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2019 Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health

2019 Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health: Safe and Supportive Schools for All Students

November 7-9, 2019

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The 2019 Advancing School Mental Health conference, November 7-9, 2019, at the Downtown Hilton Hotel, in Austin, Texas is the nation’s premier interdisciplinary conference on school mental health!  The conference brings together local, state, national, and international experts to advance knowledge and skills related to school mental health practice, research, training and policy.  Conference attendees include educators, administrators, student instructional support personnel, health and mental health practitioners, family members, youth, policymakers, researchers, advocates, child-serving agency and organization staff.

Americans with Disabilities Act

If you require special accommodations to attend or participate in the 2019 Annual Conference, please provide information about your requirements to the National Center for School Mental Health (410-706-0980) at least 30 business days in advance of the event.

Conference Overview

The Annual Conference, the nation's premier interdisciplinary conference on school mental health, brings together local, state, national, and international experts to advance knowledge and skills related to school mental health practice, research, training, and policy. Follow this link for 2019 ASMH Conference General Information.


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

1. Identify three strategies for effectively 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.


1. School Climate and Universal Mental Health Promotion

2. Prevention and Early Intervention

3. Mental Health Intervention and Treatment

4. Implementation Drivers

5. Education-Mental Health Integration and Collaboration

6. Youth and Family Partnerships in Mental Health

7. Cultural Responsiveness and Equity

8. Advocacy and Policy

9. Financing and Sustainability

View our scrolling slides for more general information about the conference!

Conference Presentations

Thursday November 7, 2019 

Conference Session 1

CS 1.01. A Brief Social Emotional Skills Assessment for Tier 2 Intervention: The ISP-Skills

CS 1.02. Adaptive Leadership Drives Implementation

CS 1.03. A Framework for Meaningful Youth Engagement

CS 1.04. Building Capacity of Rural School Personnel to Address Mental Health Ne

Handout(s): Building Capacity

CS 1.05. Building Mental Health Literate Schools, Districts, Communities

CS 1.06. City of Santa Monica Child and Youth Resource Teams-Collective Impact

CS 1.09. Educational Implications of Community Violence & Trauma

Handout(s): Case Example Questions

CS 1.10. Incorporating Substance Use Treatment into Schools

CS 1.12. Serving American Indian Youth with Academic and Behavioral Supports

CS 1.14. Sustainable Mental Health Programing

Handout(s): ESBH Directory

CS 1.15. Use What You Have, Start Where You Are Using Stress Reduction

Conference Session 2

CS 2.01. A County-Wide Three-Tiered Prevention to Intervention Model for School

CS 2.03. Causeway Galveston An Approach to Social and Emotional Learning

Handout(s): Causeway Gaveston Contact

CS 2.04. Comprehensive School-Based Suicide Prevention

Handout(s): Alignment PBIS Suicide Prevention

CS 2.05. COOL Zones Develop Children Who Are COOL, CALM, CHILL and SAFE

CS 2.06 Find Your Super Power Uniting HEROES to Create Safe & Supportive School

CS 2.07. Using National Guidance to Advance CSMHSs

CS 2.08. Health, Opioid Prevention, Education and Supports in Schools

CS 2.09. Implementing Effective Models of MTSS

CS 2.10 Lessons Learned from the Field when Engaging Young People

CS 2.11. Clinicians and Their Role in Restorative Discipline

CS 2.12. School Mental Health in the Ozarks What works, What doesn't.

CS 2.13. Transitioning to Success Planning for Reintegration after Disciplinary Alternative Placement

CS 2.15. Using Data to Improve School Mental Health Service Access

Conference Session 3

CS 3.02 Building MTSS from the Ground Up

CS 3.03. Building up the Forgotten Tier

CS 3.04. How Social Networks and Teachers Social and Emotional Competence

CS 3.05. Mental Health from a School Safety Perspective

CS 3.06. Reaching Out, Reaching In Addressing Children’s Mental Health

CS 3.07. The Grieving Student Supporting Students Coping with Loss

Handout(s): Addressing Grief Tips for Teachers and AdministratorsBereavement BookletDo's and Don'tsWhat Not to Say

