Yolanda Edwards Honored for Innovative Curriculum Development in Rehabilitation Counseling

Yolanda V. Edwards, professor of rehabilitation counseling in the School of Education at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, received the Sylvia Walker Education Award from the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitations Concerns. She was honored of innovative curriculum development that has increased the rate of student certification as rehabilitation counselors from 43 percent to 75 percent.

Dr. Edwards holds bachelor’s and master’s degree from South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. She earned a doctorate in counselor education at the University of Iowa.

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