MSCA Spring Conference

Sponsored by Reach Higher MT

MSCA is excited to announce that the Virtual Conference will launch on June 10th! 

A variety of webinars, including two keynote speakers, will be available to view at your convenience throughout the summer.

These webinars will be available 6/10/20- 9/30/20
to MSCA members only, through our secure log in.

MSCA members will be able to view the content for free; however, if you would like to receive renewal units for the content the cost is $5 per webinar.

Professional Development:
OPI Renewal Units and CEUs will be available for $5 per webinar. In order to receive CEUs and OPI Renewal Units, you will be asked to complete a brief (3-5 questions) quiz for each webinar. For every quiz that you take, you will be entered into a drawing to win prizes! 


Our amazing presenters have worked hard to create these presentations. We hope you find them informative and enjoy watching them!

Several webinars will be available from partners and experts across the state and nation including: OPI, MCAN, EmpowerMT, WICHE and more! Plus keynotes from Dr. Carolyn Stone and Dr. Tina Barrett! Stay tuned for more information. 

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Carolyn Stone
Carolyn Stone is a Professor of Counselor Educator at the University of North Florida (UNF) where she teaches and researches in the area of legal and ethical issues for school counselors.  Prior to becoming a counselor educator in 1995, Carolyn spent 22 years with the Duval County Public Schools in Jacksonville, Florida where she served as a middle school teacher, elementary and high school counselor and Supervisor of 225 school counselors.  Dr. Stone was the 2016 Distinguished Professor for the University of North Florida; the 2006 President of the American School Counselor Association (ASCA); the longest sitting Ethics Chair now entering her seventeenth year; recipient of the American School Counselor Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010; and recipient of the Florida.School Counselor Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.  Dr. Stone was the chairperson for the last three revisions of the ASCA Ethical standards and serves the court as an expert witness in eight cases involving school counselors.  Dr. Stone has written the only book exclusively for school counselors on legal and ethical issues. Carolyn has delivered over 600 workshops in all 50 states and 23 countries and guest lectured for 18 colleges and universities.  She has authored six books, dozens of journal articles, and conducted numerous legal and ethical webinars for College Board and ASCA.  Click here to learn more about Dr. Stone's career and for a list of her publications. 

Dr. Tina Barrett

Co-founder and Executive Director of Tamarack Grief Resource Center, Dr. Tina Barrett, LCPC, has focused on stabilizing, strength-oriented nature-based support with trauma survivors and family systems since 1994. Her inspired trainings pull from her experience in schools, residential treatment, wilderness therapy, group homes, private practice, and nonprofit settings. Barrett serves on the Board of Directors for the National Alliance for Grieving Children and as a Senior Consultant for the TAPS National Military Suicide Survivors Seminar as well as on the Leadership Team of the Western Montana Suicide Prevention Initiative. Barrett received the 2019 Community Educator Award from the Association of Death Educators and Counselors (ADEC).