CS 3.08 Using Trauma-Informed Strategies as Primary Prevention for Substance Use

Handout(s): SEOW

Topical Learning Sessions

Topical Session 1. Cultural Responsiveness and Equity

Handout(s): DAS ASMHCDecision Making Tools

Topical Session 5. Youth and Family Partnerships in Mental Health

Topical Session 6. School Mental Health Policy

Conference Session 4



CS 4.01. A Brief Intervention Strategy for School Mental Health Clinicians

CS 4.03. A Cost and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Three Levels

CS 4.04. Best Practices in School Mental Health

CS 4.05. Character Strengths in the Classroom Effectiveness

CS 4.06. School-Based Mental Health Services Building Sustainability  

CS 4.07. Compassion Resilience Toolkit Lessons Learned in a Statewide Roll-out

CS 4.08. Expanding Clinical Mental Health Services in North Texas

CS 4.09. Expanding Knowledge and Best Practices in SBMH Approaches

Handout(s): BINGO

CS 4.10. Facilitators and Barriers to Systems Change Lessons Learned

Handout(s): Community Schools Overview

CS 4.11. Fortifying the Backbone of Safe and Supportive Schools

CS 4.12. Indiana Social-Emotional Learning Competencies

CS 4.14. Promoting Implementation and Sustainment of Tier 2

CS 4.15. Supporting Culturally Relevant Evidence-Based Practices

Conference Session 5

CS 5.01. A Practical and Proven Solution to Implement SEL

Handout(s): Practical Proven SEL

CS 5.03. Assessment and Implementation of Community Based Mental Health Services

CS 5.04. Better Together! Eliminating Barriers to Whole Child Health

CS 5.05. Chicago Public Schools Healing Trauma Together Program

Handout(s): Professional Development OfferingsTESITRS-D Domains & DescriptorsHTT InfographicTRS Tool

CS 5.07. Data-informed, Targeted Interventions for Improving Emotion Regulation

CS 5.08. Development of the TRAILS Coach Network Community Partnership

CS 5.09. Hurricane Harvey Recovery

CS 5.12. School Social Workers Operating at the Intersection

CS 5.13. School-Based Mental Health Services Integration in Rural Missouri

CS 5.14. Strengthening Tier 2 Trauma-Based Supports at the Elementary Level

Conference Session 6

CS 6.01. Building Our Superpowers

CS 6.02. Breaking Down the Barriers of Mental Health Crisis in the Schools

Handout(s):  Counseling Services Referral FormProcedures for School Based Counseling ReferralsSuicide Ideation Procedures

CS 6.04 Development of a Diagnostic Interview for with Intellectual Disabilities

CS 6.06. Guiding the Implementation Fidelity of a Team-based Tier 3 Supports

CS 6.07. Identifying and Removing Barriers: School-Based, Trauma-Focused Group

CS 6.08. Linkages A Model for Mental Health Education and Suicide Prevention

CS 6.12. Sustaining Collaboration Across Stakeholders to Promote School Health

CS 6.14. Promoting Partnerships between Schools and Community Providers

CS 6.15. Who Do I Want You to Be Racial Cultural Trauma in Schools

Friday November 8, 2019 


Adapting Evidence based Practices for Specific Populations: The intersection between utilizing effective practices and ensuring fit and relevancy


S 01. Applications of Motivational Interviewing as a Core Component

S 02. Best Practices in the Implementation of Universal Screening

S 03. Culturally Responsive Mental Health Practice RAICES

S 04. Developing, Implementing, and Sustaining University-School Mental Health

S 06. Figuring out the Missing MTSS Puzzle Piece

S 07. Implementation Science-Based Technical Assistance: The MHTTC Network

Handout(s): MHTTC National School Mental Health Curriculum Overview

S 08. Innovations in Internalizing

S 09. Meeting Student Needs: Integrating Mental Health/Whole Child Goals

S 10. Mindfulness-Based Intervention in Schools

S 11. Research on Promoting School Safety by Addressing School Mental HealthPart 2

