upcoming event: death, dying & grief

Join us February 23rd at the Mark Spencer. Be ready to delve into new ideas around how to support your clients when they come up against bereavement. Up to 6 CE Units of Cultural Competency available.

Speakers & Topics:

"Grief Basics & Cultural Components of Death" (3 CEs)
Anissa Rogers, Ph.D., LCSW & Melinda Laus, M.S., LMHC

"Working with Children and Teens Experiencing Grief & Loss" (2 CEs)
Jana DeCristofaro, LCSW, The Dougy Center

"Death in the Workplace" (1 CE)
Susan B. Zall, LPC, NCC

2017 conference: the constant of change

Our vision this year is to inspire thoughtful reflection around Ethical Counseling: Embracing Diversity. Thank you to our amazing speakers for sharing their messages with us, our beautiful counseling community for coming out, and to Brenda Hanson, Conference Committee Chair, for making the whole thing come together :)

We're uploading the slides from the keynote and breakout presentations as we get them. You'll find them in the links below next to the speaker's name.


ORCA is in Support of Measure 101

Our upcoming special election on January 23rd gives us the opportunity to continue funding the Oregon Health Plan, a vital source of support for the physical and mental health of Oregon's most vulnerable individuals. We strongly support this measure passing.

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