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The BC Association of Clinical Counsellors seeks interested presenters to submit proposals for our workshop series.

Call for Presenters

The BC Association of Clinical Counsellors seeks interested presenters to submit proposals for our workshop series. We offer opportunities for presenters around British Columbia to engage with our membership and the community at large. Share your expertise and experience while making a valuable contribution to the profession of counselling.

Please read the following information and complete and return this form if you are interested in being a presenter.

Previous workshop topics and issues have included:
family relations; child and youth mental health, suicide; crisis management in home; LGBTQ2 populations; addiction/problematic habits; trauma; bullying; ADHD; navigating the private and public sector therapy systems; mindfulness; stress/anxiety; depression; life transitions, etc.

BCACC workshops and presentations should comply with BCACC’s code of ethics and standards for the practice of clinical counselling.

Types of workshops:

The BCACC offers three types of presentation opportunities.

1. Skills for Mindful Living Series

The Skills for Mindful Living Series is designed to provide participants with opportunities to develop strategies and skills that promote healthy self, family, and social relations. Registered Clinical Counsellors and allied professionals volunteer their time to present mental health workshops to the community at large. Our goal is to foster connections with local health and counselling support services.

  • Audience – BCACC members, Public Community
  • Duration – 1.5 hours
  • Average number of attendees – varies depending on location (up to 65 in the Lower Mainland)
  • This is a volunteer speaking opportunity to share your experience and expertise

2. Counsellor Cafes

Counsellor Cafés are an opportunity for Registered Clinical Counsellors to network in an informal setting while listening to peer presentations.

  • Audience – BCACC members
  • Duration – 2 hours
  • Average number of attendees – varies depending on location (up to 40 in the Lower Mainland)
  • This is a volunteer speaking opportunity to share your experience and expertise

3. Regional Workshop Presentations

BCACC Regional Councils host full day professional development workshops for BCACC members, and sometimes the larger counselling community. Presenters are encouraged to submit ideas for full day workshops.

BCACC provides speaker fees for full day workshops which are arranged with the Regional Council.

  • Audience – BCACC Members and other counselling professionals
  • Duration – 7-8 hours
  • Average number of attendees – varies depending on location (up to 100 in the Lower Mainland)
  • Proposals will be evaluated by relevant regional volunteers and BCACC staff. Speaker fees will be determined and offered according to regional budgets. A contract for service will be prepared to outline deliverables and details before confirmation of workshops.

Call for Presenters

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