Here are some common questions about our conferences


Who should attend this conference?

School Counselors (PK-12)


Classroom Teachers

Special Education Personnel

School Administrators



Social Workers

School Resource Officers



Community and Faith-Based Youth Workers

After-School Program Coordinators

Other Professionals Working with Young People

Is there a discounted hotel room rate for this conference?

Yes, please see the hotel page for each location for available room discounts!

If I register for the #TrendingSC conference do I also have access to the other conferences that are a part of the Innovative School Counseling Summit?

Yes! By Registering for this Conference, you are also able to attend the other Conferences that are a part of the Innovative School Counseling Summit, including the Girl Bullying & Empowerment Conference and the School Counseling Strategies & Resources Conference. Attendees are allowed access to all of the co-located keynotes & breakout sessions and Exhibitors will receive traffic from all of the events.

Do you offer student discounts or scholarships?

At this time, Developmental Resources is unable to offer student discounts or scholarships for this three-day event.

Please consider the following other avenues for possible funding:

·        Your Local PTA

·        Donors Choose http://www.donorschoose.org, (This is a website through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for Education)

·        GoFundMe http://www.gofundme.com, (This is a personalized crowdfunding site)

·        Title 1 funding in your area

Can I receive Continuing Education Credit by attending this conference?


Developmental Resources is an approved provider for Continuing Education by:

Association of School Work Boards (ASWB #1053) This organization Developmental Resources, #1053, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Developmental Resources maintains responsibility for the program.  ASWB Approval Period: (8/13/2016-8/13/2019). Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC #5602) Developmental Resources is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.

We are approved to provide continuing education activities for Marriage & Family Therapists by the Texas Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists.

Developmental Resources is an Approved Provider of Continuing Education for Licensed Professional Counselors in Texas by the Texas Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors.

*NOTE: 17 contact hours includes attendance at both pre-conference workshops as well as the entire conference. Check with your representative board or organization concerning its policy with regard to Continuing Education.

Do you offer partial registration for those that are unable to attend the entire conference?

We do not currently offer a one-day or two-day partial registration fee.

What is your Cancellation Policy?

If a registrant cannot attend any part of the conference, substitutions may be made – via mail, fax or email – by February 1, 2017. Registrations cannot be shared. Cancellations received in writing by February 1, 2017 will be refunded in full, less a $30 non-refundable processing fee. Refunds will be issued no later than 8 weeks after the conference in the same form that payment was received. After February 1, no refunds will be granted, but substitutions are encouraged.

How do I request Special Accommodations due to a disability?

Should you have any concerns, call us at 1-800-251-6805. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please fax us at 888-372-6061 or email us at pd@accutrain.com at least 1 month prior to the conference, and note your request on your registration form.

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208 Ash Avenue

Virginia Beach, VA 23452

(800) 251-6805