Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 8:15 AM to 4:15 PM EDT
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Crowne Plaza Resort & Golf Club 
101 Olympic Drive
Lake Placid, NY 12946

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Robin Calkins, Office Manager 
North Country Behavioral Healthcare Network 

NCBHN Spring Conference

Building Bridges-Partners in Well Being


North Country Behavioral Healthcare Network, in collaboration with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) Office of Rural Health and the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH),  presents a one-day forum for front-line behavioral healthcare staff and the people they serve. This forum seeks to bring together a variety of professionals and individuals who utilize those services in order to illuminate the array of services available, and how they can connect and work together to provide a holistic approach.   

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NCBHN Spring Conference

 8:15 – 9:00         Registration and Continental Breakfast

 9:00 – 9:15         Welcome - Barry Brogan, Executive Director of NCBHN

 9:15 – 12:30        Opening Plenary: Stigma and Recovery - Amanda Bulris-Allen

                                 Ethical Decision-Making in the Caring Arts - Gayle LaSalle

 12:30 – 1:15          Lunch

1:30 – 2:30          A:  Roger Hicks - History of Mental Health

                            B:  Amanda Bulris-Allen - Building Bridges - Peer Recovery

2:30 – 3:00         Afternoon Break/Refreshments

3:00 – 4:00             A:  Roger Hicks -  Power of Engagement

                                B:  Gayle LaSalle -  Human Service Ethics - Why we must pay attention        

4:05 - 4:15           Wrap up - Barry Brogan



                                              Discount for registering 5 or more participants  -                                                                     For every 5 participants registered 6th participant is free  

                         Please inquire regarding conference scholarships for service consumers.                     

       If only attending after lunch fee is $25.00

Hotel Rooms Available at Reduced Conference Rate

The Lake Placid Crowne Plaza has set aside a block of rooms which are available Tuesday April 24th  for the NCBHN Spring Conference attendees. A reduced rate of $99.00 per room per night is available. Please contact the hotel directly to make hotel reservations. Call (518)523-2556 and mention the North Country Behavioral Healthcare Network Spring Forum. Room reservation cut-off is April 18, 2018.