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Registration Opportunity Expanded for Office of Play Therapy's Virtual Fall Conference Nov. 13-14
The Office of Play Therapy Research and Training at the University of Arkansas has expanded registration opportunities for its virtual fall conference planned for Nov. 13-14. Sign up now.
'Broaching' as Technique in Counseling to Initiate Discussions on Diversity to be Program Topic
Norma Day-Vines, a professor of counseling at Johns Hopkins University, will discuss how to broach the issues of diversity, equity, inclusion and antiracism during a talk Nov. 11 via Zoom.
Counseling Alumnus Recommends 'Culinary Therapy' to Help Reduce Anxiety During Pandemic
Alumnus Michael Kocet has been interviewed by national media about how cooking can help reduce stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
College of Education and Health Professions Honors Three as Outstanding Alumni
The College of Education and Health Professions recently named three University of Arkansas alumni — Erica Boughfman, Jim Rollins and Andrew Young — 2020 Outstanding Alumni Award winners.
Virtual Fall Conference to Focus on Social Justice Counselor Training
The keynote speaker, Peggy Ceballos, an associate professor at the University of North Texas, will talk about adapting play therapy services to the Latinx populations during the Nov. 13-14 conference.
Professor Kristi Perryman Named to the National Association for Play Therapy Board
Kristi Perryman, associate professor of counselor education at the U of A, has been named to the National Association for Play Therapy's board of directors for a three-year term.
Master's Counseling Students Get Hands-On Experience in Crisis Counseling Techniques
As a part of a partnership with Hope Academy in Bentonville, master's-level students in the Counselor Education and Supervision program conducted surveys this summer with the parents.
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.