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Graduate Student and Professor Partner to Present at National ALGBTQIC Conference

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Doctoral student Tremaine Leslie and assistant professor Valandra offered research and tools to help counseling practitioners understand cultural impacts

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Education Health Research & Innovation African and African American Studies Counselor Education Social Work

Conference Participants Learn Neuroscience Behind Play Therapy

Thursday, August 16, 2018

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Training Counselor Education

Study Abroad Trip to New Zealand Puts Adventure Therapy Into Action

Thursday, July 26, 2018

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Health International Counselor Education Office of Study Abroad & International Recreation and Sport Management

U of A Faculty, Students, Alumni Expand Knowledge of Emerging Disabilities

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

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.

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Funding Available for Graduate Education in Rehabilitation Counseling

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The University of Arkansas offers traineeships to master's students who want to pursue a degree in rehabilitation counseling.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Counselor Education Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

Brain Development Is Topic of U of A Summer Play Therapy Conference

Thursday, May 10, 2018

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Lectures Counselor Education

Counselor Education Graduates Moving On to Work at Universities

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Doctoral students Sandra Bullins, Justin Cook, Donghun Lee and Anthony Suarez are headed to post-doctoral and faculty positions across the country.

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School Appointments Education Counselor Education

Career Fair Scheduled May 10 to Help Arkansas PROMISE Employees at End of Grant

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Employers from across the state will be on hand Thursday, May 10, at the Marriott of Little Rock to speak with Arkansas PROMISE employees and take job applications.

College of Education and Health Professions Events Counselor Education

College Names Counseling Professor as Director of Diversity

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The College of Education and Health Professions has named Stephanie Lusk, a U of A assistant professor of counselor education, as director of diversity for the college.

College of Education and Health Professions Appointments Diversity & Multiculturalism Education Counselor Education

Doctoral Student Expands Knowledge of Racial Microaggressions

Monday, January 22, 2018

Kendra Shoge, a doctoral student in counselor education, studies the small acts that carry the clinical description of racial microaggressions and plans to write her dissertation on the topic.

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School Diversity & Multiculturalism Education Research & Innovation Counselor Education
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