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Counseling and Relationship Education for Low Income Couples The work of the UCF Marriage and Family Research Institute began in 2003 when Andrew Daire and Mark Young began developing programs for couples education, counseling and enrichment. Over the past 10 years, nearly 3000 couples have received relationship education and counseling. The presenters will share their experiences of working with low-income couples and describe the impact of these experiences on the training of counselors.

11/12/2013
When: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
2:00 - 3:00 PM
Where: Online
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Counseling and Relationship Education for Low Income Couples

Dr. Mark E. Young, Professor of Counselor Education, University of Central Florida
Dr. Andrew P. Daire, Assistant Dean for Research at the College of Education and Professor of Counselor Education, University of Central Florida
Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST

The work of the UCF Marriage and Family Research Institute began in 2003 when Andrew Daire and Mark Young, counselor education faculty members began developing programs for couples education, counseling and enrichment. Over the past 10 years, nearly 3000 couples have received relationship education and counseling on campus and at community based centers. Over this time, the Institute has garnered more than 12 million dollars in external funding and trained nearly a hundred counselors in state-of-the-art couples counseling methods. The Institute has also provided a medium for research training and has awakened interest in students and faculty who want to identify evidence-based practice in couples and family counseling. The presenters will share their experiences of working with low-income couples and describe the impact of these experiences on the training of counselors.

Mark E. Young

Dr. Mark E. Young is Professor of Counselor Education at the University of Central Florida and is Co-founder and Director of Faculty Development at the UCF Marriage and Family Research Institute. He is the author of five textbooks including the widely used, Learning the Art of Helping, Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Counseling Today. His research and writing has focused on wellness counseling, couples, spirituality and strength-based approaches to counseling. Dr. Young has been a state and national leader in mental health counseling and is currently President of the Association for Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Values in Counseling. He has been honored with awards for his work in counseling including the David Brooks Distinguished Mentor Award and in 2012 was named ACA Fellow.

Andrew P. Daire

Dr. Andrew P. Daire is the Assistant Dean for Research for the College of Education and Professor in the Counselor Education Program at the University of Central Florida. He is Co-founder and Executive Director for the UCF Marriage and Family Research Institute which conducts research on marriage and couple interventions and serves as a training site for counselors working with couples and families. He has more than 30 research publications, including co-authorship on Texas’ Baseline Report on Marriage. Dr. Daire has conducted training workshops in the United States, Germany, Kenya, and Jamaica on couples counseling. Dr. Daire is a Licensed Mental Health Counselors and Qualified Clinical Supervisor in Florida.

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