1. Understand the current research and practices in mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disabilities for transition aged youth related to access and the quality of care that contributes to resiliency and healthy development.
2. Identify best practice prevention and intervention for use in schools, colleges, behavioral health setting, and work force development centers.
3. Identify resources to assist families, schools, and communities prevent trauma and build partnerships that strengthen the success rate of youth, with mental health and other disabilities, navigate the transition to adulthood.
This symposium has been approved for .8 CEU's and 8 contact hours.
Behavioral Health Practitioners (Community Service Boards, Private Practices, Private Agencies)
Pediatrician Practice offices
Health Department offices
Parents, Guardians and Advocates
Youth Development Agencies/YMCAs, YWCAs
Schools, School Social Workers, Private schools
Colleges and Universities
Dept of Social Services (State and local)
We thank our partners, the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the Virginia Department of Education, for their assistance and endorsement of this symposium.
We also extend a special note of appreciation to the members of the Symposium Steering Committee who gave of their time, expertise, and community connections to develop the 55th Annual Children's Mental Health Symposium.
$99.00 per person till 4/14/2017.
Fee after 4/14/2017 is $110.00
If four individuals from the same organization register together than the fifth registration is free. All five individuals must register as a group and pay under one card.