Extraordinary educational opportunities are the hallmark of NatCon and this year is no exception. In addition to our usual exceptional program, NatCon20 offers not-to-be-missed Preconference Universities and special events. Check them out.
Young Leaders Program
Sunday April 5-Tuesday, April 7
The 2020 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 NatCon20, 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:
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.
Mental Health First Aid Summit
Saturday, April 4 │ 8:00 AM -5:30 PM
Join hundreds of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) 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 MHFA initiative.
Whole Health Action Management (WHAM)
Friday, April 3 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM & Saturday, April 4 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Whole Health Action Management (WHAM) is a peer-led training program for people with chronic physical and behavioral health conditions that promotes self-management to create and sustain new health behavior. For just $100, peer specialists can attend the WHAM training. For an additional $200, they can attend all of NatCon20, April 5-7.
WHAM registration includes:
Middle Management Academy
Monday, March 30 – Thursday, April 2
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 four core competencies — understanding leadership and management styles, strengths of self and others, motivating and managing employees and applying appropriate leadership styles to everyday situations.
The registration fee of $1,350 includes:
Attendees can also opt to stay for the full NatCon20 Conference, April 5-7 for a reduced rate of $575 Member/$675 Nonmember.
Check out the sample training agenda. If you need to cancel or substitute your attendance, please complete the following forms: