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OACES Spring Conference (no NBCC credit)

  • 14 Apr 2017
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • The Ohio State University Union - Traditions Room


  • This registration category is for New Professionals only (masters Graduates in their first year of practice).
  • OCA Members who are not a member of OACES are welcome to join us at the special rate of $60
  • Members of OACES in good standing are encouraged to join us at our Annual Spring Conference.
  • All student members of OCA are welcome to join us at the OACES Spring Meeting.

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2017 OACES Spring Conference

Location: The Ohio State University

The Ohio Union-Traditions Room

1739 N. High St. Columbus, OH 43210


Date & Time: Friday, April 14th, 2017, 8:30am‐5:00pm 


8:30‐9:00               Registration

9:00‐10:00             Leslie Neyland, Ph.D., LPC (CEUs pending)

10:00‐11:30            “Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Counseling Profession: A Panel Discussion”-This panel will represent professionals from around the state who can speak to changes in our future as counselors, educators,                                supervisors, administrators, and students in Ohio in the coming years.                   

                              Moderator: John Laux, Ph.D.

                              Panelists:  Tom Davis, Ph.D., LPCC-S

Jen Jancsin, MA, LPCC-S

Leslie Neyland, Ph.D., LPC

Jared Rose, Ph.D., LPCC, NCC

Amanda Sines, OCA Lobbyist          

11:30‐1:30            Lunch/OACES business meeting/awards

1:30-2:30             Brian Carnahan, Executive Director, Ohio CSWMFT Board Director “Updates on Ohio Licensure Law” (CEUs pending)

2:30-2:45             break

2:45-4:45             Stephanie Burns, Ph.D., LPC, NCC and Daniel Cruikshanks, Ph.D., LPCC-S “Why aren’t ethical decision-making models making an impact on independently licensed counselors?” (CEUs pending)

4:45-5:00             wrap-up and evaluation

Registration Deadline: April 7, 2017

  • ·         OACES Member $50 ($55 at the door)
  • ·         Non-Member $60 ($65 at the door)
  • ·         New Professional $40 ($45 at door)
  • ·         Student $20 ($25 at the door)
  • ·         Presenter/panelist $0

*Cost includes lunch/snacks/beverages*

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