Is this conference geared for youth as well as adults?
The target audience for this conference is adults. Our theme this year is: Working Together. Developing Solutions. The sessions will discuss the most current and cutting edge issues and programs in prevention such as opioid prevention, social media, utilizing research to guide prevention efforts, best practices in parenting, etc..
Are there scholarships?
No, we do not offer any scholarships. We have tried to keep the cost down, $200 is a value for 2 1/2 days of training. It includes continental breakfast and lunch all three days of conference.
Can I attend a pre- conference session without attending the entire conference?
Yes, but you have to attend both days of the pre- conference session.
Do you have an agenda and description of each session that will be offered and the topics that will be covered at this conference?
Please check the SCHEDULE and KEYNOTE tabs on our web page: www.CoalitionForHealthyYouth.org.
How many CEU’s are available each day? Are there CEU’s available for the Grant Writing Survival School?
We will a certificate for the pre-conference session (approx. 14 hours) and the main conference (approx. 15 hours). We have so many disciplines that attend that we can’t have them all approved. In the past
prevention certification hours were submitted to SCAPPA CTRC.
Do you register for break- out sessions prior to the conference?
No. Each break-out session is on a first come basis, though we have not had an issue in the past with a session being closed.
What are the lodging options in the area?
That info is on our web page, www.CoalitionForHealthyYouth.org, please see the TRAVEL tab.
How do I register for just the pre- conference workshops?
There REGISTRATION tab on our web page:
Where is the pre-conference session located?
All participants will receive an email with special instructions for the pre-conference session. If you do not get an email by July 27, 2019 please email
Where are the main conference sessions held?
All conference sessions for the main conference on August 5-7, 2020 are held at the James A. Bradley Arts and Sciences Building on the University of South Carolina Lancaster campus.