Counseling Education Professors Win Presidencies
Two of the College of Education Counselor Education faculty have been elected to presidencies in professional organizations.
Dr. Loretta Bradley
Dr. Loretta Bradley, Counselor Education, who recently received the 2012 Leadership Award from the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, has been named president of this influential organization.
Her term will begin July 1. IAMFC is a national/international association which promotes excellence in the practice of couples and family counseling. IAMFC embraces a multicultural counseling and advocacy counseling approach in its support for the worth, dignity, potential, and uniqueness of the couples and its families that its members serve. Worldwide in influence, IAMFC is an association that establishes the practice standards and the professional identity for counselors serving families and couples. Through its focus on research, it provides cutting-edge research findings to its members.
IAMFC is an organization that promotes excellence in the practice of couples and family counseling by creating and disseminating first-class publications and media products, providing a forum for exploration of family-related issues, involving a diverse group of dedicated professionals in our activities, and emphasizing collaborative efforts. IAMFC is a division of the American Counseling Association (ACA), which embraces a multicultural approach in support of the worth, dignity, potential, and uniqueness of the families they serve.
Our congratulations to Dr. Loretta Bradley, Paul Whitfield Horn Professor & Coordinator of Counselor Education.
Dr. Bret Hendricks
Dr. Bret Hendricks, also in Counselor Education, received good news recently too. He is President-Elect of the Texas Counseling Association (TCA). He will be assuming the office on July 1, 2012.
TCA, which has over 6,700 members, is the premier organization for professional counselors in Texas, and the largest state counseling organization in the United States. TCA has 12 specialty divisions and represents counselors in all settings, including schools, community agencies, colleges and universities, and private practice. Additionally, TCA is at the forefront of advocacy and works closely with the Texas State Board of Education and the Texas Board of Professional Counselors.
Congratulations, Dr. Hendricks.
We thank our colleagues for putting us in the international, national, and state spotlights.