Congratulations to school counseling student Isabella DiBileo, who's Future School Counselors Essay earned runner's up distinction from the American Counseling Association! She received $250 and a free registration to this year's conference in Atlanta and will be honored at the awards banquet.
The Board of Directors of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) met January 11-13, 2018, for the purpose of making accreditation decisions. Both the Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.A.) and School Counseling (M.S.) programs, housed in the College of Health and Human Services at Marywood University, were reviewed under the 2009 CACREP Standards and accredited for an 8-year period through October 31, 2025.
Isabella was awarded the 2017 Pennsylvania School Counseling Association Outstanding Graduate Student award and scholarship! Isabella will be recognized at a dinner at the PSCA state conference in November.
Dr. Richard Joseph Behun, Assistant Professor of Counseling, who has won the 2017 NARACES New Professional of the Year Award for the North Atlantic Region of the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision. He was honored and presented with the award this evening at the NARACES Board Meeting during the ACES Conference in Chicago on October 6, 2017. This is an extremely competitive award, and we at Marywood University are so proud that Dr. Behun’s hard work has earned him national recognition!
As an NBCC MFP-Y Fellow, Velez will receive funding and training to support her education and facilitate her service to underserved minority populations, with a specific focus on transition age youth (ages 16–25).