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Friday, October 21 2022

13th Annual Counseling Symposium

Event Location: Virtual via Zoom Event Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

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Sponsored by

Gardner-Webb School of Psychological Science and Counselor Education & Gamma Alpha Omega Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota

This year’s symposium features two keynote presentations in the morning. The topics are Recognizing and Addressing Multiple Impacts of Trauma through Holistic Treatment and Providing a Second Wind: The Role of the School Counselor. Scroll down for more information about the presenters.

The afternoon will feature presentations by graduate students enrolled in one of Gardner-Webb’s Graduate Counseling Programs. You may select from among 10 poster sessions and seven 30-45 minute education sessions on a variety of topics presented by Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling Program students.

There is no cost for attendees, but you must register in order to receive log in instructions for the event. Please register no later than noon on Thursday, October 20. Registration includes continuing education credit for the keynote presentations (2.5 hours) for counseling professionals in school and mental health settings.

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Friday, October 21, 2022

The webinar link will open at 8:30. Plan to sign in at least 10 minutes before 9:00 to ensure that you will not miss any of the session.

  • 9:00-12:00 Keynote Presentations
  • 12:00-12:30 Lunch Break
  • 12:30-3:30 Graduate Student Presentations on a Variety of Topics

Keynote Presentations

Recognizing and Addressing Multiple Impacts of Trauma through Holistic Treatment

Anthony Andrews

Anthony Andrews, Ph.D., CRC, LCMHC, LCAS, TF-CBT

Dr. Anthony Andrews is co-owner of Andrews Counseling and Consulting, PLLC. Dr. Andrews also works as a professor of Rehabilitation Counseling in a CACREP accredited Counselor Education Program. Dr. Andrews’ research interests include rehabilitation education related to the mass incarceration and recidivism of African American Males. He also has research interest in trauma-informed care, mentorship, and disability. His educational background includes degrees in Sociology (B.A.), Rehabilitation Counseling (M.S.), and Rehabilitation Counseling and Counselor Education (Ph.D.). Dr. Andrews has over 7 years of experience as a clinical rehabilitation counselor. He is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Board Certified Tele-Mental Health Provider (BC-TMH), and Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor- Supervisor (LCMHC-S) in North & South Carolina, Kentucky and in the District of Columbia.

Chuck GordonChuck Gordon, Ed.S.

Mr. Chuck Gordon is the former principal of Boiling Springs High School in Boiling Springs, SC, having served in that role for 14 years until his retirement. He has also served in a principal role at a middle school for eight years, alternative school for one year and an assistant principal for two years. He has been a school counselor and football coach for 13 years. Gordon completed a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Appalachian State University, Master of Educational Counseling from Winthrop University, and an Educational Specialist in Education Administration from Converse College. He has served on many community organizations and received several awards for his community involvement and leadership in education such as the Boiling Springs Citizen of the Year, the South Carolina Closing the Achievement Gap Award, and the South Carolina General Excellence Award. He has been a guest speaker for several churches and organizations and presented in many educational settings. In 2003 he was inducted into the Kings Mountain High School Sports Hall of Fame in Kings Mountain, NC for his accomplishments as a football player and wrestler. Gordon recently entered retirement this year and now spends his time with household projects, traveling, and enjoying time with his family.

Need Assistance?

For additional assistance with registration or questions about the symposium, contact Dr. Linda Greene at [email protected]

Auxiliary aids will be made available to persons with disabilities upon request 48 hours prior to the event. Please call 704-406-4253 or email [email protected] to make a request.

Gardner-Webb University is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for programs that meet NBCC requirements. Sessions for which NBCC-approved clock hours will be awarded are identified in the program bulletin. The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. NBCC ACEP #4514.

Gamma Alpha Omega Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota focuses on promoting excellence in the profession of counseling and hope to get members more involved in professional development, community engagement, wellness, and more.

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