Dr. Heather Hudson, an Assistant Professor in the UCA Department of Health Sciences, has received an outstanding national honor. She has been chosen as “One Of The Top 30 Health Educators Under 30” by the national professional organization, the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE).
In honor of mental health awareness week, the UCA chapter of ArMHCA (Arkansas Mental Health Counseling Association) is hosting an event, Tuesday October 7th, 2014 during X-period in Ida Waldron Auditorium. The title is Equality For All: Removing the Stigma of Mental Illness. Speakers are Angie Bowen- LPC, President of Arkansas Mental Health Counseling Association and Annette Woodruff- LCSW, C-ASWCM, Former President of Arkansas Social Workers Association.
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Clinical Instructor Natalie Benafield, AuD, CCC-A, has been elected by her peers as ASHA’s incoming Audiology Advisory Council Vice Chair.
ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 173,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language and hearing scientists, support personnel, and students. ASHA governance includes two bodies that report to the Board of Directors, the Audiology Advisory Council and the Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Council.
The councils are charged with identifying, discussing and ranking issues of concern to members and advising the Board of Directors on issues for consideration as the Association engages in strategic or forward thinking. Each advisory council is comprised of 54 members — one from each state, the District of Columbia, International constituency, U.S. Territories and NSSLHA. Members of the Advisory Councils are elected by ASHA members in their state and profession and each Advisory Council elects a Chair and Vice-Chair to serve a yearly term.
Kendra Anderson, a Counseling Psychology doctoral student, will be awarded Honorable Mention for the Outstanding Student Award from Division 18 (Psychologists in Public Service) of the American Psychological Association. Anderson was selected from among doctoral students from all over the country, and this award speaks highly of Ms. Anderson and the UCA doctoral program.