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Past Grant Recipients

Recipients by Year

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

2017 Grant Awards

Merlin W. Schultz Professional Development

ICA Division. Association for Multicultural Counseling (IAMC) – Speaker Honorarium for IAMC Annual Spring Conference; “Increased Hatred and It’s External, Internal, and Societal Damages”.


Patricia Nolan, LCPC (Chicago, IL) - EMDR Training


ICA Chapter, West Central Illinois Professional Counseling Association (WCIPCA) -- (Macomb, IL)  Host a Workshop; “Identified Shame/Resilience” based on the work for Dr. Brene Brown.


Cherie Barnes, MA, NCC, LPC, CAMS-II (Chicago, IL) - Level 1 Clinical Gottman Method Couples Training


Michael Villarreal, LCPC (Chicago, IL) - EMDR Training


ICA Chapter, Lewis and Clark (Southern Illinois) - Host a Workshop; “Counselors Concurrently Processing Trauma, Prevention of Counter-transference, and the Importance of Self-Care”. 


Melissa Franzen, LCPC (Springfield, IL) - CBT Training


Family Service Center (Springfield, IL) - Domestic Violence Training (for their staff)  


Leslie Contos, LCP (Chicago, IL) - Yearlong Narrative Therapy Training

Melanie E. Rawlins Research


Kimberly Hart, student at NIU, School Counselor, LPC (DeKalb, IL) – “Investigating Multicultural Inclusion in Counselling Professionals"

Robert J. Nejedlo Social Emphasis 

Youth Service Bureau - YSB (Rock Island, IL) - Peer Justice Program


Governors State University (University Park, IL) – Launching Training; WE Project, training School Counselors how to advocate for LGBTQ Students. (series of training events at multiple locations statewide)

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