Tuesday, December 1, 2015

PhD in Rehabilitation Counseling and Rehabilitation Counselor Education Program Open House

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Department of Human Development and Services cordially invites you to attend our annual

PhD in Rehabilitation Counseling and Rehabilitation Counselor Education Program
Open House

To be held on Wednesday, December 2nd at 5:00pm
(114 Proctor Hall)

Attendees will have an opportunity to obtain information about the program and ask questions of program faculty and students. We look forward to seeing you there!

Please email Dr. Tyra Turner Whittaker at tnwhitta@ncat.edu by November 26th to confirm your attendance.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

REMBA Conference 2013

The Department of Human Development and Services at North Carolina A&T State University will host the 7th annual Rehabilitation of Racial and Ethnic Minorities with Behavioral Addictions (REMBA) Conference on April 18-19, 2013, at The Grandover Resort in Greensboro, North Carolina. The theme for this year's conference is, “Moving Outside the Box of Trauma and Addiction: Fostering Resilience, Hope, and Recovery in Communities of Color.”
The REMBA Conference attracts Rehabilitation Counselors, Community Counselors, School Counselors, Counselor Educators and Supervisors, Human Service Personnel, Human Resource Professionals, Administrators, Students, and others interested in learning more about addictions in underrepresented communities. CEU's & CRC's will be offered.

The conference planning committee is seeking unique and interactive presentations surrounding topics such as Drug and Alcohol Addictions, Effects of Addiction on Families, Ethics in Addictions and/or Trauma Treatment, Gambling Addictions, Love/Relationship Addictions, and Multicultural Issues in Addictions and/or Trauma. The deadline for presentation proposals is Monday, February 25, 2013. Click here to access the directions for submitting a proposal.

The registration fees and deadlines for the conference are:

Early bird registration deadline: Friday, February 22nd
Early bird registration fee for Students: $40
Early bird registration fee for Professionals: $65

Final registration deadline: Monday, March 25th
Regular registration fee for Students: $45
Regular registration fee for Professionals: $75

Click here to access the registration form for the conference.

Hotel Information:

Grandover Resort & Conference Center
1000 Club Road
Greensboro, NC 27407
Phone: 336-294-1800
Webpage: http://www.grandover.com
Group Rate: $189/night ~ Group Code: REMBA Conference
Room Reservation Deadline: Monday, March 18, 2013
For more information about the REMBA Conference, please call 336-285-4389 or email rembaconference2013@gmail.com

Friday, November 9, 2012

2012 Fall Family Counseling Conference

The 2012 Fall Family Counseling Conference will be held in Proctor Hall at North Carolina A&T State University on November 15th.  The conference theme is Families:  All of Us for Every One.  In addition to break out sessions, the conference will include a panel discussion on the state of families, and a graduate student poster session.  The keynote speaker is Leonard Pitts, nationally acclaimed journalist with the Miami Herald. Conference clusters include:  Families and Trauma, Families and Health Care/Disabilities, Families and Healthy Marriage, Families and Schools, and Families and Cross-cultural Perspectives.  Proposals are welcome and the registration form along with the call for proposals is attached.  For additional information, contact Patricia Whitfield, President of the North Carolina Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, at betheap@ncat.edu or 336-334-7916. To view the event flyer click here. For proposals, please fill out the form here.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Job Opportunity for Rehab Counselors

Job announcement from the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services:

A Rehabilitation of the Blind Specialist located at VS90 in Oklahoma City is a career level position.
Visit the Oklahoma Office of Personnel Management website at www.opm.ok.gov and click on the OKCareers icon on the right side of the page.  Look for OKCareers Recruitment number 120402-K23A-01 in order to apply online.  If you have questions, contact DRS HR unit staff Calvin Small at (405)951-3527

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

REMBA Conference

The REMBA conference is fast approaching.  Here is some information sent out by Calena Creft on the conference.  For more information and to register please contact her at (336) 285-4389.

"I hope everyone is excited about the upcoming REMBA COnference which will take place on April 19-20, 2012!  This year the Pre-Conference's theme will be focused on Trauma and Addictions.  On Friday April 20th, the conference will consist of 16 riveting breakout sessions and two dynamic keynote speaker:  Dr. Geri Miller and Charles S. Dutton.  Dre. Geri Miller is a Licensed Psychologist, a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licenses Clinical Addiction Specialist, and a Substance Abuse Professiona Practice Board Certified Clinical Supervisor who has been in the counseling profession since 1976 and the addictions field since 1979.  She is the author of several textbooks that are used in counseling programs across the country and she was the recipient of the 2010 N.C. Foundation for the Alochol and Drug Studies' Lifetime Achievement Award.  Charles S. Dutton is a respected actor and director.  He is best known for his role as "Roc" in the comedy/drama produced by HBO.  He is a veteran of numerous feature films such as "Q & A", "Aliens 3", "Menace II Society", "Rudy", "A Low Down Dirty Shame", "Cry, Beloved Country", "Nick of Time", "A Time to Kill", "Get on the Bus", "Gothika", "Cookie's Fortune", "Legion", and many more.  He also received an Emmy as the director of the award winning HBO miniseries "The Corner."  Mr. Dutton recovered from a troubled past and will be at the REMBA Conference to share his story!

The registration deadline for the REMBA Conference is March 29, 2012 or until filled to capacity.  Please register early so that you will be guaranteed a spot at this growing conference."  

Looking For a Job?

Dr. Boston recently spoke with Stephanie Woods, a former graduate of our Rehabilitation Counseling Program.  She is currently looking for two people to fill positions in her agency.  One of these positions is dealing with substance abuse, and the other is dealing with vocational rehabilitation.  Applicants with a Masters Degree and CRC are preferred, but students close to graduation are encourage to apply.  You can contact Stephanie at swood@stepbystepcare.org or at 336-339-1379.