Kathryn Pennings presented her research on Healing Toxic Masculinity.
Xander Waites presented his research on Toxic Masculinity, Rape Myths, and Male Adult Sexual Assault.
Nikki Piazza presented her research on Modernizing Sex and Drug Education.
Sarah Hollows presented her research Toward an Intersectional Liberation Praxis: Collective Possibilities for Healing Through Legacies of Historical Trauma.
Dylan Kolesa presented his research on Discrimination and Victimization of Transgender Women: Implications for Counseling and Research.
Claire Kohne (pictured) and Laura Mattingly presented their research on The Use of Community Genograms in Counseling People with Chronic Illness.
Jibri Parker presented her research on Race Related Psychological Distress Among African Americans.
Tatiana Pino presented her research on Physical Abuse in Immigrant Minors: Ethics and Cultural Differences.
Sarah DeMarais, graduating this spring, and Dr. John Dewell were both published in the fall 2018 Louisiana Journal for Counseling. Practicing What We Preach: Faculty Level Factors Impact on Service Learning, by John A. Dewell and Yu-Yun Liu, and Shaping Trauma-Responsive Schools with Relational-Cultural Theory, by Sarah C. DeMarais, can be found at https://www.lacounseling.org/images/lca/Newsletter/LJC%20Fall%202018r.docx
From left to right: Oriel Romano and Ida Ansell pictured with Vinetta Frie (LCA president) after receiving the Graduate Student Award at the Louisiana Counseling Association Conference for their development of Students Addressing Race and Privilege (SARP) at Loyola University New Orleans, research efforts and receipts of grant funding, commitment to multicultural issues, and overall dedication to their profession.