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STATEWIDE, REGIONAL EVENTS, TRAINING and WEBINAR TRAINING
PAR Solutions Conference information for 2018 coming soon!
James E. Anderson Pennsylvania Conference on Juvenile Justice for 2018 coming soon!
GOVERNOR'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE for PEOPLE with DISABILITIES Meeting Dates for 2018
The 2018 meetings of the Governor’s Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities will be one day, face-to-face meetings, on the following dates.
Friday, February 16, 2018 Friday, May 25, 2018 Friday, September 07, 2018 Thursday, November 29, 2018
All meetings are scheduled from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM, at the following location: PA Department of Education’s Heritage Room, 333 Market St, Harrisburg, PA 17126
PENNSYLVANIA COMMUNITY on TRANSITION CONFERENCE - 2018 Pennsylvania Planning Today for a Winning Tomorrow
July 25-27, 2018 Penn Stater Center and Hotel, State College, PA
If you are interested in presenting at the 2018 Pennsylvania COP Transition Conference July 25-27, 2018 at the Penn Stater Conference Center and Hotel in State College, PA. The deadline for conference proposal submissions is – January 22, 2018.
We encourage you to share the Conference Overview & Call for Proposal Guidelines form with all of your network stakeholders.
Please direct any questions or concerns regarding this year’s conference to email@example.com
CONTEST FOR YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION
Submissions due January 19, 2018
Prevent Suicide PA’s Sixth Annual PSA Contest for Youth Suicide Prevention
It’s that time of year again! Time for our Annual PSA contest for youth suicide prevention. We have been amazed at the ways youth can reach out, speak their voice, and spread the message that suicide is preventable. We have some new ways to create a PSA this year. Please read the rules carefully as they have all of the details.
Visit www.preventsuicidepa.org to find full details, including the letter to schools, school flyer, contest rules, and timeline. Be sure to read the letter to schools and full contest rules as they outline some changes as well as unique opportunities for those who enter.
PA ASSOCIATION OF PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION SERVICES 2018 POSTER CONTEST
2018 PAPRS Conference: Finding the Way to Real Connections in the Community RESPECT Poster Contest
Resolve to Eliminate Stigma: Participate & Enjoy Community Togetherness
This popular poster contest is back by popular demand! Individuals are invited to showcase their artistic talent and their commitment to fighting stigma by creating a poster highlighting the fight against stigma and/or the truth about mental illness. BE CREATIVE!
Entries for the poster contest will be accepted from December 1, 2017, to April 10, 2018, at 9:00 am.
All posters will be on display at the PAPRS Conference April 10-12, 2018 at the Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, PA.
Visit the PAPRS website for more information on drop off sites etc.
Click on the title above to go to the website.
Registration is now open at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gaudenzia-25th-annual-women-and-childrens-conference-tickets-38054101843
The Keynote speaker is Elizabeth Vargas, Award-winning ABC News anchor, correspondent and author of
Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction.
You can view her biography here: https://www.greatertalent.com/speaker/elizabethvargas/
The Thursday luncheon speaker is Rabbi Mark Boroviz, author and addiction expert to inspire and bring hope, Los Angeles, CA.
The Keynote speaker on Friday morning is William R. Short, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Philadelphia, PA.
The Friday Luncheon speaker is Dr. Marlene Carson, Founder of Rahab's Hideaway, Sur-thriver of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking and CEO of The Switch Anti-Trafficking Network, Westerville, OH.
The goal of this year’s conference is to enable healthcare professionals to promote healthier outcomes for pregnant women and families. Please join us in this important promotion.
PA PEER SUPPORT COALITION'S FIRST ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Save the Date – PA Peer Support Coalition’s First Annual Conference: Coming Together: Creating a Culture of CommUNITY
April 6, 2018, in State College
The agenda on the website below.
