STI 2015 Call for Presentations

STI 2015 Call for Presentations

Missouri Department of Mental Health’s
2015 Spring Training Institute (STI)

May 28-29, 2015
Tan-Tar-A Resort, Osage Beach, Missouri

Sponsored by:

Missouri Department of Mental Health
Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH), University of Missouri

Complete by November 15, 2014

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We invite you to add your knowledge and expertise to this great learning opportunity. Proposals will be selected based on their presentation of evidence-based practices, cultural sensitivity, applicability, applicant experience and education (advanced degrees preferred), presentation method and originality.   We encourage you to use this program to conduct more than a cursory review—show us what you know and how it applies in practice.  Be both up-to-date and conscious of our future.

When designing your program, presenters should gear their session toward the following mental health professionals: physicians, nurses, licensed clinical social workers, psychologists, licensed professional counselors, vocational rehabilitation specialists, clergy, certified alcohol, drug and gambling counselors, prevention specialists and other professionals engaged in social services, education, developmental disabilities, psychiatric services, law enforcement, and the judicial system.

Topics of interest utilizing Evidence-Based Practices:

          • Specific Treatment Approaches
          • Chronic Diseases and Mental Health
          • Relapse Prevention
          • Brief Intervention
          • Children, Youth and Families
          • Mental Health Services for Returning Veterans and Families
          • Prevention
          • Trauma-Informed Care
          • PTSD
          • Clinical Practice with Diverse Individuals and Families
          • Co-Occurring Disorders
          • Recovery Support
          • Workforce and Professional Development
          • Developing Professional Mentoring Relationships
          • Incarcerated Clients
          • Current Trends
          • Women
          • Overcoming System Barriers to Providing Effective Treatment
          • Positive Behavioral Supports
          • Autism
          • Eating Disorders
          • Borderline Personality Disorder
          • Pharmacotherapy
          • Illness Management and Recovery
          • Criminal Justice
          • Treatment across the Life Span
          • Peer Support
          • Forensics
          • Wellness
          • Ethics
          • Difficult Clients 

GENERAL INFORMATION:  Workshops are 90 minutes, but if you have a presentation that is so in-depth that you need two session blocks to make it work, please let us know. The conference will cover travel expenses for no more than two presenters.

Please email your application by 11/15/14 to:

Click Here to Apply online          –          Click Here to download Application