Endless Possibilities Conference

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August 2, 2017

Pre-Conference: Youth Mental Health First Aid Kit 

This conference is full.  Waitlist registration is available.  You will be emailed if a spot opens up.

Cost: Free

YOU could be the help a young person needs.  Get trained in Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour training.
  • You will learn how to identify and respond to signs of mental health concerns in youth, ages 12-18.
  • You will learn how to apply the Mental Health First Aid action plan.
  • You will learn what to do with a youth having panic attacks, suicidal thoughts or behaviors, acute psychosis, overdose or withdrawal from alcohol or drug use, reaction to a traumatic event, non-suicidal self-injury, etc.
  • In 2014-15, 15,000 Wisconsin high school students attempted suicide (CDC,2015).
  • Pre-conference is FREE-made possible by Project AWARE and SAMHSA grant.
  • Grant Goal: to train 1,200 who interact with youth of our community.

August 3, 2017

Endless Possibilities Conference - Challenging Behaviors

Cost: $30 - includes lunch

Conference for educators, parents, and others to gain much more information related to mental health, education, and family supports. Sponsored by WI FACETS - Wisconsin Family Assistance Center for Education, Training & Support, Wisconsin Statewide Parent-Educator Initiative, and Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

A Sampling of Topics:

  • Keynote: "Love Wins" - Nelba Marquez-Greene, Founder and Executive Director
  • Family Engagement and Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports - Jen Grenke
  • Everyday Challenges and Tools to Handle Them - Bill Mulcahy
  • Challenging Behaviors: Supporting Tiers 1 - 3 - Dr. James Collins and Tia Schultz, UW-Whitewater
  • Transition Services with Social/Emotional focus - Pam Jensen, WI Transition Initiative
  • Social Emotional Learning in the Early Years - Presenters TBA
  • Updates for Students with Challenging Behaviors -Marge Resan and Jessica Nichols, WI Dept. of Public Instruction
  • Project AWARE: WDPI Mental Health Framework - Monica Wightman and Tim Markle, CYSHCN
  • Transition and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) - Presenter TBA
  • Ana Grace Project's School-based Clinical Services Program - Noel Casiano
  • And more...

Course Credit

Current UW-Whitewater Graduate students seeking graduate credit please contact Shannon Stuart before registering at stuarts@uww.edu.
Non UW-Whitewater students seeking graduate credit please contact Carrie Lencho before registering at lenchoc@uww.edu.
CEU registration available day of conference.  $15 for 1 CEU.  Only cash or check will be accepted.

Scholarships

A limited number of parent scholarships are available to cover conference registration. Please email Cheri Sylla at cylla@cesa1.k12.wi.us to arrange.

Location

The conference will take place at University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, Hyland Hall. Directions to the campus can be found online by clicking here. A campus map can be found here.

 

Parking Information

Permits are required to park in campus lots.  More information on parking can be found on the Visitor Center website.

 

Need a Hotel Room?

Super 8 Whitewater: $75.05 (1-2), $85 (3). (262) 472-0400, 917 E. Milwaukee Street, Whitewater
Baymont Hotel:  $84.60 (1-2), $94.60 (3), (262) 472-9400, 1355 W Main Street, Whitewater
Reserve by July 2, 2017 for "Endless Possibilities Conference" room.

 

Questions

Please email Shannon Stuart at stuarts@uww.edu.