Friday, May 17th








Join NPTC to commemorate two decades of training tomorrow’s psychologists. We are providing free CEs with presenter Mallori DeSalle MA, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC, MATS, CPS. Stay for dinner as we look at what makes NPTC a leader in training and our plans for growth. We hope to see you there!

CE Presenter – Mallori DeSalle, MA, LMHC, NCC, CMHC, MATS, CPS, CHP

Mallori DeSalle is a licensed mental health counselor, nationally certified counselor, medication-assisted treatment specialist, an internationally certified prevention specialist, CliftonStrengths coach and certified humor professional. Over the last 20 years she has worked in mental health, substance abuse and prevention fields with people of all ages. Since the early 2000’s Ms. DeSalle has worked with healthcare, behavioral healthcare and community-based organizations to implement substance use prevention interventions. In 2008 Ms. DeSalle began her role as faculty in the Department of Applied Health Science in the School of Public Health at Indiana University, Bloomington. Within the university, Ms. DeSalle serves Prevention Insights (a center at IUB) as the Director for SBIRT Implementation and Lead Motivational Interviewing (MI) Trainer. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), Certified as a trainer by MINT (2021), is listed on the National Addiction Technology Transfer Center SBIRT Trainers’ Registry and became a TEDx speaker in 2021. Ms. DeSalle provides training and technical support with MI, SBIRT, humor and a variety of other substance use and mental health related areas to multidisciplinary audiences both nationally and internationally. Ms. DeSalle has served on the Board of Directors for the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor and serves as the President of the Cottey College Alumnae Association Board of Directors.


Check-in begins at 8:30 AM.
Light refreshments and coffee will be provided. Grab a seat and do a little networking!

Presentation 1/4: Engaging in Leadership with our Body, Brains, and Hearts (Mindfulness in Leadership)

Presentation 2/4: Flipping Funny for Leaders and Supervisors (Therapeutic Humor as a Resource in Leadership and Clinical Supervision)

Break for lunch from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.
Check out our list of restaurants in the area!

Presentation 3/4: “Improv”-ing to Improve Care (Improvisation Methods/Resources for Practicing Clinical Skills)

Presentation 4/4: Closing the Loop – Creating Connections (Strengthening Commitment to Using Skills Developed and Creating a Community of Practice)

Cocktail hour from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM with dinner to follow!

Area Information

The event will take place at The Old Glass Place at 521 E St Louis St, Springfield, MO 65806. See the map for restaurants, things to do, hotels, and parking near the venue. 

Hotel Discounts
  • NPTC has some select rooms blocked on a first-come first-serve basis for $89.00 + tax and fees at the University Plaza Hotel. You can call the hotel at 417-864-7333 and ask for the special National Psychology Training Consortium rate or book through this link. This block of rooms is available until 5:00 PM CST on April 19th.
  • NPTC has a discount available through the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Springfield-Medical District. Book through this link to access the discount.


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