WMCA Annual Fall Program

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West Michigan Counseling Association Annual Fall Program

Friday, Oct. 3rd, 8am-2pm

6191 Kraft Ave SE

Grand Rapids, MI

Agenda

WEST MICHIGAN COUNSELING ASSOCIATION

ANNUAL FALL PROGRAM

HOSTED BY DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY

6191 KRAFT AVE

GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49512


7:30-8:00 - Registration & Continental Breakfast: (Sponsored by Forest View

Hospital)

Conference registration is free for WMCA members.

If not a member, you may join at conference for $30


8:00-8:15 - Welcome:

Deana Pienta, WMCA President

Malia Roberts, Director of Admissions HS Recruitment, Davenport University


8:15-9:15 - Keynote: The Adolescent Mind – Jesilee Bonofiglio, MSW, LMSW Grand Rapids Therapy


9:15-9:25 - Break


9:25-10:15 - Roundtable Presentations: Representatives will highlight their services and provide information for attendees.

Anxiety Resource Center, Ele’s Place, Hispanic Center of Western Michigan, Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance, & Adoptive Family Support Network


10:15-10:35 - Roundtable Visits/Networking


10:40-11:40 - Breakout Sessions: choose one from the following topics.

1. Solution Focused Counseling (Meeting Room 1)

Gary Watson, LMSW, Turning Point Therapy

2. Self-Care for Counselors (Meeting Room 2)

Amanda Shaneberger, MA, LPC, LLP – Pine Rest Northwest Clinic

3. The Adolescent Mind (Meeting Room 3)

Jesilee Bonofiglio, MSW, LMSW – Grand Rapids Therapy


11:45-12:45 - Lunch: Provided by Davenport University


1:00-2:00 - Collaboration Stations: Please choose one from the following facilitated groups.


1. Private Practice & Community Mental Health Providers (Room 1)

2. Elementary & Middle School Counselors (Room 2)

3. High School Counselors (Room 3)


*Please RSVP to Deana Pienta: pientad@calschools.org