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Counseling Psychology News

Thu
Apr
07
UW-Madison’s Dustin Brockberg is the author of an article that was recently posted to the American Psychological Association’s Psych Learning Curve website. The article is headlined, “My Experience On Capitol Hill: How I Advocated To Restore Eligibility For Federally Subsided Loans.” Brockberg is a second-year doctoral student with the School of Education’s Department of Counseling Psychology. He also is a veteran who served in the United States Army for four years before earning undergraduate and master's degrees at the University of Minnesota.
Wed
Apr
06
UW-Madison’s Mindi Thompson was selected to deliver the “Best in Science Address” for the Society of Counseling Psychology at the American Psychological Association’s Annual Convention in Denver, Colorado, this summer. Thompson, an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Counseling Psychology, will give a presentation on Aug. 6 titled, “Social Class: Interrogating its Meaning and Considering Future Directions.”
Mon
Apr
04
The national reputation of UW-Madison’s School of Education is due, in large part, to the dedication and talent of its faculty and staff. Each year the School recognizes the most outstanding members of its family with Distinguished Achievement Awards. The School recently announced winners for the 2016 awards cycle, and this year’s honorees will be recognized at a reception on Wednesday, April 20. The event runs from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Education Building’s Wisconsin Idea room, with a program to begin at 4:45 p.m.
Fri
Apr
01
There is an age-old question in education, a question every student has asked and every teacher has pondered an effective response to. “When will I ever use this in the real world?” UW-Madison’s Elaina Meier, a doctoral student and lecturer with the School of Education’s Department of Counseling Psychology, put this question to the test recently while volunteering as part of an international medical aid team Feb. 11 to 21 in western Africa.
Wed
Mar
16
For the third consecutive year, UW-Madison’s School of Education is rated No. 1 among public institutions in U.S. News & World Report’s annual graduate school rankings released March 16. According to the "2017 Best Education Schools" index, the U.S. News graduate school rankings slot UW-Madison’s School of Education fourth overall, behind only Stanford University, Harvard University and Johns Hopkins University. Last year, UW-Madison ranked fifth overall.
Thu
Mar
03
The Huffington Post recently published an article headlined, “Bisexual Invisibility: The LGBT Community's Dirty Little Secret.” And among the papers the blog post cites in an effort to put this hot-button topic in perspective is one co-authored by UW-Madison alumna Tangela Roberts, Professor Sharon Horne of the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and UW-Madison Professor William Hoyt. Hoyt, who chairs the School of Education’s Department of Counseling Psychology, explains that there has been a flurry of articles on this group lately, including evidence that their experiences of discrimination come from both the gay community and the straight community.
Fri
Feb
12
Over 100 people attended a recent panel discussion on implicit bias in postsecondary education, hosted by the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE). Video from the discussion is now available for viewing on the WISCAPE YouTube channel.
Thu
Feb
11
UW-Madison’s Carmen Valdez was recently awarded a mini-grant through the university’s Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment. Valdez’s research team will use the funding to partner with Glacier Edge Elementary School in Verona with the goal of implementing Fortalezas Familiares (Family Strengths) beginning in the fall of 2016. Fortalezas Familiares is an intervention for Latina women with depression and their families. Valdez is a licensed professional psychologist and an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Counseling Psychology.
Sat
Feb
06
UW-Madison alumna Sherry Lucille was recently featured in an article by Madison365 headlined, " 'Love Released' Highlights Local African-American Women Writers." Lucille, along with Fabu Phillis Carter and Catrina Sparkman will co-host the Love Released Launch Party on Saturday, Feb. 13 at Central Branch Library, where Lucille will be releasing her novel titled, “Love Promises.” Lucille earned a master's in counseling from the School of Education in 1988.
Mon
Feb
01
The School of Education's outstanding national reputation is due to the dedication of its faculty and staff. To recognize the hard work and talent throughout the SoE community, the External Relations Office is now accepting nominations for the 2016 School of Education Faculty & Staff Distinguished Achievement Awards. All nominations are due by Monday, March ​7, at 5 p.m. All award recipients will be honored at a school-wide awards ceremony on April 20, 2016.
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