Personal Counseling

Best Practices for Counseling Referrals (Adobe Acrobat file)
This manual, compiled by The North Carolina Community College System Department of Student Development Services, offers resources, intervention strategies, and guidance when working with emotionally distressed students or students whose psychiatric/psychological needs exceed the services offered on your campus.

Mind Tools on Active Listening (Adobe Acrobat file)
This 4-part monograph by Kellie Fowler on good communication skills includes the following sections: Hear the Message; Remove the Barriers and Hear the Words; Listen, Learn, Achieve; and Listen and Improve Your Performance.

Professional Organizations

The following are professional organizations that may be useful to personal counselors:

Resources from NC Community Colleges

The self-paced modules listed below can be accessed by clicking here. Log in with the user name advisor and the password nc-access. Once connected, you can view the courses alphabetically by title.