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Embassy Suites Charleston

300 Court Street

Charleston, WV 25301

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Join the Jed Foundation and campus leaders from across WV to learn best practices to address the mental health needs of college students.

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CONFERENCE DETAILS

Join us for a day of professional development designed to help campuses implement next steps in addressing student mental health. Using the Jed Foundation's comprehensive, public health approach to promoting mental health and preventing suicide, presenters will discuss an evidence-based model that can be used to assess efforts currently being made on campus, identifying existing strengths and areas for improvement.

Jed Foundation is a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults. Through their signature program Jed Campus, they partner with nearly 300 colleges and universities across the United States to guide them in a four year collaborative process of comprehensive systems, program and policy development that builds upon existing student mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention efforts on campus.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Student Affairs Professionals, College and University Presidents, Counseling Center Directors and Staff, College Transition Coordinators, Student Activities and Residence Life Staff, Collegiate Recovery Coordinators, Student Leaders in SGA/Active Minds or other wellness club leaderships roles, and those interested in improving college student wellness.

LODGING

Overnight lodging at Embassy Suites for the night of March 30 is available at no cost for registered attendees affiliated with a WV college or university traveling 2 hours or more to attend. To reserve lodging, contact WV Higher Education Policy Commission at carolyn.canini@wvhepc.edu by March 13.

Please note: Free lodging is only available for those affiliated with a WV college or university.

DATE AND TIME

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Registration: 8:00am

Conference: 9:00am

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Pending approval- 5.0 CEs for counseling, social work and addiction and prevention professionals through the WV Bureau for Behavioral Health.

NOTES

For the travel convenience of conference attendees and its members, West Virginia Collegiate Initiative to Address High Risk Alcohol Use (WVCIA) will host its quarterly meeting at the Advanced Technology Center in South Charleston the day before.

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