19th Annual Crisis Intervention Conference

 Crisis: The Intersection Between Risk and Opportunity


Thursday and Friday, October 1 - 2, 2015

Registration is not yet open!

Sponsored by:



Kalahari Resort & Convention Center
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965  

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 Kenote 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 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. 

Registration Cost
Early Bird $190
(before 9/18/15)
Registration $215
(after 9/18/15
Four or more $170
(per person rate)
Cost include:
  • Conference materials
  • Two breakfasts
  • Thursday lunch
  • Thursday reception
  • Breaks 
Walk-in registrations cannot be guaranteed meals


Scholarships for consumers will be available for the conference, Information will be available later this summer. Please check back.



A block of 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.  A deposit of one night's lodging will be assessed at the time the reservation is made.

Continuing Education Units or UW-Stevens Point Credit Option
​Continuing Education Units (CEUs) ​Earn UWSP Credit
​Thursday ​6 contact hrs .6 CEUs​

​A 1-credit UWSP undergraduate/graduate option may be available in conjunction with this conference. Full tuition must be paide at the time of course registration and tuition is in addition to the workshop registration fee. ​ ​

​Friday ​3 contact hrs ​.3 CEUs
​Full Conference ​9 contact hrs ​.9 CEUs



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


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 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.