UW-Madison - Department of Counseling Psychology - Outreach Mission

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Main Office

Department of
Counseling Psychology

School of Education
335 Education Building
1000 Bascom Mall
MadisonWI  53706-1326

Tel: 608/262-4807
Fax: 608/265-4174

Email: counpsych@education.wisc.edu
or by contact form

Outreach Mission

Outreach Mission Statement

Our outreach mission is to prepare high quality scholars and practitioners to be effective leaders in an increasingly diverse world.  In addition to our core mission of training psychologists, community mental health counselors, and professional school counselors, the department is actively engaged in the preparation of undergraduates and in-service professionals in the development of the competencies that are relevant for success in a pluralistic society.  We achieve these goals through our outreach service, teaching, and research. 

Outreach Services

Diversity Dialogues: An initiative to address cultural awareness within the UW-Madison campus community.

Diversity Committee: A community of culturally diverse professionals that coordinate programming seeking to foster intercultural learning and awareness.

Counseling Psychology Training Clinic: A training clinic housed in the Educational and Psychological Training Center for post-master’s and doctoral-level students to provide diverse and culturally informed psychological services to the Madison community on a sliding scale fee. For further information, please contact Dr. Stephanie Graham or the Counseling Psychology Department

Academic Enhancement Seminars: One-credit courses focusing on developing effective coping and time management skills, and improving academic and social communication.

Outreach Teaching

Both the CEO and PEOPLE are housed outside of the Counseling Psychology department; however, CP students often teach courses within these programs.

The Center for Educational Opportunity (CEO) provides a student support service program that provides academic and social support to culturally diverse students and students with disabilities. 

PEOPLE Program: A pre-college program for low income and diverse youth that strengthens study skills, and explores academic and career interests.

Faculty Outreach Services

Alberta M. Gloria: Provide consultation to the training and development of the Chica@ Latin@ Studies (CLS) Program and consultation to the Latino/a Faculty Staff Association (LAFSA).

Corissa Lotta: Serve on the advisory committee for the Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth (WCATY).

Stephen Quintana: Serve on APA's Committee on International Relations in Psychology, consult with the Institute for Social Development in Cary, NC, panel chair for the National Science Foundations, Psychology division, serve on the review panel for predoctoral fellowship applications for the Ford Foundation, and associate editor for the Journal of Counseling Psychology.

Outreach Research:

Bruce Wampold (Professor Emeritus): Provided research presentations to academic and professional communities on evidence-based practice.

  • Wampold, B. E. (2007, June).  /Evidence-based practice: But which
    evidence? / Presentation to the professional staff of Aurora Psychiatric
    Hospital and Behavioral Health.  Wauwatosa, WI.
  • Wampold, B. E. (2007, February).  /Evidence-based practice: But which
    evidence?  /Presentation to the Allendale Foundation and community
    professionals.  Lake Villa, IL.
  • Wampold, B. E. (April, 2005).  /Psychotherapy: Relief without the
    side-effects.  /Diamond Anniversary Lecture Series, Leading Voices in
    American Education, University of Oklahoma College of Education, Norman, OK.  Public lecture

Bill Hoyt: Consults with organizations working on bereavement issues (e.g., Association of Death Education Counselors; National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization), provides interpretations of empirical literature on grief counseling, and assists ADEC in the preparation of a news brief summarizing recent developments in this area for its members.

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