Twenty Better and Lesser-Known Reasons to Attend the 2004 ACPA Convention
Whether you have been to past conventions or not,
you may be surprised by what this year's convention in Philadelphia has to offer!
- Don't miss the opportunity to discuss issues and share ideas relevant to the field of counseling and psychological services on college and university campuses.
- Here's your chance to visit Philadelphia, the town of brotherly love and sisterly affection.
- Philly is the home of the Philadelphia cheese steak, hoagie and soft pretzel, mmmmmm!
- Gain new clinical insight from fantastic presentations, roundtables, and workshops with others who care about college students.
- Get away from the office.
- Establish ACPA and CCAPS as a home for professional development and mentoring.
- Find out we are not alone in the universe (professional that is) and rediscover how much we share by way of experience and hope.
- Make new friends.
- Rack up frequent flier miles.
- Several award winners will be honored including the recipients of the graduate research award, the awards for new and mid-career professionals, and a lifetime achievement award.
- Hang out with some of the best people in the world, counseling center folk.
- Hear some great gossip about other counseling centers/folks around the country.
- Check out the glorious views of New Jersey.
- Find out that it is still possible for helping professionals from differing disciplines to collaborate and creatively impact the lives of students and quality of life on campus. The connection and sense of feeling understood in CCAPS transcends professional titles, type of institution, and size of agency.
- Come and join all members of the Commission running up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art to the "Rocky" theme song.
- Meet a potential life partner!
- Once again, Philly Cheese Steak!
- Continuing education credits FREE with convention registration.
- Get to hear Stacy Pearson laugh…in itself, a healing experience.
- See the Liberty Bell. It's smaller than you think!
Thanks to Cindy Cook, Chanda Corbett, Bert Epstein, Wayne Griffin, Laura Lyn, Jason Parcover, Stacy Pearson, Kenya Thompson-Leonardelli, Sue Stock-Ward, and Jeff VanLone for their contributions to this article.