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It Takes A Village: Community Care for Autism

It Takes A Village: Community Care for Autism

The Importance of ‘You’ in University Admissions

The Importance of ‘You’ in University Admissions

Human Trafficking in Our Own Backyard: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Human Trafficking in Our Own Backyard: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Undergraduate Publications & Presentations

Undergraduate Publications & Presentations

Alliant Educational Foundation Announces $240,000 in Scholarships

Alliant Educational Foundation Announces $240,000 in Scholarships

January 31

Predictions for Elementary Education in 2018

Educators who keep on top of school trends will always find fresh material to engage their students and keep their skills up to date with what administrators want. So what’s on trend for elementary education in 2018? Here are our top predictions. More Project-Based Learning Project-based learning not only enhances learning, it builds soft skills including collaboration and emotional intelligence. Project-based learning initiatives combine traditional […]

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January 31

Use vs. Overuse: Balancing Tech in the Classroom

Technology is just as much a part of today’s world as reading, writing, and arithmetic. To advance in higher education and the job market, students must be able to leverage a set of digital skills along with traditional subject area knowledge. In keeping with these trends, teachers are tasked with integrating technology into their classrooms. Here are a few tips for balancing technology and regular […]

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January 30

The Business Side of Becoming a Marriage and Family Counselor

Marriage and family therapists (MFT) go into the profession because they want to help people. What many don’t realize is the amount of time they’ll need to spend on the business side of things. Explore the business side of becoming a marriage and family therapist counselor to be prepared for your new career. Getting a License To obtain their license, marriage and family therapists need […]

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January 22

Educators: Our Most Monumental Figures

Teachers and educators are monumental figures in our lives. Who among us can’t point to a teacher as a life-changing influence? Who among us can’t look to an educator who helped us become who but the life lessons that stick with us for the remainder of our lives that make teachers and educators some of the most impactful figures in our lives. As we prepare […]

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January 03

What to Consider When Choosing a Mental Health Specialty

  Choosing a Mental Health Specialty If you’re studying to become a mental health counselor, psychotherapist, or psychologist, at some point you’ll want to think about specialties. What is a mental health specialty? A mental health specialty is “a particular subject area” in which a provider practices. The specialty influences the education and training you receive, the kind of patients you see, the theories guiding […]

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December 21

Seasonal Depression: Combating the Holiday Blues

Joy. Cheer. Celebration. Carb-overload. Financial anxiety. Soul-crushing loneliness. The holidays mean different things to different people. While this season is a favorite for many, the sad reality is that millions of Americans suffer from seasonal depression. Seasonal depression, or seasonal affective disorder, is just what it sounds like— a mood disorder that causes symptoms of depression around the same time every year. There are several […]

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December 19

The Difference Between Teaching Elementary and High School Students

Kids will be kids, and that’s a fact. Teaching kids at the elementary or high school level is a challenge. That doesn’t mean, however, that you won’t find a teaching career to be the most fulfilling one you could possibly imagine. One of the best ways to keep the job exciting (and keep you sane) is to make sure you’re teaching the right age group. […]

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December 19

Top 5 Reasons to Get Your Masters in Clinical Counseling

If helping others and overcoming challenges appeal to you, then earning your Master’s in clinical counseling may be a smart move. Here are five compelling reasons to further your education in this growing field. 1. More Opportunities to Make a Difference The higher level of expertise you have in counseling, the more opportunities you’ll have to work directly with people in need and leave a […]

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December 15

Considering an Education in Clinical Counseling?

If you have an interest in mental health and wellness, you may like working as a clinical counselor. As of 2013, clinical counselors earned a median salary of $72,713. Explore a day in the life of a clinical counselor and the field’s educational requirements to learn more about this career path. What Do Clinical Counselors Do? Clinical counselors provide mental health counseling on the individual, […]

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