63rd Hybrid Annual Conference

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Date and Time
October 21 - 22, 2022 

Location
This is a hybrid event. For those who wish to attend in person, the location is the Athens Greece Hellenic American University, Athens, Greece. For those who wish to attend virtually, please see below for more information.

 

Moving Through Together:
Addressing a Changing World

ABOUT THE EVENT

We are so excited to see you in person at our 63rd Annual European Branch of the American Counseling Association (EB-ACA) Conference which will be held in Athens, Greece this fall

Oct 21-22, 2022.

 

 This year's conference theme is "Moving through together: Addressing a changing world." Presentations will address a variety of issues in counseling; reflecting this year's conference theme, and addressing international counseling issues, and tackle social justice and advocacy in a variety of disciplines such as Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Professional School Counseling, Career Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling,  College Counseling, Higher Education Advising, Marriage, Couples, Family Counseling and other helping professionals.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact us at european.counseling.aca@gmail.com.

 

EB-ACA is continuing to monitor the outbreak of COVID-19 and will communicate updates on the 2022 hybrid conference as needed.

ADMISSION & PRICING INFORMATION

Click here to purchase tickets.

Click here to renew memberships.

Note: All in-person attendees will have access to recorded sessions.

Professional Member Rates

  • In-person attendee -  $150

  • In-person attendee + renew membership - $175

  • Virtual attendee - $​95

Professional Non-Member Rates

  • In-person attendee - $250

  • In-person attendee + membership - $175​

  • Virtual attendee - $​175

  • Virtual attendee + membership - $125

 

StudentRates

  • In-person attendee - $100

    • Early bird rate - $50​

  • In-person attendee + membership - $125​

  • Virtual attendee - $​75

Volunteers of Conference Committee

Volunteers are to be in-person only. 

  • Free 

VOLUNTEER INFORMATION

To volunteer, please use the"purchase ticket" link, provided above. Once registered, all information will be provided via email. 

For more information, please contact Dr. Jill Van Horne at vanhornejw@appstate.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Dr. Joshua Kreimeyer and Dr. Carol M. Smith

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Dr. Kreimeyer is Assistant Professor of Counseling at Regis University, Counselor, and Director of Project Sanctuary for military family retreats. He led groundbreaking efforts in trauma-informed training to mental health providers in Ukraine. He built the first MA Counseling (IRCEP) program in Kyiv.  He is a Russian linguist; Family Therapist; Residential Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist; and Visiting Faculty for Postgraduate Education, International University in Kyiv, Ukraine. He served the United Nations International Office for Migration to train mental health workers in trauma-informed care and provide experiential retreats for Ukrainian military families. His interests include outcome studies for Counselor Education programs; effect of deployment on military families; and treatment-resistant and complex PTSD.

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Dr. Smith, LPC, NCC, is a tenured Professor at Marshall University since 2008. She is founding President of the International Association for Resilience and Trauma Counseling.  She has multiple publications on trauma-competent counseling and presents frequently on working with trauma-affected individuals.  She lives in Charleston, WV, a state well-acquainted with grief, poverty, and addiction. She created an advanced Graduate Certificate in Violence, Loss, and Trauma and is Vice President of the WV Adverse Childhood Experiences Coalition. Major research interests include grief, loss, and trauma; creativity and resilience; and the needs of those in health care dilemmas.

IN PERSON ATTENDEES & SESSIONS

Once registered, attendees will receive an email to confirm registration and further information.

 

All in-person attendees will have access to recorded sessions. Closer to the day of the conference, attendees will receive a link, via email, to a Google Drive where all sessions will be located.

  • The night of October 21st and the 22nd, attendees will be able to view the day's session recordings.

Note: The Round Table Chats and the Poster Competition will not be recorded. Keep in mind sessions will not be posted to this website and there will not be an option to watch the conference live. 

On the day of the conference, doors will open at 8AM local time. Upon arrival to the Hellenic American University, please locate the EB-ACA booth to check-in and receive any further instructions. 

  • Make sure to arrive with ample time to ensure you are able to join the conference on time!

VIRTUAL ATTENDEES & SESSIONS

Once registered, attendees will receive an email to confirm registration and further information. Closer to the day of the conference, attendees will receive a link, via email, to a Google Drive where all sessions will be located.

  • The night of October 21st and the 22nd, attendees will be able to view the day's session recordings.

Note: The Round Table Chats and the Poster Competition will not be recorded, therefore, virtual attendees will not have those recordings available to view. Keep in mind sessions will not be posted to this website and there will not be an option to watch the conference live. 

CE OPPORTUNITIES

In order to receive CEs, all attendees (in-person & virtual) must complete and submit the proper documentation! 

  • In-person attendees are eligible to receive up to 22.5 CEs. This can be done in a few ways: 

  1.  Complete and submit an evaluation form at the end of the conference. 

    • This is worth 9.5 CEs.

    • This must be done within 24 hours of the end of the conference

    • Evaluations will be sent to attendees via email on October 22nd.

  2. Due to in-person attendees having access to recorded sessions, attendees can complete and submit a quiz per session. ​

    • All quizzes are to be submitted within 2 weeks of the conference. 

    • Each session and quiz is worth 1.5 CEs. The Key Note session and quiz is worth 1 CE. The Pechakucha session and quiz is worth 1 CE. 

  • Virtual attendees are eligible to receive up to 20 CEs. This can be done by completing and submitting a quiz per viewed session. 

    • All quizzes are to be submitted within 2 weeks of the conference. 

    • All quizzes will be located on the EB-ACA Google Drive which will be sent via email around the time of conference. 

  • Each session and quiz is worth 1.5 CEs. The Key Note session and quiz is worth 1 CE. The Pechakucha session and quiz is worth 1 CE. 

RECOMMENDED ACCOMODATIONS

Below is a list of locations and services in which are possibilities for accommodations: 

Elia Didotou City Apartments

https://eliadidotou.com/

Hestia - Ippokratous 35

https://hestia-apartments.com/

 

Moxy Hotel

https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/athox-moxy-athens-city/overview/

 

Airbnb

https://www.airbnb.com/

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