UVI School of Education to Continue Zoom Lecture Series on Counseling

University of the Virgin Islands

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Education will continue its Zoom Lecture Series in observance of Counseling Awareness Month at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, April 14.  The topic to be discussed is “Being Better Than ‘OK’ — School Counselor Self-Care, Wellness and Well-Being.”

The presenter will be Xuri Maurice Allen, Ph.D., assistant professor of education.

Meeting ID: 912 7109 3847

Passcode: 135819

Use this link to join the Zoom meeting:


At the end of the presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Articulate the ethical responsibilities/mandates specific to self-care, wellness and well-being that are cited within the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Ethical Standards for School Counselors and the American Counseling Association (ACA) Code of Ethics;
  • Identify unfavorable and unhealthy thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that adversely impact one’s ability to facilitate wellness and well-being for self and others (i.e., students); and
  • Employ various strategies and means that promote self-care, wellness, and well-being so one can deliver academic, social/emotional, and career development school counseling services to students and other constituency groups at an optimal level.

For more information, contact the School of Education at 693-1324.