Mental Health Summit

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The Alverno College Mental Health Summit is an annual event sponsored by the Master of Community Psychology Program. Our 2015 Summit will focus on the role prevention, intervention and transitional care plays in treatment of mental health for adolescents. Join us to explore how we can improve the care that we deliver to adolescents across cultures, class and communities.


Summit Objectives

(1) to explore current research and resources on prevention, intervention and transitional care for adolescent mental health in Milwaukee

(2) to foster cross-cultural connections among Milwaukee area mental health practitioners, students, and community leaders in addressing issues of adolescent mental health


Expert Panel will include:

Paula Mytton, LMFT, 16th Street Community Health Center

Michael Savage, LCSW, Aurora Behavioral Health Services

Kimberly Young, PhD, Family Options Counseling, LLC


Topics for breakout sessions include:

  • Juvenile Justice and Transition
  • School Transitions
  • Suicide & Self-harm
  • Advocacy for Navigating Systemic Change
  • Substance Abuse
  • Community Engagement/Connecting to Fragile Communities
  • Adolescents & Racial Tension
  • Stigma & Barriers to Care for Latinos
  • Aging-out of the Foster Care System
  • Improving Relationships Between Juveniles and Police


Continuing Education Clock Hours

This program has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for NBCC credit.  Alverno College is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. NBCC approval No. SP-2495.

Participants who attend all sessions and submit a completed evaluation will be eligible to receive 3.5 clock hours. 

Please indicate on the registration form that you are interested in receiving NBCC credits.


The summit is free and open to mental health practitioners


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 For more information or questions please call the Insitute for Educational Outreach at 414-382-6087.