Friday, April 28, 2017

A Counselor’s View of Ireland

“A Counselor’s View of Ireland”
Dublin, Ireland
August 1-12, 2017

Dear Students and Alumni:
        The National Board for Certified Counselors-International (NBCC-I) and The University of Holy Cross in New Orleans, Louisiana, is offering a study abroad institute for counselors and counseling students in Dublin, Ireland August 1-12, 2017.  The institute is reasonably priced and lasts 12 days.  Participants may earn 25 NBCC approved continuing education hours.  Included in the fees are housing, most meals, seminars by Irish counselors, trip and health insurance, and outings to tourist attractions.  Roundtrip airfare to Dublin is not included in the institute fee and must be arranged individually.
        The web address for the institute, which includes application instructions and a detailed itinerary, is 

Dr. Rebecca Michel has attended the institute in the past and will be attending again this year. Please feel free to contact her with any questions at This institute fills up quickly, so if you are interested be sure to apply! 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Mental Health Writing Contest

"Announcement: Mental Health Writing Contest/ScholarshipWithA $1,000 &
$500 Prize”

BetterHelp is hosting a public mental health writing contest. The winner will receive a $1,000 prize, the runner up will receive $500, and ALL students have a chance to become a regular contributor to the section of the website.

Entries close at 11:59PM (EST) on May 31s1, 2017; anything submitted after that date will not be accepted. More details about the contest can be found at:"