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  • Headshot of Kim Panelo Xue MA '10

    Broncos Rise: ECP Alum Kim Panelo Xue Brings Trauma Support Group Back to SCU for a Second Year

    ECP alum Kim Panelo Xue and her company Era Center just announced that Broncos Rise, an eight-week closed support group for SCU student survivors of assault, has been renewed for the 2023-2024 academic year.

  • Claudia Rodriguez-Mojica - Conscious Classrooms Review

    Associate Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Education, Claudia Rodriguez-Mojica, recently co-authored the book Conscious Classrooms with Allison Briceño. The book was reviewed on The California Reader.

  • Mike Valdez - Counseling Psychology

    Bridging the Tech Industry and Mental Health

    Mike Valdez, a first-generation Latinx counseling psychology student, is working towards blending the world of mental health with the tech industry.

  • Masters of Arts in Teaching and Teaching Credential

    Master of Arts in Teaching + Credential online

    Santa Clara University Offers New Online MA in Teaching + Credential

    In response to the growing demand for flexible teacher-education programs, Santa Clara University’s School of Education and Counseling Psychology (ECP) is bringing its Teacher Education programs online, offering a Master of Arts and teaching credential for public, private, and Catholic school teachers. Aligning with the commitment to prepare educators dedicated to ensuring all learners are supported in the classroom, this program is the first online offering from the School of Education and Counseling Psychology.

  • Leverage Grant

    Marco Bravo, PhD, is Transforming the Future of Bilingualism in STEM for Educators

    $2.7M Grant to Support Project Leverage

    Santa Clara University professor and associate dean of the School of Education and Counseling Psychology Marco Bravo has received a $2.7 million grant from the National Professional Development Program of the Department of Education to fund “Project Leverage.”

  • Sherry Wang & Ling Lam - Counseling Psychology

    AAPI, Mental Health, and You — How to Get Involved

    May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month and Mental Health Awareness Month. This month celebrates and highlights the intersection of two topics that are so important to our community and the broader community that our students and graduates serve every day. Counseling psychology faculty, Sherry Wang, Ph.D., and Ling Lam, Ph.D., offer a few resources to support the AAPI community and raise awareness about mental health.

  • Kathy Sun - Teacher Education

    SCU Receives $3 Million NSF Grant for STEM Teachers

    To help support the development of high-quality mathematics teaching in high-need schools, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $3 million grant to Santa Clara University to pay for 20 future math teachers to earn both a master’s degree and teaching credential, while learning cutting-edge approaches to teaching math.

  • Tanesha Cartwright ’18, M.F.T. ’23

    Forging a Path, Reflecting Community

    Searching for a therapist that would get it led former hairstylist Tanesha Cartwright ’18, M.F.T ’23 to change everything—and return to SCU.

  • Michelle Nguyen

    Michelle U. Nguyen Endowed Scholarship

    Gift for mental health in the Vietnamese community

    ECP alumna and advisory board member, Michelle Nguyen, has made a generous gift to support student scholarships.

  • Dale Larson HS 2019

    Dale Larson - Counseling Psychology

    In Conversation About Teen Mental Health, Emotional Healing, and Resilience

    SCU professor of counseling pscyhology professor Dale Larson speaks with Digging Deep Founder, Sheri Sobrato about the the importance of mental health as well as what parents, teachers, and professionals can do to work with teenagers and young adults to guide emotional well being and resilience. 

  • SCU Seal Red

    Santa Clara University Launches EdD in Social Justice Leadership

    An inaugural cohort of 20 students will begin the three-year degree program in September 2021.

  • Sherry Wang - Counseling Psychology

    Sherry Wang discusses racial trauma on ABC news

    Sherry Wang discusses layers of racial trauma experienced by Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Community

  • Sobrato-Brisson Endowed Chair

    The SECP Receives Leadership Gift from Sobrato-Brisson Family

    ECP alumna Sheri Sobrato Brisson MA ’94, and Eric Brisson have made a generous gift to the School of Education and Counseling Psychology for the establishment of the largest endowed chair in the history of Santa Clara University. In addition to the creation of the endowed chair in child and adolescent mental health, the gift provides funding to support research, a new specialization in child and adolescent mental health, community outreach, and thought leadership programming related to this critical area.

  • Faculty-Kathy Stoer

    Kathy Stoehr - Teacher Education

    Teacher Shortage and Supporting Educators

    Kathy Stoehr shares her perspective and expertise on overcoming the teacher shortage facing our nation and ways to support educators

  • Liam Ling HS 2017

    Ling Lam - Counseling Psychology

    The Power of Feeling Safe - TEDx

    SCU Counseling Psychology faculty member presents at TEDx Belmont Shore on the Power of Feeling Safe: How Kindness Restores Resilience. Polyvagal Theory is the science of feeling safe.

  • Sherry Wang, PhD - Counseling Psychology

    How to Contain the Virus of Racism During Coronavirus Outbreak

    Being Asian in the midst of coronavirus means being scared for our health while simultaneously facing unpredictable racism and xenophobia. So, how do we cope? Assistant Professor Sherry Wang offers strategies in an op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle.

  • Dale Larson HS 2019

    Dale Larson - Counseling Psychology

    Helping SCU Students Cope During COVID-19

    A campus expert offers insights into emotional wellness, resilience.

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    Shauna Shapiro - Counseling Psychology

    Shauna Shapiro published in Harvard Business Review

    Professor Shapiro and colleagues' recent publication in the Harvard Business Review on the impact of mindfulness on creativity, innovation and problem solving in engineers

  • Dale Larson HS 2017

    Dale Larson - Counseling Psychology

    Dale Larson honored by the National Hospice Foundation

    The National Hospice Foundation recognized Dale Larson, Ph.D. as “… one bold innovator who forged ahead in the face of conventional wisdom for a vision of a world where everyone facing serious illness, death, and grief will experience the best that humankind can offer.”

  • Marco Claudia Grant for Web

    Marco Bravo and Claudia Rodriguez-Mojica - Teacher Education

    $2.3 Million Grant from the U.S. Department of Education

    Marco Bravo, Ph.D. and Claudia Rodriguez-Mojica, Ph.D. have secured a $2.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to enhance teacher preparation for dual language environments.

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