Annual NCSMH Conference 2021 on Advancing School Mental Health

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October 14-15, 2021
Live virtual and pre-recorded sessions


This conference is hosted by the National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH; funded in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.


The theme of this year's conference is School Mental Health: Moving Forward Together. Each year, the Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health brings together leaders, practitioners, researchers, and other stakeholders in the school mental health field to share the latest research and best practices. The conference emphasizes a shared school-family-community agenda to bring high-quality and evidence-based mental health promotion, prevention, and intervention to students and families as part of a multi-tiered system of supports.

Conference Components:

  • 9 Specialty Tracks
  • Over 100 Sessions
  • Keynotes
  • Symposia
  • Poster Sessions


>> View the complete Program Booklet for session details and more information.


NOTE: All sessions may not be approved for the awarding of continuing education credit. CE packets will clearly note any non-credit CE sessions.

If you have any questions, please contact the NCSMH team at 410-706-0980 or [email protected]. For more information, visit the School Mental Health Conferences page.

Conference Objectives:

At the end of the conference, attendees will be able to:

  1. Identify three strategies for effScectively implementing a full continuum of integrated school mental health approaches to support students’ academic, behavioral, and social-emotional success.
  2. List three evidence-based practices in school mental health.
  3. Identify three action steps to meaningfully partner with youth and families in school mental health.

Want more information and school mental health resources? Visit the Northwest MHTTC's School Mental Health page and sign up for our newsletter for regular updates about events, trainings, and resources available to the Northwest region.

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