School of Psychology & Counseling

The Practitioner-Scholar Conference at Hampton Roads

Saturday, April 12, 2014 9am - 3pm. Please see Tentative Schedule for further details
Hosted by Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA
Poster Submission Form - Submission Deadline Extended to April 4, 2014 at 11:59pm

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Cultivate Your Career

Cultivating Your Career: Building your niche in the dynamic disciplines of psychology and counseling

The Practitioner-Scholar Conference is designed for students and practitioners of psychology and counseling, at all levels of training and expertise.

Conference tracks include:
Undergraduate Track
Graduate School Track
Professional Psychology Track

Our goal is to present opportunities for

  • Education
  • Networking
  • Mentoring

We also seek to provide a venue for students to gain professional presentation experience and to facilitate collaboration within the local community and across mental health disciplines.

The Practitioner-Scholar Conference is planning a variety of programs designed to enhance competencies, inspire future research initiatives, and promote awareness.

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2014 Conference Objectives to be offered this year:

  • Becoming active participants in the development of our evolving field
  • Providing opportunities for students and professionals to participate in advance training and professional development
  • Inspiring future research initiatives and training opportunities
  • To encourage the collaboration of various disciplines within the field of mental health
  • Creating mentoring/networking opportunities between developing and established professionals
  • Offering training in empirically based interventions to trainees and professionals

General Conference Schedule

9:00am-9:30am: Conference and CE Registration
9:30am-10:30am: Breakout Session #1
10:30am-10:45am: Comfort Break
10:45am-10:50am: Welcome by the Executive Team
10:50am-12:20pm: Keynote Address
12:20pm-12:35pm: Comfort Break
12:35pm-1:35pm: Breakout Session #2
1:35pm-1:50pm: Comfort Break
1:50pm-2:50pm: Conference Closing Ceremony
2:50pm-3:30pm: Social Hour and Poster Session

The mission of the Practitioner-Scholar Conference is to embrace the Vail model of graduate training, advancing knowledge, skills, and competencies through a distinct focus on clinical integration. We are set apart by our commitment to connecting research, theory, and practice through education, collaboration, and professional development.

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Registration includes conference materials as well as food and beverages.

Early Registration Cost:
$25 for High School and Undergraduate Students
$35 for Graduate Students
$45 for Professionals

Communications Representative
Lydia Steele
(865) 312-3160

Program Chair
Shané Gill


Regent University