International Association for Resilience and Trauma Counseling:
Resilience & Trauma Epistemology
A Division of the American Counseling Association
Call for IARTC Newsletter Editor Applications
The Association for Resilience and Trauma Counseling (IARTC), the newest division of ACA, is seeking an Editor for its bi-annual Newsletter. The IARTC Newsletter is published twice a year in the Spring (to coincide with the ACA Annual Conference and Exposition), and again in the Fall (August 30th). The Editor will solicit submissions, provide editorial oversight of articles, develop and publish the Newsletter. The Editor will disseminate the Newsletter through various platforms including the IARTC Website, CESNET, ACA Connect, COUNSgrads, and other social platforms. We hope to expand our submission to international groups moving forward.
The ideal candidate will be a member of the Association for Resilience and Trauma Counseling (or willing to join upon appointment), have excellent writing skills, attention to detail, time management skills, and organizational capabilities. Some editorial experience is desired but not required. Previous issues of the IARTC Newsletter can be found on the IARTC Website https://www.iartc.org/about-4
The selected person will work alongside and be mentored by the current Editor and Senior Associate Editor to produce the upcoming summer/fall Newsletter.
Letters of Interest and a current CV should be submitted to Mayfield.firstname.lastname@example.org. A review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. Please list IARTC Editor in the subject line.
IARTC recently received fiscal year 2023-2024 election results from ACA. Dr. Matthew J. Walsh was elected as IARTC's incoming President-Elect. Celebrate!
To enhance the quality of life for people and communities worldwide by promoting the development of professional counselors; by advancing the ideals of the American Counseling Association, the counseling profession, and the ethical practice of counseling through trauma-informed practices; and, by nurturing respect for human dignity, cultural inclusivity, and resilience.
Join an IARTC Committee!
For those of you who wish to serve IARTC, we have the following committees that you can join:
Budget & Finance Committee
Communications, Media, and PR Committee
DEI & Social Justice Committee
Graduate Student Committee
Professional Development Committee
IARTC Newsletter Editorial Team
To join a committee, please send your CV and letter of interest to IARTC President Dr. Peggy Mayfield Mayfield.email@example.com and IARTC President-Elect Dr. Lisa Levers at firstname.lastname@example.org. If appointed to a committee, we will also need a headshot and a brief bio so that we can add your profile to the IARTC website. IARTC encourages diverse members from national and international communities to apply. IARTC needs you!
Submit an Article to the IARTC Journal--Trauma Counseling and Resilience:
Trauma Counseling & Resilience Portal
Budget & Finance Committee
Budget and Finance Committee: Prepares and presents the annual association budget, and shall carry out such other activities as may be assigned by the Board or the President. Monitors and confers as needed regarding IARTC finances and reports to the members at IARTC’s annual members' meeting.
Marcia McCall, PhD, MBA, LCMHC-A
Chair, Budget & Finance Committee
Marcia Huston McCall, PhD, MBA, LCMHC-A is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine (primary) and Physiology and Pharmacology (secondary). She researches clinical and economic outcomes of mental health interventions in medical settings. She collaborates with the Tobacco Control Center of Excellence on tobacco cessation programs and research. Dr. McCall provides individual and group psychotherapy to medical, graduate, physician assistant, nurse anesthesia, and master’s level student clients of Counseling and Well-Being Services, a program of the School of Medicine. She also provides psychotherapy to adult patients of the Psychiatry practice.
Dr. McCall obtained her doctoral degree in Counseling and Counselor Education at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she researched Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for hospitalized patients with substance misuse and disordered use. The SBIRT interventions were conducted by counselors and counseling trainees from the School of Medicine’s Addiction Research and Clinical Health program. She also holds Master of Arts in Counseling and Master of Business Administration degrees, both from Wake Forest University.
Previously, Dr. McCall served the School in business administrative positions and directed the NIH-funded General Clinical Research Center. While in Boston, she was the Assistant Controller of the Massachusetts General Hospital and practiced as a Certified Public Accountant with Deloitte.
Dr. McCall has practiced yoga for 25 years and became a Registered Yoga Teacher in 2014. She is married to School of Medicine faculty member Charles E. McCall, MD. Together they have three adult children located in New York and North Carolina, and three dogs at home in Winston-Salem.