• 17th National Conference on Adolescents and Young Adults

    April 24 - 26, 2019
    Las Vegas, Nevada

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    SPECIAL FOCUS ON:
    This conference will highlight up-to-date perspectives and research in the ever changing field of Adolescents and Young Adults. 
    • Trauma Treatment
    • Anxiety Disorders
    • Addictions in Youth
    • Attachment Based Therapy
    • Adolescent Brain Development
    • Adverse Childhood Experiences

    Why You Should Attend This Conference:
    The field of counseling and treatment of adolescents and young adults has challenged the best of therapists and clinicians.  Join colleagues from throughout the nation for a premier conference addressing the cutting edge issues, research advances and clinical applications for this special population of clients with its unique demands on counselors for state of the art skills and strategies.  

    Program Focus: 

    Nationally recognized speakers and authors will discuss a wide range of topics in a compelling array of keynote sessions and in depth workshops. 

    The topics, which will focus on Adolescent/Young Adult issues include:

    SCARS: Working with Addicted Young Adults
    Mother and Teenage Daughter Dynamics
    Choice Based Therapy
    Trauma Treatment
    Addictive Disorders and the Adolescent Brain
    Neuroscience and Trauma Treatment
    Anxiety Disorders in Adolescents and Young Adults
    Resistance, Hostility, Resentment, Avoidance and Excuses
    Adverse Childhood Experiences
    Cultivating Resilience
    Co-occurring Disorders
    Suicides, Shootings and Cyberbullies
    Trauma and Opiate Addiction
    Relational and Transgenerational Trauma
    Grief and Post Traumatic Growth
    Uncovering Undercurrents for Lasting Change
    Cannabis Use and Legalization
    Mindfulness in Today’s Changing World
    Teens and Social Media
    Autostress Disorders
    Attachment Based Family Therapy
    Motivating Hard to Engage Parents in Treatment
    Traumatized Adolescent & the Family System
    Overtaken: Understanding Adolescent Substance Use
    Ethics and more. 

    Who Should Attend?
    Enjoy networking with those working in the areas of:
    • Mental Health
    • Addictions Counseling
    • Marriage and Family Therapy
    • Psychology
    • School Counseling
    • Registered Nursing
    • Courts and Corrections
    • Prevention
    • Employee Assistance
    • Pastoral Counseling
    • And Other Fields 

    Conference Objectives
    Participants will be able:
    1. To identify treatment approaches for successfully treating adolescents and young adults with chemical dependence, trauma, co-occurring disorders and other psychological and behavioral issues.

    2. To be able to discern symptoms and characteristics manifested in these disorders and to diminish/correct their negative impact on the client’s interpersonal and family relationships.

    3. To identify the impact of trauma, anxiety, attachment issues, and substance use on youth and best practices for treatment and how to bolster resilience.

    4. To identify advances in the assessment of at-risk factors for adolescents and young adults and their treatment. 

    Limited Number of Exhibit Spaces Available  
    For more information contact:
    Lorrie Keip Cositore 
    1-800-851-9100 x9220
     lorriek@hcibooks.com

    Join Us in Las Vegas at the Tropicana Las Vegas

    Conference Site
    Tropicana Las Vegas
    3801 Las Vegas Blvd. South
    Las Vegas, NV 89109
    Phone: 800-634-4000

    Conference Site  Stay with us . . .Tropicana Las Vegas

    In the heart of the famed Las Vegas Strip, The Tropicana Las Vegas is redefining the  expectations of today’s global travelers with a $200 million transformation. The South Beach-inspired changes include all new, best-in-class hotel rooms and suites, a new casino, newly remodeled conference center, more than four acres of tropical pool area, as well as new restaurants. 

    The Tropicana Las Vegas offers our conference guests a very special rate of $99 for rooms Monday through Thursday nights, April 22–25 and $149 for Friday and Saturday nights, April 26 and 27 plus daily resort fee of $10 that includes in room internet, fitness center access, 2 for 1 show tickets to Laugh Factory (Sunday thru Thursday).

    For reservations call:   

    800-634-4000 (Request rooms for the National Conference on Adolescents and Young Adults group code SNC419)  or Reserve Online at https://book.passkey.com/go/NATLCONFADNYNGADU2019 before March 26 to receive the conference rate. Each reservation requires one night’s deposit. Please be aware of hotel’s cancellation policy. 

    The Tropicana Las Vegas is located at 3801 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89109.

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    Full-Time Registration (April 24-26, 2019)
    up to 18 hours
    Tuition: $465.00 Register by midnight (EST) March 19, 2019 for: $415.00
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    Daily Registration Wed, April 24, 2019
    6 core CEs
    Tuition: $170.00 Register by midnight (EST) March 19, 2019 for: $150.00
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    Daily Registration Thur, April 25, 2019
    6 core CEs
    Tuition: $170.00 Register by midnight (EST) March 19, 2019 for: $150.00
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    Daily Registration Fri, April 26, 2019
    6 core CEs
    Tuition: $170.00 Register by midnight (EST) March 19, 2019 for: $150.00
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    Ethics Workshop, Tues., April 23, 2019
    6 core CEs
    Tuition: $135.00 Register by midnight (EST) March 19, 2019 for: $115.00
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    Early Registration Rate:
    Registrations received or processed by midnight (EST) March 19, 2019 will qualify for the early rate.

    Group Discount:
    Groups of TWO or MORE registrations, entered on one order, receive a 10% Discount per registration! This offer applies to conference registrations only and cannot be combined with other discounts/coupon offers.

    REGISTRATION POLICIES: Check, credit card information or agency purchase order must be attached to this registration form. All registration fees are refundable, less a $50.00 processing fee, when requests for cancellation are submitted in writing and postmarked by April 2, 2019. No refunds are available after April 2, 2019.
     
    Other ways to register:
    By Phone: 800-441-5569 or 954-360-0909. Please have your MC/Visa/AMEX number ready. (Business Hours are M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm ET)

    By Fax: 954-360-0034. Registration by fax requires credit card information or agency purchase order accompanied by a completed registration form. Get Registration Form: To do this, click on the Brochure Tab and print out the Registration form. Please make sure to include MC/Visa, AMEX number, exp. date, security code and signature. 


    By Mail: Registration by mail requires check, credit card information or agency purchase order accompanied by a completed registration form. Get Registration Form to do this, click on the Brochure Tab and print out the Registration form.  Please make checks payable to: U.S. Journal Training, Inc.


    Mail to:
    U .S. Journal Training/ Adolescents
    3201 SW 15th St
    Deerfield Beach, FL 33442-8190

    When you provide a check for payment, you authorize us either to use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction. When we use information from your check to make an electronic fund transfer, funds may be withdrawn from your account as soon as the same day you make your payment, and you will not receive your check back from your financial institution. For inquiries please call 800-441-5569.

    Your name and address will be added to our mailing list unless otherwise requested.

    ADA accommodation will be made in accordance with the law. If you require ADA accommodations, please indicate your needs by March 19, 2019. We cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations without prior notification.

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