January 14 - 16, 2020
Registration begins at 8:00 AM
Each session is from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Marriott Long Beach Hotel
4700 Airport Plaza Drive, Long Beach, CA

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Kari DeCelle
Pacific Southwest MHTTC Project Manager

Winter 2020 Learning Institute

January 14 - 16, 2020

Marriott Long Beach Hotel
4700 Airport Plaza Drive, Long Beach, CA


The Pacific Southwest MHTTC is pleased to offer six (6) no-cost, state-of-the-art intensive learning sessions for the mental health workforce, including the school-based mental health workforce, of: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, American Samoa, Guam, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, and Palau. 

Each session is a day-long learning experience, independent of other sessions. Participants are welcome to attend one, two, or three full-day Institute sessions.  

Continuing Education Hours are available for professionals licensed in California.

Please register in advance to session and date.  Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis.  Registration is due by December 20, 2019.

Session Information:

To view complete session descriptions, download the full event flyer at: http://bit.ly/mhttc-winterinstitute-flyer  

Presenter biographies can be viewed online at: http://bit.ly/mhttc-winterinstitute-bios

Additional Information:

Travel.  Participants are responsible for costs and coordination of their own travel accommodations.  Lodging at the federal government rate can be reserved at the Long Beach Marriott Hotel.  Click here for reservations.  

Airport. The closest major airports to the hotel are:

  • Long Beach Airport (LBG) at .5 miles (Long Beach Marriott Hotel offers complimentary shuttle service upon request; Shuttle phone is 562-425-5210 Ext. 0)
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at 22 miles
  • John Wayne Airport-Orange County (SNA) at 22 miles

Parking. Free onsite parking at the Long Beach Marriott Hotel.

Meals.  Participants are responsible for their own food and beverage.  No food will be provided by the host in order to comply with federal funding regulations.

Continued Education Hours for CA Professionals (Optional):

Up to 18 Hours of Continuing Education Credit are available for professionals licensed in California.  Continuing education credits available for CCPS, BRNs, LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT), CCAPP, and CA Board of Registered Nurses.

C.E. Hours are offered by CARS for $25 for one day or $35 for two or more days and must be paid in advance during the online registration process.  No payment will be accepted onsite.  Cancellation charges depend on when the written cancellation notice is received.  A full refund will be given only if more than 2 weeks’ notice is given of a cancellation, see below for refund rates.
  • 2 weeks’ cancellation notice = Full refund
  • Less than 14 days’ cancellation notice = No refund unless in exceptional circumstances, for which a medical certificate may be requested.
CARS is an approved provider for:
CCAPP #4N-08-923-0718, CA Board of Registered Nurses #16303, and CAMFT #131736

All participants who complete a full day are eligible for a certificate of participation per session.