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Professional Conferences
Twenty three students and alums with faculty from the Department of Counseling attended the American Counseling Assocation Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, March 17-21, 2010.
 
Chi Sigma Iota spring 2009 President Jordi Izzard and Department Chair Dr. Lisa Jackson-Cherry teamed up to find grant money to help fund a trip for 23 students to attend the American Counseling Association (ACA) Annual Conference and Exposition held in Charlotte in spring 2009.

Student Presentations
Jackson-Cherry, L., Sterner, W., L. Izzard, J., Smith, P., Zappalla, S.
Spiritual and religious needs of deployed military and their families: Treating the 'whole person' for healthier reintegration. American Counseling Association Conference: Pittsburgh, 2010 (invited presentation/accepted).

Jackson-Cherry, L., Ingersoll, E., Gill, S., Garofalo, M., Sterner, W., Zappalla, S., & Izzard, J. Training Counselors to Treat the "Whole Person": How Well Are We Integrating Spiritual and Religious Issues Into Programs? American Counseling Association Conference: Pittsburgh, 2010 (invited presentation/accepted).

Jackson-Cherry, L & Izzard, J., Green, D., Hall, A., Samsudin, S., & Kellar, L. A (2009) Comparative analysis of the religious and spiritual rituals in grieving a death: Memories of childhood from eight religious orientations. American Counseling Association Conference: North Carolina.

Smerdzinksi, S. Daley, S. (2009). Integrating spirituality and religious issues into counseling programs: A roundtable discussion for students. ASERVIC sponsored event. American Counseling Association Conference: North Carolina.

Coleman, J. (2009, September). Academic empowerment and mentoring: Best of both worlds. Presented at the meeting of Gates Millennium Scholars Leadership Conference, Chantilly, VA.

Jackson-Cherry, L., Garofalo, M., Erford, B., Chabarro, J., Ingram, S. (2008). Planning and implementing an effective departmental response to students in crises. American Counseling Association Conference: Hawaii.

Garofalo, M., Jackson-Cherry, L., Izzard, J., Campbell, L. (2007). Marymount University’s Spotlight on Professional Advocacy. Chi Sigma Iota Poster Presentation. American Counseling Association: Detroit, Michigan, March 21-25, 2007.

Zappalla, S. (2008). Chi Sigma Iota Presentation and Breakout session. American Counseling
Association Conference: North Carolina

Coleman, J. (2009, October). Orientation for Gates Millennium Scholars Program Scholars and Faculty Representatives. Presented at the meeting of The 16th Annual Institute on Teaching and
Mentoring, Arlington, VA.

Coleman, J. (2009, October). Breakfast meeting for Gates Millennium Scholars Program Participants. Presented at the meeting of The 16th Annual Institute on Teaching and Mentoring, Arlington, VA.


Student Published Scholarship
Zappalla, S. (2009). Counselors in crisis. Interchange: ASERVIC.

Zappalla, S. (2008). What are the leadership skills you have found to be most important in a good leader? Chi Sigma Iota Newsletter.

Schultz, M. (2009). A review of Thomas Plante’s latest book: Spiritual practices in psychotherapy: thirteen tools for enhancing psychological health. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Virginia Counselors Journal, 31.

Cannon, E., & Levy, M. (2008). Substance-using Hispanic youth and their families: Review of
engagement and treatment strategies
. The Family Journal, 16, 199-203.

Sherer, Rebecca.(2009). Childhood obesity. Virginia Association for Counselor Education and
Supervision.

Student Representative
Smerdzinski, S. ASERVIC Student Representative 2008-2009