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August 2015

Association for Adult Development and Aging (AADA) Conference 2015
Dates: August 6-7
Location: New York, NY
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September 2015

Florida Counseling Association 66th Annual Convention
Dates: September 11-12, 2015
Location: Orlando, FL
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Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling (AARC) Conference
Dates: Memphis, TN
Location: September 18, 2015
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Louisiana Counseling Association 2015 Conference
Dates: September 27-29
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
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October 2015

Nebraska Counseling Association 2015 Conference
Dates: October 1-2, 2015
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West Virginia Counseling Association Fall Conference
Dates: October 1-3, 2015
Location: Flatwoods, WV
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Wyoming Counseling Association Annual Conference
Dates: October 1-3, 2015
Location: Cheyenne, WA
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American College Counseling Association (ACCA) 2015 Conference
Dates: October 1-4, 2015
Location: Louisville, KY
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European Counseling Association Annual Conference
Dates: October 1 – 4, 2015
Location: Naples, Italy
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Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Conference
Dates: October 7 – 11, 2015
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Nebraska Counseling Association
Dates: October 8-10, 2015
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Oklahoma Counseling Association
Fall Conference,
Dates: October 23, 2015
Location: Midwest City, OK
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Oregon Counseling Association 2015 Fall Conference

Dates: October 23-24, 2015
Location: Ashland, OR
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November 2015

Mississippi Counseling Association
Mississippi Fall Conference
November 4-5, 2015
Biloxi, MS
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Kentucky Counseling Association Conference

Dates: November 4-6, 2015
Location: Louisville, KY
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Ohio Counseling Association
All Ohio Counselors’ Conference
November 4-6, 2015
Columbus, OH
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Texas Counseling Association 2015 Professional Growth Conference

Dates: November 4-7, 2015
Location: Corpus Christi, TX
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Virginia Counselors Association Convention
Dates: November 5-7, 2015
Location: Williamsburg, VA
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Washington Counseling Association
Dates: November 6 - 7, 2015
Location: Spokane, WA
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Pennsylvania Counseling Association Conference
Dates: November 6-8, 2015
Location: State College, PA
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Illinois Counseling Association 5th Annual Conference
Dates: November 11-14, 2015
Location: Skokie, IL
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Maryland Counseling Association
Dates: November 12-13, 2015
Location: Annapolis, MD
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Thursday, November 12, 2015 - Friday, November 13, 2015 Annapolis, MD
Alabama Counseling Association Annual Conference 2015

Dates: November 17-21, 2015
Location: Montgomery, AL
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Tennessee Counseling Association 58th Annual Conference
Dates: November 21-24, 2015
Location: Murfreesboro, TN
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Washington Counseling Association Annual Conference
Dates: November 2015
Location: Spokane, WA
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January 2016

Idaho Counseling Association
Dates: January 29-30, 2016
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February 2016

North Dakota Counseling Association Annual Conference
Dates: February 14-16, 2016
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Association for Specialist in Group Work (ASGW) 2016 National Conference
Dates: February 18-20, 2016
Location: Washington, DC
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South Carolina Counseling Association 52nd Annual Conference
Dates: February 25-27, 2016
Location: Hilton Head, SC
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Oklahoma Counseling Association
Mid-Winter Pre-Conference,
Date: February 25, 2016
Location: Midwest City, OK
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Oklahoma Counseling Association
Mid-Winter Conference, Dates: February 226-27, 2016
Location: Midwest City, OK
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March 2016

ACA Governing Council Meeting
Date: March 29-30, 2016
Location: Montreal, Canada

ACA Annual Conference and Expo Dates: March 31 – April 3, 2016 Location: Montreal, Canada
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April 2016

Maine Counseling Association
Dates: April 11-12, 2016
Location: Rockport, ME
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New Jersey Counseling Association
Dates: April 15-17, 2016
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June 2016

The American Counseling Association
Executive Committee Meeting Dates: June 23-24, 2016
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Information: Holly Clubb@counseling.org

National Career Development Association
NCDA Regional Annual Conference
June 30 – July 2, 2015
Chicago, IL
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Help ACA design the 2014 For Graduate Students and New Professionals Only conference series in Hawaii!

by Don Kenneally | Apr 11, 2013
ACA really enjoys paying as much attention as we can to graduate students and new professionals and we need your help to do so.

