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Girl Drama Webinar June 8 @ 11:30 or 2:00 ET

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Girl friendships are intense and all-encompassing from early elementary years on; but cliques, power struggles and an intense desire to belong create a ripe field for relational aggression. Describing the emotional milieu girls face as they grow, bestselling author Lisa Damour, Ph.D  reminds us that a girl’skey support system – her tribe – consists of peers who are also as reactive and erratic as they will ever be. (She) works hard every day to harness powerful and unpredictable emotions so that she can get on with doing everything else she means to do.”

How can educators reduce and prevent drama among school-age girls?

Teachers, counselors and administrators can help guide girls to define what makes a healthy friendship. As a family therapist in the St. Louis area and founder of the SistaKeeper organization, Tracie Berry-McGhee, M.Ed., LPC has focused much of her career on working with girls. In this 90-minute webinar, she will discuss the impact of social aggression and the factors that motivate relational aggression. She will share tools to develop a trauma-free space to promote girl empowerment.  She will also discuss the benefits of gender-specific programming that promotes strength and resiliency in girls.

This webinar will provide tools for promoting pro-social behaviors like kindness, sharing and empathy in girls K-12, while improving their attitude toward school and reducing depression and stress. Attendees will receive terrific ideas that can be implemented either this year or in the fall!

WEBINAR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Understanding what motivates aggression
  • Solutions to prevent mental and emotional effects
  • Cliques vs Keepers
  • Culturally-relevant techniques to empower the whole girl

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Define verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Discover ways to foster emotional awareness
  • Explore the benefits of gender-specific programming
  • Discern what relational aggression looks like at different ages
  • Discover the reasons behind why girls engage in RA.
  • Get the tools to develop a trauma-free environment.

Watch Tracie Berry-McGhee describe a strategy for building emotional literacy in girls.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

  • School Psychologists
  • Principals & Assistant Principals
  • Other School Administrators
  • School Counselors
  • Counselors in Agencies and Private Practice
  • Teachers
  • School Nurses
  • Special Education Personnel
  • Social Workers (All levels)
  • After-School Program Coordinators
  • At-Risk Coordinators
  • School Resource Officers

Thursday, June 8th @

11:30 am & 2:00 pm Eastern Time

REGISTER NOW:

CLICK TO PAY BY CREDIT CARD.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER WITH A PURCHASE ORDER.  We also accept purchase orders by fax or mail.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER:

Tracie Berry-McGhee founded the SistaKeeper Empowerment Center in St. Louis 12 years ago with the mission of empowering, inspiring and developing the mind, body and spirit of young women. SistaKeeper has since spread to other locations within the United States, as well as to Europe, Africa and the Caribbean.

Tracie also continues to serve the community via her private counseling practice, which specializes in women and teen girl issues. She is often called upon to speak on topics such as conflict resolution, dealing with low self-esteem and bullying.  Tracie is the author of SistaKeeper Poetry for the Soul, I’m a Keeper and OWN your NOW.

A Message from Steph Jensen: Mean Girls Behind the Smart Phone Screen

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A message from Pre-Conference Presenter Steph Jensen regarding girls and their not-so-smart phone usage:

Watch Steph Jensen preview her pre-conference session in Las Vegas.

Award-winning author and international speaker, Steph Jensen will present a 3-hour pre-conference session entitled Mean Girls: Behind the Screen – Addressing & Preventing Bullying, Cyberbullying & Relational Aggression in Las Vegas.  

Now in its 11th year, the Girl Bullying & Empowerment Conference has raised awareness of the unique nature of female relationships and provided solutions for relational aggression – including online aggression and cyberbullying — among girls. This conference helps educators understand the latest research, while learning about field-tested strategies designed to cultivate leadership skills and empower young women.  

REGISTER NOW

Click here to view a preliminary listing for Las Vegas sessions.

Look Who’s Coming to Girl Bullying & Empowerment!

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Just announced… Author and founder of Girls’ Respect Groups (now in 130 countries) Lorna Blumen is coming to Girl Bullying & Empowerment 2016 in Las Vegas!

Lorna believes the only solution to bullying is prevention.

Watch Lorna Blumen explain why building conflict resolution skills is not the answer to bullying.

Lorna Blumen is the author of five books on bullying prevention including Bullying Epidemic: Not Just Child’s Play.  She is the lead developer of the Girls’ Respect Groups Program, an after-school program for middle school girls used in 130 countries worldwide.  Lorna will present a keynote session entitled Bullying Prevention: What Are We Doing Right? What Are We Doing Wrong? What Could We Do Better? at the Girl Bullying & Empowerment Conference in Las Vegas.  She will also present a breakout session during the main conference.

