2024 Partnerships for Well-Being Institute

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Event Date

Hyatt Regency Orange County, 11999 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840

People, Purpose, Passion: Promoting Equity, Family and Community

The Partnerships for Well-Being Institute is co-hosted by the California Department of Social Services and the Department of Health Care Services. It is UC Davis’s honor to partner with these entities to provide this learning event to our valued System of Care partners throughout the state of California.

Who Attends the Institute

The Institute is designed for practitioners serving the Children’s System of Care, including child welfare, behavioral health, early childhood, education, probation, providers (community partners), regional centers, resource families and tribal communities. Practitioners include line staff, supervisors, parent or youth partners, leadership and everyone else serving children and families.

What to Expect at the 2024 Institute

The Partnerships for Well-Being Institute is an opportunity to:

  • Learn new skills
  • Build a network of support by learning with and learning from one another
  • Elevate relationships with families, informal supports and professional partners
  • Examine and adopt practices, programs and policies that produce positive outcomes
  • Enhance the role and use of parent and youth partners

Venue and Hotel Accommodations

The Institute will be held at the Hyatt Regency Orange County, 11999 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840. Participants will enjoy this high-quality, family-friendly hotel, especially with its close proximity to the Disneyland Resort. Space is limited, so make your hotel reservations early online or by calling (714) 750-1234. To guarantee the discounted room rate, use the Group Code G-FD24 or indicate you are attending the Partnerships for Well-Being Institute. Please note that the discount rate cutoff is May 17, 2024.

Enrollment Fee

  • Discounted early enrollment fee (deadline is March 22, 2024): $275
  • Regular enrollment fee (after March 22): $375

How to Enroll

Registration is now open! Visit our enrollment page to secure your space.

Scholarship Opportunity for Individuals with Lived Experience

If you or someone you know has faced financial hardships that may pose a challenge to attending our institute, we invite you to apply for our scholarship program. This opportunity is designed to support individuals with unique life experiences, ensuring that they can access the resources they need to thrive.

Deadline to Submit: 2/29/2024

Keynote Speakers and Presenters

Our list of keynote speakers and workshop presenters is growing every day! Visit our 2024 Keynote Speakers and Presenters page for the latest look at the lineup.

Institute Program Agenda

View the "Agenda at a glance"

Full agenda and workshop descriptions coming soon.

Now Accepting Nominations for Youth and Family Panels

The 2024 Institute will feature two separate panels: both a Youth Panel and a Family Panel.

The Family Panel has been the highlight of the Partnerships for Well-Being Institute in years past and provides participants the opportunity to listen to and learn from family members about their experience with the System of Care.

Please visit our nomination page to learn more and to nominate either a family or youth for one of these panels. Nominations are due March 1, 2024.

Highlights from the 2022 Institute

For More Information

Watch your email inbox for details as they become available. If a colleague forwarded this email to you, please be sure to get on the email list to receive updates about the Institute as it approaches.

If you have an immediate question, feel free to reach out to us at resourcecenter@ucdavis.edu.


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