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School of Counseling and Human Services Department of Counseling

Amie Manis

Specializations

  • MS in Clin Mental Hlth Counsel - General Clin Mental Hlth Coun
  • MS in Marriage Fam Coun Ther - Gen Marriage Family Coun Ther
  • MS in Mental Health Counseling - General Mental Health Coun
  • MS in School Counseling - General School Counseling
  • PhD in Counselor Ed and Superv - Gen Cnslr Ed and Supervision

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy
    University of Virginia, 2008
    Major: Counselor Education
  • Master of Arts
    Virginia Polytech Institute And State University, 2004
    Major: Counselor Education
  • Bachelor of Arts
    Harvard University, 1988
    Major: Sociology

Licensure & Certificates

  • Psychological First Aid, Red Cross
  • Foundations of Disaster Mental Health, Red Cross
  • Certified Community Services Board Preadmission Screening Evaluator (Psychiatric Hospitalization)
  • Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia (LPC)
  • Healthcare Management Certificate
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Certified Reliability in Completing the Child and Adolescent Functional
  • Fundraising College, National Society of Fundraising Executives

Publications

  • "Promoting Multicultural and Advocacy Competence In Counselor Trainees: Testing a Critical Pedagogical Intervention " 2007
  • "Infusing advocacy in counselor education: Strategies and recommendations"Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision 2015
  • "The helping professional as an advocate"Routledge Press 2007
  • " A review of the literature on promoting cultural competence social justice among students and counselor trainee: Piecing together the evidence to advance pedagogy and research"The Professional Counselor 2011
  • "Preparation for counseling adults with terminal illness: Personal and professional parallels" 2005
  • "Depressive and Bipolar Disorders."Pearson 2013

Presentations

  • "Counseling Graduate Student Conference sponsored by the Virginia Association for Counselor Education and Supervision"A practical guide to suicide risk assessment
    Williamsburg, VA. January 2006
  • "Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision"Promoting professional development: The Virginia Counseling Graduate Student Conference
    Orlando, FL. August 2006
  • "18th Annual National Youth at Risk Conference sponsored by Georgia Southern University"Creating safe and accepting school environments for GLBTQ youth: Meeting the challenge
    Savannah, Georgia. February 2007
  • "Assessment Institute"Promoting Learner Growth and Program Improvement: Using Learner Growth Models in Counselor Education and Supervision
    Indianapolis. October 2019
  • "bi-annual conference of the North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision"Promoting an Advocacy Identity: How to Light a Fire.
    Providence, R.I.. December 2013
  • "Southeastern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision"Creative Strategies for Integrating Technology into Teaching and Supervision
    Nashville, TN. September 2011
  • "Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision"Social justice in group supervision: Not a small world after all
    Orlando, FL. August 2006
  • "Association for Counselor Education and Supervision"Creative Approaches for Infusing Advocacy Theory and Practice in Your Program
    Nashville, TN. September 2011
  • ""Strategies and Resources for Promoting Health and Safety at VMI
    Lexington, VA. February 2009
  • "Virginia Counselors Association Annual Conference"Using Learner Growth Models in Counselor Education and Supervision.
    Warm Springs VA. November 2019
  • "Association for Counselor Education and Supervision "Innovations in Culturally Relevant Curriculum Design and Delivery Principles: Implications for Counselor Education Distance Learning
    Philadelphia, PA. October 2015
  • "Counseling Graduate Student Conference sponsored by the Virginia Association for Counselor Education and Supervision"Making sense of our professional counseling organizations: Start your involvement by meeting state and national student reps.
    Williamsburg, VA. January 2007
  • "ACES Annual Conference 2015"Pragmatic Infusion of Social Justice Advocacy Through Pedagogy and Practice
    Philadelphia. December 2014
  • "Southeastern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision"Research on the Promotion and Assessment of Multicultural Counseling Competence
    Williamsburg, VA. September 2010
  • "American Counseling Association"Critical Pedagogy: An Evidence Based Approach for Catalyzing Critical Consciousness among Counselor Trainees
    Charlotte, NC. February 2009
  • "annual conference of the Virginia Counselors"Counselor Burnout and Vicarious Trauma: Job Hazards We Can Manage.
    Hot Springs, VA. December 2010
  • "Virginia Counselors Association"Women, Caregiving and Career: Pre-K to Grey
    Hot Springs, VA. October 2017
  • "SACES Annual Conference"Women, Work and Caregiving: Fostering Wellness and Equity
    Myrtle Beach. September 2018
  • ""Behavioral Health: A Collaborative Approach to Risk Prevention and Management
    Lexington, VA. February 2008
  • "Association for Counselor Education and Supervision"Promoting professional development: The Virginia Counseling Graduate Student Conference
    Columbus, OH. September 2007

Department Faculty

Faculty Chair

Amber Lange PHD, MA, BA

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