Lara Drewes, President

Fall 2016 -- Opening Meeting - November 7, 2016
January 19, 2017 - Winter Meeting
March 2, 2017 - Spring Meeting


Time: 4pm

Location:  La Catena - 966 US-22, Bridgewater, NJ

Sponsored by: University of Maine

Presentation:  Coping with Cancer by Amy Kamenir, MA, LPC/School Counselor & Private Therapist

Cost to attend: FREE for SCSCA Members; $15 for non-members


RSVP Here by October 31st

Location & Date: Maggiano's, January 19, 2017

Sponsored by University of Scranton

RSVP here by January 12!


1. Scranton Admissions Presentation

2. "Thank you to the Bully" - A different approach to coping with (and even learning to appreciate) bullies through DBT skills

John Mopper, Blueprint Mental Health

3. "Counselors 4 Computing" - The value of encouraging students to explore computer science careers, and steps we can take as school counselors, Angela Cleveland, School Counselor (and the 2016 SCSCA Counselor of the Year!) 


4. Information on the County Counselor of the Year Award

Location: Chimney Rock Inn, Bridgewater

Sponsored by Kean University

RSVP here by February 27th!

  • SCSCA Business

    • Counselor of the County Award Update

    • Elections

  • Presentations by:

    • Kean University Admissions

    • Bill San Fillippo, Boy Scouts of America - Exploring Careers Program (internships and job experience for middle and high schoolers)

    • Third presenter TBD

  • Dinner & Networking

June 1, 2017 - FInal Meeting!

Location: Seasons 52 Bridgewater

Sponsored by Rutgers University

RSVP here by May 25th!

  • SCSCA Business

    • SCSCA Executive Board Nominations

  • Presentations by:

    • Rutgers University Admissions

    • Carley Aroldi, MA, LPC, IMH-E (R) - Play Therapy 

    • Michele Levin, Gen Psych - “In My Skin" Summer Program (targeting unique issues of adolescent identity and LGBTQ)

  • Dinner & Networking