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Saturday, March 30, 2013

Gay Men's Health Crisis: Mental Health Counselor Wanted


Gay Men's Health Crisis [GMHC] is the world's first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. Building on decades of dedication and expertise, we understand the reality of HIV/AIDS and empower a healthy life for all. GMHC fights to end the AIDS epidemic and uplift the lives of all affected.

The Mental Health Counselor will work full-time at two locations of Mt. Sinai Hospital (Harlem and East Chelsea) providing some or all the following: crisis intervention, brief psychotherapy associated with PEP, individual and group counseling with a specific focus on motivational interviewing and harm reduction interventions to reduce risk associated with substance use and other behaviors. The mental health counselor will also assist with linkages to other GMHC services, as well as other social services within the larger community. The Mental Health counselor will work towards improving overall functioning of clients by collaboratively developing individualized treatment plans that address the continuum of bio-psychosocial needs of each client. This position will be a part of a multidisciplinary team which provides HIV testing and non-occupational post exposure prophylaxis HIV to those who are HIV positive. The Mental Health Counselor maintains strong working relationships with a variety of internal and external professional colleagues, at all locations, in particular the Assistant Directors of Mental Health Services at GMHC.


Read more and apply: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/3W9hNPjM4n2D/


Northside Mental Health Center Bilingual Therapist Wanted


Northside is looking for a bilingual therapist who is already licensed or near licensure. Please pass this information you think may be interested to contact the human resources department and submit their resume and application. The number is 813-977-8700 and they can ask for HR if they have questions or they can send resumes to 12512 Bruce B. Downs Blvd Tampa 33612

Northside Mental Health Center Is located at 12512 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Tampa, FL 33612. For more information about this organization visit: http://www.northsidemhc.org/

Friday, March 29, 2013

Mental Health Counselor Needed ASAP - Also Needed PSR & BST positions (Las Vegas)



A growing Behavioral Health Agency (Type 14 Medicaid clinic) is currently seeking a mental health counselor (MFT-Intern, LCSW-Intern, or MFT) to provide individual, family and group therapy to our clients as well as mental health assessments. We are seeking professionals who are ethical, reliable and can work independently and as a team. We are committed to the clients we serve and maintain the highest standards of care.

Looking for someone who is already enrolled with Medicaid as a QMHP. Part-time/turning into full-time quickly

Requirements:
• Licensed in Nevada and currently and in good standing as a Marriage Family Therapist-Intern, LCSW-Intern or LMFT
• Enrolled with Medicaid as a Qualified Mental Health Practitioner (QMHP)
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Valid Nevada State Driver's License, automobile insurance, and malpractice insurance.

Duties:
• Facilitate comprehensive mental health assessments. Provide therapy at the agency with the infrequent possibility of some in-home assessments as well.
• Write Prior Authorization Requests to Medicaid, enter Pars into the Medicaid system.
• Responsible for documenting services provided for Medicaid reporting.
This position is for an independent contractor.

For interview consideration, please submit your resume with your reply. Please indicate in the subject line which position you are applying for.

EOE

PSR and BST Specialist Information

• Initiates and continues direct communication with health care providers involved with the care of the
member to obtain complete and accurate information.
• Communicate with Medicaid as needed.
• Adheres to all confidentiality requirements.
• Excellent communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and written skills
• Attention to details and deadlines. Maintain documentation.
• Understand all components of a Rehabilitation Plan
• Identifies cases appropriate for case management and makes appropriate referrals.
• Identifies potential quality of care issues.
• Meets service standards for decision turnaround times and written correspondence
• Performs special projects as assigned
* 1+ years experience and willingness to work with assigned PSR clients
Minimum Requirements: Associates or Bachelor's degree in the field of Sociology, Psychology, Behavioral
Science, Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Human Development and Family Services, Anthropology,
Nursing or Speech Pathology.
1 + years PSR field experience in the state of Nevada servicing people diagnosed with mental and or
behavioral health disorders. Current Nevada Medicaid provider with NPI number a requirement
Must have Valid Nevada Driver's License; Pass FBI check and clearance, TB test, current CPR. Must be able
to read, write and follow directions, identify emergency situations, communicate effectively. Be competent in
the delivery of skills needed to perform your job.

