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    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

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      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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