2020 CCA Student Conference

Event Date: 4/4/2020 - 4/4/2020

Event Overview


2020 Colorado Counseling Association Student Conference

Preparing the next generation of counselor leaders in Colorado

Saturday, April 4th, 2020, from 9:30am-5:30pm (Check in opens at 8:30am)

Host sponsor: Johnson & Wales University, Denver, CO

The Colorado Counseling Association is pleased to host a full-day conference exclusively for counselors-in-training and counselor educators. This conference is intended to support CCA student members and is entirely driven by the Colorado student professional counselor population.

CCA President, Dr. Rebecca Taylor, will be speaking as the keynote.

The day will also include masters and doctorate level student presenters chosen from among the student community in Colorado through an academic proposal process. All speaker and presenter topics will focus on relevant information for the student professional counselor.

As many as 15 sponsors/vendors will be in attendance throughout the day with resources and networking opportunities.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certificates will be made available for those in attendance which are good for state licensure requirements.

Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals



The 2020 Colorado Counseling Association Student Conference Call for Proposals

The Colorado Counseling Association is proud to host the 2020 Student Conference on April 4th, 2020. Included in this conference experience will be comprehensive educational opportunities presented by or for the mental health professional student. Only counselors-in-training and counselor educators may attend this conference. 

Click Here to Access the Proposal Submission Page

Proposal Timeline:

December 8th, 2019 - Call for Proposals

January 5th, 2020 – January  31st, 2020 - Window for Submissions

By February 9th, 2020 – Presentation offers will be emailed

By February 16th, 2020- Presenters must confirm intent to present




2020 CCA Student Conference Keynote Speaker
Dr. Rebecca Taylor, CCA President



Dr. Taylor is the current president of the Colorado Counseling Association. She started her clinical practice working with acute mental health clients and transitioned to specializing in eating disorders and trauma. In 2014, she assisted in launching and managing Fairhaven Treatment Center in Memphis, Tennessee - an eating disorder residential facility where she served as Residential Clinical Director until Summer 2016. While there, she worked with adolescents and adults struggling with eating disorders, trauma, attachment trauma, anxiety, mood disorder, and substance abuse issues. Dr. Taylor is a Nationally Certified Counselor and is a member of the Colorado Counseling Association, the American Counseling Association, the Tennessee Counseling Association, the Academy for Eating Disorders, and the National Eating Disorders Association.

She is a current professor at Colorado Christian University, and also taught at the University of Memphis as an adjunct faculty member from 2014-2016, where she received her Master of Science in Counseling at the University of Memphis, and Doctorate of Education in Counselor Education. She and her husband Lee have a daughter, Stevie, and an extremely friendly golden retriever, Topper.


On-Line Registration

CCA Counselor Educator Members (Professional/Affiliate): $20.00 Register

CCA Student Members (Student/New Professional): $20.00 Register

Student or Counselor Educator non-member. Please note: A CCA student membership is $45 and a Counselor Educator membership is $55. Both of these memberships provide the reduced registration rate of $20. To join CCA as a student member and attend this conference for $20, visit our Membership Opportunities page. (Non-member): $125.00 Register

Volunteer registration for the 2020 Student Conference. Student members only. Only 10 volunteers will be accepted. Volunteers of the 2020 Student Conference will also be offered a 10% discount on the 2020 Fall CCA Conference registration for their assistance. (Volunteer): Free Register