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2016  WCA Conference


Accepted until August 15, 2016 at 11:59pm 

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The Washington Counseling Association is pleased to announce the call for presentation proposals for its annual conference to be held on October 7 & 8th at Double Tree Hotel in Spokane WA. Educational workshops and poster presentations will be held on both October 7 & 8th.

The theme of this year's conference is: "Brighter Light, Clearer Direction" and we hope to bring a wide variety of insightful presentations from all areas and specialties of the field to provide our attendees with a wealth of clinical and educational knowledge to promote clinical growth.

The WCA Executive board welcomes presentation topics in the areas of marriage and family therapy, clinical mental health, child and adolescent counseling, school counseling, chemical dependency, ethics and suicide assessment training.

If you feel you have a topic from which others may learn, we encourage you to submit your ideas and help strengthen our field through collaboration of ideas and insight. All presenters must be registered for the conference by September 1st. Primary presenters will enjoy a reduced conference fee. 

We ask that proposals be submitted no later than August 15st 2016 11:59 pm PST. All proposals will be blind-reviewed. Decisions will be e-mailed to the lead presenter in the last few weeks of August. All presenters must registered for the conference.

About the washington counseling association

The Washington Counseling Association (WCA) is a State branch of the American Counseling Association (ACA).  The WCA is comprised of   professionals in mental health, school counseling, education, private practice, business, government, and agency settings.  Striving for   excellence and cultivating community, the WCA works to engage professionals within the counseling community. 

Mission and Purpose

Washington Counseling Association fosters professional development and learning across the mental health disciplines. A partnership of associations representing professional counselors, WCA’s mission is to promote the counseling profession and the public’s confidence and trust in counseling professionals.

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