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The 2019 conference will be Nov. 6-9

Pre-Conference Learning Institutes: Wednesday, Nov. 6 and Thursday Nov. 7. *Separate registration required

Enjoy keynotes and breakouts Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9

*Read all the way to the bottom for venue and parking details 

ICA & ISCA 2019 Annual Conference

Mindfulness: Compassion, Awareness & Resilience

 November 6-9, 2019

Boise Centre East


*Pre-Conference Learning Institutes  

*Separate registration required

Wednesday, November 6  

 Building Resilient Families through use of the Strengthening Families Protective Factors to lead to Healthy Outcome for Positive Experiences (HOPE). 

Integrated Behavioral Health: Professional Pathways, Practice Development and Application for Counselors.

Creating Ethical Practical Strategies for Supervision: An Advanced Supervision Workshop

Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision

Ethical Considerations for Counselors in Schools and Private Practice (3 hrs)

Helping the Healers: Understanding, Recognizing, and Responding to Vicarious Trauma

Affective Neuroscience for Counselors: The science of emotion

Trauma Doesn't Have to be a Life Sentence!


Thursday, November 7 

Play Therapy with the Neurodiverse

Learning the Ins and Out of the New ASCA Model- 4th Edition 

The Road To Awesome 

Counseling Autistic Individual 

Brain Love: Proactive Counseling Practices and Interventions Based on the Latest Research in Neuroscience, Trauma, and Positive Psychology 

Introduction to Play Therapy 



Pre-Conference Registration

2019 Conference

Earn 13 CE Friday & Saturday

Breakouts & Schedule

Friday, November 8 
(7 CE)

Events we'd like to highlight:

  • Registration on the 2nd floor

  • Half hour in the morning for social networking and poster presentation

  • Keynote Kent A. Corso, PsyD, BCBA-D Learn more here!

  • Graduate Student Event

  • Division Distinguished Presenters

  • Division Business Meetings 

  • Social Networking late night meet up at Gas Lantern in downtown Boise

Saturday November 9
(6 CE)

Events we'd like to highlight: 

  • Registration and breakfast

  • Keynote Michael Sapiro, PsyD presents "Exploring the Ground of Being"

  • Annual Awards Luncheon

  • Afternoon of breakout sessions

  • Closing Ceremony


Parking & Venue Information

Boise Centre East

Address: 850 W Front St

Boise, Idaho | 83702

Venue & Hotel Information

Please note that ICA/ISCA will not validate parking. 

Directions & Parking

We hope to see you there! Don't forget to register under fall rates before they increase to the onsite rate! 

Register for the Conference

Nearby Parking

9th & Front Street Garage

Across Front Street from Boise Centre
Corner of 9th and Front Streets
Entrance on Ninth Street

10th & Front Street Garage

Across 9th Street from Boise Centre and attached to Hotel 43
230 S. 10th Street
Entrance on S. 10th Street

Capitol & Main Garage

770 W. Main Street
Entrances on Main and Idaho


The first hour is free – each additional hour is $3.00
Weekday maximum is $15.00

Weekend maximum is $6.00

Directions & Parking

Fall rates end October 31. After that only Onsite registration is available at an additional cost. Hurry and register before rates raise! 


Workshops & Events


Events posted on this website do not represent the views and opinions of the Idaho School Counselors Association. 


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2019 ICA ISCA SUPER Conference
Pre-Conference: November 6 & 7
Conference: November 8 & 9
Boise Centre
*ISCA Members contact Randi Brattin for Code


-Rachel Jensen from Raft River Schools in the Cassia School District nominated as 2019 Idaho School Counselor of the Year and represented Idaho at the National ASCA conference in February.

-Superintendent Ybarra developed a new initiative, Keep Idaho Students Safe (KISS) designed to help schools focus on strategies for prevention of suicide, bullying, violence, and more. More information can be found HERE

-ISCA Board Members have recently developed a Counselor Evaluation and are in the beginning stages of advocating this to legislators. Get your first look at it here!

-Approximately 100 Counselors convened at the Capitol Building Feb 16th, to meet and greet Idaho Legislators. Counselors discussed current ballot initiatives and provided more information to Legislators about their current roles.

-A list to the Best Online Colleges of 2017 has been released by Check it out here 

-ISCA Board Members have been working hard to advocate for all Idaho School Counselors. An updated Counselor Job Description for Professional School Counselors that incorporates components of the ASCA Model has been developed. Get the first look at it here!!





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