2022 Colorado Counseling Association Conference

Event Date: 9/15/2022 - 9/17/2022

Event Overview


 

Please join us for the 2022 Colorado Counseling Association Fall Conference at the Copper Mountain Ski Resort Conference Center. This event is expected to be the largest conference for counseling students, new, working, and retired professional counselors in Colorado. 

This conference is much more than an educational opportunity for professional counselors. The 2022 Fall Conference centers around the them Empower, Engage, Lead. It personifies the feedback the CCA has received from it's members over the last year. A desire to professionally develop, connect with others, and find a way to "put some gas back in the tank" after several challenging years.

Professional counselors in Colorado consistently lend their time, passion, and training to provide outstanding mental health services. The CCA 2022 Fall Conference is designed give back to our profession.

    The CCA is proud to invite all mental health professionals this opportunity of coming together to strengthen advocacy efforts, empower our clinical practice, and advance our profession. Your registration directly benefits the collective resources needed to strengthen the CCA's efforts to promote the identity and interested of the mental health profession.

    Join us!

    Register now under Early Bird Rates and get Dr. Ryan M. Burkhart's CCACE Training on Professional Development and Rule 1.18 for FREE!

     



    CCA Fall Conference: September 16th and 17th, 2022

    Pre-Conference Workshops: September 15th, 2022

     

    Please note our Refund/Return Policy: Refunds will be honored within 60 calendar days of the registration date and include a $25 admin fee. Please allow 12-14 business days for processing. No refunds will be given outside the 60 days or after July 17th, 2022. Registrations are non-transferable.

    Call for Proposals

    Call for Proposals

     

    The CCA is proud to host the 2022 Fall Conference and Expo on September 16th and 17th, 2022, with pre-conference workshops being held on September 15th. This conference experience will be Colorado's most comprehensive educational opportunity for the more than 350 mental health professionals in attendance. The Conference will be hosted at the beautiful Copper Mountain Ski Resort Conference Center.

    Extended Proposal Timeline

    • April 4th, 2022: Announce Call for Proposals;
    • April 4th - July 8th, 2022 (Extended): Window for Submissions. Papers will not be accepted earlier than April 4th or after July 8th, 2022;
    • July 15th, 2022: Speakers Selected;
    • July 31st, 2022: Full Program Released.

    Proposal Submission

    Non-Members

    You are not required to be a member of the CCA to submit a proposal. However, each presenter must have a profile within the CCA's system. Prior to submitting your proposal, please have each presenter complete a profile by clicking here. Once complete, you may submit a proposal and review the CCA's guidelines and criteria here.

    Members of the CCA

    To submit a proposal and review the CCA's guidelines and criteria, click here.

    Pre-Conference Workshops

    Pre-Conference Workshops

     

    In addition to the Fall Conference on September 16th and 17th, 2022, the CCA is partnering with mental health leaders to offer two Pre-Conference Workshops on September 15th.


     

    Working with Suicidal Clients

    September 15th, 9:00am - 4:00pm

    6 Professional Development Hours

    This full-day pre-conference training provides comprehensive coverage of the knowledge, conceptualization skills, and clinical considerations counselors need in providing the minimum standard of care in working with a
    suicidal client. The training addresses both crisis and long-term treatment scenarios, and incorporates role play, participant practice, large and small group discussion, and questions/answers to provide a setting where counselors can increase their confidence that they can competently address a suicidal client’s clinical needs.

    Dr. Gregg Elliott

    Dr. Elliott has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2003. He has a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision and is an Associate Professor and the Program Director of Northwestern College’s Counseling programs. Dr. Elliott’s clinical expertise and research interests are in working with suicidal clients and in training mental health clinicians to work with suicidal clients. Dr. Elliott is the past president of the Colorado Counseling Association, and he is the chair-elect of the American Counseling Association’s Western Region. He is a former ASIST and AMSR trainer and has published several original research articles focused on exploring the ways the counseling profession trains students to work with suicidal clients. He is a member of a number of national, state, and regional professional associations including the American Association of Suicidology.

    Dr. Ela Cassellius

    Dr. Cassellius has been a Licensed Professional Counselor or Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor since 2011. She has an Ed.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision and is an Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Colorado Christian University. Dr. Cassellius has varied clinical experience which includes having worked within a community mental health center’s crisis department, where she performed risk assessments and crisis intervention tasks. She has been ASIST trained, taught numerous sections of graduate level Crisis and Trauma courses, and has worked with many clients who have struggled with suicidal ideation and history of suicide attempts within her clinical practice.


