AGAPE Counseling and Psychological Services in conjunction with the Lipscomb University Department of Graduate Psychology and Counseling present: Caring Connections, a professional conference for counselors and pastoral care providers on Friday, May 10, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., in the Ezell Center on Lipscomb's campus.
The conference will feature more than 27 programs and 29 speakers, an exhibit hall and an optional internship and networking luncheon.
Topics discussed in sessions throughout the day include: conflict, practical approaches for church leaders, Christian life coaching, family systems, couples therapy, supervision ethics and surviving marital infidelity.
To see a full schedule of all the sessions, click here.
Several Lipscomb professors will be among the speakers, including Jake Morris, Ph.D., LPC/MHSP; Chris Gonzalez, Ph.D., LMFT; Melanie H. Morris, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, HSP; and Earl Lavendar, Ph.D.
In addition, a keynote dinner featuring Eric McPherson and Mike Runcie will be held on Thursday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the Ezell Center on the topic of “The Art of Caring like Christ.” The speakers will explore the ways that Jesus interacted with people to bring them hope and healing and certainly to make them think; all designed to bring about change in their lives.
Continuing education credits are available for attending. Cost is $105 per person, $95 for group participants, $55 for pastoral care providers and $25 for students. The optional internship and networking luncheon costs $16.50 and the Thursday keynote dinner costs $30.
For more information or to register, click here.