Agenda subject to change

Thursday, November 8

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Idea Exchange Salon C

Friday, November 9

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Registration  
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Learning Institutes Locations TBD
  I Don't Know How to Say It: Play Therapy for Adults - Dr. Denis' A Thomas, Lipscomb University Capitol I
  The Rise of the Franken-Counselor: Neuroscience of Empathy and a Return to Being a Counselor - Dr. Chad Luke, Tennessee Tech University Salon A
  Crisis intervention:  From A to T with  some E to boot - Dr. Richard James & Dr. Steve Zanskas, The University of Memphis Salon B
  Addressing Cultural Mistrust: Communicating, Connecting, & Counseling - Dr. Thurman  E. Webb Jr., EdD; Assistant Professor of Psychology, Eva M. Gibson, EdD, Assistant Professor of Psychology Capitol II
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch On Your Own  
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Learning Institutes  
  Slavery in the 21st Century: Ways Counselors Can Combat Sex Trafficking, Prostitution, and Slavery - Macy Waltz , Ph.D. in Counselor Education, LPC, Dara Brown, Ph.D. in Counselor Education, LPC, Charles Crews, Ph.D. in Counselor Education, LPC-S, CSC, Janet Hicks, Ph.D. in Counselor Education, LPC, CSC, Krystal Humphreys, Ph.D. Salon A
  A Deep Dive into the 2014 ACA Code of Ethics - Lynn Linde, EdD. Salon B
Partners in Action: Collaboration between School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health - Dr. Claire Dempsey Williams & Tabitha Cude, M.Ed
  The Ethics of Self-Care in Counseling: Exemplifying and Inspiring Holistic Wellness - Carolyn C. Brewer, Ed.D, NCC, Megan C. Herscher, Ph.D., LPC-MHSP, NCC, Merry Leigh Dameron. Ph.D.  Chattanooga
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Gov Council Meeting  

Saturday, November 10

7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Registration  
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Opening Session & Keynote Address Salon DE
  Dr. Richard James - Fifty Years in the Counseling Profession: A look at the past, present, and future of our profession  
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM Breakout Sessions: Various Locations
  Trauma: My Story, My Event, My Behavior - Charles Winton Capitol I
  Hope for the Hurting: Ways Professional School Counselors Can Support Heartbroken Students- Dr. Merry Leigh Dameron, PhD and Carolyn Brewer, EdD Salon FG
  CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) for Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Mallory Haney Veres, LPC-MHSP Salon A
  Managing a Mental Health Crisis in Tennessee - Morenike Murphy LPC-MHSP, Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Salon BC
  Slavery In The 21st Century: Ways Counselors Can Combat Sex Trafficking, Prostitution and Slavery -
Macy Waltz, Ph.D. in Counselor Education, LPC, Dara Brown, Ph.D. in Counselor Education, LPC, 
Charles Crews, Ph.D. in Counselor Education, LPC-S, Janet Hicks, Ph.D. in Counselor Education, LPC, CSC 
Capitol II
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Breakout Sessions: Various Locations
  Improving School Climate for LGBTQ Students: A School Counseling Perspective - Ashley Scheyder and Marlon Johnson Capitol I
  What Can Be Done About School Shootings? -Janet Hicks, Belmont University; Mary Mayorga, Belmont University; Tom Knowles-Bagwell, Belmont University; Dara Brown, Abilene Christian; Stacy Carter, Texas Tech University; Brande Flamez, Lamar University; Brian Le Clair, Metro Las Angeles Public Schools; Macy Waltz, Lubbock Christian University Capitol II
  Cultivating Social Class Awareness in the Counseling Profession - Derrick Shepard, MA Salon A
  Self-Care: Preventing, Recognizing and Recovering from Burnout - Roosevelt Faulkner, Ed.D., LPC, NCC, DAPA, Past President of TCA, Past President of MTCA Salon BC
  GIVING KIDS A VOICE in Career Exploration Through Live Technology! - Dr. Lisa Davies & Dr. Terry Sue Fanning, Lipscomb University Salon FG
  Apply Psychology of Work Framework to Appalachian Students - Megan Herscher NCC, LPC-MHSP, PhD, Carson-Newman University, Ruth Graham, Graduate Student, Carson-Newman University Salon H
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM TSCA Luncheon Cumberland
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM THMCA Luncheon Salon DE
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Breakout Sessions: Various Locations
  Program Evaluations:Development and Implementation Considerations- Rebekah Lemmons, LPC-MHSP, CRC, RYT-200 Capitol II
  SEL in Action: Implementing Effective SEL Interventions as School Counselors - Nacole Steward Gwathney, M.S. and Ashley Scheyder, Graduate Student Counseling Intern, UTK  Capitol I
  Safe & Inclusive Schools: Systems of Support for LGBTQ Students: Jamilia Wilson & Justin Sweatman-Weaver Salon A
  Black Client Matter - Cultural and Clinical Implications for African American Clients - Justin Keith Dodson, LPC-MHSP and Shaneika Smith, MS, LPSC Salon BC
  Complicated Grief Therapy: Novel Treatment Modality with Experiential Exercises - Dr. Mark Tichon, Lincoln Memorial University, Dr. Ryan Boddy, TeamHealth, Allison Brown, Lincoln Memorial University, Tia Wilcox, Lincoln Memorial University. Salon FG
  Ethical Advocacy for Clients in a Politically Charged Atmosphere - Marisa L White, PhD, LPC-NCC,  Jamie Staggs, MA Salon H
3:15 PM - 5:15 PM Graduate Student Poster Sessions  
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Division Meetings Various Locations

