Here you will find all relevant information regarding my 2016 NACADA poster and concurrent presentations. If you have additional questions about any of my 2016 NACADA presentations please contact me. I am happy to discuss any questions through email or video chat.

Poster Presentation
#PO524 Developing My First Academic Advising Training Program (Reflection)
Friday, October 7, 2016, 7:15 AM – 8:30 AM, Marquis Ballroom C
Presenter: Jeff Simms, MA, LPC, NCC, Mott Community College

MCC Academic Advising Handbook – this is the final product from researching and developing my academic advising training program.

Developing my first academic advising handbook reflection (2-page PDF)

Academic Advising Handbook Examples
Minot State University, Kansas State University, Wayne State University, The Ohio State University, National Academic Advising Association

Literature Cited

Folsom, P.,Joslin, J.,, & Yoder, F..(2005). From advisor training to advisor development: Creating a blueprint for first-year advisors. Retrieved from the NACADA Clearinghouse of Academic Advising Resources Web site

Habley, W. R. (1987). Academic Advising Conference: Outline and Notes. The ACT National Center for the Advancement of Educational Practices. (pp. 33-34). Iowa City, IA: ACT. Retrieved from

Higginson, L. C. (2000). A frame work for training program content revisited. In V. N. Gordon, Habley, W. R., & Associates (Eds.), Academic advising: A comprehensive handbook (pp. 298-306). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Retrieved from

McClellan, J.L. (2007). Content Components for Advisor Training: Revisited. Retrieved from NACADA Clearinghouse of Academic Advising Resources Web site:

Concurrent Session
C200: Compassion Fatigue and Burnout in Advisors: Student Impacts, Self-Care, and Prevention
Friday, October 7, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Marquis 103-105
Presenters: Dr. Thomas Dickson, University of Arizona & Jeff Simms, MA, LPC, NCC