Pacific Northwest Therapy Summit

Join us for the Pacific Northwest Therapy Summit: Bridging Allied Health and Educational Practitioners. The PNW Therapy Summit is a partnership between Capital Region ESD 113, WOTA, WSLHA, and the University of Washington. We’re excited to create a professional development and networking event for SLPs and OTs – join us!

The Pacific Northwest SLP Summit is a hybrid conference with in-person and virtual participation options.

In-person registration ends on April 15. Virtual registration ends on April 18.

April 19-20, 2024

Capital Event Center
at Capital Region ESD 113
6005 Tyee Drive SW
Tumwater, WA 98512


To build a collaborative community among SLPs and OTs as we work to improve client outcomes and culturally-responsive service delivery


Learn to utilize culturally-responsive and evidence-based practices to improve services
Improve professional practices
Provide networking opportunities to build connections among SLPs and OTs
Learn how to be involved and learn advocacy strategies related to SLP and OT practices in Washington State


Lauren Ashbaugh headshot Lauren Ashbaugh, Ph.D, NCSP, is a licensed clinical and school psychologist who consults with schools on the implementation of integrated mental health care, social-emotional learning (SEL), trauma-informed care, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and restorative practices. She believes strongly in the promotion of research-based practices and data-driven decision-making. She has been a keynote speaker to educational, health care, and counseling audiences across Washington, California, Minnesota, and Iowa. Lauren enjoys collaborating with human services providers of all types, and she is passionate about sustainable, evidence-based practices that promote resilience and wellness in clients/students and staff. Lauren’s clinical, school, and research experiences provided her with in-depth knowledge of trauma, resilience, behavior, and evidence-based interventions. She is dedicated to expanding the capacity of schools and health care systems to meet the social-emotional and mental health needs of children and families, which necessarily involves caring for staff and administrators.

Best Western – 0.7 miles
5188 Capitol Blvd SE, Tumwater, WA 98501

LaQuinta Inn & Suites – 0.9 miles
4600 Capitol Blvd. SE; Tumwater, WA 98501
360-352-5433 ‎

Hilton Garden Inn – 3.2 miles
2101 Henderson Park Lane SE, Olympia WA 98501

Olympia Hotel at Capitol Lake – 3.7 miles
2300 Evergreen Park Drive, Olympia, WA 98502

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel – 4.5 miles
415 Capitol Way N, Olympia WA 98501

Hampton Inn & Suites – 6.5 miles
4301 Martin Way E, Olympia, WA  98516

Continental breakfast and boxed lunch will be provided on both days. Questions? Please contact Nichol Lindsay at

Thanks to our exhibitors!


eLuma logo

ICAN logo

WPS logo

Provail logo

Ensign Affiliated Facilities - Flagship Therapy logo

PRC Saltillo logo

Northwest Return to Work logo

Elevation Healthcare logo

Would you like to exhibit at PNW Therapy Summit? Contact and be sure to indicate “PNW Therapy Summit” in your message. 

Clock Hours

Clock hours provided by pdEnroller/ESD 113. Washington State Approved Clock hours will be available through pdEnroller for an additional fee for the live/virtual sessions. Participants could receive up to six hours per day for a total of 12 clock hours. Please allow 10 days for recording of attendance. An automated email generated from pdEnroller will notify you of the next steps after attendance has been recorded.

Questions – Contact


CEUs will be offered by WOTA. This course is offered at 1.0 CEU per hour for a total of 12 CEUs. CEUs are covered in the registration price. There will be no extra charge. Please allow 4 weeks for WOTA to complete CEUs.

  • WOTA members will be able to access their CEUs by logging into their membership at
  • Non-members will receive their CEUs via the email they provided at registration.


ASHA CEUs are offered by WSLHA.

This course is offered for up to 1.2 ASHA CEUs, various levels.

WSLHA charges a processing fee of $15.00 for ASHA CEUs, $10.00 for WSLHA members. Credits must be purchased prior to April 19. Any requests for credits after the date of each workshop will be denied.

Questions – Contact Megan Schoenfelder,, 253.525.5162

ASHA CE Approved Provider logo


Do you have conference questions? Please contact WOTA at


We are committed to making all reasonable arrangements that will allow attendees to participate in the Summit. If you require specific aids or services, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact ESD 113 at least two weeks in advance of the conference so that we may assist you in making arrangements that will allow you to fully participate in the conference.

Capital Events Center

Capital Event Center

6005 Tyee Dr SW, Tumwater, WA 98512