NCE/LPC Test Prep Workshop
9/13/2024 - 9/14/2024
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central
Event Registration
Event Description


IMHCA Members: $249

Non-Members: $289

Time: 9 AM - 4 PM Each Day

The NCE is a computerized exam, comprised of 200 multiple choice questions. Prepare yourself by taking this test prep course to help you pass the exam. Topic areas include: Human Growth and Development, Social and Cultural Foundations, Helping Relationships, Group Work, Career and Lifestyle Development, Appraisal, Research and Program Evaluation, Professional Orientation, and Ethics.

About the Presenter: Ashley Mitich, PhD, LCPC
Ashley Mitich EdD, LCPC, NCC, earned a Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision and a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Governors State University in University Park, Illinois. She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Illinois.

Her experiences include being a Director of Clinical Training and Associate Professor at North Park University (2019-present). An Associate Director (2013-2014) and Interim Director (2018-present) of Applied Professional Practice (APP)/ Office of Placement and Training (OPT) and Assistant Professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.  She oversees the practicum/internship training for Master’s and Doctoral students. Dr. Mitich is responsible for orienting the members of the learning community to the training site search, application, interviewing, and acceptance processes. She oversees the evaluation of student performance by site supervisors and faculty. Dr. Mitich is responsible for developing training sites in the Chicagoland area and regularly evaluating the quality of training that they provide.
Overall, she considers herself a clinician, supervisor, researcher, leader, and educator. As a clinician, she is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). She works with patients ranging from eight to 28 years of age, focusing on individuals and families dealing with depression, anxiety, self-esteem concerns, effective parenting, family of origin, and relational issues.
As a researcher, she plans use a scale she developed to measure people's attitudes about non-resident fathers. Her goal is to determine myths people believe about non-resident fathers, based on several factors, including culture, income, attachment, views of parenting, and socio-economic status. In addition to fatherhood research, she also focuses on areas of attachment, infertility, boundaries, mom guilt, and counselor identity through leadership. She shares her interests by publishing and presenting at the state, national, and international.
As a leader, she has been on several committees within the university:

  • Student Affairs Committee
  • Internet and Technology Committee
  • Institutional Review Board
  • Academic Review Committee
  • Curriculum Development Committee
Within departments:
  • CACREP Development
  • Chi Sigma Iota
  • Curriculum Development
Within the Profession:
  • Editor for Illinois Counseling Association- Contact
  • Illinois Counseling Association Publication Committee
  • Secretary of the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association
  • Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association Professional Development Committee Chair
  • Reviewer for International Journal of Psychology
  • President of North Central Association Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Association Counselor Education and Supervision On-Site Conference Coordinator

As an educator, she has taught undergrad, masters, and doctoral level courses in psychology and counseling. She has established several of the courses in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Counselor Education and Supervision programs at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. (Lifespan Development, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Advanced Treatment Planning and Psychopharmacology, Sexuality in Counseling, Assessment, Research Methods and Program Evaluation, Family and Couple Systems, Dissertation Proposal, Leadership and Advocacy in Counseling, and a NCE study class).

Setting: Live Virtual
Contact Person
Charlotte Lee
(phone: (815)-787-0515)
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