Keynote Speaker Dr. Elizabeth Connors
Breakout Session #1
Motivational Interviewing + Trauma Informed Care – Shawn Smith
Making Schools Safe for Transgender and Non-Binary Students – Shelley Gregory, JD
Partnering to Meet Youth Mental Health Needs: Schools and County Human Services Working Together (See Individual Presentations Below) – Kathi Cauley, LPC, LCSW & Lanora Heim, Ph.D.
- Presentation 1: Kathi Cauley: (Jefferson County Human Services) County Human Services and School Collaboration in School Mental Health
- Presentation 2: Lanora Heim: (Whitewater Unified School District) Supporting the Emotional Needs of our Students: A K-12 Perspective
The Nuts and Bolts of System Supports for Effective School-based Mental Health Services: Setting up Shop – Charles Bauernfeind, MSW, APSW, Alecia Corbett, MSW, APSW, & Dr. Sebastian Ssempijja, Psy.D.
Social Healing, Learning, and Unlearning in the Classroom: The Understanding that Occurs Beyond Understanding – Ben Rader, Psy.D. & Aaron Pressie, MSW, CSAC
Breakout Session #2
School Mental Health System Development from the Ground Up: Early/Intermediate – Handouts: Additional Resources – Elizabeth Connors, Ph.D.
Motivational Interviewing + Cultural Reverence – Shawn Smith
Transforming Change Conversations Through Co-Planning with Youth and Families – Monica Wightman, MSW, LCSW.
Leveraging School & Community Resources to Foster Trauma Sensitive Futures – Elizabeth Hudson, LCSW & Elizabeth Cook, Ed.S.
Getting Ready for Evidence-Based Practice in Schools – Scott Caldwell, M.A., M.S., CSAC
Partnering with Families: First Phone Call Through Referral, Services & Transitions – Greta Blancarte, M.A., CSW
Breakout Session #3
Trauma Sensitive Schools – Elizabeth Cook, Ed.S.
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & School Integration – Jessica Springer, LCSW. & Jennifer Evancy, LCSW.
Expanding Behavioral Health in Schools: Development of a Collaborative Service Delivery Model – Armando Hernandez, Ph.D
Whatever it Takes: Thinking and Acting Outside the Box to Engage Diverse Families – Margo Camacho,LCFT & James Santiago Lloyd, LMFT.
Cutting Edge Challenges and Horizons for School Mental Health: Intermediate & Advanced – Elizabeth Connors, Ph.D.
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