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The South Texas Adolescent Health Summit will bring together 180 youth-serving professionals from South Texas and the Coastal Bend areas to participate in two days of networking, expert discussions, and presentations with a focus on positive youth development and improving adolescent health.

The goal of the Summit is to increase knowledge, skills, and abilities among adults who provide services and support to adolescents on the Texas – Mexico Border about adolescent development, positive youth development, adolescent-friendly services, and how to apply the quality components of care through the stages of adolescence.

Location
Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance
118 Paseo Del Prado
Edinburg, TX 78539

Registration Fees
– Registration only ($50)
– Registration + CEU processing ($60)
– Student – full time, under 24 ($25)

Click here to register for the event.

**There are a limited number of scholarships available to those with a financial barrier to attendance. Scholarships cover registration fees only and do not include travel. If you would like to be considered for a needs-based scholarship, please complete this short application.**

Continuing Education Opportunities

Continuing education credit/contact hours for this event are provided by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and include the following:

Continuing Medical Education:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) through the joint providership of The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and Texas Department of State Health Services, Health Service Region 11; Texas Department of State Health Services, Office of Border Public Health; Cameron County Adolescent Health Taskforce; Cameron County Mental Health Task Force; RGV Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coalition; and The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy.

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited by TMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been designated by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service for 1.00 credit of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Continuing Nursing Education:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 7.25 contact hours of Continuing Nursing Education.

  • Social Workers
  • Certified Health Education Specialists
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Licensed Professional Counselors
  • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors
  • Licensed Psychologists
  • Certified in Public Health 
  • Certificate of Attendance 

Program
Click here to download the Schedule at a Glance.

Tuesday, Aug. 28
8:30 am – 3:45 pm
Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
LARC Training: 4-6 pm (IUD); 6:30-8:30 pm (Nexplanon)

Wednesday. Aug. 29
8:00 am – 12:15 pm

LARC Insertion Training
We are offering free training for clinicians on IUD and implant counseling and insertion on August 28 from 4 – 8:30 p.m. Please RSVP here.

Sponsorship Opportunities
– Exhibitor – Non profit (SOLD OUT)
– Exhibitor – For profit (SOLD OUT)
– Lunch sponsor – (SOLD OUT)
– Breakfast sponsor ($250 each) – ONLY ONE REMAINING
– Gold event sponsor ($500 each)
– Silver event sponsor ($250 each)
– Material on information table ($25)
– Scholarship sponsor ($50)

Click here to become an exhibitor or sponsor.

Hotel Accommodations

Click here for a list of hotels near the conference center.

Summit Partners
Texas Department of State Health Services, Health Service Region 11
Texas Department of State Health Services Office of Border Public Health
Cameron County Adolescent Health Taskforce
Cameron County Mental Health Taskforce
RGV Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coalition
The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Questions? Please contact Melanie Chasteen at 512.791.5110 or melanie@txcampaign.org.

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