    The Confidence Model™: Restoring Clarity, Connection and Community

    September 15th, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    3 Professional Development Hours

    It’s been years since we last convened as a group. Come together to restore clarity, connection, and community. Learn and engage with your passions and skills to get the conference off to a great start!

    In this workshop we will:

    1. Review The Confidence Model™: The 3 Os to Success
    2. Implement the 3 Os to Success
    3. Build Connection through Creativity
    4. Share Our Learnings
    Francisca Mix

    Francisca Mix is the CEO & Founder of Francisca Consulting & Counseling. She continues to support helping professionals and individuals unlock confidence in business and in life for nearly 20 years. With an extensive background in training/education, counseling, leadership, and management, her down to earth and collaborative approach supports individuals in ownership of skills and talents they already have, while learning new skills. She is an agent of change and an out-of-the-box thinker and will help promote confidence, authenticity, joy, and fulfillment.

    Sponsor Fees

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

    The Colorado Counseling Association values the contributions made by companies like yours who share the vision and objectives of our members in the counseling profession.

    The CCA Fall Conference is a venue for your company to demonstrate your dedication to helping provide education, products and services to today's counseling professionals and those who are future leaders. Your sponsorship not only provides excellent branding and engagement for your company, but also a place to share your insights, leadership, promote awareness, and showcase your commitment to serving this important industry.

    The CCA has several sponsorship opportunities that meet the size and need of your organization. You may review these sponsorships in our Sponsor Prospectus. To promote your company and demonstrate your commitment to the mental health profession through a sponsorship opportunity, begin the registration process below.


