Tag Archives: Professional Ethics

Queer and Queerer Ep. 36.5 – Why Are Students Having Affairs? (ft. Laurel Dreher)

Zack is joined this week by his hetero life mate, Laurel Dreher. Zack and Laurel studied at Ithaca College together before both pursuing Master’s degrees in Student Affairs in Higher Education. Laurel is now a Coordinator of Residence Education at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island. Part of the fun of being in this field […]

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Another Christian Wanna-Be Counselor Thinks She Knows Best—She Doesn’t

Two stories in one day! Christian students think their beliefs are immutable and counseling education shouldn’t trump them. They’re wrong about that and they’re wrong about homosexuality.

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Higher Education Standards and Professional Ethics Trump Personal Religious Beliefs

I delight in stories that hit all three primary topics of my blog! Have you heard the tale of Julea Ward? She was working on her master’s in counseling at Eastern Michigan University. When she refused on religious grounds to affirm a client’s same-sex behavior (and thus counsel him at all), she was asked to […]

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