Annual Conference – 2023

Thursday Schedule

7:00 – 8:00 am:  (Hotel 2nd Floor) Conference Registration

8:00 – 9:00 am:  (Ballroom A and B) Keynote: Janel Tilley  [1 CE]

9:00 – 9:45 am:  (Ballroom A and B) Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling Panel Discussion [1 CE]

9:45 – 10:00 am: (Ballroom D) Break + Visit Vendor Exhibits

10:00 – 11:45 am: (Riverside West)  Chantal Brice, LPC:  “Tech, YEAH!: Developments and Resources in Tech-Assisted Therapy [2 CEs]

10:00 – 11:45 am: (Riverside East) Anna Koehler: “A Whole Health Approach  to Mental Health Care” [2 CEs]

12:00 – 2:00 pm:  Lunch on your own

2:00 – 3:45 pm: (Ballroom C) Wendy Blackwood, LPC-S: “Puddle Jumping: Children, the Forgotten Grievers” [2 CEs]

2:00 – 3:45 pm:  (Riverside West) Vena Schexnayder, MSW, CSAC-A  and Dr. Bill Wilson, LPC, LMFT, ICGCII: “It’s More Than Just Playing Games:  A Comprehensive Review of Problem Gambling in Arkansas” [2 CEs]

2:00 – 3:45 pm: (Riverside East) Dr. Duane Lundervold: “Evidence-based Mental Health Counseling: Behavioral Relaxation Training and Stress Inoculation Training” [2 CEs]

3:45 – 4:00 pm: (Ballroom D) Break + Visit Vendor Exhibits

4:00 – 6:00 pm: (Riverside West) Larry Henderson, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S, TA-S: “Addiction to Social Media: What is it? Am I doing it? And how do I control it?” [2 CEs]

4:00 – 6:00 pm: (Ballroom C) Melanie Taylor, LPC-S: “Using Expressive Arts to Identify Emotional Wounds” [2 CEs]

Friday Schedule

7:30 – 8:00 am: (Hotel 2nd floor) Conference Registration

8:00 – 9:45 am: (Riverside West) Chantal Brice, LPC: “Tech, YEAH!: Developments and Resources in Tech-Assisted Therapy”[2 CEs]

8:00 – 9:45 am: (Riverside East) Joe M. Young, LPC, LMFT, EMDR: “Understanding Conflict in Marriage” [2 CEs]

8:00 – 9:45 am: (Ballroom C) Luke Kramer, VP for Patient Advocacy and Community Engagement, Evolution Research Group: “Current Trends in Clinical Research” [2 CEs]

9:45 – 10:00 am: (Ballroom D) Break + Visit Vendor Exhibits

10:00 – 11:45 am: (Riverside West) Jameela Jackson, LPC-S, LMFT-S: “Our Responsibility to Cultural Competence” [2 CEs]

10:00 – 11:45 am: (Riverside East) Nina Dunn, LPC: “Assessing the Need:  Five Foundations of Mental Health or Illness” [2 CEs]

12:00 – 2:00 pm: (Ballroom A and B) ArMHCA Business Lunch-2 CEs

2:00 – 5:00 pm: (Riverside West) Jay Gentry, LPC-S: “General Ethics: Don’t Do Stupid Crap” [CEs]

2:00 – 5:00 pm: (Riverside East) Larry Henderson, DMin, LPC-S, LMFT-S, TA-S: “Supervision Ethics” [3 CEs]

Online registration is now closed.

All other registrations can be made in person between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. at the registration table, on the 2nd floor of the DoubleTree hotel, by the elevators. on April 6th. 
You can also register for the one day of Friday the 6th at the registration table between 7:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m on Friday morning.

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