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

    $20,000.00 Platinum Sponsor: Premium ad space on the main page of the app. Ad banner space in each session. Profile page on the app, which can include a logo, description, brochure, video, and web link. Recognition as a Platinum sponsor on all signage (where general sponsors are acknowledged; your logo would be the most predominant). Recognition on the conference page of the website. One ad panel. Verbal recognition by CCA President. Complimentary table in the exhibit hall; if you prefer, we can set it up for you with your provided materials. Promotional flyer (full page) on each chair in the general assembly. Recognition in one conference promotional email with blurb included. Five complimentary registrations. Post-conference blast email out to members who attended the conference. Pre-conference thank you tweet and retweet during the conference. Thank you post on Instagram and Facebook of sponsors. Five VIP seats at the Opening Session and CCA Awards. Raffle prize given to attendees who enter by posting on social media with a selfie with our sponsor acknowledgment sign, including your desired hashtag. Powerpoint display of acknowledged sponsors before and after the general session- full screen. Any provided brochures will be placed on the registration/sign-in table.
    No Restrictions
    Register
    $12,000.00 Gold Sponsor: Ad banner space in each session. Profile page on the app, which can include a logo, description, brochure, video, and weblink. Recognition as a Gold sponsor on all signage (where general sponsors are acknowledged). Recognition on the conference page of the website. Half of one ad panel. Verbal recognition by CCA President. Complimentary table in the exhibit hall; if you prefer, we can set it up for you with your provided materials. Promotional flyer (half page) on each chair in the general assembly. Recognition in one conference promotional email with blurb included. Three complimentary registrations. Pre-conference thank you tweet and retweet during the conference thank you post on Instagram and Facebook. Three VIP seats at the Opening Session and CCA Awards. Raffle prize given to attendees who enter by posting on social media with a selfie with our sponsor acknowledgment sign, including your desired hashtag. Powerpoint display of acknowledged sponsors before and after the general session- third of the screen. Any provided brochures will be placed on the registration/sign-in table.
    No Restrictions
    Register
    $10,000.00 Dr. Linwood Vereen Keynote Sponsor: Ad space on the app for the keynote session. Push notification on the app at the start of the keynote session thanking you. Profile page on the app, which can include a logo, description, brochure, video, and weblink. Recognition as a Keynote sponsor on all signage where session sponsors are acknowledged. Your logo on the Keynote door sign directing attendees to the room. Recognition on the conference page of the website. The session title will include your company’s name (e.g., “Keynote: Jim Smith, brought to you by Company Name). Verbal recognition by Keynote. Complimentary table in the exhibit hall; if you prefer, we can set it up for you with your provided materials. Promotional flyer (full page) on each chair in the general assembly before the keynote session. Recognition in one conference promotional email with blurb included. Thank you post on Instagram and Facebook of sponsors. Conference tweet thanking you for the keynote session. Powerpoint display of acknowledged sponsors before and after the general session- fullscreen. Any provided brochures will be placed on the registration/sign-in table.
    No Restrictions
    Register
    $9,000.00 Silver Sponsor: Profile page on the app, which can include a logo, description, brochure, video, and weblink. Recognition as a Silver sponsor on all signage (where general sponsors are acknowledged). Recognition on the conference page of the website. A third of an ad panel. Verbal recognition by CCA President. Complimentary table in the exhibit hall; if you prefer, we can set it up for you with your provided materials. Promotional flyer (one-third page) on each chair in the general assembly. Recognition in one conference promotional email. Two complimentary registrations. Pre-conference thank you tweet and retweet during the conference. Thank you post on Instagram and Facebook of sponsors. Two VIP seats at the Opening Session and CCA Awards. Powerpoint display of acknowledged sponsors before and after the general session- third of the screen. Any provided brochures will be placed on the registration/sign-in table.
    No Restrictions
    Register
    $5,000.00 Bronze Sponsor: Profile page on the app, which can include a logo, description, brochure, video, and weblink. Recognition as a Bronze sponsor on all signage (where general sponsors are acknowledged). Recognition on the conference page of the website. A quarter of an ad panel. Verbal recognition by CCA President. Complimentary table in the exhibit hall; if you prefer, we can set it up for you with your provided materials. Recognition in one conference promotional email. One complimentary registration. Pre-conference thank you tweet and retweet during the conference. Thank you post on Instagram and Facebook of sponsors. One VIP seat at the Opening Session and CCA Awards. Powerpoint display of acknowledged sponsors before and after the general session- 5th of the screen.
    No Restrictions
    Register
    $5,000.00 Pre-Conference Sponsor: Ad space on the app for each pre-conference workshop. Push notification on the app at the start of the pre-conference session thanking you. Profile page on the app, which can include a logo, description, brochure, video, and weblink. Recognition as the Pre-Conference sponsor on all signage where session sponsors are acknowledged. Your logo on the pre-conference door sign directing attendees to the room. Recognition on the conference page of the website. Workshop titles will include your company’s name (e.g., “Keynote: Jim Smith, brought to you by Company Name). Complimentary table in the exhibit hall; if you prefer, we can set it up for you with your provided materials. Promotional flyer (full page) on each chair before the pre-conference session. Recognition in one conference promotional email with blurb included. Thank you post on Instagram and Facebook of sponsors. Conference tweet thanking you for the pre-conference workshops. Powerpoint display of acknowledged sponsor before and after pre-conference- fullscreen. Any provided brochures will be placed on the registration/sign-in table.
    No Restrictions
    Register
    $2,500.00 Conference Lanyard Sponsor: Your company's logo on all conference lanyards. Recognition on the conference page of the website. Thank you post on Instagram and Facebook of sponsors. Powerpoint display of acknowledged sponsors before and after the general session. Any provided brochures will be placed on the registration/sign-in table. Recognition in one conference promotional email with blurb included. Five complimentary registrations. Post-conference blast email sent out to members who attended the conference. Pre-conference thank you tweet and retweet during the conference. Thank you post on Instagram and Facebook of sponsors. Five VIP seats at the Opening Session and CCA Awards. Raffle prize given to attendees who enter by posting on social media with a selfie with our sponsor acknowledgment sign, including your desired hashtag. Powerpoint display of acknowledged sponsors before and after the general session- fullscreen. Any provided brochures will be placed on the registration/sign-in table.
    No Restrictions
    Register
    $2,000.00 Raffle Prize Sponsor: Sign with your company logo next to the raffle prize. Profile page on the app, which can include a logo, description, brochure, video, and weblink. Recognition on the conference page of the website. Recognition in one conference promotional email. Thank you post on Instagram and Facebook of sponsors.Powerpoint display of acknowledged sponsors before and after the general session. Any provided brochures will be placed on the registration/sign-in table.
    No Restrictions
    Register
    $2,000.00 Coffee/Tea Station Sponsor: Sign with your company logo on the coffee/tea station table. Profile page on the app, which can include a logo, description, brochure, video, and weblink. Recognition on the conference page of the website. Recognition in one conference promotional email. Thank you post on Instagram and Facebook of sponsors. Powerpoint display of acknowledged sponsors before and after the general session. Any provided brochures will be placed on the registration/sign-in table.
    No Restrictions
    Register
    $2,000.00 Breakout Sponsor Ad space on the app for a breakout session Profile page on the app, which can include a logo, description, brochure, video, and weblink Recognition as a breakout sponsor on all signage where session sponsors are acknowledged Recognition on the conference page of the website, including a blurb written by you Your logo on the breakout door sign directing attendees to the room Session title will include your company’s name (e.g., “Breakout: Jim Smith, brought to you by Company Name) Verbal recognition by breakout speaker(s) Promotional flyer (full page) on each chair in the general assembly before the keynote session Recognition in one conference promotional email Thank you post on Instagram and Facebook of sponsors Conference tweet thanking you for the breakout session Powerpoint display of acknowledged sponsors before and after breakout session- fullscreen Any provided brochures will be placed on the registration/sign-in table
    No Restrictions
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    $2,000.00 Coloring Wall Sponsor: Sign with your company logo on the coloring wall. Profile page on the app, which can include a logo, description, brochure, video, and weblink. Recognition on the conference page of the website. Recognition in one conference promotional email. Thank you post on Instagram and Facebook of sponsors. Powerpoint display of acknowledged sponsors before and after the general session. Any provided brochures will be placed on the registration/sign-in table.
    No Restrictions
    Register
    Exhibitor Fees

