Human Services

Human Service Activities

Morita Study Group (MSG)

Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Brian Ogawa

The purpose of the Morita Study Group is supplement the classroom study of Morita therapy through seminars, meetings, study abroad, and conference attendance and presentations.

Tau Upsilon Alpha (TUA)

Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Diane McMillen

The department is a chartered campus center of Tau Upsilon Alpha (TYA) National Organization of Human Services (NOHS) National Honor Society. TYA is the acronym of the Greek transliteration of the motto for the honor society: Excellence in Service to Humanity. Each chapter evaluates qualified students and issues invitations to membership.

Washburn Human Services Coalition (WHSC)

Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Diane McMillen

The purpose of the Coalition is to bring together students from different fields of study that relate to human services. The Coalition provides career development, professional education, and networking opportunities for its members.

Washburn Embraces Recovery (We R)

Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Iris Wilkinson

Washburn Embraces Recovery is a student organization that advocates for and supports recovery for the campus community. It can be difficult for college students in recovery to find and develop a substance free social network. We R provides opportunities for students and staff in recovery (and friends of recovery) to not only enjoy social activities together, but also to educate the larger campus about recovery.


Contact Us  

Washburn University
Human Services Department
Benton Hall Room 311
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621
Phone: 785.670.2116
Fax: 785.670.1027