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2018 Conference Presenters

2018 Conference Presenters Needed

Counseling & Integrative Medicine: Enhancing Outcomes Through Collaborative Care


October 25 - 27, 2018

Raleigh, NC

Deadline for Proposals is April 30th, 2018!



If you are looking for ideas for your submission, suggested presentation categories are as follows:


· Advancements in Clinical Counseling Practice
· Couples/Marriage/Family Counseling
· Collaboration With Other Clinical Disciplines
· Innovations in Substance Abuse Counseling
· Clinical Supervision
· Complementary Health Approaches
· Innovative Evidence Based Practices
· Treatment Team Planning 

· Brain Function and Neuroscience
· Special Populations i.e. Elderly, LGBTQ, Veterans
· Integrative Expressive and Creative therapies
· Private Practice/Small Business/NPO Development
· Ethical Concerns
· Student/New Professional Topics
· Needs of Retiring Counselors  


Presenter Requirements:

·         The primary presenter is the contact person and is responsible for notifying all other presenters of acceptance, scheduling, and any other information provided by LPCANC 

·         A presenter (primary or co-presenter) may be listed on no more than two accepted Conference sessions

·         Presenters must be available to present any time during the conference (October 25 - 27, 2018)

·         Presenters, once accepted, must submit all documentation by stated deadlines

·         All presenters must register for conference by August 01, 2018

How many times is the same presentation offered?

Each Session is presented one time during the Conference.



Tips:


·         Attendees have many programs to select from and often choose those that have well written descriptions

·         Attendees desire brief reviews of research that support the concepts presented

·         Prepare your proposal in a word document, and use the grammar/spell check before copying and pasting into the online form

·         LPCANC is seeking advanced presentations that provide in-depth knowledge or skills beyond the introductory or basic level

·         Save and print a copy of your submission for your reference and records


How will my proposal be reviewed?

·         Proposals are blind reviewed

·         A committee of professional counselors will review proposals

·         Proposals will be rated using the following rubric and criteria

Scoring Rubric:

1 = Poor, 2 = Average, 3 = Strong


Proposal Review Criteria
  1. Relevance to needs and goals of the counseling profession
  2. Relevance to conference theme: Counseling & Integrative Medicine: Enhancing Outcomes Through Collaborative Care
  3. Innovative and cutting edge or proven and effective evidence-based practices
  4. Organization and clarity
  5. Clearly stated and appropriate learning objectives
  6. Well-developed presentation to assure accomplishment of learning objectives
  7. Consideration of  Diversity and Ethics
  8. Substantive content to be covered in presentation
  9. Qualification and expertise of the presenter(s) in relationship to the topic

If you are NOT the presenter, please enter your name and contact info here.




If you are submitting a proposal for the Annual Conference, only Thursday offers continuous 3-hour sessions. On Friday and Saturday, sessions are scheduled in 1.5 hour time blocks. If your session is 3-hours, parts 1 and 2 will have a 30-minute break separating them, and attendees may choose both sessions, or only one part. If you do not want your session split, request to present on Thursday only, or submit your proposal for a Regional Conference, which offers 3-hour sessions in the morning and afternoon.


























Suggestion: Type your info into a word document, so you can use the "Review" feature to get your character count. If you paste your title, bio or abstract and it is too long, it will either cut off your info OR cause an error when you try to submit. Please check your character count BEFORE pasting!

















Before proceeding, please review the NBCC guidelines for content areas/topics and for presenter categories. These are found in the explanation text, above this form. http://www.nbcc.org/Assets/CEProvider/CE_ProviderPolicy.pdf








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