     

    The Colorado Counseling Association values the contributions made by companies like yours who share the vision and objectives of our members in the counseling profession. The CCA Fall Conference provides reasonably priced branding and engagement opportunities for your company, university, or practice.

    The CCA Fall Conference has 20 exhibitor opportunities. To review the Exhibitor Diagram, click here. To grab one of the few remaining booths, begin the registration process below.


    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 Exhibitor fees.

    $350.00 Exhibitor Booth: Tables 14-31 (see Exhibitor Diagram above). 6'x3' table with accompanying chair(s). Includes two registrations. Electricity is available upon request.
    No Restrictions
    Register
    $500.00 Main Exhibitor Booth: Tables 11 and 12 (see Exhibitor Diagram above). 6'x3' table with accompanying chair(s). Includes two registrations. Electricity is available upon request.
    No Restrictions
    Register
    Registration

    On-Line Registration

    Professional Members: Conference Only, September 16th and 17th, 2022. Professional Member Early Bird Rate. Early Bird Rate is available through June 30th. Registration includes access to the CCACE Training on Professional Development and LPC Rule 1.18 by Dr. Ryan M. Burkhart. This training is worth 1 Continuing Professional Development Hour. (Professional/Affiliate): $200.00 Register

    CES and Professional Members: Dr. Gregory Elliott and Dr. Pamela Cassellius, Working with Suicidal Clients Pre-Conference + Conference, September 15th-17th, 2022. Counselor Educator and Professional Member Early Bird Rate. Early Bird Rate is available through June 30th. Registration includes access to the CCACE Training on Professional Development and LPC Rule 1.18 by Dr. Ryan M. Burkhart. This training is worth 1 Continuing Professional Development Hour. (Suicide Pre-Con + Con (CES/Prof)): $450.00 Register

    CES and Professional Members: Francisca Mix, The Confidence Model™: Restoring Clarity, Connection and Community Pre-Conference + Conference, September 15th-17th, 2022. Counselor Educator and Professional Member Early Bird Rate. Early Bird Rate is available through June 30th. Registration includes access to the CCACE Training on Professional Development and LPC Rule 1.18 by Dr. Ryan M. Burkhart. This training is worth 3 Continuing Professional Development Hours. (Exp Prof Dev Pre-Con + Con (CES/Prof)): $350.00 Register

    CES Members: Conference Only, September 16th and 17th, 2022. Counselor Educator and Supervision Member Early Bird Rate. Early Bird Rate is available through June 30th. Registration includes access to the CCACE Training on Professional Development and LPC Rule 1.18 by Dr. Ryan M. Burkhart. This training is worth 1 Continuing Professional Development Hour. (CES): $200.00 Register

