Tampa 2018


March 4-7, 2018

The 31st Annual Conference was amazing! We hope you enjoyed it, learned much information, and recharged your batteries to continue the good work you do on behalf of children and families.

Details on the 32nd annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health coming soon!

About the Conference

Since 1988, this annual conference has been a leader in promoting the development of the research base essential to improved service systems for children and youth with mental health challenges and their families. Known widely as “The Tampa Conference,” this annual gathering of more than 500 researchers, evaluators, policy-makers, administrators, parents, and advocates is sponsored by the Department of Child & Family Studies at the University of South Florida, in partnership with the Children’s Mental Health Network, Morehouse School of Medicine, the National Wraparound Initiative, Casey Family Programs, Florida Institute for Child Welfare, Institute for Translational Research Education in Adolescent Drug Abuse, Transitions Research and Training Center, Child & Family Evidence Based Practice Consortium, Family-Run Executive Director Leadership Association and the Technical Assistance Network for Children’s Behavioral Health.