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Engage & Excel 2020

Our 5th Annual Conference - Virtual
October 2020

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Transforming mental health systems together

The Engage & Excel Conference is for community leaders, mental health professionals, law enforcement, private employers, health systems, and committed stakeholders who are working to improve mental health services. Participants come together to network, share best practices, inspire collaboration, and learn from each other.

E&E shifted to a virtual platform for this 5th annual gathering of the best minds in mental health.

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Agenda highlights

Day 1
October 1, 2020

The virtual conference will begin with opening remarks and keynote before shifting to breakout sessions.

9:00 am
Opening Remarks
9:30 am
Keynote Address: Michelle Alletto
10:30 am
Breakout Session: Ending Psychosis
10:30 am
Breakout Session: Rethinking Challenging Behavior
10:30 am
Breakout Session: Service Delivery & Telehealth
11:30 am
1:00 pm
Mental Health & COVID: 87th Texas Legislature
2:00 pm
Breakout Session: Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium
2:00 pm
Breakout Session: Healing Racial Trauma
2:00 pm
Breakout Session: Reporting in the Time of COVID
3:00 pm
Okay to Say let's Talk
Day 2
October 2, 2020

Day 2 of Engage & Excel continues the virtual conference with a half day of general and breakout sessions.

9:00 am
HHSC Response During the Pandemic
9:45 am
Breakout Session: Announcing the Cloudbreak Initiative
9:45 am
Breakout Session: Intersection of Race and Mental Health
9:45 am
Breakout Session: Transforming Policing through Project ABLE
10:45 am
11:00 am
Breakout Session: MMHPI COVID-19 Projections
11:00 am
Breakout Session: Systems of Supports in Schools
11:00 am
Breakout Session: PREVENTS
12:00 pm
Conference Adjournment
Thank you

2020 Engage & Excel Conference Sponsors

For information about sponsorship, contact:

Lacrica Olson
Chief of Staff for External Affairs