ACA Conference & Expo

March 27-30, 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii
Pre-conference Learning Institutes: March 26-27

Register now for the largest, most comprehensive professional development event of 2014.



Helpful Documents

ACA 2014 Conference Certificates and Evaluation Forms
FAQs (CE, Academy, and Evaluations)

Education Session CE Certificate
Electronic Submission
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Session Evaluation Forms (required for mail option) - Education Sessions and Keynotes

ACA Academy Certificates
Electronic Submission
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HPSO Discount Form

Keynote Speakers

Morgan SpurlockMorgan Spurlock, Academy Award-Nominated Director of Super Size Me and Documentary Filmmaker
Friday, March 28, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Morgan Spurlock is an award-winning writer, director, and producer best known for his immersive explorations of the social issues that both directly and indirectly shape the choices and life paths of our clients, students, colleagues… and ourselves. As a man with his finger on the pulse of a rapidly changing society, Spurlock will share experiences, insights, and reflections from the front lines of American culture. Learn more

Cloé MadanesCloé Madanes
Saturday, March 29, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Cloé Madanes is a world-renowned innovator and teacher of family and brief therapy and one of the originators of the strategic approach to family therapy. She has authored seven books that are classics in the field: Strategic Family Therapy; Behind the One-Way Mirror; Sex, Love, and Violence; The Secret Meaning of Money; The Violence of Men; The Therapist as Humanist, Social Activist, and Systemic Thinker; and Relationship Breakthrough. Learn more

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Featured Education Sessions

ACA Waiting List Only Status Series 
There’s one in every agency, clinic, and larger practice setting—that one clinician who all clients want to see. His or her status is always: Waiting List Only! What special skills or traits do these clinicians share? Why are they SO sought-after? This series will present powerful talks with six Waiting List Only clinicians. Listen closely to their strategies and find out for yourself. Learn more

ACA Client-Focused Research Series
ACA strives to increase the visibility of research that empowers professional counselors. Whatever you want to call it—evidence-based practice research, best practices research, or outcome research—this unparalleled professional series will shed light on what works best. Learn more

ACA Counseling in Action Demonstration Series
Learning about new techniques and strategies to use with your clients is one thing, but seeing them in action, and being able to implement them immediately upon return, is another. Learn more
(Members can watch a full Demonstration Series session from the 2013 Conference here.)

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University of Phoenix
Walden University
NOVA Southeastern University
Liberty Mutual

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Tour Information

While many destinations on Oahu are accessible via city bus or rental car, if you are interested in booking official tours of Hawaii's most famous attractions, including Diamond Head, the North Shore, and Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial, please visit