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Houston Licensed Professional Counselors Association

Upcoming events

    • 11/03/2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)
    Register

    "Ethics: Resolving Ethical Issues in Mental Health Settings"                     by David Bueno Martin, MA, LPC-S                       https://www.martincounseling.com/


    Program Description - Ethical guidelines for Mental Health professionals.

    Learning Objectives:  Participants will be able to:

    ● Understand the importance of professional values and ethics in mental health settings.

    ● Identify the role and the impact of law in mental health settings.

    ● Recognize and distinguish between problematic and non problematic boundary issues in mental health settings.

    ● Describe ways mental health practitioners can prevent unethical or illegal behaviors in daily practice.

    ● Identify elements and conditions of informed consent.

    ● Identify a protocol for ethical decision-making.


    About our presenter:

    Mr. Martin is the owner and founder of Martin Counseling, PLLC. He leads a team of therapists providing counseling and mental health services for people struggling with behavioral, emotional or relational issues. He also supervises counselors holding a temporary license (interns) and practicum students. He holds a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor and a Licensure in Psychology (equivalent to a Master's degree) from the University of Malaga (Spain). Mr. Martin is originally from Spain. He is fully bilingual (English/Spanish).

    He is the Founder of  HoustonLPC.com, a free referral service for counseling and a social networking platform for mental health professionals in the Greater Houston area. 

    This is a link to the area job board he hosts.  http://houstonlpc.com/jobs/


    Pre-registration is required. 

    On-line payment only. Please contact PLawlorLPC2018@gmail.com if this is an issue. 

    NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN.

    Check-in begins at 8:30 am.

    A light continental breakfast will be available.

    HLPCA Professional member early registration $35.00 thru 10/12/18

    HLPCA Professional member late registration $60.00 thru Friday 10/26/18

    LPC-i and Graduate Student registration $15.00 thru Friday 10/26/18 

    Non-member early registration $55.00 thru 10/12/18

    Non-member late registration $70.00 thru Friday 10/26/18

    Become a member PRIOR to registering for the workshop and pay the member price.  Then enjoy membership through 12/31/19.   www.houstonlpcassociation.org Click on join us.

    Limited seating at the door $75.00- all registrants- Check, credit card, or exact change only please.

    HLPCA is an approved CEU provider for LPC, LMSW, LMFT, & LCDC in Texas. Please check with your licensing board to verify other approvals.

    Please contact Patti Lawlor at PLawlorLPC2018@gmail.com with questions.


    • 12/07/2018
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Frank's Americana Revival, 3736 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77027


    • 01/11/2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    Join us to learn about Somatic Experiencing!  


    Presented by:

     Jeanna Gomez, LCSW, LADAC, CPC, SEP, BASE-P

    Houston SE Training Lead Assistant and Provider.  


    Check back soon for more information on this program!

    Schedule:

    6:30 - 6:45 Check-in

    6:45 - 7:00 Introductions and opportunities for members to share announcements

    7:00 - 8:30 CEU Presentation






    • 02/08/2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    Check back soon for more information!

    Schedule:

    6:30 - 6:45 Check-in

    6:45 - 7:00 Introductions and opportunities for members to share announcements

    7:00 - 8:30 CEU Presentation






    • 03/08/2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    Check back soon for more information!

    Schedule:

    6:30 - 6:45 Check-in

    6:45 - 7:00 Introductions and opportunities for members to share announcements

    7:00 - 8:30 CEU Presentation






    • 04/12/2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    Check back soon for more information!

    Schedule:

    6:30 - 6:45 Check-in

    6:45 - 7:00 Introductions and opportunities for members to share announcements

    7:00 - 8:30 CEU Presentation






    • 05/10/2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    Check back soon for more information!

    Schedule:

    6:30 - 6:45 Check-in

    6:45 - 7:00 Introductions and opportunities for members to share announcements

    7:00 - 8:30 CEU Presentation






    • 06/14/2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, ROOM TBD! Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    ROOM CHANGE THIS MONTH ONLY!  We are working on determining where on the HBU campus this month's meeting will be held.  Check back for details.

    Check back soon for more information!

    Schedule:

    6:30 - 6:45 Check-in

    6:45 - 7:00 Introductions and opportunities for members to share announcements

    7:00 - 8:30 CEU Presentation






    • 07/12/2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    We plan to hold a summer social in July - we love this chance to meet everyone in a laidback atmosphere to get to know each other better!  Date, time, and place to be determined.






    • 08/09/2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    Check back soon for more information!

