UNO Counseling Organization of Graduate Students

About Us



Mission Statement

The Counseling Organization of Graduate Students seeks to promote the development of both the counseling student and graduate program through education, advocacy, collaboration, and training opportunities in order to ensure the highest level of proficiency, improve the quality of student experience, and provide a deeper connection to the communities in which we hope to serve as mental health professionals.

Past Events
Community Service:
– NAMI Walks
– Card Making Party for Soldier’s Angels
– Presentations to new freshmen on mental health

Guest Speakers:
– Dr. Andre Judice of Northshore Counseling and Wellness
– Steve Kessler and Donna Doolen of Addiction Recovery Resources, Inc. (ARRNO)
– Practicum and Internship Bootcamp
– LCA Recap
– Safe Space Training

Networking Opportunities:
– Monthly membership meetings discussing different topics (resume writing, self-care, theoretical orientations, etc.)
– Back-to-School Bash in collaboration with Chi Sigma Iota

2014-2015 Executive Board
President – Rossana Barrios
President Elect – Ellen Long
Member-At-Large – Paige Pizzo
Faculty Advisor – Dr. Zarus Watson

Bylaws – Revised 2012.7.24

Apply for COGS Membership! Membership Application

Are you a new student trying to figure out the ropes? Apply here to get a mentor for the Fall 2014 semester! Mentee Application


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Upcoming Events

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