Past Grant Recipients

Recipients by Year

2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016| 2017 | 2018

2013 Grant Awards


Melanie E. Rawlins Research Grant











Mi-Hee Jeon
“Exploration of Using Expressive Arts in Supervision and It’s Perceived Influence on                           Professional Development for Master’s Students in Practicum”

Deanne Mesquita
“The Relationship Between Shame, Psychological Abuse, and Level of Wellness: Implications for Strength Based 
Treatment in Higher Education Setting”



Merlin W. Schultz Professional Development Grant













Deanne Mesquita 
Attended: Emotional Focused Therapy Training

Jennifer Burris
 Attended and Certification: EAGALA Training


Stepien Dominica
 Attended: Acceptance and Commitment Workshop


West Central Illinois Professional Counselors Association Chapter
Hosted: Eating Disorders Workshop





Jessica Dyrek 
Attended: Leadership Academy


Chantelle Peterson 
Attended: Leadership Academy

Robert J. Nejedlo Social Emphasis Grant

Kim Duris, Guiding Light Counseling Services
"Special Concerns and Needs of the Underemployed/Unemployed and Their Families." 


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Schultz Foundation for Advancing Counseling

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In January 2017 the Secretary of State approved the Illinois Counseling Association Foundation's request to conduct business as the
Schultz Foundation for Advancing Counseling.

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