Dennis Gilbride and Franco Dispenza will continue preparing cohorts of clinical rehabilitation counselors for positions in the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency, vocational rehabilitation agencies in other states and other affiliated programs.
The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), selected College of Education & Human Development graduate students Jacklyn J. Byrd and Nicolas Williams for its Minority Fellowship Program.
Doctoral student and faculty collaborate on a community-based evaluation of HIV/AIDS interventions for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Afrika Hamilton, from Macon, GA has a helping spirit. While an undergraduate at Mercer University, she interned at The Methodist Home. Upon graduating with a bachelor’s in psychology, she took a year off to figure out how she would like to be an arbiter of change in the world.
Meet Misty Nelson, a Gates Millennium Scholar and School Psychology M.Ed./Ed.S. student. She’s an Atlanta native who grew up in a two-bedroom, 800 square foot home with ten people.
Assistant professor Laura Shannonhouse and Mary Chase Mize, a doctoral student, introduced Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) to representatives from several organizations who work with aging adults.
CEHD Highlights features Tiffany McNary, director of the Play Therapy Training Institute and clinical assistant professor at Georgia State University.
Kate McPhee was selected to receive the Provost’s Dissertation Fellowship, which supports doctoral students as they complete their dissertations and allows them the opportunity to minimize other obligations.
Marisa Franco’s research focuses on the experiences of individuals with multiracial identities, particularly experiences of racial invalidation, and how these experiences may impact the mental and physical health of multiracial people.
After I met Dennis Gilbride and he spoke with such fervor, I knew rehab counseling was the right choice. I was attracted to all of the great research Counseling and Psychological Services pumps out.
Artesia Williams is a student in the School Psychology Ph.D. program. She is conducting research on multicultural issues in school psychology.