March 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Chadron State College Student Center
1000 Main St.
Panhandle Partnership

Chadron State College will host the Western Nebraska Mental Health Conference with keynote speaker Dr. Mark Sander, Director of School Mental Health in Hennepin County, Minnesota. He will present Developing Comprehensive School Mental Health Programs using the Multi-Tiered System of Supports framework, from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m.

From 10:45 to 11:45 a.m., a variety of breakout sessions will take place including topics such as foundations in school mental health, student mental health risk and protective factors in western Nebraska, 504 Plans, promoting positive school climate through podcasting and social media, and social emotional development through school counseling.

Beginning at noon, a roundtable session will feature topics such as social media and youth, grief, brain Injury, student mental health risk and protective factors, building school mental health, 504 Plans, mental health in schools, and Hope Squads.

A panel discussion will follow the roundtable discussion at 1:45 p.m.