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Breakout Sessions

**Times and sessions are subject to change**

Friday, February 18, 2022

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM - Keynote Speaker Dr. Thema Bryant

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    The Elephant in the Room: Working with Masculinity in Counseling College Men
    Why Make Things? The Benefits of Engaging with a Regular Creative Practice
    Navigating Existential Catapults: Awareness, Self-Care, and Difficult Transitions. Caring for the Counselor, Caring for the Client.
    College Women and Intimate Partner Violence: What it is and what it means
    When College Students Who Are Social Justice Leaders seek Counseling: A Paradigm for Therapeutic Support for Student Leaders
    Reintegration Outreach Programming: Strategies for Engaging Students on a Rural Mid-Sized Campus and Beyond

    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM - ACCA Business Lunch

    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Alcohol, Drugs, and Consequences: Rethinking Alcohol and Drug Use Prevention Programming in Collegiate Settings
    Short-term Group Counseling Techniques
    Developing and Sustaining an Embedded Counselor Program
    Diversity Dialogues: A Group Intervention in Engaging Conversations around Diversity and Inclusion.
    Raising Awareness and Supporting the Unique Mental Health Needs of Black Students at PWIs

    3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Bringing Men Together for Sexual Health:  Addressing Sexuality Concerns of College-Age Men
    Building a Culturally Diverse and Inclusive College Counseling Center
    Stalking: The Problem Lurking on College Campuses
    Cultural Humility in the COVID era
    Stronger Together: Supporting Generation Z College Students through Relational-Cultural Therapy
    Trauma-Informed Wellness Practices for Student Residence Life Leaders

    4:45 PM - 5:45 PM - Poster Presentations

    Saturday, February 29, 2022

    8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

    Dungeons & Dragons & Therapy: An Experiential Role-Playing Group to Connect, Empower, and Act as One's Ideal Self
    Lessons Learned from the Pandemic: Acuity, Access and Adapting to Changing Needs
    It's Okay to Be W.E.I.R.D!
    Suicidality and Rural College Campuses: Bridging the Resource Gap to Support Student Mental Health
    Do You Want To Advocate For Social Justice? Start By Learning Your History!

    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Exploring BIPOC Identities: Unpacking Racial Trauma & Fostering Mental Wellness on College Campuses
    Supervising staff and trainees after their patient has died by suicide
    Culturally Responsive Counseling: Practical Counseling Applications for Addressing the Impact of Acculturative Stress and Identity Change on International Student Mental Health
    Developmental trauma and rejection sensitivity: implications for college relationships
    Strategies for College Counselors When Working with Multiracial Clients

    1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

    College counselor burnout: Research and implication
    Applying Improv and Role Playing Games in Counselor Supervision
    Revolutionizing a practicum/internship model in the wake of COVID-19: Applications of technology, tele-health, and stepped care at a university/college counseling center
    Rethinking a College Counseling Service Model: Integrating Quick Access with Diverse Treatment Options
    Advancing College Student Wellbeing Through Addressing The Social Determinants of Health
    How College Counseling Centers and Training Clinics Can Pave the Way for the Future of Telemental Health

    3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

    Let's Get Critical: Reevaluating the Conversation around Self-Care
    Creative Approaches to College Counselor Self-Care
    Walk It Like You Talk It: A culture change towards challenging the stigma
    Are My Clients Going To Find Out I'm A Fraud: Examining Imposter Phenomenon
    Barriers to Completing degrees among Ph.D. students
    Creating A Culture of Care: Implementing a Integrative Wellbeing Model for Mental Health Support on a College Campus

    5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    An Evidence-Based Digital Tool to Foster Student Connections to Reduce Loneliness
    Scaling hybrid care to better support minoritized students: Addressing mental health equity gaps on campus
    Eating Disorders and College Students: Best Practices to Support Complex Students and Navigate On-Campus Treatment Challenges
    Strategic Implementation of Mental Health Training on College Campuses
    Breaking the cycle of crisis care: What to do when you're caught between outpatient and the ER

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