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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 the Adler School of Professional Psychology

The Adler School of Professional Psychology has provided quality education through a scholar/practitioner model for 60 years. Its mission is to continue the pioneering work of Alfred Adler by graduating socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities, and advancing social justice. The Adler School enrolls more than 1,200 students in doctoral and master’s degree programs and offerings at its campuses in Chicago, Illinois, and Vancouver, British Columbia, and through Adler Online. 

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