S 12. The Power of Relationships

S 13. Trauma-Informed Care in Schools

Handout(s): Project SummaryResponder Model InfographicSRO Course Outline & Objectives

S 15. Where Education and Medicine Meet

Conference Session 7

CS 7.01. The Intersection of K-12 Education and Behavioral Health

CS 7.02. Building Community Partnerships with Family-Run Organizations

Handout(s): Family Engagement Resource Regional FRO Listing for SAMHSA Administrator

CS 7.04. Creating the ‘House That Smiles’ - Optimizing School Climate

CS 7.05. Developing Systems as a Guide for Implementation

CS 7.06. Effectively Using Data to Select, Implement, and Evaluate Tier 2 System

Handout(s): Classroom AssessmentDDR ExampleIntervention Decision Sheet

CS 7.07. Expanding Access Implementation and Funding Strategies

CS 7.09. Mental and Behavioral Health Roadmap and Toolkit for Schools

CS 7.10. How a Small Program Can Have a Big Impact

CS 7.11. Power of Sport in the Promotion of Student Achievement and Well-Being

CS 7.13. How Mental Health Conditions May Affect Student Teacher Success

CS 7.14. Cultivating Partnerships to Increase Academic Achievement

CS 7.15. Tools You Can Use Promoting Safe and Healthy Schools

Conference Session 8

CS 8.01. Advocating for School Start Time Changes

CS 8.02. Assessing Schoolwide Capacity

CS 8.03. Braiding SEL, Trauma-Informed Care and Restorative Practices

CS 8.06. Creative Ways to Engage Students and Teachers in Mental Health

CS 8.07. District-Wide Psychosocial Progress Monitoring

Handout(s): Therapy Goals & Service Delivery Checklist

CS 8.08. Engaging Families in School-Based Student Mental Health Support

CS 8.09. Making it Work at Tier 3 Lessons Learned from an Intensive Intervention

Handout(s): RENEW Implementation ChecklistRENEW Integrity checklist

CS 8.10 Preschool Expulsion Prevention Parent and Practitioner Perspectives

Handout(s): HB318 Summary

CS 8.11. RELATE: Building Positive Relationships to Reduce Racial Disparities

CS 8.12. Supporting ALL Students Through a Universal SEL Program

CS 8.13. Collaboration between Education, Mental Health and Families

CS 8.14. The TRAILS Dashboard A Web Application to Measure Outcomes

Conference Session 9

CS 9.01. Clinicians in Schools Moving from Learning to Leadership

CS 9.02. Designing a Trauma Sensitive Approach to a Student Conduct Policy

CS 9.03. Expansion of Tier II Mental Health Services

CS 9.04. MHTTC Network Strategies to Build CSMHSs

CS 9.05. Navigating the Implementation of a Successful Behavioral Health Team

CS 9.06. Promoting Mental Health Education in Schools through Legislation

CS 9.08. Reducing Stress in School A for Healthier Teachers, Students & Families

CS 9.09. Research on Promoting School Safety

CS 9.10. Schools and Communities Working Together to Support Student Well-Being

CS 9.11. Stigma Hurts, Awareness Helps Strategies and Lessons Learned

Handout(s): P2P ManualPeer to Peer Depression GO Sheet

CS 9.12. Student Wellness Begins with Us

Handout(s): PROQOL

CS 9.13. Supporting Schools to Develop and Continuously Improve Tier 3

Conference Session 10



CS 10.01. A Longitudinal Study of Two Teacher-Report Screening Measures

CS 10.02. Applying Restorative Justice Principles to your Practice

Handout(s): Applying Restorative Justice PrinciplesScenario

CS 10.04. From the Ground Up

CS 10.05. Jogging Rather Than Running Shift of Crisis to Prevention in New York

CS 10.06. Safety and Support Begin at Home

CS 10.07. Strengthening Relationships to Strengthen Outcomes

CS 10.08. The Interconnected Systems Framework

CS 10.09. The Magnificent 7 Years of Advancing Behavior Health Services

CS 10.10. Why School is Not a Walk in the Park for Our Students

CS 10.11. Using Motivational Interviewing in School-based Programming with Youth

CS 10.12. Using the School Compassionate Culture Analytic Tool

CS 10.13. Utilizing Social Work and Behavior Consultation

Saturday Novemeber 9, 2019 

Intensive Training

IT 02. An Overview of the Trust Based Relational Intervention

IT 03. Bears Share and Unicorns take their Medicine Metaphorical Stories

Handout(s): Metaphorical Storytelling

IT 04. FUERTE Curriculum Meeting the Needs of Immigrant Youth

