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The Meadowlark Initiative Conference

The Meadowlark Initiative Conference

June 14 - 15, 2023

Delta Hotels by Marriott Helena Colonial, Helena

The Meadowlark Initiative® Conference

June 14 & 15, 2023 | Delta Hotels by Marriott Helena Colonial – Helena, MT
June 14, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm | June 15, 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Your feedback is essential to our planning process for future events. Please take a few minutes to complete the Meadowlark Initiative Conference evaluation and the separate Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) 101 Clinical Intensive Training evaluation.

Evaluation feedback is due by July 1.

To obtain your Contact Hours, complete this training attendance form. Training hours must be submitted by July 1. Once you submit the electronic form, a Certificate of Completion will be available for download.

State of the Meadowlark Initiative – Tressie White & Melinda Buchheit

Maternal Health in Montana: Action-Oriented Data to Improve our Systems of Care – Annie Glover

Maternal Mental Health 101: Mental Health Challenges and Needs of Pregnant and Parenting Women and Families – Ariela Frieder

Pregnancy and Infant Loss: Creating Relationships and Support – Suzanne Helzer

Substance Use and Misuse in Pregnancy and Beyond: Practical Information for the Healthcare Provider – Ariela Frieder

Continuing Our Partnership: Legislative and Practice Updates from Child and Family Services Division – Nikki Grossberg

Community Connections – Stephanie Morton, Kalli Jacquay, Anna Semple, Chelsea Solberg

Getting Started on the Right Foot – Tara Sundem

Cultural Safety and Perinatal Mental Health – Amy Stiffarm

This conference is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $650,000 annually with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit