2019 Conference

Iowa Mental Health Counselors Association (IMHCA) 13th Annual Conference

Thursday, May 16th & Friday, May 17th 2019

Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center

5291 Stoney Creek Ct, Johnston, IA 50131


2019 Call for Programs

For the Conference Brochure from 2018, follow this link. (This will give you an idea of topics covered in past years)

IMHCA is grateful to our conference sponsors! If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact contact Lindsay Stack via email at: lkalvig@yahoo.com

To receive a discounted room rate at the Stoney Creek Hotel ($99.00), mention IMHCA and reserve your room by early April, 2019.

Tentative Schedule:
DAY ONE: Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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 the ethical presentation 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 17th, 2019
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 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.

ATTN NCC’s: This conference is being submitted for approved by IMHCA (NBCC Provider #2060) for 12.0 CE contact hours (1.3 CEU’s) including 3.0 contact hours of Ethics.

CADC/IBC: The Iowa Board for Certification will be requested to approve this conference for 12 CE contact hours (Category A: Counseling Theories or Generic).

CRC/CRCC: The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification will be requested to approve 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: still to come…

Click on this button for a brief description of each breakout session: still to come…

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

Registration to attend the conference is not yet open. When it does open, the link will be available here.

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.

If you would like to volunteer at the conference, follow this link: Conference Volunteer