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The mission of the Wyoming Higher Education Mental Health & Substance Abuse Summit is “to convene student affairs mental health, and substance abuse professionals and administrators in higher education in Wyoming to inform and inspire research and best practices for college student mental health promotion and suicide and alcohol abuse prevention. To this end, participants will exchange knowledge, engage in dialogue, develop skills, and strengthen the network of higher education professionals working in mental health and substance abuse prevention in Wyoming.”
The 7th annual Summit will be held March 5-6, 2014 in Laramie at the Holiday Inn of Laramie, with a pre-conference training on March 3-4. The pre-conference workshop will be the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST). The focus of this year’s Summit will be on fostering town gown relationships to support students and the community.
Past Summits have provided training on recognizing and responding to suicide risk, gatekeeper training, students of concern/behavioral intervention teams, motivational interviewing, student veterans, and other mental health and substance abuse topics.
Location: Holiday Inn of Laramie 204 30th Street, Laramie, WY 82070 -- 307-721-9000 or 888-259-9061. Ask for the Wyoming Mental Health and Substance Abuse Conference rate of $83.00/night
Registration fee: $50 per person for early bird registration (before February 19). After February 19, $75/person.
CEU's are available - Certificates of Attendance will be awarded which satisfies CE requirements for Wyoming LPC and LCSW and can be used to self-report to other boards.