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Dr. Ali Corey Presents at Connecticut Counseling Association’s Annual Conference

Dr. Ali Corey, Associate Professor and Program Director for Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program in New England, presented the keynote talk at the Connecticut Counseling Association’s Annual Conference. Her presentation, “Creating Change Through Trauma-Informed Leadership: Counselors as Community Leaders,” focused on understanding the need for trauma-informed leadership and why counselors are in the perfect position to create change through integrating this approach into work within their agencies. Corey provided an overview of what trauma-informed leadership is and how it can be effectively integrated into practice within community mental health agencies. She shared specific knowledge and skills in order to provide practical application to current clinical, supervisor, and leadership roles. Additionally, Corey discussed how trauma-informed leadership would help to ensure a more ethical and effective culture within agencies and organizations.

Ali Corey presenting at conference.
Ali Corey

Corey is also a student in Antioch’s PhD in Leadership and Change Program working to obtain her second doctorate in order to work toward effectively integrating socially just leadership practices into clinical, community-based counseling and higher education. Before joining Antioch University, she worked in various educational and clinical environments. As an academic, her focus has been on developing relational teaching and leadership practices to consistently provide the best educational experience for students. Clinically, she has had the opportunity to work in schools, private practice, and hospital settings, primarily working with children and adolescents.

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Antioch Spotlight: MFA in Creative Writing Alum Leslie Lehr

Many writers dream of having their book developed into a TV show. For Leslie Lehr, a 2005 alum of the Antioch MFA in Creative Writing, this dream is coming true. Her 2021 memoir A Boob’s Life: How America’s Obsession Shaped Me… and You was optioned by HBO Max Comedy.

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National Endangered Species Day

Take notice and take action. It was care that spurred change. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the landmark Endangered Species Act. Signed in 1973, this bill arose after more than a decade of advocacy and litigation from scientists, writers, and concerned citizens who noticed sharp declines in iconic wildlife species.

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Antioch Voices: Don’t forget the “PI” in AAPI

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is upon us. On one hand, this month is an opportunity to remember the history, pain, and joy experienced by both communities. However, on the other hand, quite often, it feels as though the “Pacific Islander” part of the acronym is a forgotten add-on.

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