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Annual Conference: Trauma-Informed Counseling Part I

  • 11/12/2015
  • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • The Historic Inns of Annapolis, 58 Circle Street, Annapolis, Maryland
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Maryland Counseling Association

Annual Conference Part I

Trauma-Informed Counseling

Thursday, November 12th 

     Click here to download registration flyer in Adobe PDF!!!

November 12, 5-9 PM: American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Fundamentals Training!

FREE Disaster Mental Health Fundamentals Course is being offered for those who want to expand their knowledge in this area. You can also earn 3 NBCC Clock Hours! The training is also the first step to take if you are an independently licensed professional and interested in working as a disaster mental health (DMH) volunteer at the local and national level.

For Join us on Friday, November 13th, you must register and pay separately.

Keynote Speaker

Ski-ter Jones

Ski-ter Jones is one of the most successful commercial actors in Hollywood. He has enjoyed a successful career in the entertainment industry and is known as the “Commercial King.” He has appeared in over 100 national commercial campaigns including Price Waterhouse Cooper, Verizon Wireless, CVS, BMW, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, McDonalds, Walmart, and Xerox to just name a few.

Ski-ter is also the author of several books and has served as a guest speaker in many forums around the world. However, his story is like many of our clients in that he faced many challenges and traumatic experiences growing up as an African American male in the at-risk communities of Washington, DC. Ski-ter endured many obstacles that have tested his resilience throughout the years, so how did he do it? Join us in hearing his story! We will gain insight on how to become better “traumainformed” counselors.

November 13, 9AM-6PM: Break Out Sessions! Join us for 18 break out sessions and over 20 poster presentations! Sessions and posters focus on crisis/trauma/disaster counseling, as well as other trauma-informed counseling issues. 

*Friday Registration includes: Breakfast (8:00am), Lunch, & Social Networking Event (6:00pm)!

*MCA is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock 
hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.

Here are some of our presenters:

*Carl Barham & Mavis Lewis: Are your Affairs in Order?

*Danielle Bostick: Counseling Victims of Child Sexual Abuse through the Lifespan: Challenges and Opportunity

*Robert Castle: Helping Client's Cope with Job/Career Crises

*Christian Chan, R.Tony Spann, David Julius Ford, Jr, Adrienne Erby, & Eliane S. Herdani: Crisis Counseling: Theory vs. Real Life

*Mercedes Ebanks, Fidel Turner & Andrae Brown: The Forgotten Fathers: Examining the Experiences of Diverse Fathers

*Mary Guindon: Seven Things You Need to Know to Counsel Military Families

*Tricialand Hilliard & LeTea Perry: No Ring on It!: Integrated Trauma Informed Care for the
Single African American Childless Females over the Age of 30 in America

*Rhonda Jeter & Fidel Turner: Preparing Counseling Students for Trauma Exposure and Compassion Fatigue: Myths, Facts and the Reality

*Peter Killeen: September 11, 2001:Personal Reflection on Trauma Counseling of First Responders

*Danielle LaSure-Bryant: Shepherding the Flock: Supervising Counselors in Training During Times of Crisis

*Kim McClure: Preoperational Grief

*Carol Z. McGinnis: Angry Clients: Counseling to "Leash the Beast" Post Trauma

*Carolyn Owens: Standing in Your Truth: The Women Behind the Uniform

*LaNail R. Plummer: Strategic Supervision: The Art and Skill of Documentation

*Sara Pula & Xanthia Johnson: The Challenges of Experiencing Trauma and Loss While Counseling and Educating Counselors

*Lee Richmond, Darla Sincliar & Dr. Lynne E. Muller: Trauma, Triggers and Therapy

*Lenese N. Stephens: How to Manage Trauma/Crisis When a Juvenile is Behind Bars?

*Gotts Garage/Hillman Parking Garage: $10 a day for Registrants!

*Historic Inn Reservation: Only $130 a night for Registrants!

Maryland Counseling Association

915 Russell Ave, Suite B Gaithersburg, MD 20879


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