Event schedule

Day 1

October 12, 2017

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Welcome & Registration

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Keynote: Ted Ginn Sr.

Keynote Ted Ginn Sr:  Founder of the Ginn Academy, a school in the inner city of Cleveland that educates and mentors young males who are at risk.

11:00 am – 11:15 am

Break, Morning Snack & Exhibits

Enjoy a light snack and view our exhibitors.

11:15 am – 12:45 pm

Breakout Sessions A
Title of BreakoutPresenterApplicable to:CEUs
Implicit Bias in SchoolsMichele Patak & Ashley StewartAll grades, all kids1.5
Therapy Dogs: More than just a sweet faceJill MillerAll grades, all kids1.5
Suicide Prevention EducationKaren McKelveyMiddle and high school1.5
Advocacy and School Social Work: The Time is NowBrenda RinkesProfessionals1.5
Ethical Decision Making in Schools (Part 1)Jim RainesAnyone needing ethics CEUs1.5(3)

 

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

Lunch Break

Lunch is on your own.

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Breakout Sessions B

 

TitlePresenterApplicable toCEUs
Ethical Decision Making in Schools (Part 2)Jim RainesAnyone needing ethics CEUs1.5(3)
Alternative Paths to Academic SuccessAlexa BelconMiddle and high school1.5
A Life Interrupted (Bullying and OCD)Sumi MukherjeeAll grades, all kids1.5
The Traumatic Event Crisis Intervention PlanMichael MarkowitzDecision makers in schools1.5
Collaboration: The Key to Planning Individual and Family SuccessSarah Bonnette & Jesse GoetzAll grades, all kids1.5

5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Midwest Celebration

Join Midwest SSW Council leaders, past and present, for a celebration of the accomplishments and impact of the Midwest School Social Work Council on the profession of School Social Work over the past 50 years.

Thursday October 12, 2017 from 5-7pm, our celebration includes dinner, cash bar, music, a brief presentation and an inspirational time connecting with Midwest School Social Work leaders. 

5:30-6:00 Networking
6:00-6:30 Dinner
6:30-6:50 Welcome from Heather Alden, Midwest President; Randy Fisher Founding President of Midwest School Social Work Council brief presentation on the history and evolution of Midwest. Presentation of gifts to founding members and Past Presidents. 

6:50-7:30 Cake and Networking

(For those who registered for this separate event)

 

Day 2

October 13, 2017

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Registration, Breakfast, Exhibits, Networking

Enjoy a continental breakfast and visit our exhibitors.

8:30 am – 11:30 am

Keynote: Nelson Lauver

Lauver is a speaker, nationally syndicated broadcaster, social entrepreneur, human rights advocate, award winning author, and businessperson.

11:30 am – 11:45am

Break & Exhibits

Enjoy a visit with our exhibitors.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Luncheon and Midwest Council Awards Banquent

Midwest Council celebrates the School Social Workers of the Year from the 11 Midwest partner states. Additionally, Ohio will recognize our School School Social Worker and Friend of School Social Work.

1:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Break & Exhibits
Enjoy a visit with our exhibitors.

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Breakout Sessions C

 

TitlePresenterApplicable toCEUs
Heart Centered Approach to PracticeKathleen UsajProfessionals – self care1.5
Mindfulness in the ClassroomJill GomezMiddle and high school1.5
Extending the Continuum of Care Into AdulthoodAhmed HosniThose working with AOD high schoolers1.5
Understanding and Managing the Impact of Trauma – Part 1Melissa McClainAll grades, all kids1.5(3)
Expanding PBIS Beyond Behavior – Part 1Emily Jordan & Jill JacksonAll grades, all kids – familiar with PBIS1.5(3)

2:45 – 3:00 pm

Break, Snack, Exhibits

Enjoy a light snack and view our exhibitors.

3:00 – 4:30 pm

Breakout Sessions D

 

TitlePresenterApplicable toCEUs
Understanding and Managing the Impact of Trauma – Part 2Melissa McClainAll grades, all kids1.5(3)
Expanding PBIS Beyond Behavior – Part 2Emily Jordan & Jill JacksonAll grades, all kids – familiar with PBIS1.5(3)
The Cost of CaringJennifer King & Amy KorschProfessionals – self care1.5
Breaking Barriers with Vitamin Zzz: role of sleep…Stacy SimeraMiddle and high school1.5
Impact of Parent Stress on Child DevelopmentNichole Monahan & Elijah JonesPre-school and elementary1.5

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