Thursday, September 29, 2016

National Louis University Counseling Association Invitation

NLUCA – National Louis University’s Counseling Association invites you, your fellow professors and the students enrolled in your counseling program to attend our 2nd Annual CARE Fair – (Counseling And Resource Expo). Our free event will be held on Saturday, October 8, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the Wheeling campus, 1000 Capitol Drive, Wheeling, IL, 60090.

During the CARE Fair, there will be the opportunity to network with professionals in the counseling field to get information about possible internships, employment and ways to get involved and make a difference. There are also four professional development sessions throughout the event and free CEUs are included. Ashley Glover, Public Health Advocate at Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center, will lead a “Supporting Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse” session. Steve Ruohomaki, L.C.S.W., Viet Nam era Army veteran, will lead the “Managing the Memories” session. Halley Jacobs, NLUCA President, will lead a “DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy): Core Mindfulness Skills” session. Traci Flowers, M.A., M.Ed., College Counselor at Loyola Academy, and IACAC Delegate Director-Secondary, from IACAC will lead a “Professional Development Opportunities in College Counseling” session. There is additional information about each session on the attached flyer.

The following agencies and organizations will be represented at the CARE Fair: Amita Health, Chicago Behavioral Hospital, Extra Mile Veteran Care, IACAC (Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling), ICA (Illinois Counseling Association), ICDA (Illinois Career Development Association), MaineStay, NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), National Louis University's Inclusive U, National Runaway Safeline, Nicasa, Skylight Counseling Center, and Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact me.

Lisa Mandl
NLUCA Vice President/Program Chair