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Coffee, Careers and Counseling - Breakfast at Rockland Graduate Campus of Long Island University for College Students

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Hudson Graduate Center at Rockland,
Long Island University

Orangeburg, N.Y. – Many college students considering careers in school, guidance or mental health counseling are unsure about the different career paths they can take. These college juniors and seniors need information and direction about how to become New York State certified as well the process for entering the counseling profession.

As part of The American Counseling Association's “April is National Counseling Month,” the Rockland Graduate Campus of Long Island University will hold a breakfast meeting for local college students who want information about the counseling profession. The breakfast discussion will be held on Thursday, April 23 at 11 a.m. at the Orangeburg campus and will include bagels and coffee for the students.

Guest speakers will include Dr. Kathleen Keefe-Cooperman, program director of Graduate Counseling programs, and Dr. Thomas Nardi, associate adjunct professor of counseling at the Rockland Graduate Campus. They will discuss the counseling certification process for becoming a school counselor and mental health counselor licensure. In addition, they will share information about career opportunities, the nature of counseling work and changes in the profession.

The breakfast is free to any college student, but students are asked to pre-register by calling (845) 359-7200, ext. 5403 or by sending an e-mail to rockland@liu.edu. College students will enjoy a great start for breakfast and receive expert advice and information about a career in counseling.

Posted 04/06/2009

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