From the President

From the president: More powerful

By Gerard Lawson November 1, 2017

Late summer saw several major hurricanes touch the United States, and the impact of those storms was devastating. Whenever an impending hurricane is described as powerful (as these were), we tend to tune in for predictions of the storm’s path, ongoing coverage as it makes landfall and, finally, initial assessments of the resulting damage. And…continue reading

From the President: When a career path blazes a trail

Gerard Lawson August 31, 2017

Many counselors do not know Carol Bobby personally, but her work has influenced the work of almost every practicing counselor today. Carol began serving as the CEO of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) in 1987 and has helped guide that organization, and the counseling profession, through times of incredible…continue reading

From the President: Resilience and growth after the storm

Gerard Lawson August 3, 2017

Natural disasters don’t discriminate. Storms, floods or fires can impact any community. Human-caused disasters sometimes do discriminate, with certain individuals or communities being targeted (e.g., the shooting at Pulse nightclub) or neglected (e.g., the water crisis in Flint, Michigan). This complicates the work that needs to be done, but whether the disaster is natural or…continue reading