June 2019 Education and Conference Committee Meeting Minutes

12 Jun 2019 9:49 PM | Anonymous

Education and Conference Committee Meeting

June 12, 2019

Jordan Briggs, Jim Macedone, Bryce Poorman, Carrie Graham, Ellen Behrens

 Fall Mini-Conference (September):

Continue 2 hours Ethics and 2 hours Suicide training

Ask Anna Lieber to do the suicide training

Ask  Janine Wanlass to do the ethics training

Host at Westminster in early-mid September (allows 2 weeks to email CE certificates)

Annual Conference (March)


August 1-Nov1    Post Call for Proposals on Website/Social Media.  Include Save the date & booth rental Info

Dec 1 – Dec 31  Committee selects presenters, builds schedule, and file for CE from LMFT and UT-NASW

Early January – Post Conference flyer and schedule on website and social media and do first Dopl email blast to all 3 professional associations

February – Second dopl email blasts to all 3 professional associations

Venue :

Committee members will each call a conference center and report to Ellen via email by July 8 pricing for the following:

Dates: any time in March, Friday 9-5 and  Saturday 9-12

Attendees:  150-200 people

Venue Requirements:

  • 1.       FR from 8-1, Banquet Hall for opening, keynote, and lunch catered by the venue (get buffet and brown bag pricing). 
  • 2.       Friday from 1-5, 4 rooms each holding 50-60.
  • 3.       Saturday from 9-12, 3 rooms each holding 50-60
  • 4.       AV support & projectors
  • 5.        Registration space and vendor tables  (guessing up to 12 vendors)
  • 6.       Parking
  • 7.       Water, Tea, Coffee and light snacks for check-in time and breaks

Budget:  Pens & Pads, Venue, Dopl mailings (1 in Fall and  2 in  winter for CMHC, LCSW, LMFT)

Co-Chair for Committee

Carrie nominated for co-chair

CE Approval Applications

Ellen will draft the CE Application and Fee structure and will submit to Board for approval. 

Jim said website can support on line payments for CE applications


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