Continuing Education Opportunities
1. Discuss professional advocacy and its importance to our profession & ability to conduct our work.
2. Develop awareness of the skill base and how to engage in professional advocacy.
3. Discuss how advocacy relates to the profession and professional counselors’ identity and resilience.
4. Distinguish differences and similarities between client and issues advocacy and their applications.
5. Discuss references & resources for client advocacy across the human lifespan.
6. Identify how client advocacy starts using a system of care approach & strength based assessment.
Dr. Holly Johnson is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Supervisor in the state of North Carolina. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Regent University, an M.B.A. from Western Governors University, a M.A. in Professional Counseling from Liberty University, and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Regent University. Dr. Johnson was inducted into Chi Sigma Iota, an international honors society for counselors. Dr. Johnson is an active member of several professional counseling organizations and is a National Certified Counselor (NCC). She has been working in higher education since 2010 and is the founder of a non-profit agency that provides hunger relief, advocacy, and counseling to impoverished individuals. Dr. Johnson was named Morganton Citizen of the Year for her work in social advocacy and was a Nonprofit Leader Excellence Award recipient. Dr. Johnson has clinical experience in working with adults, adolescents, and children in both agency and private practice settings. Areas of experience include personal growth, inner healing and trauma, marriage and family, grief and bereavement, sexual abuse/sex offender treatment, and life and career transitions.
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