“Improvement through innovation: Providing for the whole person and community”

This growing conference gives professionals the opportunity to develop interdisciplinary approaches to treatment. We invite treatment professionals to join us as we focus on “Improvement through innovation: providing for the whole person and community”.

Our two day conference will provide innovative, evidence-based practice sessions facilitated by national experts and offer continuing education credits for NYS Social Workers, NYS Mental Health Counselors, CASACs, Recreation Therapists, and NYS Certified Peers. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn up to 12 credits across this two-day event.

Learn more about this year’s sessions!

Registration Prices

  Registration Dates Single Day Full Conference Social Event
  Student Registration $95 $160 $20
  Speaker Registration Free $110 $20
  Early Registration (thru 2/2/18) $120 $200 $20
  Regular Registration (thru 5/1/18) $135 $220 $20
  Late/Day-of Registration $155 $250 $20


Get social with our conference app!

New this year, we are excited to announce that a conference phone app will be available for attendees. This app gives you the opportunity to network, customize personal schedules, access session locations, and provide real-time feedback during presentations.

To download the application follow these steps:
1. Download the ‘attendify’ app in the app store.

2. Search for “2018 Northeast BHC”.

3. Create an account and start using.

Thank you to Netsmart for sponsoring the 2018 Conference App! 

Social Event

Come socialize with your colleagues!
This event offers relaxation, stress reduction, creative inspiration, and guidance for painting with acrylic paint. Guests can choose from one of ten pieces, including a custom piece designed specially for our event. Paintings range from ‘very easy’ to ‘a little more challenging’.

The class will be led by Sandra Sabene, of the Liverpool Arts Center. Price per participant is $20. Painting will take place on May 8th from 5:30-7:30pm with hors d’oeuvres served. Space is limited to 50 participants.

Thank you to Liverpool Arts Center for helping to sponsor this event.

We are returning to the Marriott Syracuse Downtown again this year. Located in a magnificently restored historic building dating from 1924 and boasting state of the art conference space, the hotel provides an ideal venue for the 2018 Northeast Behavioral Healthcare Conference.

Are you interested in participating as a sponsor or exhibitor for this event? Please contact Ashley Forshee, Director of Development, at 315-474-5506 x221 or by email ashleyf@sbh.org for more information.