We are excited to announce as part of our strategic Growth Model SOAR initiative and ongoing work to infuse our program with Growth Model training, language, and support, we’ve made an agreement with Scott Makin to provide ongoing training, supervision, and consultation to all of our staff. He is a leading expert in this model, so we are blessed to have his expertise!

Scott Makin is the Executive Director of the Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counseling at Concordia University Irvine. He is involved in the curriculum design, student and faculty recruiting, faculty training, and marketing. He is also an Assistant Professor of Counseling and a licensed mental health counselor.

Scott met Dr. John Townsend in 1996 and has worked with him in various speaking engagements. In 2010 he began working with John to bring John’s Leadership Coaching Program to Indianapolis in 2011. He has co-facilitated 5 different teams with John. Scott also created the Counselor Training Program with John and co-facilitated this with him in 2012-2013. Scott then led this program for two years.