseling during the COVID-19 health crisis.
Graduate Student Teaches Yoga to Incarcerated Women and Those Transitioning Out of Prison
Before COVID-19 forced her to stop, Erin Lorenzen taught yoga to women at the Northwest Arkansas Community Correction Center and those in recovery at a residential home.
Counselors-in-residence Receive National Honor for Mental Health Leadership
Two doctoral students who provide mental health services to residential students were awarded Emerging Leader grants by the American College Counseling Association.
U of A Professor Kristi Perryman Wins Research Award at Creativity in Counseling Conference
Kristi Perryman, assistant professor, recently received a research award at the Association for Creativity in Counseling Conference for her work in trauma therapy.
Counselor Education and Supervision Faculty, Doctoral Students Present Research at Conference
Counselor education and supervision faculty and doctoral students from the U of A delivered eight presentations recently at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision national conference.
Choose Love Conference Offers Teachers and Counselors Tools for Preventing School Violence
Scarlett Lewis, whose young son, Jesse, was murdered in the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in 2012, spoke to a group of about 130 educators at the conference.
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.