Counselor Education News
About the Department
The Department of Counselor Education at Emporia State University is committed to excellence in the preparation and continuing development of professionals in the counseling field. The Department provides graduate students with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions critical for effective counseling, advocacy, and leadership in addressing the diverse demands of the counseling profession. Specifically, the Department prepares counselors with the specialized knowledge and skills required for placement in Art Therapy, Mental Health, Rehabilitation, and School Counseling settings.
Consistent with this mission are the goals of graduating students who have:
- knowledge of basic counseling theory and practice;
- competencies in essential counseling services;
- skills necessary to evaluate relevant research;
- personal commitment to evaluating their counseling interventions; and
- an ongoing effort to evolve through professional development activities.
For information regarding our programs, please contact Carleen Dvorak, Senior Administrative Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org, 620-341-5220.
The Earl Center, the office building that hosts Community Counseling Services, is located off of State Street across from Hammond Park. The two story, brick building houses Community Counseling Services in the Department of Counselor Education on the top level and the Jones Institute for Educational Excellence on the bottom level.
Parking is free of charge and available in the parking lot surrounding The Earl Center.