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Advocacy Demystified: Strategies to Strengthen Equity Driven, Student-Centric Postsecondary Advising Practices

IMPORTANT: Each webinar in this series has a different expiration date for SCECHs, in accordance with the recording date. The SCECH expiration is noted next to each webinar below:

  • Guiding Students After the Recent SCOTUS Decisions: SCECHs expire April 26
  • Centering Equity in College and Career Advising with Students from Rural Communities: SCECHs expire May 23
  • Using Career Theory to Support Equity-Focused Student Interactions: SCECHs expire June 22
  • Culturally Responsive School Leadership Framework/Demystifying Advocacy: SCECHs expire July 26

The SCECH expiration date noted below is for the FINAL WEBINAR in this series.

SCECH Expiration Date
Individual Webinar Session
Guiding Students After the Recent SCOTUS Decisions
| Recorded
Presenters: Dr. Laura Owen, executive director, Center for Equity and Postsecondary Attainment at San Diego State University
Learn about the recent, significant rulings handed down by the Supreme Court of the United States and explore their direct implications on the roles of school counselors and postsecondary advisers. Attendees will learn the intricacies of the decisions and understand changes and their impact on work with students.
Eligible SCECH: 1 credit(s) in College Preparation and Selection
Centering Equity in College and Career Advising with Students from Rural Communities
| Recorded
Presenters: Dr. Laura Owen, executive director, Center for Equity and Postsecondary Attainment at San Diego State University
Whether you're a school counselor, educator, or administrator, this webinar is designed to deepen your understanding of the complexities surrounding college and career advising in rural communities and provide practical tools to implement more equitable practices. Join us for an hour of valuable discussion and actionable takeaways to enhance your approach to supporting students from rural backgrounds on their educational and career journeys.
Eligible SCECH: 1 credit(s) in College Preparation and Selection
Using Career Theory to Support Equity-Focused Student Interactions
| Recorded
Presenters: Dr. Laura Owen, executive director, Center for Equity and Postsecondary Attainment at San Diego State University
Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting in the field, this webinar aims to empower you with actionable insights to create an equitable and supportive environment for students on their career journeys. Join us for an hour of enlightening discussion and gain the tools to effectively apply career theories in your daily interactions with students, fostering greater equity in your counseling and advising practices.
Eligible SCECH: 1 credit(s) in Career Exploration
Culturally Responsive School Leadership Framework/Demystifying Advocacy
| 2-3 p.m.
Presenters: Dr. Laura Owen, executive director, Center for Equity and Postsecondary Attainment at San Diego State University
Delve into the intricacies of culturally responsive school leadership, exploring how counselors can play a pivotal role in fostering an environment that celebrates diversity and supports the unique needs of all students. Additionally, the webinar will demystify the concept of advocacy, empowering counselors to become effective advocates for their students, especially those from underrepresented and marginalized backgrounds.
Submitted SCECH: 1 credit(s) in Career Exploration

Dr. Laura Owen from the Center for Equity and Postsecondary Attainment at San Diego State University, along with her colleagues, present a four-session webinar series that focuses on equipping school counselors with tools and strategies for equity-focused, student-centric college and career advising.

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