2019 Education Summit: A Community Approach to Resiliency

  • 5/02/2019 3:00 PM - 5/03/2019 4:00 PM
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  • A Community Approach to Resiliency:
    Creating a Social and Emotional Learning Toolkit for Educators, Clinicians, and Parents

    For more information and registration, click here.

    In this year's program we'll delve deeply into specific techniques to develop resilience in children (K-12), as well as examine methods to build resilience in the adults that serve them. Utilizing CASEL’s framework of five core competencies as a foundation, presenters will provide practical methods for teaching and reinforcing the developmental assets that youth need to achieve academically and grow as an individual.

    May 2nd

    Developing Resiliency in the Provider
    Alison Savage, MS, LPCC-S
    The Mayerson Center
    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    A great way to kick off this year's Summit! Before you can help others, you need to take care of yourself, so take the time to learn practical techniques for developing and sustaining your resiliency. A must attend program for all adults that support and service youth. (2 CEUs)

    Networking Event
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Enjoy appetizers and a choice of beverages as you network with other thought leaders in resiliency and social and emotional learning. Behavioral health and educational service providers will be on hand to demonstrate and discuss important services available in the region.

    May 3rd

    Facilitating Learning, Resilience, and Hope in our Students and Ourselves
    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Mary U. Vicario, LPCC-S
    Finding Hope Consulting, LLC
    Sarah Buffie, MSW, LSW
    Soul Bird Consulting, LLC
    This presentation focuses on brain-based interventions to help students of all ages and ability levels. Participants will learn the top five resilience factors found in those who have experienced toxic stress or trauma and moved beyond it. Learn the techniques that develop the safe environment and attachment that all youth need for both academic success and a happy successful life.

    Shared Reading: Story Books & Social Hooks
    Amy Cook, PhD
    University of Massachusetts Boston
    1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

    Join Dr. Cook as she demonstrates how stories/literature can be used to develop and reinforce resiliency factors in youth. Using actual examples, Dr. Cook's presentation is designed to introduce the techniques used to fully leverage stories via discussion and writing prompts in K-12.

    Creating and Using a Calming Room
    2:45 PM to 4:00 PM
    Elana Carnevale, MPH
    MindPeace Cincinnati

    Join Elana and some special guests as they explore the components of a calming room, as well as how a calming room can be utilized from the perspective of a school administrator or counselor.