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AzCA E-News - Webinar Series Featuring Donna Sheperis, PhD

AzCA Webinar Series Begins June 6
We are pleased to announce the launch of our webinar series which will be held throughout the membership year, both live and on-demand, and offered free to members ($50 for non-members).  Fellow AzCA members and counseling profession experts will provide members with valuable and current information to enhance and better the counseling field.  Each webinar is typically held on a Wednesday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MST.  Webinars will be 45 minutes in length, with 15 minutes of Q&A at the end. Our first webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, June 6, 2018.  Donna Sheperis, PhD, Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Training-Online for Palo Alto University, and President of the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling will present Marketing of Professional Counselors: What do Our Clients Want?  For more details on this event please click here

Coffee Break Networking June 8 in Phoenix
Join Arizona Counselors Association for a Coffee Break Networking opportunity.  Our informative sessions allow you to network with counseling professionals and earn a CE credit hour while taking a coffee break.  We are excited to welcome AzBBHE executive director Tobi Zavala who will speak on Unveiling the Curtain of AzBBHE.

This presentation is intended to provide an overview of the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners mission, composition and various functions. The presentation specifically aims to address three key topics including: a. an overview of the board, b. information on becoming independently licensed, c. review and discussion on new rules, laws and changes. 

This is a free CE event for AzCA members and just $25 for non-members who are eligible for membership.  To hold your spot for this Coffee Break, register online.


Save the Date – AzCA is Coming to Flagstaff!
AzCA’s Clinical Supervision Training seminar will be held in Flagstaff on July 28-29.  The two-day training will provide participants with 12 hours of education in supervision methods, models and techniques, roles and responsibilities of a clinical supervisor, techniques specific to supervising counselors in the tasks of diagnosis, treatment planning and providing treatment and evaluation of supervisees in their work of assessment, treatment planning and providing treatment. This training will also cover the ethical guidelines and legal requirements for supervisors, using the 2014 Code of Ethics from the American Counseling Association and the most recent Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners statutes and rules. 

Attending the one-day training will provide participants with 6 hours of education reviewing supervision methods, models and techniques, roles and responsibilities of the supervisor and provide opportunity to practice in providing feedback and evaluation to supervisees in their work. 

Stay tuned for more details and registration.  If you have any questions, please email

Upcoming Events

Coffee Break Networking  
September 7, 2018
Adolescent Self-Harm – Understanding What Self-Harm Is
Presented by Teri Hourihan, MA, LPC (Az), NCC, AzACES President
Location TBD

Clinical Supervision Training
September 15-16, 2018
Phoenix, AZ

AzCA Southern Chapter Conference
September 28-29, 2018
Tucson, AZ

2019 AzCA Counselors Annual Conference
January 25-26, 2019
Scottsdale, AZ


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