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275 E. Main Street 4WG
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: (502) 564-4456
Fax: (502) 564-9010

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Kentucky's 4th Annual System of Care Academy
June 19–21, 2017
at Marriott Griffin Gate, Lexington, Kentucky

Presented by the Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities and Eastern Kentucky University


This annual event brings together more than 500 participants from across the system of care: primary care providers, clinicians, practitioners, educators, child care providers, Family Resource Youth Service Center staff, juvenile justice staff, community-based services staff, public health staff, families/youth, and community members.

The 2017 theme is Building Bridges: Advancing Partnerships Among Residential and Community-based Service Providers, Youth, and Families.

Academy Tracks

  • Child Welfare and Building Bridges
  • Co-Occurring Mental Health and Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
  • Promotion and Prevention
  • Substance Use
  • Transition-Age Youth
  • Youth- and Family-Driven System of Care

June 19 and 20 will feature plenary sessions, as well as skills-building workshops with opportunities for networking and visiting exhibitor booths. June 21 will be a specialized training day.

Registration will be $150 per day. Additional registration information will be available in April 2017.

Qualified American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters will be available throughout the academy.

Continuing education hours, nursing contact hours, and other professional credit hours for attendees will be available.

A complete list of academy tracks, an academy agenda, registration information, exhibitor information, and hotel reservation details will be available soon.

Last Updated 3/22/2017 10:54:25 AM
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