Start your engines this fall

at this renowned program designed to

improve your practice and patient outcomes

October 12-13, 2023 at the Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center, downtown Salt Lake City

Whether you work with adults encompassed in family issues or with youth, this program is for you.

Challenge yourself! This program is designed to advance knowledge and enhance the tools and competencies of new providers as well as those with years of clinical experience. The entire program is relevant to professional standards of care, licensing requirements, and continuing ed needs of professionals in:

  • Behavioral Analysis
  • Case Management
  • Clergy
  • Counseling
  • Crisis Response
  • Education
  • Employee Assistance
  • Family Practice
  • Health Education
  • Judicial / Corrections
  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Paramedical Fields
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary Care
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Social Work
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Other Health & Behavioral Health Professions

Critical Issues Facing Children & Adolescents is
first off the starting blocks –

Attendees consistently rate this program above others in:

  • Quality of presentations
  • Significant CE hours
  • Relevancy & variety of topics
  • Value for the money
  • Comfort & convenience in-person and virtually
  • Extras! (food, resources, networking, materials & perks)

Benefits & Reasons To Attend

Benefit from a load of national and local experts together in one program. Enjoy the extra perks of a live / hybrid event wherein you can select classes that will directly enhance your own practice by meeting your specific needs. The course paths will be a live / in-person program with expert faculty which will also be livestreamed as it is happening.

No matter your choice, the full program will be available to ALL registrants on-demand for two months. This will allow you to jump into almost 100 hours of CEU / CME of this celebrated program. No similar programs are this economical!


  • Lively & interactive breakouts
  • Comfortable in-person venue w/virtual options &
  • Specialized workshops & tracks
  • Sound, clinical education
  • Skill-building presentations
  • Convenient live location
  • Debates & ethical discussions
  • Meeting new & familiar professional colleagues
  • Top-rated event

Benefit from:

  • Fresh program
  • Robust selection of topics
  • Expert faculty line-up
  • Varied & interactive formats
  • Skill-building opportunities & practice tools
  • Intervention focused curricula
  • Specialized foci on assessment & intervention techniques
  • Breaking research
  • State-of-the-science presentations providing practice-based & evidence-based practices

Drive away with:

  • Enhanced skills
  • Concrete tools & improvements for your practice
  • More referral sources
  • Expanded network / resource foundations
  • Knowledge of the latest research impacting your practice
  • Renewed motivation & commitment
  • Fulfillment of continuing ed requirements
  • Specialized education credits in ethics & suicide prevention

Additionally, you will leave the conference able to:

  • Implement effective assessment & intervention tools
  • Share the most current knowledge of the critical mental health & substance use issues facing youth
  • Develop strategies to promote the healthy growth and development of today’s youth & adolescents more effectively
  • Prevent development of behavioral health issues
  • Increase the effective treatment of those issues and/or mitigate their negative effects in individuals and families
  • Incorporate effective working tools into practice
  • Practice prevention & intervention facing today’s critical issues
  • Use current resources in an environment facilitating interdisciplinary, collaborative networking in all communities equally

Founded By The

Huntsman Mental Health Institute, formerly the University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute

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