10th Annual Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services Training Conference

October 28, 2014 @ 8:00 am – October 29, 2014 @ 4:30 pm
Kalahari Resort & Convention Center
1305 Kalahari Drive
Baraboo, WI 53913
UWSP Continuing Education

​Conference Objectives

For Wisconsin Mental Health and Substance Abuse Community of Services and Supports:

  • Increase knowledge and skills to promote wellness, prevention, treatment, recovery, best practice, holistic care, and continuous quality improvement with the use of evidence-based practices across the lifespan.
  • Promote meaningful involvement in MH/SA Services in person and family-centered planning, services, supports, and system change.
  • Increase knowledge of peer supports, peer-run programs and topics related to Certified Peer Specialists in Wisconsin.
  • Increase knowledge and skills regarding special topics in Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Integrated Treatment.

​Who Should Attend

  • Professionals, consumers, and families in the areas of substance abuse and mental health
  • Clinicians in the criminal and juvenile justice systems
  • Domestic violence service providers
  • Adolescent treatment professionals and educators
  • Interested others

​Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

UW-Stevens Point Continuing Education Units (CEUs) through the Department of Sociology will be applied for, with the anticipated hours for each day listed below.  A CEU certificate will be be provided for registrants to record hours at the conference.  Additional accreditation may be sought, but please consult with your professional association or licensing board regarding the applicability of the conference for your profession.

Tuesday = 6 contact hours (.6 CEUs)
Wednesday = 6 contact hours (.6 CEUs)
Entire Conference = 12 contact hours (1.2 CEUs)


A block of rooms is available at the Kalahari Resort & Convention Center. Lodging rates will be $70.00 for single occupancy and $129.00 for double through quadruple occupancy. The rooms will be held until September 27, 2014. Please make your own reservations directly with the Kalahari by calling 877-253-5466. Be sure to mention the Annual Substance Abuse Statewide Meeting room block to get a room within the conference lodging block.

​Interested in Exhibiting

Learn more about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities. Contact Wayne Sorenson at wsorenso@uwsp.edu or at 800-898-9472 with questions.


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