Workshop Proposal

2020 BCSCA Provincial Conference

The BC School Counsellors Association (BCSCA) 2020 Conference committee welcomes you to submit an abstract for presenting on October 22 - 23, 2020. The 2020 conference theme is Mind and Body Connection. The 2020 Conference committee is looking for presenters who will provide information to our delegates related to the theme of mind and body connection. 


  • We know there is top quality work happening around the province.
  • We want to provide you with a wider audience for your skills and expertise.
  • A hallmark of our conference is the top quality workshops
  • We want to include YOU 

We would love to have you join us at our conference presenting to our colleagues in the following themes :
  • using the mind to change the body
  • using the body to change the mind
  • the strong connection between mind and body
  • how trauma is stored in the body
  • how to treat trauma through the body
  • other topics that may interest delegates


Dear Colleagues:

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to participate in the annual B.C. School Counsellors Conference. With each conference, we strive to bring together school counsellors, administrators, and community health professionals to share information about therapeutic techniques, skills, programs, practices, and policies related to school counselling at all levels. Our goal is to provide a conference that meets participants' interests and educational needs and promotes community partnerships that will ultimately benefit counsellors, students, families and communities alike.

General Information:

Complimentary registration is provided for presenters the day they present.  There will be a free, informal social event for all presenters and conference delegates on Thursday, October 22, 2020, following the last workshop. 

Guidelines for Submission:

  • Read the instructions carefully.
  • Topics for consideration include those that fit into one of these categories for the conference listed above.  
  • Proposals must be received no later than the submission date of June 20, 2020.
  • Workshops are scheduled for approximately 1 hour,  2 hours  or 3 hours depending upon conference scheduling. Please tailor proposal materials and objectives to fit within these time frames.

Presenter Information

We will use this information to contact you. Only your name, bio, photo and the workshop description will be visible on the website. There is room for a second presenter at the end of the form.

Presenter Biographical Data: (may be used in the conference promotional materials)

Briefly describe your professional expertise or areas of expertise relevant to this presentation. In other words, we would like to know how you have firsthand experience with the submission topic that you have chosen. Please include any publications or previous presentations that are relevant to this current submission. A brief summary is required, but a resume/CV may also be included.

You can upload a photo in JPG, GIF or PNG format. The photo will be automatically resized.

Presentation Information



Please provide us with a 50 word abstract which will be used to describe your presentation. NOTE: Delegates often use this infomation to make their workshop selections for the conference.

Educational Objective: (may be used in the conference brochure)

Please describe the specific skills, tools or knowledge delegates will take away from your presentation. Presentations that clearly articulate an educational objective (beyond a description of your program or service) will be given preference.

Second Presenter Information

You can enter a second presenter. Just leave the fields empty if there is only one presenter.


You can upload a photo in JPG, GIF or PNG format. The photo will be automatically resized.

I understand:

  • I am submitting a proposal for the 2020 B.C. School Counsellors Conference, taking place on October 22 - 23, 2020.
  • My proposal may not be chosen by the Selection Committee for this years' conference.
  • I may contact the conference chair at if I have questions or if I need assistance in completing my application.
  • I will be notified via email whether or not my submission has been selected.
  • Workshops selected to present at the 2020 conference will receive a presenter's package at a later date TBA.
  • Applications must be received by April 20, 2020.