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2019 Grant Recipients


Melanie E. Rawlins Research Grant 


Dr. Ryan Liberati (Dunlap, IL)

Improving Counselor Education and Training for Disadvantaged Populations:

Assessing School Counselor Knowledge of Sexual Identity and Development 


Merlin W. Schultz Professional Development Grantees

Rachel Ineichen (Moline, IL)

American Counseling Association Conference and Expo

Jacob Mitchell (Springfield, IL)

Child Centered Approaches to Play Therapy

Pearl Parks (Crest Hill, IL)

Divorce Mediation Certificate Program

Gretchen Rhodes (Chicago, IL)

American School Counselor Association Conference

Hector Rivera (Chicago, IL)

Summer Youth Training Institute

April Schroeder (Rock Island, IL)

American Counseling Association Conference

Michael Villarreal (Chicago, IL)

Year Long Family Therapy Narrative

West Central Illinois Professional Counselors Association (Macomb, IL)

Workshop on Modern Sexual Issues in Clinical Proactive:

What Every Clinician Needs to Know


Robert J. Nejedlo Social Emphasis Grantees

DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau (DeKalb, IL)

Expanding Youth and Family Counseling to Include In-Home Counseling Services  


Family Core (Peoria, IL)

Overcoming Traumatic Events and Prevention of Repeated Traumatization in Children


Youth Service Bureau of Rock Island County (Moline, IL)

Providing Mental Health and Court Diversion Services to Youth and Families

Through a Comprehensive Peer Justice Program

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