Mark Your Calendars for the 2019 PCA Annual Conference!

Wellness in Counselor’s Professional and Self Identity 

November 8-10, 2019

Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, State College, PA

PCA Annual Conference

Sponsorships and Exhibits are Available!

Click below for information about sponsorships and exhibits at the PCA Annual Conference!

2019 PCA Sponsorship and Exhibit Form

Call for Proposal Submissions

Submissions can be submitted through the following link:

Proposals are due by June 16, 2019.  The theme of the conference is wellness in counseling and personal identity and all proposals should conform to The Indivisible Self: An Evidence-Based Model of Wellness themed tracks, which include Creative, Coping, Physical, Essential, and Social Wellness (Myers & Sweeney, 2004).  Feel free to email with any questions about the proposal process to  Submission decisions are tentatively scheduled to be sent out in Mid-July.

Conference Tentative Agenda (Subject to Change)

Friday, 11/8/19

9:00 am - 8:00 pm:
Pre-Conference Learning Institute
PCA Board Meeting
Conference Orientation
Poster Sessions
Network Social Hour

Saturday, 11/9/19

8:00 am - 8:00 pm:
Educational Sessions
Awards Banquet
Division Meetings
PCA Night of Celebration

Sunday, 11/10/19

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Suicide Prevention Session
Ethics Session

Hotel Information

PCA has a block of rooms at the Penn Stater for this conference at a discounted rate of $139.00.  Contact 814-863-5000 for reservations.  This block is available on a space available basis through October 9, 2019.


Content Questions: Ashley Deurlein and Ryan Bowers, Co-Chairs

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