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Child & Adolescent
Mental Health Conference

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28th Annual Conference, April 28 – 30, 2024
Duluth, Minnesota

One of the largest conferences of its kind in the country – we welcome teachers, therapists, psychiatrists, counselors, social workers, infant and early childhood professionals, health care workers, parents and all others who support children prenatal to age 24.



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Explore details for our 2023 event below.

2023 Featured Speakers

Keynote Panel Discussion

Media & Mental Health

Monday, April 24

Sheletta Brundidge Headshot

with Sheletta Brundidge, Founder & CEO –; John Moe, Host & Creator – The Hilarious World of Depression; and Erin Walsh, MA, Writer, Educator & Speaker – Spark & Stitch Institute

Keynote Presentation

Houses on Fire: Successfully Raising Children Under High Stakes Situations

Tuesday, April 25

with Dr. BraVada Garrett-Akinsanya, PhD, LP, CAC, BP

View our Full Lineup of Presenters & Workshops


Our Early Bird Rate ends March 26!

Days AttendingThrough March 26After March 26
One Day$190$199
Two Days$360$379
Three Days$410$429

Discounts are available for students and for groups of 5+ from the same organization. For more details and to receive a coupon code, reach out to us at


Click here to view our full lineup of workshops.

Sunday, April 23Monday, April 24Tuesday, April 25
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Supervision Series
8:50 to 10:00 a.m.
Featured Speaker
8:50 to 10:00 a.m.
Featured Speaker
12:15 to 1:45 p.m.
Concurrent Workshops
10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Concurrent Workshops
10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Concurrent Workshops
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Concurrent Workshops
12:15 to 1:15 p.m.
12:15 to 1:15 p.m.
4:15 to 6:45 p.m.
MHED Talks & Reception
1:15 to 2:45 p.m.
Concurrent Workshops
1:15 to 2:45 p.m.
Concurrent Workshops
3:15 to 4:45 p.m.
Concurrent Workshops
3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Concurrent Workshops


Our children’s mental health conference is designed to meet continuing education requirements for many disciplines. Conference Certificates will be distributed on-site at the conference taking place in Duluth, MN. Authorizing boards may contact the MACMH office at any time to audit registration and check-in records.

Certificates of attendance will be available within the conference program and that those seeking a Board of School Administrators certificate should visit the registration desk during the conference or contact

The following boards have approved CEHs for the conference:

+ MN Board of Behavioral Health & Therapy (LPC, LPCC, LADC) – 18 CEHs
+ MN Board of Marriage & Family Therapy – Approved 18 CEHs
+ MN Board of Social Work – Approved 18 CEHs
+ MN Board of Psychology – Approved 18 CEHs
+ MN Board of School Administrators – Approved 18 CEHs

The following boards do not require pre-approved CEHs. CEHs should be approved upon independent submission to your board:

+ MN Board of Education
+ MN Nursing Board
+ ND Board of Social Work

Professionals in other related disciplines, as well as those working outside of Minnesota, can submit CEH certificates to their corresponding boards for independent approval.

Actual CEH amounts will be dependent upon your specific licensure board and attendance.


We’re excited to be returning to an in-person conference for our 2023 event!

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
350 Harbor Drive
Duluth, MN 55802
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2023 Sponsors

Want to see your organization’s logo here? Reach out to Rachael at for information on our sponsorship opportunities.