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Call for Presentations 

The 2018 Call for Presentations to present at FMHCA's 2018 Annual Conference: Counseling in the Modern Age: What it was & Where we are headed!, being held in Lake Mary, FL at the Orlando Marriott from February 1-3, 2018.  

All proposals must be submitted online by August 31, 2017 in order to be considered. The online form allows you to upload all documents required for submission, as well as, complete the application. First round acceptance e-mails will be sent in the beginning of September.

Speaker fees and travel expenses are not generally covered for our workshop presenters. Selected proposals may receive a complimentary registration for the primary presenter. A discounted registration fee may apply for each additional co-presenter as compensation. Any complimentary conference registrations are non-transferable. If you are submitting a presentation for consideration and would need to be paid a speaking fee and/or travel expenses, please indicate this in the additional notes section of the submission form.

Questions?
Diana Huambachano- office@flmhca.org 561-228-6129

Click Here to Complete Application 

Thank you for your submissions.

Presenter Eligibility

To be considered, presenters must have professional qualifications in good standing with their professional regulatory board, if applicable, possess the technical expertise necessary to present on a subject effectively, and meet one or more of the following: 

  • Have received specialized graduate or post-graduate level training in subject of presentation; and/or 
  • Have extensive experience including at least five years of practical application or research involving subject of presentation

Benefits of Presenting

Presenters will receive a $50 discount on conference registration. 

Promotion of your name and credentials on our website, in our conference app, and in all electronic and print marketing materials, where appropriate.

 Recognition of your expertise by FMHCA and by other industry professionals 

Networking opportunities. 

Selection Criteria

Applications will be selected according to the following criteria: 

All sections of the application are complete. 

Presentation description is clearly written. 

Learning objectives are clearly stated. 

Session structure and organization are clearly defined. 

Presentation is supported by evidence-based data from research or demonstrated results. 

Presenters have sufficient experience and knowledge of the subject matter. 

Presentation is not used to market products or services, and is free from commercial bias.


Possible Dynamic Approaches Will Cover:

  • 1. Brain function and neuroscience
  • 2. CPT-9 to CPT-10
  • 3. Expressive and creative therapies
  • 4. Multicultural counseling
  • 5. Innovative treatments and skill building practice
  • 6. Mindfulness
  • 7. Music therapy techniques
  • 8. Medicaid and Medicare documentation and          accountability
  • 9. Internet addictions and DSM
  • 10. Using Gestalt in group therapy
  • 11. DSM updates
  • 12. Improve your insurance reimbursements/ASAM justification
  • 13. Changes in managed care and toxicology
  • 14. EMDR and trauma work
  • 15. LMHC exam prep tips
  • 16. Medical errors
  • 17. Laws and rules update
  • 18. Ethics update
  • 19. Domestic violence (3 hour)
  • 20. Human Immunodeficiency  Virus (HIV)
  • 21. New Age healing techniques
  • 22. Electronic management updates
  • 23. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • 24. Legislative update
  • 25. Improving Insurance Review and Fighting Management Care
  • 26. Critical Incident 
  • 27. Crisis Response
  • 28. Electronic Medical Records
  • 29. Tel- E Medical
  • 30. Integrative Health
  • 31. Naloxone Response To Over Dose.















After submitting your application, please email your head shot, CV and presentation slides (if available) to Diana Huambachano at office@flmhca.org If you have any additional questions or problems while filling out this form you can email or Call 561-288-6129.

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