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Claritycon2018 - A Summit on Children's Mental Health

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Norris Conference Centers - San Antonio

618 Northwest Loop 410

#207

San Antonio, TX 78216

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Join us for the 5th anniversary of our summit on children's mental health - a 1 1/2-day event hosted by Clarity Child Guidance Center.

You will hear from nationally acclaimed speakers including:

  • Navy Captain Mike Colston, MD, Director of Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE) for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury.
  • Abigail Baird, PhD, Professor of Psychology at Vassar College, and the Principal Investigator of the Laboratory for Adolescence Science.
  • Michael Anderson, PhD & Timothy Johanson, MD, co-authors of GIST - The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids,
  • 20 more experts in the field of children's mental health.

New! Check out our special fifth anniversary registration price - $99! No separate individual or group rates, early bird or promos, all tickets are $99.

Breakout topics are scheduled to include sessions on anxiety, addiction, art therapy, autism, disruptive mood disregulation disorder (DMDD), EMDR, ethics, medications, resilience and more. There will be a special track for education professionals as well as topics related to the treatment of military-connected children.

Here to see a list of breakout sessions - page 1 & page 2.

This promises to be another beneficial event for Mental Health professionals from around the state and will include:

  • 1 1/2 days - 11 CEU's (LPC, LSSP, LMFT, LCSW, LMSW, PhD & PsyD)
  • Nationally known Keynote & Luncheon Speakers
  • Informative Session Presenters
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks Included
  • Easy Access Location with Plenty of Free Parking!

The conference will take place Thursday & Friday morning, June 21 & 22, at the Norris Conference Center, 618 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78216.

Visiting from out-of-town? The Drury Inn and Suites San Antonio Airport is offering a special Claritycon rate for their hotel rooms and amenities. Reserve your room before May 20th to receive the special price by visiting https://www.druryhotels.com/bookandstay/newreservation/?groupno=2336443 or by calling 1-800-325-0720 and refer to your group number 2336443.

The keynote and luncheon speakers for this 1 1/2-day conference are:


Navy Capt Mike Colston MD

Thursday, 6/21 Keynote - Navy Captain Mike Colston, MD, Director of Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE) for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury. Capt. Colston is board certified in child and adolescent psychiatry, and has practiced in inpatient, outpatient, and step-down addiction settings. He is responsible for the work of approximately 600 employees at DCoE headquarters and centers who work to improve the lives of our nation's service members, families and veterans by advancing excellence in the prevention and care of psychological health conditions and traumatic brain injury.


Michael Anderson,PhD Tim Johanson, MD

Thursday, 6/21 Luncheon - Michael Anderson, PhD & Timothy Johanson, MD, co-authors of GIST - The Essence of Raising Life-Ready Kids - Michael is a licensed psychologist who has spent over 34 years studying the way kids grow up. This includes the role he and his wife shared as foster parents to 13 high-risk teenagers. Tim is an academic pediatrician at the University of Arizona with over 28 years of teaching and practicing pediatrics. His clinical and research interests include parent coaching and the impact of ACEs on parenting effectiveness. They will share insights from their highly acclaimed book and their experience preparing children to develop into life-ready adults.


Abigail Baird, PhD

Friday, 6/22 Keynote - Abigail Baird, PhD, Professor of Psychology at Vassar College and the Principal Investigator of the Laboratory for Adolescence Science. Professor Baird's research examines the brain and behavioral basis of adolescent development. She is the author of two books and has published numerous peer-reviewed and popular press articles. Professor Baird has also appeared on a number of radio and television programs, including two episodes of National Geographic's Emmy nominated show Brain Games.

Thursday, 6/21 Keynote - Announcement coming soon!

Over 20 notable children's mental health professionals will deliver workshops and presentations throughout the conference.

The Breakout Speaker schedule will be linked here in April.

For information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Michele Brown (210) 582-6406.

FAQs

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes, transfers are available. Please notify Mike Hannan (210) 582-6439 at least 48 hours prior to the event opening on Thursday,

What is the refund policy?

While we understand unforeseen circumstances may arise, we prefer to limit refunds. However, a refund may be requested no later than Tuesday, June 19, 2018. No shows the day of the event will not be eligible for a refund, but will be credited for attendance at the 2019 event. Please note all registration payments must be made prior to the commencement of Claritycon2018.

Will lunch be served on Friday?

No. We will have breakfast and lunch on Thursday and breakfast on Friday. There will also be snacks in the afternoon on Thursday. Please note your registration price includes the Thursday luncheon with Tim Johanson, MD and Michael Anderson, PhD, authors of the book GIST.

If we are staying overnight is there a special hotel rate?

Yes, if you are attending from out of town, there is a special hotel rate at the Aloft Hotel next door to the Norris Conference Center. Please call (210) 253-8587 to reserve your room and let them know you will be attending an event at the Norris Conference Center.

Will there be accommodations for new mothers?

Yes. There will be a nursing room available if needed.

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618 Northwest Loop 410

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San Antonio, TX 78216

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