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Friday, December 8th, 2017 from 7:30am to 5pm, the University Counseling Center will host the Inaugural Terrell Conference for Mental Health Practitioners in the Student Union.  The Conference was planned earlier this summer in order to honor Tom Terrell, Former Director for the University Counseling Center for his work with the Campus of Southeastern Louisiana University as well as the Louisiana Professional Counseling Association.  He was instrumental in developing Louisiana Licensure Law for the State of Louisiana and is listed as the #2 Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Louisiana.   Tom Terrell was also paramount in establishing our University Counseling Center IACS Accreditation (International Association of Counseling Services).

“The UCC saw a need to establish stronger roots with our mental health community partners, especially after last year’s flood. We feel like the time is right to establish a professional networking opportunity for our students and our community partners” stated Annette Baldwin, MA, LPC, LMFT

The Terrell Conference plans to offer a full day of Continuing Education units to Counseling professional.  The Conference will provide an opportunity for one-on-one conversation with local mental health practitioners, faculty, staff and counseling students. We will have Continuing education units offered for Supervision, Ethics and Diagnosis.  The Conference Expo will showcase area mental health partners dedicated to various aspects of mental health treatment and recovery.

Philip Hemphill Phd, LCSW, Chief Clinical Officer of Lakeview Health and Southeastern Louisiana Alumnus will present be presenting “New Boundaries and Ethics: Are you ready?”. He is currently responsible for the planning, organizing, implementing and directing of behavioral health and clinical services with cost effective methodologies while ensuring clinical efficacy. Lakeview Health is a premier addiction treatment facility in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Hemphill has presented papers and workshops at national conferences and published articles in the field of trauma, personality disorders, and addictions during the past 25 years.  He has been an adjunct professor at Tulane University School of Social Work for the past 17 years and Assistant Clinical Professor at LSU health Sciences Center, Department of Psychiatry for the past 15 years and recently joined the adjunct faculty at Jacksonville University.  He received his master and doctoral degrees from Tulane.

For more information please contact Annette Baldwin, MA, LPC, LMFT, and Conference Chair at