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  • August 11, 2022 4:21 PM | Alexander Fields (Administrator)

     

    2022 SACES Diversity Conference Scholarship

    The deadline to submit an application for a conference scholarship is August 22, 2022 with anticipated notification by September 1, 2022. 

    In a new initiative to support individuals who have had limited conference experiences and lack of access to professional development opportunities the Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision now offers scholarships to current professionals and counselor education students.  Each award is awarded based on financial need, professional status, and access to conference attendance.  Five scholarships are awarded for each SACES conference in the amount up to $1000 to cover the cost of attending the SACES Conference. Scholarship recipients MUST be current SACES members.

    SELECTION CRITERIA USED TO DETERMINE CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS:

    • Current SACES member.
    • Doctoral student or new professional (<5 years in the field)
    • Identify with an underrepresented identity and/or be a first generation student. (10 points)
    • One letter of recommendation – one from the applicant’s supervisor/advisor.  (20 points)
    • Explanation of financial need. (20 points)
    • Professional and Personal Identity Statement. (20 points)
    • Copy of a current vita (5 pages max). (20 points)
    • Acknowledgement that you this would be your first SACES conference.
    • Acknowledgement that you will be able to volunteer for 5 hours during the conference.
    • Acknowledgement that you are not receiving any other funding from SACES.

    Only current SACES members may apply for scholarship funds. If you are not a current member, please join before continuing with the application.

    All applicants must upload 1 reference letter to this application from the applicant’s supervisor.  The letter should address applicant’s job/student responsibilities and professional contributions. The letter should also show support of the applicant attending the conference.

    * If you are granted a scholarship, it is understood that you will attend the SACES Conference and volunteer to assist during the conference for 5 hours.

    To apply, please complete required areas found here: https://forms.gle/A8xRpda4a9EVttCu5

  • August 03, 2022 5:51 PM | Alexander Fields (Administrator)

    SACES Graduate Student Committee Meeting

    Friday, August 26th at 11:00 AM (EST) 


    Hello Fellow Graduate Students!

    We are excited to welcome you back with the first meeting of the academic year! 

    We are holding our first graduate student committee meeting of the Fall semester on Friday, August 26th at 11:00 AM EST. I hope you can all join us to find out ways that you can connect with other graduate students and become more involved. We look forward to seeing returning students as well as new faces!

    Please reach out to me if I can do anything to support you, or you would like to see something included on the agenda. Additional Zoom information is below: 

    Lauren Flynn is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

    Topic: SACES Graduate Student Committee Meeting
    Time: Aug 26, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85117228811

    Meeting ID: 851 1722 8811

    Warmly,

    Lauren Flynn - GSR

     

  • July 28, 2022 6:10 PM | Alexander Fields (Administrator)

    Call for SACES Treasurer


    Candidates for SACES’s Treasurer

    The SACES Executive Committee is seeking applications for the position of SACES Treasurer for a three year term (2023-2026).  The term of the Treasurer to be appointed is July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2026, with potential for extensions based on the discretion of the current SACES President. Onboarding will take place during Fall 2022 and Spring 2023. TheSACES Treasurer is an active member of the Executive Committee and is integral to providing fiscal oversight to the organization.


    According to the SACES Association’s Bylaws:

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Collaborate with SACES Executive Committee to develop and submit an annual operational budget (typically by May 1st each year)
    2. Collaborate with SACES Conference Coordinator and SACES Executive Committee to develop and submit a regional conference budget (typically by Jan 1st for conference years)
    3. Collect all invoices for regional expenses and forward them to ACES Executive Director
    4. Maintain an accurate accounting of ongoing regional revenue and expenses to reconcile with ACES records.
    5. Submit a mid and annual Treasurer’s report to SACES Executive Committee and post to website.
    6. Provide written and verbal Treasurer’s report to the General Assembly/Business Meetings during the SACES/ACES conferences each fall.
    7. Chair Budget and Finance Committee; submit annual plan, mid-year, and final committee report of activities and recommendations (typically by May 1st)


