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Join us for the next National Association for Poetry Therapy Annual Conference
April 24-27, 2014
Franciscan Renewal Center, Scottsdale AZ

Oasis in the Southwest: Reflection and Renewal
through Expressive Writing and Poetry

 
 
QuoteAnd what are they whispering about?

The perfect place for the next poetry therapy conference -- The Franciscan Renewal Center of Scottsdale, Arizona. This southwest ambience lends itself to poetry, story, and NAPT's quest for enhanced well-being, growth and healing.



 

***NOTE: If you attend  both the Passion to Profit Conference and the NAPT Conference in April, you will be able to register for both at the early bird membership rate. Please note this on your registration form under Comments.

The link to the Passion to Profit Symposium is http://journaltherapy.com/journaltherapy/workshops-consultation/professional/from-passion-to-profit-2014-taking-your-therapeutic-writing-business-to-the-next-level

Retreat centerCONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS:

Wednesday Pre-Conference: Karen vanMeenen & Rob Merritt - Day Trip & Writing Workshop to Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West

Thursday Pre-Conference: Geri Chavis - Reflection & Renewal: Introducing Poetry Therapy in Theory and Practice

Friday: Keynote Speaker - Sherry Reiter - ABRACADABRA: The Magic of Poetic Healing.

Saturday: Keynote Poet - Beckian Fritz-Goldberg, author of seven volumes of poetry, winner of several poetry prizes for her published works, contributor to a number of published poetry anthologies and current Professor of English in the MFA Creative Writing Program at Arizona State University.

Sunday Post-Conference: Perie Longo - Baggage Claim

All workshops and activities will be held at the Franciscan Retreat Center.

NO REFUNDS AFTER MARCH 20TH


REGISTRATION STEPS:

1. DOWNLOAD CONFERENCE BROCHURE AND COMPLETE PROGRAM GUIDE >

then, choose whether you would prefer to:

2. DOWNLOAD CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FORM (PRINT, COMPLETE, AND SEND) > ...or...

3. REGISTER AND PAY NOW ONLINE >

The conference is from April 24th-27th. Note that all Pre- and Post-Conferences are extra and not included in the regular conference registration fee.


CLASSIFICATION
After March 1, 2014
Regular Conference Rates
Regular NAPT Member (Thursday evening, Fri and Sat) $305 (check)
$315 (online or credit card)
Non-NAPT Member (Thursday evening, Fri and Sat) $340 (check)
$350 (online or credit card)
Full-time Student/Senior/Retiree - NAPT Member
(Thursday evening, Fri and Sat)
$245 (check)
$255 (online or credit card)
Full-time Student/Senior/Retiree - Non-NAPT Member
(Thursday evening, Fri and Sat)
$270 (check)
$280 (online or credit card)
Single Day (choose Friday or Saturday, includes 3 meals) $160 (check)
$170 (online or credit card)
Wed, April 23 Pre Conference I Day Trip - NAPT Member $75 (check)
$85 (online or credit card)
Wed, April 23 Pre Conference I Day Trip – Non-Member $85 (check)
$95 (online or credit card)
Thurs, April 24 Pre Conference II - NAPT Member $60 (check)
$70 (online or credit card)
Thurs, April 24 Pre Conference II - Non-member $70 (check)
$80 (online or credit card)
Sun, April 27 Post Conference A - NAPT Member
(This workshop also meets on Friday & Saturday mornings)
$85 (check)
$95 (online or credit card)
Sun, April 27 Post Conference A - Non-Member
(This workshop also meets on Fri. & Sat. mornings)
$95 (check)
$105 (online or credit card)
Post Conference B - NAPT Member $60 (check)
$70 (online or credit card)
Post Conference B - Non-Member $70 (check)
$80 (online or credit card)


LODGING INFORMATION

Lodging reservations at the retreat center have been taken in the order in which they are received.

****THE FRANCISCAN RETREAT CENTER HAS FILLED UP TO CAPACITY.****
All Lodging requests to the Franciscan were made through NAPT. If there are any questions, please do not contact the Franciscan directly, but contact NAPT at almaria716@comcast.net.

ALTERNATE LODGING PLACES
***There are two Hampton Inns close by that offer free shuttle service to the Franciscan Retreat Center. You will need to contact them directly in order to make your reservation and not include payment for these hotels in your payment to NAPT)

Hampton Inn: 480-270-5393 (Complimentary Shuttle Service)
9550 E. Indian Bend Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85256
www.scottsdaleriverwalksuites.hamptoninn.com
Rates range: $79 - $149 per night depending on season / room style

Hampton Inn: 480-443-3233 (Complimentary Shuttle Service)
10101 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
www.scottsdaleshea.hamptoninn.com
Rates range: $84 - $139 per night depending on season / room style

Commuter Fee:
If not staying at the Franciscan Retreat Center, you may join the group for all three meals for a very reasonable cost, which includes three meals on both Friday and Saturday:
Both days        $78.00
Friday only       $39.00
Saturday only  $39.00

When you register on our web site, please fill out the lodging page under the "Commuter Fee" to have your meals only at the Franciscan, and remit that fee with your registration payable to NAPT.


Airport Procedures

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport | Franciscan Renewal Center Arrivals — SuperShuttle Shared-Ride Van Service
Please call SuperShuttle at 602.244.9000 or 800.258.3826 (BLUE VAN), or visit supershuttle.com, at least 24 hours in advance of your departure to make your reservations.


CEUs

CEUs provided by
St. Catherine

 

CONTACT:

Barbara Kreisberg, Vice President of Conferences for more information at bkexpres@aol.com

 



 

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