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Will You Be the Next Defendant? Legal and Ethical Issues in College Admission [Ondemand Recording]

Wed, Aug 8, 2018 10:00 AM EDT{LOCAL_TZ}

Will You Be the Next Defendant? Legal and Ethical Issues in College Admission [Ondemand Recording]

Wed, Aug 8, 2018 10:00 AM EDT

School counselors must be well-versed about the opportunities, responsibilities, and potential liabilities in their role working with students and families. This session will examine legal and ethical issues in the admission process and explore some common situations counselors face.

60 minutes CEU: 0.1

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Jill Cook, Assistant Director of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA)

Jill Cook is Assistant Director of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA),  where she helped develop and continues to oversee the National School Counselor of the Year and Recognized ASCA Model Programs.  ASCA provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to more than 33,000 professional school counselors around the globe.            

Jill serves as a liaison to numerous K-12, nonprofit and for-profit organizations that work on issues related to the well-being of our nation’s students including chairperson of the National Consortium for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and is a member of The College Board’s Counselor Community Advisory Committee; the National Working Group on Foster Care and Education; the Evidence Based School Counseling Conference; the Coalition to Support Grieving Students, the Stem Equity Pipeline through the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity and the National Coalition of Personnel Services in Special Education and Related Services.  She also represents ASCA on the Council of National School Counseling and College Access Organizations.  She currently works with the US Army and the National Association of Secondary School Principals on the Leadership and Professional Development Symposium for principals and school counselors. In 2014, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention presented her with the Allies in Action Partner Award for her work on the development of a model school district suicide prevention policy.

Jill received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has done postgraduate work at UNC-Greensboro and Appalachian State University and was a music teacher, middle school counselor and assistant principal before joining ASCA.

Dr. Samantha Haviland, Director of Counseling and College Access for Denver Public Schools

Dr. Samantha Haviland is an avid school counselor and advocate for the profession. Having started her program in 2006, Dr. Haviland now serves as the Director of Counseling and College Access for Denver Public Schools. She serves on the Colorado School Counselor Association Board and volunteers to train and advocate for counselors across the state and nation.

Carolyn Stone,  Professor of Counselor Education at the University of North Florida

Carolyn Stone is a Professor of Counselor Education at the University of North Florida where she teaches and researches in the area of legal and ethical issues for school counselors and school counselors impacting the opportunity, information and achievement gaps.  Prior to becoming a counselor educator in 1995, Carolyn spent 22 years with the Duval County Public Schools in Jacksonville, Florida where she served as a middle school teacher, elementary and high school counselor, and Supervisor of School Counseling for 225 counselors.  The University of North Florida bestowed their highest honor by naming her the 2016 Distinguished Professor.  Carolyn was the 2006 President of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) and is in her fifteenth year as their Ethics Chair.  Dr. Stone has written the only book exclusively for school counselors on legal and ethical issues.  Dr. Stone was awarded the Mary Gerke Lifetime Achievement Award by ASCA in 2010 and the Bob Myrick Lifetime Achievement Award by the Florida School Counselor Association in 2012.  Carolyn is a past President of the Florida Counseling Association and the Florida Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors.  Carolyn has delivered over 600 workshops in all 50 states and 23 countries and guest lectured for 18 colleges and universities.  She has authored five books, dozens of journal articles and serves the courts as an expert witness in cases involving school counselors.

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