Strengthening the Counseling Profession:
The Role of Counselors' Professional Identity
Dr. Donna M. Gibson, Associate Professor of Counselor Education, Virginia Commonwealth University
Friday, November 14, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
In the second webinar in CSI's "Strengthening the Counseling Profession" series, participants will learn:
1. Transformational tasks associated with professional identity development as it relates to counselors-in-training, practitioners, doctoral students, and counselor educators.
2. How to identify where they are at in their own professional identity development.
3. How professional identity transitions from a passive to an active process for individuals in the counseling profession.
4. How to use their professional identity to promote the identity of the counseling profession.
Dr. Donna Gibson is an Associate Professor of Counselor Education at Virginia Commonwealth University and CSI member since 1997 when she studied counseling and counselor education in her doctoral program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Not surprisingly, her research interests as a counselor and counselor educator has included professional identity development and leadership. These interests grew from her involvement in her own CSI chapter activities, as well as committee and leadership activities with CSI International. She has authored numerous journal articles, book chapters, and books, and has presented regionally, nationally, and internationally. Donna has served as President of the Association of Assessment in Counseling and Education (currently, AARC Division of the American Counseling Association) and is the current Editor of the CSI Exemplar.
CSI Webinars are free to active members and $39 for guests.
Registration for the live webinar is now closed. If you are unable to attend the live webinar, you may access the recorded webinar for a CEU clock hour as well; it will be posted on the Recorded Webinars page within 72 hours after the live event.
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