Arkansas Counselor Association Conference


November 13, 2019
November 15, 2019


Hot Springs Convention Center
134 Convention Blvd,
Hot Springs, AR 71901

About The Event


2019 Pre-Conference will be held on November 13th at:
Embassy Suites Hot Springs Hotel & Spa
400 Convention Boulevard
Hot Springs, AR 71901

We will have two tracts at the Pre-Conference:
Six hours of Play Therapy Training with Anita Martin, M.A., LPC-S, RPT-S
Six hour of Emotionally Focused Therapy Training with Dr. Ryan Ryan

Our regular session will begin on November 14th.  The conference will end of Friday November 14th at 5 p.m.

Keynote Speakers Include:
Dr. Sue Pressman, 2019-2020 American Counseling Association, President-Elect
Dr. Asha Dickerson, Current Southern Region Representative of the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD)

Links below will be activated soon.

Online Conference/Membership Registration Form

Presenter Application

Exhibitor Application

Electricity for Convention Center 2019

Conference Schedule

2019 Conference PowerPoints…look for posting closer to conference date.

For a printable form, please go to


16 – 18 Professional Development Hours/Continuing Education Hours available

ArCA is a Branch of the American Counseling Association. The Arkansas Counseling Association (ArCA) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP  No. 2004. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  The Arkansas Counseling Association (ArCA) is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Arkansas Counseling Association is an Approved Professional Development Provider for the Arkansas Department of Education.

For more information contact Michael Jones at

Lodging Information

(This information will be updated soon)

Embassy Suites Hot Springs Hotel & Spa
400 Convention Boulevard
Hot Springs, AR 71901

When registering please use code ACA. Please ask for ArCA Booking Rates if you call. See online link below:

Phone:  501-321-4403
ROOM RATES:  (Last day to book: October 6, 2018)
Single Rate: $139 
Double Rate: $149
Triple Rate: $159
Quad Rate: $169

(plus tax for all rooms)

Event Location

Hot Springs Convention Center
134 Convention Blvd
Hot Springs, AR 71901