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A statewide conference for behavioral health providers including executive leaders, physicians, clinicians, nurses, social workers, therapists, financial managers and other healthcare providers.  Workshops will be offered on a variety of topics including trauma informed care, addictions, clinical, public policy, leadership, finance and quality management.

For additional information please visit http://www.acmhck.org/annualconference/2018-annual-conference/

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*Please note: There is no pre-registration required for breakout sessions. All workshops will be first come-first serve.

Registration Fees:

Pre-Conference Workshop $75
Full Conference $250
Single Day – Wednesday or Thursday $100
Single Day – Friday $50

David Barnum, PhD
Clinical Director
Larned State Hospital
Larned, KS
Mitchell Berger, MPH
Public Health Advisor
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Rockville, MD
Kaely Burgess
Tobacco Grant coordinator
Prairie View Mental Health Center
Wichita, KS
Faculty Photos
Frank Campbell, PhD
Senior Consultant
Campbell and Associates Consulting, LLC
Lacomb, LA
Stacy Chamberlain, LMAC
Program Director
BHG/Overland Park Treatment Center
Overland Park, KS
Cindy Claxton, LSCSW
Team Leader Dual Diagnosis Outpatient Program
Johnson County Mental Health Center
Kate Davidson, MSW
Assistant Vice President
National Council for Behavioral Health
Washington, DC
Steve Denny, LSCSW, LCAC
Director of Clinical Services
Four County Mental Health Center, Inc
Timothy M DeWeese, LMSW
Johnson County Mental Health Center
Mission, KS
Faculty Photos
Dan Diamond
Journalist & Author
Richard Gaskill
Sumner Mental Health Center
Wellington, KS
Briana Goff, PhD
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS
Faculty Photos
Charles Ingoglia, MSW
Sr Vice President, Public Policy & Practice Improvement
The National Council for Behavioral Health
Washington, DC
Kara Irey, BSM
Quality Improvement Project Manager
Kansas Foundation for Medical Care, Inc
Topeka, KS
Sara Jackson, LMSW, LMAC
Director of Assessment & Treatment Services
Heartland Regional Alcohol & Drug Assessment Center
Kyle Kessler
Executive Director
Topeka, KS
Bryce Kyburz, MA
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Project Manager
Austin Travis County Integral Care
Austin, TX
Adam Lesser, MSW, LCSW
Deputy Director
The Columbia Lighthouse Project
New York, NY
Isabel Martinez Leal, PhD
Research Scientist
University of Houston
Houston, TX
Crystal Matchette, MSW
Johnson County Mental Health
Shawnee, KS
Greg Meihn, JD
Foley & Mansfield
Detriot, MI
Stephanie Mott, LMSW
Valeo Behavioral Health Care
Kim Nelson, LAC
Regional Administrator, Region VII (KS, IA, NE, MO)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Lorraine R Reitzel, PhD
Project Director
HEALTH Research Institute
Houston, TX
James Roberson
Vice President of Program Services
KVC Hospitals
Olathe, KS
Calvin D Shope, MSW
Team Leader
Valeo Behavioral Health Care
Topeka, KS
Monica Simpson
Public Relations Specialist
Labette Center for Mental Health Services
Stacy Smith, CPA
Audit & Accounting Services Shareholder
Mize Houser & Company, P.A.
Carol Spiker
Problem Gambling Certfication and Treatment Coordinator
Kansas Department of Aging
Faculty Photos
David M Willey, MD
Substance Use Unit Director
Cottonwood Springs Behavioral Health Hospital
Leawood, KS
Title Time Faculty Room
"Working in the Canyon of Why"- clinical approaches to treating sudden and traumatic loss including metaphors for understanding and communicating the grief process 9:00AM - 4:00PM Frank Campbell, PhD

The University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Hilton Garden Inn – SOLD OUT
410 S. 3rd St
Manhattan, KS 66502

Fairfield Inn by Marriott – $114
Click here for Fairfield Inn group rate for ACMHCK 2018
(Only 7 Rooms Left)
300 Colorado St.
Manhattan, KS 66502

Holiday Inn Express & Suites – $115
115 Blue Earth Place
Manhattan, KS 66502

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