Enhance your professional skills, expand your business expertise and empower yourself. Attend a NatCon19 Preconference University.
As an executive in the behavioral health field for more than 15 years, you have accomplished a great deal and proven to be an exceptional leader. Are you looking for a new challenge or new ideas that will take your career to the next level? The Seasoned Leaders Class of 2019 is just the place to achieve this and so much more.
On Sunday, March 24, 2019, at NatCon19 in Nashville, this Full-Day Preconference University will be led by the esteemed Jack McCarthy, associate professor at Questrom School of Business at Boston University and a former Fortune 500 executive. Join your peers for an informative day of instruction, small group discussions and case studies that will give you what you need to get recharged and ready for what lies ahead.
This Preconference University is offered free to NatCon19 attendees who have been CEOs for at least 15 years. We like to keep the group intimate, so space is limited. Apply early to secure your spot!
If you have questions about the program, please contact Jeannie by email or at 202-684-3726.
“The best one-day leadership training I have participated in during my 34 years as a CEO.”
“Excellent leadership training. Excellent information provided by faculty.”
Young Leaders Program
The 2019 Young Leaders program is the perfect opportunity for exceptional young leaders under the age of 35 looking to network, navigate behavioral health and advance in their career. Designed to bring together young leaders from across the country at NatCon19, the program offers the unprecedented experience to learn from one another, connect with some of the biggest names in health care and leverage specialized learning opportunities.
Features of the Young Leaders program include, but are not limited to:
Discounted registration of $475 for National Council members and $575 for nonmembers.
Access to all Conference events and assistance navigating the event.
Meet and greets with peers, speakers and thought leaders.
Networking lunches throughout the Conference.
And much, much more…
Don’t miss out on a chance to be part of this program! To apply, complete a Young Leaders Program Application and submit it with proof of age (a photo of a driver’s license, passport or state-issued ID) to Tenikka Greene at TenikkaG@TheNationalCouncil.org. If you have questions about the program, contact Tenikka by email or at 202-684-3731..
“An amazing experience from start to finish.”
“The Young Leaders program provided excellent ideas to help me excel in my career.”
“I’m grateful to have been part of a program that provides young individuals with opportunities to build relationships with key health care professionals.”
Summits & Special Tracks
Mental Health First Aid Summit
Join hundreds of Mental Health First Aid Instructors from across the country for a day of inspiration, education and impact at the annual Mental Health First Aid Instructor Summit. The Summit is FREE, and it’s your chance to connect with both new and seasoned Instructors, learn from leading experts in the field and get energized to take your Mental Health First Aid initiative to the next level.
The agenda will include expert panels on everything from cultural awareness to funding your initiative, inspiring stories from prominent public figures and special learning sessions to help you reach new audiences in your community. Don’t miss this annual opportunity to elevate your Mental Health First Aid initiative.
Whole Health Action Management (WHAM)
Whole Health Action Management (WHAM) training is designed for peer specialists by peer specialists for people with chronic health and behavioral health conditions that activates self-management to create and sustain new health behavior. WHAM aims to counter the high incidence of chronic physical health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and obesity among people living with mental illnesses and addictions.
Middle Management Academy
The Middle Management Academy (MMA) is the only program of its kind that puts new and experienced managers on the leadership fast track by improving performance and results. Steeped in proven business strategy, MMA is intensive, practical and highly interactive training that helps participants understand what great managers do differently and how to implement those lessons on the job. The program focuses on three core competencies — managing budgets and financial information, motivating and managing employees and applying appropriate leadership styles to everyday situations. If you need to cancel our substitute your attendenace at this year's MMA, please utilize these forms: