Power Over Pain
November 30, 2017
The number of Americans affected by chronic pain and the annual cost to treat it is staggering. Add to it the poor outcomes and it is clear that we are facing one of the most challenging health issues to address. A new approach is needed and Sarah Wenger, PT, DPT is working on just that.
IPER Brown Bag Lunch Series
November 29, 2017
IPER's Brown Bag Lunch Series is off to a great start. New collaborative working groups are forming, ideas are being exchanged and faculty and students are getting excited about what learning outcomes will result from this series and work. Read the story to see how you can get involved.
Inclusive and Welcoming Mental Health Support
August 06, 2017
Christian Jordal, PhD, director of the Master of Family Therapy program and assistant clinical professor and Anthony Pennant, LMFT, adjunct professor and CNHP alumnus are training students to be culturally competent and socially just clinicians.
Commencement Activities and Celebrations
July 05, 2017
Academic excellence and hopes for the future were celebrated and shared at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts at CNHP’s commencement exercises. Graduates received sage advice and life’s lessons from two student commencement speakers and the incoming CEO of BAYADA Home Health Care on June 12.
Q&A with Nicole McKinney
October 26, 2015
McKinney shares her advice on balancing work and scholarship, learning (and contributing) across disciplines, finding mentors and maintaining valuable professional connections.
Q&A with Fulbright Scholar Lauren Pitts
September 25, 2014
Lauren Pitts, MS Couple and Family Therapy ’13, EdD ’17, will be traveling to Barbados to study the impact of father-daughter communication on adolescent daughters’ sexual decision-making.
What’s Next for Our Dragons?
July 14, 2014
Hundreds of College of Nursing and Health Professions students- both undergraduate and graduate- crossed the stage at the University’s 120th Commencement Exercises on June 13.
College Provides Free Screenings for Veterans
July 14, 2014
The Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions was asked to provide Philadelphia’s veterans with an array of health screenings during the second annual City of Philadelphia City Council President’s Veteran’s Fair on May 21.
ABFT Training Around the Globe
June 09, 2014
Since 2009, The Attachment Based Family Therapy (ABFT) Training Program has been conducting introductory workshops with therapists around the globe in Australia, Belgium, Israel, Norway, and Sweden.
Teen Suicide Expert Guy Diamond Joins the Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions
March 20, 2014
Guy Diamond, PhD, joined the Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions’ Couple and Family Therapy Department as a full-time permanent faculty member at the start of the new year after serving in a visiting professor role during 2013. A renowned expert in adolescent suicide screening and depression treatment, he joins us at the pinnacle of a career filled with important publications, accolades, groundbreaking research, and an outstanding grant funding history.
Alumni Update: Where are they now?
December 02, 2013
Erika Barrington (MA ’13) and Amy Capomacchio (MA ’13) hosted a workshop called Theatre of the Oppressed for mental health professionals at Studio 34 in Philadelphia. The workshop consisted of games and theatrical exercises designed to help improve communication skills...
Stephanie Brooks and Roberta Waite Co-Author ADHD Book Chapters
November 13, 2013
Drexel CNHP faculty Stephanie Brooks, PhD and Roberta Waite, EdD co-authored two chapters for the new book, The Distracted Couple: The Impact of ADHD on Adult Relationships (Crown House Publishing 2013). Their chapters are “Breaking the Silence: ADHD and African American Couples” and “African American Couples and ADHD: A Multilevel Approach.” ADHD has been relatively understudied in relationships and marriages, and even more so in...
Unmarried Couples Starting Families: Argie Allen Discusses the Trend on the TODAY Show
July 29, 2013
Argie Allen, PhD, shared her expertise in couple and family therapy on The TODAY Show on June 24 and July 5. In her June segment, Allen spoke about the rising number of young people living and having children together without getting married. Marriage rates are now the lowest they have been in more than a century and the number of cohabitating couples is up from 440,000 in 1980 to 7.5 million in 2010. “People are getting married later; they have more choices..."
Davey’s Grant Helps African American Families Cope with Cancer
June 12, 2013
Maureen Davey, PhD, an associate professor in the Couple and Family Therapy Department, recently disseminated findings from her completed two-year BARRA, Inc. funded grant, which was designed to culturally adapt a family intervention to help African American parents who are coping with cancer and their school age children.
Allen’s Tips: Infidelity and Forgiveness
November 01, 2012
Last month, Argie Allen, PhD, was featured in a FOX-29 segment about infidelity. Here, she shares some of her expertise and explains who forgives whom more willingly, frequently, and why...
Watson Appointed to Family Process Journal Board of Directors
November 01, 2012
Marlene Watson, PhD, an associate professor in the Couple and Family Therapy Department, was selected to be a member of the Board of Directors for The Family Process Journal. This organization cultivates and exchanges different research regarding the dynamics and structure of families by publishing a quarterly academic journal.
The College is Awarded 2 Federal Grants for Student Scholarships
October 01, 2012
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded the College of Nursing and Health Professions two federal grants for scholarships that will help disadvantaged students in the Physican Assistant and Couple and Family Therapy programs. The College’s detailed student...
Lights, Camera, Allen!
August 01, 2012
Argie Allen, PhD, began making appearances on television as soon as she graduated from college. On local Philadelphia TV station WYBE, Allen interviewed politicians, families and people with substance addictions; an experience that ignited Allen’s interest in being televised. She said, “I realized that I could take my passion for helping people clinically to TV and radio and have a larger impact.”