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.
Alumna Catherine Geoghegan McDermott received her LPC in December 2010. She was also accepted to the doctoral program at the University of New Orleans.
The Counseling Research Excellence Award is presented to the graduate counseling student who has demonstrated excellence in research. During her time at Loyola, Stephanie has given several presentations, including: Applying wellness to adolscents: A personal growth group; Adapting filial therapy/CPRT model; and Adolescents and risky behaviors: Preventing negative lifestyle.
<p>Dr. Ebrahim presented with current master's students Ari Evans and Alison Philips at the Louisiana Career Development Association’s annual conference in Baton Rouge last month. The subject matter was <em>Recognizing the Impact of Group Dynamics in Classroom and Supervision Settings.</em></p>
Viveca Johnson is graduating in May of this year and looking forward to starting her career as a counselor. I spoke to her about her hopes for the future and her advice for new students.
Alumna Kellie Gorgio Camelford is working towards licensure and was accepted to the doctoral program at the University of New Orleans. Kellie is employed as a school counselor at Cabrini High School.
The Regina Matthews Oehmig Award for Excellence in Counseling is awarded annually to a graduating student who has earned a distinguished academic record, interacts in a professional manner with professors, classmates, clients, and supervisors, and possesses strong clinical skills. In addition, the recipient must display a commitment to the integrity of life, the demonstration of providing services to others, and embodying the warmth, compassion, and genuineness of Regina Matthews Oehmig for which the award is named.
In March, Dr. Ebrahim presented at the Louisiana Career Development Association’s annual conference in March with alumni Catherine Geohegan McDermott (’10) and Kellie Gorgio Camelford (‘10) on the subject of career development for 8th and 9th graders.