    Schedule:

    6:30 - 6:45 Check-in

    6:45 - 7:00 Introductions and opportunities for members to share announcements

    7:00 - 8:30 CEU Presentation






    • 09/13/2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    Check back soon for more information!

    Schedule:

    6:30 - 6:45 Check-in

    6:45 - 7:00 Introductions and opportunities for members to share announcements

    7:00 - 8:30 CEU Presentation






    • 10/11/2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    Check back soon for more information!

    Schedule:

    6:30 - 6:45 Check-in

    6:45 - 7:00 Introductions and opportunities for members to share announcements

    7:00 - 8:30 CEU Presentation






    • 11/09/2019
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Houston Baptist University, in the Hinton Center Building Room 139. Use entrance #3 off Beechnut. (7502 Fondren, Houston, TX 77074)

    Check back soon for more details and information on registering for our three hour ethics workshop.






    • 12/13/2019
    • TBD

    Check back later for date and location!  We look forward to celebrating the holidays with you!

Past events

10/12/2018 October Monthly CEU Meeting: Snacks and a Movie. Special start time- 6:30pm
10/06/2018 Walk for Mental Health Awareness
09/14/2018 September Monthly CEU Meeting: "Becoming a LGBTQ Competent Mental Health Professional
08/10/2018 August Monthly CEU Meeting: ME! ME! ME! Menninger's Clinic Presentation on Personality Disorders
07/13/2018 July Social Networking event-members and non-members -- No CEUs. Come check us out!!
06/08/2018 June Monthly CEU Meeting: Disaster Preparedness for Counselors: Using Psychological First Aid to Support Individuals Through Disasters and Crises
05/11/2018 May Monthly CEU Meeting: Embodied trauma: Integrating Trauma-Informed Yoga into Therapy
04/13/2018 April Monthly CEU Meeting: Getting the Most Out Of Supervision (plus our yearly intern welcome!)
03/09/2018 March Monthly CEU Meeting: Treatment and Evaluation of Adult Sex Offenders
02/09/2018 February Monthly CEU Meeting - After the Storm: Lessons learned from the mental health community following Hurricane Harvey
01/12/2018 January Monthly CEU Meeting: TMS Therapy: A Unique and Proven Approach to Treating Depression
12/08/2017 HLPCA Holiday Mix and Mingle II- (MEMBERS only event)
11/11/2017 3 Hour Ethics Workshop- “Boundaries and Ethical Dilemmas for Texas LPCs while working with Challenging Clients and Difficult Situations”
10/13/2017 October CEU Meeting: The Art of Self-care and Avoiding Compassion Fatigue
09/08/2017 CANCELED!! September CEU Meeting: The Art of Self-care and Avoiding Compassion Fatigue
08/11/2017 August CEU Meeting: Snacks and a Movie. 13 Reasons Why!. Note special time!
07/14/2017 Summer Networking event - no CEU meeting this month!
06/09/2017 June CEU Meeting: Counselor Reboot-
05/12/2017 May CEU Meeting: Body Centered Therapy
04/07/2017 April CEU Meeting: Autism Awareness, Adult Resources, and Living life with Autism. Click for special guest speaker info.
03/10/2017 March CEU Meeting: Intern Welcome and Private Practice Panel
02/10/2017 February CEU Meeting: Are the Kids All Right? Children's Mental Health and Schools
01/13/2017 January CEU Meeting: Play Therapy: Basics for Working with Children
12/09/2016 HLPCA Holiday Jingle, Mix, and Mingle (Members Only Event)
11/12/2016 3 Hour CEU Ethics Workshop- Ethical and Competent: Working with the LGBTQ Community
10/14/2016 October CEU Meeting: Snacks and a Movie
10/08/2016 Walk for Mental Health Awareness Houston - Join our team!
09/09/2016 September CEU Meeting: Courage in Counseling: Practical Applications of Shame Resilience Theory
08/12/2016 August CEU Meeting: Working with Couples: Practices that Lead to Powerful & Lasting Change
07/08/2016 No CEU Meeting - July Social Event
06/10/2016 June CEU meeting- With the Digital Age Comes Digital Threats to Relationships
05/13/2016 May CEU Meeting- A Closer Look into Adoption and Post Adoption Services
04/08/2016 April CEU Meeting: Well Moms
03/11/2016 March CEU Meeting: Intern Welcome and Networking followed by Connecting for Self-Care Presentation
02/12/2016 February CEU Meeting: ART THERAPY INTERVENTIONS FOR THE NON-ART THERAPIST
01/08/2016 January CEU Meeting:Teamwork- Psychotropic Medications and Therapy
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