Call For Programs

Not All Who Wander Are Lost
January 31st-February 2nd, 2024
The 31st Annual Georgia College Counseling Association Conference
King and Prince Hotel on St. Simons Island, Georgia


The Georgia College Counseling Association is pleased to announce a call for programs for the 31st annual conference!

Topics requested for this upcoming conference include: supervision, cultural humility, diversity and inclusion, eating concerns, trauma. Have expertise or experience in one of those? We would love for you to present!

All presentations must utilize sources from peer-reviewed research, however the presentations do not themselves need to be research oriented. Have an amazing therapy group you want to share about? Great! Developed a unique program at your site? Tell us about it! Noticed trends in college counseling and want to share your perspective? We want to hear it!

Share your wisdom, knowledge, and expertise to an extremely passionate group of folks dedicated to the mission and work of college counseling. Workshops and presentations can be 1.5 hours or 3 hours.

To be considered for our list of conference programs, please complete the online submission form below.

All submissions are accepted through December 1, 2023.

Continuing education credits for counselors can be approved by GCCA as we are an NBCC provider. Applications for CE credits for social workers and psychologists will be submitted once the Call for Programs ends. If you have any issues or questions about your submission, please direct them to our CE Chair and President Mark Taracuk. Thank you, and we look forward to reviewing your submission.

If you have trouble accessing the online form, you may choose to submit a paper copy by clicking HERE. Please complete all fields, and return to Mark Taracuk via email, snail mail, or fax. His contact information can be found within the downloadable form.

Annual Conference Program Submission Form

  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Presenter Information

  • If a second co-presenter will be present, please include the following: Second co-presenter name, degree/credentials, name of institution, institution address, phone, email.
  • Program Details

  • If you have a scheduling conflict, please indicate your preferred presentation date (February 1-3). Otherwise, please leave this section blank and you will be scheduled based on coordination with other presenters.
  • List which NBCC-approved Continuing Education Content Area this program directly relates to (see and click Content Areas tab)
  • Brief summary of workshop content for marketing purposes. Include how this workshop substantively addresses some aspect of the counseling profession, as identified by the NBCC content areas listed in the previous box.
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    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 256 MB, Max. files: 2.
    • Learning Objectives

      GUIDELINES: Must have at least one learning objective for every credit hour request. For example: two objectives for 1.5 to 2 hours, three objectives for 3 hours, etc. (refer to Learning objectives must be observable and measurable. Learning objectives should (1) focus on the learner, (2) contain action verbs that describe measureable behaviors, and (3) focus on skills that can be applied in psychological practice or other professional environments. Verbs to USE when writing learning objectives: - list, describe, recite, write - compute, discuss, explain, predict - apply, demonstrate, prepare, use - analyze, design, select, utilize - compile, create, plan, revise - assess, compare, rate, critique Verbs to AVOID when writing learning objectives - know, understand - learn, appreciate - become aware of, become familiar with
    • Research Component

      Please cite at least three (3) peer-reviewed research studies that have been published within the past five (5) years that you will refer to during your presentation. This is a requirement. Optionally, if you will also will refer to older articles and/or books, please list those too. Please list citations according to the latest APA format
    • Presenter Qualifications

    • Please list presenter(s) expertise for instruction in this particular topic area. If more than one presenter, please list program content each presenter will discuss during the program. This may also serve as a brief bio when introducing presenter(s)
    • Drop files here or
      Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 256 MB, Max. files: 10.
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