For interview consideration, please submit your resume with your reply. Please indicate in the subject line which position you are applying for.
Part time considered/Full Time Preferred
  • Location: Las Vegas
  • Compensation: $40 per session for the Therapist/ PSR & BST highly competitive and DOE
  • This is a contract job.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

Brother Rice High School


CounselingBrother Rice High School is looking for a full-time Professional School Counselor to provide academic, personal, and college/career counseling to students in grades 9 through 12.
A Master’s Degree in School Counseling and a Type 73 endorsement in School Service Personnel are required. An Illinois State License as an LPC or LCPC is highly preferred.
Please submit your resume to Daniel Panfil, Director of Counseling, by May 15, 2013.
Daniel Panfil, LPC
Director of Counseling
773-298-2540

School Counselor: Golden Gate HS

Position:SCHOOL COUNSELORLocation:GOLDEN GATE HIGHF/P Time:Full TimeCalendar: 206A
Posted Date:03/29/2013Closing Date:04/05/2013Start Date:08/19/2013Salary: Instructional
Minimum Requirements: (SCHOOL COUNSELOR - 1.00)
Master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling or Counselor Education, that includes three (3) semester hours in a supervised counseling practicum in an elementary or secondary school, required. Basic computer skills required (e.g., ability to use e-mail). Eligible for Florida Certificate in Guidance and Counseling.

Special Notes:
Position open for current CCPS employees only.

Program Administrator


Social Case Manager


Fly Eagles ... Fly!



Florida Gulf Coast University is a regional state university serving Southwest Florida. This video was created in September 2012 to showcase the many great attributes of FGCU and to show to those who may not experience everyday what it truly means to be an eagle.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Legal & Ethical Issues Webinar


There are only a few hours left to register for our third and final legal and ethical issues webinar, which will be held from 7-8 pm tonight, EST.  Please click on https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/833340744 to get your seat and hear Dr. Mary Hermann, JD talk about critical legal and ethical issues in school counseling.

All CSI members may receive free CEUs for attending the webinar.  The webinar recording and PowerPoint handout will be on line within a few days and can be downloaded and viewed, and free CEUs requested.

For those who attended CSI DayS, your Leadership and Advocacy Certificate applications are due by 4-30.

Best wishes,

Jane Myers

Jane E. Myers, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, BCIA (EEG)
Executive Director, Chi Sigma Iota 

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

“Dunk City” run to the Sweet 16!


Eagle Basketball Fans,

What an exciting time as all of FGCU basks in the unbelievable glow generated by Andy & the guys!   In turn, in addition to the tremendous transformational scenario that has been created for the University, is a potentially small window for FGCU Athletics to take advantage of the well-earned excitement about our Men’s Basketball program, which has followed many successes by all of our terrific teams. 



Essentially, many don’t realize how short we are in funding relative to even a number of our fellow A-Sun opponents (i.e., only four of our 15 teams have the NCAA maximum limit for scholarships, small recruiting and travel budgets and NONE of our teams are fully staffed).  Therefore, in a concentrated effort to best enable us to maintain our talented coaches and to continue to attract future Sherwood Browns, Sarah Hansens, and Chris Sales, we are reaching out to all for much needed additional support by making a donation in honor of the Men’s Basketball historical “Dunk City” run to the Sweet 16! 



Improving Access to Children's Mental Health Care: Lessons from a Study of Eleven States (March 2013)



Improving Access to Children's Mental Health Care: Lessons from a Study of Eleven States (March 2013)

A challenge to expanding children's mental health care through the Affordable Care Act is the underdeveloped state of these services across the U.S. An 11-state study conducted by the Center for Health and Health Care in Schools identifies both common barriers to and encouraging examples of success. 

As always, our paper has benefited from the review and comment of a number of colleagues and to them goes our profound thanks. We particularly appreciated the comments of friend and colleague, Scott Bloom, LCSW (Director of School Mental Health Services at the New York City Departments of Health & Mental Hygiene and Department of Education) who has shared his insights with us over the years. 

