Past Grant Recipients
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)