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THURSDAY

 

ROOM

SALON A/B/C

SALON F

SALON G

SALON H

ENERGY 1

ENERGY 2

MOMENTUM 1

MOMENTUM 2/3

FUSION

Imagination

SESSION 1

7:00 am – 8:00 am

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MORNING MINDFULNESS PRACTICE GROUP

 

 

8:00am - 9:00am

VCA Business Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keynote

9:00am - 10:15am

Dr. Simone Lambert,

“Prevention Strategies Across Settings”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SESSION 2

10:30 am – 11:30 am

School Counselor as Leader

Working with Emotions in Counseling

Training Advocacy: Understanding Parental Adjustment Experiences in Late-Child Adoption

Fathers Matter: Why You Can and Should Include Fathers in Counseling

Technology and Teens: When the fear of missing out becomes dangerous

The Fourth Dimension: 4-D Communication with Adolescents

(PART 1)

Engaging clients post war (combatants and civilians)

Exploring the Intersection of Mentoring, Culture, and Professional Identity Across the Lifespan

Counselor Educators, Licensed Professional Counselors, and School Counselors Collaborating to Identify Early Warning Signs of Crisis in K-12 Schools and Advocate for Appropriate Responding

Division Meetings

SESSION 3

11:45am - 12:45am

Vignettes for Best Practices in Counseling Education and Professional Development

Supervision & Trauma: Ethical Considerations for the Supervisor, Supervisee, and Client

Creating Safe Spaces: Understanding the Importance of Trauma-Informed Care

Offering Encouragement in Crisis Counseling

Project E3: Educate, Empower and Employ: Applications of Community Based Participatory Research in High Poverty-High & Unemployment Areas

The Fourth Dimension: 4-D Communication with Adolescents

(PART 2)

Exploring Bias in the Therapy

Spiritual Integration in Counseling: competencies, models, advocacy & consultation

Unity in Diversity: Dynamics and Challenges in Interracial/Interethnic Marriages

Division Meetings

12:45pm - 2:00pm

POSTERS

(EXPO HALL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SESSION 4

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Courageous Stories about Race and Resiliency

(PART 1)

My New Home

The Kalief Browder Story: The Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicide as a Theoretical Framework for Suicide in Young African-Americans

Making Meaning and Reframing Techniques for Promoting Resilience in Crises

From Countertransference to Co-transfer­­­­­­­­­­ence

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About School Counseling(PART 1)

Working with First Generation International College Students

Laughing with Your Clients: Humor and Therapy

Relational-Cultural Theory in Rural Mental Health Counseling

Division Meetings

SESSION 5

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Courageous Stories about Race and Resiliency

(PART 2)

Update from the Virginia Board of Counseling

Mindfulness as Social Justice Praxis: A Framework for Counselors

Helping counselors support themselves: Wellness education and implications

(How) Does Online Counselor Education Work?: Considerations and Directions

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About School Counseling(PART 2)

Mentalization in Counseling Processes

SMART Self-Care: Proven stress management strategies for counselors

Recovering the Historical Memory: A Necessary Ingredient for Dealing with Oppression

Division Meetings

4:15pm - 5:15pm

Chapter Meetings

Chapter Meetings

Chapter Meetings

Chapter Meetings

Chapter Meetings

Chapter Meetings

Chapter Meetings

Chapter Meetings

Chapter Meetings

 

 

FRIDAY

 

 

ROOM

SALON A/B/C

SALON F

SALON G

SALON H

ENERGY 1

ENERGY 2

MOMENTUM 1

MOMENTUM 2/3

FUSION

Imagination

 

SESSION 6

7:00am - 8:00am

American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health & Psychological First Aid

(PART 1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MORNING MINDFULNESS PRACTICE GROUP

 

SESSION 7
8:00am - 9:00am

American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health & Psychological First Aid

(PART 2)

May They All Flourish!
Creating a Trans-Friendlier World for Children, Adolescents, and Adults

Making Consistency Out of Inconsistency: Building Resiliency in Foster Children's Education

Utilizing Bowenian Family Therapy with Families Comprising of Aging Adults

Get your Game on!

Shinrin Yoku:
A nature-based mindfulness intervention for school and clinical counselors

Social Justice Through Crisis Intervention: Supporting African American Communities

Impacts of Chronic Illness in Adolescence

Resolving Conflicts of Conscience:
A New Perspective to Bridge the Divide Between Professional Counselors of Faith and LGBTQ+ Clients

 

KEYNOTE

9:15am - 10:30am

DR. SHON SMITH,Counselors,

Honor Thyself!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SESSION 8

10:45am - 11:45am

X

Animals and Addiction: Incorporating Animal-Assisted Interventions Into Substance Abuse Treatment

Rest Well: The Importance of Sleep Health

Crisis Counselor Resilience: Finding Strength for Rural, Socioeconomially Disadvantaged Clients

Am I qualified? : The Scope of Competency for Registered QMHPs

Sorority Women and Alcohol Use: Tips for Working within the Greek Community

Perfectionism and Academic Risk-Taking in Advanced Learners

Assessment of Suicidal Ideation through a Crisis Model: Considerations for Use with College Students

Spiritual Integration in Secular Supervision

Division Meetings

 

12:00 pm –2:00 pm

AWARDSLUNCHEON

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SESSION 9.

