FAMCD, ARCA, NAMRC, & NCRE Webinar Series*
Webinar Overview: According to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, transition age youth comprise of individuals between the ages of 14-24 who face barriers to education, training, and employment. This webinar will focus on multicultural diverse populations of transition age youth and the self-advocacy strategies they often neglect to employ to improve their outcomes.
- To increase attendees’ knowledge of self-advocacy strategies within transition aged youth.
- To increase awareness of specific interventions relevant to the intersection of disability status and race/ethnicity.
- To identify opportunities to help transition age youth use of self-advocacy skills.
Alexis Duggan, M.S., CRC currently works as a Student Disability Case Manager at Texas A&M University-Commerce. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) who recently received her Master’s degree in Counselor Education with a focus in vocational rehabilitation and clinical mental health counseling. Alexis worked as a Special Education teacher for five years and has the goal of helping adults and adolescents with disabilities gain independent living resources and reach their career aspirations. It is her passion to serve individuals with disabilities and assist them in living their best life. Alexis thoroughly enjoys working with the disability community and looks forward to sharing her expertise through this webinar!
Michell Temple, Ed.D., CRC, LPC/MHSP, NCC is the current President of the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns (NAMRC), a division of the National Rehabilitation Association (NRA). She holds a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling and a doctoral degree in Professional Counseling and Supervision. She is a doctoral candidate at Regent University, and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), a nationally certified counselor (NCC), and a certified professional counselor supervisor (LPC). She is also licensed as a professional counselor in the state of Georgia and a professional counselor with Mental Health Service Provider designation in Tennessee. She currently serves as the Mental Health Counselor and ADA Coordinator at Tusculum University.
Continued Education Clock Hour (1) Available:
*The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling have approved this course under continuing education provider BAP#50-15249 and National Board of Certified Counselors Provider #2010 materials prepared for FCA, 2750 Taylor Avenue, Suite A-36, Orlando, FL 32806.
*The American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA) has approved this course for one (1) hour of CRCC (Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification) continuing education clock hours (CEUs).
FCA Members: NBCC and Florida Board CEUs are FREE for you. Please indicate which CEUs you are seeking on your registration form.
ARCA, NAMRC, and NCRE Members can also receive one hour of NBCC or Florida Board CEUs for a small fee of $5.00. Please select this registration option and indicate which CEUs you are seeking on your registration form.
CRC CEUs are AVAILABLE for Everyone:
ARCA Members receive CRC CEUs for FREE.
For all others seeking CRC, please note there is a fee, payable to ARCA, in the amount of $17.50 for one hour. However, ARCA is offering CRC credits for our webinar series including "Queering Disability and Exploring the Resiliency of Sexual and Gender Minority Persons Living with Chronic Illnesses / Disabilities" (April 30 from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. EST) and "Broaching Race and Culture in Counseling and Supervision: A Tool of Multicultural Competence" (May 1 from noon until 1:00 p.m. EST). For two CRC hours the fee is $35 and for all three webinars, the fee would be $52.50. Please indicate you are seeking CRC CEUs on your registration form and contact the ARCA office at email@example.com to obtain your CRC Certificate.