All Ohio Counselors Conference 2024

Creativity @ Work

October 28-30, 2024

The Hyatt Regency Columbus

Registration coming later this spring!

AOCC Contact Info

AOCC c/o The Meeting Connection
4708 Chantry Dr
Galena, OH 43021
+1 (614) 898-9361
info@aocc.site

October 28-30, 2024

The Hyatt Regency Columbus
350 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215

About the All Ohio Counselors Conference (AOCC)

Over 1,200 counseling professionals will participate and receive continuing education during the All Ohio Counselors Conference 2024. Sessions cover a variety of relevant and timely topics for the counseling profession. The AOCC is co-sponsored by the Ohio School Counselor Association and the Ohio Counseling Association.

Keynote Speaker
Nathan Minns

International Keynote Speaker, Facilitator & Emcee

From active listening, to presentations, to day-to-day connection, Nathan Minns creates confident and compelling communicators through improv comedy principles.

He has taught innovation strategy to the USA federal government, facilitated a 3-day startup event in the Kingdom of Bahrain, offered pitch coaching and early-stage entrepreneurship guidance globally, and facilitated events for diverse institutions.

He has extensive experience in the startup ecosystem, both as an employee and a 3x founder, and Nathan’s online web design courses have engaged 60,000+ students from 179 countries. In the corporate world, he’s pioneered startup initiatives for major corporations. In teaching communication, Nathan has been a paid actor for over 10 years, emceed National Speakers Association of Ohio events while serving on their board, instructed therapists in active listening, and earned the distinction of being the youngest board member at a youth leadership development nonprofit in 2017.

See Nathan Minns in Action…

Click to watch Nathan’s Speaker & Facilitator Reel
Meet Our
Workshop Speakers

The All Ohio Counselors Conference (AOCC) offers premier development and continuing education opportunities for clinical and school counselors. Our Pre-Conference Workshops offer a smaller setting with more hands-on instruction from the best of the best, top professionals in the field.

C. Rosie Bauder
The Ohio State University
Ph.D., MPH, LPCC
Kailey Bradley
Refuge Counseling, LLC
LPCC-S, NCC, FT
Machen Champion
Wired to Bloom Therapy
M.A., LPCC-S, RPT-S
CJ Conrad
Cloverleaf Local School District
M.Ed., LSC
Gene Eakin
Oregon State University
Ph.D.
Darcy Haag Granello
The Ohio State University
Ph.D., LPCC-S
Paul F. Granello
The Ohio State University
Ph.D., LPCC-S
Rachel Reeves Hagelin
Belton High School (Missouri)
Mary Steiner Iiames
Winebrenner Theological Seminary
Ph.D., M.Ed., LSC
DoHee Kim-Appel
Heidelberg University
Ph.D., LPCC-S, IMFT-S, LICDC, ATR-BC, NCC
Melissa S. LaRocco
Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc.
Stacey Diane Arañez Litam
Cleveland State University
Ph.D., LPCC-S, NCC, CCMHC
Nathan Minns
AOCC Keynote Speaker
J.P. Oehrtman
Bowling Green State University
Sarah Roman
Catholic Charities Diocese of Cleveland
LPCC-S, ATR-BC
Gina Santora
Catholic Charities Diocese of Cleveland
LPCC, ATR, CDCA

Sponsor & Exhibit at AOCC 2024

Sponsorship application is now available!

The All Ohio Counselors Conference (AOCC) receives support from organizations and companies that further the professional work of clinical and school counselors. Sponsors receive exclusive access to display their materials and engage with AOCC registrants during the conference.

The AOCC is the collaboration of two state counseling associations. Leveraging the combined membership of over 10,000 clinical and school counselors, the AOCC has become the premier conference for professional development, continuing education and networking among Ohio counselors.

Market in Creative Ways

Market your organization in creative ways through speaking to attendees, displaying visual elements, and sharing ideas.

Gain Exposure Across Ohio

Leveraging the combined membership of over 10,000 clinical and school counselors in Ohio, our conference attendance is over 1,200 and growing…

Form Lasting Relationships

You won’t want to miss this opportunity to form lasting bonds with counselors and other organizations at the premier conference for counseling.

The Hyatt Regency Columbus
$185/night



Cutoff date: October 7, 2024

350 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215

The Hyatt Regency Columbus, The Downtown Columbus Convention Center Hotel

Located within walking distance of Nationwide Arena and the trendy Arena District, the Hyatt Regency Columbus redefines the modern hotel experience. Connected to the Greater Columbus Convention Center and steps to the Short North Arts District, this is the hotel in which to meet and play in downtown Columbus.

Stay in one of 633 stylish rooms in downtown Columbus with contemporary conveniences including sleek granite-top workstations and Portico® bath amenities. Choose a deluxe room for impressive views of the Columbus skyline, the Arena District, or the Short North Arts District.

We kindly ask that you make your hotel reservations at the Hyatt Regency Columbus. AOCC is committed to contractual obligations in order to provide reduced rates. Falling short of our housing obligations may result in higher registration fees in the future.

Drury Plaza Hotel Downtown
$179/night



Cutoff date: September 25, 2024

88 E Nationwide Blvd
Columbus, OH 43215

Drury Plaza Hotel Downtown, Connected via Walkway to the Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Columbus

Newly renovated, the Drury Plaza Hotel Downtown has easy access to the Greater Columbus Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Columbus through an adjoining walkway. The hotel is close to other downtown attractions like the Short North Arts District and The Ohio State University. Shopping at North Market or catching a game in the Arena district is just a short walk away.

Amenities include:
 Indoor/outdoor pool
 Free hot breakfast
 Free Wi-Fi

We’ll be scanning registration badges upon entry to sessions for…

Continuing Education Credits

The AOCC will issue certificates to the email address used in registration within 30-60 days of the end of the conference.

Certificates will be emailed with both total contact hours and separated for those that qualify for CE Credit Hours, Supervision, Ethics. Certificates of attendance can be used as documentation to confirm CEs for multiple licenses and certifications.

The AOCC continues to offer continuing education through multiple sources to support participants seeking license renewal. Please review each session description to identify if it is eligible for CE Credit Hours.

OHIO CSWMFT CLOCK HOURS-LPC, LPCC, LPCC-S, SW, MFT

To receive a certificate with proof of Continuing Education clock hours, participants must have their badges scanned upon entry to the session.

Certificates are available to participants who sign up and attend eligible sessions during the conference, in compliance with OCSWMFT regulations. AOCC will provide LPC/LPCC/LPCC-S/SW/MFT clock hours through CSWMFT for any session noted as being eligible (noted as clock hours in all promotional materials). The Ohio Counseling Association is a counselor, social worker and marriage and family therapist board. (CSWMFT) certified provider of counselor CE Credits (Provider N0RCS031407) and certified to offer both Supervision and Ethics continuing professional education credits.

NATIONAL CERTIFIED COUNSELORS (NCC) THROUGH THE NATIONAL BOARD FOR CERTIFIED COUNSELORS (NBCC) CLOCK HOURS

For active NCCs, you may request a "Continuing Education Verification Request" form directly from NBCC. The form will need to be completed and additional documentation sent directly to NBCC. This process verifies if non-NBCC continuing education activity does or does not meet NBCC continuing education requirements.

To receive a certificate with proof of Continuing Education clock hours, participants must have their badges scanned upon entry to the session.

SCHOOL COUNSELOR CEUS

School counselors wishing to earn CEUs should contact their LPDC to ensure approval of their conference attendance for CEUs.

To receive an AOCC Certificate of Attendance with proof of session attendance, participants must have their badges scanned upon entry to the session.

Certificates will be available to participants who had their badges scanned upon entry to session(s) within 30-60 days of the end of the conference. Submit it to your LPDC for credit upon completion of the conference.

NOTE: Individuals holding a valid school counselor license who are not employed by an educational institution cannot count conference participation toward license renewal unless you opt to receive the graduate credit available.

ALL OTHER LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Please consult with your representative licensure or certification board for the process of post program approval.

Education & Workshops

100+ Educational Sessions for Mental Health and School Counselors, Extended Workshops for In-Depth Learning

Credit Hours

Graduate Credits via Lindenwood University, CE Credit Hours from OCSWMFT

Networking & Resources

Networking with 1,200+ Counselors from across Ohio, Resources from Sponsors and Partners

Thank You to Our Sponsors…

Gold Sponsor

American School Counselor Association

schoolcounselor.org

The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) supports school counselors’ efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. ASCA provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to school counselors around the globe.

Gold Sponsor

SchooLinks

schoolinks.com

SchooLinks is the modern approach to college and career readiness. They ensure staff maximize their time, and students leave high school with goals and a plan. With over 80+ interactive experiences from interest discovery, academic and post-secondary planning, and social emotional learning, SchooLinks offers internship matching, career mentorship, industry partner management and more.

 
Silver Sponsor

I Build America Ohio

ibuildamerica-ohio.com

I Build America Ohio is a website resource that connects students, educators and parents to construction career pathways.

Bronze Sponsor

ADAMH Board of
Franklin County

adamhfranklin.org

ADAMH provides a pathway to health and healing for Franklin County residents seeking resources for addiction and mental health. ADAMH provides help and hope through a network of more than 30 community partners.

Bronze Sponsor

Ruling Our eXperiences

rulingourexperiences.com

Ruling Our eXperiences (ROX) is headquartered in Columbus, OH and is the national leader on programming, research and education for girls. The mission of ROX is to create generations of confident girls who control their relationships, experiences, decisions, and futures.

Bronze Sponsor

Ursuline College – Counseling and Art Therapy

ursuline.edu

Ursuline College Master of Arts in Counseling and Art Therapy Program provides education and training in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and prepares competent, entry level Art Therapists in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) domains.

 

A Continuing Education Opportunity

Over 1,200 counseling professionals will participate and receive continuing education during the All Ohio Counselors Conference 2024. Sessions cover a variety of relevant and timely topics for the counseling profession. The AOCC is co-sponsored by the Ohio School Counselor Association and the Ohio Counseling Association.

The Ohio Counseling Association is also a Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board (CSWMFT) certified provider of Counselor and Social Worker CE credits (Provider No RCS031407). The OCA is certified to offer both Supervision and Ethics continuing professional education credits.

+1 (614) 898-9361    info@aocc.site