Dr. Amy Climer ‘16 (GSLC, PhD) was designated a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) by the National Speakers Association in July. It’s a designation awarded based on skill, eloquence, and expertise on the stage. Less than 17% of all professional speakers earn the CSP designation.
Dr. Devona Stalnaker-Shofner, Associate Chair and faculty of Antioch New England’s MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, recently spoke at two national conferences on the topic of Critical Race Theory as an approach to address race, racism, power, and privilege in counseling practices and systems that may work to silence the voices of historically marginalized populations. Entitled “Critical Race Theory as a Framework of Decolonizing Counselor Education,” her presentation identified the key tenets of CRT, and ways to ethically incorporate CRT into counselor education curricula to effectively teach students about advocacy, activism, and multicultural competence. Dr. Stalnaker-Shofner spoke at the Association