Dear Graduate Students and New Professionals,

ACA really enjoys paying as much attention as we can to graduate students and new professionals and we need your help to do so.

An important ACA initiative is our special For Graduate Students and New Professionals Only conference series. Each year at the annual conference, ACA provides education sessions by some of the most famous authors, theorists, and leaders in professional counseling on topics specifically chosen by graduate students and new professionals. Previous For Graduate Students and New Professionals Only presentations have included:

  • Patricia Arredondo—Making the Most of Supervision.
  • Gerald Corey—Finding a Meaningful Life After Graduate School.
  • Gerald Corey, Marianne Corey, & Jamie Bludworth—Becoming a Professional Counselor
  • Rebecca Daniel-Burke—Finding a Counseling Job in This Lousy Economy. A New Opportunity: Getting a Job in Integrated Care.
  • Marcheta Evans—What Graduate Students and New Professionals Need to Know About Mindfulness.
  • Jo-Ann Lipford Sanders—What Graduate Students and New Professionals Need to Know About the Current State of Multiculturalism.
  • Carman Gill & Stephanie Dailey—Got Spirit? Our Clients Do.
  • Sam Gladding—What Graduate Students and New Professionals Need to Know About Humor in Counseling.
  • Sam Gladding & Donna Henderson—Keeping the Boundaries From Breaking in Counselor Education: Professor/Student Relationships.
  • Jane Goodman—Master Teaching Techniques for Rookie Counselor Educators.
  • Allen & Mary Ivey—What Graduate Students and New Professionals Need to Know About Neuroscience.
  • Marty Jencius—What Graduate Students and New Professionals Need to Know About Social Media.
  • Jeffrey Kottler—What Can I Do With My Counseling Degree? Career Options for Graduate Students and New Professionals.
  • Courtland Lee—Let Your Degree be Your Passport: International Opportunities for Graduate Students and New Professionals.
  • Lynn Linde—Office Politics 101.
  • Sandra Lopez-Baez—Practical Pointers for Graduate Students and Professionals.
  • Deborah Legge—Preparing Graduate students and New Professionals for Success in Private Practice.
  • Chris Moll—From Backpacks to Briefcases: Making the Transition From Graduate Student to Professional Counselor.
  • Jane Myers—Wellness & Self-Care for Graduate Students and New Professionals.
  • Beverly O’Bryant—Knowing me, Supporting Me, and Marketing Me.
  • Cynthia Osborne, Pamela Paisley & Jack Culbreth—How to Find Post-Grad Supervision on a Shoestring Budget.
  • Mark Pope—How to Get Through Your Dissertation (and Graduate).
  • Anneliese Singh—“Do Ask, Do Tell”: Current LGBTQ Issues in Counseling for Graduate Students and New Professionals.
  • Don W. Locke—Building Skills and Advocating for the Counseling Profession.

ACA needs your help in determining the lineup for the 2014 ACA conference in Hawaii next March. We would love to have you respond to the following two questions: 1.—Other than a faculty member in your own program, who is a famous counselor that you would enjoy seeing (and meeting) at the conference? Who is the person most likely to get the following reaction from you: “I can’t believe I’m seeing her/him in person!”

2. What topic(s) would you like to see at the 2014 conference for the For Graduate Students and New Professionals Only series? Most of our student attendees are enrolled in master’s degree programs, so while we certainly want doctoral level related programs, we are especially desirous of topics that are meaningful to master’s level students and new professionals.

ACA thanks you for your willingness to help construct the 2014 For Graduate Students and New Professionals Only series. The ACA conference is the world’s largest conference for professional counselors (3,500 attended the Cincinnati conference last month) and we hope that everyone can come to Hawaii. For information on the conference – including how to submit a proposal before the June 5th deadline- visit www.counseling.org/conference. Even if you can’t attend we still would love to have your ideas for the series.

You can send your thoughts directly to ACA at dkaplan@counseling.org.