Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health
This year's conference will be held Septempter 18-20, 2014 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown in Pittsburgh, PA. The Conference is hosted by the Center for School Mental Health (CSMH; funded by the Health and Resources Services Administration) and the IDEA Partnership (funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Special Education). The theme of the conference is School Mental Health: Enhancing Safe, Supportive and Healthy Schools. The conference features thirteen specialty tracks and also includes a special topic area on funding and sustainability in school mental health. The Annual Conference offers speakers and participants numerous opportunities to advance knowledge and skills related to school mental health practice, research, training, and policy. The conference emphasizes a shared school-family-community agenda to bring high quality and evidence-based mental health promotion, prevention, and intervention to students and families. The intended audience for the conference includes clinicians, educators, administrators, youth and family members, researchers, primary care providers, advocates, and other youth-serving professionals. Click here to view this year's save the date.
Thank you to everyone for submitting proposals. Presenters and attendees may register online here, or by filling out the registration form and faxing it to (410) 706-0984.
Click here to view a draft of this year's program booklet.
1) Identify three or more strategies for effectively implementing a full continuum of integrated approaches to reduce barriers to learning.
Policy on Copyright Materials
The CSMH’s commercial disclosure policy prohibits the introduction, representation, and/or selling of services and products, and the use of commercial logos in handouts or on slides in all conference sessions except during the exhibit and poster session. In addition, the policy prohibits selling of services and products outside of the exhibit area. If your proposed presentation will promote specific products or services that are cost items, then you must apply for an exhibit session and be a paid exhibitor.
Standards of Professional Conduct Policy
American Disabilities Act
Archived Presentations and Program Booklets