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 tracks 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 Rana

Our regular session will begin on November 14th.  The conference will end of Friday November 15th at 4 p.m.

Keynote Speakers Include:
Dr. Sue Pressman, American Counseling Association, President-Elect (2019-2020)
Dr. Asha Dickerson, Georgia Counseling Association, President-Elect (2019-2020)

Conference Presenter Application

Online Conference Registration Form

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


Up to 20 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

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: 501-624-9200
ROOM RATES:  (The special room rate will be available until October 12th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.
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