Ohio Counseling Association

Event Details

OCA Spring Conference 2019

  • 20 Mar 2019
  • 9:00 AM
  • 21 Mar 2019
  • 3:30 PM
  • Embassy Suites Dublin Hotel
  • 194


  • Discounted rate available for current OCA members who will be active members through Thursday March 21, 2019. Membership is required for this rate.
  • OCA Student Members (membership required) can register for the Spring Conference at a special rate but must be current members of the OCA and maintain membership through Thursday March 21, 2019.

    OCA Retiree Members can also register at this rate.
  • This registration rate is available to any counselor, future counselor, or counselor educator who wants to attend the OCA Spring Conference.

    A lower rate is available if you choose to join the OCA!
  • Available to member or non-member attendees who can only attend the Wednesday March 20, 2019 conference events.
  • Available to anyone who can only attend the Friday March 21, 2019 portion of the OCA Spring Conference. Includes all meals and events.
  • Graduate Students and Doctoral Candidates registration including the 5:00pm Reception and Poster Sessions event. Restricted to OCA Student Members.
  • For OCA Student Members to attend Thursday events including Grad Student events led by Amy Williams, YSU
  • For OCDPB members with a CDCA level certification. This option is a special outreach from the OCA to these future Counselors!
  • After the early bird registration window closes, this reg price takes effect (Monday March 4 - Thursday March 21).
  • Non-Member rate starting Monday March 4 through Thursday march 21.
  • Prepaid reg for sponsors and exhibitors of the Spring Conference.


The OCA Spring Conference

Wednesday & Thursday March 20-21, 2019

Embassy Suites Hotel, Dublin OH (guest rooms $139)


(link above and general info below)

WEDNESDAY MARCH 20, 2018 (3 Ethics CEs, 3 Supervision CEs)

9am – Registration and Exhibits

10am – Where Supervisor Sees Supervisee: Culturally Responsive Social Justice Supervision - Colette Dollarhide, PhD, NCC, ACS, LPC/S and Delila Owens, PhD., LPC, LSC.  3 Supervision CE Credits

1pm – Transition and Break (lunch)

2pm – Ethics Training on Privilege and Power: Dual Relationships - Dawn Friedman, PhD, MSEd, LPCC.  3 Ethics CE Credits

5:00pm - Networking Reception

     - Grad Student Poster Sessions

THURSDAY MARCH 21, 2019 (4 CEs)

8am – Registration and Exhibits

9am – Welcome and Introductions

9:15am – Presenting the Case for Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opiate Addictions - Martina Moore, PhD, LPCC, LICDS-CS. 1 General CE Credit

9:00am - Getting the Most out of Mentorship 

               Networking & Making Mentorship Connections

10:45am – Breakouts I (5 sessions, 1 CE) 1 CE Credit

10:45am - Grad Student Track: Making the Most of your Supervised Internship

10:45am - Grad Student Track: How to Thrive as a Doc Student

12:00pm – LUNCH

1:00pm – Breakouts (5 Sessions, 1 CE) 1 CE Credit

1:00pm - Grad Student Track: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Job Hunting for Master's Students

1:00pm - Grad Student Track: CVs, Cover Letters, and Job Hunting for Doctoral Students

2:15pm – Breakouts (5 sessions, 1 CE) 1 CE Credit

2:30pm - Grad Student Track: Ongoing Professional Development: Nurturing Your Passions in Grad School and Beyond

2:30pm - Grad Student Track: Teaching and Research and Service, Oh My!  Developing Skills for Faculty Success in your Ph.D. Program

3:30pm – Adjourn

3:30pm - Grad Student Track: Self-Care and Grad Student Life

The Ohio Counseling Association is an approved provider for the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board Program.  Approval Number #RCS031407

The OCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

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