Counseling

Professor wins national award for advocacy work

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Richard Deaner, professor of counselor education at Augusta University, has been selected to receive the 2017 American Counselor Association Counselor Educator Advocacy Award. The ACA Counselor Educator Advocacy Award recognizes a counselor educator for work in fostering an awareness of and expertise in advocacy among counseling students. …

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Graduate student wins state counseling award

Above, Traci Westin (back row, second from left) poses with faculty and students from the Department of Advanced Studies and Innovation.  From the bottom left to right is Dr. Meredith Rausch, Dr. Margaux Brown, Ashley Jackson, Travis Keels. From top left to right is Matt Bestic, Traci Westin, Tracey Carter (LPCA …

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Professor wins Regents’ highest teaching honor

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Richard Deaner, professor of counselor education at Augusta University, has been selected to receive the 2016 University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents’ Teaching Excellence Award. Created in 1996, the Regents’ Awards program recognizes the finest among the USG faculty who significantly improve student success …

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College of Education student published in national journal

AUGUSTA, GA. Michelle Harrell has been immersed in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder since childhood. Her brother as well as both her children were all diagnosed with ADHD. In addition to medication, cognitive-behavioral therapies, and physical therapy, Harrell was able to help her children with a newer alternative treatment called nutritional …

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Students promote sweet idea to raise money for mental health education

AUGUSTA, GA – Students in the Augusta University College of Education’s Department of Counselor Education, Leadership and Research will raise money to promote mental health by celebrating Valentine’s Day through Candy Grams. For $3 (or two for $5), members of Chi Sigma Iota, the counseling honor society, will deliver a …

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Two GRU masters programs receive new national accreditation

AUGUSTA, GA – The Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, has granted accreditation to the M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and the M.Ed. in School Counseling programs in the Georgia Regents University …

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