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2022 Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health-Virtual

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The Virtual 2022 Annual Conference on
Advancing School Mental Health
The Three Rs: Reflect, Recover, Renew

Live Sessions: October 13-14, 2022

On-Demand Library: Open through March 31, 2023
(Register with code RECORDED)
Continuing education is not provided.
A Certificate of Attendance is available upon request.

Each year, the Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health brings together leaders, practitioners, researchers, family members, advocates, 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, culturally responsive, and equitable evidence-based mental health promotion, prevention, and intervention to students and families as part of a multi-tiered system of supports. This conference is hosted by the National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH; funded in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration). If you have any questions, please contact the NCSMH team at 410-706-0980 or

Live Keynote Speakers

Paul Gorski headshot

DAY ONE - October 13, 2022

Paul Gorski, PhD, Director, Equity Literacy Institute

Ditching Deficit Views, Quitting Grit, and Embracing an Equity Approach to Mental Health

Elizabeth Connors headshot from Yale

DAY TWO - October 14, 2022

Elizabeth Connors, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine

Nothing About Us Without Us: Centering Student and Family Voice Via Measurement-Based Care

ADA Accommodations

If you require special accommodations to attend or participate in the 2022 Annual Conference, please provide information about your requirements to the National Center for School Mental Health (410-706-0980 or no later September 30, 2022.

Agenda & Program Booklet

View our 2022 Program Booklet draft for the agenda and list of presentations.

Thursday, October 13, 2022 | Day One (all times in ET pm)

  • 12:00-12:15 Welcome and NCSMH Updates
  • 12:15-1:15 Keynote
  • 1:15-1:25 Break - Exhibit Hall
  • 1:25-2:25 Conference Session 1 (9 Breakout Sessions)
  • 2:25-2:35 Break - Exhibit Hall
  • 2:35-3:35 Conference Session 2 (9 Breakout Sessions)
  • 3:35-3:45 Break - Exhibit Hall
  • 3:45-4:45 Conference Session 3 (9 Breakout Sessions)
  • 4:45-5:00 Break - Exhibit Hall
  • 5:00-6:00 Poster Session

Friday, October 14, 2022 | Day Two (all times in ET pm)

  • 12:00-12:05 Welcome
  • 12:05-1:05 Keynote
  • 1:05-1:15 School Mental Health Awards
  • 1:15-1:25 Break - Exhibit Hall
  • 1:25-2:25 Conference Session 4 (9 Breakout Sessions)
  • 2:25-2:35 Break - Exhibit Hall
  • 2:35-3:35 Conference Session 5 (9 Breakout Sessions)
  • 3:35-3:45 Break - Exhibit Hall
  • 3:45-5:00 Symposia Breakout Sessions

Award Nominations

Award nominations were due September 31, 2022. Awardees were honored on the second day of the live conference!

2022 School Mental Health Award Nominations

Download the PDF for the 2022 School Mental Health Award Nominations flier.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education credit will be sought for the following professions: counselors, family therapists, health educators, nurses, psychologists, and social workers. You can select your field/credit options during registration. For attendees registered for credit, view the ASMH 2022 Continuing Education Packet. Continuing education packets were required to be mailed no later than 11/30/2022 to be considered.

Exhibit Hall

Visit the virtual 2022 Exhibit Hall.




ASMH 2022 Flier - the heading The Virtual 2022 Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health with photo of children smiling and sitting outside. Beneath the photo is a list of features of the conference next to a graphic of the conference tracks.

Download the ASMH 2022 Flyer PDF.

On-Demand Library

The Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health continues through March 31, 2023 with a library of on-demand sessions! Conference attendees received an email on October 17, 2022, with information on how to access this library. You can view the ASMH 2022 On-Demand Program Booklet to learn more!

For those who were not registered for the virtual conference, you can still register to access the on-demand library! Register at this link using Promotion Code RECORDED (all caps) through March 31, 2023 for $99 to access the on-demand library with over 70 pre-recorded conference sessions on school mental health. Continuing education credits are not provided for the on-demand library, but a certificate of attendance is available upon request.


Register for the On-Demand Library through 3/31/2023 with promotion code RECORDED.

Registration fees for the entire live conference (Thursday and Friday)


Early (before Aug 31)

Standard (before Sept 30)

Late (after Sept 30)






Advisory Board








*Must upload student identification during registration.

All refund requests must be submitted in writing by email to Christina Walker at by August 31, 2022. Refunds will be subject to a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be provided for student and presenter registrations. 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, 2022.

Group Discounts
For groups with 10 or more people, a $10 discount per person is vailable. Registrations and payment for the entire group must be received at the same time to be eligible for this discount. Contact Christina Walker with any questions about group discounts at


For accepted and confirmed presenters:

Presenter Toolkit

This Presenter Toolkit provides guidance on planning, preparing (and recording if applicable) your presentation. We’ll step you through from start to finish.

Disclosure Slide

Presenters at the Annual Conference must include a disclosure slide indicating whether there is a relationship that should be disclosed. This disclosure slide should be listed before your learning objectives and content.

W9 for 2022 Annual Conference

The National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, does not endorse or approve any commercial products. While it is usually unnecessary, the NCSMH reserves the right to substitute or cancel sessions.

Previous Annual Conferences