American Counseling Association of Missouri

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Schedule of Presentations

The American Counseling Association of Missouri
Spring Conference

Thursday, March 16 - Saturday, March 18, 2017

Thursday 9 am

Past, Present and Future of ACAMRandy DeMaster, Ed.S., LPC, RPT, NCC

Essential Historical and Clinical Knowledge for Working with Counseling Clients from the LGBTQ+ and HIV community Part 1 - Chris Scarberry, LPC 

Thursday 10:45 am

Birth Matters: Embracing attachment when it matters most - Jennifer McCurdy, M.Ed. LPC

Essential Historical and Clinical Knowledge for Working with Counseling Clients from the LGBTQ+ and HIV community Part 2 - Chris Scarberry, LPC 

Thursday Lunch: 12:15 pm   Luncheon Presentation: TBD

Thursday 1:45 pm

Facilitating Self-Awareness of Clients - Nancy Forth, Ph.D., NCC, LPC with University of Central Missouri Graduate Students Lauren Guffey and Valery Johnson

Counseling Asian Indian Clients: Implications for counselors and supervisors - Amber Lancaster, MA NCC, LPC

Thursday 3:30 pm

AP and Choice Theory/Reality Therapy - Katherine Randolph, NCC, LPC

Poster Presentations – Advocacy in the Modern World: Equal Employment Rights for All - Nancy Forth, PhD., NCC, LPC with University of Central Missouri Graduate Students Rick Goeking and Mel Stockwell

5:30 pm Dinner Regional Group Interest Dinner

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Friday 9 am

Utilizing Life Review and Dignity Therapy as a Therapeutic Tool - Eileen Spinner, LPC 

Understanding, Assessing and the Collaborating Treatment of Neuro-immune Disorders Part 1 - Tipu Sultan, MD

Friday 10:45 am

Utilizing Expressive Therapy with Individuals and families Dealing with Change, Loss and Grief - Andrea Tritinger, LCSW

Understanding, Assessing and the Collaborating Treatment of Neuro-immune Disorders Part 2 - Tipu Sultan, MD

Friday 12:15 pm  Lunch – Speaker TBD.

Friday 1:45 pm

The impact of mass media and movies on public understanding of counseling: The importance of staying connected - Kasia Gilpatrick, DBH, LPC

ADHD: From Science to Clinical Practice - Paula Smith-Culp, LPC

Friday 3:30 pm

So you’ve graduated…now what? - David Bruno, LPC

Creative Interventions for Traumatied Children - Amber Seater, LPC

5:30 pm – Dinner with the Board

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Saturday 9 am

Howarts, Holograms, and Hippos in Honey: The Development and Clinical Uses of Magical Thinking, Creativity and Imagination - Elizabeth Dimmitt, NCC, LPC with Northwest Missouri State University Graduate Students Lindsey Madsen, Hannah McNear, Courtney Chapple, Lauren Buck 

Open Studio: The Influence of Art in Therapeutic Practices - Pari Shah, Washington University Graduate Student – 

Saturday 10:45  am

Understanding and monitoring counselor wellbeing in grief work - Brent Moore, LPC with MidAmerica Nazarine University Graduate Stuents Alicia Polk and Elliott Seymore 

Diverse Mental Health concerns of the veteran and service member population - Holley Holter, University of Central Missouri Graduate Student

12:30 pm Lunch and Business Meeting



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