Central Michigan University
counseling and special education faculty member Sheri Pickover will receive a national award from the
American Counseling Association for her contributions to the field of counseling.
Pickover will receive the
Don Dinkmeyer Social Interest Award March 30 at the 2019 ACA Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Pickover’s 30 years of clinical experience include providing individual, group and family counseling for children and families in the child welfare system.
She also has provided clinical supervision for students and professionals for the past 20 years. Her clinical experience included providing outreach services in foster and birth homes, and developing and directing a no-cost mental health clinic in Detroit.
As a counselor educator, Pickover has trained clinical mental health, school and addiction counselors for 15 years, with a focus on crisis intervention skills, human development and assessment.
Pickover has published several articles, book chapters and co-authored a text on engaging families in treatment. She also has developed a family counseling course and presented at local, state, national and international conferences.