Helping Youth Cope with Day to Day Life
Harness the power of young people to help one another and make a difference in their world! The 2013 National Peer Helpers Conference, “Making a Difference: Effective Peer-to-Peer Support Programs,” provides a forum for the adult leaders of youth peer-to-peer programs. The conference, presented by the Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation, offers training, education, best practices, ideas, resources and networking. Educators, counselors, mental health practitioners, school administrators, non-profit professionals and others can learn how to establish, maintain or energize a peer program for their schools or community agencies. This program has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors.
Conference: Wednesday, February 27 – Friday, March 1. Participants may choose a day-long track on Wednesday and breakout sessions on Thursday and Friday, or they may choose to attend Thursday/Friday breakout sessions only.
Hotel: The historic Marriott Grand Hotel Resort, Golf Club and Spa on Mobile Bay in Point Clear, Alabama, near scenic Fairhope. To make reservations at the conference hotel rate of $119.00 per night, call 800-544-9933 and reference the National Peer Helpers Conference or book online at www.marriottgrand.com and use group code hecheca. The Grand Hotel will waive the resort fee at check-in for conference attendees only, even if you have already made your hotel reservations online or by phone. Room reservation cancellations and refunds must be made through the Marriott Grand Hotel.
Ground Transportation – Contact the Marriott Grand Hotel for best options
The conference is co-sponsored by the National Association of Peer Program Professionals, and all sessions may be utilized toward fulfillment of NAPPP’s Certified Peer Program Educator designation or as continuing education for CPPEs. For complete information on NAPPP’s professional designations, please visit www.peerprogramprofessionals.org. Alabama educators: after online registration and payment, use code PS-NAPPP-2013 for STI PD.
The Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation will refund the full registration fee up to two weeks prior to the conference. Room reservation cancellations and refunds must be made through the Marriott Grand Hotel.
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