Call for Workshop Presenters: 2019 Pennsylvania Mental Health and Wellness Conference

Submit a workshop proposal for the 2019 Pennsylvania Mental Health and Wellness Conference in Harrisburg. The deadline to submit a workshop proposal is Friday, November 30, 2018.

Sessions run 75 minutes in length and they should be interactive and include time for audience questions. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

Family and Caregiver Support

  • Sibling support
  • Self-care
  • Mindfulness
  • Respite
  • Family Engagement
  • Supports for Fathers

Organizational Development and Sustainability

  • Developing and Mentoring Effective Family Leaders
  • Social Media, Making it Work for Your Agency
  • Developing Diverse Funding Sources

Supports for Specific Populations

  • Early Childhood Mental Health
  • Military families
  • First generation, immigrant families
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & questioning (LGBTQIA+) topics
  • Multi-ethnic families and children
  • Transition-age Services and Supports

Research to Practise

  • Brain/Neurobiological Research
  • Research and Evidence-based Practices/Interventions
  • Emerging Practices
  • New Research Findings
  • Early Childhood Mental Health
  • First Episode Psychosis
  • Trauma-informed Research Findings

Special Areas of Interest

  • Suicide Prevention and Awareness
  • Restorative Justice
  • Mental Health and Technology
  • Substance Use
  • Healing through the Arts
  • Rights Protection
  • Holistic Health, Wellness, and Recovery
  • Technology and Recovery

Submit Workshop Proposal online or download application.

For inquiries regarding workshops, please contact:

Susan Caban, Director of Education, NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania


Phone: 412-366-3788