Information and Registration
NYMHCA Counselor Educator Meeting
April 5-6th, 2019
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April 6th - Meeting Schedule:
8:00 - 9 am ~ Registration and Continental Breakfast - Salon A
9 am ~ Welcome and Introductions - NYMHCA President Joshua Maldonado, and NYMHCA Leaders
~ Presentation by AMHCA president Al Goodman and AMHCA North East Regional Director Ellen Papanikolaou
9:30 am ~ Presentation by Jolie Long and Mary Alice Olsan of the Department of State Affairs, NBCC
10:30 am ~ 15 minute break
10:45 am ~ Presentation by NYMHCA Lobbyist Heather Evans, Hinman-Straub Advisors on: diagnosis issue, Civil Service titles,
LMHC's employed by school districts
11:30 am ~ Update on NYMHCA Clinical Journal - Dr. Errol Rodriquez & Dr. Joseph Franco
12:00 pm ~ Lunch/Networking - NYACES Meeting led by Dr. Joseph Franco, Downstate President and
Ashley Luedke, Upstate President
1:00 pm ~ Panel Discussion: Dr. David Hamilton, NYSED - Office of Professions
: Robert Kent, Chief Counsel - OASAS
: Moira Tashijian, Associate Commissioner, Division of Adult Community Care - OMH
: St. Sen. Neil Breslin, Chair of the NYS Senate Insurance Committee,
- moderated by NYMHCA lobbyist, Denise Murphy McGraw
2:00 pm ~ 15 minute break
2:15 pm ~ Panel discussion resumes
4:00 pm ~ Final Remarks
Position: (Department Chair/ Full-time Faculty/Adjunct)
Number of representatives from your program:
*There is a limit of 2 representatives from each graduate program and each
representative must register and pay registration fees.
Questions? Contact us at: 1-800-4-NYMHCA or
Do you need either a special food or handicapped accomodations? Please explain:
April 5th - Meeting Schedule
8 - 10 pm - Albany Marriott - Albany Room
~ Wine, desserts, good conversation and a celebration of NYMHCA's 40th Anniversary!
*Please note: There will be NO onsite registration!
Meeting Fees. Check all that apply:
Refund and Cancellation Policy :
~ NYMHCA will refund 75% of the total registration fee for cancellations received in writing by March 10th, 2019.
~ Registrations may be transferred if NYMHCA receives the request in writing by March 10th, 2019.
Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12205
*Each representative needs to register separately.
Give brief overview of what they will discuss.
The Albany Marriott has made rooms available to meeting participants at the rate of $109 a night for those who want to arrive in Albany the night before the meeting and/or stay until Sunday.
Click on the Marriott logo for more info and to reserve your room.
Free WIFI for all attendees!
"Glad I came. This meeting is always informative and the info is important for our program."
"My colleagues and I enjoyed networking with educators from other graduate programs."
"Valuable presentations and speakers! Loved the networking event!"