    Student and New Professional Members: Conference Only, September 16th and 17th, 2022. Student or New Professional Member Early Bird Rate. Early Bird Rate is available through June 30th. Registration includes access to the CCACE Training on Professional Development and LPC Rule 1.18 by Dr. Ryan M. Burkhart. This training is worth 1 Continuing Professional Development Hour. (Student/New Professional): $150.00 Register

    Student, New Professional, and Retired Members: Dr. Gregory Elliott and Dr. Pamela Cassellius, Working with Suicidal Clients Pre-Conference + Conference, September 15th-17th, 2022. Student, New Professional, and Retired Member Early Bird Rate. Early Bird Rate is available through June 30th. Registration includes access to the CCACE Training on Professional Development and LPC Rule 1.18 by Dr. Ryan M. Burkhart. This training is worth 1 Continuing Professional Development Hour. (Suicide Pre-Con + Con (Student/New Prof/Retired)): $400.00 Register

    Student, New Professional, and Retired Members: Francisca Mix, The Confidence Model™: Restoring Clarity, Connection and Community Pre-Conference + Conference, September 15th-17th, 2022. Student, New Professional, and Retired Member Early Bird Rate. Early Bird Rate is available through June 30th. Registration includes access to the CCACE Training on Professional Development and LPC Rule 1.18 by Dr. Ryan M. Burkhart. This training is worth 3 Continuing Professional Development Hours. (Exp Prof Dev Pre-Con + Con (Student/New Prof/Retired)): $300.00 Register

    Volunteer: CCA Members Only. The CCA is excited to welcome 30 volunteers for the 2022 Fall Conference. Volunteers may be required to meet prior to the conference. Volunteers should expect to spend five (5) hours at the conference performing duties as assigned. (Volunteer): $75.00 Register

    Retired Members: Conference Only, September 16th and 17th, 2022. Retired Member Early Bird Rate. Early Bird Rate is available through June 30th. Registration includes access to the CCACE Training on Professional Development and LPC Rule 1.18 by Dr. Ryan M. Burkhart. This training is worth 1 Continuing Professional Development Hour. (Retired): $150.00 Register

    Non-Members: Conference Registration + CCA Membership Early Bird Rate, September 16th and 17th, 2022. Available for those who wish to join the CCA and register for the conference at a discounted rate. Registrants will receive a CCA Professional Membership valued at $90 for only $50, a 44% discount. Early Bird Rate is available through June 30th. Registration includes access to the CCACE Training on Professional Development and LPC Rule 1.18 by Dr. Ryan M. Burkhart. This training is worth 1 Continuing Professional Development Hour. (Non-Member + Membership): $250.00 Register

    Non-Members: Conference Only, September 16th and 17th, 2022. Non-Member Early Bird Rate. Early Bird Rate is available through June 30th. Registration includes access to the CCACE Training on Professional Development and LPC Rule 1.18 by Dr. Ryan M. Burkhart. This training is worth 1 Continuing Professional Development Hour. (Non-member): $399.00 Register

    Non-Members: Dr. Gregory Elliott and Dr. Pamela Cassellius, Working with Suicidal Clients Pre-Conference + Conference + CCA Membership, September 15th-17th, 2022. Available for those who wish to join the CCA, register for the pre-conference and register for the conference at a discounted rate. Registrants will receive a CCA Professional Membership valued at $90 for only $50, a 44% discount. Early Bird Rate is available through June 30th. Registration includes access to the CCACE Training on Professional Development and LPC Rule 1.18 by Dr. Ryan M. Burkhart. This training is worth 1 Continuing Professional Development Hour. (Suicide Pre-Con + Con (Non-Member/Membership)): $599.00 Register

    Non-Members: Francisca Mix, The Confidence Model™: Restoring Clarity, Connection and Community Pre-Conference + Conference, September 15th-17th, 2022. Available for those who wish to join the CCA, register for the pre-conference and register for the conference at a discounted rate. Registrants will receive a CCA Professional Membership valued at $90 for only $50, a 44% discount. Early Bird Rate is available through June 30th. Registration includes access to the CCACE Training on Professional Development and LPC Rule 1.18 by Dr. Ryan M. Burkhart. This training is worth 3 Continuing Professional Development Hours. (Exp Prof Dev Pre-Con + Con (Non-Member/Membership)): $500.00 Register