CSI 3rd Annual Advocacy Summit

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On Friday February 9, 2018, 49 Chi Sigma Iota (CSI) members from 10 different chapters came together at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) for the 3rd Annual North Carolina Chapters of CSI Advocacy Summit.  Dr. Holly Hartwig Moorhead, CSI International’s Chief Executive Officer offered welcoming remarks, followed by the Associate Dean of the UNCP School of Education, Dr. Angela McDonald.  Dr. Hartwig Moorhead was then joined by CSI International’s Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Stephen Kennedy, for a presentation regarding CSI’s historical roots in advocacy.  Next, Dr. Shenika Jones, UNCP Assistant Professor and President of the North Carolina Counseling Association, delivered a presentation on culturally-competent advocacy, followed by a buffet luncheon sponsored by the UNCP Graduate Student Association and the UNCP School of Education.  After lunch, Dr. Gerard Lawson, President of the American Counseling Association, delivered an overview of advocacy for clients and the profession, and the day came to a finale with action groups for addictions counselors, clinical mental health counselors, college counselors, and school counselors.  Attendees have pledged to engage in counseling-related advocacy projects across the next year, and the 4th Annual North Carolina Chapters of CSI Advocacy Summit will be held next spring at East Carolina University.


Wilmington Classes


We’re coming for you Wilmington!  Do you want to work toward your Masters in counseling at UNCP but live a distance from campus?  Do evening classes fit your schedule?  Interested in a program that offers face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses?  If yes, then check out the attached flyer.  We look forward to seeing you in the fall!


School Licensure

Hello All,

Students please use the following link to submit your licenses:


Please also view the powerpoint below for step by step instructions.  Students are responsible for sending in all of their own documents through the online system and after they have successfully submitted their application, the SOE licensure office will approve it.  There is no deadline and they can apply whenever they have a degree dated transcript.  Before applying, students should check their transcripts to make sure their degree has been awarded at the Specialist level.



We’re Growing!

On Wednesday, an open house was held on the campus of Cape Fear Community College to announce that we will be offering classes for the Wilmington area beginning in Fall 2017 semester.  We were pleased with the turnout and look forward to serving our students where they are.  If you have questions, please feel to call at the numbers below.flyer-1e

School Specialist License

Hello Students,

Students completing the CACREP, 60-hour program are eligible for recommendation for a specialist license, upon passing the PRAXIS II in Professional School Counseling.  School Counselors holding a M-level license who successfully complete additional prescribed coursework (such as the certificate) can be recommended for the S-level license.  Please contact NCDPI for pay/salary information related to licensure level.


Contact the school counseling program director, licensure office in the School of Education or The Graduate School for support.


Help Wanted…





6885 Cliffdale Road; Suite 202

Fayetteville, NC 28314-2833

Phone: 910-339-0400

Fax: 910-339-0396


Cape Fear Behavioral Health Center in Fayetteville, NC seeking fully-licensed NC Provider’s (LPC, LCSW, LMFT, LCAS, Licensed Psychologist with NC Provider Billing numbers: BCBS, Tricare, Medicaid, etc.). Seeking LPCA’s ONLY with SUPERVISION PROVIDED AT NO COST FOR LPCA’S. CFBHC offers a diverse and qualified fully licensed clinical and administrative staff that is team-oriented, ethical, legal and professional. CFBHC has an OUTSTANDING reputation within the community as well as surrounding communities from the Sandhills to the Coast. CFBHC prides itself on Individual, Family and Couple Counseling; both civilian and military oriented. If you want to work for a reputable Outpatient Counseling Center that not only has a remarkable reputation, flexible hours, and convenient work location and be associated with an ethical, legal and professional team, then APPLY at CFBHC!

Please send resumes to: capefearbehavioralhealth@gmail.com

Welcome to the Spring 2017 Semester


Welcome back students!

Whether you are a returning student or a new student to our programs, we hope you had a restful break and are ready to dive into the semester full of energy and excitement.  We all look forward to a semester of learning and growth.  To those of you that are working in field placement, absorb all the knowledge possible from your supervisors, make lasting connections, and enjoy this time of learning.

If you need anything from the faculty, please feel free to shoot them an email or come by during office hours.  Much success for the new semester and new year!

Counseling Program Receives International Recognition!!!

The UNCP Counseling Programs has successfully completed a registration process with International Registry of Counsellor Education Programs (IRCEP).  The UNCP Clinical Mental Health Counseling and  Professional School Counseling graduate programs are already nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and now are internationally recognized by the IRCEP.  
The International Registry of Counsellor Education Programs (IRCEP) was created in 2009 to foster excellence in the education and training of professional counsellors worldwide. As an international quality assurance review process, IRCEP was purposefully designed to empower programs to develop counsellor training curricula appropriate to their country, regions, and/or culture, while simultaneously recognizing the broad tenets of education and training common to the practice of counselling regardless of practice location.
For more information, see the following link:http://www.ircep.org/ircep/template/registry.cfm#USA

2017 ACA Conference in San Francisco, California!

After withdrawing from Nashville due to the passage of Tennessee HB1840/SB1556, which is a discriminatory law that clearly targets the LGBTQ community, the American Counseling Association (ACA) has decided to relocate its 2017 Conference & Expo to San Francisco, CA

The American Counseling Association annual conference is right around the corner. It will be held on March 16-19, 2017. Please follow the link to register by September 30, 2016 for the early summer special prices listed below.


ACA Member Professional/Regular  – $355
ACA Student/New Professional/Retiree – $255
Non-member General – $510
Non-member Student – $360