Call for Presentation Proposals

The Call for Presentations closed on December 15, 2016 and all presenters were notified. However, we have extended the deadline for poster presentations only until March 15, 2017.

Submissions that fit under one or more of the following sub-themes are requested:

Improving Collaboration among Families, Educators, Clinicians, and other Youth-System Staff
School-Wide Approaches for Prevention and Intervention
Improving the Quality of Services
Increasing Implementation Support
Enhancing Cultural Humility and Reducing Racial, Ethnic, and Other Disparities

Preferred presentation types:

  • Research-based
  • Practice-based strategy related
  • Can be used in a school or classroom context


  • K-12 administrators, counselors, educators, nurses, and social workers
  • Youth serving agency employees
  • Community mental health service providers: counselors, psychologists, and social workers

Deadline to Submit Proposals: December 15, 2016

  • Proposals will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis. Please submit as soon as possible to assure consideration. We have a preset number of sessions and poster presentation space.
  • Proposals can be submitted here (you will be taken to an external site) CLICK HERE.
  • Selected presenters will be notified by December 22, 2016.
  • If you would like early feedback on your proposal summary, please contact Lee Fletcher.

Presentation formats

Conference presentation sample topics:

  • Bullying
  • Children of Military Members and Veterans
  • Early Childhood (4k-G3)
  • Early Identification
  • Early Intervention
  • Engaging School Resource Officers in School Behavioral Health
  • Evidence-based Practices
  • Family Engagement
  • Integrated Service Models
  • Inter-agency Collaborations
  • Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
  • PBIS
  • Policy & Legal Implications of School Mental and Behavioral Health
  • Special Education
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Technology Tools to Support SWPBIS and SMH
  • Universal Screening
  • Youth Engagement

Oral Presentations

  • Breakout sessions are 60 minutes in length.
  • Projection screen, projector, and power source are provided. Computers or audio equipment will not be provided for presentations. Presenters are responsible to provide any additional equipment, including standard computer-to-projector connection capability including the proper cables to connect to a projector that accepts 15-pin or HDMI.
  • If handouts are to be distributed, please supply approximately 50 copies.

Poster Presentations

  • Poster session will occur during a reception in the early evening on April 27.
  • Students (undergraduate and graduate), teachers, and other service providers are especially encouraged to propose a poster.
  • Posters should be mounted on a portable rigid surface (e.g., cardboard, foam board) for display on an easel.
  • Poster should be no larger than 3′ x 4′.
  • Electrical outlets, projectors, or other A/V equipment will not be provided for poster sessions.
  • If handouts are to be distributed, please supply approximately 50 copies.

Before you submit, you will need the following:

Title of Submission Brief Description (250 words max) Summary (50 words) At least one sub-theme from above identified under which you will be submitting Name and affiliations of all presenters CVs for all presenters Completed Education Documentation Form

  1. OBJECTIVES – List in operational/behavioral terms. Each objective must have corresponding content.
  2. CONTENT(topics) – List each topic and provide an outline of the content to be presented
  3. TIME FRAME – List for each topic
  4. FACULTY – List for each topic
  5. TEACHING STRATEGIES – Describe method(s) used for each topic.Sample teaching strategies would include but not be limited to the following: PowerPoint, Video, Handouts, Case Examples, Lecture, Presentation, Group discussion, Brief scenarios/cases.

Poster Presentations ONLY: Please submit a BLANK Education Documentation Form. The field is required for Oral Presentations.

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