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Marriage & Family Therapy PhD Program
 
 
a partial list of program service and awards 
 
 
 

Service and Awards
3 American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy Presidents
Journal of Marital & Family Therapy Editor
Family Relations Editor
6 AAMFT Board Members
3 Commission on Accreditation Commissioners (1 Chair)
4 VAMFT Presidents
1 AAMFT Divisional Contribution Award
2 AAMFT Outstanding Contributions to MFT Awards
9 AAMFT SAMHSA Minority Fellows
1 Virginia Tech Presidential Fellow
2 Virginia Tech Cunningham Fellows
12 Minority Academic Opportunity Program or Dean’s Diversity Scholars
6 AAMFT Dissertation Awards
5 AAMFT Graduate Student Research Awards
2 AAMFT Training Awards
2 Virginia Tech Academy of Teaching Excellence Awards
Virginia Tech Graduate Alumni Advising Award
CLAHS Excellence in Graduate Advising Award
CLAHS Excellence in Outreach Award
CLAHS Excellence in Administration Award
CLAHS Graduate Teaching Awards
4 CLAHS Certificates of Teaching Excellence
University Computer Committee Chair
University Reconciliation Committee Chair
2 Virginia Tech Board of Visitors Proclamations of Thanks
People to People MFT Delegation Leader, Beijing and Guizhou, China
1 Virginia Board of Counseling Member
 
Editorial Board Members
7 Journal of Marital & Family Therapy Advisory Board Members
Journal of Feminist Family Therapy Politics and Humor Editor

Contributing Editor,Virginia Capitol Connections
Journal of Systemic Therapies
Journal of Family Psychotherapy
Journal of Activities in Psychotherapy Practice
Journal of Family Social Work
Family Process
Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy

Initiatives
Virginia MFT Licensure, 1995
Family Business Partnership
Family Business Forum
Local seminar series
Roanoke Catholic Charities Adoption Evaluations
Supervised Visitation Program, local Departments of Social Services and courts

Consultations
United States Senate Special Committee on Aging
Historically Black Colleges & Universities Scholars SAMHSA Groups
MFT Program, University of Houston, Clear Lake
Department of Family Studies, University of Kentucky
MFT Program, Nova University
MFT Program, Valdosta State University
MFT Program, Argosy University
MFT Program, Antioch University
MFT Program, University of Iowa
MFT Program, University of Akron
MFT Program, Butler University
MFT Program, Indiana University
Indonesian Ministry of Religion, Jakarta, Indonesia
Atma Jaya Research Center, Jakarta, Indonesia (Great Tsunami)
Emergency Preparedness Office, Otago University, Christchurch, New Zealand
Beslan Mental Health Workers, Beslan, Russia (Beslan School Massacre)
Office of Student Affairs, Northern Illinois University (NIU School Shootings)
Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, United States Army (Fort Hood Shootings)
Veterans Administration Medical Center, Salem, VA
27th  District Virginia Domestic Relations Court
Giles, Radford, & Montgomery County DSS
New River Valley Community Services Board
Mount Regis and various local mental health agencies
Cook Counseling Center
University Legal Counsel
Women's Studies Department
Human Development Department
College of Agriculture
Departments of Economics and Agricultural Economics
Virginia Tech Office of Recovery and Support
Virginia Tech Board of Visitors
Virginia Tech Office of the President
Virginia Tech Office of the Provost

Referral Sources
Virginia Tech Human Resources
Cook Counseling Center
Virginia Tech Women's Center
Virginia Tech Multicultural Programs and Services
Women's Resource Center of the New River Valley
Giles, Radford, Montgomery County DSS and school systems
New River Valley Community Services Board
Various local churches, attorneys, police departments, physicians