Behavioral science programs already understand the importance of accessibility but embracing digital technology can be a brand new challenge. It’s a crucial one to meet though to make sure your students can keep learning and your program avoids sticky legal situations. From your program’s website to the digital tools you use, everything must be accessible. We’re going to walk you through the foundations of digital accessibility and talk about how going digital can also make your program more inclusive.
Data is one of the most valuable assets any higher education program has today. Unfortunately, many schools are underutilizing this resource because their systems don’t play nice with each other, they’re not able to collect enough data to make it valuable, and they’re not sure how to ensure everything is secure. Fortunately, these barriers are being knocked down as technology solutions improve. Read on to learn more about three of the most common barriers to data management and how programs are overcoming them.
[Jane Smith]* sat down with us to tell us about her journey from recovery to soon-to-be counselor and how the counseling profession has changed her life. “Recovery has been a miracle. It doesn’t just give you your life back. It gives you a purpose.”
There's no right answer to picking an edtech tool, but there are ways to identify what criteria matters to you, your program and your students, so you can make an informed decision that will work for you for years to come. Keep reading to explore what criteria to consider for each application and we’ll show you how Tevera fits into each.
Distance education has grown in popularity in recent years. Now, as a result of COVID-19, schools across the globe are scrambling to take their programs online to continue educating their students. Social work and counselor education programs are no exception to this pattern.
Helping students effectively track clinical hours will help them graduate, achieve licensure, and eventually gainful employment. Plus, it helps your program better track data in support of accreditation. Keep reading to learn more!
Field placements are a critical point in a student’s career. Here are five things to keep in mind as you build your field education program and set it up to be a great experience for everyone involved.
Social workers are embracing data-sharing and technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve public health. Social work programs across the U.S. are embracing technology and harnessing the power of data to better manage the future of their school and prepare their students for the future.
College programs need software partners who care for their students like they do. For software providers, this means designing accessible software. Learn more about what digital accessibility means and why it’s important to choose vendors who prioritize it.
Helping social work students achieve licensure can be tricky, but there are a few simple things you can do that will also help your program stay competitive. Keep reading to learn 3 ways you can help them prepare for that next step and some helpful tips to make it easy on you and your program.
No matter how passionate a student is about the academic process, most wish to combine theoretical knowledge with practical tools that will help them navigate their future lives. Here are 3 skills that practicing counselors wish they had learned (or learned more about) during their academic career.
Here are five ways to engage prospective and current students and make your program stand out from the rest. Be sure to articulate to your students what the benefit is to reap the rewards of your investment in their futures.
How your students perform at their field placements reflects on your program, making it a key investment not just from a relationship-building view but also from a competitive one. Luckily, there are a few simple ways that you can make field placements easier
No matter if your program is normally in-person, completely online, or you offer a blended format, you can help enhance your students’ learning experience by embracing digital tools and best practices gleaned from online programs. Here are some tips and best practices.
Dr. Will Snow, Ph.D., Director, M.A. Counseling Program at Palo Alto University was fed up with managing the administrative side of the clinical training experience. There was simply too much paperwork and no way to get meaningful insights or reports from these disparate sources of information.