30th Annual Conference

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
September 11th - 13th, 2018

Resort details can be found
at fairmontmontana.com.

Located midway between Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park.


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E-mail completed registration form to: jgierisch@utah.gov
Or mail the completed form to:
Jana Gierisch, WPSHA Executive Director
P.O. Box 270 Provo, Utah 84603-0270
Telephone: (801)344-4200
Facsimile: (801)344-4291

Information from our last conference. 2018 details forthcoming.

2017 Annual Conference Information and Program


Begins at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 12


Holiday Inn Denver Lakewood 7390 W Hampden Avenue Lakewood, CO 80227


Room reservation deadline is August 11, 2017

  • Call 303-980-9200
  • Use Group code WPA

Reserve rooms by calling the Holiday Inn Denver Lakewood 303-980-9200 and identify yourself as part of the Western Psychiatric State Hospital association or with group code WPS. Make sure you identify yourself as part of the group, Western Psychiatric State Hospital Association (WPSHA) to ensure you receive the agreed upon room rate of $99 per night.

Conference Agenda

Tuesday, September 12

  • Host Facility presentations
  • Tour of Colorado Mental Health Institute at Fort Logan Hospital
  • 6:00 p.m. Evening Banquet

Wednesday, September 13

  • Leadership Presentation
  • Recovery Based Treatment Model: Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Benchmarking Discussion
  • NRI Presentation

Thursday, September 14

  • Competency Restoration
  • Lean Management System Success
  • NASMHPD Presentation