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September 19-20, 2017
Summersville Arena and Convention Center

Improving Behavior, Improving Lives is designed to engage professionals across systems, including those in the fields of mental health, juvenile justice, and child and family services, as well as advocacy and family groups serving individuals with multiple challenges and/or who have experienced trauma. The W.Va. Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities, Seneca Health Services, WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities, DD Council, and the Association for Positive Behavior Support sponsor this practical, integrated perspective to set the stage for open dialogue, problem-solving, and collaboration to improve services in our state for individuals with behavioral challenges.

Nationally Recognized Speakers - Skill Building Sessions - Film Festival

Conference Resources
14 Continuing Education Credits provided by Seneca Health Services, Inc.
    Social Work - Provider #490101
    Registered Nurses - Provider #WV2012-0583RN
    Counselors (11 LPC contact hours)
    WV State Bar (15.6 MCLE credits)

Session Presentations Posted 9/18/17

Payment, Cancelation & Refund Polices:
Conference registration fee is $50, complimentary morning and afternoon refreshments and  lunch will be provided both days.  Substitutions are permitted with verification of paid registration.  Notification of substitutions must be made no later than Friday, September 15, 2017.  Refunds up to 7 days before event.

ADA Accommodation:  If you require ADA accommodations to facilitate conference participation, please submit a request to Lashanna Brunson ( or Liz Bragg ( by August 31, 2017.  Request received after this date may not allow adequate processing time to arrange accommodation.  

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