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Event Proposal Submission
Calling All Speakers, Workshop Presenters and Subject-Area Experts!

NVLPC is looking for new, exciting, and engaging clinically trained presenters to provide many of our continuing education events for the calendar year 2020-2021. If you feel that your experience and knowledge will benefit other clinicians, we would like to hear from you. Our events take place on Fridays and are usually held in Dulles or Springfield, VA, but we are also looking for presenters who are willing to be flexible with possible webinar (online) training. These events are an hour and a half in length, for which NVLPC can grant 1.5 Counseling CE's through NBCC . Below are content areas we need to cover, and some topics suggestions. 
Please keep in mind that if you are selected as a potential speaker we may need more information than you include in this form to comply with NBCC requirements.


****Please note: Presenters do not receive an honorarium. You may receive CEs for your presentation****

To be considered, your topic must fit into at least one of the nine (9) NBCC the Content Areas / Categories (NBCC Continuing Education provider Policy, November, 2014):

1. Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship

2. Human Growth and Development:

3. Social and Cultural Foundations

4. Group Dynamics and Counseling

5. Career Development and Counseling

6. Assessment

7. Research and Program Evaluation

8. Counselor Professional Identity and Practice Issues

9. Wellness and prevention

You may offer any topic that fits into the above content areas, but here are some suggested topics that we are particularly interested in:


Multicultural issues (LGBTQ, Latino, Asian, etc) 

Court-related work

Treating Trauma in therapy

Childhood Trauma

Treating Chronic Pain in therapy

Business Practices such as: Medical Billing and Codes, Navigating/Processing/Filing Claims,Collections

Suicide Prevention



Motivational Interviewing

Military - Women in the Military and Women in Military family systems

Play Therapy, beyond the basics

Rehab and Disability issues

Child Protective Services/Adult Protective Services Reporting and follow up

Upcoming and New Evidence-Based Practices:

-Updates to specific counseling theories and interventions (Humanistic, Positive Psychology, Transpersonal psychology, motivational interviewing, Gestalt, CBT, REBT, etc)

Technology and Distance Counseling

Creativity and Counseling (Dance, art, music, etc)

Wellness, Counselor Burnout, and Self Care

Spirituality and Counseling

Mindfulness -its impact on the body and brain, and how using it in therapy benefits clients

Couples and Relationship Counseling  


Thank you for submitting this initial application to be an NVLPC speaker.  If we are interested in having you speak, we will contact you with more information.

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