2017 Behavioral Health Conference


As educators and in today’s climate, we understand that student intelligence is not the only determining factor for student success. This one-day conference will help educators understand the importance of emotional intelligence and how meeting the social-emotional needs of students significantly impacts academic success.

Dennis McKesey, of the acclaimed film “Waiting for Superman” will serve as the keynote speaker for this behavioral health conference. Mr. McKesey’s belief that supporting educators’ passion to learn and grow enhances their capacity to facilitate student learning; completely aligns with the focus on targeted professional development in Beaufort County School District.

We are positive that you will find this year’s conference topic relevant to your work! The information provided can be put to use immediately!

• Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect- University of South Carolina Children’s Law Center
• Strengthening Families & Other Components to
• Trauma Informed Care in Schools
• Reaching children that have been abused or neglected
• Various other topics
Continuing Education Units will be available.

Pre-registration is required. The cost is $69 for the conference (plus 4% service fee for credit card payments).
Online payments can be made here.

To pre-register and pay by check, mail the form attached with a check for $69 payable to:

Beaufort County School District
Office of Auxiliary Services
2900 Mink Point Blvd
Beaufort, SC 29901-0309

For assistance with payments, please contact Trudy Unsworth via email trudy.unsworth@beaufort.k12.sc.us or by phone at 843-322-5429.

Hotels close to the University of South Carolina- Hilton Head Gateway Campus:
Fairfield Inn & Suites ($151 per night government rate). Call 843-705-2300 or visit their website.
Hampton Inn & Suites ($109 per night standard- use code USC). Call 843-705-9000 or visit their website.

Beaufort County is famous for its historic sites and beautiful landscapes.

We invite you to visit our beautiful beaches and check out our great restaurants and shopping venues!