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2017 Fall Conference

November 8-10, 2017
Hilton Columbus/Polaris
Wednesday, November 8th, 6:00—9:00
Scientific Thinking: A Basis for Ethical Practice: Kathy McNamara, Ph.D., NCSP
Thursday and Friday, November 9-10th
Adding to the Toolbox: Student Safety & Counseling Strategies
Linda M. Kanan, Ph.D., and Kathy Minke, Ph.D.
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Registration Form:
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Presenter Interviews:
Dr. Linda M. Kanan
Dr. Kathy Minke
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Hilton Columbus/Polaris: Room Rates $135 (single/double) to Oct. 8 or until sold out
Booking Closed
Candlewood Suites Polaris: Room Rates $109-119 (single/double) to Oct. 27 or until sold out
Booking Closed
Online Registration:
MCE/CEU Credits: 
Ethics: 3 hours; Thursday: 6.25 hours; Friday: 5.75 hours
The Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board has approved CEUs for its licensees. Ethics: 3 hours (does not qualify for ethics credit through the board); Thursday: 5.5 hours; Friday: 5.75 hours
College Credit:
One graduate credit through Ashland University will be available for those who attend all of the Thursday and Friday sessions of the OSPA Fall Conference on both November 9th and 10th. The cost will be $175. Attendees can make arrangements upon checking in at the registration table on Thursday morning.
Please email Rob Kubick at with any questions.
Vendors interested in an exhibitor table during the Thursday and Friday conference sessions may contact the OSPA Office at