Press Release: As Affordable Care Act Expands Coverage for Children’s Mental Health Services, New Report Exposes Barriers and Opportunities

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

VISTAS 2013 Winter articles are available online and in the ACA Library!


VISTAS 2013 Winter articles are available online and in the ACA Library!
http://counselingoutfitters.com/vistas/VISTAS_Home.htm


VISTAS Online contains the full text of all 367 articles published to date. The articles are organized by year. Within each year, they can be sorted by title, author, and subject.




Paper Writing Tips for Grad Students in Counseling and Psychology


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Clinician - Outpatient Clinic

CITY OF NORFOLK
Department of Human Resources
100 Union Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
http://www.norfolk.gov/jobs


INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
Clinician - Outpatient Clinic

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Title: Clinician - Outpatient Clinic
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job Type: Permanent Full-time
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Department: Community Services Board

The City of Norfolk's Community Services Board is currently seeking an experienced Clinician to work in our Adult Outpatient Clinic.  The Clinician will conduct a multi-axial and psycho-social assessment of those individuals seeking Norfolk CSB Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and Substance Abuse services and to refer them to either appropriate Norfolk CSB services and/or other community services.

* Conduct a multi-axial clinical and psycho-social assessment for those individuals seeking mental health, substance abuse and/or mental retardation services from the Norfolk CSB as part of the admission and enrollment process.
* May conduct regular and random urine drug screening of clients.
* Makes recommendations, following the assessment, for the individual’s care, giving consideration to the appropriate and least intensive level of care warranted.
* Coordinates the admission process with other Norfolk CSB service providers, seeking consultation with his/her own supervisor and other potential Norfolk CSB service program supervisors as may be necessary to promote the individual’s care.
* Develops interim treatment plans that reflect the identified needs of the individual assessed.
* Communicates with referral agencies as may be necessary.
* Processes the assessment and intakes paperwork, enrollments, program releases and discharges in an appropriate and timely manner.
* Maintains appropriate and required documentation related to service delivery, including opening client records, in accordance with applicable ethical requirements and the requirements of the Norfolk CSB and other regulatory agencies (federal, state, and other).
* Provides crisis counseling as needed.
* Collects and reports services statistics and client data as required.
* Assists in the development and implementation of special projects at the request of the Program Supervisor.

Education/Experience:
Master’s degree in human services field. Two years experience, preferably in treatment of persons with mental illness and substance abuse co-occurring disabilities.
Virginia license as a Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Clinical Social Worker.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.norfolk.gov/jobs

OR
100 Union Street
Norfolk, VA 23510

Job #02589
CLINICIAN - OUTPATIENT CLINIC
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Now Accepting Applications for FGCU Master’s in Counseling Programs






FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 26, 2013
For information contact:
Russell Sabella at (239) 590-7782

Now Accepting Applications for FGCU Master’s in Counseling Programs

FORT MYERS, FL - Prospective students interested in Florida Gulf Coast University's mental health counseling or school counseling programs are encouraged to apply now for the Fall 2013 semester.

     The Master of Arts degree in mental health counseling prepares students for licensure as mental health counselors. Graduates work in a variety of community, social service and private arenas.

     The Master of Education or Master of Arts program in school counseling prepares students for certification as school counselors. Graduates in school counseling are prepared to work in preK-12 settings.

     Goals for both programs are reflective of national standards and include the development of professional competence, respect for clients, self-awareness, individual growth, professional identity, an effective professional philosophy and a research orientation. Goals unique to FGCU include accountability, advocacy, technological literacy, professional leadership and field-based learning. Both programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (http://www.cacrep.org/) and the school counseling program is approved by the Florida Department of Education.

