Graduate students Lynsey Hinnenkamp and Laura Pignato, and alum of the program Ariann Evans (who is currently pursuing doctoral studies) have been involved in Dr. Thomas Foster's year-long Research Practicum course here at Loyola. The group was recently accepted to present their ongoing empirical research at the 2016 ACA conference in Montreal, Canada. Their presentation is titled, "College Students' Wellness and Development Treated using EMDR and ACT." Congratulations to Lynsey, Laura, Ariann, and Dr. Foster!
The Counseling Department faculty will be traveling to Philadelphia this fall to participate at the national conference of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). All five full-time faculty members have been accepted to present at the conference. Their presentations are listed below:
<p>LIM Professor, Dr. Mike Cowan edited <em>A Life in Conversation: Essays in Honor of Bernard J. Lee, S.M. </em>It contains eleven essays, including essays by Drs. Cowan and Lee as well as by LIM graduate Dr. Terry Veling. For more information, see <a href="http://www.tarcherbooks.net/a-life-in-conversation-michael-a-cowan-edito...
One of Allison's many duties is to keep track of usage of materials from the Catholic Sexulaity website on social media/networks. The St. Augustine Foundation also has a Youtube channel. The foundation is a resource for educators in the areas of human sexuality and Natural Family Planning, with the US Catholic Bishops endorsing the site.
Professors John Dewell and Kevin Foose recently traveled to Cleveland to give a presentation at the National Conference for the Association of Humanistic Counseling. Their presentation, entitled "Transgressive Encounters in Counselor Training: Teaching Toward Post-Humanist Paradigms" was summarized as follows:
The Play Therapy Center for Education & Research at Loyola University New Orleans has earned a three-year designation as an Approved Center of Play Therapy Education from the Association for Play Therapy (APT). This designation recognizes the Center's leadership in the field of Play Therapy, highlighting their role in generating research, publications, instruction, clinical experience, and continuing education in the field of Play Therapy.
The School of Nursing is proud to announce and congratulate Associate Professor Laurie Anne Ferguson DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, FNP-C, CPNP for being inducted into the 2015 Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners! The Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners selected 70 nurse practitioner leaders from across the United States. The new inductees joined the ranks of approximately 450 fellows across the nation and were honored Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the AANP National Conference at the Hilton Riverside New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana.
A native of New Orleans, Lorraine is a singer, songwriter, and music minister whose music is inspired by her faith journey as a Catholic wife and mother. In preparation for the release concert, Lorraine is collecting prayer intentions through her website, and attendees will be praying for those intentions during the night.
Mimi originally created her posterboard presentation for the 2015 Graduate Student Research Symposium held on April 14th, then submitted her project for the Monroe Library Student Research Competition. She has summarized the historical controversy regarding Thecla and her relevance to women today in an abstract of her presentation:
Dr. Thomas Foster has been awarded tenure and a promotion to Associate Professor. Congratulations!