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The counseling program at Radford University offers a unique blend of courses designed to provide the skills and knowledge necessary for becoming a knowledgeable, thoughtful, skillful and caring counselor. The program is intensely clinical and involves significant student engagement in situated learning or clinical practice.
We offer graduate education leading to the Master of Science (M.S.) degree for students interested in becoming professional counselors and working in elementary, middle and secondary schools, colleges and universities, community counseling centers, hospitals, agencies or clinics.
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I chose the counseling program at Radford University because of its welcoming and supportive faculty and its CACREP accreditation. I am grateful for the number of experiences the program has afforded me, including to be able to study what I love and establish quality connections with faculty, staff and my peers."
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News & Announcements
The Virginia Counselors Association (VCA) held its annual conference in Norfolk, VA November 8-10, 2018. The theme of the conference was Counseling and Advocating in Our Communities
The annual Virginia Association for Counselor Education and Supervision 2018 Graduate Student Conference was held on the campus of Liberty University February 17, 2018.
Counselor Education professor Alan Forrest and an alumni of the program, Kate Buchanan, M.S., presented a one-day Suicide Awareness, Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention Workshop for Educators.
Dr. Alan Forrest presented a pre-conference workshop on “Mindfulness for Counselors” at the American Counseling Association national conference.
Mindfulness teachers presented a poster session at The Mind & Life Institute’s International Symposium for Contemplative Studies (ISCS) conference.
Dr. Keith Davis and Dr. Samantha Blevins presented at the Association for Authentic, Experiential, and Evidence-Based Learning conference.