NCCA Membership Drive: “Each One, Reach One”

NCCA Membership Drive
“Each One, Reach One” Campaign

April 24 through June 28, 2019

Renew or join now, and invite your colleagues to take part in this exciting offer!

Current professional members are encouraged to recruit at least one new member to join at the professional level. For each new member that joins NCCA and indicates who referred them, the current member will be entered into a drawing (more recruits, more entries) to win a 5-year membership to NCCA. All new  and renewing members are required to join online. The drawing will be held on July 8th.  Current members must renew their membership before the June 28 deadline to be eligible to win.

Additionally, as part of the encouragement for new members to join and current members to renew, four divisions are offering free membership to their division between April 24 and June 28.  The four divisions:

  • Association for Child & Adolescent Counseling—NC (ACACNC)
  • NC Association for Adult Development and Aging (NCAADA)
  • Association for Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Issues in Counseling of NC (AGLBICNC)
  • NC Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (NCAMCD)

That is membership to NCCA and four divisions for the low cost of $60.00 (or $15.00 for student and emeritus members).

The NCCA Membership year is July 1 through June 30.  RENEW NOW (or before June 28) to receive the “Each One, Reach One” campaign benefits, and your membership will be extended through June 30, 2020.

Renew / Join NCCA Here

See Membership Benefits Here

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2020 Annual Conference

Mark your calendar!

2020 NCCA Annual Conference

Vision 20/20: Focusing Our Vision on the Future of Professional Counseling

February 26-28, 2020

Hilton University Charlotte
Hilton Charlotte University Place
8629 J M Keynes Dr.
Charlotte, NC  28262

Lakeside location near UNC – Charlotte
Free Parking
Light Rail direct access to uptown Charlotte

More details to come

 

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NC Criminal Justice Fellows Program

This past summer, the N.C. Criminal Justice Fellows Program (CJFP) was passed by the North Carolina legislature.

The mission of the Criminal Justice Fellows Program is to recruit talented high school seniors and graduates into the criminal justice profession. Each year this program will fund fellowships for high school seniors and graduates in eligible counties who have exhibited high academic achievement, a history of service to the school and community, and a desire to serve the state of N.C. in a field within the criminal justice profession.

The Criminal Justice Fellows Program will provide forgivable educational loans for high school seniors and graduates in eligible counties who agree to enter a criminal justice profession in an eligible county in N.C. This fellowship will fund an Applied Associate Degree in Criminal Justice or Committee approved related field of study, from any North Carolina Community college. Students who receive the educational loan would have 5 years to repay, though it would be forgiven if they enter and remain in a criminal justice profession within N.C. for 4 years in an eligible county.

The types of jobs that the fellows can go into include: state and local sworn law-enforcement officers, state correctional officers, sworn sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, detention officers, state juvenile justice officers, and telecommunicators under the direct supervision of a law enforcement agency and other correctional officers maintained by local governments and juvenile justice agencies.

One hundred fellowships will be awarded each year and the first class will begin in the fall of 2019. The closing date this year for the application for the Criminal Justice Fellows Program is April 30th, 2019.

Criminal Justice Fellows Program Brochure
Criminal Justice Fellows Program Flyer

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2019 NCCA Annual Awards Announced

NCCA is pleased to announce 2019 Annual Award Winners presented at the NCCA Annual Conference February 21, 2019.

  • Don C. Locke Multicultural & Social Justice Award – Inaugural award presented to Dr. Phyllis Post
  • Jane E. Myers Wellness Counseling Award – Inaugural award presented to Dr. Stephen Kennedy
  • Administrator of the Year Award – Molly Hayes
  • Innovation/Creativity in Counseling Award – Dr. Nicole Stargell
  • Professional Writing and/or Research Award – Dr. Allison Crowe
  • Beginning Counselor Award – Sarah Mehta

Division Recognition Awards:

  • Most Improved Division – NCAARC – NC Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling, Award presented to NCAARC President Todd Bolin
  • Most Effective Membership Drive/Recruitment – NCGSA – NC Graduate Student Association, President Chris Hieb
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Call for Spring 2019 Newsletter Submissions

NCCA Members: We are now collecting submissions for the Spring 2019 edition of the Carolina Counselor.  Please consider submitting short articles, resource lists, personal reflections, pictures, news, and updates that you would like to share with members of our association.  Deadline for submissions is February 22, 2019.

See our Carolina Counselor page for topics requested and submission guidelines.

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2019 Annual Conference

Make plans to join us at the NCCA Annual Conference February 20-22 in Durham.
This annual event offers innovative pre-conference sessions and educational sessions centered on the theme “Counselors Committed to Advocacy”, plus social events and more.

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Visit the 2019 Annual Conference page for the latest information.

 

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2019 NCCA Award Nominations

The North Carolina Counseling Association wishes to recognize professional excellence and service. All members are urged to take a moment to reflect on the excellence of colleagues and consider nominating them to one of the annual awards to be presented at the 2019 NCCA Annual Conference, February 20-22, 2019, at the Durham Convention Center in Durham, NC.

Nominations must be made by members of NCCA. Nominees must be members of NCCA. Exemptions to this requirement may be the Administrator of the Year and Special Citizen’s Merit Award.

The awards nomination deadline is January 18, 2019.

Awards presented are:

  • The Ella Stephens Barrett Award for excellence in professional leadership
  • Administrator of the Year Award
  • Innovation/Creativity in Counseling Award
  • Professional Writing and/or Research Award
  • Devoted Service Award
  • Special Citizen’s Merit Award
  • Don C. Locke Multicultural & Social Justice Award
  • Jane E. Myers Wellness Counseling Award

Division Recognition Awards:

  • Most Improved Division
  • Most Effective Membership Drive/Recruitment

For more information about these awards and to submit a nomination, click HERE.

Please direct questions to Dr. Theresa Kascsak, Awards Committee email: tkascsakphd@icloud.com

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NCCA supports the American Counseling Association Resolution on Gun Violence in Schools

On February 27, 2018, the American Counseling Association adopted a resolution “supporting and highlighting the role that school counselors play in addressing the anxiety, stress, and trauma students experience after a school shooting. The resolution underscores the vital role that school counselors play in helping students cope with adverse conditions.”

For the full resolution, follow this link: ACA Resolution

 

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2018 NCCA Annual Conference

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The 2018 Conference was very successful!  

Photos & information from the event coming soon!

Conference Dates: Thursday, February 1, 2018 – Friday, February 2, 2018

Location: Durham Convention Center, Durham, NC

Conference at a glance:  Conference Schedule

 

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2018 NCCA Awards

Dear NCCA Members:

The North Carolina Counseling Association wishes to recognize professional excellence and service in the field of counseling during 2017. This is a fantastic way to acknowledge the efforts and accomplishments of colleagues and fellow clinicians in the field. All members are urged to take a moment to reflect on the excellence of colleagues and consider nominating them to one of the annual awards to be presented at the 2018 NCCA Annual Conference, February 1-2, 2018, at the Durham Convention Center in Durham, NC.

To view the 2018 Award winners – please see this year’s Conference Page – under “Events”

 

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