The Girl Bullying & Empowerment Conference is returning to Atlanta and Las Vegas as part of the 2016 Innovative Schools Summit in each location.  Now in its 10th year, the Girl Bullying & Empowerment Conference has raised awareness of the unique nature of female relationships and provided solutions for relational aggression among girls. Register Today!  Pre-Registration Closes May 31st! 

KEYNOTE PRESENTERS INCLUDE:

Dr. Julianne Malveaux
Noted Author and Commentator on Education, Racial Diversity and Women’s IssuesATLANTA
Dr. Michele Borba
Bestselling Author, Internationally Recognized Educator, Media CommentatorLAS VEGAS
Tracie Berry-McGhee
Author, Therapist & Founder, SistakeeperATLANTA
Barbara Coloroso
Bestselling Author & International SpeakerATLANTA
Lorna Blumen
Author, Educational Consultant & SpeakerLAS VEGAS
Dr. Pedro Noguera
Sociologist, Author, Expert on Impact of Society & Culture on SchoolsLAS VEGAS
Joe Navarro
Non-Verbal Communication Expert, Best-Selling AuthorLAS VEGAS
Jordan Ellenberg
Author of NYT Bestseller How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical ThinkingATLANTA

This conference helps educators understand the latest research, while learning about field-tested strategies designed to build positive, supportive relationships among girls.

Developmental Resources is now offering an PRE-REGISTRATION DISCOUNT ($485 for the Conference Bundle including 2 Pre-Conference Sessions; $395 Conference-Only)! This is a great opportunity to lock in your spot and to keep the conference affordable (Regular Conference Bundle Registration is $545; Regular Conference-Only is $425.) SAVE THE DATE!

ATLANTA: June 19 – June 22, 2016
 PRE-REG CONFERENCE BUNDLE:
$485 USD

(until May 31st)
 PRE-REG CONFERENCE ONLY:
$395 USD

(until May 31sth)
(Includes: 2 Pre-Conference Sessions + Pre-Reg Conference Registration) Regular Price: $545
(Includes entrance into all general sessions, breakout sessions, exhibits, morning and afternoon refreshments) Regular Price: $425
LAS VEGAS: June 28 – July 1, 2016
PRE-REG CONFERENCE BUNDLE:
$485 USD

(until May 31st)
PRE-REG CONFERENCE ONLY:
$395 USD

(until May 31st)
(Includes: 2 Pre-Conference Sessions + Pre-Reg Conference Registration)
Regular Price: $545
(Includes entrance into all general sessions, breakout sessions, exhibits, morning and afternoon refreshments)Regular Price: $425

FEATURED TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Keys to Transforming Aggressive Young People
  • How Gender Differences in the Brain Relate to Bullying
  • Proactive Prevention Strategies
  • Empowering Bystanders to Become Interveners
  • Elementary School Girl Bullying Programs
  • Field-Tested Girl Empowerment Programs
  • What Works with Middle Schoolers
  • Using Multimedia & Drama to Prevent Bullying
  • Girls with Disabilities Facing Bullying
  • Effective Disciplinary Approaches
  • Legal Perspectives on Bullying and Cyberbullying
  • Research-Based Approaches
  • And Much More!

COMPLIMENTARY ACCESS TO INNOVATIVE SCHOOLS SUMMIT

The Girl Bullying & Empowerment Conference is part of the Innovative Schools Summit in Atlanta and Las Vegas. Attendees enjoy complimentary access to all Summit keynote presenters and breakout sessions on a space-available basis.

ATLANTA
June 19-22, 2016
LAS VEGAS
June 28-July 1, 2016
TORONTO
November 11-13, 2016
School Discipline Conference School Discipline Conference NextGen School Safety Conference
Girl Bullying & Empowerment Conference Girl Bullying & Empowerment Conference School Discipline Conference
Innovative Teaching Strategies
Conference
Wired Differently Conference Wired Differently Conference
Innovative Counseling Strategies
Conference
NextGen School Safety Conference

CONFERENCE VENUES ANNOUNCED

The 2016 Innovative Schools Summit Atlanta will be held June 19-22 at the beautiful Marriott Marquis, one of the premiere hotels in downtown Atlanta. Conveniently located in Peachtree Center, indoor MARTA access offers guests direct access to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.  This magnificent hotel is close to the Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola and the College Football Hall of Fame. The breathtaking 52-story atrium is marked by the 50-foot color changing sail of Pulse, a cool cocktail lounge and symbol of this hotel.  Enjoy the onsite Starbucks and stay fit in the 24-hour Fitness Center.  The 2016 Innovative Schools Summit Atlanta will feature:

  • The Girl Bullying & Empowerment Conference
  • The School Discipline Conference
  • The Innovative Teaching Strategies Conference
  • The Innovative Counseling Strategies Conference.

