Congratulations to the 2016 Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) training award recipients. Each recipient received $500 to support their attainment of the credential.
Kristy Christoper-Holloway is a licensed professional counselor (LPC), National Certified Counselor (NCC) and Distance Credentialed Counselor (DCC). She owns a group private practice that offers affordable mental health care to those in need. She conducts workshops and presentations in her community to help dispel myths and stigma associated with mental health. Christopher-Holloway also offers training and supervision to interns and newly licensed clinicians.
Although advocacy for social change and mentoring through supervision are passions of hers, Jennings continues to work in private practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she provides mental health and psychiatric rehabilitation counseling for people of all ages and stages of life. She specializes in working with children and families, facilitates groups for women and girls, and is experienced in working with minorities, veterans, couples, and children ages 2 and up. Jennings has expertise in evidence-based practice and also enjoys alternative therapeutic techniques such as sand tray therapy, interactive play therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy.
Kaminski is currently a crisis supervisor for local community mental health agency in a rural area of Northern Michigan. This community mental health agency covers six counties, serving individuals with severe and persistent mental illness. While Kaminski currently supervises three crisis services teams, she has dedicated herself to working with the economically disadvantaged as well as individuals with mental illness who are incarcerated. She has been serving this population for over six years.
Patterson is a doctoral candidate in counselor education and supervision at Argosy University–Atlanta, in Georgia. She currently provides counseling services to the military community. Her research interests include cultural awareness, military concerns, religion and spiritualty, and counseling supervision practices
Rehman works at the Family Guidance Center of Warren County, in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. She works in the outpatient department and serves adults and children who experience mental health and co-occurring issues. She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, a Registered Art Therapist, a licensed alcohol and drug counselor, and a licensed professional counselor. Her specialties are anxiety, depression, ADHD and grief.
The 2017 scholarship application period is May 1- June 30. More details coming soon.