AGPA Connect 2022
Uniting Through Groups: Pathways to Understanding and Inclusion
American Group Psychotherapy Association Annual Meeting
Special Institute Presentations: Monday, February 28
Two-Day Institute: Tuesday, March 1 & Wednesday, March 2
Three-Day Conference: Thursday, March 3 - Saturday, March 5
AGPA Connect is designed for clinicians, as well as mental health workers, psychiatric residents and graduate students in mental health degree programs. It is composed of three major sections: the Special Institute, the Two-Day Institute, and the Conference.
The Institute is held on Tuesday & Wednesday, March 1 & 2 (with Special Institute Presentations scheduled for Monday, February 28). The Two-Day Institute is devoted to small group teaching primarily in the experiential mode. The Conference is held on Thursday-Saturday, March 3 – March 5 and offers a variety of formats, including courses, limited registration workshops as well as open session panels on special topics and original scientific paper sessions.
Mental health professionals currently working with groups or in training who wish to be kept abreast of new developments and expand the scope of their clinical practices.
After participating in the Annual Meeting, attendees will be able to:
Identify, review and integrate basic group dynamic concepts into their group practice;
Compare the theoretical underpinnings of various schools of group therapy;
Conduct groups in a variety of settings with a broad range of populations;
Apply evidenced-based practices as they relate to group therapy.
World-renowned faculty are available to instruct, challenge, and inspire you.
Earn over 40 continuing education credits in your affiliated discipline.
You can learn valuable, proven strategies and clinical techniques that can be used immediately.
A full menu of diversified offerings designed to sharpen your knowledge and skills is available.
You can take advantage of time away from the day-to-day pressures of work. You’ll return refreshed, stimulated, and rejuvenated—and ready for new challenges ahead.
Hear what Francis Kaklauskas, Psy.D, CGP, FAGPA, Elizabeth Olson, Psy.D, LCSW and Levi have to say about attending the AGPA Annual Meeting.
Frequently Asked Questions
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How to Register
Register Online or download a PDF of the registration form here.
AGPA Connect 2022 will be held at the:
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
1550 Court Place
Denver, Colorado 80202
We encourage you to make your hotel reservation ASAP. Online reservations are available or you can call the hotel directly at (303) 893-3333. Mention AGPA Connect when you call.
The hotel offers discounted room rates for reservations made before November 30, 2021; $189.00 for Single/Double occupancy and $239.00 for Club Level rooms. The discounted rates require one night non-refundable deposit. Starting December 1, 2021, the rates go up to $209 for Single/Double occupancy and $259.00 for Club Level rooms.
Even further room discounts are available to early career professionals, full-time students, and psychiatric residents ($74.50 per person/double occupancy required). Discounted rooms are handled on a first-come, first-served basis while they are available. Room shares are required. All inquiries for discounted housing are to be addressed to the AGPA office only and must be accompanied by verification of status.
Book your flight today! AGPA Connect attendees can save big on airfare when booking with Delta or United Airlines. Follow these steps to take advantage of the AGPA discount:
Delta: Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for AGPA Connect! Please click here to book your flights. You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code NMUW3.
*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number. This offer is valid for travel from February 23-March 10, 2022.
United: To book your reservation visit united.com/meetingtravel or call 800-426-1122. Refer to the AGPA Z Code ZK68 and Agreement Code 789777. This offer is valid for travel from February 25-March 8, 2022.
Delta: Flying with Delta can be another way to support AGPA. Without affecting your own mileage rewards, if you enter the AGPA Sky Bonus code (US0047108) at checkout, you can help the organization earn miles for raffle prizes, business travel, and more! The SkyBonus code also works on any bookings with Virgin Atlantic or Aeromexico Airlines.