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Conference History

The first Great Lakes Regional Counseling Psychology Conference was held in 1988 at Ohio State University in Columbus, OH.  Since that time, nine different universities have hosted the conference--now in its 25th consecutive year.  This year, in 2012, Purdue proudly hosts this student-friendly, 2-day event on Friday and Saturday, March 23rd and 24th. 

 

Year

Previous Hosts

Theme

2012

Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN

Searching for Cultural Understanding: An Intentional Focus on Diversity, Social Justice, and Internationalization

2011

Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

Progress in Science and Practice

2010

University of Akron                    Akron, OH

Counseling Psychology: Expanding the Horizon 

2009

Ball State University
Muncie, IN

From Results to Action: Applying Research on Diversity

2008

Western Michigan University      Kalamazoo, MI

Counseling Psychologists as Scientist-Practitioners in a Changing World

2007

University of Akron                    Akron, OH

 

2006

Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN

Counseling Psychology on Campus: Research, Training, and Practice

2005

Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

Working the Hyphen: Integrating Science and Practice in Counseling Psychology

2004

Ball State University
Muncie, IN

Accountability in Graduate Training: Everything I need to Know?

2003

Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI

Counseling psychology: Building Bridges – Making a World of Difference

2002

Michigan State University
East Lancing, MI

From Ambivalence to Action: Strengthening Our Investment in Positive Psychology

2001

University of Akron
Akron, OH

Counseling Psychology: Rooted in the Past, Branching into the Future

2000

Ball State University
Muncie, IN

Socially Engaged Counseling Psychologists: Advocacy, Action, and Accountability

1999

The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

 

1998

Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

From Personhood to Policy: Exploring the Identity of Counseling Psychology

1997

Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI

Celebrating Counseling Psychology

1996

Ball State University
Muncie, IN

 

1995

Kent State University
Kent, OH

 

1994

University of Notre Dame
South Bend, IN

 

1993

Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

 

1992

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

 

1991

Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI

 

1990

University of Akron
Akron, OH

 

1989

Ball State University
Muncie, IN

 

1988

The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH