For the second year in a row, two FPU students have been awarded California Educational Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT) Stipends.
Graduate students Seng Leang Chea and Horacio Renteria were the winners of the $18,500 stipend. Statewide, 84 stipends are awarded through the program, administered through Phillips Graduate Institute (www.pgi.edu).
David Bruce Rose, Ph.D., associate professor, marriage, family and child counseling, led a sexual assault prevention training session for Air National Guard chaplains and chaplain assistants September 10-13 at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, near Knoxville, Tennessee. Sherry Walling, Ph.D., was the other facilitator. A former assistant professor of psychology at FPU, she is currently a member of the adjunct faculty.
A pair of FPU students won $18,500 awards from the MFT (Marriage and Family Therapy) Consortium of California. Two others were selected as first- and second-runner-up.
The consortium gives 10 awards each year, funded through the Mental Health Services Act (2005) and administered by the consortium Phillips Graduate Institute and the MFT Consortium of California. FPU winners were Kimberly Becker and David Tan. Mary Schmidt and Monica Cabrera-Pulley were the runners-up.