    Meeting Participation

    1. Participate in SACES Executive Committee Annual Planning (typically held in person each January)
    2. Participate in ongoing Executive Committee meetings (held virtually each month)
    3. Participate in SACES General Assembly/Business Meetings (held during ACES or SACES Conference each fall)
    4. Participate in SACES meeting during ACA Convention (each spring, if possible)


    Applications must be received by August 25, 2022
    . Any member of the association is eligible for nomination; however, previous involvement in SACES and budgeting/accounting skills are preferred. Please send, in one PDF, a letter of interest (up to 2 pages) discussing your experience with the duties and responsibilities above, a list of 2 references, and a current CV to Dr. Sejal Barden, Past-president@saces.org. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom and the final candidate will be selected by the SACES Executive Committee in Fall 2022.

  • July 18, 2022 3:35 PM | Alexander Fields (Administrator)

    Call for 2022 SACES Research and Grant Proposals

    SACES is now accepting applications to fund innovative best practices and research studies related to counselor education and supervision for up to $500 each. This grant competition is open to both professional and student members of SACES. Because of their need and limited funding available for student research, student researchers are especially encouraged to apply. Individuals may submit (or be part of a submission team) for only one proposal. Grants recipients will be notified in September and announced during the SACES 2022 Conference.

    Submissions are due on August 1st  by 5:00 pm EST via email to Dr. Sejal Barden, past-president@saces.org

    Proposal Format: Researchers must submit two PDFs of their proposals (one blind copy and one with author identification) via email (save file name to only include title of study on blind copy).  Please use the following Proposal Outline below and ensure your document is:

    • Typed in 12-point font, double spaced, with one-inch margins
    • Maximum of five pages, excluding references. The committee will not review applications exceeding the 5-page limit.

    Proposal Outline:

    1. Literature Review (10 points): Relevant to the research and practice of counselor education and supervision. The literature review includes a problem statement, the purpose of the study, and the rationale.

    2. Methods (15 points): Provides a concise description of participants, measures, data collection procedures, and data analysis. The methods reflect evidence-based and rigorous processes.

    3. Timeline (5 points): Provides a detailed timeline of project and research activities (e.g., IRB submission, participant recruitment, data collection, data, analysis, dissemination of findings).

    4. Budget (5 points): Well-articulated and tied to conducting the study.

    5. Plan for Distribution or Publication (5 points): Inclusion of steps and dates provided.

    6. Ethical considerations (5 points): Indicate that the study has gone through the university review board.

    7. References (5 points): At least five credible sources in APA 7th ed. format. Seminal publications and publications are strongly encouraged within the last seven years.

    Additional Requirements: Grant recipients must submit mid- and end-of-year reports, including a budget expense report. Award recipients are encouraged to disseminate their findings at a SACES/ACES conference and manuscript submission to the SACES journal, Teaching, and Supervision in Counseling.

  • July 05, 2022 12:12 PM | Alexander Fields (Administrator)

    Call for SACES Treasurer


    Candidates for SACES’s Treasurer

    The SACES Executive Committee is seeking applications for the position of SACES Treasurer for a three year term (2023-2026).  The term of the Treasurer to be appointed is July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2026, with potential for extensions based on the discretion of the current SACES President.  Onboarding will take place during Fall 2022 and Spring 2023. The SACES Treasurer is an active member of the Executive Committee and is integral to providing fiscal oversight to the organization.


    According to the SACES Association’s Bylaws:

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Collaborate with SACES Executive Committee to develop and submit an annual operational budget (typically by May 1st each year)
    2. Collaborate with SACES Conference Coordinator and SACES Executive Committee to develop and submit a regional conference budget (typically by Jan 1st for conference years)
    3. Collect all invoices for regional expenses and forward them to ACES Executive Director
    4. Maintain an accurate accounting of ongoing regional revenue and expenses to reconcile with ACES records.
    5. Submit a mid and annual Treasurer’s report to SACES Executive Committee and post to website.
    6. Provide written and verbal Treasurer’s report to the General Assembly/Business Meetings during the SACES/ACES conferences each fall.
    7. Chair Budget and Finance Committee; submit annual plan, mid-year, and final committee report of activities and recommendations (typically by May 1st)


