This summer, Dr. Erin Mason returned to Georgia State University where she received her Master’s, Ed.S. and Ph.D. She’s originally from Georgia and practiced here for 13 years before working towards her Ph.D. After that, she spent 9 years as a faculty member of DePaul University in Chicago. She’s passionate about counseling (middle school in… more »
Dr. Marisa Franco is a new assistant professor in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State University. After attending New York University and receiving her B.A. in Applied Psychology, she received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Counseling Psychology from the University of Maryland. Dr. Franco’s research focuses on the experiences of… more »
Dr. Laura Shannonhouse and Dr. Melissa Zeligman have traveled to South Africa and Botswana with a group of CPS students for a culturally immersive clinical outreach experience. This blog chronicles their experiences abroad. The first part of their trip is grounded in a cultural immersion in South Africa including the Apartheid Museum, SOWETO Township, and Safari… more »
Counselor Education and Practice student Mary Chase Mize was awarded the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling Master’s Exemplary Research and Practice Award. This award goes to a master’s level counseling student who has shown a dedication to the mission of AARC through their service or scholarly activities such as presentations and publications. Mary Chase was awarded… more »
A group of volunteers from Play Therapy Serves, the service group from The Play Therapy Training Institute, transformed a space at the Atlanta Mission. Ten CPS students cleaned, painted, and furnished the dilapidated room to create a safe and welcoming space for mothers and children who are homeless. The group of volunteers was led by Dr.… more »
Dr. Brian Dew currently serves as chair of the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at the College of Education & Human Development at Georgia State University. Prior to moving into his current position, Dew coordinated the masters and Ed.S. programs in Mental Health Counseling at… more »
Laronica Partee and Heather Appleby, both M.Ed. School Counseling graduates, talk about their future plans.
Dr. Ethan Van Norman was awarded the Early Career Research Award (ACRA) from the Society for the Study of School Psychology (SSSP). His proposal, “An Evaluation of the Effects of Non-Linear Growth Trajectories on the Decision Accuracy of Curriculum-Based Measurement of Reading Progress Monitoring Outcomes” will be funded for the amount… more »
Dr. Melissa Zeligman recently received the College of Education and Human Services Recognition of Faculty Excellence Award. The award was established by the College of Education & Human Development (CEHD) Dean Paul Alberto to honor outstanding third and fourth-year faculty reviews. Dr. Zeligman’s research agenda, a number of presentations and publications, and commitment to… more »
2017 graduates of the Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling had a 100% job placement rate this summer. The program prepares students to help people with cognitive, physical, sensory, psychiatric and other disabilities from all cultures, races, and backgrounds.Rehabilitation counselors assist people with disabilities to become more independent by increasing access to education and employment.
Positions of… more »