7:00 AM

August 1, 2018 - 7:00 AM to August 3, 2018 - 4:00 PM

The American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) is the only organization working exclusively for the mental health counseling profession. Mental health counselors diagnose and treat psychological disorders, support clients through difficult life experiences, and teach the skills and attitudes needed to bring about positive behavioral change.

The AMHCA Annual Conference is the premier gathering for sharing ideas, discussing challenges, gaining insights and finding solutions in this field. Sessions will tackle the key policy issues impacting the profession today and provide valuable pragmatic advice across the full range of services offered by mental health counselors in public and private practice, including:

  • Children/Adolescents

  • Couples/Family

  • Developmental Disability

  • Geriatric

  • Integrated Care, Practice Issues, and Healthcare Reform

  • Military and Veterans Issues

  • Substance Abuse and Co-Occurring Disorders

  • Trauma - Assessment and Treatment

  • General/Other

3:00 PM

August 2, 2018 - 3:00 PM to August 4, 2018 - 1:30 PM

The 2018 Part-time Faculty Leadership Institute will be held August 2-4 2018 at the The Westin San Francisco Airport located at 1 Old Bayshore Hwy, Millbrae, CA 94030.

Join us for the ASCCC's second annual Part-time Faculty Leadership Institute on August 2-4 2018, in partnership with 3CSN and with support of the Chancellor's Office. We highly encourage new and experienced part-time faculty to participate in lively discussions that incorporate strategic questions and assessment while advancing professional growth. This year's Institute will include topics on innovative pedagogy, professional development, leadership and equity.

11:00 AM

August 3, 2018 -
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

What are the varied approaches used by colleges to support faculty who teach with technology in the California Community College system? In this session, Liz du Plessis, Distance Education Instructional Designer at Santa Rosa Junior College, will share what we know from a recent survey of CCC faculty support staff and invite you to contribute to the conversation. Heather Garcia will share the insights about faculty support she acquired through her participation in the 2017-2018 EDUCAUSE/Penn State ID2ID peer mentoring program. Finally, you will be invited to join a new CCC Faculty Support community to connect with and learn from your peers across the state.

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1:00 PM

August 3, 2018 -
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

This session will spotlight the faculty support model at San Diego Mesa College. Katie Palacios will share the various professional learning opportunities and support resources offered to faculty and staff through the Mesa LOFT. She’ll share how the LOFT is staffed and supported, and she’ll show us the collaborative, flexible design of the LOFT learning space through a live walking tour. Join us to find out how Mesa is offering Learning Opportunities for Transformation at their LOFT! #neverstoplearning @sdmesaloft

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