Upcoming Events

Upcoming 2019 Programs


February 13: 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Children’s Waiver Update

OMH will present a webinar giving stakeholders an update regarding Children’s Waiver progress.  This update will cover progress of transition waiver children during the transition period of January 2019 through March 31, 2019, a review of recent guidance, RE codes, brief summary of CFCO and preparing for April 1, 2019 launch.

Please register to attend this webinar and whenever possible please listen in as a group.

Register for the Children’s Waiver Update on Feb 13, 2019 1:00 PM EST at:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


April 25, May 9, June 4, June 13: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
In-Person Code of Conduct Train-The-Trainer Training

The New York State Justice Center has partnered with the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) to develop an interactive and robust curriculum  designed to assist organizations provide staff training on the Code of Conduct for Custodians of People with Special Needs. The objective of the curriculum is to ensure that staff who support people served under the jurisdiction of the New York State Justice Center (custodians) understand the importance of the Code of Conduct and how it serves as a framework of professional conduct.

The material in this curriculum takes the ten parts of the code and teaches staff how to practice ethical, dynamic and respectful support.  Participants of the Train the Trainer session will be taught how to use this curriculum to teach the Code of Conduct to both new staff and seasoned staff through skill practice, group discussions and other activities.

Participants in this training should include; agency trainers, human resource professionals, administrators and anyone that will be able to bring this curriculum to life in their respective organizations/agencies.

Registration is available at the links below.


September 18 – 19, 2019
New York State Suicide Prevention Conference 

The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) and the Suicide Prevention Center of New York State (SPC-NY) invite you and your colleagues to the 4th Annual New York State Suicide Prevention Conference at the Desmond Hotel & Conference Center.

The 4th Annual New York State Suicide Prevention Conference: “STRONGER TOGETHER: Embracing Diversity and State/Local Partnerships in Suicide Prevention” sponsored by OMH and SPC-NY is a two-day conference that will focus on best practices in the field of suicide prevention. It will feature presentations highlighting recent developments in suicide prevention, including working with diverse populations, community coalitions, schools and college campuses, health systems, and advancements in surveillance data.