Strong Schools: Advancing Student Wellness and Resiliency in Texas

4th Annual Summit on Advancing Behavioral Health Collaboratives
A Texas-specific preconference event at the 2019 Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health



  • Decision makers, policy makers and school mental health staff in Texas’ schools, educational service centers, and community mental health agencies.
  • Students interested in learning more about collaborative approaches to school-based mental health


  • Keynote from Dennis Embry, developer of the PAX Good Behavior Game
  • School mental health evidence-based best practices
  • Exemplars of outstanding programs
  • Strategies from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) that promote student success
  • Introducing Texas’ Project AWARE: TEA’s initiative to increase mental health awareness, promotion, and services in schools.


November 6, 2019
Registration: 8:00am – 8:30am
Event: 8:30am – 5:00pm


Hilton Austin
Salon AB
500 E 4th St, Austin, TX
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Credit cards (Visa or Mastercard only), checks, and purchase orders will be accepted as payment for registration fees. If your purchasing process requires a W-9 from the sponsoring organization, you may download that document here
Attention Students:
Registration fee waivers will be provided to 20 students (high school, undergraduate, or graduate level) who wish to attend this event. Please email [email protected] and include your name, school name, level of study (high school, undergraduate, graduate), and major/department or area of interest, and a photo or copy of your current student ID. The first 20 eligible students will receive instructions to complete online registration at no cost.
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