Awards Committee (define, nominate, invite nominations, and select recipients for awards given by IARTC at the annual membership meeting at ACA Annual Conference and Exposition. Please send your CV and letter of interest to IARTC President Dr. Peggy Mayfield Mayfield.email@example.com and IARTC President-Elect Dr. Lisa Levers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stephan Berry Ph.D. LPC
Stephan Berry is an Associate Professor of Counselor Education at Troy University in Counseling, Rehabilitation, and Interpreter Training. He has over 35 years’ experience as a school counselor, mental health counselor, special education teacher, counselor supervisor, and counselor educator. His primary research interest is in school crisis management and trauma-informed schools. As a licensed professional counselor and former school counselor, he frequently acts as a consultant to schools experiencing crises. His other research interests include school bullying, school counselor ethics, and addictions.
Michelle Santiago, Psy.D, NCC, CCMHC, LPC, CCTP, C-DBT
Dr. Michelle Santiago is an only child of a single mom and was a first generation student from an underserved and underrepresented population when she graduated from Moravian College in the 1990s. She earned her doctorate of clinical psychology degree in 2004; she has worked in a vast myriad of MH and higher ed settings since 1996 and is also a former Title IX investigator.
She brings to the awards committee previous leadership experiences at the national level for APA Division 35- society for the psychology of women, several board of directors positions, and most recently, as the vice chair of her state's licensure board for SW, MFT and PC, where she also is on the probably cause hearing committee.
She is currently the Director of Clinical Training and an Associate Professor of Clinical Practice in Moravian University's graduate clinical counseling program. She enjoys spending time arguing with her cat Gertie, volunteering, and looking for things she has misplaced during the week.
She is a NCC, CCMHC, LPC, CCTP and C-DBT.
Jungeun "Jay" Lee, Ph.D., LPC, LPC-S
Jungeun Lee has been working as a counselor educator for about 10 years and is a dedicated educator, practitioner, and researcher in the counseling field. She is currently a clinical professor in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at the University of Houston and is an LPC and LPC-Supervisor in Texas. Her primary area of clinical expertise is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as she has undergone training at the Beck Institute and presented her knowledge and skills at various national and state-level conferences, as well as invited talk sessions. Her recent research interests have been focused on underserved and socially marginalized populations including ethnic and linguistic minorities and immigrants and their trauma and resilience.
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