COE Executive Associate Dean Honored with Counselor Education Publication Award

College of Education Executive Associate Dean & Professor Danica Hays was selected as the recipient of the 2017 Publication Award from the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) for her book, Developing Multicultural Counseling Competence: A Systems Approach. This national award recognizes a publication of particular significance to the counselor education field.

Now in its 3rd edition, the book is designed to help students and new counselors acquire multicultural counseling competence, and includes self-development opportunities for fostering awareness, knowledge, and the skills necessary for understanding cultural makeup, understanding others of diverse identities and experiences, and engaging in facilitative counseling relationships.

Hays will be recognized at the ACES fall conference in Chicago.


The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) is the premier organization dedicated to quality education and supervision of counselors in all work settings.  ACES members are counselors, supervisors, graduate students, and faculty members who strive to improve the education and supervision of counselors in training and in practice.