Save the Date!
2017 PA CARES Training Summit Supporting Active Military Members, Veterans and their families.
Location: Army Heritage Education Center, Soldiers Drive, Carlisle, PA May 10, 2017
The 5th annual PA CARES Training Summit will expand the knowledge base and skills of behavioral health providers who deliver services to active military members, veterans, and their families.
Targeted audience includes, but is not limited to: community mental health and substance abuse agencies, social workers, professional counselors, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, clergy/pastoral or spiritual practitioners, and the staff of PA Veteran Centers.
The program is planned in cooperation with the PA CARES Task Force (Pennsylvania Americans showing Compassion, Assistance and Reaching out with Empathy for Service members).
PA Department of Human Services, Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
PA Department of Health, Bureau of Public Health Preparedness
And Supported by:
PA DHS Emergency Behavioral Health Program and PA Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Mental Health Awareness
Please join us to celebrate!
Awareness Day seeks to raise awareness about the importance of children's mental health and that positive mental health is essential to a child's healthy development from birth.
We will have resources available to anyone in need of mental health services & supports!
Sponsored by Greene County Human Services, Greene County System of Care Partnership, H2O (Helping to Overcome) Youth Group,
Value Behavioral Health of PA, Washington Health System Greene, SPHS Care Center, and the Greene County Board of Commissioners
Open to the Community!
FREE FOOD & RAFFLES
Thursday, May 4, 2017
3:00pm – 6:00pm
Lions Club Park, Waynesburg
(Next to the Aquatic Park on Rt. 21, across from the Greene County Fairgrounds)
25th Annual Pennsylvania Permanency Conference SAVE THE DATE Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 1:30 p.m. – Friday, June 30th, 2017 noon
Kalahari Resorts and Conventions 250 Kalahari Blvd. Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania 18349 http://www.diakon-swan.org/
2017 Pennsylvania Suicide Prevention Conference – June 19 and 20,2017
The Pennsylvania Adult/Older Adult Suicide Prevention Coalition and the Pennsylvania Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative are hosting the 2017 Pennsylvania Suicide Prevention Conference to meet the needs of professionals, survivors, and interested parties who would like to learn more about suicide prevention, intervention, and meeting the needs of suicide survivors. The keynote speaker, breakout sessions, and workshops will be held on the first day of the conference, June 19th. Participants are invited to stay for the second day of the Conference, June 20th, if they're interested in attending a suicide prevention training. The link to the conference page is below. http://www.preventsuicidepa.org/annual-conference
The registration fee includes sessions, handouts, continental breakfast, breaks, and lunch. Rates are per person unless otherwise specified. Registration deadline is June 12, 2017. Conference registration fee is $150 per person.
2017 Pennsylvania Community on Transition Conference: Pathways to Success: Transitioning into Tomorrow Together
Conference Overview & Proposal Guidelines-click here
Date Saver-click here
This year’s conference is scheduled for August 9 – 11, 2017 at the Penn Stater Conference Center and Hotel in State College, PA.
We encourage you to share the Conference Overview & Call for Proposal Guidelines form with all of your network stakeholders. I know there are a lot of you doing great work around transition and so I am hoping that we will get a good response of behavioral health proposals this year! Please consider presenting as this is one way to disseminate the promising work that is being accomplished through your programs.
The deadline for conference proposal submissions is – January 23, 2017
Please direct any questions or concerns regarding this year’s conference to: firstname.lastname@example.org