Marion Counseling Services, PLLC, a private practice in Jackson, MS, has positions available for Licensed Professional Counselors. The selected individuals will provide therapy on-site in the Jackson Public School District. The work and holiday schedules will be the same as that of school staff. Salary and benefits are competitive. If interested, please fax a resume in confidence to 601-956-4817 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MS Department of Mental Health Conference, September 9 - 11, 2014
2014 Trauma Informed Care Conference will be held at the Jackson Convention Complex. The goal of this conference is to build skills, knowledge and awareness in order to respond effectively and appropriately to various aspects of child, adolescent and adult trauma. To learn more or register, click here.
The NBCC Foundation announces a new scholarship opportunity available through a partnership with the Center for Credentialing and Education. The program provides financial assistance to individuals pursuing the training necessary to become a Board Certified Coach. For more information visit the NBCC website.
A few months ago, the Mississippi Counseling Association partnered with the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling (AARC), ACA's division of research and assessment, as part of a national survey to determine research training needs for counselors. With a total of
278 people responding from Mississippi, we had the highest response of all 50 states. Access a summary of Mississippi's results to see how we stand.
The theme of the MCA Fall Conference is CRISIS & OPPORTUNITY - Counselors live, work & play at the intersection of "Crisis & Opportunity." The program will be based on TRUE COLORS Personality-based training. Tracks will be designed to appeal to the learning styles of each of the 4 True ColorsPersonality types. To get the most out of the annual conference, take the True Color Quiz so you can align you educational sessions with your personal style.
The NBCC Board of Directors recently approved changes to the NBCC Continuing Education Policies and Procedures regarding co-sponsorship. To read about these changes, click here.
Welcome to Mississippi Counseling Associations New Web Site!
MCA is launching its new web site and we hope you like the new look. The new site will allow you to more easily search the site and edit your records. This is a learning process for those of us who administer the site so we are asking your patience until we get everything in proper working order. If you have any questions or suggestions please let us know. In the meantime, enjoy the new site.
Fall Conference Update
MCA's 2014 Conference Program at a Glance is here. Click here to view the exciting offerings.
Also don't forget to take the True Colors quiz to help you achieve the most from the conference, please take the short quiz and send to ksimmons@HBHS9.com by October 31, 2014. You can also take it online by clicking here.
MCA Wants You
MCA is only as strong as our members. Your membership will strengthen MCA but more importantly it will give you access to education, information and networking with counselors across the state.
Need help? Contact the MCA executive office at email@example.com
Calendar of EventsOctober 10, 2014 Northeast Region Fall Meeting
October 15, 2014 Poetry and Poster Contest Application Deadline
October 24, 2014 Northwest Region Fall Meeting
October 24, 2014 Gulf Coast Region Fall Workshop & Meeting
October 31, 2014 True Colors Quiz Deadline
November 5-7, 2014 MCA Fall Conference