Idaho Partnerships Conference on Human Services

Training Conference on Disabilities and Mental Health

WHEN?

October 5 and 6, 2017

WHERE?

Boise, Idaho, USA

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About the Conference

The Idaho Partnerships Conference on Human Services is the largest regional conference in Idaho focusing on providing quality disability and mental health training to human service professionals, teachers, counselors, parents, self advocates and community members who serve and support people with disabilities and mental illness. We bring together over 700 attendees each year.

Call For Speaker Submissions

We are currently accepting submissions for presentations. Please consider joining us to share your expertise.

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Join over 700 attendees at the regions largest conference on disability and mental illness.

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Keynote Speaker

Geri Jewell

Geri Jewell is best known as Cousin Geri on the NBC sitcom, The Facts of Life. She was the first person with a disability to have a regular role on a prime time series. She began her career doing standup comedy at the Comedy Store in 1978. In 1980 she performed at the 2nd Annual Media Access Awards, where she was introduced to Norman Lear by producer, Fern Field.

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Keynote Speaker

Rachel Simon

Rachel SimonRachel Simon is the award-winning author of six books and a nationally-recognized public speaker on issues related to diversity and disability. Her titles include the bestsellers The Story of Beautiful Girl and Riding The Bus With My Sister. Both books are frequent selections of book clubs and school reading programs around the country. Rachel's work has been adapted for theater, NPR, the Lifetime Channel, and Hallmark Hall of Fame, whose adaptation of Riding The Bus With My Sister starred Rosie O' Donnell and Andie McDowell, and was directed by Anjelica Huston.

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Conference Sponsors

Boise State University
Community Partnerships of Idaho

On The Agenda

Something for Everyone - from Beginners to Experts

This year's conference will focus on bringing the most innovative, cutting edge techniques and information in the disability services field to our attendees. Speaker presentations will offer new ideas, insights and strategies to inspire and challenge our audience. Our sessions are designed to empower attendees to put into practice what they learn, interact with each other and find inspiration. The conference provides an exciting forum for the exchange of practical knowledge and new strategies.

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Registration

Registration opens June 1, 2017.

$180
FULL CONFERENCE

Thursday and Friday, October 5 and October 6, 2017. Continental breakfast and lunch included. Regular registration deadline is September 1, 2017. Late registration fee is $200.

$140
ONE DAY

Thursday or Friday, October 5 or October 6, 2017. Continental breakfast and lunch included. Regular registration deadline is September 1, 2017. Late registration fee is $160.

Group
5 OR MORE
Special rates available to groups of five or more attendees. Continental breakfast and lunch included. Contact Bibiana Nertney at 208-376-4999 for more information.

Venue

The conference is being held at the Student Union building on the campus of Boise State University.

1700 University Drive
Boise, ID
83725

Conference News

The latest conference updates and special offers

Call For Presentations

The Idaho Partnerships Conference on Human Services is seeking proposals for presentations for our 2017 conference being held in Boise, Idaho October 5th and 6th at Boise State University. If you have expertise in disability and mental health training then we want to...

Become a Sponsor

BE A PART OF THE LARGEST N.W. REGIONAL Conference on Human Services! The Idaho Partnerships Conference on Human Services is the largest regional conference providing quality training to human service professionals, parents, self advocates and community members who...

Commitment to Community Awards

Commitment to Community Awards will be handed out on Friday, October 6th during the luncheon at the Idaho Partnerships Conference. These awards recognize and honor significant accomplishments of individuals, organizations, and businesses who value individuals with...