LIMITED NUMBER OF ROOMS AT GROUP RATE OF $109 available. Be sure to call hotel today and ask about the ACISTE group rate.
ACISTE provides education and certificate training for mental health professionals, pastoral counselors, spiritual directors and other professionals who wish to increase their competency and develop their expertise in working with clients who have had spiritually transformative experiences. The conference brings together researchers, experiencers and practicing professionals to present their expertise in this growing field of specialization and awareness.
Agenda Topics include:
(Click on presenter names to read bios and abstracts)
Main Session Presenters:
Breakout Session Presenters:
Host: Dr. Paul Bernstein
Click here for detailed conference schedule. (Subject to changes!)
ACISTE surveys of experiencers indicate both a significant need and desire for competent mental health professionals to help them with various issues following their STEs.
A half-day workshop (October 21st) is available after the conference for those mental health professionals, pastoral counselors and spiritual directors who wish to become ACISTE certified. Certificants will be included in an ACISTE online directory for self, support line and agency referrals. Attendance to the 3 day conference (October 18th-20st) is REQUIRED to attend this workshop. Enrollment in the workshop is required for certification. Additional requirements apply. A processing fee of $200 is required to attend this workshop to be paid at the time of conference registration or at the conference. The processing fee is in addition to the registration fee and is not refundable.
For additional information, requirements and application, click here.
Currently enrolled full-time students may attend at a 50% discount on conference registration. (does not include meals or accommodations) Email us proof of your enrollment (scanned student card sufficient) to receive your code.
12 CEs for psychologists are provided by The Spiritual Competency Resource Center which is co-sponsoring this program and is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. SCRC maintains responsibility for the program and its content. For questions about CE contact, visit www.spiritualcompetency.com or contact David Lukoff, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org or (707) 763-3576. SCRC is a California Board of Registered Nursing Provider (BRN) and a Board of Behavioral Sciences Provider (BBS) for social workers and MFTs.
This program is also approved by the National Association of Social Workers NASW (Approval #886607872-1186) for 13.5 Social Work continuing education contact hours.
ACISTE has made arrangements with the Marriott in San Mateo, California near the San Francisco Airport for a special rate of $109 per night (plus taxes and fees) for a standard room for conference attendees. Rate includes free parking for hotel registrants, airport shuttle and room internet.
To reserve your room, call 650-653-6000 and mention ACISTE when making your reservation. As of Oct 1st. the hotel can no longer guarantee room availability at our discount rate of $109. Don't wait!
For additional information, email us at or call 1.858.603.1890
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