ANNUAL PASAP CONFERENCE
Each year PASAP holds a conference where helping professionals come to learn and develop new program initiatives and strategies so that they will become more effective in providing support for those youth experiencing barriers to their learning and school or life success. Some of these barriers could include concerns related to substance use/abuse, depression, anxiety, thoughts of suicide, homelessness, grief and loss, bullying, and other at-risk issues.
The 2024 Annual PASAP Conference will be held
LIVE & IN PERSON
@ The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center
in State College, PA.
The Board of Directors is currently working hard to plan a fresh conference that is new, improved, and better than ever.
We are excited beyond words to gather once again with our membership, sponsors, and exhibitors to network, learn from each other, and share our passion about Student Assistance.
Meals included with a full conference registration are Sunday dinner, Monday breakfast and lunch as well as Tuesday breakfast.
Attendees must have their conference ID badge with them for all events including sessions and meals. QR codes will be scanned at the door.
All registrations are submitted online. Registration will remain open throughout the conference.
Payment will be accepted by check, credit card, or purchase order up until arrival at the conference.
PASAP's Federal Employer ID # is 23-2619764.
PASAP's Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification (W9)
Checks & money orders are mailed to:
PO Box 1254
State College, PA 16804
If you have questions or concerns please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hotel room cost and reservation is not included in PASAP Conference registration.
To make reservations with The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center visit thepennstaterhotel.psu.edu or call 1-800-233-7505. The Penn Stater offers a discounted standard room price each night when attendees use our promo code. This is rate is offered on a first come first serve basis. The rate will increase to the standard rate after our allotted block number has been met. Visit their website for information on reservations.
Session and full conference evaluations are collected electronically through the conference website. Attendees must complete evaluations in order to receive Act 48 or PCB continuing education credits for LSW, LCSW, LPC or LMFT. Attendees can access evaluations through the conference website or the conference app.
We encourage attendees to visit our exhibit hall throughout the conference. Tables will be located in the conference lobby, Dean's Hall area and the First Floor Break area. PASAP strives to provide the latest resources regarding SAP, Mental Health, and Drug and Alcohol services. Exhibitor representatives look forward to sharing their products and services and are available to network and answer questions.
PASAP will have staff stationed at the courtesy desk to assist with all conference attendee needs. Staff will be available during conference hours; the courtesy desk can be found in the main registration area.
Throughout the conference there will be many opportunities to win prizes that have been donated by our sponsors and generous businesses throughout the commonwealth. Participants are entered to win by registering for conference, visiting and entering raffles with our exhibitors, and attending the Ice Cream Social. Attendees must be present at drawing times in order to win.
PASAP photographers will be taking conference shots for our newsletter and web page. If you prefer not be photographed, please alert the photographer.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDITS
Attendees can earn continuing education credits at the Annual Conference.
PASAP is an approved ACT 48 and PA Certification Board provider.
In order for attendees to receive credit for the keynote and breakout sessions, they must:
Confirmation of attendance is sent to the PA Department of Education at the conclusion of the conference. PASAP will also provide an attendance certificate via email after the close of conference.
Attendees interested in ACT 48 credits must indicate this on their conference registration. PPID numbers are also required.
PA CERTIFICATION BOARD (PCB)
PCB credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW, LCSW, LPC and LMFT licensure.
In order for attendees to receive PCB credits for the keynote and breakout sessions, they must:
Confirmation of attendance is sent to the University of Pittsburgh at the conclusion of the conference. Certificates are then mailed directly to participants within a few weeks. PASAP will also provide an attendance certificate via email after the close of conference.
Cancellations must be received in writing, postmarked 2 weeks prior to the conference.
Cancellations received prior to the cutoff date will receive a refund less a $50.00 service charge. Cancellations after the cutoff date, failure to attend or failure to notify the PASAP office in writing will result in forfeiture of the entire registration fee. Substitutes are always welcome.
No refunds will be granted due to inclement weather.
CANCELLATION DUE TO UNFORSEEN EVENTS
If the PASAP Conference cannot be conducted due to uncontrollable circumstances such as war, government regulation, disaster, strikes, civil disorder, curtailment of transportation facilities or other emergencies making it inadvisable, illegal, or impossible to provide the facilities or to hold the event, each prepaid registrant will receive any gifts provided to conference attendees. Fixed conference expenses will be paid from the registration funds. Any remaining funds will be refunded to registrants. PASAP is not responsible for any other costs incurred by registrants in connection with the conference.