Ann Abbrecht, Harrison Wool, and Alexis Yankowski presented the following workshop "Plugged in: Using modern technology to connect with students." Alexis and Harrison presented on the following topic, "Swimming with the sharks: Fighting off the cyber bullies." Brandon Hartenstein presented, "Got teacher burnout?: Developing groups to support teachers."
Laura and Sheree's presentation was entitled, "Why systems theory makes students better counselors: How to relate more effectively."
On Wednesday, February 24th, fourteen new students were initiated into Loyola's chapter of the Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society, the international honor society for professional counselors, counselor educators, and students. Students honored included: Sarah Bodden, Meredith Cheesman, Stephanie Ducros, Trichell Dumas, Mariel Gonzalez, Michelle Comeaux Hernandez, Joshua Hurst, Sherry Jackson, Joanika Leblanc, Stephanie Robinson, Amelia Sherman, Stephanie Shorts, and Nicole Snyder. Congratulations to the new inductees!
Dwyer, T. F. & Thomas, F. N. (2010, February). Just do it: The therapist’s recursive relationship of being and acting with couples in therapy. Presented at the annual conference of the Louisiana Division of AAMFT Annual Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.
Dwyer, T. F., Hay, G. N, & Parish, W. E. (2010, February). From many paths, a sacred unity: Interconnection in systemic practice. Presented at the annual conference of the Louisiana Division of AAMFT Annual Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.
Dr. Dwyer was awarded the 2010 Meritorious Service Award by the Louisiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
On February 10, 2010, Linda Wainright, a 2009 LIM graduate with a Master of Pastoral Studies degreee, entered the St. Scholastica Benedictine Community in Duluth, MN. as a postulant.
Stephanie Ducros and Ariel Sheeger were recently awarded positions as Graduate Assistants.
Counseling student, Stephanie Robinson, was accepted to present at the Association for Specialist in Group Work (ASGW) conference with faculty member, Dr. Christine Ebrahim. Stephanie and Dr. Ebrahim will be presenting, "Proposed group for children of combat-related PTSD veterans."
Little did I imagine that what looked like the end of a journey—earning an MPS through LIMEX—would actually turn out to be only the beginning of a still different, new journey. I already had a master’s degree in another discipline and wasn’t sure why I was undertaking yet another course of study.
- Foster, T., Steen, L. R., & Wieck, R. (2010, March). Accepted to present Promoting Wellness in Masters-Level Counseling Students: A Cube Model Intervention. Will present at the American Counseling Association, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- Foster, T., Steen, L. R., & Wieck, R. (2009, October). Accepted to present Promoting Wellness in Masters-Level Counseling Students: A Cube Model Intervention. Presented at the ACES conference, San Diego, CA.