INDIANA COUNSELING ASSOCIATION
The 2021 ICA Annual Conference is going virtual! May 31- June 4, 2021
The 2021 ICA Annual Conference with the theme Adapt & Overcome will provide several presentations on trauma, advocacy, professional identity, multicultural considerations, and more! You will learn about the resilience and flexibility of professional counselors and how we remain strong in community and collaboration.
We will be recording these sessions as well if you are unable to view a session at the scheduled time and we will send the video links after the conference to view until July 1, 2021. As a registered attendee you will still have access to the sessions and the continuing education credits. All registered attendees will receive the Electronic Conference brochure and conference session meeting links 1 week prior to conference.
Earn up to 25 CEs! Programs will be live during the conference, but will also be available to earn continuing education until July 1, 2021!
Virtual Awards Reception where we will announce the 2020 Award Recipients.
Virtual Graduate Student Presentations for Master's and Doctoral counseling graduate students can present their research and dissertation proposals.
Refresh your practice with our exciting keynote speaker, Dr. Heather Trepal, ACA Past President!
Opportunities to network in group settings, one-on-one, and in public chat forums! Connect with professional counselors from a variety of backgrounds and locations.
Register on the Annual Conference tab!
TELEHEALTH & CORONA VIRUS UPDATES
ICA Responds to Racial Injustice
View ICA's Statement here: ICA Racial Injustice Statement (2).pdf
Governor Holcomb's Proclamation: July 2020 as Minority Mental Health Month
Daniel-Ryan Charles, MHC Graduate Student at the University of Indianapolis
Daniel Ryan Charles, or as everyone calls him Dan-Ryan, is a Graduate Student at UIndy in the Mental Health Counseling Program with a specialization in child, adolescent, and family counseling. He is the UIndy Student Representative for the Indiana Counseling Association and a member since 2019. He joined the ICA in this role last fall when he started his graduate program. Currently, he is placed at two internship sites, Family Counseling Associates and Resource Residential Treatment Facility. He works with adolescents at both of these sites but does so in varied settings, which has given him much-valued experiences in the field....
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For ICA's virtual conference all the sessions have been pre-recorded, so that when you register you'll receive links to all the sessions and can view them when it is most convenient for you!
Registration is open until June 3, 2021!
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