Utah's highly anticipated Promising Youth Conference unites a diverse array of national and local presenters who boast extensive expertise and knowledge in their respective fields.

This longstanding annual conference, now celebrating its remarkable 43rd year, offers an unparalleled opportunity for attendees to forge valuable connections and exchange information with fellow service providers and organizations.

All conference attendees will be issued a certificate of conference attendance. USBE credit will be available for conference attendees, and two of our sessions on Ethics and Suicide will be an option for attendees to receive NASW credit.

Dates: May 9 - 10, 2024

Location: The Cliff Lodge at Snowbird Mountain Resort (to stay at Snowbird, you must book directly with them by April 8; more info here)


  • 2-Day Conference Attendee: $300 + processing fees
  • 1-Day Conference Attendee: $150 + processing fees

Due to facility space limitations, registration will be limited. Please register early. 

No refunds will be offered after April 30th. Registration can be switched to an alternate attendee after that date.

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More about the Conference

Every year, roughly 600 professionals hailing from the realms of education, juvenile court, human services, juvenile justice, and public/private treatment resources convene at this event, driven by their shared commitment to assisting children and young people who are currently grappling with various challenges. These challenges may encompass educational setbacks, legal issues, behavioral obstacles, and mental health issues.

In line with its storied tradition, this conference aspires to deliver cutting-edge training sessions and valuable networking opportunities specifically catered for professionals who strive to positively impact the lives of young individuals daily

This Year's Theme

This year's theme "Igniting Your Light and the Hope Within” embodies the spirit of this conference, which for the past 43 years has advocated steadfastly for the cultivation of an ethic of hope and optimism for Utah’s at-risk youth and the professionals who serve them.