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School mental health conferences

Learn more about and register for the Middle America School Mental Health Conference and the Nebraska School Mental Health Conference.

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The Middle America School Mental Health Conference and Nebraska School Mental Health Conference gather professionals from across the state and region to promote the need for strong mental health services in schools; to provide resources and training; and to advance early intervention and wraparound services for youth and families.

May 29–30, 2024
CHI Health Center Omaha
455 N 10th St, Omaha, NE 68102

Register for MASMHC

May 31, 2024
Omaha Marriott Downtown
at the Capitol District
222 N 10th St, Omaha, NE 68102

Register for NSMHC

General registration pricing

MASMHC only | $275
NSMHC only | $85
Both MASMHC and NSMHC | $330

Receptions

First night (May 29) | $30
Second night (May 30) | $30
Both nights (May 29-30) | $50

Hotel Accommodations

Marriott
Hilton

Target audience

This accredited continuing education activity is designed for licensed mental health providers, nurses, social workers, counselors, administrators, and school personnel.

Educational objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participants should be better able to:

  1. Describe the professional roles involved to provide comprehensive school mental health practices to address the mental health needs of students in both urban and rural settings.
  2. Discuss advanced insights into evidence-based mental health interventions, to apply nuanced strategies in practical, real-world scenarios within school contexts.
  3. Identify team-based strategies to help communicate information utilizing a myriad of local, state and national resources, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of support systems to enhance services for students and families in their respective communities.
  4. Cultivate a resilient and collaborative team dynamic among professionals by fostering advanced skills in resilience-building, leadership and self-care practices.

Continuing Education will be provided. Program number: 24CE00042

MASMHC agenda: CHI Health Center

Meet our keynote speakers

Wednesday, May 29

  • 7:15 a.m. MASMHC booths open
  • 7:45 a.m. MASMHC registration opens
  • 8:30 a.m. Conference welcome & vision overview
  • 8:50 a.m. Opening keynote: Dr. Elizabeth Connors, “Cultivating Hope for School Mental Health System Transformation”
  • 9:50 a.m. Break
  • 10:05 a.m. Breakout 1
  • 11:00 a.m. Break
  • 11:15 a.m. Breakout 2
  • 12:10 p.m. Break & pick up lunch
  • 12:50 p.m. State discussion 1
  • 2:15 p.m. Break
  • 2:30 p.m. Breakout 3
  • 3:25 p.m. Break
  • 3:40 p.m. Keynote 2: John Coyle, “Applying Design Thinking to Stress & Resiliency”
  • 4:40 p.m. Brief closing

5 p.m. Reception at the Capitol Marriott (registration required)

Join us for networking at the end of day one! Reception tickets are an additional $30 (or $50 for both nights) to your conference registration and include heavy appetizers and two drink tickets.

Register for day one reception

Thursday, May 30

  • 8:30 a.m. Day two welcome
  • 8:45 a.m. Keynote 3: Saun-Toy Trotter
  • 9:45 a.m. Break
  • 10:00 a.m. Breakout 4
  • 10:55 a.m. Break
  • 11:10 a.m. Breakout 5
  • 12:05 p.m. Break & pick up lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. Breakout 6
  • 1:40 p.m. Break
  • 1:55 p.m. State room discussion 2
  • 3:30 p.m. Break
  • 3:45 p.m. Youth panel
  • 4:30 p.m. Closing remarks & next steps

5 p.m. Closing MASMHC / opening NSMHC reception at the Capitol Marriott (registration required)

Register for day two reception

NSMHC agenda: Capitol Marriott

Meet our keynote speaker

Friday, May 31

  • 7:15 a.m. NSMHC booths open at the Capitol Marriott
  • 8:00 a.m. NSMHC registration opens
  • 8:30 a.m. NSMHC welcome & awards
  • 9:00 a.m. Keynote: Kyler Erickson
  • 10:00 a.m. Break
  • 10:15 a.m. Breakout 1
  • 11:00 a.m. Break
  • 11:15 a.m. Breakout 2

 

  • 12:00 p.m. Break & pick up lunch
  • 12:30 p.m. Nebraska State Action Plan
  • Discussion (General Ballroom)
  • 1:00 p.m. Break
  • 1:15 p.m. Breakout 3
  • 2:00 p.m. Break
  • 2:15 p.m. Closing youth panel
  • 3:00 p.m. Conference closing
  • 3:15 p.m. NSMHC ends

Thank you to our sponsors

Interested in sponsoring or having a vendor booth at one or both of the school mental health conferences? View our 2024-MASMHC-NSMHC-Sponsorship-Form or email Sidney Howard for more information.