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  • September 17, 2018 8:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dear Counselors, Counselor Educators, Supervisors, and Graduate Students,

    We are looking for submissions for consideration in our Fall issue of the SACES Newsletter. This issue will focus primarily on Education, fostering best practices in teaching and professional development. These topics can apply to practitioners, supervisors, and counselor educators.

    Submissions must be between 500 and 800 words and sent electronically as a Word document to Please include the author name(s), credentials, affiliation(s), and photo(s) in .jpg, .tif or .gif format.

    Students are encouraged to contribute with the support of a faculty member.  For questions or more information, please contact the editors at  You can also check out previous newsletter issues available from the SACES website. 

    Contributions are needed by Friday, October 30, 2018

    All the best,

    Brandee Appling and Andrea Kirk-Jenkins

    Co-Editors SACES Newsletter

  • September 12, 2018 7:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    As many of us prepare for Hurricane Florence to make landfall, we hope that you are making arrangements to keep you and your family safe. We also know many are concerned about what this may mean for the conference.  We are actively monitoring the impact on Myrtle Beach and will share any changes regarding the conference as we receive information about the storm’s impact on our conference hotel in the next week or so. Conference updates will be posted here and sent out via email.

    Stay safe,

    Natoya Haskins, PhD
    SACES President

  • September 10, 2018 8:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Career Connection at SACES 2018 has begun! Career Connection will take place during the SACES conference in Myrtle Beach, SC, on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13. The steps to participate are outlined for hiring institutions and job seekers below, and more information is available on the Career Connection website (

    In order for hiring institutions and job seekers to benefit the most from what Career Connection offers, job postings (from hiring institutions) and CVs (from job seekers) must be submitted to the Career Connection Committee no later than September 15, 2018. However, hiring institutions and job seekers are still welcome and encouraged to join Career Connection after this date.

    Hiring Institutions:

    1. Review the instructions for university representatives.
    2. Complete the Employer Pre-connection Survey 
    3. Send a 1-page PDF of the job description to

    Job Seekers:

    1. Review the instructions for job seekers.
    2. Complete the Job Seeker Pre-connection Survey 
    3. Send a 2-page PDF of your CV to  


    The Career Connection Committee

    Dr. Margaux H. Brown, Co-chair
    Dr. Christian D. Chan, Co-chair
    Dr. Jane Rheineck, Consultant
    Dr. Catherine Roland, Consultant

  • August 28, 2018 12:24 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Summer 2018 Newsletter is now available. In this edition:

    • President’s Message
    • SACES Day of Services
    • 2018-2019 SACES Leadership
    • Special Interest Networks
    • Implications for Language Switching and Counseling Latino Individuals      
    • Fall 2018 Newsletter Submissions
    • The Future Scholars Program: A Counselor Education Community Partnership to Create Systemic Social Change
    • Mindfulness Connecting to Self, to Others, & to Community
    • Secular Counseling Network
    • The Counselor’s Role in Helping Clients to Develop Life Skills
    • Promoting Safety in Schools Through Crisis & Trauma Curriculum
    • Counselors-In-Training & Recent Counseling Grads: Power of a Peer-Based Community
    • Creating a Greater Sense of Community in Counseling through Collaborative Relationships between Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Predominantly White Institutions
    • Counselors & The Opioid Crisis
    • Rural Mental Health: Connecting Professionals in Facilitating Community Cancer Support Group
    • Creating Authentic Connection in Counselor Education
    • SACES Conference Information

      You may review past copies of newsletters or consider submitting something for the Fall issue (due October 19, 2018).

      Contact the SACES Newsletter Co-Editors with questions or submissions:
      Brandee Appling (
      Andrea Jenkins (

    • August 15, 2018 8:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      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 2018 SACES Awards open for nominees are:

      • Outstanding Teaching Award
      • Locke-Paisley Outstanding Mentoring 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 Doctoral Counselor Education and Supervision Program
      • Outstanding Master's Counselor Education Program
      • SACES Outstanding State Award 

      Eligibility criteria and details for award nominations can be found online (

      Please send nomination packets, and any inquiries about nominations or the 2018 SACES awards to the Awards Committee Co-Chair, Lacey Ricks, at Award nomination packets are due by September 5, 2018.


      Lacey Ricks, Ph.D., NCC
      SACES Awards Committee Co-Chair

    • July 16, 2018 12:28 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      Teaching and Supervision in Counseling (TSC) is the official journal of the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES), a region of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES).  The mission of SACES is to empower and support diverse counselor educators and supervisors in scholarship, advocacy, community, education, and supervision.  

      The aim of TSC is to publish high quality scholarship that informs teaching, supervision, and mentoring in educational and clinical settings. Articles may be empirical, conceptual or theoretical, or based on current issues; with an emphasis on empirical research. Articles must be scholarly, grounded in existing literature, and have implications for the counseling profession including, but not limited to, counselor education, supervisory practice, clinical training, pedagogy, mentoring, or advocacy and public policy. Additionally, a goal of TSC is to provide mentoring to graduate students in the area of peer review and writing. All manuscripts are submitted to a blind peer-review process.   