     For more information, contact professor Russell Sabella, Ph.D. in the College of Education by phone at (239) 590-7782 or via email at rsabella@fgcu.edu. You can visit the College of Education web site at http://coe.fgcu.edu/

FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY-

Florida College System Economic Impact Report 2013




The Florida College System generates a vast array of benefits for its students, communities, and the state of Florida. A March 2013 report from Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc. (EMSI) details the significant role the system plays in the local and regional economy. The report was commissioned by the Florida College System Foundation and the system's Council of Presidents.

In addition to examining the impact of college and student spending, EMSI also looked at impacts created by the accumulated skills and higher productivity of students in the workforce. Here are a few highlights from the 2013 Economic Contribution of the Florida College System report:

The total effect of the Florida College System on the Florida economy based on student productivity gains, college operations, and student spending is $26.6 billion.

The state government sees a rate of return of 9.4% on its investment in the Florida College System.

For every dollar of support, taxpayers see a cumulative return of $2.90 over the course of students' careers.

Students enjoy an attractive 16.8% average rate of return on their educational investment, recovering all costs (including tuition, fees, and forgone wages) in 9.1 years. Compare that to the historical average rate of return for the stock market of 9.9% and recent 2- year certificates of deposit (CD) of between .25% and 1.20%.
Florida also benefits from improved health and reduced welfare, unemployment, and crime that accompany a more educated population.

93 percent of Florida College System students remain in Florida and contribute to the state's economic growth.

The economic impact full report provides a look at the investment from the student, social, and taxpayer perspectives. It also provides an economic growth analysis that includes the effect of college operations, student spending, productivity and transfer. The report materials are available below.

Read full reports: http://www.fldoe.org/fcs/economicimpact.asp
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“Dog Wish”





FGCU’s Theatre Lab and Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center Present “Dog Wish”

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Florida Gulf Coast University’s Theatre Lab invites the public to the opening of “Dog Wish,” Wednesday, April 3-7, and Wednesday, April 10-14 at the FGCU Theatre Lab located in the Arts Complex.  

     Performances are Wednesday through Saturday at 8 p.m., and a matinee performance on Sunday at 2 p.m.

     Purchase tickets at http://theatrelab.fgcu.edu, Tickets are $7 and will go on sale March 20.

     Performance dates at Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, located at 2301 1st Street, Fort Myers, are April 15-17. Tickets cost $10. Cocktails are at 7:30 p.m. and curtain opens at 8 p.m. Purchase tickets at http://www.sbdac.com/events/page/2/.

     An original play created in collaboration with The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane University, “Dog Wish”explores the human-animal bond we share with man’s best friend. “Dog Wish” stages the diversity of human-dog relationships with a script based on interview narratives with animal behaviorists, K9 sheriffs, local rescues, animal assisted therapy providers, shelter technicians, and dog lovers of many stripes. 

     “Dog Wish” conveys heartwarming stories of unconditional love, confounding tales of abuse and dog fighting, and the joyful intimacies of humans' liveswith dogs—while revealing truths about the human animal.

     Notable interviews staged in “Dog Wish” include Patricia McConnell (author of “The Other End of the Leash” and radio personality on NPR’s “Calling All Pets”), Alan Beck (Director of Purdue University’s Center of the Human-Animal Bond), and Karen Lasker and Paula Brody of local non-profit The Brody Project, as well as FGCU professor of biology Charles Gunnels. 

     “Dog Wish” includes dance, movement, monologues, ensemble scenes, and film to share dynamic and entertaining stories from national and local experts and dog people about our endearing canine companions. 

     Scripted and directed by Michelle Hayford, Theatre Program Leader at FGCU.  All interviews and research conducted by FGCU students, cast, and Michelle Hayford.

     For more information, Hayford at mhayford@fgcu.edu, (239) 590-7541.

Friday, March 22, 2013

Questions About Social Media You Haven't Dared to Ask (or You Don't Know Who to Ask)


Questions About Social Media You Haven't Dared
to Ask (or You Don't Know Who to Ask)

A free webinar on March 27.
Join noted speaker and best-selling author Marcia Conner as she provides detailed how-to information about social media and the online world.
Social media has become a lightning-fast way to deliver ideas and connect with stakeholders. Are you utilizing these ever-changing tools to effectively communicate your messages?
 
