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Adler's Counselor Education and Counseling Department Honored with the Leo G. Bent Award 12.19.14
Adler's Counselor Education and Counseling Department Honored with the Leo G. Bent Award
12.19.14

The Illinois Counseling Association has honored Adler University’s Department of Counselor Education and Counseling in Chicago with the 2014 Leo G. Bent Outstanding Professional Counseling Award. The recognition is for an outstanding professional counseling program that demonstrates evidence of commitment and exemplary practices.

“Our program focuses on multicultural competency and collaborative, interdisciplinary learning—all under a unified mission of training practitioners committed to social justice,” said Tsui-Yee Chow, Ed.D., Chair, Department of Counselor Education and Counseling. “We are honored to receive this recognition.”

Adler offers its master’s degrees in counseling with four specializations: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, Sport and Health Psychology, and Forensic Psychology. The program's innovative and exemplary curriculum includes its Community Service Practicum, which gives students first-hand experience in community engagement on social justice issues within diverse populations.

About Adler University

Adler University educates students to engage the world and create a more just society. Established in 1952, it enrolls more than 1,400 students in master’s and doctoral programs for social change through its campuses in downtown Chicago and Vancouver, as well as an Online Campus. Adler University’s mission is to continue the pioneering work of Alfred Adler, the first community psychologist, by graduating socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities and advancing social justice.

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