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A Branch of the American Counseling Association

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How Counselors Support Our Clients, Our Profession & Ourselves

2018 Conference Program


STAY AT THE CONFERENCE HOTEL: The hotel block of rooms is extended until midnight on Sunday, October 28. Don't miss this great deal of $129/night with free hot breakfast bar and complimentary happy hour, hotel amenities including a heated indoor pool and whirlpool.

Click here for registration information. 

MCA proudly presents four options for a Professional Development Institute with a separate Pre-Conference Friday, November 2 with up to 7 CEs available with a choice of 

  1. ACA Deep Dive Ethics by Dr. Lynn Linde  
  2. Sacred Counseling by Dr. Lee Richmond 
  3. Substance Abuse Counseling by Chandell Miller/Clinical Supervision by Dr. LaNail Plummer 
  4. Mindfulness and Wellness in Counseling and Yoga by Dr. Felicia Presley/Counselors as Mediators by Dr. Ajita Robinson. 

MCA’s Annual Conference on Saturday and Sunday, November 3 and 4, 2018 will include 75-min education and roundtable sessions, as well as poster sessions with up to 8 CEs available each day.

MCA has secured a special Conference rate at the BWI Hotel. Click here for registration information. The special rate is $129/night and will be available until October 4, 2018 or until the group block is sold out.

MCA has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2021. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. MCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Click here for the downloadable registration form.


MCA's mission is to promote public confidence, and trust in the counseling profession and to influence policies that affect professional counselors and the welfare of the diverse clients they serve. MCA supports professional counselors and counselors-in-training through a variety of professional development opportunities and support services.

Past President Thelma Daley accepts award from current President Karol Taylor. 

All Past Presidents who attended the conference received 60th Anniversary awards.

Emerging Leaders Program

2018 Conference Information

Upcoming Events

MCA Members and Argosy University Partnership! Learn about the 30% tuition scholarship program for new counseling students!

Maryland Counseling Association
P.O. Box 2515
Germantown, MD 20875
Phone: 410-931-5010 Fax: 410-931-5013

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