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At the 48th annual conference of the Pennsylvania
Counseling Association, Michelle Bruno, Department of Counseling, was the recipient of the
President’s Award in recognition of her years of dedication to PCA.
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Lorraine Guth, Department of Counseling, was elected Fellow in
the Association for Specialists in Group Work at the American Counseling Association
Conference, and she was selected as this year's Outstanding Researcher
recipient for the College of Education and Educational Technology.
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Brittany Pollard, Counseling, presented “The Influence of Experiential
Small Groups on Counseling Students’ Group Work Training” at the
Pennsylvania Counseling Association's 2015 state conference in State
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Laura Marshak, Counseling, and Courtney Williams, a
Counseling alumna, presented
“Helping fathers: Initial impact and adaptation over time” at the 2015 World Congress on Down Syndrome in Chennai,
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John McCarthy, Department of Counseling, offered a presentation titled
“The Art of TPQ (Thought-Provoking Questions)” at the June 2015
Conference of the Creative Problem Solving Institute, the Creative
Education Foundation’s 61st International Conference, in Buffalo, N.Y.
Posted on 7/7/2015 12:10:45 PM
Lorraine Guth, Laura Marshak, Ellen Stewart, and Courtney Williams
recently conducted the presentation “Social justice: Strategies for
making counseling accessible for people with intellectual disabilities”
at the American Counseling Association (ACA) Conference in Orlando,
Posted on 6/4/2015 8:31:58 AM
Two IUP Counseling Department
students and an alumna were among the presenters at the fifth annual
Chi Sigma Iota Pennsylvania Statewide Conference, held in State College
in early April 2015.
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Formerly known as the Center for Counselor Training and Services,
the new Center—known as “Creative Change” for short—will continue to
offer workshops throughout Western Pennsylvania and will expand its
repertoire to also provide training on creativity-related topics.
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The 12th annual School Counselor Professional Development Day takes place on Friday, February 27, at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.
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Dr. John McCarthy, Professor in the Department of Counseling, offered the opening keynote address for the 2014 conference of the Association of Psychological and Educational Counselors Asia Pacific in Singapore.
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John McCarthy, Department of
Counseling, and alumna Melissa Habedank published “Addressing Global
Mental Health,” which appears in the summer 2014 issue of VISTAS Online.
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John McCarthy, Department of Counseling, was the co-author of an article entitled “The Solution-Focused Taxi” for Counseling Today, Online Exclusives.
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Jeff Samide, associate professor of counselor education at California
University of Pennsylvania and an alumnus of the IUP Department of
Counseling, will receive the award on November 6.
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The IUP Center for Counselor Training and
Services will host Jack Klott, MSSW, LISW, CSW, for a one-day workshop
entitled “Uncovering the DSM-5” on October 22, 2013.
Posted on 8/27/2013 10:23:24 AM
John McCarthy, Department of Counseling, has been
renamed for the fifth consecutive year as an International Scholar in the International Academic
Fellowship Program for the 2013–2014 academic year.
Posted on 7/17/2013 10:16:12 AM
Laura Marshak, professor in the Department of Counseling, was interviewed for an article appearing in the August 2013 issue of Psychology Today, titled “Love in the Time of Autism.”
Posted on 7/11/2013 10:41:24 AM
Bob Witchel, Department of Counseling, will be the guest on the Dr. Peter Breggin Hour on Progressive Radio Network (PRN.FM) on June 26, 2013, at 4:00 p.m.
Posted on 6/25/2013 1:39:22 PM
Michelle Bruno and Connie Kramer, Counseling Department, will present “From the School Yard to Cyber Space: A Follow-Up Study of Bullying Behaviors Amongst Middle School Students” at the Midwest Anti-Bullying Conference, June 5–6, 2013.
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On April 2, 2013, over 100 ROX girls will invade the IUP campus to get a firsthand college experience. Ruling Our eXperiences (ROX) is an evidenced-based empowerment program for adolescent girls in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Posted on 3/28/2013 9:33:25 AM
The IUP Center for Counselor Training and Services will host this one-day workshop on Friday, April 12, 2013, at the Greensburg Garden and Civic Center in Greensburg, Pa.
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Holly Branthoover, Counseling Department, has been elected to the office of president-elect for the North Atlantic Region for Counselor Education and Supervision. She will begin serving as president on July 1, 2014.
Posted on 1/31/2013 9:58:58 AM
The Department of Counseling will host the 10th annual School Counselor Professional Development Day on Friday, January 25, 2013, at the KCAC.
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The Department of Counseling will host a “Career Talk with Alumni” program at the IUP Monroeville Center from 7:30–8:30 p.m. on January 24, 2013, with panel discussions on such items as interviewing skills, job searches, and career development.
Posted on 1/22/2013 11:22:07 AM
John McCarthy, Department of Counseling, was the primary author on a recent article entitled “Armenia: Influences and Organization of Mental Health Services.”
