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We are closely monitoring developments related to the coronavirus and realize that we are in an unprecedented and fluid situation due to the spread of the COVID-19.

At this time we are planning to postpone the SCCMHCA Annual Conference originally scheduled for June in Columbia.

The health and safety of all those involved in the conference was of the upmost consideration in the decision about the SCCMHCA conference.


Friday & Saturday

June 12-13, 2020

Featured Speaker:

Richard G. Tedeschi, PhD


Seawell’s, 1125 Rosewood Drive, Columbia


Theme for Friday:  Understanding Post-Traumatic Growth: From Trauma to Transformation

Featured Speaker is Richard G. Tedeschi, PhD.

  • 6.5 Continuing education hours on Friday


Themes for Saturday: Supervising the Traumatized Clinician; Ethical Issues in Multicultural Counseling

  • 6.5 Continuing education supervision hours on Saturday


Friday and Saturday start at 7:30 am with check-in and conclude at 4:30 pm. 


Light breakfast and lunch included in fees on both days.




Audience: Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychologists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors, and Social Workers.


Registration starts at $69.

Prices Increase on May 12; Register before then to save.

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Richard Tedeschi, Ph.D. is Professor Emeritus in the Department of  Psychological Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Distinguished Chair of the Boulder Crest Institute for Posttraumatic Growth, in Bluemont, Virginia, where he has been one of the developers of the Warrior PATHH program based on posttraumatic growth principles. He has published several books and numerous professional articles on posttraumatic growth, an area of research that he developed that examines personal transformations in the aftermath of traumatic life events. Dr. Tedeschi serves as a consultant to the American Psychological Association on trauma and resilience, is a Fellow of the Division of Trauma Psychology and the Division of Psychotherapy, and is Past President of the North Carolina Psychological Association.

More About Our Featured Speaker


Partnering with us is another way to make an impact. Corporate sponsorship provide funding for this conference that will enable us to continue offering education and legislative directives for our community. These funds are essential for our efforts to advocate for mental health care in South Carolina and Washington DC, as well as providing the most relevant evidence-based training for clinical mental health counselors and other mental health providers.

Learn more about sponsorship benefits and levels.