Penn State Harrisburg

Keystone Health Promotion Conference

Keystone Health Promotion Conference: Better lifestyles today, better health tomorrow

June 21-23, 2016

Schedule and Session Descriptions Academic Credit General Information

The Keystone Health Promotion Conference provides an opportunity for health education, health promotion, and wellness professionals from schools, hospitals, universities, and businesses to experience, examine, and evaluate components of health promotion programs for themselves, their students, and their employees.  This year’s conference will focus on a variety of topics; key sessions include:

  • The Reality of Bullying and Hazing in Schools: Awareness and Intervention Skills
  • Training Health Promotion Professional to Serve as Catalysts to Enhance Health Literacy
  • Mindfulness is for Everyone
  • Drug Abuse/Addiction Across the Lifespan – Focus on Operation Save a Life (Naloxone Training and Certification)

    Read the descriptions of these "hot topics" for complete details.

Nine general sessions and three breakout sessions will focus on issues facing health professionals working in school health, worksite wellness, and community health. Each day will feature a panel of experts, a breakout session, and an interactive session to address health and wellness topics impacting each setting.

General Information

ACT 48/58 and CHES ♦ Location ♦ Fees and Registration ♦ Housing ♦ Travel and Transportation ♦ Contact


ACT 48/58 and CHES

Participants can request Act 48/58 credit hours at the registration desk during each conference day. Applications for credit will be submitted on behalf of all participants who provide their Professional Personnel ID (PPID) and all relevant session evaluations. Participants will also be provided with a certificate showing credit hours received at KHPC.


Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, Pennsylvania

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Fees and Registration

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  • Full Conference: $350

    Includes three days conference activities, continental breakfasts, and lunches.
  • Full Conference: $250 
    (Credit Students only*)

    Includes three days conference activities, continental breakfasts, and lunches.
  • Two-Days:
    $250 (Regular Rate) $125 (Credit Students*)

    Includes two days conference activities, continental breakfasts, and lunches.



*Credit students will also pay tuition and fees as follows:
Tuition - $2415 (3 credits, HLHED 596)
Information Technology Fee - $63 (less than five credits)

Online Registration Note: If you are registering someone other than yourself (e.g. parent registering a child, or employee registering another staff member), enter the participant's information during the registration process, not your own. If you have any questions about this process, please contact the Outreach Non-Credit Registration Office by phone at (814) 867-4973 or by email at


During the online registration process, participants may select on-campus apartment housing Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights for $45 per person per night. Rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with bathrooms, linens, pillows, and towels.

Travel and Transportation

Penn State Harrisburg is conveniently located in a transportation hub of Central Pennsylvania and is easily accessible by air, rail, or car. Harrisburg International Airport is within one mile of the campus, public transportation serves the college, and rail service affords convenient access from locations throughout the nation.


  • Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) is located directly across the street from the main entrance of the campus.  Shuttle service will be provided by the Sheraton to and from the airport.
  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is also only two hours away by car or bus for those who wish to see the many attractions in between Eastern and Central Pennsylvania.


  • Middletown and Harrisburg both have AMTRAK train stations that allow easy access to the campus.


  • The campus is easily accessible via major Interstate Route 83 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike's Exit 247.

For more information

About Academic Credit:

Raffy Luquis, Ph.D., MCHES, Associate Professor of Health Education
Penn State Harrisburg
717-948-6730 |

About Conference Registration:

Karen Karnes
Penn State Harrisburg Office of Continuing Education
717-948-6536 |

About Conference Content:

Susan McGreevy
717-756-0949 |