30th Annual Conference

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
September 11th - 13th, 2018

Resort details can be found
at fairmontmontana.com.

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Located midway between Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park.


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E-mail completed registration form to: jgierisch@utah.gov
Or mail the completed form to:
Jana Gierisch, WPSHA Executive Director
P.O. Box 270 Provo, Utah 84603-0270
Telephone: (801)344-4200
Facsimile: (801)344-4291

2018 Annual Conference Information and Program


Begins at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11


Fairmont Hot Springs 1500 Fairmont Road Fairmont, Montana 59711


Room reservation deadline is August 13th.
Call: 800-332-3272 or online at www.fairmontmontana.com Group ID: 21314 Password: 42

Reserve rooms by calling Fairmont Hot Springs Resort at 800-332-3272 or reserve on-line at www.fairmontmontana.com. Group ID is 21314, password is 42. Make sure you identify yourself as part of the group, Western Psychiatric State Hospital Association (WPSHA) to ensure you receive the agreed upon room rate of $125.00 per night.

Conference Agenda

Tuesday, September 11

  • Implementation of Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy
  • Peer Network
  • Energy Saving Projects
  • Forensic Program / Group Homes
  • Tour of Montana State Hospital

Wednesday, September 12

  • Workplace Violence Prevention
  • Safe Training to Address Violence Behavior
  • Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports for ID/MI Diagnoses
  • Telebehavioral Health
  • Ligature Mitigation and Suicide Risk Assessment Efforts

Thursday, September 13

  • Diversion Plan for Incompetent to Stand Trial
  • Benchmarking Data Presentation