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AzCA E-News – Ann M. Ordway, JD, PhD to Kick Off Pre-Conference Sessions

AzCA 2019 Counselor Annual Conference - Ann M. Ordway, JD, PhD to Kick Off Pre-Conference Sessions
Our 2019 Counselor Annual Conference will begin on Friday, January 25 with optional pre-conference sessions.  Our opening pre-conference session will be presented by Ann M. Ordway, JD, PhD.  Ann's session titled A Counselor’s Role in Parenting Coordination and Court Proceedings will focus on the difficulties counselors face when working with high conflict families and court proceedings. To learn more about this session, please visit our conference website

Ann M. Ordway, JD, PhD, is a core faculty member with the on-campus Counselor Education Department at the University of Phoenix. She was a practicing attorney for 25 years, with a practice focus on high conflict family litigation, including intimate partner violence, custody matters, and child protective services proceedings. Dr. Ordway is a family mediator, child advocate, and parenting coordinator. She is an active member of the American Counseling Association and has presented Learning Institutes at the annual conferences four years in a row. Ann is a Trustee for the Association of Creativity in Counseling, and the Chair of the Emerging Leaders Committee for the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors.

For more information and to register for the 2019 Counselor Annual Conference, click here.

AzCA Clinical Supervision Training January 26-27, 2019 in Scottsdale
This 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. Participants can choose to attend a one-day training which will provide 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. Click here to register.

Happy New Year! (Office Closed)
On behalf of the AzCA Board of Directors and staff, we want to wish everyone a Happy New Year! We would also like to let you know that the office will be closed from December 24 to January 4. We will reopen on January 7. We look forward to having you with us in 2019! 




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