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Apr 1, 2021
Veterinarians face unique job challenges. Their patients can’t speak or tell them what’s wrong. They often have to euthanize a patient with a treatable injury or illness because its caretaker can’t afford the remedy. Over time, these and other stressors weigh heavily on vets.
Job challenges among the more than 70,000 veterinarians have led to disproportionately high suicide rates, according to the U.S. Centers of Control and Prevention. Nearly 400 veterinarians died by suicide between 1979 and 2015, the CDC said.
Mar 2, 2021
Over the next 10 years, the job outlook for mental health counselors is anticipated to grow 25%. Heidelberg University’s Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) program is well positioned to train the counselors that will fill some of those jobs in a myriad of areas of expertise.
And they will be very well trained. Recently, the MAC program was recognized as one of the best nationwide. Best Value Schools has ranked the program as No. 19 in a recent evaluation.
Jan 20, 2021
Heidelberg has announced the Phyllis & Leon Putnam Scholarship for Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) Students in partnership with the Mental Health Recovery Services Board of Seneca, Sandusky, and Wyandot Counties and Firelands Counseling & Recovery.
Nov 6, 2020
Heidelberg’s MAC program is made up of graduate students studying to be clinical mental health counselors and school counselors. A foundational component of being a professional counselor is learning to advocate for clients, within communities, systems, and in the legislation. Every year faculty and students from the MAC program head to the state capitol for legislative advocacy day where they meet with their representative to discuss current bills impacting clients, client care, and the profession.
Oct 23, 2020
Savannah Long is in her third year in the MAC program. As a third-year student, she is in her field experience, and made the choice to work in two field sites. Part of her time, Savannah is a field student at Tiffin University, where she is helping to address the ever-changing challenges posed by the pandemic and how this impacts college students' lives.