Greater Philadelphia Counseling Association (GPACA) presents:

Trauma: A Paradigm Shift

Saturday, February 17, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jefferson University, East Falls Campus, Downs Hall (See Map)
4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

GPACA Trauma Symposium Attendee Reminders

Thank you for registering for the GPACA Trauma Symposium on Saturday, February 17, 2018.  We want to pass along important information about this event:

Agenda for the Event: Trauma Symposium Agenda

We will begin promptly at 9 am with our first session. Registration will begin at 8:15. Coffee and donuts will be served.

**When you register in the morning, you will be given an evaluation form for each session. Please be sure to drop this off either at the registration table or at the end of the day, we will collect the forms in the last sessions offered for the day. 

Map of the University: Map for Trauma Day

There is ample parking at the University and near Downs Hall (building # 8 on campus map) where all of days sessions will occur.  We recommend that you park in the lot that is right off School House Lane (which is right near Down Hall).  You will need to leave a parking pass on your dash.  Print it out here: Parking Pass

Additional Information:

If you are planning on attending Denise Wolf's session on sanctuary boxes, an art therapy intervention for self-care and trauma, please bring some of the following: Items for sanctuary box:  small photographs, ticket stubs, fortunes, lucky penny, charm, favorite candy wrapper, scraps of paper, postmarked mail corner, matchbook, keys, broken jewelry, beads, or other small objects no larger than an matchbook and no wider than a cracker. 

We have some really amazing presenters and conference sessions occurring. We look forward to seeing you. Thank you again for your participation.


GPACA Conference Committee

 5 NBCC-approved contact hours are included for this event.


Program Information questions may be referred to:
Registration questions may be referred to:

The Pennsylvania Counseling Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider ACEP No. 2039. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Pennsylvania Counseling Association is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.



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