2018 Conference

Iowa Mental Health Counselors Association (IMHCA) 12th Annual Conference

The Challenge of Change
Thursday, May 3rd & Friday, May 4th 2018
Airport Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center
6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa 50321
(515) 287-2400

For the Conference Brochure, follow this link.

For breakout presentation slides, follow this link.

IMHCA is grateful to our conference sponsors!

Platinum Sponsor:

Gold Sponsors:

Bronze Sponsors:

To receive a discounted room rate at the Airport Holiday Inn ($99.00), mention IMHCA and reserve your room by April 12, 2018.

DAY ONE: Thursday, May 3, 2018
7:15 am – 8:15 am: Registration/Breakfast
8:15 am – 8:45 am: Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:45 am – 12:00 pm: Breakout Session #1 (3 hours)

NOTE: To fulfill your requirement for Ethics CE’s (3.0 hours), register for “Right vs. Right” during breakout session #1

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm: Lunch and Annual Board Meeting
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Breakout Session #2 (90 minutes)
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm: Break
3:15 pm – 4:45 pm Breakout Session #3 (90 minutes)
4:45 pm: Networking

DAY TWO: Friday, May 4, 2018
7:30 am – 8:30 am: Registration/Breakfast
8:30 am – 8:45 am: Opening Remarks
8:45 am – 12:00 pm: Breakout Session #1 (3 hours)
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm: Breakout Session #2 (90 minutes)
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm: Break
2:45 pm – 4:15 pm Breakout Session #3 (90 minutes)
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm: Closing Remarks

CE’s: Iowa Mental Health Counselors Association (IMHCA) is an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) through the Nation Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC Provider #2060)

IMHCA determined that this conference meets the criteria for the Iowa Board of Behavioral Science Examiners and the Iowa Board of Social Work Examiners for 13 hours continuing education for mental health counselors and 12 hours continuing education for marriage and family therapists and social workers.

ATTN NCC’s: This conference is approved by IMHCA (NBCC Provider #2060) for 13.0 CE contact hours (1.3 CEU’s) including 3.0 contact hours of Ethics.

CADC/IBC: The Iowa Board for Certification has approved this conference for 12 CE contact hours (Category A: Counseling Theories or Generic).

CRC/CRCC: The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification has approved this conference for 12 CE contact hours (Content Area 01: General Content including 3 CE contact hours Content Area 03: Addictions Counseling).

Full information about each breakout session, including learning objectives and biographies of the presenters Breakouts (full) >>

Click on this button for a brief description of each breakout session Breakouts (brief) >>

Find more information or register to be an exhibitor at the conference Exhibitors >>

Find more information about being a sponsor at the conference Sponsorships >>

Register to Attend the Conference >>

If you do not wish to register and pay online (with a credit card through Paypal…you don’t have to have a Paypal account); please download the conference brochure (at the top of this page), fill it out and mail it to the address found on the brochure.