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2015 AMHCA Annual Conference
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2015 AMHCA Annual Conference

Attend the only conference devoted entirely to the clinical mental health counseling profession.

7/9/2015 to 7/11/2015
When: July 9-11 2015
Where: Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19107
United States

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Continuing Education Information

Earn up to 26.5 Continuing Education clock hours, including PreConference Workshops
You can earn one continuing education contact hour (CE) for each hour of attendance at:

  • PreConference Workshops (separate registration fee required)
  • Lunch & Learn (separate registration fee required)
  • Plenary Sessions (keynotes)
  • Thursday evening educational workshops (included with conference registration)
  • Thursday Welcome Reception and Poster Session
  • Educational workshops

Most attendees will be able to accumulate 18.5 CEs during the core conference days; however, you can earn up to 8 additional CEs by attending PreConference Workshops. That way you can return home with up to 26.5 CE credits! Attendance is monitored and you must attend 100% of the session to receive credit. Partial credit will not be awarded.

AMHCA has Obtained CE Approval from the Following Organization:

  • National Board for Certified Counselors AMHCA is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.

Hotel Reservation Information

Book your room at our conference hotel, Loews Philadelphia. AMHCA attendees receive a discounted rate of $169+/night for single and double occupancy.  The AMHCA group rate is available until Monday, Jun 15, 2015 or until our room block fills.  To make your reservation please call the Loews Reservations Center, 888-575-6397 and mention the AMHCA rate  or online at:

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in guestrooms, lobby and on the second floor.

Roommate Matching
Are you looking to share a room at the Loews Philadelphia during the conference? Please contact the AMHCA conference office at 877-743-5312. Your contact information will be collected and posted to the AMHCA conference website for those people looking for roommates.

Registration Info & Policies

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: A badge is required for all events. Complete a separate registration form for each attendee. All registration deadlines are postmark deadlines. If you are registering after June 24, 2015, DO NOT mail or fax your form. Instead, bring the completed form, with payment for the appropriate Onsite Registration Fees, to the conference and register on site.

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN YOUR FEE: The General Attendee registration fee includes breakout sessions, keynote speaker, Welcome Reception, Continental Breakfasts and scheduled morning and afternoon refreshment breaks.
NOTE: The General Attendee package fee does NOT include additional fees related to PreConference workshops, invited tracks and other ticketed special events. Daily Registration fees do NOT include the Welcome Reception or fees for PreConference workshops, invited tracks or ticketed special events.  Continental breakfast and refreshment breaks offered on the day you register are included.

LIMITED AVAILABILITY: Space for PreConference workshops, lunches and invited tracks are limited. Online registrants will choose their workshops when they register. If you register by mail, a workshop may be full by the time we process your registration. We will make every effort to accommodate your first choice. Workshops will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. If you pay the additional fee for a workshop, and it is full when we process your registration, the fee will be refunded.

REFUND POLICY:Refunds will only be issued for full conference registration, single day registration, PreConference workshops and a $60 administrative cancellation fee will be charged. Refunds will NOT be made for invited tracks or special event tickets. All cancellation requests must be made in writing and submitted by MAIL OR FAX ONLY to: AMHCA Conference, c/o The Grassley Group, 409 Washington Street, Ste A, Cedar Falls, IA 50613, Fax: 703-637-1252.

Emailed cancellations will NOT be accepted. The postmark deadline for submitting cancellation/ refund requests is June 1, 2015. If submitting by fax, the fax must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on June 1. If submitting the cancellation/refund request by mail, it must be postmarked by June 1. Refund requests will be processed within 30 days of receipt.

SUBSTITUTIONS/TRANSFERS: Registrations may be transferred to another conference participant for a fee of $35. Substitution requests must be received in writing BY FAX ONLY to Fax: 703-637-1252. The request must be submitted by the original registrant and include the name and contact information (including email address) of the substitute. The deadline for submitting substitutions is June 24, 2015, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. The substitute must qualify for the same rates as the original registration (for example a general attendee cannot be a substitute for a student).