February 24-25, 2022 in Manhattan, KS

at the Hilton Garden Inn

Thank you for your attendance at our Virtual Conference!  

If you registered, we will be sending out the recordings for you to access by Friday, April 2nd.  

If you are able to join us LIVE during the events, you can earn up to 11 CEs for the various keynotes and sessions.  At this time, our NBCC Provider No. 2017 limits us to LIVE presentations.  We are working toward changing that for home study opportunities in the future.  

ALL session will be recorded and available for your review but NOT for CEs if you are watching the recorded option.

Come learn and get renewed through new learning, new connections, and moving forward in 2021 by taking time for you!

KCA Contact Information

Nick Brummet, President

Nicole Burdette,  Past President

Dr. Susan Bray, President Elect

Mistie Knox, Secretary

Claire Allen, Treasurer

Kim Urenda, Executive Director

The Kansas Counseling Association (KCA) Provider No. 2017 is offering Continuing Education opportunities for YOU!

Check out our Professional Learning Page with webinars, Resource Roundups, and the upcoming KCA/KSCA conference March 2021. 

Pictures from 2019 KCA/KSCA Conference in Lawrence, KS


For our 2021 Virtual Conference co-hosted by KCA & KSCA, we are utilizing ZOOM as our presentation platform.  Many people are already familiar with Zoom but if you are not, here are some helpful YouTube videos to help you get familiar BEFORE the conference on March 25th. 

How to Create a FREE Zoom Account: video on YouTube - how to set up a FREE Zoom account -this can make it easier to join meetings/sessions.  

How to Join a Zoom Meeting: video on YouTube - You will NOT get an email invite but you will have the Meeting ID numbers and Passwords to join the Conference Session.  

Top 20 Zoom Tips & Tricks:  video on YouTube about the various tips and tricks to using Zoom - for more experienced users.

KCA Board Information & Documents

KCA (Kansas Counseling Association) is a branch of the American Counseling Association (ACA).  It is a non-profit professional association.  It serves its members to advance the field of counseling in the broad areas of career, education, and mental health.  KCA acts as an umbrella organization for six Regions within Kansas and nine Divisions for all areas of counseling within the state of Kansas. 

It is imperative more than ever that we work together to support the mental health of all Kansans.  To do this, we must work together and advocate for all the needs of our state.  

We need you - Join us today!

 President Nick Brummet
 Past President Nicole Burdette
 President Elect Dr. Susan Bray
 Executive Director Kim Urenda
 Treasurer Claire Allen
 Secretary Mistie Knox
 Advocacy and Legislation Andrew Secor
 Awards Kris Burkholder
 Bylaws Nadine Bailey
 Grad Student Andrea Stark & Tina Romero
 History and Traditions Dr. Robert Kircher
 Human Rights Jason Li
 Leadership Kristin Wright
 Media Kaci Nichols
 Membership Dr. Jody Fiorini
 Professional Preparation, Standards and Ethics (NBCC) Dr. Basil Kessler & Dr. Brittany Dennis
 Region and Division Support Val Beikmann
 Strategic Plan Nicole Burdette
 Professional Development Committee

 Kate Hoffman &   Kinlee Scheer

 North Central Region(NC KCA) Leigha Behrens
 Northeast Region (NE KCA) 
 Northwest Region (NW KCA) Pam Hlad
 South Central Region (SC KCA) Katlyn Smith

 Southeast  Region (SE KCA)

 Kaylan Lawson
 Southwest Region (SW KCA) Corey Bjerken


 KS Association for Adult Development & Aging (KAADA)  Dr. Cathryn Hay
KS Association of Addictions & Offender Counselors (KAAOC) 
 KS Association for Child & Adolescent Counseling (KACAC) 
KS Association for Counselor Education & Supervision (KACES) Brian Weber
KS Association of Multicultural Counseling & Development (KAMCD) Quenla McGilber
KS Association of Marriage & Family Counselors (KAMFC) Dr. Taylor Johnson
 KS Association of Specialists in Group Work (KASGW)
KS College Counseling Association (KCCA) 
 KS Career Development Association Sarah Lancaster
KS Mental Health Counseling Association (KMHCA) Lisa Bozzoli

Kansas Counseling Association is a branch of the American Counseling Association.  KCA is a 501(c) 6.

10116 W 86th Terrace, Overland Park, KS 66212

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