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Social Justice Practice for Counselors

This course is intended for students who are currently working at an Internship site (prerequisite is APSY-GE 2812 Practicum in Counseling for Mental Health, Wellness or APSY-GE 2648 Practicum in School Counseling, APSY-GE 2682 Cross Cultural Counseling) and will examine interdisciplinary connections to mental health counseling using a postmodern framework. Emphasis is placed on learning practical applications of social justice theory, narrative theory, and trauma-informed interventions as they apply to the sociocultural aspects of counseling. Focus on the utilization of critical thinking skills applicable to intersectional identities, the effects of intergenerational and historical trauma on communities and families and the facilitation of effective conversations with clients, supervisors and colleagues about these difficult topics.

Remote DPT Open House

Please join us for a virtual open house to learn about the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at New York University. Prospective students will obtain information about the application process…

Areas of Study: Health

Occupational Therapy Students Organize Lunch Deliveries to Future Colleagues on the Front Lines of COVID-19

Occupational therapists (OTs) are providing critical services to patients recovering from COVID-19. Eager to thank their future peers, OT students formed a COVID “OuTreach” Team dedicated to spreading positivity throughout the profession.
Areas of Study: Health

Championing Academic Continuity During COVID-19: Speech@NYU Alum Builds District Teletherapy Course Template

Communicative Sciences and Disorders alum Erin Dotzel's (MS '19) efforts are helping ensure that students have access to critical speech and language services at home during the pandemic.
Areas of Study: Health

Designing and Prototyping Assistive Technologies: New Course Explores Disability in Israel

A new intersession course, “Israel: Developing Assistive Technologies,” explored the entire process of fabricating devices for people with disabilities—from brainstorming an initial idea to creating a product prototype—led by Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy Anita Perr and NYU Abu Dhabi Associate Professor of Practice of Interactive Media Michael Shiloh.
Areas of Study: Health

CSD and Nutrition Students Team Up for Iron Chef Competition

What do mashed potatoes, black bean soup, and coconut flan have in common? Not only are they foods easy for individuals with dysphagia, a swallowing disorder, to consume, but they are also dishes recently prepared by master’s students from the NYU Steinhardt Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders and Department of Nutrition and Food Studies taking “Interdisciplinary Case-Based Management in Dysphagia.”
Areas of Study: Health

In and of the World: Counseling@NYU Students Find Community Online and at NYU Accra

Ambar Gomez and Katherine Lizardo became friends through their online Counseling@NYU program. The two enriched their studies with a trip to NYU Accra to study Global Perspectives in Higher Education.
Areas of Study: Education Health

Singapore Ministry of Social and Family Development Visits Dr. Sudha Arunachalam’s LEARN Lab

Representatives from Singapore’s Ministry of Social and Family Development recently visited Associate Professor Sudha Arunachalam’s Language Experience and Acquisition Research at NYU (LEARN) Lab to incorporate her expertise into their recommendations about children and language for Singaporean parents.
Areas of Study: Health

Global Perspectives in Occupational Therapy

We sat down with the most recently graduated MA in Occupational Therapy cohort, composed of students from the Philippines, Taiwan, India, Saudi Arabia, China, Israel, and beyond, to discuss their experience joining together in New York City as classmates.
Areas of Study: Health

Meet the Physical Therapy Department's Oldest Living Alum

Trudy Schwarz is the department’s oldest living alum at age 100. Her advice for students at the beginning of their careers? “Stay active and interested physically and mentally.”
Areas of Study: Health
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