The WSMH Summit is coming!
Tuesday, May 17th, 2022.
In-Person Registration Closes Wednesday, 11th!
(Event to be published on Whova soon. Registrants to be notified of event availability via the app once published)
New initiatives will be presented at the event with the expectation stakeholder attendees will enlist to be part of the drive to completion. These new innovations will be featured against the backdrop of initiatives that have preceded them at prior events. We're excited to celebrate the many successes of past initiatives and present the latest slate of initiatives chosen by the Summit Advisory Council as promising and transformative innovations in the world of mental health.
Initiatives being prepared for presentations on May 17th:
Expanding Washington's Behavioral Health Workforce -The Bachelor-level Behavioral Health Support Specialist
Mainstreaming the Washington Mental Health Advance Directive
The Behavioral Health Parent Toolkit Resource
Emergency Response to Suicide Prevention
Path of Mental Health Recovery Using Advanced Digital Health Solutions
Partnership Access Line for Schools Expansion
Partnership Access Line for Moms: Substance Use and Telepsychiatry Expansion
DATE: Tuesday, May 17th, 2022
TIME: Registration/Refreshments 8AM, Program begins 8:30AM and runs until 4:30PM
PLACE: Husky Union Building (HUB), University of Washington, Seattle (we anticipate a blend of in-person and streaming options for attendees, but expect to solidify logistics by August)
COST: Free, courtesy of Chad's Legacy Project and the generous support of our underwriters (see below)
SUMMIT UNDERWRITING SUPPORT:
Underwriting opportunities toward the support of the event and ongoing initiative support are now available. Support includes a range of levels and will go toward the important funding of the event. Surplus underwriting funds will be used for project management support of current initiative to insure tracking and success of those innovations going forward toward their implementation.
Download the Underwriting Support Form and follow contact information on the form to complete your inclusion with the many organizations helping to make Washington State a leader in Mental Health.
Equity and Diversity in Initiatives:
Our 2021 Initiative Proposals were asked how their initiatives address diversity during the application process. Initiative leads will be challenged to insert EDI components into their planning and implementation efforts and will be asked to report on this element throughout the project during quarterly updates.