Two Human Development Counseling (HDC) faculty members were honored on Friday, November 12, during the Illinois Counseling Association Annual Conference in Lisle, Illinois.
Dr. Bill Abler received the Couple and Family Counselor Educator of the Year Award by the Illinois Association of Couple, Family Counseling. Dr. Abler was selected as Educator of the Year for his extensive service in training students in the area of Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling (MCFC) and succeeding in getting the MCFC concentration of study accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.
Dr. Jim Klein received the School Counseling Advocate of the Year Award by the Illinois School Counseling Association. Dr. Klein was selected for his demonstration of extreme support and advocacy for school counseling in the state of Illinois, and his significant contributions to the school counseling profession.