      Call for Editorial Board Members. We are seeking applications for editorial board positions within the SACES’s Teaching and Supervision in Counseling (TSC) journal. Board members will be appointed for a three-year term beginning September 1, 2018 and are expected to provide continuous service during that period of time. There are two types of board positions on the TSC: (1) professional editorial board member and (2) graduate student editorial board member. Qualifications for each position is described below. Regardless of position, all editorial board members are required to be a member of SACES, a commitment to prompt (within 30 days) and thorough review of 1 to 2 manuscripts per month, and a commitment to attend the editorial board meeting held at the SACES/ACES conferences. Applicants must have an expertise in one or more qualitative and/or quantitative research methodologies. Please submit the required documents noted below, with a letter indicating the board position you are applying in the editorial board survey.  

      If you have any questions, please contact the TSC Editor, Kelly Wester, at    

      In addition to the requirements noted above, professional editorial board member requirements include an individual holding a doctoral degree in a counseling-related discipline and a record of scholarly publications in national peer-refereed journals. If applying for a professional editorial board member position please submit the following documents in one PDF using the following editorial board survey

      1. A letter of application specifying qualifications for board membership, a commitment to board service, and scholarly interests;   
      2. A current curriculum vita  

      As an extension of SACES, the TSC has a commitment to empower and support the education and growth of current and future counselor educators and supervisors. Given this commitment, the TSC will take on a few graduate students in counseling to be mentored in the peer review process. These graduate student members will be members of the editorial board and engage in the peer review process, with guidance and mentorship. In addition to the requirements noted above, graduate student editorial board member requirements include an individual being currently enrolled in a master’s or doctoral counseling or counselor education program, and a record of scholarly publications or research activity. If applying for a graduate student editorial board member position please submit the following document in one PDF using the following graduate student editorial board survey:

      1. A letter of application specifying qualifications for board membership, a commitment to board service, scholarly interests;  
      2. A current curriculum vita  
      3. A letter from a mentor, advisor, or faculty noting your qualifications for board membership and recommending you for the position    

      Applications are due by August 15, 2018.

    • July 02, 2018 6:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      SACES is now accepting applications to fund innovative best practices and research studies related to counselor education and supervision. SACES will fund up to six proposals for up to $500 each. This grant competition is open to both professional and student members of SACES. Because of their need and because of the 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. Visit for details and information on how to apply. The deadline for submission is August 15, 2018, 5:00pm EST.

    • July 02, 2018 6:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      SACES is seeking nominees for President-Elect-Elect (2019-2022) and Secretary (2019-2020). Complete details regarding position responsibilities are included in the Operations Manual located at

      The board is accepting nominations and self-nominations. For self-nominations, please include:

      • A one-page cover letter detailing your interest in the position and ability to fulfill position responsibilities
      • A one paragraph Statement of Interest to published to SACES members during the voting process
      • A copy of your CV

      If nominating others, please include their contact information so we may be in touch with them to determine their interest and collect necessary materials.

      Submit nominations and materials to Casey Barrio Minton at Nominations are due by August 15, 2018.
    • May 15, 2018 5:52 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      The Spring 2018 Newsletter is now available. In this edition:

      • President’s Message
      • 2017-2018 SACES Leadership
      • Special Interest Networks
      • Competence of Clinical Supervisors
      • Save the Date (TCA) & Technology Interest Network
      • Yoga in Counselor Education
      • Graduate Student Committee
      • Professional Advocacy Advocacy for School Safety & Intervention
      • Forging Racial Consciousness
      • Practicing What We Preach
      • Commitment to Teaching Social Justice
      • SACES Conference Information
    • April 17, 2018 5:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      The Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) is seeking applications for the position of editor for our inaugural journal. The journal will be a regional, peer reviewed journal with a readership comprised of counselors, educators, supervisors, and other professionals interested in providing leadership, training, and research in counselor education. The aims of the SACES Journal will be: (1) Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Counselor Education, (2) Special Topics Related to the Southern Region, and (3) Empirical Manuscripts with Special Section for Graduate Student Research, The appointment of editor is a 3-year term beginning in Summer 2018. SACES will provide a committee to assist in development and launch of the journal, an editorial assistant, copyediting services, and typesetting services. SACES will provide a stipend to support annual travel to SACES or ACES conferences. The Editor will have the option to work with an Associate Editor.

      Editor responsibilities include:

      1. Collaboration with a committee to develop and launch the journal
      2. Manage and maintain editorial board activities
      3. Make final decisions on articles to be published by the journal
      4. Ensure that communications regarding submissions or other questions and concerns about the journal are responded to within 2 business days of initial communication
      5. Communicate quarterly and as indicated with the SACES Executive Council to provide information related to publication rates, articles published by the journal, and status report of the reviewers
      6. Host publications-related presentations at SACES bi-annual conference
      7. Collaborate with the publisher to develop a marketing plan including selecting articles for promotion

      Appointment is conditional on the following qualifications:

      1. Experience as Editor or Associate Editor of peer-reviewed publication is preferred. Experience as an editorial board member of a professional publication or similar experience will be considered
      2. A record of scholarly publications in refereed journals
      3. Demonstrated experience in counselor education, supervision, and teaching pedagogy
      4. An understanding of and commitment to the mission of SACES, especially in the areas of teaching and learning
      5. Current professional member of SACES with preference for those with a history of involvement in SACES.

      Interested individuals should submit the following application materials: (a) statement of vision for the editorial direction for the SACES Journal, (b) current curriculum vita, and (c) up to five of the applicant’s most significant publications (with particular focus related to counselor education and supervision).

      Reviews of candidates will begin May 14, 2018, and continue until filled. Please submit materials in PDF format to Casey Barrio Minton, SACES President, at

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