Counseling Faculty Present at National Conference

Posted on 10/21/2015 11:09:10 AM

The following presentations were made by Department of Counseling faculty at the 2015 conference of the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) in Philadelphia in October:

  • Michelle Bruno led an education session titled “Teaching Culturally Relevant Skills through Service Learning.” She also co-led a roundtable discussion on “Into the Unknown: First-Generation Counseling Students’ Challenges and Obstacles to Success Post-Graduation.”
  • Lorraine Guth copresented “The Journey of Developing Culturally Relevant Counseling Practice” that included a discussion on a project conducted during her sabbatical in Malawi, Africa.
  • Brittany Pollard copresented a workshop titled “Grief Has Many Faces: A Case Study on Fusing Culture and Service Learning within Counselor Education.”
  • Kim Desmond offered a professional presentation on the topic of “Counseling Supervision Initiatives.” She also served as chair of the ACES Supervision Initiative.
  • Sibyl West copresented a workshop titled “The Power of Unions to Empower School Counselors and School Counseling Programs in a Time of Corporatization.”