January 14, 2022 from 9am-12pm
Theme: “Empowering Veterans through Career and Mental Health Counseling in the Midst of COVID”
The North Carolina Central University Department of Counseling and Higher Education and the Career Counseling Program invite you to the 2022 Virtual Career Institute, entitled, “Empowering Veterans through Career and Mental Health Counseling in the Midst of COVID.” This event will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, and will bring together professionals and graduate students from around the state who are interested in career, mental health, and rehabilitation development for a networking and learning opportunity.
- Dr. Seth Hayden will be the Keynote Speaker. He is presently the National Career Development Association's President and has completed numerous research projects in the military and veterans' population over the years.
- Dr. Latonia Laffite is a counselor educator that is also a veteran. She has served in the active duty Army and the Air Force Reserves. She retired from the military as a Senior Master Sergeant (E-8) and worked for the Wounded Warrior Project, assisting veterans with getting the careers that they would like to have and the therapeutic services that they need.
- Dr. Kerri McCullough works with current reserve members and national guardsman that need assistance with career development. Dr. McCullough is currently a Staff Sergeant (E-5) in the Air National Guard in the District of Columbia.
- Panel with student veterans and military personnel who will discuss their careers and mental health challenges over the years.
Attendees will earn a certificate of up to 3 clock hours of continuing education for this half day conference.