School of Psychology & Counseling

E-Resources

The following section connects individuals with key online career resources. Be sure to check the page periodically for updates.

American Counseling Association

ACA is the premier counseling association for research, advocacy and professional standards. It seeks to provide professional development for students and practitioners nationwide through the respect of humanity worldwide. Students can specialize under subgroups within the organization.

America's Career InfoNet (i.e. Career One Stop)

Stay abreast on the current trends in wages and employment, as well as labor market conditions from state to state. Search the website for knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) that are useful for a particular occupation. Discover your dream job in the comprehensive career resource library.

American Association of Christian Counselors

AACC is dedicated to the advancement of Christian counseling in both secular and religious settings. Currently there is a student-led branch active at Regent University.

American School Counseling Association

ASCA is the premier association for guidance and school counselors. The organization equips students with the necessary skills and sets professional guidelines for school counselors. ASCA is one of the leaders of ethical practices of school counseling policies within the U.S.

Career Bookstore

An online bookstore used for career development.

HigherEdJobs

This website specializes in connecting users with academic positions in higher education. Users can sign up for the HigherEdJobs listserve and job alerts based on prefered search criteria.

JobWeb

Research employers in the job market. Get tips on resume writing, interviewing and starting salaries for the new college grad.

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) State Board List

NBCC is a leader in counselor certification and advocacy. The organization provides licensure requirements for individual states.

National Christian Counselor Association

Headquartered in Sarasota, Fla., NCCA aims to provide assistance in licensure for Christian counselors.

National Institute of Mental Health

NIMH is a leading federal organization regarding mental health issues.

Virginia Counselors Association

The VCA provides members with opportunities to network, attend workshops and conferences, and discuss counseling issues specific to the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2010-2011

Learn more about the education and training you need to maximize your job search. Supported by statistical research, the Occupational Outlook Handbook provides evidence on working conditions and earnings in the United States and what is expected in each occupation.

O*Net Online

With hundreds of occupational descriptions, O*NET is the primary information database for career exploration. It also has assessment tools designed for career planning and is often nicknamed, "the online version of the Occupation Information Network."

Psychology Crossroads

Psychology Crossroads is a community for those interested in the integration of Christianity and psychology and related mental health disciplines. This is an excellent site for networking and expressing Christian ideals related to counseling.

The Resume Place

Home to the "Ten Steps to a Federal Job", The Resume Place provides excellent resources for navigating USAjobs and responding to KSAs effectively.

SACES: The Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision

SACES is the southern regional division of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). SACES aims to improve proficiency among counselor educators in the field. Through networking, SACES hopes to expand academic resources in behavioral sciences. The site provides a very extensive collection of counseling and mental health resources.

SAMHSA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SAMHSA is one of the leading resources in mental health materials regarding substance abuse and evidence-based programming. The organization contains statistical data sheets with valuable information, especially in the areas of trauma and homelessness.

USAJobs

Explore the official job website of the U.S. Government. User-friendly, this website provides hiring information and allows applicants to apply for a job up to a year in advance.

Vault.com

Provides career insight, employment ranking and reviews for numerous of industries.

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