Mental Health First Aid

To schedule training, contact:

Dianna Bailey-Miller
Marshall University – WV Autism Training Center
P: 304-695-1155

Parchment Electronic Transcripts Training

Attention Parchment Users! Have you had any turnover in school counseling or records office this year? If so, Parchment offers a variety of training options to get you and your staff up to speed. As always, you can register for our weekly online training here:  (be sure to select the WV option)

However, if you’re looking for a custom webinar or on-site training experience that is specific to your school or district’s needs, please contact Paul McMorrow at He will connect you with Parchment’s Training and Professional Development Manager to discuss those options!

Recovery Coach Statewide Academies

The WVRCA training focuses on providing individuals with the skills needed to guide, mentor and support anyone who would like to enter into or sustain long-term recovery from an addiction to alcohol and other drugs, mental illness and/or trauma. The WVRCA prepares participants by helping them actively listen, ask appropriate questions and discover ways to manage their own issues while providing resources. Watch the website for new training locations.

Contact for more information.

Developing a Community Response for High-Risk Victims of Child Sex Trafficking

May 15-16, 2019:  The National Criminal Justice training Center, Fox Valley Technical College is offering a free training on Developing a Community Response for High-Risk Victims of child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation in Parkersburg, WV. Click here to register and for more information.

ASCA Annual Conference

June 29-July 2, 2019 (Boston, Mass.)

Join approximately 3,600 school counseling professionals for four days of inspirational keynote sessions, informative breakout sessions, in-depth looks at hot topics in the school counseling profession and networking opportunities galore.

Student Success Summit

July 24-25, 2019:  The Student Success Summit, co-sponsored by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and the West Virginia Department of Education with support from the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education, is a statewide conference focusing on creating seamless, supportive, and lifelong learning systems for West Virginia’s students. The 2019 Summit will be held at the Marriott Morgantown Waterfront Place.  Register here:

KidStrong 2019 will highlight the WVDE’s state-wide plan to connect social-emotional and mental health supports to education through the ReclaimWV initiative. In addition, a variety of information topics will be covered:

  • School Counseling
  • School Psychology
  • Trauma
  • Safe Schools
  • School-Based Health Centers
  • After School Enrichment
  • Family Engagement
  • Substance Use Prevention
  • Project AWARE/Mental Health
  • Physical Education
  • Health Education
  • Physical Activity for Classroom Teachers
  • School Nursing and School Health
  • Immunizations

For more information, please visit the Kidstrong website.

Help & Hope WV

Help & Hope WV connects people to information, tools, the directory of services, calendar of trainings, and events across the state.