Behavioral Health & Education Summit

Oct 14, 2016 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM PDT, 
Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center

Event Description
One day FREE training on trauma-sensitive schools and strategies for teachers and others to use with Children. 
Summit participants including: K-12 Teachers, Head Start staff, school administrators, early learning providers, home visitors, mental health counselors, pediatric providers, DHS staff, Dependency Court partners, CASA volunteers, and foster parents will learn what they need to stop doing, do more of and start doing better. 

•     Impact of trauma on learning (rather than on just the learning environment)
•     Rationale for universal tier on implementation of trauma-sensitive practices in addition to targeted practices for children impacted by trauma
•     Evidence-based strategies for educators and those who work with children to implement in classrooms and with families
•     The National Council’s 7 Domains of Trauma-Sensitive Schools
•     Compassion satisfaction—Trauma-Informed Workforce Supports

Pamela Black will be the key note speaker, with Katie Greathouse and Amy Epp leading breakout sessions. Please see below for more information on the presenters.

Lunch will be provided free of charge. There will be a variety of salads available along with cookies and drinks.


Hotel information:
In Hermiston, a block of rooms are reserved for summit participants at The Oxford Suites, 1050 N. 1st Street, Hermiston, OR 97838. 
The direct number for reservations is 888-545-7848 or 541-564-8000. Refer to GOBHI group to receive the group rate.
Please make reservations by October 3rd to receive the group rate.
Location

Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center

1705 East Airport Road , Hermiston, OR 97838, United States
http://www.eotechermiston.com/

Registration
General Registration
Free
Sale Ends: Oct 11, 2016 5:00 PM PDT
Sale Ended
Break Out Sessions (1:30 PM-3:30 PM)

Trauma Informed Care for very young children using Conscious Discipline Strategies
Facilitated by Katie Greathouse, LCSW, Conscious Discipline Consultant
 
In this session attendees will learn and apply strategies on the use of Conscious Discipline, an emotional intelligence program, developed by Dr. Becky Bailey, consisting of Brain Smart Strategies for responding versus reacting to life’s events.  The focus will be on children 0 – 5 years old and will include information and activities for all adults who work with the youngest of children in the school, home and community. Discussion and activities will include topics such as:

  • Different brain states and the value of addressing behaviors to increase academic achievement
  • Decrease behavior problems and
  • Improve relationships
 
Trauma Informed Care for Elementary children using Conscious Discipline Strategies
Facilitated by Amy Epp, MA, Conscious Discipline Consultant  
In this session attendees will learn and apply strategies on the use of Conscious Discipline, an emotional intelligence program, developed by Dr. Becky Bailey, consisting of Brain Smart Strategies for responding versus reacting to life’s events.  The focus will be on elementary age children Kindergarten through 5th grade and will include information and activities for all adults who work with the youngest of children in the school, home and community. Discussion and activities will include topics such as:
  • Different brain states and the value of addressing behaviors to increase academic achievement
  • Decrease behavior problems and
  • Improve relationships
 
Applying a Trauma-Sensitive Lens to Secondary Level Student Behaviors and Discipline
Facilitated by Pamela Black, Education Consultant, Trauma Sensitive Education, LLC
In this session attendees will learn and apply strategies on the use of the trauma-informed lens to address behaviors and school discipline. The focus will be on grades 6 through 12 and will include information and activities for all adults who work with secondary level students in the school, home and community. Discussion and activities will include key topics such as:

  • The school to prison pipeline
  • The reasons or function of student behaviors
  • The components of compassionate and positive discipline
  • The importance of a trusted adult relationship in the discipline process
  • The role of adults in the home and community to help facilitate a change in a student’s behavior at school
  • Collaboration between home, school and community in creating and implementing positive and compassionate discipline plans and
  • Strategies to decrease and eliminate re-traumatization that comes from escalating behavior, restraint and exclusionary discipline

Participants will leave this session with an understanding of trauma-sensitive discipline and strategies to increase all students' feelings of belonging as well as their positive behavior.

Key note speaker: Pamela Black

Key note speaker: Pamela Black

Educational Consultant, Trauma Sensitive Education, LLC
Katie Greathouse, LCSW

Katie Greathouse, LCSW

Consultant
Amy Epp, MA

Amy Epp, MA

Consultant
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Sponsors

This event is offered free to the community thanks to these supporters:

Organizer
GOBHI

Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc.

https://www.gobhi.org
Contact The Organizer
401 East 3rd Street, Suite 101
The Dalles, OR 97058
United States
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