Alumna Jennifer Rogers is involved in two ministries in her parish: Food for Seniors and Welcome Home, a jail/prison and re-entry ministry. Both grew out of a data-gathering and testing process that Jennifer led. “It has been wonderful to see the response by our parish-community once these ministries hit the ground running!” she says.
Carol Lenox, MPS, is inspired by spirituality's connectedness to nature. Her article "The Exterior Silence of the Forest--Merton's Guidance for Environmentalists" draws together her work as an environmental researcher in North Carolina with her interestest in Creation theology. About this article, published in the Spring 2021 issue of The Merton Seasonal: A Quarterly Review, she says, "The path that led to this definitely has much of its origin in my studies at Loyola. In fact, in the article I use 2 quotes from the Berry Collection." Continue reading»
Milissa Else, a student in the Master of Pastoral Studies program, will be conducting 2 webinars for members of the North American Forum for Small Christian Communities (NAFSCC). The webinars will take place on Wednesday, April 21, and Wednesday, May 19. Current and new NAFSCC members will receive access to this webinar. View full details»
Dr. Christine Ebrahim presented on the ACA Code of Ethics at the annual conference of the Louisiana Counseling Association and presented four continuing education events in the Greater New Orleans Area on applied counseling ethics and working with clients in crisis.
Student Mya Sherman published an article with Dr. John Dewell in the Louisiana Counseling Journal: “Addressing Climate Trauma Among Adolescents: Process-Oriented Group Therapy as a Way Forward.” Congratulations, Mya!
Dr. T'Airra Belcher and Dr. Christine Ebrahim presented on Ethical Practices in LPC Supervision at the annual conference of the Louisiana Counseling Association in Baton Rouge, LA.
Student group Students Addressing Race & Privilege (SARP) continues to promote antiracist and social justice values within the counseling department through facilitation of new student orientation, regular meetings, sharing and creation of resources, and open forums for community building and conversation.
Dr. Christine Ebrahim has been asked to serve a 2 year term as a journal reviewer for the LCA Journal.
Students Kelly Bojan and Maria Klaffky presented with Dr. Christine Ebrahim at the annual conference of the Louisiana Counseling Association: “Suicide or Autonomy: Navigating Our Own Values when Working with Clients Contemplating End of Life Decisions.” Congratulations, Kelly and Maria!
Dr. Christine Ebrahim serves as President of the Louisiana Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (LACES) and Dr. T'Airra Belcher as the President Elect.