    Meeting Participation

    1. Participate in SACES Executive Committee Annual Planning (typically held in person each January)
    2. Participate in ongoing Executive Committee meetings (held virtually each month)
    3. Participate in SACES General Assembly/Business Meetings (held during ACES or SACES Conference each fall)
    4. Participate in SACES meeting during ACA Convention (each spring, if possible)


    Applications must be received by August 25, 2022
    . Any member of the association is eligible for nomination; however, previous involvement in SACES and budgeting/accounting skills are preferred. Please send, in one PDF, a letter of interest (up to 2 pages) discussing your experience with the duties and responsibilities above, a list of 2 references, and a current CV to Dr. Sejal Barden, Past-president@saces.org. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom and the final candidate will be selected by the SACES Executive Committee in Fall 2022.

  • July 01, 2022 2:26 PM | Alexander Fields (Administrator)

    Call for 2022 SACES Research and Grant Proposals

    SACES is now accepting applications to fund innovative best practices and research studies related to counselor education and supervision for up to $500 each. This grant competition is open to both professional and student members of SACES. Because of their need and limited funding available for student research, student researchers are especially encouraged to apply. Individuals may submit (or be part of a submission team) for only one proposal. Grants recipients will be notified in September and announced during the SACES 2022 Conference.

    Submissions are due on August 1st  by 5:00 pm EST via email to Dr. Sejal Barden, past-president@saces.org

    Proposal Format: Researchers must submit two PDFs of their proposals (one blind copy and one with author identification) via email (save file name to only include title of study on blind copy).  Please use the following Proposal Outline below and ensure your document is:

    • Typed in 12-point font, double spaced, with one-inch margins
    • Maximum of five pages, excluding references. The committee will not review applications exceeding the 5-page limit.

    Proposal Outline:

    1. Literature Review (10 points): Relevant to the research and practice of counselor education and supervision. The literature review includes a problem statement, the purpose of the study, and the rationale.

    2. Methods (15 points): Provides a concise description of participants, measures, data collection procedures, and data analysis. The methods reflect evidence-based and rigorous processes.

    3. Timeline (5 points): Provides a detailed timeline of project and research activities (e.g., IRB submission, participant recruitment, data collection, data, analysis, dissemination of findings).

    4. Budget (5 points): Well-articulated and tied to conducting the study.

    5. Plan for Distribution or Publication (5 points): Inclusion of steps and dates provided.

    6. Ethical considerations (5 points): Indicate that the study has gone through the university review board.

    7. References (5 points): At least five credible sources in APA 7th ed. format. Seminal publications and publications are strongly encouraged within the last seven years.

    Additional Requirements: Grant recipients must submit mid- and end-of-year reports, including a budget expense report. Award recipients are encouraged to disseminate their findings at a SACES/ACES conference and manuscript submission to the SACES journal, Teaching, and Supervision in Counseling.

  • June 02, 2022 12:09 PM | Alexander Fields (Administrator)

    Call for Summer 2022 Newsletter Submissions

    We are looking for submissions for consideration in our Summer 2022 issue of the SACES Newsletter. This issue will be an edition about Education - foster best practices in teaching and professional development

    Submissions must be between 500 and 800 words (not counting references) and sent electronically as a Word document to newsletter@saces.org. Please include the author’s name(s), credentials, affiliation(s), and photo(s) in .jpg, .tif or .gif format. 

    For questions or more information, please contact the editors at newsletter@saces.org. You can also check out previous newsletter issues available from the SACES website.  Contributions are needed by Sunday, June 19th.

    For questions or more information, please contact the editors at newsletter@saces.org.

    All the best,

    Andrea Kirk- Jenkins and Isabel Farrell
    Co-Editors SACES Newsletter

  • June 02, 2022 12:06 PM | Alexander Fields (Administrator)

    Call for SACES 2022 Awards

    Please consider nominating your peers, colleagues, and students for a SACES award.

