Alumni Catherine Geoghegan McDermott, Kellie Gorgio Camelford and Ashley Childs presented with Dr. Ebrahim at the Louisiana Career Development Association in Baton Rouge on the subject of career development for 8th and 9th graders.
The ceremony will include the following exceptional students:
Congratulations to the 2012 - 2013 Alpha Phi Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota Executive Board:
Matthew Watson - President
Leigh Boyer - President Elect
Katie Hancock - Secretary
Lisa Chew - Treasurer
Mary DePartout - Historian/ Parliamentarian
Stephanie Ducros - Past President/ Alumni Member at Large
Dr. Christine Ebrahim, Alison Phillips, and Ari Evans presented "Recognizing the Impact of Group Dynamics in Classroom and Supervision Settings" at the annual Louisiana Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (LACES) Conference in Lafayette, LA.
Title: An Introduction to MFTs and Their Role as a Therapist in the Mental Health Community
Presenters: Eddie Parish, PhD, Jana Sutton, PhD, Frank Thomas, PhD, and Tim Dwyer, PhD
Title: Non-traditional Protocols for Marriage and Couples Therapy
Presenters: Mary DePartout, Christine Bagala, and Dr. Justin Levitov
Summary: Several non-traditional protocols for couples therapy exist in current literature. These protocols vary by the number and gender of therapists involved, the setting the therapies take place in, and the nature of the couples’ problems. In this workshop, the presenters will outline several of these non-traditional protocols as well as discuss the theoretical basis and rationale for each.
Title: How Spiritual Traditions Define Relationships and Guide the Counseling Process
Presenters: Nathan Koch and Dr. Justin Levitov
Summary: This workshop will explore how various spiritual traditions define relationships. The impact that spirituality exerts on couples and on couples counseling will be studied from this perspective. Ultimately participants will learn ways to better honor spiritual dimensions within the clients’ relationship and the couples’ counseling relationship.
The Department of Counseling participated in the 2012 Walk MS: New Orleans on Saturday, March 24th, in Audubon Park. Together, thirteen students and faculty members raised $1,380 which the Society will utilize for research and raising awareness. From the MS Society’s website: “Every hour in the United States, someone is newly diagnosed with MS, an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person ca
Christine Bagala—Transitions from DSM-IV to 5. Summary: This will present an overview of changes from DSM-IV to DSM-5, plus implications.
Becky Benes received her Master's of Pastoral Studies from LIM in 2003.