Nicole A. Botaitis, MS, LMFT, LPCC, PPS, Director of Santa Barbara’s Clinical Training and Clinical Faculty in the MA in Clinical Psychology program co-presented to a standing room only audience at the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Conference with Dr. John O’Malley, PhD from the University of Denver on the topic “White Fragility in Counselor Education.”
The bi-annual ACES conference was held in Seattle, WA in October 2019. ACES is the premier organization dedicated to quality education and supervision of counselors in all work settings. ACES members are counselors, supervisors, graduate students, and faculty members who strive to improve the education and supervision of counselors in training and in practice. ACES and the regional association’s host conferences to highlight research and best practices in supervision and in the training of counselors. The overall conference proposal acceptance rate this year was 57.69%.