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The 2019 Northwest Law & Mental Health Conference will be February 8, 2019 at the Doubletree Hotel in Portland, Oregon. A full program will be available December 15.

Early Bird registration and sales for exhibitors and sponsors for the 2019 Northwest Law & Mental Health Conference is now open! The countdown has begun!

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The Northwest Law & Mental Health Conference is designed for attorneys and law enforcement, public and private clinicians; healthcare administrators; students of the law, social work, psychology and psychiatry; policy designers and elected officials; and companies and individuals involved with the care and welfare of people with mental illness.

The Northwest Law & Mental Health Conference brings together dozens of expert speakers with legal, clinical, and lived experience to discuss the confluence of law and mental illness. The event is produced annually as a program of the Mental Health Association of Portland, and was held in 2000, 2017 and 2018.

The conference offers continuing education credit for clinicians through the National Association of Social Workers of Oregon, for attorneys through the Oregon State Bar Association, and for law enforcement through the Oregon State Department of Public Safety Standards And Training. Additional online CEUs from the 2018 NW Law & Mental Health Conference are available now.

The planning committee for the 2019 conference includes Morgyn Beckman MD, Alison Bort JD PHD, Judge Juliet Britton, Beckie Child MSW, Bob Joondeph JD, Lisa Naito JD, and Jason Renaud.