Associate Professor of Counseling, Dr. Mark Scholl, was chosen to receive the National Career Development Association’s 2018 Diversity Initiative Award. The National Career Development Association is the recognized leader in developing standards for the career development profession. It is also a founding division of the American Counseling Association. The Diversity Initiative Award recognizes individuals who […]
Professor of Counseling, Dr. Sam Gladding, published a new textbook with Pearson, Family Therapy: History, Theory, and Practice. In the 7th edition, Dr. Gladding covers all aspects of working with couples and families. His text is grounded in evidence-based practice and the theoretical background of marriage and family therapy. Dr. Gladding provides information on functioning […]
Dr. David Johnson, Assistant Professor of Counseling, was named an Emerging Leader of the Association for Humanistic Counseling for the 2018-2019 academic year. His year-long term will begin in July 2018, over the course of which he will provide a minimum of 50 service hours to the AHC, participate in the annual conference, and collaborate […]
Denise Whetstone, an online student in our part-time Master’s of Counseling program, received an Honorable Mention in the Tomorrow’s Counselors Essay Competition sponsored by the American Counseling Association Foundation! She competed against both master’s and doctoral students from other accredited programs across the country, and was one of only 10 Honorable Mention recipients. As part of […]
Thank you for your interest in Wake Forest University’s Special Topics in Counseling courses! These online courses may be used as continuing education, elective, or transfer credit only. All courses require a minimum of advanced graduate standing and permission of the instructor. Prior to completing your application to the University, please contact the professor to […]
Mrs. Heidi Robinson, left. Dr. Carla Emerson, right. The Department of Counseling’s Mrs. Heidi Robinson and Dr. Carla Emerson are two of the newest recipients of Wake Forest University’s ACE Fellowship Program. The Academic and Community Engagement (ACE) Fellowship Program, in partnership with the Institute for Public Engagement, the Teaching and Learning Center, and the Dean […]
The Department of Counseling is celebrating our 10th anniversary of becoming a free standing department! The Counseling program at Wake Forest University has actually been in existence since 1968, so we are older than we look! However, we were part of the Education department until 2003. As we grew in size and […]
Fifteen 2nd year students graduated with their Master of Arts in Counseling on May 20, 2013. Caleb Pusey, a dual-degree student, also received his Master of Divinity. CONGRATULATIONS to all our graduating students!
Options in the World of Work How job shadowing builds confidence and competence When Rahel Tafese spent a day shadowing a sales representative for a company called BioRx, she learned a lot about treatments for immune deficiency, but more importantly, she made connections that will help her as she figures out what path she will […]
The College to Career courses and partnership between the Department of Counseling and the Office of Personal and Career Development at Wake Forest University were highlighted in a March 2013 article in AAC&U News entitled, “A Holistic Approach to Personal and Career Development at Wake Forest University.” Read the full article here.