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Counselor Day


9th Annual Counselor Workshop Day

Friday, November 13th, 2015
9:00am - 3:00pm
Ohio University Southern - Ironton Campus
Refill, Refresh, Rejuvenate. 
“You cannot serve from an empty vessel” – Eleanor Brownn.
Counselor Day is an annual workshop that helps counselors and youth administrators continue to enhance their skills in order to better serve their students. It is also a great way to earn Continuing Education Credits.

2015 Sessions

Leading, Serving and Living with Strength
Molly Schaller, Ph.D.
Molly Schaller is an Associate Professor in the Department of Counselor Education and Human Services at the University of Dayton. Molly studies human development and researches, writes and presents nationally on topics related to human development, learning, vocation and purpose. Molly is a graduate of the Ohio State University, Miami University and Ohio University.


Protecting and Respecting your Space
Mary L. Virgin, MEd, MA, LPC

Mary Virgin is a retired Assistant Professor at Ohio University Southern, Ironton, Ohio. Mary began her teaching career in the New Albany School District, Columbus, OH for two years,  followed by two years teaching on the Navajo Indian Reservation, Kayenta, AZ before returning to the Tri-state area, in 1979.
After eleven years as faculty and Assistant Professor at Ashland Community College, Ashland , KY, she then began her career as Faculty and Director of the Human Services Technology Degree Program at Ohio University Southern, Ironton, OH for 23 years .
Since retiring in 2012, Mary now enjoys teaching as Adjunct Faculty / Assistant Professor at Ohio University Southern in the Human Services Technology Degree Program.   
Are You Happy & Do You Know It?  Happiness, Stress, & Effectiveness
Jim Harris
Jim Harris is the owner of Opportunities Consulting Services.  He received his Bachelor of Social Work degree from Morehead State University, and his Master of Social Work degree from the University of Kentucky.  He completed his Education Specialist degree with an emphasis in curriculum and instruction at Marshall University.  He is also working on his Doctoral degree from Marshall University focusing on curriculum and instruction as well as childhood behavioral disorders. 

Jim has presented at a variety of conferences from the local to the international levels.  He has worked with children and families throughout his career as an early interventionist, parent educator, educational consultant, and behavioral health therapist.  He is the creator of “10 Things You Need to Know About Kids”, an audio program that helps parents and teachers be more effective in their work with children.  Jim has worked with a variety of public and private entities including the Fred Rogers Company, United States Department of Education, the Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children, and many more.
Jim has made it his life’s work to help people reach their potential. He believes that the art of communication is presenting information in a way that people can understand it and apply it to their lives.
Who should attend Counselor Day?

School counselors and educators
Social workers
Youth counselors
Foster care professionals
Anyone working with students and youth will benefit
We hope you can attend this informative day and enjoy some fun, food and networking!
For more information contact:
Jacki Adkins, Assistant Director
Enrollment and Student Services
Registration deadline is Wednesday, November 11th, 2015!

Counselor Day Registration Form
Attending the event, but not registering for CEU Credit: Complete the form below and submit. You will be registered to attend the event on November 13th, 2015.
Attending the event, and registering and paying for CUE Credit: Complete the form below and submit. After you submit the form you will be taken to a page with information on registration and payment for the CEU credit. After completing the CEU credit form, you will be registered to attend the event on November 13th, 2015 and registered for credit.

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