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Counselor Day


12th Annual Counselor Day

Friday, November 9th, 2018
9:00am - 2:00pm
Ohio University Southern - Ironton Campus


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.

Making Our Students Whole: Solving the Puzzle One Piece at a Time

2018 Facilitators


Jim Harris, Ed.D., MSW, Opportunities Consulting Services, LLC.
Dr. Jim Harris is the owner of Opportunities Consulting Services and the Associate Director of the West Virginia Autism Training Center at Marshall University.  He has had several roles in the health and human services field throughout his career as an early interventionist, parent educator, educational consultant, university professor, and behavioral health therapist. 

Dr. Harris has presented at a variety of conferences from the local to the international levels on such topics as behavioral intervention, parenting, positive behavior support, trauma-informed care, organizational change, and many more. 
Kimberly Brazwell, CEO/Founder Kimistry, Columbus, OH.
A native of Columbus, Ohio, Kimberly Brazwell is a trauma-informed social justice advocate.  With nearly 15 years in community and alliance-building, her expertise lies in resiliency efforts, the reduction of non-academic and non-occupational barriers to success, dialogue facilitation, strategic planning, collaborative team and relationship building, training and professional development and event planning. 

In 2010, Brazwell launched her consulting company, KiMISTRY, which specializes in reshaping “fit” perspective by examining the intersectionality of equity and inclusion, behavioral health and holistic wellness. She also serves as Executive Director for the nonprofit, King Lincoln Family Services Corporation which applies a trauma-informed approach to community development.

An undergrad alum of Ohio University and grad alum of The Ohio State University, Brazwell published a memoir on workplace trauma in 2017 entitled, Browning Pleasantville. She has also written multiple poetry chap books and was a contributing author of an in-press textbook for a chapter entitled, “Practical Application of Implicit Racial Debiasing”.  Outside of social justice work, she is a graphic recorder, visual and performing artist and mother of two amazing daughters.


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
Student Resource Commons
Registration deadline is Wednesday, November 7, 2018

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 9, 2018.
Kentucky Counselors: EILA credits have been aproved for this event at no additonal fee.
Attending the event, and registering and paying for CEU 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 9, 2018 and registered for credit.

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