Archived News

NBCC International Attends UNESCO International Conference of NGOs
NBCC International (NBCC-I) staff members attended the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) International Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), December 12–14, 2012, at UNESCO headquarters in Paris.

Thunder Dragon Institute in Bhutan
The Thunder Dragon Institute, which offers collaborative service learning opportunities developed by Old Dominion University (ODU) and the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), held its second trip to Bhutan in October 2012.

IV AMOPP International Counseling Encounter
The Asociación Mexicana de Orientación Psicológica y Psicoterapia (Mexican Counseling and Psychotherapy Association; AMOPP) held its IV International Counseling Encounter in Mexico City in October.

VIII Counseling Congress of the Americas
The VIII Counseling Congress of the Americas was celebrated on September 6-8, 2012, in San Isidro Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, with the participation of an enthusiastic and multidisciplinary audience, which also included a large group of counseling students.

IX Venezuelan Interdisciplinary Counseling Congress
The IX Venezuelan Interdisciplinary Counseling Congress was held in the city of San Felipe, Yaracuy state, Venezuela, from July 30 to August 3, 2012.

Botswana Counselling Association
NBCC International (NBCC-I) was honored to be invited to attend, sponsor and present at the 2nd International Counseling Conference held by the Botswana Counselling Association (BCA) in Gaborone.

Transforming Conflict: Sharing Tools for Cross-Cultural Dialogue
NBCC and NBCC-I staff members attended and presented at this annual conference held in Lebanon, Jordan.

Guidance and Counseling Conference
The Universidad Pedagógica Nacional Francisco Morazán (UPNFM) was the site for the 2012 Guidance and Counseling Conference that took place in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on May 22-23.

NBCC International Announces Recipient of MHF Research Grant
Dr. Melissa Luke, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of School Counseling at Syracuse University, has been awarded a grant by NBCC International (NBCC-I) partially funded by the NBCC Foundation to lead a team in conducting a mixed methods study of the MHF program.

VII Counseling Congress of the Americas and VIII Venezuelan Interdisciplinary Counseling Congress - November 30-December 2, 2011
The VII Counseling Congress of the Americas and the VIII Venezuelan Interdisciplinary Counseling Congress were held in the city of Maracaibo, Venezuela. The theme of this joint event was "Challenges in the Versatility of Counseling: Wellbeing, Inclusion, Equity and Social Justice."

Bhutan Thunder Dragon Counseling Institute 2012 Announced: Application Deadline April 15, 2012
A two-week institute for counselor educators and practitioners will be held in Bhutan October 24-November 12, 2012. The purpose of the institute is to introduce counselors to Bhutan as well as provide an opportunity for brief counseling and teaching.

NBCC International Research Grant Opportunity
NBCC International (NBCC-I), a division of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), manages the Mental Health Facilitator (MHF) program. The MHF is a 30-hour curriculum that trains laypeople, paraprofessionals and professionals from outside mental health in areas such as helping skills and referral.

AMOPP's III International Encounter - October 13-14, 2011
With many enthusiastic and insightful professionals in attendance, the Asociacion Mexicana de Orientacion Psicologica y Psicoterapia (Mexican Association for Counseling and Psychotherapy; AMOPP) celebrated its III International Encounter in the city of Leon, Mexico, October 13-14, 2011.

Mexican Counseling Conference Announced
The Asociacion Mexicana de Orientacion Psicologica y Psicoterapia, A.C. (AMOPP; Mexican Association of Counseling and Psychotherapy) announces the 3rd AMOPP Encounter.

International Counseling Encounter, Cuba 2011
Recently, members of the NBCC Board and staff from NBCC and NBCC International traveled to Havana in response to an invitation from the Cuban Psychologist Society to attend and present in the International Counseling Encounter, Cuba 2011.

Venezuelan Counseling Conference Announced
The Federacion de Asociaciones Venezolana de Orientadores announces the VII Counseling Congress of the Americas and VIII Venezuelan Interdisciplinary Counseling Congress

Bhutan Counseling Institute Announced
A three-week institute for counselor educators and counseling practitioners will be held in Bhutan October 4-28, 2011. The purpose of the institute is to introduce American counselors to the country, to give counselors from the United States an opportunity to provide counseling services to the citizens of Bhutan, to teach counseling, and to set the stage for institute participants to return to Bhutan in the future to spend a semester or year teaching counselors at the Royal University of Bhutan at three locations.

Counseling Conference in Thimphu and New International Office - NBCC Bhutan
The First Annual National Counseling Conference in Thimphu, Bhutan, was celebrated on February 7-8, 2011. In attendance at the opening ceremony were Her Majesty Queen Ashi Sangay Choden Wangchuck; representatives of the Bhutan Ministries of Health and Education; the Royal University of Bhutan; Respect, Educate, Nurture and Empower Women (RENEW); the United Nations Development Program, UNESCO; members of the NBCC Board of Directors; and local counselors.

FAVO’s I International Symposium: First Professional Counseling Certifications Awarded
The Venezuelan Federation of Counselors’ Associations (FAVO), an organization with more than 2,000 members, conducted its I International Symposium December 8-10, 2010, at the University of Zulia in Maracaibo, Venezuela. The theme for the symposium, “Advances in Counseling – Philosophy, Pedagogic Address, and Emerging Praxis,” drew the attendance of a large group of counselors, government officials, students and related professionals.

VI Counseling Congress of the Americas, November 2010
The VI Counseling Congress of the Americas was celebrated in Mexico City on November 4 to 6, 2010, with a theme of the Role of the Counselor who Faces Diversity. The congress gathered counselors, students, and related professionals at the Universidad Iberoamericana and the Universidad de las Américas de Ciudad de México.

The International Forum of College Student Career Planning 2010, Beijing, China
The International Forum of College Student Career Planning 2010 is being held in Beijing from October 29 to November 2, 2010. This year’s theme is the “diverse developmental model and technical practice of the career planning system.”

Macedonia Competitive Project Update
USAID’s Macedonia Competitive Project (MCP) and the MyCareer program have strengthened Macedonia’s competitiveness in the workforce sector of the economy.

2010 APECA Conference to be held in Malaysia
Association of Psychological and Educational Counselors of Asia Pacific (APECA) announces its 18th Conference-Workshop 2010 to be held August 5-7 at the Hotel Royal in Penang, Malaysia.