IT 06. How Can We Trust Each Other Trust-Building Activities for Everyone

IT 07. Implementing Restorative Practices through a Multi-Tiered System

IT 09. Not Just Words Macro-Level Impact of Microaggressions

IT 10. Promoting Self-Regulation Skills in Adolescents

IT 11. The Best of Two Model Integrating a Home-Based Crisis Intervention

IT 12. Trauma Responsive Schools Race, Equity and Marginalized Students

Handout(s): ADDRESSING ToolResourcesSelf CareSpeak up Pocket Card

Conference session 11

CS 11.01 An Environmental Walk One School Commitment

CS 11.02 Implementing a Universal SEL Screener and Using a Data Framework

CS 11.03 Professional Development That Matters

Conference Session 12

CS 12.01 Increasing Mental Health Supports through Community Partnerships

Handout(s): Component Standards MatrixMeasuring SECD ToolkitResources & Other Information

CS 12.02 Georgia State-level policy, legislation, and programming

CS 12.03 Surviving or Thriving Educator Coping & Change Following a School-Based

Program Agenda


Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
3600 Presidential Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78719

Driving Directions from the Airport
From Austin-Bergstrom Airport: Exit the airport and take Highway 71 west approximately 5.5 miles to I-35. Merge onto I-35 North and take exit 234C. Turn left at the first stop light (6th Street). Travel west on 6th street for four blocks. Turn left onto Neches. The Hilton Austin Hotel is on the left on the corner of 5th & Neches.

Transportation from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to and from the Hilton is available with SuperShuttle “Shared Ride” (discount code AK5YK) or ExecuCar “Private Sedan/SUV”.
Make reservations at or use code HILTN for a 5% discount off published online fare.
Distance from Hotel: 7 miles
Drive Time: 15 minutes

Type & Typical Minumum Charge
Bus Service: 1.75 USD
Limousine: Fees vary. Contact hotel.
Super Shuttle: 16.00 USD
Rental Car: Fees vary.
Taxi: 30.00 USD

Contact Hours

Continuing Education Credit Offered

Counselors: For counselors seeking CE credit, The Institute for Continuing Education will submit a co-sponsorship application to NBCC for this program. Not all sessions may be approved for counseling CE credit. The CE materials received at the time of check-in at the CE desk will indicate any non-approved sessions.

New York: The New York State Education Department’s State Board recognizes the Institute for Continuing Education for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. Provider MHC-0016.

Ohio: The Ohio Counselor, Social Worker Board, Provider RCS 030001 recognize the Institute for Continuing Education as a provider of continuing education.

Florida: The Florida Dept. Health, Division of Counseling, Social Work, MFT, Provider BAP 255, expiration 03/2019, recognize the Institute for Continuing Education as a provider of continuing education.

Educators/Teachers: Texas teachers, school counselors, school mental health professionals, administrators and others who have an educator certification are eligible to receive up to a total of  24.5 hours of continuing education credit, including the preconference (7.5 hours) and conference (17.00 hours) awarded by the Texas Education Agency towards the renewal of their education certification.

Health Educators: Sponsored by the National Center for School Mental Health / University of Maryland School of Medicine, a designated a provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to total of 17 entry-level CECH. Therefore, an attendee can earn up to 17.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.

Marriage-Family Therapists: The Florida Dept. Health, Division of Counseling, Social Work, MFT, as a provider of continuing education, Provider BAP 255, expiration 03/2019, recognize the Institute for Continuing Education.

New York MFT: The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider MFT-0012.

Ohio: Provider RTX 100501.

Texas: The Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapy, Provider 177 recognize the Institute for Continuing Education as a provider of continuing education.

