Joselyn Sanchez ‘16

Joselyn Sanchez ‘16 (Santa Barbara, MA in Clinical Psychology) has been promoted to the adolescent treatment manager at the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse’s Daniel Bryant Youth and Family Center locations in Santa Barbara and Santa Maria. In her new position, she will oversee a variety of services for clients ages 12 to 18, including supervising the drug and alcohol counselors, client assessment, and client treatment plans and medical necessities. Sanchez will also be providing direct client counseling. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist who worked as a school-based therapist for Franklin Elementary school. She also served as a therapist in Carpinteria Middle and High schools. Read more here

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Jonathan (Joc) Clark ‘09 & Janet Rechtman ’08

Jonathan (Joc) Clark ‘09 (GSLC, PhD) and Janet Rechtman ’08 (GSLC, PhD) ran into each other by chance at a Chico, California Farmers’ Market about eight years ago. They reconnected four years after Janet moved to Chico to be near family. As Janet’s Chico mentor, Joc has organized connections with like-minded consultants, local nonprofits, and most recently, the North Valley Community Foundation in Chico, California. With the Foundation, they helped organize and deliver LEAD; a week-long leadership development program focused on increasing collaboration and capacity building for nonprofit leaders. They’ve partnered on several projects with local nonprofits focusing on leadership,

Zoe Weil

Zoe Weil is the president and co-founder of the Institute for Humane Education, which works in partnership with Antioch University to provide the Humane Education MEd, MA, EdD, and Graduate Certificate. In addition to helping develop much of the curricula for the humane education graduate programs, Zoe co-facilitates the summer residency course for students each year. The new edition of her book, Claude and Medea: The Hellburn Dogs, was just released on May 2. This adventure story encourages young readers (9 – 13) to think about human kindness, animal protection, and having the courage to make a difference. It’s not

Meghan Wilson Duff ’06

Meghan Wilson Duff ’06 (New England, PsyD) will have their first picture book, How Are You, Verity?, illustrated by Taylor Barron and released by Magination Press in August 2023. Verity, a neurodivergent kid, is bubbling with excitement about an upcoming school field trip to the aquarium. When neighbors ask, “How are you?” Verity shares their excitement and facts about sea animals. Their older brother John suggests that people who ask might not be expecting to learn all about sea animals. Verity plans an experiment to find out if their brother is right. But when their trip to the aquarium is

Faculty and Student Publish Article on The Power of Professional Pronouns

Members of New England’s Counseling and Therapy programs published the article “What’s in a Name?: The Power of Professional Pronouns” in the Family Therapy Magazine. The authors, Doctoral candidate Vanessa Perocier (she/her), Adjunct Faculty member Maxine Notice (she/her), Associate Professor and Department Chair Lucille H. Byno (she/her), and Teaching Faculty Markie L. C. Twist (she/they) had equal authorship. From the article: “In this piece, we focus our attention on some of the smallest of words that hold power – pronouns. This piece opens with a few of our stories around professional pronouns. We then move into a brief history of professional

Steven Lamonde ‘20

Steven Lamonde ‘20 (New England, MS) Affiliate Faculty in the MS in Environmental Studies program, was featured in the Brattleboro Reformer. On April 29, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, at The Nature Museum, he will take participants on a guided hike and introduce them to iNaturalist, an app to help people identify and learn more about the plants and animals around them. Read more about Steven Lamonde and the hike here.

Scott Allen ’06

Scott Allen ’06 (GSLC, PhD) published Discovering Leadership: Designing Your Success, Second Edition (Sage, 2023), a comprehensive practice-based introduction to leadership that can help students develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed for leadership success. The book is designed to align with a simple but powerful definition of leadership and focuses on five key areas: designing self, designing relationships, designing others’ success, designing culture, and designing the future. Read more about Allen and his dissertation An Exploration of Theories of Action in Leadership Development: A Case Study here.

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