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Ryan Liberati

News Around Webster: Zhang on China, Woolf-Hulsizer chapter, Ibroscheva on Merkel, Liberati president

June 15, 2018

Dongling Zhang co-organized an academic conference, “Confronting predicament: The mentality and patterns of behavior of Chinese intellectuals in the second millennium,” in Hong Kong. ... Elza Ibroscheva presented in New York on feminism and Angela Merkel. ... Linda Woolf and Michael Hulsizer have published a chapter, "Peace psychology: A gateway and path to culture and diversity." ... Ryan Liberati has been re-elected president of the Illinois College Counseling Association.

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The two-day event featured keynotes, panels and workshops on a variety of trauma and therapy topics.

Webster Geneva Hosts International Conference on Trauma

June 14, 2018

Webster University's Geneva campus hosted a two-day international conference on trauma with a wide range of experts, researchers, practitioners and general participants interested in understanding and alleviating human suffering. Speakers, panelists and workshops covered such topics as collective trauma, anger and revenge, trauma and imagination, trauma from war, displacement or gender-based violence, and more.

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Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, Vol. 21, Issue 4

News Around Webster: Stehn, Hwang, Cuille, Dozer, Weeks

March 28, 2018

Molly Stehn presented at an ACA conference on using dialectical behavior therapy within the counselor-client relationship. ... Lionel Cuille co-edited an issue of Contemporary French and Francophone Studies. ... Sheila Hwang presented on Jane Austen at an 18th century studies conference. ... Edythe Weeks contributed to a white paper in the "Contested Space Operations: A Strategic Multilayer Assessment" joint project. ... Brian Dozer was named Irvine Chamber Member of the Month.

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Counseling students Mareayna Caine, Ayana Jackson, Jehan Ganachaud, Calin Sterling, Heidi Payton and Kristen Darr

Students Advocate for Professional Counseling Field in State Capital

March 20, 2018

Students in the Master of Arts in Counseling program participated in the 2018 Student Legislative Day in Jefferson City, Missouri. Each year the Missouri Mental Health Counselors Association gathers faculty and students to advocate for the field of professional counseling in the state of Missouri. This year students spoke with state senators and representatives about House Bill HB2205, which relates to their field.

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Jameca Woody-Falconer, counseling psychologist and adjunct faculty member

Falconer Receives Fulbright for Suicide Prevention in Kazakhstan

March 02, 2018

Webster University adjunct faculty member Jameca Woody Falconer has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to work with the Dariyana Foundation in Kazakhstan this spring. She will address suicide prevention for psychologists, psychoanalysts, mental health professionals, parents and others. Falconer is a counseling psychologist and faculty member in the School of Education's Applied Educational Psychology/School Psychology program. She is also a co-leader of the Institute for Applied Educational Psychology and Intercultural Research.

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Molly Stehn

News Around Webster: Stehn on 'Frozen'; Brown on dating violence; History, IR students present on gender

February 20, 2018

Molly Stehn was published in The Journal of Creativity in Mental Health. ... La Vera Brown presented on teen dating violence and received a leadership award at the North Carolina Counselor Association. ... Vienna international relations grad students Krista Price and Julia Zimmerman presented at the Vienna UN Conference on Gender Equality. ... History student Katie Lade will present in Birmingham at the conference on Bystanders And Complicity In Nazi Germany And The Jim Crow South.

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Webster faculty in the news

In the News: Page, Woolf on school shootings; Ibroscheva on #metoo; Reddy on 'smart' gyms

February 19, 2018

Webster's Florida State counseling program director Kristin Page was interviewed by multiple local news outlets about how to respond to tragedies like last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida. ... Linda Woolf's article on the topic was one of Psychology Today's "Essential Reads" on Thursday. ... Exercise Science director Dave Reddy was in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on the evolution of "smart" gyms. ... Elza Ibroscheva was quoted in Footwear News article about how the #MeToo movement challenges the marketing industry to diverge from "sex sells" policies.

