19th Annual Crisis Intervention Conference

Crisis: The Intersection between Risk and Opportunity

Thursday and Friday, October 1 - 2, 2015
 Registration is not yet open!


Kalahari Resort & Convention Center
Wisconsin Dells, WI  53965


2014 Conference Handouts 


​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

​2015 Keynote Speakers

A FABULOUS Way to Build Professional Resilience
Barbara Rubel, Griefwork Center, Inc., Kendall Park, New Jersey

Living with Schizophrenia
Bill MacPhee, CEO/Founder, Magpie Media, Inc., Buffalo, New York

The Power of 6: Crisis Intervention from Cells to Clouds
Jonathan Singer, Professor of Social Work, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Registration and Fees

Fees include conference materials, two breakfasts and lunch on Thursday, breaks and Thursday evening Reception. 

$190 if received by Friday, September 18, 2015
$215 if received after Friday, September 18, 2015 

Walk in registrations cannot be guaranteed meals or materials.  

Cancellation Fee:  Full refunds granted upon receipt of written request received by September 18, 2015. Refunds after September 18, 2015, will be assessed a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be given after September 30, 2015. Substitutions can be made at anytime, but no shows will be responsible for the full conference fee.

NOTE: When registering, on the demographics page, please enter your first name in the first box and last name in the second.
Registration Discount of $170 per person applies for agencies sending four (4) or more people to the conference. Please note registrations must be completed together. This discount cannot be applied retroactively to individual registrations from the same agency.


A block of lodging rooms has been reserved until August 30, 2015 at the single rate of $70. 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 19th Annual Crisis Intervention Conference 2015 room block to get the conference rate.  Adeposit of one night's lodging will be assessed at the time the reservation is made.



Scholarships for Consumers will be available for the conference.  ​Information will be available later this summer. Please check back for more information.

​Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

External CEU credits will be sought for the 2015 conference. Please check back for more information. 
A CEU certificate will be provided for registrants to record hours at the conference. 

Thursday = 6 contact hours (.6 CEUs)
Friday = 3 contact hours (.3 CEUs)
Entire Conference = 9 contact hours (.9 CEUs) 

Earn UWSP Credit

A one-credit UW-Stevens Point undergraduate or graduate course may be available in conjunction with the 19th Annual Crisis Intervention Conference. Full tuition must be paid at the time of course registration and is in addition to the workshop registration fee. 

​Interested in Exhibiting

Learn more about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities.  Contact Wayne Sorenson at wsorenso@uwsp.edu or at 800-898-947 with questions.


For questions about conference or registration please contact:

UW-Stevens Point Continuing Education and Outreach