AGPA Connect 2024 - Turbulent Times: Using Groups to Overcome Divisions and Foster Engagement

American Group Psychotherapy Association Annual Meeting
February 26 to March 2, 2024

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland

The AGPA CONNECT 2024 Hospitality Guide, created by the local hosting society the Mid-Atlantic Group Psychotherapy Society, is now available so you can see what there is to do in and near the Gaylord Resort.


Advance registration has been extended through January 31, 2024.

AGPA Connect is for mental health professionals, clinicians, psychiatric residents, and graduate students in mental health degree programs working with groups or in training who wish to be kept abreast of new developments and expand the scope of their clinical practices. It comprises three major sections: the Special Institute, the Two-Day Institute, and the Conference.

Click here to view AGPA Connect 2024 Program Brochure

For questions regarding the meeting, please contact Kate Monkus.

Mental health professionals currently working with groups or in training who wish to be kept abreast of new developments and expand the scope of their clinical practices.

After participating in the Annual Meeting, attendees will be able to:

  1. Identify, review and integrate basic group dynamic concepts into their group practice;

  2. Compare the theoretical underpinnings of various schools of group therapy;

  3. Conduct groups in a variety of settings with a broad range of populations;

  4. Apply evidenced-based practices as they relate to group therapy.

  • World-renowned faculty are available to instruct, challenge, and inspire you.

  • Earn over 40 continuing education credits in your affiliated discipline.

  • You can learn valuable, proven strategies and clinical techniques that can be used immediately.

  • A full menu of diversified offerings designed to sharpen your knowledge and skills is available.

  • You can take advantage of time away from the day-to-day pressures of work. You’ll return refreshed, stimulated, and rejuvenated—and ready for new challenges ahead.

AGPA Connect offers continuing education credits to physicians, psychologists, social workers, nurses, counselors, alcohol and drug abuse counselors, and marriage and family therapists. View the full list of our national and state accreditations. 

Hear what Francis Kaklauskas, Psy.D, CGP, FAGPA, Elizabeth Olson, Psy.D, LCSW and Levi have to say about attending the AGPA Annual Meeting.

Frequently Asked Questions

View the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about AGPA Connect.

How to Register

Advance registration is available now! Event selection options are coming soon. If you haven't logged into the new AGPA member portal, you will need to complete the set up to register for the event.


Hotel Information

AGPA Connect 2024 will be held at the:  

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, Maryland
+1 (301) 965-4000
The Gaylord National Resort is accepting reservations at the AGPA Early Bird Rate of $229/night single/double occupancy. On December 1, rates increase to $249/night single/double occupancy.



Scholarships for AGPA Connect!

Each year the Group Foundation for Advancing Mental Health offers scholarships to AGPA Connect for individuals who might not otherwise be able to attend. Details on the awards and scholarships available can be found here.

The application process for AGPA Connect 2024 has closed.  The process for AGPA Connect 2025 will open again in the summer of 2024.


AGPA awarded Accreditation with Commendation

As a provider of continuing medical education for physicians through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). This status is the highest accreditation the ACCME offers.

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