Horne Receives Lifetime Contributions Award
Dean of the University of Georgia College of Education and Distinguished Research Professor, Arthur M. Horne, has received the 2012 Lifetime Contributions Award from the Council of Counseling Psychology Training Program. Horne was honored for his leadership in the field on counseling psychology.
Horne is scheduled to retire in December and has served as the College's dean for five years. He is known for his scholarship on dysfunctional families and ideas for the prevention of and how to deal with bullying and aggressive behavior by males in the family, school and community.
Horne also received the American Psychological Association's 2011 Award for Lifetime Contributions to Prevention Psychology and the association's 2011 Group Psychologist of the Year. In 2010 he was awarded the APA Counseling Psychology Social Justice Award.
In 2011 Horne was voted as president-elect of the Society of Counseling Psychology, he will begin his tenure in the fall.
Horne graduated from Indiana State University and joined the UGA faculty in 1989. He earned his doctoral degree from Southern Illinois University.