University Conference 

Southeast's Student Research Conference 

The Annual Southeast Missouri State University Student Research Conference encourages research by undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines and provides a setting for students to present their work in a professional manner. Sponsored by: The Department of Psychology and Counseling, Psi Chi (Honor Society for Psychology), and the Psychology Club. 

Regional Conferences 

Midwestern Psychological Association 

The purpose of the MPA annual meeting is to share research across all areas of psychology. The annual meeting features invited addresses and talks from leading psychologists across the United States, papers and posters addressing a wide range of topics in current psychological science, workshops addressing the teaching of psychology, research methods, and statistics, and discussion groups, roundtables, and social events where members can share ideas and interests. Three affiliate groups also present as part of MPA. Those include Psi Chi, The Society for Teaching Psychology, and The Society for Community Research and Action. 

Southwestern Psychological Association 

SWPA works to promote and strengthen psychology’s scientific, professional, and educational facets. At its annual meeting, SWPA offers paper, poster, continuing education sessions, workshops, symposia, and invited talks. SWPA prides itself on serving the psychological community by providing access to scientific advances and professional development within a collegial atmosphere. Students are welcomed and treated as active and valued participants in the discipline. 

State and Local Conferences 

Missouri Psychological Association Conference 

Join us June 1-2 for MOPA 2020: Missouri's leading conference for psychologists and mental health professionals. Please join us for this premier CEU event, featuring some of the area's top psychologists and Keynote Speaker, Dr. John Briere. 

Missouri School Counselor Association 

The Missouri School Counselor Association is a dynamic professional organization that has officially served school counselors of Missouri since 1948. MSCA was founded to help persons interested in school counseling make the most effective use of their skills and talents in services to students, parents, school personnel, and community members. 

Southeast Missouri School Counselor Association 

The Southeast Missouri School Counselor Association is one of twelve regions within the Missouri School Counselor Association (MSCA). Our region serves school counselors in the following counties: Butler, Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Dunklin, Iron (except Iron Co. C-4), Madison, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Perry, Reynolds, Ripley, St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve, Scott, Stoddard, Washington, and Wayne. 

National and International Conferences 

American Psychological Association 

We are currently accepting proposals for APA 2019, the premier annual event showcasing the many ways psychology is helping improve lives and solve some of the world’s most intractable problems. Psychology is a force for good, and APA is a force for psychology. Share your expertise at APA 2019 and help us move psychology—and society—forward. 

Association for Psychological Science 

The APS Convention brings together more than 4,000 scientists from disciplines spanning the full spectrum of psychological science. Gain insights on research and trends from world-renowned psychological scientists, improve your skills and deepen your knowledge, and forge life-long collaborations with colleagues. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to become better at what you love and further your career. 

Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 

SIOP is the premier membership organization for those practicing and teaching I-O psychology. While an independent organization with its own governance, SIOP also represents Division 14 of the American Psychological Association and is an organizational affiliate of the Association for Psychological Science. I-O psychology is a dynamic and growing field that encompasses workplace issues at the individual and organizational level. I-O psychologists apply research that improves the well-being and performance of people and the organizations that employ them. This involves everything from workforce planning, employee selection, and leader development to studying job attitudes and job motivation, implementing work teams, and facilitating organizational change. 

American Counseling Association 

Develop. Advance. Promote. 

Save the date for the ACA 2019 Conference and Expo - where counselors come to learn and grown: 

  • Develop your career with access to the highest quality resources and training for professional counselors. 
  • Advance the counseling field. This is the place where you can advocate, engage, and take action. 
  • And promote human dignity and the importance of helping others. 
  • There's no better place to demonstrate your commitment to the counseling profession by updating your skills, enhancing your knowledge, and broadening your horizons—all in one very special place! 

American Mental Health Counselors Association 

The American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) is the leading national organization for licensed clinical mental health counselors. AMHCA strives to be the go-to organization for licensed clinical mental health counselors for advocacy, education, leadership, and collaboration. Our organization provides the backbone of resources needed for clinical mental health counselors to thrive in today's world. 

American School Counselor Association 

Join approximately 3,600 school counseling professionals for four days of inspirational keynote sessions, informative breakout sessions, in-depth looks at hot topics in the school counseling profession and networking opportunities galore. Meet school counselors from across the country and around the globe you can call on again and again for help throughout the year and take home valuable, practical tips you can put into practice immediately.  

Association for Play Therapy International Conference 

The Annual APT International Conference and Exposition is committed to providing graduate level training and education, fostering the exchange of ideas, and providing networking opportunities to professionals across disciplines. Counselors, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, graduate students, and other mental health professionals can select from over 55 educational workshops over a 6-day event offered every October. Nearly 1000 attendees earn 35-40 hours of continuing education approved for state licensure and play therapy credentialing. 

Association of Professional Behavior Analysts 

The annual Association of Professional Behavior Analysts convention is the premier conference on the science-based practice of applied behavior analysis (ABA). As in previous years, the program for the 2018 convention comprises presentations by carefully selected invited speakers combined with peer-reviewed research symposia, panel discussions, panel presentations, posters, and student papers. The convention will also provide multiple opportunities for social and professional networking in one convenient, congenial setting. 

Association for Behavior Analysis International 

Since 1974, the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) has been the primary membership organization for those interested in the philosophy, science, application, and teaching of behavior analysis. ABAI provides many services to its members and the field. 

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