On Friday, March 31, 2017, NAMI Southwestern Pennsylvania held its first Child and Adolescent Mental Health Conference. The day-long event focused on the latest research, programs, and supports that are available to children, adolescents, and their families.
More than 200 people and a record number of exhibitors attended the conference at the Pittsburgh Airport Marriott. The theme of the event was “Creating a Culture of Transformation for Children, Youth and Families”. The conference featured four speakers, 12 workshops, and the presentation of the Dick Jevon Advocacy Award to Thad Kaminski, treasurer of NAMI AlleKiski. Thad’s son, Greg Kaminski, accepted the award on his father’s behalf.
NAMI Southwestern PA would like to thank everyone who attended the conference for making it such a success. We’d also thank our sponsors who helped make the event possible, and the NAMI Southwestern PA board members who have been supportive of this initiative from the very beginning.
This conference is co-sponsored by Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Offices of Behavioral Health and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.
BRONZE SPONSORS: Achieva Family Trust and Pittsburgh Mercy