2022 CCA Student Conference

Event Date: 4/23/2022 - 4/23/2022

Event Overview

In partnership with 


The Colorado Counseling Association Presents 

The Colorado Counseling Association is pleased to host a conference exclusively for counselors-in-training and counselor educators. This conference is significantly discounted for CCA student members and counselor educators.

The event will 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 a student's first year after graduation.

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

Date: Saturday, April 23rd, 2022

Updated Location: Regis University, Northwest Denver Campus, 3333 Regis Boulevard, Denver, CO 80221


Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals



The 2022 Colorado Counseling Association Student Conference Call for Proposals

The 2022 Colorado Counseling Association

Student Conference

Call for Proposals

The Colorado Counseling Association is proud to host the 2022 Student Conference. 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.

Please read the information below thoroughly.

Proposal Portal

Click here to access the proposal portal.

Timeline of Events

December 8th, 2021 - Call for Proposals
December 8th, 2021 - January 31st, 2022 - Window for Submissions
February 7th, 2022– Presentation offers will be emailed
February 15th, 2022- Presenters must confirm intent to present

Submission Specifics

  • Note: The 2022 conference the foundational aspects of counseling, empowering students in their first year following a graduation. Strong presentations will demonstrate this emphasis. 
  • Each session will be for 50 minutes.
  • Ideally, students partner with a professor at their institution who mentors them through the proposal process.



CCA 2022 Student Conference Keynote Speaker

Dr. S. Kent Butler

70th President of the American Counseling Association


Dr. Butler began serving as the American Counseling Association’s 70th president on July 1, 2021, after serving as ACA President-Elect for the prior year.

S. Kent Butler, Jr. holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, with a concentration in Counseling Psychology, from the University of Connecticut. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), and Nationally Certified School Counselor (NCSC). Dr. Butler presently serves as President of the American Counseling Association (2021-2022) and is an ACA Fellow. Dr. Butler formerly served the University of Central Florida as the Interim Chief Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Officer and is a National Association of Chief Diversity Officer in Higher Education Fellow (2020-2021). In March of 2020, he was selected as a Fellow within the National Association of Chief Diversity Officer in Higher Education’s Chief Diversity Officer Fellows Program (NADOHE-CDOFP). He is a 2020 – 2021 cohort (C-7) member. The professional leadership program mentors new and early career Chief Diversity Officers. Dr. Butler was also recently promoted to Professor of Counselor Education at the University of Central Florida and has served as a Faculty Fellow for Inclusive Excellence within the Office of the Provost.

Dr. Butler presently serves as faculty advisor to CHI SIGMA IOTA International Honor Society (CSI), the Counselor Education Doctoral Student Organization (CEDSO), Project for Haiti Knights, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). He served as the Principal Investigator, for The High-Risk Delinquent and Dependent Child Educational Research Project: Situational Environmental Circumstances Mentoring Program (SEC), which was a partnership between the University of Central Florida and several Florida universities. This grant opportunity has transitioned into the UCF Young Knights Mentoring Project a program that supports students at Hungerford Elementary School in Eatonville, FL.

Also on the national level, Dr. Butler has served the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD) as the 2011 – 2012 President and ACA Governing Council Representative (2015 – 2018). He is a proud member of AMCD’s Multicultural Counseling Competencies Revisions Committee which produced the Multicultural Social Justice Counseling Competencies (MSJCC). His research and academic interests lie in the areas of Multicultural and International Counseling, Social Justice, Mentoring, Counseling work as it relates specifically to African American males, Group Counseling, School Counseling, and Multicultural Supervision.

Sponsor Fees

Once your registration is complete, please direct your company logos to conference@coloradocounselingassociation.org

To begin the registration process please select one of the following sponsor fees.

$275.00 Exhibitor - Includes 2 registrations, listed as booth vendor on CCA website and event newsletter.
No Restrictions
$2,000.00 Keynote Sponsor - Includes 3 registrations, event table, listed as booth vendor on CCA website and event newsletter, 3 featured monthly articles all CCA Members, keynote introduction.
No Restrictions
$100.00 Internship Site/Employer - Includes 1 registration, event table, listed as booth vendor on the event website. Reserved for internship sites and employers who are seeking to hire current students or upcoming graduates.
No Restrictions
$100.00 Graduate Program - Includes 1 registration, event table, listed as booth vendor on the event website. Reserved for academic programs.
No Restrictions

On-Line Registration

CCA Members who are counselor educators are able to register for this event here. (Professional/Affiliate): $20.00 Register

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

Student or Counselor Educator non-member. Please note: A CCA student membership is $45 and grants free access to this conference. To join CCA as a student member and attend this conference for free, visit our Membership Opportunities page. (Non-member): $100.00 Register

The CCA needs student volunteers to support this event. Volunteers attend the majority of the conference, but support event planning, registration, and the program schedule. Volunteers attend the conference for free. Student members only. This is a great way to serve your fellow mental health professional students and get involved in the CCA! (Volunteer): Free Register