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Atlantic Region

Atlantic Region:

  • Delaware (DE)
  • District of Columbia (DC)
  • Maryland (MD)
  • Pennsylvania (PA)
  • Virginia (VA)
  • West Virginia (WV) 

Please visit the Atlantic Region Website at http://aapcatlantic.org/

Regional Chair: Rev. Dr. Martha A. Brown  marthabrown@verizon.net

AAPC ATLANTIC REGION 2016 CONFERENCE
Laying Aside our Swords: Healing through Acceptance and Forgiveness

Plenary:  Michael Lee Cook, Th.D.
November 11-12 - Neumann University - Ashton, PA

NOTE: * Please enter the quantity of tickets to purchase and NOT the $dollar amount when registering online

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Keynote Speaker:  Michael Lee Cook (LMFT), lecturer in Pastoral Care and Counseling at Columbia Theological Seminary and in private practice at Micah Counseling Services where he offers spiritually-integrated psychotherapy and clinical supervision.

Plenary Speaker: Michael Lee Cook, Th.D serves as Lecturer in Pastoral Care and Counseling at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. He is also a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and AAMFT Approved Supervisor in private practice at Micah Counseling Services where he provides spiritually-integrated psychotherapy and clinical supervision. His research and teaching interests include adoption, family studies, leadership and emotional intelligence, interpersonal psychology, pastoral theology, and social constructionism. He is the author of Black Fatherhood, Adoption, and Theology: A Contextual Analysis and Response (2015) and has written peer-reviewed journal articles in the areas of family life and pastoral psychotherapy. Dr. Cook holds the M.Div. from Duke University Divinity School and the Th.D. from Columbia Theological Seminary and has lectured and served as a panelist at a number of academic and professional conferences. Dr. Cook is a Clinical Fellow in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), member in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC), and a member of the Society for Pastoral Theology (SPT). He is ordained in the Baptist tradition and shares an affiliation with the Episcopal Church. Michael was born and raised in Vidalia, Georgia (i.e., “the sweet onion city”) and is married to Crystal Wells Cook. They are the proud parents of Myles and Lauren. In addition, he served honorably in the U.S. Army Infantry Corps, is a veteran of the Gulf War, and enjoys golfing and running.

Information about Breakout Sessions will be published in the Region’s eNewsletter and available on the Region’s website: http://aapcatlantic.org/

SCHEDULE

Friday, November 11, 2016

5:00-6:00 pm                Registration / Social Hour

6:00-7:00 pm                Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres

7:00-8:30 pm                Group Activity – Laying Aside Our Swords 

Saturday, November 12, 2016

8:30-9:00 am                Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:15 am                Opening Reflection

9:15-9:20 am                Welcome

9:20-10:50 am              Plenary: by Michael Lee Cook, Th.D

10:50-11:00 am             Coffee Break

11:00-12:00 pm             Panel Response to the Plenary

12:00-1:00 pm              Luncheon and Break

1:00-2:15 pm                Workshop Session 1 (select one of 3 concurrent workshops)

2:15-2:30 pm                Break

2:30-3:45 pm                Workshop Session 2 (select one of 3 concurrent workshops)

3:45-4:00 pm                Break

4:00-5:00 pm                Emerging Professionals and Scholars Poster Presentation (with dessert reception)

5:15-6:00 pm                Election of New Leadership / Closing Reflection / Business Meting

LODGING

Lodging is available at the following two locations:

Crowne Plaza Wilmington North [Book your group rate: AAPC Room Block >> ]

630 Naamans Roads

Claymont, DE 19703

Reservations can be made by calling 1.800.227.6963 or 302.792.2700 using the name American Association of Pastoral Counselors to receive the special group rate. The group code is: AAP

King Bedroom                     $119.00 + taxes and fees

Queen Bedroom  $119.00 + taxes and fees

Reservations must be made before October 12, 2016. 

Concordville Inn [Book your group rate: AAPC Room Block >> ]

Route 322 and Route 1

Concordville, PA 19331

Reservations can be made by calling 610-459-2230 using the name American Association of Pastoral Counselors to receive the special group rate. The group code is: AAPC1111

Counselors to receive the special group rate.

Non-Smoking Double                         $109.00 + taxes and fees

Non-Smoking Executive King          $129 + taxes and fees

Reservations must be made before October 11, 2016.

 REGISTRATION FEES

 (Includes heavy Hors d’oeuvres on Friday plus breakfast, lunch, and dessert reception on Saturday)
ITEM

ITEM                  Early Bird Rate      Early Bird Rate      Rate                 Rate                  Cost

                         Fri & Sat               Sat Only             Fri & Sat            Sat Only                

                         Before 10/1             Before 10/1                After 10/1               After 10/1              _______

Member                          $90                         $75                         $100                        $85                      ______

Registration Fee

 

Non-Member                    $100                       $85                         $110                       $95                       _______

 

Retired Member                $80                         $65                         $90                         $75                      _______

 

Student (ID Req.)             $35                         $25                         $45                         $35                      _______

 CEUs (up to 3 may

Be earned)                      $25                         $25                         $25                         $25                       _______

 

TOTAL                                                                                                                                                    ________

*Students must present their student ID at the registration table.Note: Students who volunteer a minimum of two hours and students who present a workshop or poster must still pay the registration fee; however, they will be reimbursed with a $25 gift card after the conference.     

CEUs

National Certified Counselors have the option to receive between 1 - 3 CEUs depending upon conference attendance. Those attending on both Friday evening and Saturday will have the option to earn 3 CEUs. Those attending only on Saturday will have the option to earn 3 CEUs. The price for CEUs is $25 regardless of the number earned.  

DIETARY RESTRICTIONS

Please list any dietary restrictions (e.g., vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free, etc.)

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Member Status Select One:

_AAPC Member

_Student / Student Member

_Non-Member

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Select One:

_First Time AAPC Atlantic Region Attendee

_Returning Time AAPC Atlantic Region Attendee





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