Florida SEL - Conference

The 3rd Annual Making Wellness a Priority: Healthy Minds & Healthy Futures Conference is rescheduled from October 26-28, 2020, to  May 5-7, 2021, at Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, 1000 PGA Tour Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082.

The goal of this statewide conference is to bring together national and local speakers and presenters who will share innovative and proven practical approaches in the area of transition of youth with emotional and mental health disabilities, specifically addressing prevention, employment, community engagement, and systems of care. Participants will have the opportunity to advance their transition knowledge and practical skills related to positive post-school outcomes for youth with mental health disabilities. The conference will focus on 5 specialty tracks, including best practices in systems of care, education, employment training, and demonstration model programs. Sessions will include a shared school-student-family-agency-community agenda to bring high quality and evidence-based mental health transition advocacy, prevention, and intervention to students and families. Participants will include mental health professionals, state agency personnel, employment support providers, secondary and postsecondary educators, individuals with mental health diversity, parents, and family and community advocates.