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Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health

NEW Call for Poster Presentations!

Related to numerous requests and to encourage the opportunity for the sharing of new research and innovation in school mental health, we invite interested individuals to submit a proposal for a poster presentation This request for poster submissions offers individuals the potential to present their school mental health findings to a broad audience and offers brainstorming and networking opportunities for presenters to advance their work. The deadline for poster submissions is June 15, 2018 5:00 pm (EST)All abstracts must be submitted online.

Download the conference schedule the full program booklet will be available for download soon. 

Download our conference flyer to share with your colleagues! 

Registration is now OPEN! Register by June 30, 2018 for early bird rates! 

 Registration rates



(on or before 6/30/18)





General $495 $520 $545
Speaker $395 $420 $445

Planning Committee/ Advisory Board member

$395 $420 $445
Student/Scholarship support $285 $310 $335


Conference hotel

Red Rock Casino, Resort, and Spa

11011 W. Charleston Blvd.

Las Vegas, NV 89135

(866) 767-7773 

RESERVE NOW ONLINE! Attendees can also call or fax their individual reservations directly into the Resort's reservations department. Please provide the event name, "Advancing School Mental Health Conference" when making your reservation. Each individual is required to provide a credit card and one night's room and tax deposit. Rates cannot be changed at check-in or check-out for guests who fail to identify their affiliation at the time the reservation is made. Individual reservations must be received no later than 30 days prior to the Group's arrival date or Friday, September 07, 2018. After the cut-off date, any new reservation or date or other changes to an existing room reservation will be accepted based upon space and rate availability.

The discounted guest room rate is $195 per night plus a $10.00 daily resort fee, which includes basic daily in-room internet, daily newspaper, scheduled shuttle to and from McCarran International Airport and Strip, and admission to the exercise facility at the Resort.  The hotel room tax is 13% per night will be applied to each guest room.

Housekeeping Gratuities/Room Deliveries: All guests arriving at the Resort as a group are subject to service charges for housekeeping gratuities. This current cost of $2.00/per room/per day is at the discretion of the individual.


Nominate an Indivdival or a Collaborator Today!

Juanita Cunningham Evans Memorial Award
Annual award in remembrance of Juanita Cunningham Evans to be given to an individual who has significantly impacted the advancement of school mental health policy, research, and/or practice. Nominate an outstanding individual today!
Youth and Family Partnership Award
One exemplar school district, organization, or school mental health program that effectively partners with youth and families in delivering quality school mental health programming will be honored. Nominate an excellent collaborator today!

Interested in being an exhibitor or a sponsor?

View our exhibitor opportuntunities and sponsorship packages

For more information on the Annual Conference, contact Sylvia McCree-Huntley by phone 410-706-0981 or email  


Previous Conferences: 

22nd Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

21st Annual Conference in San Diego, CA

20th Annual Conference in New Orleans. LA