JOIN - NETWORK - LEAD - GROW
2022 KCA & KSCA Counseling Conference
Thursday, February 24th-Friday, February 25th
in Manhattan, KS at the Hilton Garden Inn.
by Dr. Tamara Mikinski
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.
SCHEDULE & BREAKOUT SESSIONS for
"REIGNITING YOUR SPARK"
2022 KCA/KSCA Counseling Conference
Earn up to 9 CEs attending the conference PLUS an additional 3 CEs for Ethics in the Preconference.