7/16 RM ACBS Leadership meeting
In-person and Video Conference
Attendees: Bonnie Brennan, Melody Didisse, Jill Loving, Josh Hillis
· Dublin Update
o More interest in a 1-2 day conference but less interest in volunteering to help organize
o Lets start with smaller events to help build interest and gather volunteers
o Maybe work with Utah Members for a SLC conference?
· Equine Therapy CEU training
o $250/hr open to 1 or 2 hour event with up to 30 participants
§ Charging $25 for 1 hr or $50 for 2 hr would mean RMACBS is building funds after 10 participants
o Will be on either self-as-context or defusion
§ Focus is teaching more about a hexaflex point w/ horses as a teaching tool, not edu on how to do equine therapy
o Can do live stream on FB nd share abstract/learning objectives on website to promote
o ERC can sponsor CEUs for most licenses, will need to use national ACBS for psychologist CEUs
o Any presenters will need to submit the following 8 weeks prior to event:
§ Name, credentials, bio, photo, 150 Word abstract (2-3 sentence version is good for marketing), CV, Outline of curriculum, 3 learning objectives, 3-7 test questions.
§ RM ACBS leadership would generate forms for participants
§ Melody to reach out to Brianna Hammerman to share these requirements
· Treasurer report shared by Josh
o PayPal à 1517
o Currently 35 members automatically pay $1 annual dues, 7 members automatically pay $25 annual dues and 5 members automatically pay $50 annual dues
§ This means 12 people pay 95% of annual dues!
§ Josh to research donor relationship building
§ Need to build perceived value of membership dues
o May be beneficial to have RMACBS ‘swag’ to hand out to members
§ Logo Contest?
· Next newsletter
o Each member of leadership to contribute
o Members likely to be interested in research reviews