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Counseling faculty member & student contribute to suicide-prevention news article

A Counselor Education faculty member and student contributed to a recent suicide-prevention article in the Portland Press Herald.
Alexander Katopis, Counselor Education faculty member and Field Placement Coordinator

Welcoming our new Field Placement Coordinator

This Fall, we welcomed a new faculty member and Field Placement Coordinator: Alexander Katopis, LCPC, CADC, NCC, MHRT-C. With a faculty member dedicated to coordinating internship placements, we are able to ensure a smooth pathway for students planning to enter the field.
USM Update filming Sept 2018

'The USM Update,' Sept. 4, 2018

This season of "The USM Update," we are highlighting the many ways in which the University of Southern Maine is preparing today's students for tomorrow's careers through a number of career development initiatives targeted at filling the skill gaps in Maine's workforce.
Charlie Bernacchio

Bernacchio co-authors column on suicide in Portland Press Herald

With greater understand, fewer people would commit suicide, Associate Professor Charles Bernacchio and two co-authors in a just published column in the Portland Press Herald.
Tara Howe Convocation Scholar

Convocation Scholar Tara Howe

Congratulations to the 2017 Convocation Scholar!
Tara Howe Transition Presentation

Rehabilitation Counseling Student Presents at National Institute

Tara Howe, a rehabilitation counseling student presented at the national Capacity Building Institute in Denver, Co in May, 2018.
Liz and Toni

Rehabilitation Counseling Students Present at National Conference

Two graduate students in the Rehabilitation Counseling program, presented at a national conference in Washington DC
Southworth Lab Dedication

Dedication of the Robert S. Southworth Counseling Suite

On Saturday, July 9th at 2 PM the dedication ceremony of our Robert S. Southworth Lab Suite was held in 301 Bailey Hall, Gorham.
Joe and Dorice Presenting

USM students looking for healing for Maine's First Nation population

Despite hundreds of years of hostility and neglect towards Maine's First Nation people, a pair of USM graduate students find reason for hope and healing.

USM Graduate Student Dorice Timko Awarded NBCC Scholarship

Dorice Timko, a graduate student in the rehabilitation counseling program at USM, received a National Board of Certified Counselors Foundation scholarship.