FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 11, 2022

 

 

Fisher College Announces Scholarships for Addictions Counseling

 

Boston, MA  -  Dr. Peter C. Everett and Anne C. Berlin have established a scholarship fund at Fisher College in Boston, Massachusetts for students interested in pursuing graduate level coursework in addictions counseling.

The Theodore Everett Berlin Scholarship Fund, set up to embody the generous and compassionate spirit of their son, Ted, will provide $6,000 scholarships to selected students.  Scholarships will be based on the following criteria: a desire to help others through addiction counseling, status of academic standing, demonstrated financial need, and with a preference given to students who wish to further pursue a graduate Certificate in Addictions Counseling or Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Addictions Counseling.

The current opioid crisis as well as their son’s accidental overdose inspired this donation to Fisher College. 

“In the context of the larger opioid crisis, there is a need for substance use disorder counseling that is not being met.  We hope the Theodore Everett Berlin Scholarship will lower the financial barrier for these students to get the training and education they need to be effective counselors,” Dr. Everett said.

Availability of the scholarship funds will be determined by the donors and a Scholarship Review Committee, with the intent to distribute one to three scholarships annually.

For more information about this scholarship, please contact Amanda Matarese at the Office of Advancement and Alumni Engagement at 617-236-8822 or amatarese@fisher.edu

 

About Fisher College

For more than a century, Fisher has been changing lives by providing students with the tools they need to compete successfully in today's challenging economy. Though built around the liberal arts, our on campus and online programs reflect our expertise in practical fields like management, accounting, fashion merchandising, criminal justice, biology, information technology, and cybersecurity, to name a few. We believe in educating students through close intellectual engagement with our faculty, meeting together in small-group classroom settings, or with industry and business leaders through internships, guest lectures, and site visits. We take full advantage of the educational resources of Boston, a city both rich in history and culture, and a center of intellectual ferment, entrepreneurship, and scientific advancement. For more information, please visit www.fisher.edu

 

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