Contact Information

Erikk Garrison
Phone: 620-285-4512

LSH Superintendant Bill ReinThis annual conference has become one of the premier behavioral health events in Kansas. We conduct this conference annually to aid the professional development of those working in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, nursing, social work and corrections, but it is open to anyone with an interest in mental health.”

~LSH Superintendent Bill Rein


KDADS Secretary Tim Keck“Larned State Hospital has put together an outstanding lineup of speakers and timely, relevant topics. This conference will enhance the knowledge and treatment skills of all who attend, and help them to better care for the people we serve.”

~KDADS Secretary Tim Keck

Larned State Hospital Frontiers in Mental Health Conference

About the Conference

Larned State Hospital's “Frontiers in Mental Health Conference,” is it's 14th annual mental health conference and is scheduled for August 7-9, 2017, in the Larned Community Center.

Larned State Hospital is approved as a provider of CNE by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for up to 17 CNE hours applicable for APRN, RN, LPN, or LMHT re-licensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number: LT0094-0727.

(To see the conference flyer full-size, click on the image to the right)
Larned State Hospital Mental Health Conference Flyer 2017

Full Conference Brochure

Schedule of Events

  • Monday, August 7

  • Tuesday, August 8

  • Wednesday, August 9

Speaker Information

  • Dr. Mary D. Moller, DNP, ARNP, PMHCNS­ BC, CPRP, FAAN

  • Dr. Patricia A. Zapf, Ph.D.

  • Steve Denny, LSCSW, LCAC

  • David Barnum, Ph.D.

Register Here

Paper Registration

Download and print a hard copy registration form and mail it in or bring it the day of the event with payment:

Online Registration:

To register and pay online using the online registration center, visit

Full Conference Registration Fees

Early Registration (received by 5 pm July 15)

Regular Registration (received after 5 pm July 15)

KPA Members

Current LSH / LCMHF Staff

Students (must provide documentation)

Past LSH / LCMHF Staff

Other State Agency Employees







Single-Day Registration Fees

Early Registration (received by 5 pm July 15)

Regular Registration (received after 5 pm July 15)

KPA Members

Students (must provide documentation)

Other State Agency Employees