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Texas A&M-Kingsville dean honored by European Branch of American Counseling Association

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KINGSVILLE (October 11, 2021) — Dr. Steve Bain, dean of the College of Education and Human Performance at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was recently given the International Research Award by the European Branch of the American Counseling Association (EB-ACSA).

 

This award recognizes the individual who has utilized research to enhance the understanding of counseling and its application with international populations or with the international scope of counseling as it impacts the EB-ACA.

 

In addition to receiving the award at the virtual conference, Bain was part of a round table discussion entitled A higher purpose: Leveraging the power of mental health professional organizations.

 

Dr. Kristopher Garza, associate professor; clinical mental health counseling coordinator and practicum and internship coordinator at Texas A&M-Kingsville, joined Bain in presenting a session entitled Ethical Importance and Connection through Distance Supervision.

 

About the European Branch-American Counseling Association

The EB-CA is a unified partnership of diverse counseling professionals promoting the shared purpose of developing a deeper understanding of the profession, oneself, the individuals we serve and to promote public confidence and trust in the counseling profession.

 

The purpose of the organization is to enhance individual human development; to advance the disciplines of counseling, guidance, psychology and personnel work; and to stimulate, promote and conduct programs of education and research in the same fields. They strive to develop and promote the highest standards of professional conduct among professionals working in the fields in Europe and to establish, promote, and maintain improved communications among professionals working in the field both in Europe and elsewhere in the world.

 

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