2018 USA Clubhouse Conference Registration Opens: Join Us on Oct. 14-16!
April 11, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 USA National Clubhouse Conference, October 14-16, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, One Bethesda Metro Center (7400 Wisconsin Avenue), Bethesda, Maryland. Please mark your calendars and get ready to attend this important conference!

  • Click here to register online now to get the Early Bird Registration savings; or
  • Click here to view and download the conference brochure

The conference promises to offer exciting and inspiring learning opportunities about sustaining strong, effective Clubhouse communities in the United States. Plenary sessions and interactive workshops will provide a compelling forum for the exchange of information and ideas of interest to new and veteran Clubhouses, and others who are interested in our work.

Some of the many highlights in the program will include:

  • State advocacy strategies for your Clubhouse and Clubhouse Coaliton
  • Telling your story effectively
  • Effective approaches to working with Medicaid funding
  • Strengthening your employment program
  • Building and sustaining a full and engaging work-ordered-day
  • NAMI and Clubhouses – good partners
  • Healthy Lifestyles: Realizing Standard #28
  • Engaging your community
  • Preventing Isolation: best practices in outreach

USA National Clubhouse Conference: Dates to Remember

  • April 6, 2018: Registration begins!
  • August 1, 2018: Early Bird Full Payment due
  • September 10, 2018: Full Payment due
  • September 15, 2018: Final names of all participants due

The Full Conference Package  includes conference registration and materials, two nights lodging at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda, two breakfasts, two lunches, and a reception.

Differences in prices are based on the type of package chosen. As always, our practice is to keep prices as low as possible for all attendees, and therefore, there are no scholarships available from Clubhouse International. All prices are per person in U.S. dollars.

2018 USA National Clubhouse Conference Registration Fees

 Full Conference Package    Single (per person)  Double (per person)
Early Bird Registration (reserve before August 1, 2018)  $685    $585
Regular Registration (after August 1, 2018) $750  $650

Please note: Early Bird pricing is based on full payment by August 1st. However, you do not need to provide actual names of registrants until September 15, 2018, so register early!

Reservations for the hotel and conference will be made on a first-come, first-served basis.

Requests for cancellations must be faxed to Clubhouse International at 212.541.6879 or emailed to mfigueroa@clubhouse-intl.org no later than Monday, September 10, 2018. A service fee of $100 will be deducted from all refunds requested. Registrants who do not cancel and do not attend will be responsible for the full registration fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after  September 10, 2018.

Who should participate?

Clubhouse members, staff, Boards of Directors, Advisory Boards, funding organizations, employers, national and state mental health policy makers, family and consumer/advocacy groups, and anyone with an interest in community-based rehabilitation and recovery services will find this conference rich with information and stimulating conversation.

Continuing Education
Clubhouse International will provide verification of hours of attendance at workshops and plenaries for those needing documentation for Continuing Education purposes.
 
Travel to the Hyatt Regency Bethesda

By Car
• Reagan National Airport – 10.7 miles/26 minutes
• Dulles International Airport – 26 miles/33 minutes
• Baltimore/Washington International Airport – 34.5 miles/39 minutes

Public Transportation
DC Metro
Located right beneath Hyatt Regency Bethesda, the Metro Station is where you’ll find the Red Line train to  Washington, DC and the surrounding area. Planning your trip via Metro is easy and inexpensive.
Reagan National Airport (DCA) is conveniently located on the Metro. The Washington, DC Metrorail  system has an elevated Metrorail station connected to the concourse level of Terminals B and C at Reagan National Airport. www.flyreagan.com/dca/metrorail-station
Metro’s Silver Line, the Silver Line Express Bus provides a convenient, economical connection betwee Dulles’ Terminal and the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station on Metrotrail’s Silver Line. The trip takes about 15 minutes.  www.flydulles.com/iad/silver-line-express-bus-metrorail-station
Other Transportation
Awards Limousine Service
Based in Bethesda, Maryland, Awards Limousine Service is available 24/7 for both business and leisure  transportation needs. Reservations can be made online or by calling 301-656-9644.
Airport Taxis
Travelers coming to our Washington, DC area hotel by taxi from Reagan National Airport will spend between $45 and $55. It’s approximately $10 more from Dulles International Airport and $20 additional for passengers landing at Baltimore Washington International Airport. Prices are subject to change and can vary depending on traffic.
Airport Shuttles
Super Shuttle is a reliable, reasonably-priced mode of transportation from the airport to our Bethesda, Maryland hotel. Book your reservation online or call 1-800-Blue-Van. Another way to go is the Airport Shuttle. Make your reservation online or call 1-800-776-0323.     
Bethesda Shuttle is
A small, local car service that provides safe, reliable, transportation to and from all 3 local airports. Call Steve at 202-590-7516 to make a reservation.
Bethesda Circulator
The Bethesda Circulator is a convenient and free way to get around the bustling downtown streets of downtown Bethesda, Maryland. The Circulator operates daily except Sunday.
Parking: Overnight rates include in/out privileges: Valet/$30, Self/$22, Day Valet/$18

Contact: Jack Yatsko at info@clubhouse-intl.org