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Lisa Brunette

News Around Webster: Hellinger's Fulbright, Brunette's 'Love Story,' Wilkinson and Marshall Keynotes

February 05, 2018

Daniel Hellinger has received a Fulbright Award and will teach and deliver public lectures at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in spring 2019. ... Lisa Brunette's latest game project was a new challenge: A Love Story, in 27 Characters or Less. She incorporated the concept in her game design course this term. ... Webster Lakeland, Florida, adjunct faculty members Berney Wilkinson and Richard Marshall will be keynote speakers at the International Conference on Psychology, Counseling, and Education in the Philippines.

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News around Webster

News Around Webster: Liberati, Chakaryan, Elstner, Carter, Rosen

January 18, 2018

Amanda Rosen published an article in PS: Political Science and Politics, on her "Best Breakfast in Town" research methods project. ... Ryan Liberati and Hasmik Chakaryan published "Significance of Training for LGBTQ Intimate Partner Violence Victim Counselors" in the Alabama Counseling Association Journal. ... Jeffrey Carter was honored as "Best Musical Director" in the theatre awards by Post-Dispatch critic Judy Newmark. ... Percussion instructor Erin Elstner is a new "Zildjian Artist."

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Counseling Students Receive National Minority Fellowships

July 26, 2017

Two Webster University counseling students at the Myrtle Beach campus location have been awarded fellowships in the National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation 2017 Minority Fellowship Program. Each will receive up to $11,000 in scholarship funding, thanks to their knowledge of and experience with racially and ethnically diverse populations.

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Celebrating 20 years teaching at Webster

Making a Difference: Rolla marks Counseling faculty 20-year anniversaries

July 26, 2017

The Rolla campus recently celebrated two adjunct faculty members who marked 20 years teaching in the Counseling program at Webster University. "I treasure the interactions with students," said David Duncan. "Working with Webster is one of the greatest experiences of my life," said Ben Shriver, a 2010 Staff Member of the Year. Both have long histories working in mental health services in the area, experiences they bring to the classroom.

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punch for purple

Punch for Purple: Myrtle Beach campus holds domestic violence fundraiser event

June 20, 2017

The Counseling department at Webster University’s Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, recently partnered with local businesses to raise awareness and advocate for those impacted by domestic violence at the event Punch for Purple, held at Title Boxing Club Myrtle Beach. Guests enjoyed complimentary chair massages and a 30-minute boxing technique class, along with a 50-50 raffle. Items and donations were collected for the local domestic violence shelter. The event was organized by faculty member Thommi Lawson. "As a counselor educator, we encourage our students to advocate for our clients, and I believe we must practice what we preach," said Lawson.

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Webster's winning team (left to right): La Vera C. Brown, Tamara McCaffity, Jacqueline McMillian, Andrea Gillespie John McIntyre

Webster Counseling Students at Myrtle Beach Win ACA Student Ethics Competition

February 14, 2017

A team of counseling graduate students from Webster University's Myrtle Beach campus location have won the nationwide 2016-2017 Graduate Student Ethics Competition sponsored by the American Counseling Association. Students Andrea Gillespie, Tamara McCaffity, John McIntyre and Jacqueline McMillian were encouraged to enter the competition by faculty advisor La Vera Brown.

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Webster experts in the news

In the News: Stroble on STEM in St. Louis, Orlando opening; Page on grief; Hayes on plagiarism

August 05, 2016

President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble was quoted in a St. Louis Business Journal article about the growing need for STEM-educated graduates in the St. Louis region, and in an Orlando Business Journal about Webster's campus downtown. Orlando faculty member Kristin Page discussed the counseling effort to help Orlando recover from a mass shooting. Sister Jan Hayes appeared on Fox2 to discuss plagiarism allegations at the GOP convention.

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Thomas is in Webster Groves on a Faculty Mobility Award.

Thomas in Webster Groves for Spring 2 via Faculty Mobility Award

March 07, 2016

The Department of Professional Counseling welcomes Ros Thomas, associate professor and head of Psychology, Sociology and Counseling Programs at Webster‐Geneva, to the Webster Groves campus for Spring 2 as part of a Faculty Mobility Award. Thomas, who joined Webster in 2991, has led these programs in Geneva since 2007.

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