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Please submit your proposal at the online RFP Application above. Questions or concerns? Please contact SRHN at (607) 776-9467 ext. 229 or via email at

Deadline for Submission is November 3, 2017.

9th Annual Adolescent
Health & Wellness Conference

March 8, 2018


GST BOCES-Bush Campus


459 Philo Rd, Elmira, NY 14903

Additional Information

Upon receipt of an application package, the conference planning committee will review it for completeness and topic relevance. Acceptance will be e-mailed in mid November.

You may present your session in lecture, discussion, or panel format. Interactive sessions are highly encouraged!


Below is a list of topic areas that we would like to cover. The list is not all inclusive; if you have a presentation that does not address on one of these topics, but is relevant to adolescent health & wellness, it will be considered by the planning committee.

Potential Topics 

  • Healthy Relationships

  • Anti Bullying

  • Teen Dating Violence

  • Family Interaction

  • Creating a Culture of Consent

  • Addressing & Responding to Domestic & Sexual Violence with Youth

  • Positive Peer Pressure

Youth Development

  • Healthy Eating & Habits

  • Physical Activity

  • Eating Disorders

  • Positive Body & Self-Image

  • Vulnerabilities & Opportunities in Adolescent Brain Development

  • Adolescent Depression

  • Mental Health 

  • Impact of Labeling

  • Suicide Prevention

  • Advocacy for Resources

  • Youth Empowerment

  • Youth Advocacy

  • Making Positive Changes in the Community

  • Sustaining Programs

  • Leaderships

  • Fundraising 

  • Grant Writing

  • Community Mobilization

  • Preparing & Supporting Program Staff to Successfully Implement Evident-Based Programs

Capacity Building
Cultural Compentence
  • Supporting Transgender & Gender Nonconforming Youth

  • Meeting the Needs of LBGTQ Youth

  • Gender Identity

  • Rural Youth Culture

Skills Building
  • Motivational Interviewing for Adolescents

  • Understanding Adolescent Confidentiality

Review Process
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