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  • 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 www.saces.org/bylaws.

    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 cbarrio@utk.edu. 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 cbarrio@utk.edu

  • February 28, 2018 12:35 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    SACES is pleased to announce a revised Emerging Leaders program featuring a two-year leadership development experience beginning in Fall 2018 and ending in Fall 2020.  The revised program is open to all active SACES graduate student members and first-year new professionals and will offer opportunity to participate in a workshop and leadership recognition, two years of service to SACES, and ongoing small group mentoring experiences. Applications are due 5/15/2018.  Please visit the Emerging Leaders Program Overview to learn more about the program focus and application procedures.    

  • January 31, 2018 12:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We are looking for submissions for consideration in our Spring issue of the SACES Newsletter. This issue will focus primarily on Scholarship and Advocacy. We welcome topics related to the encouragement, support, and recognition of a diverse range of scholarship and research/topics related to advocating for the profession and inspiring a commitment to social justice. These topics can apply to practitioners, supervisors, and counselor educators.

    Submissions need to be between 500 and 800 words and sent electronically as a Word document to sacesnewsletter@gmail.com. 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 sacesnewsletter@gmail.com.  You can also check out previous newsletter issues available from the SACES website.  

    Contributions are needed by February 25, 2018. 

    All the best, 

    Brandee Appling and Andrea Jenkins
    Co-Editors SACES Newsletter
  • December 22, 2017 11:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In the Fall 2017 newsletter:

    • President’s Message 
    • 2017-2018 SACES Leadership 
    • Special Interest Networks 
    • Understanding & Improving Societal Views Toward Disabilities
    • Ethics & Professional Development Interest Network 
    • International Students & Faculty Interest Network 
    • Preparing Counselors for Integration of Religion & Spirituality into Counseling Practice  
    • Graduate Student Committee 
    • Using Mindfulness Practices to Bracket Professional Values    
    • The Use of Deliberate Practice in  Group Supervision
    • The Need for Case Conceptualization in Counselor Ed    
    • Multicultural Interest Network
    • Multicultural Competence & Courage
    • Technology Interest Network 
    • Meet the Editors
  • December 15, 2017 8:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The SACES Executive and Conference Planning Committee are pleased to announce the call for proposals for the SACES 2018 Conference, October 11-13, in Myrtle Beach, SC. We invite proposals for the conference that address all areas of counseling, counselor education, and supervision.

    DEADLINE: Submissions must be received by February 15, 2018 by 5 pm ET.

    Submit the program proposals online through the 2018 SACES Conference website..

    Electronic Program Proposal Format

    • Program Title: Your title should clearly and accurately describe the focus of your presentation (up to 100 characters with spaces)
    • Type of Session and Format Flexibility: (1) 50-minute content session; (2) 30-minute poster session; (3) 50-minute roundtable discussion session
    • Presenter Information and Qualifications:  Name, institutional affiliation, primary mailing and email address, and phone contacts (for lead presenter and co-presenters), educational credentials, licensure/certification, and expertise (up to 1500 characters with spaces) related to proposed session
    • Conference Program Abstract: Provide an abstract to appear in the conference program (up to 500 characters with spaces)
    • Synopsis of Program: Provide a synopsis of the content of your program; include overview of rationale, content, and presentation format (up to 1500 characters with spaces)
    • Three Learning Objectives: Identify three outcomes attendees can expect as a result of participating in your program (up to 500 characters with spaces)

    Program Details

    • Your name may only appear on two presentations, whether you are lead presenter or co-presenter.
    • SACES will provide one LCD projector/screen combo in each content presentation room.  Any other A/V needs (e.g., Computer VGA/HDMI adapters, Internet access, DVD/CD players, televisions, etc.) are the responsibility of the presenter(s).
    • Presenters must be available to present on Friday 10/12 and Saturday 10/13 from 8am – 5pm.
    • Presenters must provide handouts or make presentation available to participants within one week of conference.


    • 4/15 – Decision notification
    • 5/15 – Scheduling notification
    • 7/15 – Deadline for presenters and co-presenters to register; all presenters must register by this date and attend the conference to be included in the conference program

    Proposal Reviewers Needed

    Are you interested in reviewing proposals for the SACES 2018 Conference?  If so, you can sign-up as a reviewer. Applications must be received by February 15, 2018 by 5 pm ET.

    All conference proposals undergo a double-blind review.  Each reviewer must be available to evaluate submissions between March 1 and March 15, 2018 and be willing to complete at least 20 proposal reviews.

    If you have questions, please contact the Program Chair, Dr. Elizabeth Villares, at sacesconference2018@gmail.com

  • December 04, 2017 2:05 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Each of the five ACES regions nominate one student to serve as the ACES Graduate Student Representative (GSR). From these five nominations, the ACES Governing Council will choose one student to serve in this position. This is a three year service position: designee, current, and past GSR. The GSR must be available to attend the ACES Governing Council Meeting June 7-10, 2018 in Syracuse, NY and commit to attending all Governing Council meetings for his or her term.

    SACES is currently accepting applications from doctoral students who are early in their academic program (a graduate student serving as a GSR must hold doctoral student/doctoral candidate status for at least 2 years of their service and only the final year could be served as a new faculty member or supervisor) to be the SACES nominee. SACES will select a GSR nominee and an alternate. In the event that the SACES nominee is selected to serve as ACES GSR, the alternate will be appointed to the SACES Board for 2018-2019. In the event that the SACES nominee is not selected to serve as ACES GSR, the nominee will be appointed to the SACES Board for 2018-2019.

    To apply, please email the following materials to Casey Barrio Minton at cbarrio@utk.edu:
    • A cover letter describing your educational and other relevant experiences to the position, including your previous and/or current involvement with ACES and SACES.
    • A current CV
    • Your answer to this question (posed by ACES): “What would be different in a year service position that would show it was useful, that you were the right person to apply, and that ACES was right to have selected you?"
    Applications are due January 15, 2018.
  • November 29, 2017 8:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The SACES Graduate Student Committee wants to learn about how we can support you as graduate student members within our organization. We prepared a brief survey for you voice your experiences as SACES members, and we invite you to share your thoughts and suggestions for the 2018 SACES Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. We are committed to serving you and appreciate your participation in this survey!  Please contact the Graduate Student Committee Co-Chairs Missy Butts, cbutts4@uncc.edu, or Janelle Bettis, janellebettis@gmail.com, with any questions, comments, or concerns.

  • August 29, 2017 12:33 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In the Summer 2017 newsletter:

    • President’s Message
    • 2017-2018 SACES Leadership
    • Special Interest Networks
    • SACES Technology Interest Network
    • Cohort Based Educational Programs
    • Human Trafficking: Theoretical Approaches for Survivors
    • SACES Service Learning Network
    • Before the Tides Rise: A Counselor’s Guidance to Leadership Opportunities in Crisis and Disasters
    • Preparing Counselors-In-Training for Professional Advocacy
    • SACES Graduate Student Committee
    • Meet the Editors

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