May the Counseling Site Be Ever in Your Favor!

On Tuesday (8/25), Practicum and Internship students met together to learn how to be professional while at their counseling sites. Dr. Chae (pictured below) is explaining professional behavior to the students, and how to become “Star Counselors” (aka that perfect combination of competence and commitment).
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Practicum and Internship students also learned about the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Exam (CPCE), the National Counseling Exam (NCE), and the Praxis II. There were a large number of attendees; so much so, we had to use another classroom!
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Class Selfie!

Joining our Counseling Faculty this year is our newest adjunct instructor Dr. Mary Whitfield Williams (pictured below in lower left hand corner). Dr. Williams taught CNS 5100: Groups in Counseling during Summer II (2015), and decided to take a “selfie” of her class to conclude an awesome semester.
Welcome to UNCP Dr. Williams!
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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).