Conner, author of three books, including The New Social Learning: A Guide to Transforming Organizations Through Social Media, advises executives in some of the world’s largest companies to unite collaborative technologies, analytics, and human energy. She is a member of Telef√≥nica’s Disruptive Council, a fellow of the Darden School of Business, writes for Fast Company, and speaks at both public and private events throughout the year.

     
Title: Questions About Social Media You Haven't Dared to Ask
              (or You Don't Know Who to Ask)
               
     
Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2013

     
Time: 3:30–4:30 p.m. ET

 
Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at: www1.gotomeeting.com/register/960559961
After registering you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the Webinar.
 
System Requirements:
PC-based attendees

Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

Macintosh®-based attendees

Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer

Contact your legislators: New Legislation to Cover Mental Health Counseling Under Medicare

LEGISLATIVE ALERT
from American Mental Health Counselors Association

New Legislation to Cover Mental Health Counseling Under Medicare
Co-Sponsors Needed—Contact Your Senators 

On March 14, 2013, Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and John Barrasso (R-WY) reintroduced Medicare legislation covering the services of mental health counselors (MHCs) and marriage and family therapists (MFTs) under part B of the Medicare program. The time to promote Medicare recognition of MHCs and MFTs is now. Urge your U.S. Senators to support S.562, which would authorize MHCs and MFTs to be paid by Medicare for outpatient mental health services to beneficiaries. View the bill text and sponsor introductory comments in the Congressional Record (page S1853). 

Action Requested
AMHCA members are urged to email their two U.S. Senators and urge them to co-sponsor S.562, sponsored by Senators Ron Wyden and John Barrasso. Respondents may find their Senators' e-mail address on their office websites. Download a sample e-mail message to Senate offices. 

Background and Justification
About 50 percent of rural counties have no practicing psychiatrists or psychologists. MHCs and MFTs are often the only mental health providers in many communities, yet they are not now recognized as covered providers within the Medicare program. These therapists have equivalent or greater training, education and practice rights as currently eligible provider groups that can bill for mental health services through Medicare.

Other government agencies already recognize these professions for independent practice, including The National Health Service Corps, the Dept. of Veterans' Affairs, and TRICARE. Medicare needs to utilize the skills of these providers to ensure that beneficiaries have access to these services.


a.. Lack of Access in Rural and Underserved Areas—Approximately 77 million older adults live in 3,000 mental health professional shortage areas. Fully 50 percent of rural counties in America have no practicing psychiatrists, psychologists, or social workers. However, many of these mental health professional shortage areas have MHCs whose services are underutilized due to lack of Medicare coverage. 

b.. Medicare Inefficiency—Currently, Medicare is a very inefficient purchaser of mental health services. Inpatient psychiatric hospital utilization by elderly Medicare recipients is extraordinarily high when compared to psychiatric hospitalization rates for patients covered by Medicaid, VA, TRICARE, and private health insurance. One-third of these expensive inpatient placements are caused by clinical depression and addiction disorders that can be treated for much lower costs when detected early through the outpatient mental health services of MHCs. 

c.. Underserved Minority Populations—The United State Surgeon General noted in a report entitled "Mental Health: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity" that "striking disparities in access, quality, and availability of mental health services exist for racial and ethnic minority Americans." A critical result of this disparity is that minority communities bear a disproportionately high burden of disability from untreated or inadequately treated mental disorders. 

d.. Medicare provider eligibility for MHCs and MFTs is long overdue—These two professions represent over 40 percent of today's licensed mental health practitioners. Unfortunately, Medicare has not been modernized to recognize their essential contribution in today's health delivery system. Congressional scoring rules obscure the dollars saved by utilizing their services to treat mental health conditions before they exacerbate into more serious mental and physical disorders. 

Please direct inquiries to James K. Finley, AMHCA associate executive director and director of public policy, at 800-326-2642, X-105, or e-mail jfinley@amhca.org.

March uniting survivors of sexual abuse.


