COUNSELOR EDUCATION PROGRAM -- North Carolina Central University
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Welcome to the website for the Counselor Education Program at North Carolina Central University. We are a program within the Department of Counseling and Higher Education in the NCCU School of Education.
If you are interested in applying to our program, please visit all of the links from the menu "Future Students" above. Any additional questions may be directed to our Program Coordinator, Dr. Peggy Whiting.
The Counselor Education Program at North Carolina Central University is pleased to announce the hiring of a new faculty member: Dr. Karlesia Montague.
Dr. Karlesia Montague (she/her/hers) is an Assistant Professor in the Counselor Education Program at North Carolina Central University. She received her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC). Before joining NCCU, Dr. Montague was a faculty member in the Counselor Education Program at Valdosta State University. While at VSU, she served as the co-advisor of the Gamma Nu chapter of CSI and assisted with forming community partnerships with local mental health agencies for the newly developed clinical mental health counseling track.
She is a licensed clinical mental health counselor, licensed clinical addiction specialist, and national certified counselor. Dr. Montague has worked with teens and adults in inpatient (detox) and outpatient settings. Her research interests include suicide prevention within marginalized populations, crisis counseling preparation, and multicultural issues in mental health and higher education, specifically focusing on the Black/African American population.
Applications are currently open for the 2022 NBCC Foundation Scholarship Program and Center for Credentialing & Education awards.
More than 60 scholarships and training awards are now available for counseling students enrolled in CACREP-accredited programs and professionals seeking additional credentials and continuing education opportunities.
The 2022 application period deadline is July 31, 2022. To learn more about the available awards, please visit their website.
In October 2015, the Counseling Program at NCCU was selected as the "Most Outstanding Master's level Counseling Program" by the Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision.
The Counselor Education Program at NCCU is in the early stages of proposing and planning an EdD in Counselor Education and Supervision. As part of doing our due diligence, we need to know the level of interest from the community.
Would you mind completing this short survey about your level of interest? It should only take about two to three minutes of your time.
Would you like to subscribe to the nccuCounseling calendar? This calendar will contain all dates from the KEY DATES letter/announcement. Click the image below to find out how to subscribe to our program calendar: