Counselor Education

Jul 9, 2020

Professor Sylvia Nassar Provides Recommendations for Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling as Guest Co-editor of Journal of Counseling and Development

Professor Sylvia Nassar’s experiences with discrimination as a child of immigrant parents was a contributing factor to her ultimate career as a counselor with a focus on multiculturalism and social justice. She recently expanded on that work as the guest co-editor of a special edition of the Journal of Counseling and Development.

Jun 17, 2020

Professor Sylvia Nassar Addresses Global Unemployment Issues Through Career Builders Toolkit Project

Over the course of 30 years working with issues related to career counseling, Professor Sylvia Nassar, Ph.D., realized that there were no uniform interventions to address the vast, worldwide problem of unemployment, particularly among younger populations. She has worked to address that issue through research that led to the development of the free Career Builders Toolkit.

Apr 23, 2020

Counseling and Counselor Education Doctoral Student Wesley Wade ‘23PHD Wins Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Staff

Wesley Wade ‘23PHD has received the Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Staff for his ability to go above and beyond to support students in his role at the Career Development Center. He will continue to provide support to many as a counselor when he graduates with a Ph.D. from the College of Education’s Counseling and Counselor Education program.

Apr 17, 2020

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Students Share Common Mental Health Struggles of COVID-19, Tips for Coping

The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been taking a toll on mental health. Clinical mental health counseling students Brent Michel ‘21MED and Jenny Deschler ‘20MED are sharing some of the most common struggles people are experiencing and offer tips for coping with the crisis.

Apr 14, 2020

Counselors and Educators Should Check-in With Students, Prioritize Mental Health and Well-being During Coronavirus (COVID-19) School Closures

K-12 students may be feeling increased stress and isolation as they remain home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Adria Shipp Dunbar, Ph.D., says that it’s important that counselors and educators prioritize students’ mental health and help them to feel a continued sense of community.

Apr 10, 2020

Counseling Today: Managing the Culture of Breaking News

Adria Dunbar, Ph.D., assistant professor of counselor education at the NC State College of Education offers advice for counselors and their clients to control the way they interact with their social media news feeds. 

Apr 9, 2020

NC State College of Education Students Lend a Helping Hand, Find Creative Ways to Support Educators and Each Other Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

As North Carolina and the nation work to combat the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), education is moving online and into the home. Students from the NC State College of Education are lending a helping hand to each other and communities.

Mar 31, 2020

Counseling and Counselor Education Doctoral Student BJ Durham ’22PHD Aspires to Make A Difference in the Lives of Athletes

Doctoral student BJ Durham '22PHD came to the NC State College of Education for the counseling and counselor education program. He has always wanted to help people, physically and mentally. As a former college basketball player, Durham aspires to counsel athletes.

Mar 18, 2020

POSTPONED: Don C. Locke Multicultural and Social Justice Symposium

Join us for the 3rd Annual Don C. Locke Multicultural and Social Justice Symposium, where National Academy of Education President Gloria Ladson-Billings will deliver a keynote address. The event is free and open to the campus community. Registration is encouraged.

Mar 5, 2020

Counselor Education Doctoral Student Felix Morton IV ‘23PHD Named 2020-2021 Chi Sigma Iota Leadership Fellow, Will Attend American Counseling Association Conference

Felix Morton IV ‘23PHD, a doctoral student in counseling and counselor education, was selected as a 2020-2021 Chi Sigma Iota Leadership Fellow, which allows him to attend the American Counseling Association (ACA) Conference and Expo in San Diego, Calif., April 15-19, 2020.