NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania | Annual Child and Adolescent Mental Health Conference | Friday, March 8, 2019
Pittsburgh Airport Marriott
777 Aten Road
Coraopolis, PA 15108
NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania’s annual Child and Adolescent Mental Health Conference will take place on Friday, March 8, 2019, at the Pittsburgh Airport Marriott. This day-long event will equip attendees with the skills and strategies needed to improve outcomes for children and adolescents with mental health needs and provide a better understanding of best practices and the latest research in child and adolescent mental health. This conference is designed for parents and caregivers, behavioral health professionals, health care providers, and educators.
Registration to open in December 2018.
CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS NOW OPEN!
Deadline for submission is Thursday, September 27, 2018.
WORKSHOP LENGTH: 75 minutes. This includes time for Q&A.
AUDIENCE: Social Workers, Psychologists, Special Education & Classroom Teachers, Therapists, Nurses, Pediatricians, Counselors, Corrections Workers, School Administrators, Early Childhood Professionals, Parents & Caregivers.
WORKSHOP TOPICS: Including but not limited to: Brain Development; Impact of Social Media/Technology; Effective Clinical Treatment Options; Effective Alternative Treatment Options; Evidence-Based Interventions; Assessment and Testing; Crisis Intervention; Current Legislation; Classroom Strategies and Interventions; Trauma-Informed Schools; Compassionate Schools; Suicide Prevention & Awareness; Substance Abuse; Trauma; Reaching Underserved Populations; LGBTQIA+; Mindfulness; Youth-led Initiatives; Transition Age Topics; School-to-Work; Independent Living Skills; Promoting Resiliency; Advocacy; Culturally Appropriate Services & Supports; Cultural-Based Trauma; Empowering Parents & Caregivers; Navigating the Mental Health System