April 24-27, 2014
Franciscan Renewal Center, Scottsdale AZ
Oasis in the Southwest: Reflection and Renewal
through Expressive Writing and Poetry
And 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
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 for this event has closed.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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
Rates range: $84 – $139 per night depending on season / room style
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.
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 provided by
Barbara Kreisberg, Vice President of Conferences for more information at email@example.com