California Professionals: The Institute for Continuing Education, Provider 56590, is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs. The Institute for Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This Course meets the qualifications for up to 18.00 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCC, as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Nurses: The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California Board of Nursing, Provider 12646. It is the responsibility of nurses to deteremine if the regulationg of their licesning/certification board accept CE hours awarded by an approved CE provider of the CA board of nursing.

Occupational Therapists: The AOTA is pleased to confirm approval of University of Maryland School of Medicine, the National Center for School Mental Health as an AOTA Approved Single Course Provider of continuing education, and to assign 2.5 AOTA CEUs the conference. “The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.” As part of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)’s Approved Provider Program – Single Course Approval, AOTA is requesting that participants of this course complete a short online survey about your continuing education experience with our organization as an AOTA Approved Single Course Provider. Completing this survey will also enter you into a quarterly drawing for a $100 voucher for AOTA publications or CE. To access the survey go to

Physicians: The University of  Maryland School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Maryland School of Medicine designates this Live activity for a maximum of 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This continuing medical education (CME) activity is conditionally approved and will be certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Psychologists: The Institute for Continuing Education is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Institute for Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Not all sessions may be approved for psychology credit. The CE materials received at the time of check-in at the CE desk will indicate any non-approved sessions.

Social Workers: The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB),, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program, approves the Institute for Continuing Education, provider #1007, as a provider for social work continuing education. The Institute for Continuing Education maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 4-13-2018 - 4-13-2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this program may receive up to 18.00 clinical continuing education contact hours. Not all sessions may be approved for social work credit. The CE materials received at the time of check-in at the CE desk will indicate any non-approved sessions.

New York: The New York State Education Department’s State Board recognizes the Institute for Continuing Education for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. Provider No. SW-0025.

Ohio: Counseling and Social Work Board, Provider RCS 030001.

Florida Dept. Health, Division Social Work, MFT, Counseling, Provider BAP 255, expiration 03/2019.

New Jersey: CE credit is not offered for New Jersey social workers.

Skill Level: Due to the interdisciplinary nature of this Conference, sessions have not been rated for skill level (beginning, intermediate, advanced). Participants are urged to review session description for appropriateness for professional and personal development.

Instruction Methodology: May include lecture, audio-visual, demonstration, experiential practice of techniques, large and small group discussion.

Non-Credit Activities: Credit is not offered for breakfast, luncheon, dinner, social events, poster sessions, networking sessions, tour activities. If you have questions, contact The Institute for Continuing Education,

Ethics Hours / Academic Credit: The Conference offers no “academic” credit and CE hours awarded are not eligible toward fulfillment of a degree. No “ethics” hours are offered.

ADA: For accommodations based on disability, please contact:

Wednesday, November 6: 7.50 hrs
Thursday, November 7: 7.00 hrs
Friday, November 8: 6.50 hrs
Saturday, November 9: 3.50 hrs


Conference App

All information, include the full schedule, list of presenters, and relevant links to resources and local events can be found in our 2019 Mobile App. Download the 2019 Conference App Instructions for step-by-step directions to find, install, and log in!

Youth Leadership Summit

Do you know (or are you) a youth leader who wants to network and learn more about mental health in schools? Apply to our Youth Leadership Summit by midnight on October 25! View our Youth Leadership Summit Flyer for more information.

Call for Award Nominations

To nominate professionals in school mental health for a conference award, view our 2019 Conference Awards summary document!

Sponsorship & Exhibition

ON-SITE EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Onsite Exhibitor Registration-please complete and bring to site.

For interested exhibitors, view our 2019 ASMH Exhibitor Registration Instructions or register as an ASMH exhibitor.

For interested sponsors, view our ASMH 2019 Sponsorship Levels.

For vendors, see our W9 form.


The request for proposals is closed. Please email us at or with any questions.
For accepted presents, the Slides & Materials Submission deadline was September 15, 2019.


Thursday Keynote: Dr. Isaiah Pickens- Unlocking Potential: The Key to Transforming the Future of Our Youth.

