The Association for Play Therapy’s (APT) mission is to promote the value of play, play therapy, and credentialed play therapists. They have determined Georgia State University’s Play Therapy Training Institute to be an Approved Center of Play Therapy Education. APT grants this designation to higher education institutions that offer Master’s or Doctoral degrees in… more »
Mackenzie Suttles is a current student in our Counselor Education & Practice Doctoral Program. She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling in 2016 from CPS. Mackenzie also serves as the Program Coordinator for our IDEAL Program. Q: First, please tell us about what led you to CPS and why did you choose… more »
The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) recently revealed in a press release that several of our exemplary students have been awarded fellowships:
$11,000 Counseling Fellowship from NBCC and Affiliates Jonathan Yellowhair, second-year Clinical Mental Health Counseling student. This fellowship will provide the student with resources to support his continued education and… more »
As a CPS graduate student there are many opportunities to create custom experiences. That is exactly what two of our clinical mental health students were able to do.
Last summer a group of students and faculty traveled abroad for a clinical outreach experience. Janelle Jones* and Jasmaine Ataga** were among that group. Before the… more »
Our College has exemplary full-time faculty involved in research and education. Once a year, they join fellow CEHD faculty for a luncheon. Awards given out to faculty recognize their commitment to research and service. Check out the GSU News Hub to read about the other awards and recipients.
This year, CPS faculty Drs. more »
Meeting the people who are doing what you want to do some day can be life changing. This past February, 2018, some of our CPS students had that opportunity.
Along with CPS faculty, several of our students attended such a conference. The National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention offered such chances. Our students met… more »
The American Counseling Association (ACA) announces several awards for people in our department:
2018 ACA Fellows to: Danica Hays, alumna 2002-2005, Counseling Ph.D. Professor and executive associate dean at UNLV College of Education
Glen E. Hubele National Graduate Student Award to: Melanie Varney, doctoral student in our Counselor Education and Practice program
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Melanie Varney has been selected to receive the Glen E. Hubele National Graduate Student Award from the American Counseling Association. This is the highest award the ACA gives to graduate students and the awards ceremony will be held at the ACA 2018 Conference & Expo on April 28, 2018. Melanie is a doctoral student… more »
Suicide is the 10th ranking cause of death in the U.S., and the 2nd leading cause of death for young persons. Recent research-based estimates (Cerel, 2015) suggest that for each death by suicide, 115 people are exposed which translates to 4.7 million persons in the U.S. that are impacted by such deaths annually. Approximately one person… more »
The Georgia State University Play Therapy Training Institute in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services is pleased to announce that Galina Tobin, a current Counselor Education and Practice Doctoral student, has been awarded the Dr. JoAnna White Play Therapy Scholarship. This is award will be given in April at the Awards & Honors Ceremony. … more »