Sunday, November 11

7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Registration  
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Breakout Sessions: Various Locations
  Social Justice for the Immigrant Population - Shekila Melchior, PhD, Assistant Professor, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Capitol I
  Career Counseling for Baby Boomers: Aging Like Fine Wine - Pamelia E Brott, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Capitol II
  Navigating Personal Values Ethically in the Field of Professional Counseling - Jay Tift, LPC-MHSP, NCC Salon A
  The Ethical Decision Making Model Applied to Minors: An Opportunity for Advocacy - Michelle Welch Brasfield, EdD; Kristi Nobbman, MS, Darius Watkins, MEd Salon BC
  Copy Cat Non-Suicidal Self- Harm - Dr. Stacey Guthrie, Core Faculty, School Counseling, Capella University, Brittney Boucher School Counselor at Northeast Middle School in Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Salon FG
  School Counselor Impact on Student Behavior - Amelia Owen, Dickson County Assistant Principal Salon H
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Breakout Sessions: Various Locations
  Continuing Cred: The Importance of Ongoing Multicultural Education - Marlon Johnson, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Capitol I
  Counseling and Advocating for the "Hidden Client: Issues and Concerns When Working with the Hispanic Population - Mary Mayorga, PhD, LPC and Janet Hicks, PhD, LPC Capitol II
  Shaping Our Path by Daring to Lead: Lessons Learned from Leadership - Kat Coy, Dr. Eva Gibson, EdD, and Lisa Henderson Salon A
  Building a Successful Private Practice- Lessons We Wish We Learned in School - Katya Brewington,  Cedar Tree Wellness Center Salon BC
  Are Counselors Prepared to Counsel Grieving Clients? Contemporary Models and Strategies- Jillian M. Blueford, M.A., NCC, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Nancy E. Thacker, M.S., NCC, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Joel F. Diambra, Ed.D, LPC-MHSP, ACS, NCC, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Salon FG
  Disparities in Juvenile Justice: Recidivism Rates Reduced Through Diversionary Programs - Audrey Elion, Ph.D., Supervisor of Evaluation and Referral Section of Memphis and Shelby County Juvenile Court, Memphis and Shelby County Regional Chair, Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network    
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Breakout Sessions: Various Locations
  Ethical and Practical Guidelines for Documentation - James H Dalton, PhD, LPC/MHSP, Freed-Hardeman University Capitol I
  Demonstrating Wellness: How Supervisors Can Promote Wellness During Supervision - Kevin Doyle, PhD, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Capitol II
  Dual Licensure: An Exploration of Pursuing Dual Professional Identities - Mark A Loftis, PhD and Tabitha Schlatter, Ed.S., L.P.C.-M.H.S.P.  Salon A
  AD/HD and Executive Functions: A New Model & Intervention Strategies for School Counselors - Christopher J. Quarto, PhD, Middle Tennessee State University Salon BC
  The Merits of Mindfulness in Educational Settings - Alice Sanderlin, LPC-MHSP, Trevecca Nazarene University Salon FG
  TRIBE: Therapeutic Refuge for Inspired Balance & Expression - Stephanie Blick, MS, LADAC-II Salon H
11:45 AM - 1:15 PM Lunch & Plenary Session  
  Dr. John Nance  
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Breakout Sessions: Various Locations
  Using Yoga in Your School Counseling Program - Meredith Guiterrez Capitol I
  Meeting the Counseling Standards While Expanding Your School's College-Going Culture-Kevin Edwards Capitol II
  The Impact of Trauma in the Classroom - Janna Ramsey, Metro Nashville Public Schools Salon A
  Meeting the Challenges of Minority Students Transitioning to College - Dr. Tiffany Wilson, Middle Tennessee State University Salon BC
  Chaos in the Classroom: Introducing Trauma Informed Classroom Management - John C Nance, PhD, LPCS Salon FG
  Experiential Group Therapy Interventions for Treating Addictions and Trauma - Allan J Katz Salon H
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Breakout Sessions:
Various Locations
  The Newly Revised ASVAB Career Exploration Program - William D Brown Capitol I
  Pawsitively Resilient Small Groups - Laura Filtness Capitol II
  Assisting College Students Through Emotional Support Animals - Gregory L Bohner, LPC-MHSP Salon A
  Managing Suicide and Self-Harm Risk with Adolescents - Jen Biddle, LPC-MHSP
Psychē PLLC
Salon BC
  Black Males in Post-Secondary Settings: Implications for Increasing Belongingness- Charnequa Kennedy, EdS, NCC, LPC-MHSP Salon FG
  Social Skills Groups as an RTI2-B Tier Intervention - William Feck, School Counselor / Learning Way Elementary Salon H
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Closing and Keynote Sesssion  
  Molly Hudgens - The School Shooting that Never Happened: The Student/Counselor Relationship that Saved Lives