33rd Annual Counseling Centers
of New York (CCNY) Conference

Pre-conference: June 3, 2015
Conference: June 4 and 5, 2015




Deadline Extended: Monday, March 9th, 9am

Please consider submitting a proposal to share your experiences, programs, research, successes and/or challenges (see link at left).  We encourage you to partner with faculty, practitioners in related disciplines (e.g., health promotion, dietician, etc.), and colleagues from other campuses. Take this opportunity to get involved and share your work with your colleagues in a welcoming conference environment.

All conference breakout sessions will be 1 hour and 15 minutes in length, although we invite proposals that span across two break-out sessions to allow for more in-depth and advanced experiences. Along with the great variety of clinical service oriented programs typically proposed, based on feedback from our CCNY colleagues, we are actively seeking program submissions in the following areas:

  • AOD/Substance abuse
  • Violence prevention /sexual and relationship violence response
  • Leadership/administration development
  • Outcome assessment
  • Strategies for managing increased demand for service

Program proposal deadline extended: now due by Monday, March 9th, 9am.  We hope to make decisions regarding the final conference program by April 1.  We’ve moved up the deadline for submissions this year; our hope is that this will give folks more time to review the conference offerings in order to make informed decisions about attending. 

Please return the Program Submittal Form (link at left) to: Anne Kearney at kearneae@lemoyne.edu  Call Anne if you have any questions (315-445-4195).

We look forward to receiving your program proposals and hope that the semester is off to a great start!

Anne Kearney, Susan Pasco, and Cory Wallack


Greetings CCNY colleagues,
I hope this message finds you all doing well.  On behalf of the 33rd annual CCNY conference planning team, I wanted to provide a brief update on our conference planning and get a preliminary attendance straw poll.  As a reminder, the conference is being co-hosted by Lemoyne College and Syracuse University, and will be held on the SU campus.  The pre-conference is June 3rd, with the conference itself on the 4th and 5th.  
Our pre-conference session will be co-led by Dr. Ian Birky (Director, Lehigh University Counseling and Psychological Services) and Dr. Nicole Ruzek (Clinical Director/Group Coordinator, University of Virginia, Counseling & Psychological Services).  The topic of this all-day pre-conference session will be building and sustaining an effective group therapy program.  They will address philosophy, structure, and factors that contribute to a successful group program and they will also lead experiential exercises to deepen clinicians skills in leading groups.  Space at this pre-conference will be limited to 75 attendees.
Our conference will kick off on Thursday, June 4th, with key note speaker Dr. Greg Eells, Director at Cornell University’s Counseling and Psychological Services Center.  Dr. Eells will be speaking with us about building resiliency among Counseling Center staff. 
The formal call for session proposals will be coming out later this week, so please begin thinking about proposal ideas. Likewise, we will also be opening registration shortly.  
We're looking forward to seeing many of you in Syracuse in June.
Cory Wallack, Ph.D.
Syracuse University Counseling Center
200 Walnut Place
Syracuse, NY 13244

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