US Journal




27th Santa Fe Conference Integrating Spirituality, Mindfulness and Compassion in Mental Health and Addictions – Santa Fe

August 1 – 3, 2016



After an absence of several years, The 27th Santa Fe Conference—Integrating Spirituality, Mindfulness and Compassion in Mental Health and Addictions returns to its original home. It offers a unique opportunity to join exceptional speakers and trainers in an intensive study and discussion of those impacted by a range of behaviors and mental health issues. Pathways to wellness and personal growth will also be explored. We will identify effective and innovative intervention strategies through in-depth analysis of disruptive, compulsive and addictive behaviors. Traditional as well as alternative counseling and therapeutic topics will be addressed. Woven throughout will be an examination of the quest for personal meaning and various paths of spirituality.


Trauma Treatment
and Psychotherapy
Spirituality in
Treatment and Recovery
Brain Science and
Treating Anxiety
Experiential and Expressive

Topics Include:

Trauma Treatment

Join us in Sante Fe!

Santa Fe, New Mexico is a magical, exuberant journey at any time of year. A place of incredible natural beauty and a colorful, multi-cultural heritage. Nestled in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, it is truly a place of spirituality and magic.

It is the “Land of Enchantment.” Santa Fe’s galleries, museums, historic architecture, shopping, and world class cuisine make it the premier visitor destination of the Southwest.

Take a walking tour through historic areas, attend the world-renown Santa Fe Opera or come a little early and take in the Spanish Market. For more information go to the Santa Fe Visitors Bureau at

Conference Site:
Eldorado Hotel
309 W. San Francisco St.
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
Phone (505) 988-4455 or (800) 955-4455

Eldorado Hotel & Spa will be the conference site. It is located footsteps from Santa Fe’s historic Plaza, famous for its pueblo style Spanish architecture, handcrafted furnishings and original art. For guests, Eldorado means a memorable visit graced by the art of hospitality. Eldorado is home to Nidah Spa, a Native American word for “your life” with treatments that blend time-honored traditions of harmony, growth and balance. This hotel is a favorite of visitors and locals alike, directly across the street from the Georgia O’Keefe Museum and just steps from many other museums, galleries, shops and restaurants.

US Journal has reserved a block of rooms for registrants until June 30, 2016. There is a strong possibility that the room block will fill prior to that date. Eldorado room rates are $149 single/double plus tax. To receive the conference rate mention group name US Journal Training, Inc. and mention group code 5261. A deposit equal to one night’s stay, including tax, is required to hold each individual’s reservation. Please be aware of hotel cancellation policy. Alternate Lodging Santa Fe has a wide selection of lodging choices from hotels to quaint Bed & Breakfasts. For some options visit the Santa Fe Visitors Bureau at

Getting to Santa Fe:

Santa Fe is easily accessible from the Albuquerque International Airport. Most of the major airlines fly into this airport which is approximately an hour away from Santa Fe.

There are a limited number of direct flights available into Santa Fe Municipal Airport from Dallas and Los Angeles via American Airlines and from Denver via United. Please check with your airline for more information. Sandia Shuttle Express runs to and from the Albuquerque airport and Santa Fe hotels including Eldorado Hotel and Hotel Santa Fe. Reservations are required. Current fare is $30 per person each way or $55 round trip if prepaid. Prices are subject to change. Visit or call (888) 775-5696 or (505) 474-5696 for more information.




Board Approvals

Professional Credits:

A maximum of 21 contact hours are available for this conference. 18 core credit hours (6 hours for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday) and 1.5 optional evening hours for Monday Evening and 1.5 optional evening hours for Tuesday Evening.

American Psychological Association (APA)
Psychologists: U.S. Journal Training, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor Continuing Education for psychologists. U.S. Journal Training, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. APA meets requirements for MCEP/CA psychologists.

Association of Social Work Boards Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
U.S. Journal Training #1143 is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. U.S. Journal Training maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB approval period: 12/5/13-12/5/16. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits

Canadian Addiction Counselors Certification Federation (CACCF)
Canadian Addiction Counselors Certification Federation (CACCF).

California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CBBS)
California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CBBS). Provider #PCE 78. Course meets the qualifications for continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs, (not exceeding maximum credit hours for the conference).

California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN). Provider #10512.

California Foundation for Advancement of Addiction Professionals (CFAAP)
California Foundation for Advancement of Addiction Professionals (CFAAP), Provider #OS-86-057-0516.

Florida Board of Nursing
Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #50-2076

Florida Certification Board
Florida Certification Board, Inc. Provider #17A.

National Board for Certified Counselors (N0. 5130)
U.S. Journal Training, Inc. is an NBCC-approved continuing education provider (ACEP)™and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events (or programs) that meet NBCC requirements. Sessions for which NBCC-approved clock hours will be awarded are identified on the program website. The ACEP™ is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

The New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board
The New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board recognizes all training authorized by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for Clinical Mental Health Counselors, Professional Mental Health Counselors, Registered Independent Mental Health Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Art Therapists.

Full-Time conference attendees who complete all required evaluation and attendance documentation are eligible to receive the maximum number of contact hours. Daily registrants can receive credit for each day in attendance.

Note: If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed above, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board directly to determine eligibility of this training to meet your CEU requirement.

ADA accommodations will be made in accordance with the law. If you require ADA accommodations, please indicate your needs by June 28, 2016. We cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior notification.