Geneva College

 

 

Cathy Sigmund

Cathy SigmundOffice Phone: 412-612-5156
csigmund@geneva.edu

Disciplines/Field of Instruction

  • Human Services 

Degrees Received

  • Ph.D., 1996, Clinical Psychology, Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S., 1992, Clinical Psychology, Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S., 1983, Psychology, Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA

Courses Taught

  • HSV 305 - Counseling and Helping Skills 1
  • HSV 401 - Senior Seminar
  • HSV 405 - Community Intervention and Special Populations

Presentations/Publications

  • Cultural Competence in Christ: Church and Human Services Imperatives. New York: Linus Press, 2009
  • Editor, Community Interventions and Special Populations. New York: Linus Press, 2008.
  • Sigmund, C., West, A, & Harris, D. (2005).  “Indigenous formal and informal providers perceptions of the mental health needs of African American communities.” Technical report to the Beaver County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Mental Retardation
  • “Allegheny General Hospital-Trauma Registry Data 1988-1995: Trauma Admissions for Injuries Due to Violence and Accidents (Motor Vehicle, Pedestrian and Bicycle).” Technical report to the Injury Prevention Program, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, 1997. (as Cathy Moore)
  • “Religiosity and mental health: An afro-centric perspective.” Unpublished master’s thesis, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 1992. (as Cathy Moore)
  • “Black college students and coping.” Paper and workshop presented at the Conference of Black Pennsylvania College Teachers, Harrisburg, PA, April 1985.

Awards & Distinctions Received (Award Name, Conferring Body, Year)

  • Recipient, Community Citation of Recognition Office of the Chief Executive, Allegheny County, PA, 2004
  • Recipient, Letter of Commendation, Mental Health Professional, Associates in Counseling and Child Guidance, 2002
  • Recipient of post-doctoral fellowship, National Consortium for Violence Research (NCOVR), 1996
  • Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Achievement in Presenting the Information Support Series, Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, 1995
  • Recipient, Minority Fellowship, American Psychological Association (APA)/Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA), 1993
  • Recipient, Graduate Minority Fellowship and Mental Health Training Award, American Psychological Association (APA)/National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH), 1986

Affiliations, e.g., membership in professional organizations, etc.

  • 2004 – present, member, National Organization for Human Service Education
  • 2001 – present, member, American Counseling Association
  • 1997 – present, member, American Psychological Association
  • 1997 – present, member, Christian Association for Psychological Studies
  • 2000 – 2002, member, Community and Family Health Collaborative
  • 1992 – 1996, member, Association of Black Psychologists

 

Point of Excellence

Geneva is the first college in the country to offer a five-year B.S. /M.S. degree in cardiovascular science technology through Inova Heart and Vascular Institute in Virginia.

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Theology professor and author Dr. Vincent Bacote to visit Geneva
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