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.
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Dr. Cirleen DeBlaere recently took Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling students to the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and the Breman Jewish Heritage Museum. The field trips were part of CPS 7340, Social and Cultural Issues in Counseling.… more »
Special Education doctoral student Brandi Ansley’s research on special educators was published in “TEACHING Exceptional Children.” Brandi is employed by the Center for Research on School Safety. She is a US Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs doctoral fellow on the Project LEADERS grant. The Council… more »