Learn American Sign Language


Student Moms


Thursday, March 21, 2013

Call for Feedback on the First Draft of the 2014 ACA Code of Ethics


After reviewing input received from members, counseling organizations, and counselor licensing boards, the ACA Ethics Revision Task Force has completed the first draft of the 2014 ACA Code of Ethics. ACA members, counseling organizations (defined as those participating in 20/20: A Vision for the Future of Counseling), and state counselor licensure boards are invited to review the draft and submit comments.

To review the overview of revisions, the draft revision, and to provide feedback, visit the ACA ethics page at http://www.counseling.org/knowledge-center/ethics

The links are halfway down the page in the middle column.


Comments can be submitted through May 30 and all feedback is greatly appreciated.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Upper School Guidance Counselor, Rockville, MD


JOB: Upper School Guidance Counselor, Rockville, MD

 The MJBHA Upper School seeks a highly motivated, empathetic and generous individual as a Guidance Counselor for the 2013-2014 academic year and beyond.  
This critical staff member is responsible for:
  • the overall wellness of the student population, including identifying students in emotional, academic or social need and programming for their success, helping to resolve interpersonal conflicts, and providing advice to students.
  • communication with parents, staff and students to help resolve issues of concern about the student body (collectively and individually)
  • serving on the admin-guidance team which reviews and sets policy for the high school
    Additional responsibilities include the following:
  • Collaborating with our Support Services team to help support the learning needs of our students
  • Supporting the work of the College Counselor
  • Managing our Peer Counselors
  • Implementing and reviewing the Health Curriculum
    Highly qualified candidates will be those who:
  • have experience working in a high school setting
  • balance compassion with holding students accountable
  • communicate skillfully with adolescents, parents, and colleagues
  • demonstrate a sense of responsibility, professionalism, teamwork and dedication beyond the dictates of a formal job description
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Ms. Netta Nyland at nylanda@mjbha.org.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Compassion Fatigue in School Counselors: Caring for the Caregivers


compassion fatigue

Compassion Fatigue in School Counselors: Caring for the Caregivers

Dr. Rosine Dougherty
Argosy University, Sarasota
April 9, 2013   11:30am – 12:30pm
Register online here
We are dedicated Professional School Counselors and we love our jobs!  While challenging yet rewarding, we give and we give and we give.  When major crises or disasters occur, we jump into action and give even more.....but who is taking care of the caregivers? Who is taking care of us?  When it comes to a major crises or disaster, it is not IF it will happen, but WHEN it will happen.  This webinar will examine the definitions of compassion fatigue and how it is different from burnout.  Get strategies and ideas on how to identify compassion fatigue and how to nurture our students, families, school staff, AND ourselves after a major community crisis.

Objectives:

1.       Participants will be able to compare and contrast compassion fatigue and burnout.
2.       Participants will be able to identify the signs of compassion fatigue

3.       Participants will be able to offer strategies to students, staff and families who are suffering from a major crisis situation

4.       Participants will be able to identify the steps needed to maintain a healthy body and mind before, during and after a major crisis

Dr. Rosine Dougherty is an Associate Professor for Argosy University in Sarasota, Florida. She is currently the Director of Training for College of Education.  As DOT, Dr. Dougherty is responsible for overseeing all internships in School Counseling, School Psychology and Education Administration.

Dr. Dougherty's educational background includes a BA in Secondary Education from Arizona State University, an MA in Psychology from Eastern New Mexico University, an EdD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Sarasota and a graduate certificate in Educational Administration from Capella University.  She currently holds Professional certifications in New Mexico and Florida in School Guidance and Counseling, Educational Leadership and Teaching.

She has been a teacher, school counselor and school principal for the past 40 years and has been a regional, state and national conference presenter in the subject areas of: accountability and data collection, ADD/ADHD, bullying and harassment in schools, compassion fatigue and counselor burnout, critical incident stress management, disaster response, mentoring, play therapy, and self injurious behavior.

Dr. Dougherty is a member of the American Counseling Association, American School Counselor Association, Florida School Counselor Association, American Association of School Administrators, Florida Association of School Administrators and the American Society for Quality.

