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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;
the Department for Community Based Services;
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 and 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: A plenary session by Dr. Janice LeBel, Director of Systems Transformation at the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health.

June 19 and 20: More than 50 breakout sessions, applicable to all aspects of the system of care.

Registration is $150 per day for June 19 and 20. June 21 will be a specialized training day that is open by invitation only. Register by clicking on the "Registration" link under "2017 Event Information" in the Related Links box.

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.

An Academy agenda will be available soon.

Make hotel reservations by clicking on the "Hotel Reservations" link under "2017 Event Information" in the Related Links box.

Exhibitor information is also available through links under "2017 Event Information" in the Related Links box.

Last Updated 5/11/2017 10:16:24 AM
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