What is ISCRD Summit on Mental Health?

Attendees will benefit from sessions led by global experts on mental health, depression, anxiety, suicide, and related issues. These topics affect ALL students and adolescents, as well as many educators themselves. Make sure you have the knowledge and resources you need to not only improve outcomes, but to identify issues that may appear to be “beneath the surface.” Attendees will receive 10 CE or MIP (ESE approved) hours for this Summit.

Thank you to our partners!

Baptist Health    |    UNF Brooks College of Health

Topics Covered:

  • Awareness and Identification of Signs of Depression
  • Social Media Concerns
  • Bullying
  • Suicide Prevention

  • Anxiety Causes and Reduction Techniques
  • Legal Implications and Protocols
  • Mental Health Research and Trends


  • Learn practical strategies and the latest information from experts
  • Gain valuable professional development in an area that impacts all students
  • Collaborate with other educators and professionals to share best practices
  • Positively impact your students and staff


  • K-12 Teachers
  • School Administrators
  • Guidance Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • BCBA and Behavior Specialists
  • School Resource Officers

View highlights and testimonials from ISCRD2018:


$149 per person (for group discounts, please contact us)

Brandy Killian
Nationally Certified School Psychologist
St Johns County Public Schools

Brandy Killian is a success coach and nationally certified school psychologist, who believes in helping others to achieve and be at their best. Brandy has served children in special education for over 15 years. As a parent herself to a child with Down syndrome she has developed a passion for understanding this engaging and remarkable population of students.

Dr. Ann Leonard-Zabel
Professor of Psychology
Curry College

Dr. Ann Leonard-Zabel is a Full Professor of Psychology at Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts. In May 2015, Dr. Leonard-Zabel received two awards from Curry College: “Person of the Year” and “Excellence in Teaching-Research.” In addition, she owns a private international practice specializing in evaluations and consultation for neuro-behavioral learning disabilities, neuro-developmental disorders, emotional-behavioral difficulties, forensic examiner evaluations and substance abuse. For the past 10 years, she has served as a clinical instructor and supervisor for a Post-Graduate/Post-Doctoral Hybrid Model Program for the KidsInc School Neuropsychology Certificate Program. She assists with training professionals in the United States and abroad to be a board certified Diplomate by the American Board of School Neuropsychology. She holds national, international, diplomat and fellow licenses/certifications in the field of School Neuropsychology, School Psychology, Disability Analysis, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Homeland Security, Forensic Counseling, Clinical Counseling, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Addictions.


Additional speakers will be announced soon!

Summit Schedule


  • 8 am – 11 am: TED style presentations led by industry experts
  • 11 am – noon: Lunch (provided)
  • 12 – 3 pm: Break-out Sessions

+ 4 hours of online training to further delve into Summit topics

The ISCRD Mental Health Summit will be held at Bishop John J. Snyder High School in Jacksonville, FL.

5001 Samaritan Way, Jacksonville, FL 32210




Hampton Inn Jacksonville I-10 W

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Chaffee-Jacksonville West

Best Western Plus Cecil Field Inn & Suites


The ISCRD Mental Health Summit is one of your best opportunities to earn continuing education credit to maintain your state license, demonstrate continued professional development to employers, or simply to increase your knowledge.

Issuing Organization

The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards is the global leader in continuing education and certification programs for professionals who work with individuals with cognitive disabilities. Worldwide we work with over 300 universities and healthcare organizations to ensure the quality of care and education of our professionals meets the rigorous standards set forth by our board of industry experts. Those attending the ISCRD Mental Health Summit will receive 10 CE Credits issued by IBCCES that can be used toward licensure and other CE requirements. The IBCCES CE Credits are recognized by organizations in all 50 US states and over 42 different countries.

How much CE credit can I earn at ISCRD?

Those attending the ISCRD Mental Health Summit will receive 10 CE Credits issued by IBCCES that can be used toward licensure and other CE requirements.

Who is eligible for continuing education credit?

If you are registered for the ISCRD Mental Health Summit, you are eligible for CE credit. Below is a quick list of titles that are encouraged to attend:

Healthcare: Physicians, Hospital Administrators, Healthcare Center Directors, Nurses, Clinic Owners, Veterans Services, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech & Language Pathologists, Cognitive Disability Specialists, Clinicians, Mental Health Professionals

Education: School Administrators, Principals, Teachers, Special Education Directors, Counselors and Mental Health, Licensed Therapist, SPED Teachers, Autism Specialists, Federal Program Directors, Higher Education

To help justify the expense and time commitment of attending ISCRD Mental Health Summit to your employer or for a grant, download this Justification Document.

For questions on registration or exhibiting, please contact us:

(877) 717-6543
4899 Belfort Rd #190
Jacksonville, FL 32256