Proposals for Interest Sessions

Our next ICA Conference will be held January 27th and 28th, 2023 and we are excited to announce it will be fully in-person this year in Boise.  

All students, professional counselors, counselor educators and other mental health professionals are welcome and encouraged to submit proposals for sessions in all topic areas and session formats. 

ICA will begin requesting proposals for pre-conference on August 15th, 2022 and conference proposals September 1st, 2022.   All information will be sent out on the ICA listserv.  If you would like to be included on these emails please consider joining ICA.  All other questions can be directed to the Conference Chair or Proposal and Program Chairs.  

Conference Session Information


Pre-conference sessions are 4 hour blocks of instruction hosted on Thursday, January 26th, 2023.  There will only be one day of pre-conference this year.  Proposals will be accepted from August 15th, 2022 to October 1st, 2022.  


Conference Interest Sessions

Breakout sessions are 1.5 hours in length and will be held January 27th and January 28th.  Proposals will be accepted from September 1st to October 15th. 


Interested in Presenting???

All sessions will be reviewed in accordance with NBCC guidelines in order to provide CE credit for attendees.  

Sessions can be in panel, lecture, debate, demonstration or Q&A format in the following NBCC categories:

  • Counseling Theory/Practice and the Helping Relationship
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Social and Cultural Foundations
  • Group Dynamics and Counseling 
  • Career Development and Counseling
  • Assessment
  • Research and Program Evaluation
  • Counselor Professional Identity and Practice Issues.  
To learn more about content areas and application guidelines for CE credit, please visit NBCC

To apply you will need Presenter Name, Credentials, Degree Field, Contact Information and Biography for all presenters (Up to 4 presenters).  Your will also need to provide program information to include Title of Program, Abstract (Limited to 50 Words), Summary of Program (Limited to 300 Words), Learning Objectives, NBCC category, Method of Presentation and availability for the conference.  

*Biographies must reflect qualifications to present on the subject matter.  

**Presentations will not include advertisements of personal businesses.

***Presenters must agree to the possibility of videotaping and photography of their presentation for ICA Marketing needs.  

****All information from the presentation must be concluded during allotted time.  

ICA is proud to partner with our   

Presenting Conference Sponsor   


    The Idaho Counseling Association is a Branch of the American Counseling Association

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