2017 Southeastern Conference

Moving Toward Exemplary and High Impact School Behavioral Health

Improving Collaboration among Families, Educators, Clinicians and other Youth-System Staff

School-Wide Approaches for Prevention and Intervention

Improving the Quality of Services

Increasing Implementation Support

Enhancing Cultural Humility and Reducing Racial, Ethnic, and Other Disparities

Regional Liaisons

Seth Bernstein, PsyD, Boys Town South Florida,
Nick Gage, PhD, University of Florida
Viki Kelchner, PhD, University of Central Florida
Ashley MacSuga-Gage, PhD, University of Florida
Joni Splett, PhD, University of Florida

Eric Landers, PhD, Georgia Southern University

Ron Van Treuren, PhD, Child and Family Services Seven Counties Services, Inc.

North Carolina
Kurt Michael, PhD, Appalachian State University


Susan Barrett, Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network
Melisssa Dorsky, Virginia Commonwealth University

The Southeastern

School Behavioral Health Conference

hosted by The South Carolina School Behavioral Health Community

April 27 and 28, 2017

Myrtle Beach, SC
at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center

Keynote speakers:

George Sugai, PhD
Neag School of Eduation, University of Connecticut

George Sugai is Carole J. Neag Endowed Professor in Special Education in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut with expertise in behavior analysis, classroom and behavior management, school-wide discipline, function-based behavior support, school-wide positive behavior supports, and educating students with behavioral disorders. He has been a teacher in the public schools, treatment director in a residential program, and program administrator. Dr. Sugai conducts applied school and classroom research and works with schools to translate research into practice, especially at the school-wide, district, and state levels. He is currently co-director (with Rob Horner and Tim Lewis) of the Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (www.pbis.org) at the University of Connecticut and University of Oregon, co-director (with Mary Beth Bruder) of the Early Childhood Personnel Center (www.ecpcta.org), and Research Scientist for the Center on Behavioral Education and Research (www.cber.org) in the Neag School of Education.

Gloria Reeves, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Dr. Gloria Reeves is a child psychiatrist and Associate Professor at University of Maryland School of Medicine.  She serves as Medical Director overseeing child psychiatrist reviews for the Maryland Medicaid Peer Review Program, a pediatric antipsychotic medication prior authorization program.  Dr. Reeves also serves as Medical Director of the Strive for Wellness program, a Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene funded program focused on psychosis prevention among adolescents and young adults.  Dr. Reeves' research portfolio, including PCORI and NIMH-funded studies,  has largely focused on medication safety issues and family-centered care.  

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EARLY BIRD – expires 2/1/17
Full Conference $175
Student $100
REGULAR - after 2/1/17
Full Conference $225
Student $125

Previous Attendee Discounted Rate (for first 50 sign-ups until 12/1/16) $150