Chapter Leaders Training:
Developing a Successful Chapter Mentorship Program
Dr. Philip Clarke, Assistant Professor & Chair of the CSI Chapter Development Committee, Wake Forest University
Dr. Julia L. Whisenhunt, Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and College Student Affairs, The University of West Georgia
Mr. James W. McMullen, Doctoral Candidate & 2015-2016 CSI Leadership Fellow, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
The presenters in this webinar will outline the primary steps for developing a successful CSI chapter mentorship program. The webinar presenters seek to accomplish the following objectives:
- Provide approaches for assessing and identifying the purpose of your mentorship program.
- Present the key components needed to develop a chapter mentorship program.
- Offer methods for determining the level of structure to implement in your mentorship program.
- Describe the qualities of effective mentoring relationships.
- Identify ethical and boundary considerations in creating a mentorship program.
- Present principles for establishing mentorship in online counseling programs.
- Discuss ways to assess the effectiveness of your mentorship program.
Dr. Philip Clarke is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling at Wake Forest University. His research interests include pedagogical approaches, persons with dementia and their families, and addiction. Dr. Clarke was a CSI Leadership Intern from 2009-2010 during his doctoral studies. He has also been involved with CSI as a Counselors’ Bookshelf Section Editor and Chapter Development Committee member. He is currently the Chair of the Chapter Development Committee.
Julia L. Whisenhunt, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, CPCS, is an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and College Student Affairs at the University of West Georgia. Dr. Whisenhunt has presented in the areas of self-injury, suicide, creativity in counseling, sandtray therapy, play therapy, post-traumatic growth, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, supervision, and Motivational Interviewing. Her primary research foci are self-injury and suicide. Dr. Whisenhunt has clinical experience working with child, adolescent and adult clients who experience a variety of therapeutic issues ranging from problems of adjustment to active psychosis. She has provided therapeutic intervention in partial hospitalization, school, and college counseling settings. Dr. Whisenhunt is a Co-Chapter Faculty Advisor of CSI's Gamma Zeta Chapter, and she is a member of CSI's Chapter Development Committee.
James W. McMullen is a doctoral candidate at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, pursuing a degree in counselor education and supervision. He is certified as a school counselor in both Virginia and North Carolina, a nationally certified counselor, and a licensed professional counselor associate in North Carolina. Jim has been an active CSI member since the beginning of his master’s degree in counseling from Old Dominion University, and most recently completed a three-year tenure as president-elect, president, and past-president with UNC Charlotte’s chapter. He received CSI International’s Outstanding Service to the Chapter Award in 2014 and is currently serving as a Chi Sigma Iota Leadership Fellow. Jim is on the Chapter Development Committee and Chapter Development & Statewide Grants Review Panel for CSI International, as well as a reviewer for the SACES Research Grant Committee. As a clinician, he has worked in the public school, college, and hospital settings. Jim’s research interests have led to state, regional, and national publications and presentations on: counselor identity development, school counseling and interventions, career counseling, and multicultural issues in counseling.
CSI Webinars are free to active members and $39 for guests.
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