2018 Training Conference

Peer Support Foundation Conference
September 9-11, 2018

Conference Dates:
Sunday September 9, 2018 
6pm- Board Meeting
7pm- Welcome Reception

Monday, September 10, 2018 – Tuesday September 11, 2018

Hilton Garden Inn
205 S 64th St, West Des Moines, IA 50266

Special room rates are available for this conference.
Rooms are limited.  Reserve yours now.

Conference Program
 The conference will have two training tracks.  Track 1 will include all the classes except for Individual Crisis Intervention.

Track 2 will include opening and closing ceremonies and speakers.  The rest of the training will be didicated to the ICISF certification of Individual Crisis Intervention.

See below
(Program subject to change)



Registration Fee: $125
$130 if paying by credit card.


Sponsored by:

Keynote Speaker

Melvin Allick II

The Peer Support Foundation is excited to welcome Alvin Allick II from the Texas Department of Public Safety.  He will be our keynote speaker for the 2018 Conference in West Des Moines. 

Melvin Allick II is currently a Lieutenant serving with the Texas Department of Public Safety, Highway Patrol Recruiting Service. Prior to joining his agency in 2008 he served as a Marine Corps Reserve Infantryman, an Air Force Pararescueman (PJ) and an elementary school teacher.

Drawn from his personal experiences in the military and on patrol in 2014, he co-developed the SHIELD seminar, law enforcement resilience program. His dedication to assisting officers maintain their marriages, careers, and avoid substance-abuse has afforded him to reach thousands across the nation with his unique and passionate message of hope.

He is currently stationed in Austin, TX. and has obtained his Master of Public Affairs Degree from the University of Texas, LBJ School of Public Affairs.
Photo Courtesy of Melvin Allick II