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The mission of the Southeastern School Behavioral Health Community is to promote student academic and personal success by reducing barriers to learning and supporting social, emotional, and behavioral needs of all youth and families in the Southeast.



Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel
April 18-19, 2019



ARE Still Being Accepted


“Reaching the Tipping Point for
Effective School Behavioral Health”


Consistent with the theme of this year’s conference, we especially welcome submissions that discuss strategies for developing, increasing support for, and scaling up of effective school behavioral health programs. We also welcome submissions that address our ongoing conference themes and priority populations:



Ongoing Conference Themes

❖ Strengthening Diverse Stakeholder Involvement (special emphasis on Families and Youth)
❖ School-Wide Positive Approaches for Prevention and Intervention (PreK-Grade 12)
❖ Improving the Quality of Services: Addressing Non-Academic Barriers to Learning
❖ Increasing Implementation Support
❖ Enhancing Cultural and Linguistic Competency


Priority Populations
❖ Students from military-involved families; students with connections to child welfare systems; and students with connections to juvenile justice.





Students (undergraduate and graduate), teachers, and other service providers

are especially encouraged to submit poster proposals.

Accepted proposals must register for the conference. Standard conference rate for presenters: $175. Student presenters are eligible for the Student Rate (Early Bird: $100 or After Jan 15, 2019: $125)


Presentation Formats


Poster Presentations

  • The poster session is April 18th, 4:30-6:30pm, presenting throughout the reception.
  • Posters must be able to clip to a 3 ft. x4 ft. presentation board. Easel & clips provided.
  • All AV equipment must be supplied by the presenter. Electrical outlets will not be available. (in addition to the emphasis
  • on priority themes/populations) include:
  • Examples of presentation topic areas
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Early Childhood
  • Early Identification and Intervention
  • Engaging School Resource Officers in School
    Behavioral Health
  • Family/ Youth Engagement
  • Interconnected Systems Framework
  • Integrated Service Models
  • Inter-agency Collaborations
  • Mindfulness, Yoga, and Meditation
  • Motivational Interviewing/Counseling
  • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
  • Policy and Legal Implications of School Mental/Behavioral Health
  • School Climate/Safety
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Trauma-informed Practices
  • Universal Screening Required InformationFor ease of submission, we suggest placing this information in a Word document prior to opening the submission site (this will allow you to easily “cut and paste” onto the proposal web site)Authors: Names of all authors in order of authorshipContact information: Phone number, email, and mailing address for the first author; email addresses for all other authorsTitle: Enter the FULL TITLE of your PRESENTATION EXACTLY as it appears in your proposal. Capitalize the first letter of each word and do not put a period at
    the end of the title. Make your title as descriptive as possible to give attendees a good idea about the subject matter (Limit 15 words)Abstract: Brief description of the presentation, what audience members will learn, and how the presentation aligns with school behavioral health (Limit 2000
    characters)Summary: A very brief description (2 or 3 sentences) of your presentation to be included in the program. This summary is important so attendees can decide if
    they wish to attend or view your sessionObjectives: Three learning objectives with the content of each objective briefly outlined.

      [email protected]https://schoolbehavioralhealth.org/call-for-proposals/

  • 803-777-0449
  • Please contact us with any questions:
  • CV: Each presenter’s resume or CV (in PDF format) must be attached (this is needed for CE credit purposes)