280 W. Millbrook Road
Raleigh, N. C. 27609
North Carolina Licensed Professional Counselor/Supervisor #3815
National Certified Counselor #74767
National Certified School Counselor #74767
Registered Play Therapist/ Supervisor #S737
Certification in Reality Therapy
2010-present: Triangle Parenting Support, Raleigh, NC; LPC/S and RPT/S at Triangle Parenting Support providing play therapy for preschoolers and play therapy, individual and small group counseling for elementary age students. Counseling, consultation and workshops and training provided for parents. Staff development in the form of workshops or teacher and teacher assistant training is provided. Training may include Filial Training for parents and Kinder Training for teachers.
1986-2010: Wake County Public School System, North Carolina
1997-2010: Counselor at Baileywick Elementary: Provide leadership and implement total school guidance program for new elementary school. Provide individual counseling, small group counseling, and classroom sessions for 600 students. Serve on Leadership Team, Co Chairperson of Student Support Team, School Improvement Plan Core Committee, and the Crisis Team. Co-Chairperson of Safety Committee. Chairperson of Character Education Committee. Safety Patrol Advisor. CoordinatePTA Guidance Committee. Staff Representative on PTA Board.
1996-1997: Counselor at Green Year Round Elementary: Provided leadership and implemented total school guidance program for new elementary school. Provided individual counseling, small group counseling, and classroom sessions for over 600 students. Served on Parent Outreach Committee, and Student Support Team. Implement New Teacher Support Group. Organized Peer Tutoring Program. Initiated Character Trait Plan. Coordinated Parent Guidance Committee. Facilitated Behavior Management Plan. Testing Co-coordinator. Crisis Team Coordinator.
1986-1996: Counselor at Millbrook Elementary: Provided individual counseling, small group counseling, and classroom sessions for over 840 students. Homeless School Counselor. Served on Leadership Team, Student Support Team, and Chairperson of School Climate Committee. SACS Committee. Crisis Team Coordinator. Advisor forStudent Council, Conflict Mediation, and Peer Tutors. Millbrook Elementary Liaison for Communities and Schools.
Millbrook Methodist Preschool Director
Bloomington High School North (Indiana) Counselor
Martinsville Junior High School (Indiana) Counselor and Language Arts Teacher
Dupont Junior High School (Tennessee) Language Arts Teacher
Tennessee Technological University Instructor in Counseling Department
RE-RAMP, ASCA National Model,2010
RAMP, ASCA National Model, 2007
North Carolina Association for Play Therapy, Secretary 2003-2007
WCPSS Co-coordinator and Trainer for Kinder Training Program 2001-2003
WCPSS Counselor Representative on Disabilities Awareness Character Education Committee 2001-2003
WCPSS Counselor Mentor and School Intern Supervisor 1996-present
WCPSS Second Step Trainer 2000-200
WCPSS Play Counseling Facilitator 2000
Department of Public Instruction Career Publication Group 1998
Co-coordinator of North Raleigh Regional Counselor Group 1997-1998
Coordinator of WCPSS Year Round Regional Counselor Group 1997-1998
Mentor Counselor Co-coordinator for WCPSS Initially Certified Personnel Support Program 1993-1995
Wake County PTA Vice-President 1991-1992
WCPSS Elementary Representative on Counselor Planning Committee 1991
WCPSS Comprehensive Guidance Planning Committee 1991
WCPSS Counselor Representative on Differentiated Pay Planning Committee 1987
NC Assoc. for the Education of Young Children, Vice President 1985-1986
Monroe County Racial Task Force 1981
Monroe County Alternative School Committee 1976
Morgan County Drop-Out Committee 1976
NCAPT Fall Conference: "Supervision in Play Therapy", 2011
NCAEYC Annual Conference: "Foundations of Discipline: Firmness and Limit Setting", Parts I & II, 2010
