Illuminating Behavioral Health: 
Exploring New Pathways for Care and Inspiring Breakthroughs

High Country Conference Center, Flagstaff, AZ   

Arizona State University’s Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy (CABHP)  is pleased to announce the 20th Annual Summer Institute will be held July 16-19, 2019.  We’re looking toward another great year of providing education and networking opportunities to Arizona’s behavioral health professionals. This year, we return to the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff, AZ to welcome national experts, innovative local leaders, educators, researchers, clinicians, peer support specialists, counselors, outreach providers, government leaders and other professionals together for the four-day conference.

Nearly 400 professionals from numerous private and State agencies attend the conference, and we look forward to seeing you and your colleagues this year. 

The conference provides a wide variety of educational sessions for today’s healthcare and behavioral health professionals and partners. We will showcase keynotes conducted by nationally recognized researchers and experts, as well as more than 35 breakout sessions addressing a wide range of innovative topics relevant to those working in and leading the field, totaling 19 hours of Continuing Education Units for conference attendees.

Early Bird Registration Sponsorship Opportunities Hotel Information Keynote Speakers

Does your agency send more than ten people to Summer Institute? If so, then you qualify for $100 per person discount. Email for a quote and special registration code. 

The Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family (GOYFF), in partnership with the Arizona Parents Commission on Drug Education and Prevention, sponsors scholarships for individuals from across Arizona to attend the Summer Institute.

Meet GOYFF staff and learn about how they work with the eight Governor appointed commissions, funded partners and community stakeholders to improve the lives of all Arizona youth and families.

Please submit applications before Wednesday, June 5th at 5:00pm. We will notify you with the status of your scholarship by June 10th, 2019. Applicants who are not accepted will be offered the Early Bird conference registration rate.

(Please note, Scholarship awards cover conference registration only. You will be responsible for costs associated with lodging and/or other travel expenses.)

Conference Pricing

  • Early Bird Pricing - $595 (Full Week)
  • One Day Registration - $300 
  • After June 14 - $695 (Full Week)
  • Scholarship Application Open Now

Important Dates

  • Selected Presenters Notified: May 8, 2019
  • Conference Registration Opens: May 9, 2019
  • Early Bird Pricing Ends: June 14, 2019
  • Conference: July 16-19, Flagstaff, AZ


ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy
Kevin Bushaw, Conferences & Events Manager  602-369-6680
Keith Smith, Logistics Coordinator