Teacher

Kaland Farrow began his journey as an undergraduate student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham majoring in Psychology. During his time there, he realized that he had a passion for helping others improve their lives through implementing person centered therapy. After graduating with his Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Mr. Farrow decided to strive toward getting a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology Concentration in Rehabilitation Counseling at the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. There, he gained valuable experience working as a Graduate Assistant in the Bulldog L.I.F.E. (Learning Independence and Fostering Education) program, which was the first program of its kind at a Historically Black College and University. Mr. Farrow gained 2 and a half years of experience assisting individuals with intellectual disabilities with transitioning from high school/home to postsecondary education by teaching Functional Life Skills 101 & 102 and provided Career Advising. Mr. Farrow’s class was designed to help students learn about personal hygiene, finances, disability rights, daily task at home, and gaining skills to help students become more independent. Furthermore, as a graduate student, Mr. Farrow helped complete some research that can be found in the book Minority Voices in Higher Education: Toward a Global Majority. Also Mr. Farrow helped promote scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership, advocacy, and excellence in counseling.

During his spare time, Mr. Farrow loves to teach his son, Kaland Jr., different things and take walks in the community with his wife. He also enjoys doing statistics work on different topics of interests.

 

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