Dr. Isaiah Pickens is the Chief Executive Officer at the UCLA-Duke Center for Child Traumatic Stress, and the founder of iOpening Enterprises.

Friday Keynote: Dr. Claire Crooks- Adapting Evidence-Based Practices for Specific Populations: The Intersection between Utilizing Effective Practices and Ensuring Fit and Relevancy.

Dr. Claire Crooks is the director of the Centre for School Mental Health and a professor at Western University in London, Ontario.

Pre-Conference Sessions

Annual School Mental Health Research Summit (invitation only)
This pre-conference summit, co-hosted by the NCSMH and the SMART Center, gathers a multi-disciplinary group of school mental health researchers to engage in highly interactive dialogue and problem-solving around current research efforts an innovations.

ABC Summit
The 4th Annual Summit on Advancing Behavioral Health Collaboratives will convene Texas educators, behavioral health professionals, and policymakers in a one-day event designed to showcase evidence-based practices for students with behavioral health needs and showcase exemplars of outstanding programs and practices happening throughout the state.  With this year’s theme, Strong Schools: Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Texas, the summit will feature PAX Good Behavior Game founder, Dennis Embry, and youth mental health advocate, Evan Transue, as well as two panel groups that will describe how they are building strong schools through exceptional school-community partnerships. The Texas Education Agency will also introduce Texas’ Project AWARE, an initiative that is increasing mental health awareness, promotion, and services in schools. View the Strong Schools Summit flyer, or Register today for the 4th Annual Summit on Advancing Behavioral Health Collaboratives | Strong Schools: Advancing Student Wellness and Resiliency in Texas

Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy Forum
ASMH 2019 Kaiser Permanente Pre-Conference Resilience flier

On November 6, the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy will host pre-conference meeting focused on addressing childhood trauma across the lifespan. This meeting will include Kaiser Permanente staff, advocates, researchers, practitioners, and policy leaders. Planning for this event is supported by the Healthy Schools Campaign and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.

We are currently at capacity for advanced registration. A limited number of spots will be available for day-of registration. If you are interested, registration opens on November 6 at 9:00am CST in room 400/402.


The Hilton Austin in downtown Austin, TX
500 East Fourth Street, Austin, TX, 78701

Reserve your room by following this link to the Hilton website. The discounted guest room rate is $239/night and includes in-room internet, access to the business center, and express check-in/check-out. Please note that reservations for the conference block at the Hilton may fill up before the deadline dateIf so, see the overflow hotel below. Each individual must provide a credit card and one night’s room and tax as a deposit. If you make your reservation over the phone, provide the event name “Advancing School Mental Health Conference.” Rates cannot be changed at check-in or check-out for guests who do not identify the conference affiliation. Reservations must be received no later than 30 days prior to the arrival date, or by October 4, 2019. After this date, reservations or changes are accepted contingent on space and rate availability. For additional questions about the conference or registration, contact the NCSMH at 410-706-0980, or email Christina Huntley at


Overflow Hotel
The Westin Austin Downtown
310 East 5th Street
Austin, TX, 78701
(512) 391-2333
The rate is $269 per night

Book your group rate for University of Maryland Mental Health Conference

Please note that rooms tend to fill up quickly, before the deadline date of October 16th. The hotel is approximately 10 miles from the airport and approximately two blocks from the host hotel. You may take an uber or a brisk walk to the host hotel.


Online registration is closed, but there is still space available to attend the conference! Download and complete the On-Site Registration Form. Bring the completed registration form with payment to the on-site table at the Hilton Austin Hotel. If you have any questions, please call Christina Huntley at 443-790-4066.

Refund Requests

All refund requests must be submitted in writing by email to Christina Huntley ( by August 31, 2019. Refunds submitted prior to August 31, 2019 will be subject to a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be provided for student and speaker registration. If an attendee does not cancel their registration in writing prior to the deadline date, they are still responsible for the registration fee. No refunds will be administered after August 31, 2019.

Annual Conferences List

2019 Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health-Austin, TX

2018 Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health-Las Vegas, NV

2017 Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health-Washington, DC

2016 Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health-San Diego, CA

2015 Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health-New Orleans, LA