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

11:15 am    ~   Presentaton by NYMHCA Student Committee Co-chairs Jacqueline Bove' and Lee Seguin

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
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Position:  (Department Chair/ Full-time Faculty/Adjunct)
Title:  (Dr/ Mr/ Ms/Mrs)
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 

631-472-3866, or     email us.
Do you need either a special food or handicapped accomodations?  Please explain:
April 5th -  Meeting Schedule 

      Social/Networking Event 

              8 - 10 pm - Albany Marriott   -  Albany Room

                ~  Wine, desserts, good conversation and a celebration of NYMHCA's 40th Anniversary!
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.
Total Amount Due:
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!
Registration Form:
"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!"
~ Friday,April 5th Social/Networking Event: $30
~ Saturday, April 6th Meeting: $70