    Our awards program is one way we take time to recognize each other for outstanding work in counselor education and supervision. 

    The 2022 SACES Awards open for nominees are:

    • OUTSTANDING TEACHING AWARD
    • LOCKE-PAISLEY OUTSTANDING MENTORING AWARD
    • L. DIANNE BORDERS CLINICAL SUPERVISION AWARD
    • OUTSTANDING TENURED COUNSELOR EDUCATOR AWARD
    • OUTSTANDING PRE-TENURE COUNSELOR EDUCATOR AWARD
    • OUTSTANDING GRADUATE STUDENT - DOCTORAL LEVEL AWARD
    • OUTSTANDING GRADUATE STUDENT - MASTER'S LEVEL AWARD
    • COURTLAND LEE SOCIAL JUSTICE AWARD
    • OUTSTANDING MASTER'S COUNSELOR EDUCATION PROGRAM
    • OUTSTANDING DOCTORAL COUNSELOR EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION PROGRAM
    • SACES OUTSTANDING STATE AWARD

    Eligibility criteria and nomination details can be found at the following link: 

    http://www.saces.org/Awards

    Please send nomination packets, and any inquiries about nominations or the 2022 SACES awards, to the awards committee co-chairs at awards@saces.org. Nomination packets are due by July 15, 2022.

    Best,

    Viki Kelchner, Ph.D. and Lacey Ricks, Ph.D., NCC, NCSC

  • April 20, 2022 10:18 AM | Alexander Fields (Administrator)

    Spring 2022 Newsletter

    The Spring 2022 Newsletter is now available! In this edition: 

    • President’s Message
    • 2021-2022 SACES Leadership
    • Engaging and Leading Future Counseling Leaders
    • Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership: An Approach for Advocacy and Community with the Black Community
    • Counselor Trainees Understanding Child Welfare Involvement Using the MSJCC
    • Building Mindful Community
    • Peer Support in Times of COVID and Beyond
    • Navigating Trauma: Utilizing a Mindfulness Based Intervention Approach
    • Teaching and Supervision in Counseling Latest 2021 Issues
    • Faculty Connection in a Disconnected World
    • Supervision Interest Network

    You may review past copies of newsletters here on the SACES website.  

    Call for Summer 2022 Submissions

    We are looking for submissions for consideration in our Summer 2022 issue of the SACES Newsletter. This issue will be an edition about Education - foster best practices in teaching and professional development

    Submissions must be between 500 and 800 words (not counting references) and sent electronically as a Word document to newsletter@saces.org. Please include the author’s name(s), credentials, affiliation(s), and photo(s) in .jpg, .tif or .gif format. 

    For questions or more information, please contact the editors at newsletter@saces.org. You can also check out previous newsletter issues available from the SACES website. Contributions are needed by Sunday, June 19th.

    For questions or more information, please contact the editors at newsletter@saces.org.

    All the best,

    Andrea Kirk- Jenkins and Isabel Farrell

    Co-Editors SACES Newsletter

  • April 20, 2022 10:17 AM | Alexander Fields (Administrator)

    Call for SACES Graduate Student Representative-Designee

    SACES is currently accepting applications from doctoral students who are early in their academic program to serve as the 2022-2023 Graduate Student Representative Designee. A complete description of the SACES  GSR-Designee requirements can be found here.

    The GSR-designee (GSR-D) will serve for a two-year service commitment (year one as a designee and year two as the GSR). A graduate student serving as a GSR-D can serve as a new faculty member or supervisor for only the second year of service as the GSR.

    To apply, please email the following materials in one PDF to Dodie Limberg at past-president@saces.org 

    1. A cover letter describing your educational and other relevant experiences to the position, including your previous and/or current involvement with SACES.

    2. A current CV  

    3. Your answer to this question: “How would you see yourself contributing to SACES in this role?”

    Applications are due Tuesday May 10, 2022

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