Minneapolis—April 24, 2012—Faculty members from Walden University’s School of Counseling and Social Service presented their research and best practices at the American Counseling Association’s (ACA) 2012 Conference & Exposition, held March 21–25 in San Francisco. The annual event brings together professional counselors from various practice settings to network and learn.
Thirteen faculty members from the School of Counseling and Social Service presented at this year’s conference:
In addition, several Walden faculty members were honored at this year’s conference for their work in the counseling profession. Dr. Brandé Flamez, PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision program, received the ACA’s Gilbert and Kathleen Wrenn Award for a Humanitarian and Caring Person and was recognized for her selfless contributions to the profession. She also was honored by The Association for Humanistic Counseling, one of the original divisions of the ACA, and received the Humanistic Advocacy and Social Justice Award. The Association for Humanistic Counseling also recognized two other Walden faculty members:
Walden University’s School of Counseling and Social Service in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences enables students to gain scholarly and professional experience to promote positive social change. The school’s programs prepare professionals with the skills they need to advance in a broad range of settings that include mental health centers, social service agencies, research institutes and universities. For more information about Walden’s counseling programs, visit www.WaldenU.edu/counseling.
For more information about Walden’s ACA faculty member presentations, visit http://www.counseling.org/Convention/2012/PG2012%E2%80%93FA.pdf.
About Walden University
For more than 40 years, Walden University has supported working professionals in achieving their academic goals and making a greater impact in their professions and their communities. Today, more than 48,500 students from all 50 states and more than 140 countries are pursuing their bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees online at Walden. The university provides students with an engaging educational experience that connects them with expert faculty and peers around the world. Walden is the flagship online university in the Laureate International Universities network—a global network of more than 55 campus-based and online universities in 28 countries.
Walden offers more than 65 degree programs with more than 330 specializations and concentrations. Areas of study include health sciences, counseling, human services, management, psychology, education, public health, nursing, public administration and information technology. For more information, visit www.WaldenU.edu. Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.hlcommission.org.