Workshops & Special Events

GSEAP - A Great Place for Professional Education Development and Events

Fairfield University's Graduate School of Education & Allied Professions offers several workshops and special, intensive classes in Counselor Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Technology, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychology, and Special Education throughout the year. All programs are on campus or at the Fairfield University Bookstore in Fairfield, CT.

To learn more, contact:

Janine Huber, GSEAP Dean's Office
(203) 254-4000, ext. 2140

Please note: If you would like to take a course for graduate course credit, you must be an accepted student or apply for non-matriculated status which allows you to earn up to six credits. Please read our policies for more information.



Saturday, March 28, 2015

9 - 1 pm

Fairfield University
Dolan School of Business Dining Room


Grant and Lucy D. Roberts Connections & Conversations Workshop Series presents:

Impact Therapy: An Active Creative Theory Driven Approach to Counseling

Speaker: Ed Jacobs, Ph.D. is the founder and director of Impact Therapy Associates.

Dr. Jacobs has written several books:
Impact Therapy: The Courage to Counsel
Impact Therapy: Putting Theories Into Practice
Creative Counseling Techniques: An Illustrated Guide
Group Counseling; Strategies and Skills
Group Counseling: Essential Skills That Make Groups More Productive
How to Select and Apply Change Strategies in Groups

Dr. Jacobs is currently serving as the coordinator of the master's program in Counseling at West Virginia University.

To register:

Email: by 3/5/2015

Include: Name, address & phone number

Note if you wish to receive 0.4 CT Dept of Ed. CEUs or 4 NBCC Continuing Ed credits.

 RSVP early. Space is limited.

The program is sponsored by Chi Sigma Iota the Fairfield University chapter of Gamma Lambda Chi.

There is no cost to attend with thanks to Gamma Lambda Chi.


Tuesday, March 31, 2015

6:30 - 8 p.m.

Barone Campus Center, Oak Room

The Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions presents

Add Tests and Stir:
Education Reform in the 21st Century

Four expert panelists discuss the pressing issues of Connecticut public education

  • Common Core and excessive testing
  • Funding inequity
  • Charter schools
  • Re-segregation and race reform
  • Post-panel Q&A

The evening's panelists are:

  • Wendy Lecker, senior attorney, Education Law Center, New York
  • Jonathan Pelto. former Deputy Majority leader, CT House of Representatives
  • Thomas Scarice, superintendent of schools, Madison, CT
  • Yohuru Williams, associate vice president, Academic Affairs, Fairfield University.

Free and open to the public
Seating is limited.


Thursday, April 9, 2015

6 - 9 p.m.

Barcelona Restaurant
South Norwalk, CT 06854

The Department of Marriage and Family Therapy, The MFT Advisory Board and Father Martin's Ashley Present:

MFT Networking

Come join us for an evening of networking with professionals in the field of Marriage and Family Therapy while enjoying a delicious assortment of wine and tapas.

RSVP by 4/3/2015 to or

203-254-4000 x2306

Don't forget your business cards and brochures!