Clinical Mental Health Counseling Professor Shares Valuable Insights

Clinical Mental Health Counseling professor Dr. Oliver Morgan shares insights into the ways neuroscience has shaped his view of and recovery.  He offers practical applications of this learning, including trauma and attachment sensitive approaches and various evidence-based interventions that address family and community involvement in the treatment and recovery process.

Check out the podcast below:

EP153: Contemporary Thoughts on Addiction and Recovery – A Conversation with Dr. Oliver Morgan on How Learning Neuroscience has Influenced his Teaching and Practice 


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Alumni Spotlight: Bre Betarie ’17, G’19, Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Previously a dedicated intern and graduate assistant in the Center for Career Development, Bre has a demonstrated history of experience preparing students of all majors and experience levels for success. Throughout her time at Scranton, Bre worked in various settings such as The Leahy Clinic, The Jesuit Center, The Cross Cultural Center, and most extensively, The Center for Career Development.

Bre’s career development journey started as an undergraduate intern working under Frank Gilmartin. As a graduate student, Bre continued her time in the Career Center as the office graduate assistant, working primarily under Cheryl Collarini. In conjunction to this role, Bre also worked as a full-time graduate career coaching intern under Chris Whitney, where she built relationships with and provided coaching to Scranton students/alumni from various years, majors, disciplines and interest areas.

Presently, Bre is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), working diligently to assist students with their identified career endeavors and goals as a career advisor at East Stroudsburg University. Bre recommends that students become active participants in their own education starting by filling free time with experiences that provide opportunities for growth and development. Most importantly, she encourage students reflect upon their experiences and learn to truly appreciate them and express gratitude for them. #JesuitEducated #RoyalCareers


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Counseling Alumna Works toward Affordable Healthcare for All

Melissa Loughney, an alumna of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, is working to make healthcare affordable to all who need it.

“Mental health care is essential,” Loughney said. Find out what she is doing to help provide care to those with less or no insurance!

Click here to read the entire article in The Times Tribune!

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Let our Counseling Program Open Your Eyes

What makes our Counseling programs stand out?

Excellence in academic and professional competencies. Jesuit values. Successful outcomes.

You’ll find all of this – and more – when you choose The University of Scranton for your Master of Science in counseling degree. Our dedicated faculty will work alongside you as you pursue a higher level of education through our nationally accredited programs.

 

 

 

 

 

  • Offers 3 distinct, nationally accredited master’s degree programs: Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling and School Counseling.
  • Tuition cost among most competitive in PA at just $757/credit.
  • Average full-time employment rate is 97%.
  • S. Department of Labor projects faster than average employment growth through at least 2020.
  • Students consistently exceed the national average score on qualifying counselor examinations.


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Alumni Spotlight: Joe Schifano – Rehabilitation Counseling

Joe graduated from The University of Scranton in 2007 with his M.S. in rehabilitation counseling. Post-graduation, he went on to earn a CRC (Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Credential), which is the nationally recognized credential for the field of rehabilitation counseling. While attending The U, Joe worked as a Graduate Assistant for Dr. Lori Bruch. Joe interned for the Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation which is the Vocational Rehabilitation Program for the state of New York aimed at assisting individuals with disabilities to find and maintain employment. Joe was hired by ACCES – VR after his internship and worked out of the field office in Gloversville, New York from the summer of 2007 through March of 2015. While there, he met with 11th and 12th grade students, determining eligibility and coordinating Individual Plans for Employment. He also authorized and funded services to help clients locate, find, and maintain employment within their communities. Joe transferred from the Gloversville office in 2015 to ACCES- VR in Binghamton, NY. Joe presently serves eight high schools in the Binghamton area and resides in New Milford, PA.


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