Conference 2014

PDI 2014ACEG always holds its Professional Development Institute (PDI) in conjunction with the American Counseling Association’s Annual Conference and Exposition. Join ACEG for the next PDI in Honolulu, Hawaii, March 27, 2014

HERE’S YOUR OPTIONS:

Our PDI and Luncheon will be located at Hilton Hawaiian Village on Thursday, March 27, 2014. The PDI will begin at 8:00 AM and will break for the Awards Luncheon, which is at 12:00 Noon. We will begin again at 2:00 and continue until 4:00 PM. Come join us for six professional presentations.

$50.00 – ACEG PDI (only)$50.00 – ACEG Luncheon (only)$100.00 – ACEG PDI & Luncheon

We will be awarding 6 CEUs for attending ACEG’s PDI.

 HERE’S HOW TO REGISTER FOR OUR PDI:  You will be registering through ACA

  1. Go to www.counseling.org
  2. Log In (With your username and password)
  3. If you do not have a user name and password you will need to create one (you do not have to be a member to create a password and register for the PDI or ACEG lunch)
  4. Once logged in you will need to one of the following:
    1. access your current 2014 conference registration and add the ACEG PDI and/or ACEG lunch ticket;
    2. register for the 2014 Conference and include the PDI and/or lunch with their registration;
    3. create a conference profile (name, address, email address, etc.) then you can purchase the PDI and/or lunch tickets.
    4. Finally, follow the remaining screens to pay

 If you prefer, you can call the ACA Members Relation Department at 800-347-6647 x222 and register!  It’s that simple!You do not have to register for the conference to attend or purchase the PDI and/or ACEG lunch, but ACA would love to have you attend.

ACEG  Professional Development Institute

The Hilton Hawaiian Village-South Pacific 1

0730-0800 – Registration

0800-0815 – Welcome and Opening Remarks – Dr Seth Hayden, ACEG President

0815-0905   Solving the Revolving Door: Easing the Impact of Multiple School Transitions on Military ChildrenMichael A. Keim, PhD, NCC & S. Beth Ruff, Doctoral Student; University of West Georgia

0910-1000   Domestic and Sexual Violence in the US Military Services:  How Professional Counselors Can Identify, Support, and Empower SurvivorsLt Col Judith Mathewson, USAF, PhD Candidate, MS, MEd, Fort Smith, Arkansas; DixieLynn Johnson, MA, Hope for Heroes Counseling Center, Silverton, OR

1010-1100   Helping Military Children Develop and Implement their Post-High School Career and Education PlansDavid L. Fenell, PhD & Ruth Ann Fenell, MS; University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

1105-1155   Out of the Closet and into the Ranks: A Group Counseling Approach for Gay Military VeteransEric W. Price, MS, Graduate Student University of Central Florida; Dodie Limberg Ohrt, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Texas A&M University-Commerce; Nick P. Patras, Doctoral Candidate, Texas A&M University-Commerce; Paulina Flasch, Doctoral Student, University of Central Florida; E.H. Mike Robinson, Ph.D., Professor, University of Central Florida

12:00-14:00      Awards Luncheon – Kahili 1

Featured Presentation

Veteran Suicide by Firearm: An Examination of Non-Fatal Suicide AttemptsAngie Waliski, PhD, LPC, NCC: Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

1400-1450   Military Families: Resilience Factors in CounselingMonica G. Darcy, PhD, LMHC, NCC; Rhode Island College

1455-1545   Operating in a New Paradigm – DSM-5Benjamin V. Noah, PhD, NCC, NCCC, ACS, LPC; Capella University

1545-1600 – Closing Remarks – Dr. Ben Noah, President-Elect-Elect

ACEG Sponsored Sessions

Women in Warrior Culture:  Their Evolving Role and Counseling ChallengesMichael A. Keim, PhD, NCC; University of West Georgia

Suicide in the US Military Services: How Professional Counselors Can HelpDavid L. Fenell, PhD; University of Colorado at Colorado

Creating Supportive Communities to Assist in Counseling Military Members and VeteransSeth Hayden, PhD; Florida State University & Heather Robertson, PhD; St. John’s University

ACEG Sponsored Poster Sessions

Out of the Closet and into the Ranks: A Group Counseling Approach for Gay Military VeteransEric W. Price, MS, Graduate Student University of Central Florida; Dodie Limberg Ohrt, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Texas A&M University-Commerce; Nick P. Patras, Doctoral Candidate, Texas A&M University-Commerce

Military 101: Civilian Providers and Military FamiliesMonica G. Darcy, PhD, LMHC, NCC; Rhode Island College

Events Schedule

The Hilton Hawaiian Village – Hibiscus 1

     ACEG Annual Director’s Board Meeting – Friday, March 28, 2014,  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

     ACEG Annual Membership Business Meeting – Friday, March 28,  2014, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM