School Counseling Program Bulletin Board

Overview of School Counseling Program

Program Announcements

Liberty University’s School of Education, including the M.Ed. in School Counseling Program is nationally recognized by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), now consolidated into the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Recently, program faculty completed the CACREP self-study and applied for accreditation for the M.Ed. in School Counseling Program. Although, the CACREP site-visit has not been completed, thus not part of this report, outcomes from the comprehensive program assessment are documented in the attached executive summary for review by interested persons.

Also, review the M.Ed. in School Counseling program Assessment Process and Program Modifications Summary.


Professional Activities

  • The Center for Apologetics at Liberty University hosted a professional development for the faculty on the topic "Preparing Our Students in Engage the Post-Modern World."
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  • The Virginia Career Development Association  is offering a full day of workshops on April 10 at The College of William and Mary.
  • The Hampton Roads Counselor's Association  is offering an afternoon of professional development on April 16 from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at Norfolk State University.
  • Center for Writing and Languages Open House and Tutoring Blitz on April 22 from 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. in the Jerry Falwell Library
  • Road to Recovery, Inc. is presenting a workshop entitled "Recovery Enhancement" on May 1 from 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at Road to Recovery in Lynchburg, VA. To register email sandykanehl@hotmail.com. The cost is $30.
  • The Liberty University School of Law is hosting several opportunities for their second annual Child Abuse week:
  • The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) announces a new partnership for students in the LU School of Education. The newly forming PACE (Professional Association of Christian Educators) chapter will seek to raise awareness of Christian education globally. The goal of the chapter will be to connect students to a global community of Christian educators, to enrich professional development through access to ACSI’s resources, and to engage students in leadership development through related service projects. Student members will receive free ACSI professional membership, which enables them to access ACSI’s ever expanding professional development resources (ConNexus and ConNexus Premium) and to its online career center job board. The launch of PACE will take place at our inaugural meeting on April 16th from 6:30-7:30 PM in Demoss Hall 1158.  Guest speaker for the event will be Mr. Bill Wilson, ACSI Southeast Regional Director, from Atlanta, Georgia. Don’t miss the opportunity to be a charter member! Light refreshments will be provided. We look forward to seeing you on April 16th!


Community Service/Volunteer Opportunities


Conferences


Job Opportunities

Chengdu International School in Chengdu, China is seeking an school counseling applicant to work with secondary students in a variety of capacities related to student services. The applicant would be involved in supervising student government, assisting in student life assemblies, teaching some social development classes, conducting academic counseling and helping students with schedules/credits, etc., and assisting in standardized testing. The applicant would be working within a team of staff responsible for the academic and emotional well being of our students. If you are interested in finding out more about this position please email Dr. Phil Bassett at Phil.Bassett@ldichina.com.


Ethical Standards/Guidelines


Professional Organizations


Accrediting Bodies


Credentialing Bodies