Quincy University Professor, Ken Oliver, Ph.D., Graduate Counseling Program Director, and School of Education division chair, recently presented a 90-minute workshop at the Illinois Counseling Association Conference in Itasca, Ill.

Oliver presented with colleagues from Lewis University and Governor’s State University on topics related to DSM 5 diagnosis and treatment with disordered couples. Oliver’s presentation focused on diagnostic and treatment strategies for working with stage-of-life issues such as spousal bereavement and sandwich parenting/coupling.

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