NBCC Visions Newsletter

NBCC Visions is our official newsletter. It is published electronically every month and delivered to all NCCs via email.

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Proposed Rules Threaten Counselor Scope of Practice in Michigan

Proposed Rules Threaten Counselor Scope of Practice in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has proposed rules that would drastically affect the counseling profession in the state. The proposed rule changes repeal nearly the entire scope of practice for Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs). NBCC has been working with stakeholders to actively oppose these changes.


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NBCC Announces its New Board Director

NBCC Announces its New Board Director

NBCC and Affiliates welcomes Dr. Monalisa McGee, NCC, MAC, LPC, LMHP, CPC, LMHC, to the 2019-20 Board of Directors of the National Board for Certified Counselors.


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Two Programs Awarded Grants for CACREP Application

Two Programs Awarded Grants for CACREP Application

LaGrange College and Norfolk State University are the 2019–20 recipients of the NBCC and Affiliates Grant for Initial CACREP Accreditation. The individual $9,000 grants assist the universities as they work through phases of applying for CACREP accreditation.


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SPOTLIGHT

SPOTLIGHT

Rachel Siehs, NCC, LMHC, finds her most rewarding work in counseling adolescents and young adults—often journeying with them through crises. Siehs never imagined she would face her own crisis at the age of 27, in the form of Hodgkin’s lymphoma.


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NBCC Initiatives Working for Board Certified Counselors

NBCC Initiatives Working for Board Certified Counselors

NBCC continues to provide new tools for board certified counselors to distinguish themselves and increase their visibility in the pool of mental health professionals.


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TPC Wins Major Award for Publication Excellence

TPC Wins Major Award for Publication Excellence

The Professional Counselor (TPC), NBCC’s peer-reviewed, open-access online journal, has won an APEX Award for Publication Excellence for the seventh consecutive year. This year, TPC won a Grand Award, signifying its status in the top 100 of 1,300 publications judged by APEX.


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Meet Your NBCC Team

Meet Your NBCC Team

Andreea Tiganus, an Ethics Coordinator with NBCC’s Credentialing and Quality Assurance division, discusses her love of family and the law, as well as adjusting to life in the U.S. after arriving from Romania in 2014.


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Online Program to Offer Board Certified Counselors Certificates and More

Online Program to Offer Board Certified Counselors Certificates and More

Under a partnership with TheAwardGroup, NBCC is creating a simple, quick way for board certified counselors to obtain the free certificate they gain upon certification or recertification.


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SPOTLIGHT

SPOTLIGHT

LaTonya Summers, PhD, NCC, MAC, LCAS, LPCS, understands the struggle to be authentic in the workplace. She initiated a new research study with a goal of better understanding African-American women's perceptions about upward mobility, career compromise, and natural hair bias in the workplace.


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EBCC Fosters Mental Health Awareness, Counseling Overseas

EBCC Fosters Mental Health Awareness, Counseling Overseas

The European Board for Certified Counselors (EBCC), incorporated in 2010, has made great strides in promoting the value of counseling overseas and in increasing mental health awareness and support.


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