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MoCDA & ACAM Spring 2019 Conference - Promoting Wellness: Engaging the Whole Person

  • April 05, 2019
  • 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center


  • If you're a member of MoCDA and not ACAM, please use this registration type.
  • If you're interested in attending the MoCDA and ACAM conference as a non-MoCDA member, Please first fill out the MoCDA membership application, and then move forward with this registration type.

    The MoCDA membership application is available via the home page of the Mo-cda.org website.
  • If you have a presentation selected for the MoCDA & ACAM conference, you will qualify for a discounted rate. Please use the registration code you received with your selection approval email to register.
  • Graduate Student participants may register at a discounted rate using this registration type.

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The Missouri Career Development Association (MoCDA) and American Counseling Association of Missouri (ACAM) have teamed up to bring its members a joint 2019 Professional Development Conference.

This year’s conference will focus on the holistic approach to career development as counselors and career practitioners have the opportunity to engage in conversations that affect all types of clients/students. This partnership will provide participants the opportunity to learn and engage with counselors and career professionals from a variety of environments including  higher education, K-12 schools, agencies, private practice, corporate, and government.

Conference Keynote Speaker: Dr. Hyung Joon Yoon, SPHR, Trustee-at-Large for the National Career Development Association Board of Directors.

Our Keynote Speaker is made possible through a National Career Development Association Grant that the Missouri Career Development Association has been awarded three years consecutively. MoCDA and ACAM are excited to hear from Dr. Hyung Joon Yoon as he provides insights into how to engage in hope-centered career development while engaging the whole person.

Conference Theme: Promoting Wellness: Engaging the Whole Person

Event Date: Friday, April 5, 2019

Event Location: Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center (Independence, MO)

Event Time: 7:00am - 6:30pm CST

  • Check-in: 7:00am - 7:45am
  • Opening & Announcements: 7:45am - 8:00am
  • Session 1: 8:00am - 9:30am
  • Session 2: 9:40am - 11:10am
  • Keynote Address & Lunch: 11:20am - 12:50pm
  • Session 3: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Session 4: 2:40pm - 4:10pm
  • Session 5: 4:20pm - 5:50pm
  • Happy Hour at Hotel: 6:30pm

Pre-Conference Annual Meeting & Networking

Join MoCDA on Thursday evening prior to the conference to network with other members and participate in our annual meeting. 

Event Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019

Event Location: Los Cabos Restaurant (located in parking lot adjacent to Stoney Creek Hotel)

Event Time: 7:00pm

MoCDA will provide light appetizers for all in attendance. Please let us know if you can attend this event by submitting your RSVP at: MoCDA 2019 Annual Meeting & Networking.

Hotel Accommodations

For those members coming in for the Thursday evening or if anyone is interested in staying for the entire ACAM conference, a discounted hotel rate is available.

Deluxe King & Queen Rooms - $109/night from April 3rd-6th

Group Room Code: 116256

Hotel Phone Number: 816-908-9600

Lunch Provided

Lunch will be provided during the conference. Details about the meal will be provided soon. If you have any specific dietary needs, please contact Jonnae Hill at jonnae.hill@rockhurst.edu.

Refund Policy

For anyone needing to cancel their registration, full refunds will be available until March 15, 2019. After this date you may transfer your registration to another attendee by notifying Jonnae Hill at jonnae.hill@rockhurst.edu, but no partial refunds will be available.

Additional Information

If you are interested in attending the entire 3-day ACAM conference, please register at https://acaom.wildapricot.org/event-3099999.

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