Thank you so much for including us in this years conference. I think it was one of the best ever with so many choices. The Perdido Beach Resort was so much more accommodating. Thanks for all of your hard work. So impressive!

Terri Borie Hoover High School

The Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation produces the Annual National Peer Program Conference to provide training for current and future Peer Program Coordinators.  The conference attracts speakers, presenters, counselors, teachers, social workers, and nonprofit administrators from around the country.  This Conference provides a forum for adult Peer Program Coordinators to train, collaborate, and share best practices for Peer Helper Programs.

The 8th Annual National Conference will be held February 8-9 at the Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama.

 This Conference allows you to dive deeper into current topics related to peer-to-peer support groups, gain the materials and tactics to train students to be Peer Helpers and hear from other Peer Program Professionals on the tips they use for a successful program. Do not let this opportunity pass you by to gain great information while enjoying the beautiful sunsets in Orange Beach, Alabama.

NBCC Credit Approved 

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2-Day Conference 



$15 per session


$25 per session

*registrants must contact the Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation if interested in paying per session*

(251) 971-3633 or by email

Featured Speakers

Travis Crim
The Ladder

Engaging audiences around the country for over twenty years, Travis Crim animates the stage with energy, humor and a genuine love for people. An Alabama native based in Southern California, Travis splits time on the road as a speaker and comedian for various ministries while managing writing-acting-producing interests in Los Angeles. Travis’ initial speaking opportunities came while playing football at The University of Alabama. He would go on to serve as the student director at a local church in Tuscaloosa before his time as an itinerant communicator and entertainer. His experience includes stints with Compassion International, World Vision, FCA, JH Ranch and Outback America in addition to a variety of corporate organizations. He and his wife Delaine have three children: daughters Ginsyn and Taegan, and their son Sylas.

Lance Dyer
Empty Spaces

Born in Villa Rica Georgia and spending most of his life in Bremen Georgia, Lance became a resident of Anniston Alabama 2 1/2 years ago. His career was in the Industrial Sales and Service industry up until the loss of his son Dakota Dyer on March 10 2012. He and his wife Deanna formed the Dakota Dyer Foundation to help educate and bring awareness to the youth and young adults concerning Synthetic Drugs. His experience over the almost 6 years brings a unique view to the inner workings of the manufacturing, distribution and effects of Synthetic Drugs on our youth and adults. His experience also includes testifying before the Senate Drug Caucus Comm, testimony in front of 26 individual states Senate and House Committee’s recognized by 2 states as an expert witness concerning Synthetic Cannibinoids, hosting Synthetic Drug conferences, speaking to the youth in 94 public and private schools, speaking to Native American Reservations High Schools and several SEC collages.  He has also accompanied Federal, State and Local Law enforcement on interdiction raids. His speaking experience includes National, and Regional Television, Radio, Print and Press Conferences, He has appeared on Fox, CNN, National Geographic, and PSA’s published by the United States Postal Service and the US Military. He currently works for Highland Health Systems a Substance Abuse Mental Health Center that services 2 counties.


Thursday February, 8th:

Casual, comfortable clothing is encouraged. Please leave business attire behind. Jeans are appropriate for this Conference.

Friday, February 9th:

Come in your best dressed beach gear!



A group rate is available at the Perdido Beach Resort where conference is being held. The group rate is $89.00 per night plus tax.  Attendees can make group rate reservations online with Perdido Beach Resort or contact the hotel directly for reservations by calling 1-800-634-8001.


Local Airports

Pensacola International Airport: (850) 436-5000

Mobile Regional Airport (800) 357-5373

Rental cars will be needed to get from the airports to the Resort 

Lyft is available if traveling in Alabama

Alabama Educators Professional Development

Alabama Educators can register for Professional Development Hours

Session Title: 8th Annual Peer Professionals’ Conference

Session Number: PD-PPP-2018

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation values your partnership and requests your continued support of our Peer Helper Programs in Baldwin County. Since our inception in 1998 and because of the loyal support of community investors like you, we have been able to train and support Peer Helper Programs and grow to 47 schools touching Kindergarteners through 12th graders

Conference – Sponsorship Opportunities 2018


Conference registrations cancelled less than 60 but more than 30 days before the event will be refunded 50% of the registration fees. Registrations cancelled less than 30 days before the event will not be eligible for a refund.