18th Annual Crisis Intervention Conference
Through Their Eyes: Persevering Toward
Mark your Calendars!
September 25-26, 2014
Kalahari Resort & Convention
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Online registration will be available in July. To register, please call UWSP Continuing Education at 715-346-3838.
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) CEU Endorsement will be sought for the 2014 Conference.
A total of 9 contact hours (.9 CEUs) are available for
Thursday=6 contact hours (.6 CEUs); Friday=3 contact
hours (.3 CEUs)
A CEU certificate will be available for registrants to
record hours at the conference.
Mental Health America
The conference recognizes and thanks the Charles E. Kubly Foundation for providing funding to support the appearance of 2014 keynote speaker John Halligan.
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
2014 Conference Lodging
A block of lodging rooms has been reserved
until August 24, 2014 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 make sure to reference the 18th Annual Crisis Intervention
Conference 2014 room block to get the conference rate.
Please note a deposit of one night's lodging will be assessed at the time the
reservation is made.
2013 Conference Keynote Speakers
Enhancing Clinical Skill and Knowledge in
Managing the Suicidal Patient: Bridging the Gap Between Suicidology Expertise
and Standard Practice
Daniel DeBrule, Ph.D., H.S.P.P., Clinical
Psychologist, Houston VA Hospital, Houston, Texas
Sponsored by Mental Health America of
A Goalie's Burden: Assessing Youth
Himanshu Agrawal, M.D., Psychiatrist, Northwest
Counseling and Guidance Clinic, Frederic, Wis.
Sponsored by Northwest
Humor, Wellness, and
Will Miller, Ph.D., Therapist and Teacher, Purdue
University and Host of Dr. Will's Neighborhood Podcast at www.drwill.com, West
Registration Fees & Deadline
include conference materials, two breakfasts and lunch on Thursday, breaks and
Thursday evening Reception.
$185 if received by Friday, September 12,
$210 if received after Friday, September
Walk in registrations cannot be guaranteed
meals or materials.
Discount-$160 per person for agencies that send 4 or more people to the
conference. Please note that registrations must all arrive together. This
discount cannot be applied retroactively to individual registrations from the
same agency. The registration discount link appears at the top of this page.
refunds granted upon receipt of written request received by September 12, 2014.
Refunds after September 12, 2014 will be assessed a $25 processing fee. No
refunds will be given after September 27, 2014. Substitutions can be made at
anytime, but no shows will be responsible for the full conference fee.
Online registration will open in mind-July.
Consumer scholarships may be available for the
conference. Please check back for the application and instructions when they become available. The scholarship registration deadline is Friday, August 31, 2014. After that date, applications will be reviewed and scholarships will be awarded. Online registration does not secure a scholarship.
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 (email@example.com)
or the Wisconsin Association of Peer Providers (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Both public consumer forums won't arrange rides, but you can post a request and
see if anyone answers.
2013 Conference Materials
Available for Print
for access to the conference handouts that speakers made available prior to the 2013 conference. Keep checking back as we will post handouts we receive from presenters after the event.
Earn UWSP Credit
A one-credit UWSP course
may be available in conjunction with the 18th Annual Crisis Intervention Conference. Full Tuition must be paid at the time of course registration and is
in addition to the workshop registration fee. Click here for the course syllabus and current tuition rates.
is available. Contact Wayne Sorenson at email@example.com
for more information.
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