ACA 2015 Conference and Expo: CSI Showcase

While you may know the UNCP Chi Sigma Iota chapter is presenting at the ACA Conference and Expo this year, did you know they are also participating in the CSI Showcase at the conference?! Below is the slide they had to submit in order to participate; this slide will be shown amongst other attending CSI chapters. Big congrats and let’s wish them luck on their presentation on March 14, 2015 at Noon!

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Counseling Advisory Board

IMG_0981-1Counseling Programs Advisory Board pictured with Program Faculty:
The advisory board meets annually in December to review program outcomes
and gather input from current practitioners in the field about the
relevancy of the curriculum and program goals.

Pictured from left to right:
Ki Chae, Program Director Clinical Mental Health Counseling; Charles
Wentz, Private Practice Counselor; Jeff Warren, Program Director
Professional School Counseling; Jeannine Locklear, School Counselor;
Nicole Stargell, Field Placement and Testing Coordinator; Timothy Hunt,
Substance Abuse Counselor; Angela McDonald, Chair Department of
Educational Leadership and Counseling; Valerie Nelson, School Counselor;
Gary Mauk, Program Faculty; Glen Walter, Program Faculty; Shenika Jones,
Program Faculty

Wishing You Happy Holidays!

Your CSI: Phi Sigma Chapter would like to wish you a happy holiday season and hope you get to spend time with your family during this joyful time of year.

 

Professional CSI

CSI: Phi Sigma Chapter Picture (Left to Right):
Dr. Shenika Jones (Incoming Advisor for 2015-2016), Dr. Angela McDonald (Co-Chair), Vanessa Doran (Vice President/Secretary), Robyn Hale (President), Jarrett Evans (Treasurer), Dr. Jeffrey Warren (Advisor), and Dr. Nicole Stargell (Incoming Advisor for 2015-2016).

We look forward to being your CSI chapter in the new year and cannot wait for UNCP students to see the awesome programs we have waiting for 2015!

CSI Poster Proposal Acceptance for the ACA 2015 Conference & Expo!

CONGRATULATIONS!
Counseling students Kathy McCoin, Jarrett Evans, Vanessa Doran, and Robyn Hale and their advisors Dr. Jeffrey Warren and Dr. Nicole Adamson will be putting together a poster for the ACA 2015 Conference and Expo (March 12-15, 2015). Their topic will be: “Using the CSI Counselors’ Bookshelf to Support Professional Identity and Advocacy.” Be sure to congratulate them on this HUGE achievement!
We are all proud of you!

Calendar of 2014-2015 Events

Want to know what’s going on in the Counseling Programs for the 2014-2015 school year? Want to know whom to contact? Check out our calendar!

https://www.dropbox.com/s/4nfp74pgpnjcpjj/Calendar%20of%20Events.xlsx?dl=0

Counseling Faculty: Want to add an event to the calendar? Please email Dr. Jeffrey Warren (jeffrey.warren@uncp.edu) and Cc Robyn Hale (rhh005@bravemail.uncp.edu).

NCE Prep Workshop Success!

The CSI: Phi Sigma officers and Dr. Ki Chae would like to thank all those who attended the workshop on Satruday. It was a blast for everyone, including the Phi Sigma team and Dr. Chae!
Officers 2014-2015Pictured Above (Left to Right): Vanessa Doran (Secretary), Dr. Ki Chae (Clinical Mental Health Director, NCE Workshop Presenter), Kathy McCoin (President), Jarrett Evans (Treasurer), and Robyn Hale (Vice President).

Planning to Enroll in Practicum OR Planning to Change Practicum Sites in Spring 2015?

Students who wish to begin Practicum in Spring 2015 or who wish to change field placement sites for Internship need to submit an application by October 31st, 2014
Applications submitted after October 31st will be considered for fall 2015.
 
Two information sessions will be offered;
it is mandatory that Pre-practicum students attend one of these sessions,
but anyone who is interested may attend
(We will also briefly review information about the CPCE and NCE):  
 
Field Placement Information Sessions:
Wednesday 9/24 from 5:15—6:00pm in the Education Building Room 301
Tuesday 9/30 from 5:15—6:00pm in the Education Building Room 201
 
The field placement manual and list of approved sites can be found under “Field Placement Resources.” These lists are not exhaustive, but are a good place to start.  Please review the checklist in Appendix A of the manual, and bring all questions to the information meeting.
 
You and your advisor will need to complete the PCA (see Appendix F) as part of your application.
The link is as follows:
 
Please RSVP to Gabrielle C. Galbreath (gcg002@bravemail.uncp.edu) and
inform her which information session you will be attending.

 

CSI to Host NCE Prep Workshop in September

Interested in preparing for the NCE
(National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification)?
 
Chi Sigma Iota- Phi Sigma will host an NCE Test Prep Session
Date: Saturday September 27th, 2014
Time: 9am to 4pm
Location: Education Center room 222
Costs
Non-members: $15
CSI members: FREE! (Please RSVP via email before 9/27)
At the door 9/27: $20
•All participants must sign up and pay in advance Monday 9/15 to Friday 9/26 
•Please pay with cash in Education Center room 340 between 9a-4p
•OR pay at the door on 9/27.
 Cost includes NCE workbook and a mock test. Please bring a notebook, pens/pencils, and a lunch (minimal snacks will be provided).  
 
Not required, but additional suggested reading material
(can be found on Amazon.com for about $80):
 Erford, B.T., Hays, D.G., & Crockett, S. (2014). Mastering the national counselor exam and the counselor preparation comprehensive exam (2nd Edition). Pearson. 
 
For more information or to RSVP, please contact:

Counseling Programs (SOE) and Phi Sigma Induct 27 Members

Counseling Programs (SOE) and Phi Sigma Induct 27 Members

The Phi Sigma Chapter of the international honor society, Chi Sigma Iota (CSI), held their annual induction ceremony on March 17, 2014 at 5:00 pm at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. A total of twenty-seven students from the Clinical Mental Health and Professional School Counseling Programs were inducted into Phi Sigma. Approximately 60 students, family members, friends, and faculty members were in attendance for this event. The mayor of Spring Lake, Chris Rey, was the keynote speaker for the ceremony. Continue reading