Barry Hart, professor emeritus at the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, completed a one-year project with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in South Sudan. He and colleague Bena Mark, lecturer of psychology at Juba University, trained 45 psychosocial support facilitators in trauma awareness, resilience, psychosocial support, psychological first-aid, peacebuilding, restorative justice and trustbuilding, as well as a range of related subjects that are context-specific to South Sudan, but can be applied to other settings. They also produced a training manual on these subjects.
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Susannah Moore ’08, assistant professor of psychology at Eastern Mennonite University, will give the spring semester’s third Suter Science Seminar, “From Fitness Training to Health Psychology: My Journey Back to
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Several EMU faculty and alumni have contributed to a new resource published by MennoMedia. Covering subjects from faith formation to sustaining leaders, “What Now? Leading Churches through COVID” resources have
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“Therapy helps folks live much richer, deeper, and fuller lives. It also helps to address some of the acute places of suffering,” grant coordinator Michael Horst said in an interview. "Teaching and counseling are life-giving and I’m so grateful to be able to do both." He directs EMU's MA in Counseling program.
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The Master’s in Counseling program at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) has been awarded a four-year grant continuation from the Health Resources and Services Administration to increase access to mental and
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Heather Brubaker Benin, a native of Rockingham County who got a master's degree in counseling from Eastern Mennonite University, started Sugar and Bean at the Bridgewater Farmers Market in 2015 after she became a stay-at-home mom. The business moved to the Harrisonburg market shortly after and the Bridgewter café opened in February 2020 after a yearlong restoration took place.
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Eastern Mennonite Seminary student Kimberly Shank has been named as one of two “Honorable Mention” designees by the selection committee for the eighth annual Nancy A. Hardesty Memorial Scholarship, sponsored
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Anyone who’s experienced mental health challenges or taken an interest in psychology has likely heard of the DSM-5, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders,
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Last weekend, the Eastern Mennonite University community honored approximately 30 students at the sixth annual Donning of the Kente Ceremony. The ceremony, always the first of the Commencement events, recognizes
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Matt Tibbles MA ‘18 is the featured guest of this week’s episode of Peacebuilder podcast. Tibbles speaks with host Patience Kamau MA ’17 about restorative justice and trauma-informed classrooms. The
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