2nd Annual Washoe County Youth Mental Health Summit

Connect Washoe County invites you to a day of education, connection, gratitude and hope at the 2nd Annual Washoe County Youth Mental Health Summit. 

Friday, September 22nd 
8:30am – 3:30pm 
Grace Church

This full day is designed to bring mental health providers and caring adults together surrounding the importance of youth mental health.


8:00am – 8:45am 
Check In

8:45am – 9:00am 
Kim Young, Mariluz Garcia, Mayor Schieve, Connie Wray

9:00am – 9:45am 
Youth Voice Panel
Moderator: Dr. Laura Davidson

10:00am – 11:00am 
1st Breakout Sessions
WCCMHC Goals and our Roles in the Community

11:15am – 12:15am 
Collective Impact
Annie Zucker

12:15pm – 1:00pm 
Lunch & Networking 

1:00pm – 2:00pm 
Crisis Response System Panel
Moderator: Kristen Remington

2:00pm – 2:15pm 
Closing Call to Action
Dr. Susan Enfield

2:30pm – 3:30pm 
2nd Breakout Sessions

Main Room – Dr. Paul LaMarca
Social Emotional Risk Factors, Trusted Adults, Upstream Protective Factors, and Academic Performance 

Room 1 – Dr. Megan Weller
Help for Helpers: Understanding the Stress Response Cycle

Room 2 – Dr. Steve Nicholas
Family Centered Safety Plans

Room 3 – Dr. Jen Ross
Ethical and Cultural considerations for community engagement 

Room 4 – Rhonda Lawrence, MFT
Nevada’s Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Vision

Registration is now CLOSED. If you would still like to participate in the event, please fill out the form below. 

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