Project Manager at FOSI


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The Family Online Safety Institute is seeking a Project Manager. This person would work full-time in the FOSI Washington, DC office to help with our new interactive website for parents, teachers, and teens.
The role involves overseeing the many moving pieces needed to maintain and continue to develop the website by working with our team of web developers and content providers. The position involves:
  • Detail-oriented oversight of the day-to-day project planning and all necessary follow-ups.
  • Coordinating internal and external efforts including overseeing the communications strategy, web teams and other consultants.
  • Managing project calendars, tracking deliverables, and providing updates and reports on the project.
  • Ensuring content delivery occurs on time.
  • Providing creative input to the project and helping with the development of new product ideas.
  • Administration of the project budget and financial reports.
  • Oversight of social media strategy and search engine optimization.
  • Leading the project staff and intern(s).
This person should have experience with project management, the ability to assign and follow-up on tasks, excellent attention to detail, and be comfortable with written and oral presentations. They would report to the Manager of Legal and Policy.
Relevant academic and project management experience is required. Please submit resume and cover letter to apply and write Project Manager in the subject line and email your application to Jennifer Hanley at fosi@fosi.org

Monday, March 18, 2013

SafeZone Ally Training


SafeZone is a program for faculty, staff and students
who want to provide support and resources to
Florida Gulf Coast University’s
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Intersex and Questioning students.

The SafeZone symbol is a message to students and colleagues that you are an understanding,
supportive, and trustworthy Ally and that they can come to you for help, advice, or just to talk.

Not sure you want to become a SafeZone Ally,
but would like to know more about the LGBT community at FGCU? 
Join us for the training! 
There’s no obligation to become an official SafeZone Ally.

SafeZone Ally Training will be
Tuesday, March 19th, 1-4 pm
Cohen Center 213
There will also be an optional role playing/case study training session
for about 30 minutes following the SafeZone workshop.

To register or to ask questions, contact Todd Caraway @ mcaraway@fgcu.edu.
(Registering helps us prepare info packets, but if you forget to register, join us anyway!)

We hope to see you there!

Conference on Aging


Sunday, March 17, 2013

CALL FOR EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS


CALL FOR EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS
 
Counselor Education and Supervision
 
2013-2016
 
Applications are being sought for editorial board positions with ACES’ journal, Counselor Education and Supervision. Board members will be appointed for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2013, and are expected to provide continuous service during that period of time. Qualifications for the board include ACES membership, a record of scholarly publications in national peer-refereed journals, a commitment to prompt (i.e., within 30 days) and thorough review of 2-3 manuscripts per month, and a commitment to attend the editorial board meeting held at either the ACA or the ACES conference. Counselor Education and Supervision prefers that board members not serve on the review boards of multiple journals. As we utilize an electronic review process (Scholar One), applicants must have email capabilities and access to the Internet. Please send electronically (a) a letter of application specifying scholarly interests, qualifications for board membership, and commitment to board service; and (b) a current curriculum vita by April 15, 2013, to: Danica G Hays, Editor, ces@acesonline.net.
 
Questions? Please contact me directly: ces@acesonline.net

Friday, March 15, 2013

FGCU: Interpersonal Communication workshop (Life Skills series)



Join Alex McAllister for a 2 part series to discuss and practice effective interpersonal communication skills. Alex will introduce you to a set of communication skills can be used in any relationship (e.g., with parents, with partners, with co-workers, with roommates, etc.). The workshop will be held in Reed Hall (room 153) from 5:30 - 7:00pm on February 19th and 26th (series 1) and April 2nd and 9th (series 2). Please attend both dates of whichever series you choose to attend.



Here is the agenda for the workshop:
  • ·         The TA Theory of Mind
  • ·         Defining Terms
  • ·         Exploring Interpersonal Dynamics
  • ·         Practice Activity – Ego-gram
  • ·         Home Activity
  • ·         1-Week Break
  • ·         Processing the Home Activity
  • ·         Communication Nuances
  • ·         Exploring Intra-personal Dynamics
  • ·         Applying the Theory


Here is the link for the RSVP.

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