Counseling Graduate to Receive IMPACT Award

Posted on 1/26/21 1:55 AM

The 2021 College of Education and Communications IMPACT Award for the Department of Counseling will be presented to 2014 graduate Stacie L. Huber, MA. This award honors alumni for their outstanding achievement in their profession, their engagement with IUP, or their leadership in their discipline or community. Huber receives this award because of her lifelong commitment to providing exceptional mental health services to Indiana and the surrounding community.

Huber holds three IUP degrees that include an MA in clinical mental health counseling, an MA in criminology, and a BA in criminology. She is a licensed professional counselor and national certified counselor. For a decade, she provided services at the Community Guidance Center that included being the chief operations officer, director of the Child/Adolescent/Adult Partial Mental Health programs, director of the Family Based Mental Health Services, and a strength based therapist. She has also consistently provided outstanding supervision to IUP Department of Counseling students during their clinical placements. Her extensive professional experience enhances her student supervision.

Prior to her employment at the CGC, she worked in a variety of counseling and supervisory positions that included being a therapeutic family care program director, training consultant, and youth counselor. She has been instrumental in creating innovative programs that meet community needs and has collaborated with key stakeholders.

Currently, she is a mobile professional care manager with UPMC Health Plan. Huber currently volunteers as a mental health liaison for forensic interviews at the Child Advocacy Center, and is a member of the Suicide Task Force of Indiana County and a member of the Indiana County Crisis Intervention Stress Management Team.

Huber was previously was honored with the 2018 Rural Health Hero of the Year Award and the 2015 Making a Difference Award. In all her work, she demonstrates empathy, genuineness, and acceptance. She has made a positive impact on countless counseling students, clients, and supervisees over the years. The Department of Counseling faculty members are proud of Stacie Huber's accomplishments and congratulate her for receiving this honor.