Register today for the 8th Annual Rural Behavioral Health Practice Conference

APA members and members of sponsoring state psychological associations receive a discounted price.

Registration is now open for the Rural Behavioral Health Practice Conference on Oct. 21. The conference will originate at the University of Minnesota-Morris, but there are options to attend by webcast.

This summit’s theme is “Critical Issues in Rural Practice.” This program is designed for psychologists, social workers, counselors, psychiatric nurses, psychiatrists and other behavioral health professionals with an interest in rural practice and is at the intermediate to advanced level.

Featured sessions include:

  • The Duty to Protect: Special Considerations for the Rural Practitioner.
  • Managing High-Risk Rural Populations with Suicidal Ideation and Controlling Related Malpractice Risk.
  • The Rise of Opioid Abuse in Rural Communities and Promising Practices.
  • Substance Abuse Screening in Rural Adolescent Populations: Overcoming Barriers and Resource Limitations.

Registration is available online through the Minnesota Psychological Association. Registrants who attend all full sessions can earn seven and a half continuing education credits.