20th Annual Crisis Intervention Conference

Collaborative Crisis Prevention and Intervention

September 29-30, 2016

Kalahari Resort & Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells, WI

 

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Who Should Attend
 
Consumers and family members, administrators, front-line workers and community professionals involved in crisis intervention from the following areas:


 •Court Personnel
 •Law Enforcement
 •School Administrators
 •Emergency Services Personnel & Faculty Personnel
 •Mental Health Professionals
 •Social Workers
 •Hospital Personnel
 •Substance Abuse Professionals
 •Jail Personnel
 •Nursing Professionals: Mental Health, Jail, and School Nurses 
 
 
2016 Keynote Speakers

The Elusive World of Psychosis: How to Help Patients Share their Pain, Hallucinations, Delusions and Dangerous Thoughts
Shawn Christopher Shea, MD, Executive Director, Training Institute for Suicide Assessment and Clinical Interviewing, Inc., Newbury N.H.
 
Why People Die by Suicide
Thomas Joiner, Ph.D., Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Deparment of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla.
 
Balancing Public Safety and Health for Justice Involved Persons with Mental Health Conditions
Henry J. Steadman, Ph.D., President, Policy Research Associates, Inc.
Delmar N.Y.
 
 
Registration Discount 
 
Registration discount of $170 per person applies for agencies sending four (4) or more people to the conference. Registrations must be completed together. This discount cannot be applied retroactively to individual registrations from the same agency. If you need assistance with your registration, please call Customer Service at 715-346-3838

Conference registation will open no later than Friday, July 29
 
 
2016 Conference Handouts will be available after September 14.
 
 

Conference registration will open no later than Friday, July 29
 
Registration Cost
Early Bird $190
(before 9/16/16)
Registration $215
(after 9/16/16)
Four or more $170
(per person rate)
   
Cost include:
  • Conference materials
  • Two breakfasts
  • Thursday lunch
  • Thursday reception
  • Breaks 
The conference reserves the right to close registration due to numbers. 

Walk-in registrations cannot be guaranteed meals.
  

Consumer Scholarships

Scholarships for consumers are available for the conference. The scholarship registration will open July 29, 2016.

Please follow this process when applying: 

 
1.      Print and complete the scholarship application form.
 

2.      Return the completed form either by US mail to the address on the form, by fax to 715-346-4045 or by email to UWSPCE-Conferences@uwsp.edu. If submitting by email, please type Crisis Scholarship Application in the subject line.

3.      Applicants should NOT submit a conference registration form with their application, nor should they register for the conference until scholarship awards are announced.

Applicants not meeting the criteria for a Consumer Scholarship, will be notified as soon as possible in order to register through the normal process.


Scholarship recipients are asked to make their own transportation arrangements to and from the conference. Conference planning members do not make those arrangements. If you are having difficulty arranging transportation, we encourage you to talk to your clubhouse or contact your agency about arranging transportation. You can also post a request to United We Stand Wisconsin (united-we-stand-wi@googlegroups.com) or the Wisconsin Association of Peer Providers (wisconsin-association-of-peer-providers@googlegroups.com). Both public consumer forums won't arrange rides, but you can post a request and see if anyone answers. 

Scholarship applicants submitting their registration forms in advance will not receive special considerations.  ​


Academic and Professional Education Credit

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point graduate and undergraduate credit may be available in conjunction with the conference. Credit tuition is in addition to the conference registration fee and is based on current University of Wisconsin System tuition.

Lodging 

A block of rooms has been reserved until August 29, 2016 at the single rate of $82. Double occupancy is $129 and triple/quadruple occupancy is $129. Make individual reservations by calling the Kalahari at 608-254-5466 or toll free at 877-253-5466. Please reference the 20th Annual Crisis Intervention Conference 2016 room block to get the conference rate.  A deposit of one night's lodging will be assessed at the time the reservation is made.
  

Exhibitors

To learn more about exhibiting and/or sponsorship opportunities, contact Wayne Sorenson at wsorenso@uwsp.edu or call 715-346-3838.

Questions? 

For additional questions regarding the conference or registration, contact UW-Stevens Point Continuing Education and Outreach at 715-346-3838 or uwspce-conf@uwsp.edu.


Cancellation Fee:  Full refunds granted upon receipt of written request received by September 15, 2016. Refunds after September 15, 2016 will be assessed a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be given after September 26, 2016. Substitutions can be made at anytime, but no shows will be responsible for the full conference fee. Last minute registrations cannot be guaranteed meals or materials.