Earl Granville (PA National Guard Staff Sergeant)
Dan O'Brien Mazza (Director of Peer Support Services/VA Central Office of Mental Health Services Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Services)
SAVE THE DATE
APRIL 16-17, 2018 Hershey Lodge, Hershey PA
PENNSYLVANIA FAMILY GROUP DECISION MAKING STATEWIDE CONFERENCE
KEYSTONE CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM'S COMMUNITY CRISIS CONFERENCE (KCIT)
May 2-4, 2018 State College PA
Keystone Crisis Intervention Team’s (KCIT) Community Crisis Conference is taking place on May 2-4, 2018 in State College, PA. This statewide conference will discuss responding to a crisis in the community, with a focus on trauma-informed interventions. Topics will include grief, vicarious trauma, working with individuals with Autism and other disabilities, LGBTQ, and lessons learned from those who have experienced or responded to a community crisis. The overall goal of the conference is to provide insight into community crisis response. It will also be an opportunity for people to interact with individuals they may not otherwise have contact with unless a community crisis arises.
If you would like to register or have any questions, please follow this link: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=6nqn8gdab&oeidk=a07ee943wcp1b1cd611
PA CARES SIXTH ANNUAL TRAINING SUMMIT
MAY 24, 2018
Place: Elizabethtown, PA
This summit will expand the knowledge base and skills of behavioral health providers who deliver services to active military members, veterans, and their families.
CONFERENCE JUVENILE DETENTION CENTERS and ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS (JDCAP) PA JUVENILE JUSTICE SERVICE CONFERENCE
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS September 26-28, 2018 Kalahari Resort and Conventions, 250 Kalahari Blvd., Pocono Manor, PA 18349
Sponsored by: Juvenile Detention Centers and Alternative Programs (JDCAP) The Juvenile Detention Centers and Alternative Programs is pleased to issue a
“Call for Presentations” for our upcoming PA Juvenile Justice Service Conference being held September 26-28, 2018, at the Kalahari Resort and Conventions in Pocono Manor, PA.
To make this Conference successful for juvenile justice professionals, we need subject matter experts who are willing to share their wealth of knowledge. For more information, please visit http://www.jdcap.org/Pages/ConferenceInformation.aspx.
OFFICE OF EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES AND PLANNING
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Office of Educational Resources and Planning (OERP)
3811 O’Hara St., Champion Commons Bldg.-3rd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 412.275.3691 or 412.204.9080
The Office of Educational Resources and Planning (previously Office of Education and Regional Programming) or OERP is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art training and technical assistance to mental health service providers throughout western Pennsylvania and beyond. Utilizing the knowledge and expertise of staff and faculty who are leaders in clinical care and research, the OERP strives to assist providers in achieving and maintaining the highest level of quality standards in the services provided to mental health consumers and family members.
THE WRITING TOOLKIT FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING: GENRE AND DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC WRITING
presented by The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education.
February 8, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Webinar
March 7, 2018 - 4:00PM - 4:30 PM (Optional Follow Up Webinar)
In this session, participants continue to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to improve writing instruction for students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Phases of genre-specific writing instruction, such as learning about the genre, evaluating genre, and writing genre, will be discussed.
Because students who are knowledgeable about text structure recall and write text better than others who aren't this session will highlight the importance of making text structure for the genres of narrative, informational/explanatory, and opinion/argumentative writing visually explicit.
Presenter(s): Dr. Lana Edwards Santoro
You may register online by clicking on the name of the event on the Training Events Calendar at http://www.pattan.net/category/Training/Calendar/
WEBINARS from the NATIONAL CONSUMER TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER Doors to Wellbeing
Free but must pre-register. Held every last Tuesday. Many webinars available to listen to as well.
Webinar - Self-Care for the Peer Specialist January 30th at 2:00 p.m.
Workshop participants will learn to define mental health and wellness for themselves, understand how their mental health and wellness affects their work as a peer specialist and develop personal tools for improving and maintaining mental health and wellness.
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New care coordination payment and service delivery models continue to emerge, such as Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers (CCBHCs), which require care coordination with child welfare and therapeutic foster care agencies.