NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania’s annual Child and Adolescent Mental Health Conference is one of the only events in the region specializing in youth mental health. Participants from all over the country attend this highly-focused event to learn about the newest research and best practices to assist and advance the mental health needs of young children, adolescents, and young adults.
The conference is geared toward parents and caregivers, mental health professionals, educators, and students. Highlights include:
The deadline for online registration is Monday, February 17, 2020.
Psychologists: 5.5 Continuing Education Hours; UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education credits for psychologists. UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Social Workers/Professional Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists: 5.5 Social Work Continuing Education Hours; Offered through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education-accredited school and, therefore, a PA pre-approved provider of social work continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC and LMFT biennial license renewal. For information on social work continuing education call (412) 624-3711.
Mental Health Professionals: 0.55 CEUs or 5.5 Contact Hours; Nurses and other health care professionals are awarded 0.55 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s). One CEU is equal to 10 contact hours. Nurses: For attending this program you will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming 5.5 hours of continuing education. These hours may be considered eligible for completing the 30 hours of continuing education required for biannual nursing re-licensure in Pennsylvania.
Peer Specialists: This program fulfills requirements for Certified Peer Specialists continuing education. A CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE WILL BE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST
ACT 48: Allegheny Intermediate Unit is recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to offer continuing education credits under Act 48 guidelines. Allegheny Intermediate Unit adheres to the Act 48 Continuing Education Guidelines.
Refund Policy: Cancellations made prior to Wednesday, February 19 will be refunded. If requesting CEUs, a $25 administrative fee will be deducted from your refund. No refunds will be issued after Wednesday, February 19.
Important note: Pursuant to the ADA, if you require specific aid or services, please contact Sara Levine Steinberg at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-366-3788. Please make all requests for accommodations prior to February 7, 2020.
Pittsburgh Airport Marriott Hotel
777 Aten Road
Coraopolis, PA 15108
Directions: From the Pittsburgh International Airport: Take Airport Parkway to Route 60 South to Montour Run Exit, follow signs to hotel. From Downtown Pittsburgh: Take Parkway West (I-279) to Montour Run Exit, follow signs to hotel.
NAMI Room Block
Start date: 2/27/20
End date: 2/28/20
Last day to book: 2/6/20