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Schuh, Doris

Senior Instructor
Springfield College
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Psychology & Counseling

Community Involvement
  • Restorative Justice Collaborative of Hampden County
  • Community Accountability Board volunteer member serving West Springfield/Agawam appointed by the Hampden County Sheriffs Dept.
  • Hampden County District Attorney’s Anti-truancy task force
  • WNEC Social Work Advisory Council
  • Suicide Task Force/ Truancy Task Force
  • Advisory Board of External Alternative Programs, Springfield Public Schools
  • City-Wide Violence Prevention Task Force
  • Volunteer with church soup kitchen
  • Fundraising for childrens’ programs
Courses Taught
  • Basic Counseling Skills
  • Counseling Practicum and Internship
  • Group Dynamics/Group Counseling
  • Professional Seminar
  • Psychological Perspectives
  • Human Development Across the Life Span
  • Practice of Mental Health Counseling

M.Ed. - Springfield College - Guidance and Psychological Studies
BA - Our Lady of the Elms, Chicopee, MA - Social Work/Elementary Education

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA
    AS in Mental Health Technology, 1971

Professional Credentials:

  • Social work license (LCSW)
Professional Experience
  • Springfield College - School of Human Services Adjunct Faculty
  • Holyoke Community College - Adjunct Faculty
  • Springfield Public Schools - Family Engagement Specialist
  • Center for Human Development, Springfield, MA - children’s programs
  • Center for Human Development, Springfield MA - lead trainer for Supervisors
  • CultureWorks Consulting, Enfield, CT. - Associate, consultant, trainer
  • Center for Human Development, Springfield, MA - violence prevention program
  • CASA court appointed special advocate
  • Clinical team director: school services
Awards & Recognitions
  • 1997- Human Service Forum Ground Breaker award for over 20 years of service to the community.
  • 1997-Certificate of Recognition award by Governor Paul Cellucci
  • 2001-Recognition in the Who’s Who of Professionals.
  • 2004-Award in appreciation for 27 years of service to the children and families of Western Massachusetts given by the Center for Human Development Childrens’ Program.
  • 2004-Award given by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Senate in recognition of 27 years of dedicated service to the Center for Human Development.
  • 2004-Award given by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives in recognition of 27 years of dedicated service to the Center for Human Development.
Research & Publications

Assisted in the research and writing of a manual to help school systems throughout Western MA deal with school suicides.

Selected Presentations
  • Violence in the Workplace
  • Community Mediation Training
  • Family & Youth Mediation Training
  • Parent Workshops
Professional Memberships & Affiliations
  • Member of NAFE, National Association for Female Executives
  • MAMPP (Massachusetts Association of Mediation Programs and Practitioners Association of Community Mediators