Dorothea Dix Hospital, Staff training: Presentation on Filial Therapy, 2010
North Raleigh United Methodist Church: " Kindergarten Adjustment", 2009-2011
Department of Public Instruction Character Education Conference: “Applying for State Schools of Character Award,” 2008
Wake County Human Services Workshop: “Play Therapy Connection Techniques”, 2007
North Carolina Foster and Adoptive Parent Association Conference: “Overview of Filial Training”, 2007
University of Lousiana Workshop: “Play Therapy Communication Techniques to Use with Katrina Victims”, 2006
WCPSS Continuous Improvement Conference: “Guidance Advisory Committee: ASCA National Model Component”, 2005
“Kinder Training: A Teacher Consultation Model Using Play Techniques”, 2002
North Carolina Association of School Counselors Conference: “PTA Guidance Committee: a Vital National Model Advisory Component”, 2004
“Filial Play Therapy Techniques in the Public Schools: A Parent/Teacher Consultation Model“, 2002
“PTA Guidance Committee:Key to a Successful Elementary Guidance Program”, 2002
“Using Play Counseling in the Schools”, 2000
“Parent Involvement”, 1994
Association for Play Therapy International Conference: “Filial Training in the WCPSS: A Parent/Teacher Consultation Model”, 2002
WCPSS Training Sessions: “Conflict Mediation in the Public School”, 1994
“Individual Counseling at the Elementary Level”, 1992
North Carolina Peer Helper Association: “Peer Tutoring: Students Helping Students Succeed”, 1994
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction:
“The Workings of a Homeless School within a Public School”, 1994
“How to Organize a Conflict Mediation Program”, 1993
North Carolina Mentor Conference:
“The Counselor Mentor”, 1993
Publications and Grants
3C Family Services Grant Consultant, 2013.
Bostick, Dee: “PBS Can Set the Foundation for Strong Character Development”, PBS Update, (January, 2010).
Bostick, Dee: “WCPSS Counselors Use Research to Validate Contributions to Success”, Education Matters, November, 2009.
Bostick, Dee and Ron Anderson: “Evaluating a Small-Group Counseling Program—A Model for Program Planning and Improvement in the Elementary Setting”. ASCA Special: Action Research in School Counseling”, Professional School Counseling, August, 2009.
Bostick, Dee: “PTA Guidance Committee: Key to an Elementary School’s Success”, Marco, May, 2005.
Wake Education Grant: Filial Training in the WCPSS Elementary Schools 2003
Bostick, Dee: co-author , “Social Skills Group for ESL Students.” Marco, (May, 2000).
Bright Ideas Grant: Culture Capsule Program 1999.
Bostick, Dee: co-author, “Conflict Resolution as Curriculum: A Definition, Description, and Process for Integration in Core Curricula”, The School Counselor, May, 1996.
Bostick, Dee: co-author, “Counselor- and Teacher-Led Support Groups for Beginning Teachers: A Cognitive-Developmental Perspective”, Elementary School Guidance and Counseling, December, 1995.
PTA At-Risk Mini-Grant: Academic Enrichment Program, 2001.
ADD Grant: Conflict Mediation Program 1993.
ASCA, Elementary School Counselor of the Year Semi-finalist, 2007 and 2008
NCSCA, North Carolina Elementary School Counselor of the Year, 2006
WCPSS, Wake County Elementary School Counselor of the Year, 2006
Wake County PTA Elementary School Counselor of the Year (2 years), 1991 & 2003
Wake County Public School System Employee of the Month 2005
Wake County PTA Character Education Program Award, 1999-2000
Wake County PTA Program of the Year: Holiday Magic, 1994
Wake County PTA Service Organization of the Year: Communities In Schools, 1994
ICY Professional of the Year Nominee, 1992
Millbrook Elementary Outstanding Program of the Year: Adult Friend Program, 1992 & 1993
Martinsville Junior High Outstanding Teacher of the Year, 1975
Professional Memberships: ACA, NCAPT, APT, LPCANC
Education: BA, 1968, English, TTU, MA, 1969, Counseling,TTU, EdS, 1978, Counseling, IU