Welcome!

News Feed Item

Walden University Faculty Present at American Counseling Association Conference & Expo

Dr. Brande Flamez will receive ACA's Kitty Cole Human Rights Award

MINNEAPOLIS, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven faculty members from Walden University's School of Counseling will present their research and best practices at the American Counseling Association's (ACA) 2014 Conference & Expo March 27–30 in Honolulu. The annual event brings together professional counselors from various practice settings for networking and career development.

Walden University logo

Walden faculty member Dr. Brande Flamez will be honored at this year's conference for her work in the counseling profession. Dr. Flamez, LPC, NCC, a faculty member in the CACREP-accredited Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision program, will receive the Kitty Cole Human Rights Award, which honors an ACA member who has made significant contributions in one or more areas of the broad spectrum of human rights.

"The ACA conference is an opportunity for counseling professionals to gather and discuss the key needs of counselors today and how to address them," said Dr. Savitri Dixon-Saxon, associate dean of the School of Counseling. "It is an honor to have our faculty recognized as award winners and be selected to present to their peers on a wide range of topics that affect members of our community."

The faculty members who will present at this year's conference, and their presentations, are:

  • Dr. Matt Buckley and Dr. Jason King, "Demystifying the DSM-5 Diagnostic Process"
  • Dr. David Capuzzi, "The Sixth Edition of Youth at Risk: A Prevention Resource for Counselors, Teachers, and Parents"
  • Dr. Brande Flamez, "Family Counseling Education in Developing and Emerging Countries" and "Celiac Disease: Psychological, Developmental, and Family Counseling Issues"
  • Dr. Laura Haddock, Dr. David Capuzzi, Dr. Mark Stauffer, and Dr. Colleen Logan, "Youth at Risk"
  • Dr. Ryan Holliman, "Playing for Academic Success: Exploring the Impact of School Based Play Therapy with Academic Achievement"
  • Dr. Colleen Logan, "LGBTQ Parenting and Custody Disputes: What Counselors Need to Know," "Youth at Risk," and an Ignite! session
  • Dr. Ruth Moore, "LGBTQ Parenting and Custody Disputes: What Counselors Need to Know" and "Healing From Separation: A Humanistic Approach"
  • Dr. Michelle Perepiczka, "From Free Play and Self-Empathy to Wellness" and "Show Off What You're Doing, Identify What You Want to Start Doing"
  • Dr. Nina Spadaro, "Yoga and Tai Chi Self-Care for Counselors: Mood Enhancement, Connection and Listening"

Dr. Jason King, faculty member in the CACREP-accredited M.S. in Mental Health Counseling program, also will be honored as the distinguished invited speaker on the CSI Leadership Panel by Chi Sigma Iota, the international honor society of professional counseling.

Walden University's School of Counseling 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.

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 50,000 students from all 50 states and more than 150 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 75 campus-based and online universities in 30 countries.

Walden offers more than 80 degree programs with more than 370 specializations and concentrations. Areas of study include health sciences, counseling, human services, management, psychology, social work, 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.ncahlc.org.

Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110920/MM71012-b

SOURCE Walden University

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
"This week we're really focusing on scalability, asset preservation and how do you back up to the cloud and in the cloud with object storage, which is really a new way of attacking dealing with your file, your blocked data, where you put it and how you access it," stated Jeff Greenwald, Senior Director of Market Development at HGST, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
When it comes to cloud computing, the ability to turn massive amounts of compute cores on and off on demand sounds attractive to IT staff, who need to manage peaks and valleys in user activity. With cloud bursting, the majority of the data can stay on premises while tapping into compute from public cloud providers, reducing risk and minimizing need to move large files. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Scott Jeschonek, Director of Product Management at Avere Systems, discussed the IT and busin...
Keeping pace with advancements in software delivery processes and tooling is taxing even for the most proficient organizations. Point tools, platforms, open source and the increasing adoption of private and public cloud services requires strong engineering rigor – all in the face of developer demands to use the tools of choice. As Agile has settled in as a mainstream practice, now DevOps has emerged as the next wave to improve software delivery speed and output. To make DevOps work, organization...
"We formed Formation several years ago to really address the need for bring complete modernization and software-defined storage to the more classic private cloud marketplace," stated Mark Lewis, Chairman and CEO of Formation Data Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
There will be new vendors providing applications, middleware, and connected devices to support the thriving IoT ecosystem. This essentially means that electronic device manufacturers will also be in the software business. Many will be new to building embedded software or robust software. This creates an increased importance on software quality, particularly within the Industrial Internet of Things where business-critical applications are becoming dependent on products controlled by software. Qua...
SYS-CON Events has announced today that Roger Strukhoff has been named conference chair of Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo 2016 Silicon Valley. The 19th Cloud Expo and 6th @ThingsExpo will take place on November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. "The Internet of Things brings trillions of dollars of opportunity to developers and enterprise IT, no matter how you measure it," stated Roger Strukhoff. "More importantly, it leverages the power of devices and the Interne...
"There's a growing demand from users for things to be faster. When you think about all the transactions or interactions users will have with your product and everything that is between those transactions and interactions - what drives us at Catchpoint Systems is the idea to measure that and to analyze it," explained Leo Vasiliou, Director of Web Performance Engineering at Catchpoint Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York Ci...
Predictive analytics tools monitor, report, and troubleshoot in order to make proactive decisions about the health, performance, and utilization of storage. Most enterprises combine cloud and on-premise storage, resulting in blended environments of physical, virtual, cloud, and other platforms, which justifies more sophisticated storage analytics. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Peter McCallum, Vice President of Datacenter Solutions at FalconStor, discussed using predictive analytics to mon...
Redis is not only the fastest database, but it is the most popular among the new wave of databases running in containers. Redis speeds up just about every data interaction between your users or operational systems. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Dave Nielsen, Developer Advocate, Redis Labs, will share the functions and data structures used to solve everyday use cases that are driving Redis' popularity.
Most organizations prioritize data security only after their data has already been compromised. Proactive prevention is important, but how can you accomplish that on a small budget? Learn how the cloud, combined with a defense and in-depth approach, creates efficiencies by transferring and assigning risk. Security requires a multi-defense approach, and an in-house team may only be able to cherry pick from the essential components. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Vlad Friedman, CEO/Founder o...
"We host and fully manage cloud data services, whether we store, the data, move the data, or run analytics on the data," stated Kamal Shannak, Senior Development Manager, Cloud Data Services, IBM, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
With the proliferation of both SQL and NoSQL databases, organizations can now target specific fit-for-purpose database tools for their different application needs regarding scalability, ease of use, ACID support, etc. Platform as a Service offerings make this even easier now, enabling developers to roll out their own database infrastructure in minutes with minimal management overhead. However, this same amount of flexibility also comes with the challenges of picking the right tool, on the right ...
As organizations shift towards IT-as-a-service models, the need for managing and protecting data residing across physical, virtual, and now cloud environments grows with it. Commvault can ensure protection, access and E-Discovery of your data – whether in a private cloud, a Service Provider delivered public cloud, or a hybrid cloud environment – across the heterogeneous enterprise. In his general session at 18th Cloud Expo, Randy De Meno, Chief Technologist - Windows Products and Microsoft Part...
The Internet of Things will challenge the status quo of how IT and development organizations operate. Or will it? Certainly the fog layer of IoT requires special insights about data ontology, security and transactional integrity. But the developmental challenges are the same: People, Process and Platform. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Craig Sproule, CEO of Metavine, demonstrated how to move beyond today's coding paradigm and shared the must-have mindsets for removing complexity from the develo...
SYS-CON Events announced today that MangoApps will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. MangoApps provides modern company intranets and team collaboration software, allowing workers to stay connected and productive from anywhere in the world and from any device.