Licensed Professional Counselors Association of North Carolina - Event Information
Looking Back, Moving Forward
Continuing Education Opportunities
Study, graduate, take the exam, get your hours in, earn your license, AND now, violà, you’re a professional, right? Sorry to break the news but our professional journey never ends in the mental health field as licensed clinical counselors. While completing the necessary educational and clinical requirements of licensure is a start of the journey; being a professional means always being part of a professional body that requires continual learning and growing.
This webinar will be conducted as a two-person panel with presentation and moderated discussion. The purpose of this webinar is to enhance and enrich participants' professional sense of identity as a professional clinical mental health counselor. By increasing the understanding of the value of professional association, the participants will gain a stronger clarity in the purpose for professional association: to advance the profession, support the interests of persons in that profession, and serve the public good by facilitating innovation, communication, and connection.
Suzanne L. Walker, MS, LCMHC is a graduate from the University at Albany of New York in Master’s of Science in Counseling Psychology. Retired from the U.S. Dept of the Army, Suzanne worked with service members and co-occurring disorders at Fort Bragg, NC. During the 36 years as a licensed clinical mental health counselor and supervisor, Suzanne has specialized in co-occurring disorders, trauma, clinical practice management and supervision. Her experience ranges from direct clinical provider and clinical supervisor to behavioral healthcare management in private practice clinics to state and federal public sectors. Since 2002, Suzanne has been involved with LPCANC as a committee chair and as President in 2006, 2012 and 2020 and served as the 40th President of AMHCA, the national counseling organization for clinical mental health counselors. In the years ahead in retirement, Suzanne plans to further her passion for her dogs, nature, art and adventure.