Proposals are now being accepted for the 20th Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health to be held November 5-7, 2015 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. The theme of the conference is Getting Jazzed about School Mental Health - Celebrating 20 Years of Advancing School Mental Health.
The annual conference will offer attendees 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.
The deadline for submissions is February 20, 2015 - all proposals must be submitted online:
The conference is hosted by the Center for School Mental Health (CSMH) and the IDEA Partnership (funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), sponsored by the National Association of State Directors of Special Education).