2017 Call for Presentations

Idaho Partnerships Conference on Human Service call for presentations is now closed! Thank you for your interest. Please check back in January 2018 for next years Call for Presentations.


IPCHS is the largest regional conference focusing on providing quality training to human service professionals, teachers, counselors, parents, self advocates and community members who serve and support people with disabilities and mental illness. We bring together over 700 attendees each year.

Our 2017 conference is scheduled on October 5th and 6th, 2017 in Boise, Idaho at Boise State University.

This year’s conference will focus on bringing the most innovative, cutting edge techniques and information in the disability services field to our attendees. Speaker presentations will offer new ideas, insights and strategies to inspire and challenge our audience. Our sessions are designed to empower attendees to put into practice what they learn, interact with each other and find inspiration. The conference provides an exciting forum for the exchange of practical knowledge and new strategies.

We are currently seeking submissions for presentations and we invite you to consider sending a proposal. The conference is an opportunity to demonstrate your expertise and educate others.

Presentations for full day, half day, 90 minute breakout sessions and 45 minute quick talks are being accepted. Proposals will be reviewed as they are submitted. We hope to finalize the schedule by March 31st.

Submissions should be made online by following the link below, and must be complete with all requested material to be considered by the committee.

Our areas of training emphases for this year include, but are not limited to:

  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Improved Techniques in Behavioral Health
  • Development of Creative Therapy Skills
  • Professional Growth, Communication, Leadership, Coaching
  • Improved Business Practices and Regulations
  • Greater Understanding of Disabilities
  • Improved Employment for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Direct Support Professionals Training and Ethics

Thank you for the work you do. We hope you will consider submitting a proposal. If you have any questions, please contact Bibiana Nertney at Bibiana.nertney@mycpid.com or 208-376-4999.