Awards and Social Session

(1) Awards Luncheon – Howery Award, Going to Bat Award

Friday, August 24, 2018 12:50 PM - 2:20 PM

The Victor I. Howery Memorial Award is given each year to an individual who has made significant contributions to the rural mental health field.

The Going to Bat Award is given to an individual who has been a strong voice and advocate for rural mental health.

(2) Reception, Networking and Rural Arts Award

Friday, August 24, 2018 3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

The Rural Arts Award is given annually to honor the life-long contributions of Peter G. (Pete) Beeson to both rural mental health and the rural arts.

(3) Continental Breakfast Buffet, NARMH Membership Meeting, and Ann Schumacher Award

Saturday, August 25, 2018 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Non-members as well as members are encouraged to join us for our annual membership meeting luncheon. This year, our membership meeting will highlight some of NARMH’s advocacy work as well as a few of the projects.

The Ann Schumacher Rural Clinical Practice Award is presented to an experienced practitioner who has demonstrated excellence, innovation, professional development and who has worked with domestic violence.

(4) Networking at Local Restaurants

Saturday, August 25, 2018 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Meet in the lobby to travel together to local restaurants to network.

(5) Closing Session: Next Steps and Door Prizes

Sunday, August 26, 2018 12:10 PM - 12:20 PM

We will ask our conference participants to review the high points of the meeting, identify the areas of strongest interest and importance, and take these suggestions to lay the path for NARMH's next annual conference.