Continuing Education

Endless Possibilities: Juvenile Justice & Mental Health Conference

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Conference for educators, parents, and others to gain much more information related to mental health, education, and family supports. Sponsored by WI FACETS - Wisconsin Family Assistance Center for Education, Training & Support, Wisconsin Statewide Parent-Educator Initiative, and Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

Date:  August 2-3, 2018

Download Conference Handouts Here

Download 2018 Program Here! 

Register Online

Registrations accepted online until 8/1/18, at noon. We do accept walk up registrations at event check-in, if space is available.

The Pre-Conference is sold out.  You may register to be placed on the waitlist and will be notified if a spot becomes available.

YOU could be the help a young person needs. Get trained in Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour training.
  • You will learn how to identify and respond to signs of mental health concerns in youth, ages 12-18.
  • You will learn how to apply the Mental Health First Aid action plan.
  • You will learn what to do with a youth having panic attacks, suicidal thoughts or behaviors, acute psychosis, overdose or withdrawal from alcohol or drug use, reaction to a traumatic event, non-suicidal self-injury, etc.
  • In 2014-15, 15,000 Wisconsin high school students attempted suicide (CDC,2015).
  • Pre-conference is FREE-made possible by Project AWARE and SAMHSA grant.
  • Grant Goal: to train 1,200 who interact with youth of our community.

A Sampling of Topics:

  • Juvenile Justice
  • Trauma Sensitive Schools
  • Foster Care
  • Social Emotional Learning for Students with Disabilities
  • And more...

A. Hansan Davis, J.D., Keynote

Hasan Davis

Part stand-up comedian, part storyteller, part statistician; Hasan invites audiences on an emotional experience. Sharing his journey from Juvenile Delinquent with Dyslexia to Juris Doctor, Hasan is proof positive that great things can happen when adults champion the lives of children


Who is Hasan Davis

Pre-Conference Registration: Free

Conference Registration: $35

CEU: Additional $15 fee

Fees Include

The Thursday Pre-conference registration fee covers instruction.  The Friday conference registration fee covers instruction, breakfast and lunch (lunch choice guaranteeed, if ordered by 7/27/18).   The CEU fee includes Continuing Education Units.

Course Credit

Current UW-Whitewater Graduate students seeking graduate credit please contact Shannon Stuart before registering at  Non UW-Whitewater students seeking graduate credit please contact Carrie Lencho before registering at CEU registration available online and day of conference.  $15 for 1 CEU.  Only cash or check will be accepted at the door.

Parent Scholarships

A limited number of parent scholarships are available to cover conference registration. Parent Scholarship registration form is available by clicking here.  Contact Caroline Rossing with questions or 608-558-5815.


Early cancellations will receive a full refund minus 10% cancellation fee if the cancellation is requested 7 days prior to the event. NO REFUNDS will be given for no shows.  All cancellation requests must be submitted to; provide registrant's name and event title. Refunds will be returned to name and address of payer.


Permits are required to park in campus lots.  More information on parking can be found on the Visitor Center website.


Check-in will take place at 7:30 a.m. for the Pre-conference and 8:00 a.m. for the Conference; in the Hamilton (Room 164) of the University Center.

What to Bring

  • Writing instruments
  • Water bottle
  • Lunch if attending Pre-conference. 
  • Airconditioning will be on.  You may want to bring a sweater or light jacket.

Driving Directions

Directions to the campus can be found online by clicking here. A campus map can be found here.


Permits are required to park in campus lots.  More information on parking can be found on the Visitor Center website.

Need a Hotel Room?

Super 8 Whitewater: $82. (262) 472-0400, 917 E. Milwaukee Street, Whitewater
Baymont Hotel:  $82, (262) 472-9400, 1355 W Main Street, Whitewater
Reserve by July 1, 2018 for "Endless Possibilities Conference" room.

Downloadable Flyer


Please email Shannon Stuart at

Special Notice

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.

If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.

Registering for this event you understand that the University may take photographs and or videos of event participants and activities. You will  be required to agree at the time of registration that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shall be the owner of and may use such photographs and or videos relating to the promotion of future events.  You will relinquish all rights that you may claim in relation to use of said photographs and/or videos.

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