Posted on 10/11/2012 9:34:59 AM
Professor John McCarthy, Department of Counseling, has been named the inaugural chair of the President's Circle of the NBCC Foundation, a nonprofit philanthropic affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, the nation’s premier professional counselor certification board.
Posted on 9/11/2012 10:12:47 AM
John Krumboltz, a pioneer and leading figure in career counseling, will offer a one-day workshop entitled “How Career Professionals can Create More Satisfying Lives” on Friday, October 28, 2012, at Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex in Indiana, Pa.
Posted on 8/28/2012 9:28:29 AM
John McCarthy, professor in the Department of Counseling, has been renamed as an International Scholar in the International Academic Fellowship Program for the 2012–2013 academic year.
Posted on 7/17/2012 9:14:35 AM
The Counseling Department is extending the application deadline for Fall admission to June 18, 2012. This deadline applies to both the Indiana campus and the Pittsburgh area (Monroeville) campus.
Posted on 4/26/2012 11:46:44 AM
In the fall of 2011, Lorraine Guth, professor in the Department of Counseling, was part of outreach effort to help establish the counseling profession in Bhutan, a small landlocked country in South Asia.
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John McCarthy, Department of Counseling, recently published “Counselor Preparation in England and Ireland: A Look at Six Programs” in Professional Counselor.
Posted on 2/9/2012 8:50:48 AM
The Department of Counseling announces a call for applications for the newly established Heroes in Helping awards, saluting youth in grades 6–12 who have demonstrated exemplary involvement in helping activities related to their schools or communities.
Posted on 1/31/2012 9:12:13 AM
The IUP Department of Counseling is welcoming nominations for its Alumni Recognitions, to be awarded during the Celebration Banquet on April 20, 2012, at Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.
Posted on 1/31/2012 8:48:30 AM
Kimberly Desmond of the Counseling Department presented two workshops at the Pennsylvania School Counselors Association Conference in Lancaster, Pa., November 30–December 3, 2011.
Posted on 12/6/2011 9:33:31 AM
John Krumboltz, a pioneer and leading figure in career counseling, will offer a one-day workshop entitled “Helping to Create a Meaningful Life in a Difficult Economy” on Friday, April 20, 2012, at Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.
Posted on 12/6/2011 9:19:51 AM
Area professional school counselors are invited to the ninth annual School Counselor Professional Development Day on Friday, December 16, 2011, from 8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. at Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.
Posted on 11/29/2011 11:05:53 AM
John McCarthy, a professor in IUP’s Department of Counseling and a member of the Westmoreland County Suicide Awareness and Prevention Task Force, authored “Let’s Talk About Suicide” in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on November 17, 2011, in conjunction with the thirteenth annual International Survivors of Suicide Day.
Posted on 11/17/2011 12:35:16 PM
Interested in becoming a Counseling professor? Learn more information about the Counseling Department’s current career opportunity.
Posted on 11/16/2011 10:18:59 PM
John McCarthy, Department of Counseling, recently published “Motivational Interviewing: Resolving Ambivalence in Pursuit of Change” in the Journal of Counseling.
Posted on 11/8/2011 9:20:51 AM
Lorraine Guth, Department of Counseling, was one of twelve counselor educators from the United States that were chosen to be part of the National Board of Certified Counselors Thunder Dragon Institute in Bhutan, held in October 2011.
Posted on 11/8/2011 9:16:21 AM
The IUP Center for Counselor Training and Services will feature a workshop on Dialectical Behavior Therapy on January 27, 2012, at the IUP Monroeville Graduate and Professional Center.
Posted on 11/1/2011 9:58:17 AM
John McCarthy, Department of Counseling, has been selected to participate in the International Academic Fellowship Program in the Higher Education Support Program of the Open Society Institute for the 2011–2012 academic year.
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Lorraine Guth, Department of Counseling, presented “Why Study Abroad?: Overview of Ireland Counseling and Diversity Institute Outcome Research” at the 2011 Asia Pacific Rim International Counseling Conference in Hong Kong.
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John McCarthy and Michelle Bruno, Department of Counseling, recently published “Evaluating Mental Health Literacy and Adolescent Depression: What do Teenagers ‘Know?’.”
Posted on 7/13/2011 9:15:21 AM
John McCarthy, Department of Counseling, offered workshops and presentations at the Asia Pacific Rim International Counseling Conference in Hong Kong, and at the National Academy of Civil Service in Taiwan.
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Dr. Lorraine J. Guth, a professor in the Department of Counseling, received the award at the American Counseling Association conference on March 25, 2011.
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Dr. Laura Marshak, Department of Counseling, was quoted in an article in the Huffington Post.
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Dr. Lorraine J. Guth, Department of Counseling, was recently selected to attend the “Bhutan Institute: Helping to Establish the Profession of Counseling in an Ancient Land” being held in Bhutan in October 2011.
Posted on 2/24/2011 10:04:14 AM
Learn about Counseling Department programs at an open house Tuesday, February 15, 2011, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in Stouffer Hall, Room 138/139.
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The Department of Counseling is expanding and will now offer two full-time daytime graduate programs: one in Secondary School Counseling on IUP’s main campus, and one in Community Counseling at the Monroeville Graduate and Professional Center.
Posted on 12/15/2010 2:58:03 PM
Dr. John McCarthy, Counseling Department, presented on Integrating Motivational Interviewing into career domains at the third International Career Forum in Beijing, China, in late October 2010.
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Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Counseling was named the Outstanding Counselor Education Preparation Program by the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) at its annual conference in October 2010.
Posted on 11/2/2010 9:39:48 AM
For the past four years, Indiana-campus students in Lorraine Guth’s Multicultural and Diversity Issues in Counseling course have visited with residents of St. Andrew's Village.
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Dr. Holly Branthoover, Department of Counseling, presented “Crisis Intervention and Disaster Mental Health: What You Didn’t Learn in Graduate School” at the forty-second annual Pennsylvania Counseling Association Conference in State College, Pa.
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Dr. Michelle Bruno, Department of Counseling, fulfilled an interim position as the Pennsylvania Counseling Association secretary and was elected for a three-year term.
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At the 2010 North Atlantic Regional Association for Counselor Education and Supervision conference, presentations were given by Michelle Bruno, Claire Dandeneau, and Laura Marshak.
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Holly Branthoover, Department of Counseling, presented “A Balancing Act: Addressing the Needs of Students and Sites in Off-Site Practicums” in September 2010.
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Lorraine J. Guth, Ph.D., from the Department of Counseling, recently copresented “Beyond U.S. Borders: Impact of a Study Abroad Institute on Counselor Trainees’ Multicultural Competencies.”
Posted on 9/21/2010 11:18:09 AM
John McCarthy, professor in the Department of Counseling, has been selected to participate in the International Academic Fellowship Program in the Higher Education Support Program (HESP) of the Open Society Institute for the 2010–2011 academic year.
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Dr. John McCarthy, Department of Counseling, presented “Motivational Interviewing: Resolving Ambivalence in Pursuit of Change” at the 2010 conference of the Association of Psychological and Educational Counselors of Asia-Pacific.
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John McCarthy, professor in the Department of Counseling, has been selected to participate in the International Academic Fellowship Program.
Posted on 7/22/2009 1:58:47 PM
At the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision conference in Columbus, Ohio, John McCarthy of the Department of Counseling presented the coathored paper “Promoting Professional Development Among Students and Professional Counselors.”
Posted on 6/9/2009 10:04:35 AM
At the 2009 conference of the Canadian Counseling Association, Dr. John McCarthy of the Department of Counseling presented “Teen Depression and Suicide: Current Issues and Future Directions.”
Posted on 6/9/2009 10:02:16 AM
Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Counselor Training and Services will present a workshop May 8 on autism. The one-day event, Autism: From Research to Clinical Practice, will be offered at IUP’s Eberly Auditorium by Dr. Antonio Hardan.
Posted on 4/3/2009 2:30:32 PM
Dr. John McCarthy of the Department of Counseling presented “Protective and Preventative Factors in Suicide” as the keynote speech to the conference of the Westmoreland County (Pa.) Task Force on Suicide (Greensburg, Pa.) in November 2008.
Posted on 1/12/2009 3:20:58 PM
Dr. John McCarthy presented “Let’s Get Entrepreneurial” (45-minute) at the October 2008 conference of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association in State College, Pa., copresented with Teresa Fernandes, B.A.
Posted on 11/26/2008 11:01:45 AM
Dr. Laura Marshak had four presentations during November, including being keynote speaker at the University of Michigan’s Investing in Abilities Week.
Posted on 11/26/2008 10:55:59 AM
Scott Shaw, an IUP graduate student in the counseling program, presented a forty-five-minute educational session on the topic of Career Counseling for Military Veterans at the fortieth annual PCA Conference in State College, Pa.
Posted on 10/29/2008 1:02:33 PM
Faculty members made presentations at the North Atlantic Regional Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Fall Conference in Portland, Me.
Posted on 9/26/2008 11:04:11 AM
The Center for Counselor Training and Services is offering area mental health professionals and students two workshops focusing on counseling supervision and ethical and legal issues in counseling.
Posted on 9/17/2008 11:04:11 AM
Dr. Holly Branthoover, assistant professor of counseling, was elected president-elect of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association.
Posted on 9/4/2008 1:28:48 PM
John McCarthy presented on “Adolescent Depression: The Black Cloud That Won't Seem to Go Away” at the 2008 Asia Pacific Rim International Counseling Conference in Hong Kong.
Posted on 8/7/2008 1:14:11 PM
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