Interest Session BREAKOUT INFORMATION & Conference Schedule 

Earn 13 CE for Friday & saturday

Idaho Counseling Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2013.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Idaho Counseling Association is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

Friday, November 8 (7 CE)

7:00 - 8:00 am Registration & Breakfast

8:00 - 9:30 am Breakout A (1.5 CE)

9:30 - 10:00 am Networking & Poster Presentation

10:00 - 11:30 am *Keynote (Kent Corso, PsyD, BCBA-D) (1.5 CE)

11:30 - 12:15 pm Lunch Business Meeting

12:30 - 2:00 pm Breakout B (1.5 CE)

2:00 - 2:15 pm Break

2:15 - 3:45 pm Breakout C (1.5 CE)

3:45 - 4:00 pm Break

4:00 - 5:00 pm Division Distinguished Presenters (1 CE)

5:15 - 6:15 pm Division Business Meetings

6:30 p.m. FREE Social Event at Gas Lantern

Saturday, November 9 (6 CE)

7:30 - 8:30 am Registration & Breakfast

8:30 - 10:00 am Breakout A (1.5 CE)

10:00 - 10:15 am Break

10:15 - 11:45 am Keynote (Michael Sapiro, PsyD) (1.5 CE)

11:45 - 1:00 pm Awards Luncheon

1:15 - 2:45 pm Breakout B (1.5 CE)

2:45 - 3:00 pm Break

3:00 - 4:30 pm Breakout C (1.5 CE)

4:30 - 5:00 pm  Closing Ceremony

Friday Breakout Sessions


Breakout A (1.5 CE)

8:00 - 9:30

  • Rapid Evidence-based Suicide Risk Assessment with keynote Kent Corso! 
  • Resilient Counselors: Introducing the Practice of Compassionate Mind Training
  • Supporting Couples Experiencing Infertility: Exercising Compassion and Resilience
  • Working the 12 Steps in Eating Disorder Recovery: A Place of Hope and Healing
  • Intersectional Advocacy in Counseling: Fostering Resilience when Working with Diverse Clients
  • Solution Focused Interventions in School


12:30 - 2:00

  • Self-Compassion as Self-Care
  • Clients with Disabilities: What is Vocational Rehabilitation and When should I Refer?
  • Game On! The Use of Games in the Counseling Environment to Develop Resiliency and Security
  • The Mindful Student
  • Peer Consultation Using The “Wise Crowds” Liberating Structure



  • *Ethical and Other Dilemmas in Mandated Reporting
  • Resiliency: Creating a Strength Based Approach among Addiction and Trauma
  • Embracing Compassion Fatigue through Mindfulness
  • Utilizing and Accessing the Breath to Connect with the Body and Calm the Mind
  • Empowering Students to Act as “Defenders” to Reduce Bullying

Saturday Breakout Sessions 


Breakout A (1.5 CE)

8:30 - 10:00

  • The Self-Care Vow: Turning the Healer's Gaze Inward with keynote Michael Sapiro! 
  • *Subpoenas: How to Address Your Stress
  • Developing Self-Regulated and Resilient Learners
  • Transforming Souls: Neurotheology- the Brain and the Spirit
  • Intersectionality and Positive Body Image: A Framework of Strategies for Counselors


1:15 - 2:45

  • Healing Attachment Wounds in Complex Trauma
  • Suicide Prevention Awareness
  • Mindfully Managing Your Empathic Gifts
  • Play, Dogs & Books - multifaceted resilience practice.
  • One size does not fit all: Finding and Keeping Good Clinical Supervision


3:00 - 4:30

  • *Care of Self is Primary to Care of Clients - an ethical view
  • Social Emotional Needs of Gifted: What Do We Know?
  • Utilizing RO-DBT in Conceptualizing and Treating Eating Disorders
  • P.E.A.C.E. - Compassionate Conversations Enhance Awareness and Resilience
  • Expressive Self-Reflection: Use of Creative Means for Counselors

Division distinguished presenters 

Idaho School Counselor Association 

Understanding how the 4th Edition ASCA Model can Support You in Your Program

Presented by Representatives from the American School Counselor Association

Idaho Mental Health Counselor Association 

Ketamine and Behavioral Health: Compassion, Awareness, Resilience & Myth-busting

Presented by Alana Brunner, LCPC, NCC, CCHMC

Idaho Association For Counselor Education & Supervision

School Counseling Supervision and Ethics

Presented by Laura Gallo, PhD, LPC, NCC 

Idaho Association of LGBT Issues in Counseling

Building a Program of Inclusion: All Bodies, All Genders

Presented by a Representative from the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

Idaho Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling 

The Ethics of Building Personal Resilience as a Self-Care Measure for Counselor 

Presented by Stefanie Corbett, LPC, NCC

Idaho Career Development Association

Values in Action

Presented by Garrett Nilsson, CRC, CCC, GCDF

ICA & ISCA 2019 Annual Conference Presenter Agreement

All presenters agree to register for the 2019 conference, November 8th & 9th, 2019 at regular rate time of registration or at daily rate on day of presentation. 

Deadline for proposal submission is June 30, 2019

Program Coordinator will send notification of accepted proposals by July 31, 2019

All rooms are set up with projector and screen. It is the presenters responsibility to provide computer, connection cables from laptop to projector, and any audio equipment needed, including speakers. ICA is not responsible for and does not purchase microphones for breakout sessions.

Presenters agree to the possibility of videotaping and photography of presentation for ICA marketing needs. Presenters will provide copy of presentation materials to ICA Conference Committee per NBCC regulations. Presenters with handouts should come prepared with at least 50 handouts to be distributed to attendees. Presenters will receive a summary of evaluations of presentation within 60 days of the completion of the conference.

Submission of the proposal submission form means no additional changes need to be made to program. You will receive a copy of your proposal via email. 

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