22nd Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health

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22nd Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health

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Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Date/ Start Time: 10/19/2017, (Multi Day Event)

Website: http://csmh.umaryland.edu/Conferences/Annual-Conference-on-Advancing-School-Mental-Health/22nd-Annual-Conference-in-Washington-DC/#d.en.248150

Sponsor: Center for School Mental Health (CSMH)

Event Description:

This year’s theme is Promoting School Mental Health and Positive School Climate. The conference features nine specialty tracks, including six practice group topics as well as the three tiers of mental health services.

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. Approximately 1200 people attend this conference including clinicians, educators, administrators, youth and family members, researchers, primary care providers, advocates, and other youth-serving professionals.