We are hosting a Upstate Event in Oswego on April 25

Join us for our
Grassroots Advocacy Intensive Workshop on June 9 in Albany!

Come and join us to learn more about grassroots legislative advocacy and how you can take action for your clients, community and the counseling profession!

Monday, June 9, 2014
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
The College of Saint Rose, Albany, New York
Lally Forum


Introduction to Grassroots Advocacy 9:00 to 10:00
Grassroots advocacy and how to create a movement

Legislative Issues Facing Counselors, Art Terrazas 10:00 to 11:00
Overview and discussion with ACA Director of Government Affairs

Creating Your Personal Story, Diane P. Brennan, LMHC 11:00 to 12:30
Interactive session, linking your story to legislative issues

Lunch Provided 12:30 to 1:00

The Age of Criminal Responsibility for Adolescents in New York State 1:00 to 1:45
An open discussion with 50th District Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol
regarding pending legislation and what it takes to get a bill passed

Best Practices for Working with Representatives 2:00 to 3:00
Legislative Aides share how to approach and talk with Elected Officials

The Willard Asylum Suitcases, Craig Williams 3:00 to 4:00
Gain historical perspective of mental health treatment with historian
Craig Williams who recovered 427 suitcases from the attic of the
Willard Psychiatric Center when it closed in 1995.

Up to 6 hours NBCC Continuing Education Units Pending

Please Register by 5/26/2014 so we can prepare adequately
Register using the link below and have your ACA membership number ready for registration


Hotel: Ramada Plaza 3 Watervilet Ave Ext Albany, NY
$89 for June 8
th Mention American Counseling Association and reserve by May 19th for the reduced rate

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