2022 KCA  & KSCA Counseling Conference

"Reigniting Your Spark"

Thursday, February 24th-Friday, February 25th

in Manhattan, KS at the Hilton Garden Inn.



"Ethical Considerations: Multiple Relationships, Relationships w/Colleagues, and Self Care"

by Dr. Tamara Mikinski

Olivia Carter

KEYNOTE:  Thursday, February 24, 2022

Olivia Carter, school counselor at Jefferson Elementary School in Cape Girardeau, Mo., has been named the 2021 School Counselor of the Year by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA). A graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, Carter has been a school counselor for eight years. The School Counselor of the Year award honors professionals who devote their careers to advocating for the nation’s students and addressing their academic, career and social/emotional development.

Carter taught teachers about trauma and trauma responses, sparking an interest among staff members for further training in anti-biased and antiracist teaching, restorative practices and self-regulation. She also created Trauma-Informed Tuesdays, a newsletter focused on teacher wellness and best practices related to building resilience.

Dr. Chow is a bilingual (English/Spanish) Licensed Clinical P

Rebeca Chow, PhD, LCPC, RPT/S

KEYNOTE:  Friday, February 25th

Dr. Rebeca Chow is a bilingual (English/Spanish) Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Missouri/Kansas and a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor. Her counseling experience includes 20 years of clinical work in the non-profit, private practice settings and academia. Dr. Rebeca’s areas of specialty and interests are  multiculturalism and diversity, neurobiology of trauma, supervision, and technology integration into clinical services. She is currently serving in the Association for Play Therapy Board of Directors, and a consultant for Sesame Street in Communities.

Currently Dr. Chow is the Director of Clinical Services at the Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, KS.  Her passion for helping others is now on a global scale with the reach of the United Methodist Church and technology.  


2022 KCA/KSCA Counseling Conference

Do you want to present?  Do you have some new techniques and topics to share with your fellow professionals?  Think about signing up to present at the 2022 KCA & KSCA Counseling Conference.  

COMPLETE THIS FORM BY DECEMBER 31, 2021 to be considered for a breakout session.  

Kansas Counseling Association is a branch of the American Counseling Association.  KCA is a 501(c) 6.

10116 W 86th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66212

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