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

X

Ethical Practice of Self-Monitoring

Qoya: Exploring Movement as Metaphor
(PART 1)

How do we fit in? The voice of international students in counseling degree programs

The Intersectional Experience of Transgender Females

Honoring ACA's Foundational Ethical Principles: Using creative assessment to explore and evaluate allegiance to our core values

The Apple Does Not Fall Far From the Tree:Tracing Our Family Adverse Child Hood Experiences to Explore Inter-generational Trauma

Cultural Competence vs. Cultural Humility: Considerations for Treatment Professionals

Purposely Playful Puppets!

Division Meetings

SESSION 10
3:15pm - 4:15pm

VCA Foundation Grantsmanship 101

Time for The Talk: The Transgenerational Transmission of Trauma in Families of Color

Qoya: Exploring Movement as Metaphor
(PART 2)

What Can We Do?: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic in School and Community Settings

Animal Compassion Fatigue-How it effects humans and more
(PART 1)

Integrating Bilateral Stimulation into Treatment of Trauma to Increase Client Resilience and Affect Management

Building Resiliency after Sibling on Sibling Sexual Abuse

Career Switchers: The Returning Adult Graduate Student Experience/School Counselor as Leader

A Journey to Mindfulness

(PART 1)

Division Meetings

SESSION 11

4:30pm - 5:30pm

VCA Foundation Mentoring/Networking Event (6pm)

Infusing Interprofessional Collaborative Care with LGBT Affirmative Counseling

Racial Identity Development Through Mindfulness

A review of Intensive In Home in Virginia and potential new direction

Animal Compassion Fatigue-How it effects humans and more
(PART 2)

Working with First Generation International College Students

A culture of silence: How racism still keeps us quiet in 2018, and what to do about it.

The Influence of Religion on the Development of an Eating Disorder

A Journey to Mindfulness

(PART 2)

Division Meetings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROOM

SALON A/B/C

SALON F

SALON G

SALON H

ENERGY 1

ENERGY 2

MOMENTUM 1

MOMENTUM 2/3

FUSION

SESSION 12
7:00 am - 8:00 am

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

MORNING

MINDFULNESS

PRACTICE

GROUP

SESSION 13
8:00 am - 9:00 am

 

Ethical Decision Making M­­­­odels: Understanding and Application

Seizing Opportunities: Social Skills Group for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability

Creative and Cross-Cultural Strategies for Effective African American/Urban Youth Engagement

Navigating the #MeToo Era in the Therapy Room and Beyond: Implications for Clinicians

Souls Looking Back:Students Perception of Cultural Engagement on a College Campus

Navigating the Emergency Services System When Your Client is in Crisis

Complex Trauma and Anti-Sex Trafficking: Assessing and Addressing the Needs of Sex Trafficking Ministries Worldwide

Radical acceptance:A gateway to resiliency and peace

(PART 1)

SESSION 14
9:15 am - 10:15 am

 

A Collaborative Initiative of Leadership and Research for Increased Spiritual Competence among Virginia Professionals

Creating a STAR-tastic Problem-Solving Community

Enhancing empathy through short-term online workshops

Ecotherapy Treatment for the Management of Grief in Military Veterans

A Biopsychosocial Spiritual Model for Developing Wellness: A Practical Guide for Counselors, Educators, and Students

Trauma-Informed Care Due To Parental Incarceration and Transgernerational Trauma

Effective Methods to Address Gateslipping in Counseling Programs

Radical acceptance:A gateway to resiliency and peace

(PART 2)

SESSION 15
10:30 am - 11:30 am

 

"No One Prepares for This": Lessons from Charlottesville

Welcoming vitality: The universal and cultural expressions of joy and awe

How To Use Your "Senses" When Conducting Mental Status Exams

Black Panther Effect: Teaching Positive Self Images of Black Culture Through Cinema

A Practical Guide for Successful Clinical Supervisors and Counseling Residents

My Parents Don't Believe In Mental Health

Counseling the Golden Circle

Can't Win for Losing

SESSION 16
11:4SESS=====5 am - 12:45 pm

 

Multicultural Clinical Supervision: Using the Critical Events Model

The Complexity of Treating Eating Disorders

The Counselor's Role in the Opioid Epidemic

Ethical Violations of Counselors in Virginia: A 10-year review

Oh Snap! How to Avoid the Social Media Trap.

Working with the Difficult Client:What to Do When You Do Not Know What to Do.

Integrated Care and LGBTQ Mental Health

IDM-G: A Developmental Model Addressing Experiential Groups in Counselor Training

KEYNOTE

1:45pm - 4:45 pm

DR. DAVID KAPLAN,Ethics Deep Dive”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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