Safe and Healthy Schools Conference
Event Details
Doubletree Hotel Columbus/Worthington
175 Hutchinson Ave
Columbus, OH, 43235

The 2018 Safe and Healthy Schools Conference, hosted by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Ohio Department of Education and PreventionFIRST! will present state and local partnerships and practices that demonstrate a cross systems approach and evidence-based strategies for school safety and to prevent and address behavioral health needs in Ohio schools. This conference will inform and engage school and community stakeholders in building their local capacity to create safe and supportive environments for students in preschool through 12th grade.

Conference Objectives:
  1. Enhance system capacity to prevent and address the seriousness of safety and behavioral health problems locally.
  2. Provide interdisciplinary approaches to develop and implement integrated, comprehensive, data-driven strategic plans.
  3. Provide documented effective community-based models and mentors for communities wishing to adopt plans and practices to prevent youth risk behaviors and provide safety and effective behavioral health services.

Intended Audience
The Conference is designed for: Parents, District Leadership, Law Enforcement, Child Welfare Professionals, Juvenile Justice Professionals, Early Childhood Professionals, Behavioral Health Professionals, School Nurses and Community Health Professionals, School Administrators, School Staff and Before and After School Professionals, Schoo Social Workers & Counselors.

Cost & Cancellation Information
Registration Fee:        2 Day
                                       $100 per person 
                                      1 Day
                                       $50 per person 
Registration fee includes: admission to all sessions, educational materials, continuing education credit, continental breakfast, lunch, and breaks.

Purchase Orders need to be made out to Garrison and Associates, Inc.

Deadline to register is May 25, 2018.
Cancellation Fee:
Cancellations will be accepted in writing only and refunds given minus a 20% administrative processing fee until May 25, 2018. Cancellations received after May 25, 2018 will NOT be reimbursed. Substitutions will be permitted with prior approval. For attendees using an agency purchase order, the purchase order is a binding agreement to pay and no-shows will be billed.

Click on the links below to learn more about the Safe Schools and Healthy Students Initiative in Ohio: