ACBS Annual World Conference X

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This event has concluded.  Please find information regarding the upcoming ACBS World Conference here.

Handouts and Powerpoints from World Conference X can be found here.



Complete Program - including schedule (posted June 29)

What is the World Conference?

The World Conference brings together clinicians and researchers to present cutting-edge research in ACT, RFT, and Contextual Behavioral Science, as well as experienced trainers to lead experiential workshops so that you can learn how to better serve your clients.

The World Conference is for psychologists, social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychiatrists, physicians, drug counselors, health researchers, language researchers, behavior analysts, students and more.... Anyone in a similarly related helping or research field is invited to attend.

We offer CEs in Psychology, LPC, Social Work* & MFT* (these are USA based credits). (more information coming soon)

Registration in the full conference is all-inclusive and includes lunch, coffee/tea breaks, open access to workshops, research symposia, posters, panel discussions, plenary sessions with CBS researchers and practitioners, and our new IGNITE sessions and Research and Program Develpment Forums.

Pre-Conference Intensive Workshops

First class intensive (2-day & 1-day) workshops held the 2 days prior to the World Conference get things started off right.  Learn ACT, RFT, CBS, FAP, Compassion Focused Therapy, and more from leaders in their field.... Darin Cairns, Lisa Coyne, Joanne Dahl, John Forsyth, Dermot Barnes-Holmes, Steve Hayes, Jonathan Kanter, Todd Kashdan, Matt McKay, Ian Stewart, Robyn Walser, and Kelly Wilson to name just a few.

Conference Highlights

  • Invited Speakers: Tara Brach, Michelle Craske, Louise McHugh, Robert Whitaker, David Sloan Wilson, Paul Gilbert... learn more about them here
  • A great venue for networking & fostering local and international collaboration
  • Lunches and coffee/tea are included so that you have more time to network
  • Conference activities take place just downstairs from your hotel room
  • Bring the family! - Our conference hotel is right beside a DC Metro stop so you have easy access to downtown
  • Evening events provide additional opportunities to network and relax after other conference activities are done for the day
  • Workshops, Workshops, Workshops. Half-day workshops are included (no extra charge), with your conference registration.  These 30+ workshops are one-of-a-kind learning opportunities.
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