Break By the Lake, an annual conference for Student Service Personnel organized by the Counseling faculty, was held October 2nd at Lake Logan Episcopal Center. Over 150 personnel attended from 10 different school districts for a wide variety of training sessions. The main presenters were Dale Brotherton, professor of counseling, and Jennifer Pharr Davis, current Appalachian Trail overall fastest time record holder.
Phyllis Robertson, interim department head of Human Services, and Jennifer Full, School Counseling alumna, have published an article titled “Rural School Counselors and LGBTQ Students” in the Journal of School Counseling. The article examines traditional approaches to professional development on sexual minority issues and proposes alternative educational opportunities for rural school counselors.
Phyllis Robertson, interim department head of Human Services, and two alumni of our graduate Counseling program, Donna Banks and Maegan Brown, will lead workshops at the North Carolina School Counselor Association’s Western Summer Academy on July 17th at the WCU Biltmore Park location. For more information and event registration, visit http://www.ncschoolcounselor.org/event-1917886
Prospective students can learn more about programs in our college and others at Biltmore Park Town Square at an Open House session on Tuesday, March 24. For more information, see the WCU News article.