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September 19, 20, 21, 2023


Good Afternoon,


On behalf of all of us from the Great Plains Behavioral Health Directors Association and our partners at the Indian Health Service, we would like to invite you to register for the 2023 Behavioral Health Conference. We will be in In-Person for the first time in 4 years! 

We have an exceptional lineup of speakers, spearheaded by our Keynote/MC Theda New Breast, Chris Cuestas, and Dr. Darryl Tonemah.  


We will also have a silent auction during the conference, so if anyone would like to donate to the cause please contact, Lelewis Gipp (  We will also have a limited amount of vendor tables available.  If you are interested in one, please contact

Ellen Durkin, her contact information is on the flyer.


Thank you for being wonderful partners and assets to our various communities. With the honor and wisdom of our ancestors thank you!


Respectfully yours,


Beau Boryca

Great Plains Area Behavioral Health Directors Association- President​

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2023 Conference CEU Information

This event is co-sponsored by the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center (NUPPC), which is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. This conference has been approved for 7.0 continuing education hours for
. The NUPPC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The Great Plains Behavioral Health Association ID #1060 is approved as a provider for continuing education by the: South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners. Social Workers will receive up to 18 hours continuing education clock hours for participating in this course.

The Mountain Plains - Addiction Technology Transfer Center (MP-ATTC) are Co-Sponsors for this conference. MP-ATTC are approved Educational Providers with the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) and have approved this conference for up to 18 hours of CEUs.

CEU Information
Conference Location:
Best Western Ramkota Hotel
2111 N Lacrosse Street,
Rapid City, SD 57701


Contact us with any questions or comments about the conference.

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