Iowa Mental Health Counselors Association (IMHCA) 13th Annual Conference
Tackling Tough Topics
Thursday, May 16th & Friday, May 17th 2019
Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center
5291 Stoney Creek Ct, Johnston, IA 50131
Please use the link below for an electronic version of a selection of the breakout presentations.
For the Conference Brochure, follow this link. (If you would like to pay with a check, download the brochure and follow the instructions to mail it in with a check)
IMHCA is grateful to our conference sponsors! If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact contact Lindsay Stack via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
To receive a discounted room rate at the Stoney Creek Hotel ($99.00), mention IMHCA and reserve your room by May 1, 2019.
DAY ONE: Thursday, May 16th, 2019
7:30 am – 8:15 am: Registration/Breakfast
8:15 am – 8:30 am: Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:30 am – 11:45 am: Breakout Session #1 (3 hours)
11:45 am – 1:15 pm: Lunch and Annual Board Meeting
1:15 pm – 2:45 pm: Breakout Session #2 (90 minutes)
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm: Break
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Breakout Session #3 (90 minutes)
4:30 pm: Networking
DAY TWO: Friday, May 17th, 2019
7:45 am – 8:15 am: Registration/Breakfast
8:15 am – 8:30 am: Opening Remarks
8:30 am – 11:45 am: Breakout Session #4 (3 hours)
11:45 am – 12:45 pm: Lunch
NOTE: To fulfill your requirement for Ethics CE hours (3.0 hours), register for the two ethics presentations during breakout sessions #5 and #6 on Friday (5A and 6A).
12:45 pm – 2:15 pm: Breakout Session #5 (90 minutes)
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm: Break
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Breakout Session #6 (90 minutes)
CE Hours: Iowa Mental Health Counselors Association (IMHCA) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2060. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC are clearly identified. IMHCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
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 12 hours of continuing education (CE Hours) for mental health counselors and 12 hours continuing education (CE Hours) for marriage and family therapists and social workers. This includes 3.0 hours of CE Hours for ethics if you attend the two ethics related workshops.
ATTN NCC’s: This conference is approved by IMHCA (NBCC Provider #2060) for 12.0 CE contact hours (1.2 CEU’s) including 3.0 contact hours of ethics if you attend the two ethics related workshops.
CADC/IBC: The Iowa Board for Certification approved this conference for 12.25 CE contact hours (Category A: Counseling Theories or Generic).
CRC/CRCC: The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification approved this conference for 12 CE contact hours, including 3.0 contact hours of ethics if you attend the two ethics related workshops.
Full information about each breakout session, including learning objectives and biographies of the presenters: Breakouts (full) >>Alternate-if the above link doesn’t work, you can download the Breakout Descriptions:IMHCA_2019_Breakout_Description_Full
Click on this button for a brief description of each breakout session: Breakouts (brief) >>Alternate-if the above link doesn’t work, you can download the Breakout Descriptions: IMHCA_2019_Breakouts_Short
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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.