Health and Human Services
Members of the counseling faculty served on several panels at the American
Psychiatric Association's annual convention in San Francisco this summer.
Professor of Counseling Andres Consoli delivered a presentation on practicing
contextual integrative psychotherapy with Counseling Chair Robert
Assistant Professor of Counseling Rebecca Toporek chaired a panel addressing
narrative approaches to career counseling, which also included Chope
and Lecturer Cliff Flamer. Associate Professor of Counseling Robert
A. Williams shared his findings concerning delinquency and low drug use
among African American teens.
Garfield, professor of oceanography and director of the Romberg
Tiburon Center for Environmental
Studies, was the expert du jour at the
Oct. 3 "Ask a Scientist" event at the Axis Café in San
Francisco. Garfield served up his expertise on the geography, atmospheric
conditions, and basic laws of physics that create huge waves off the
San Mateo coast each winter. The event was sponsored in part by KQED
TV's science show, Quest, on which Garfield appeared earlier this year.
Betsy Blosser, professor of broadcast and electronic communication arts,
and her students in the Media in Community Service class visited Thailand
over the summer to produce promotional videos for the Thai Society for
the Conservation of Wild Animals, an organization that returns animals
to the wild. They shot two short videos and two long-form documentaries.
The videos will be screened on campus on Oct. 18.
Corbett-Jones, pianist and professor of music, performed works
of Tchaikovsky and others on Oct. 2 at Old St. Mary's Cathedral in San
of Theatre Arts Jo Tomalin gave two presentations and workshops to
faculty and staff at University College London, England,
in July: "The Art and Science of Teaching: Theatre Techniques for
the Classroom" and "Enhancing Your Communication, Negotiating
and Influencing Skills."
Habermann, associate professor of music, led a singing exploration
of William Byrd's music for the Catholic and Anglican churches on Aug.
18 at the California Bach Society in Palo Alto.