Take advantage of the Marriott Marquis discounted room rate of $149/night when you book by May 23rd.  If you wish to reserve by phone, please call 866-469-5475.  The name of the group is 2016 Innovative Schools Summit.

The 2016 Innovative Schools Summit Las Vegas will convene at Caesars Palace, the iconic Las Vegas luxury hotel that sets the standard for opulent details and impeccable service. This classic, Roman-themed casino hotel is on the west side of the Strip between the Bellagio and the Mirage.  Perks include a coliseum-inspired performance venue with headliner entertainment, multiple pools, upscale shopping, a fountain show, nightclubs, a spa and a gym.  The 2016 Innovative Schools Summit Las Vegas will feature:

  • The Girl Bullying & Empowerment Conference
  • The School Discipline Conference
  • The Wired Differently Conference
  • The NextGen School Safety Conference

A limited number of Caesars Palace rooms are available at a discounted rate ($129 June 27-30; $279 July 1-2 single/double). Guests who prefer to phone in their reservations may call 866-227-5944 (there is a $15 phone reservation processing fee).  There is no fee to use the weblink.  The name of the group is2016 Innovative Schools Summit.

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

I’m A Keeper!

It’s Not Drama, It’s My Life!

Break the Silence & Unleash Your Inner Lion

Lighting The Way to Your Future

Stand Together: Students Taking Action Against Bullying

How Disproportionality & Marginalization Give Rise to Anger in Girls of Color

Making Parents Allies

The T.R.U.TH About Teens: Cultivating Resiliency and Leadership Skills in At-Risk Youth (and ALL Teens)

Black Girl Blues: An Introduction to Intra Racial Bullying

Chicken Wings and Love: Working with Children from Trauma in Schools

Successful Bullying Prevention Programs

Biblio-Rhymology: The ART of Character Ed

How to Motivate the Unmotivated: Teaching With Poverty in Mind

Mindfulness Made Easy

The Usual Suspects and TALK-WALK-TELL

Using Student-Built Models to Access Reflected Thought

Strategies to End Bullying in Your School

Girl Bullying: Mean Girls Come in All Shapes, Sizes and Cultures

Bibliotherapy: Using Novels to Heal

Teaching Kids to be Upstanders & SHINE!

The Resilience Breakthrough: Keys to Unleashing Resilience

The Suspension Question: What Schools Need to Know About Discipline Options

WATCH D.O.G.S (Dads of Great Students)

We Are More Alike Than Different

Taking the Bully by Both Horns: The Five Rules of Bullying

Surviving the Social Jungle

Mean Girl Makeover

Unpacking the Dreaded Emotional Suitcase

Employing Empathy Building Strategies in the Classroom to Create a Harmonious Classroom Community

WEBINAR 3/31: I Define Me!

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Failed female relationships – many educators see the drama play out on a sometimes daily basis in the form of bullying and relational aggression. Psychologically speaking, the female brain is hard-wired to try to identify others’ emotions and feelings, and to respond with appropriate emotions in the hope for a connection. With girls’ increased sensitivity to relationships, an increased understanding of “self” is vitally important.

Studies by leading researchers have shown that culturally relevant gender-specific groups can have a lasting impact on girls’ well-being. The evidence also reveals that girl-on-girl relational aggression often occurs as a result of low self-esteem, correlating with nationwide increases in discipline rates with minority girls due to negative media influences, environmental factors and low academic scores. A Dove Global Survey (2010) found that 6 out of 10 girls will stop doing something they love or something that will benefit them because they feel negatively about how they look. A World Association study (2013) of women and girls from 70 countries found that 45 percent of respondents think girls are held back from taking on leadership positions because of low body confidence. Girls need to realize society does not define them!

Watch Tracie Berry-McGhee discuss empowering girls.

In the insightful 90-minute webinar, SistaKeeper Founder and Family Therapist Tracie Berry-McGhee will disclose innovative strategies for creating a society of young women who are able to make educated choices, be assertive, practice teamwork and be true to self – displaying self-discipline, increased self-confidence and improved relationships with others.

Ms. Berry-McGhee will use her 15 years as a consultant and facilitator within inner-city, charter, private and alternative schools to pinpoint the strong disconnect that occurs when caring professionals try to resolve this crisis. Using a biblio-therapy poetry model, this webinar will explore and identify negative educational/societal trends, provide fresh strategies and enhance facilitation skills to help girls to be their best selves.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

This webinar will help you:

  • Define communication barriers that promote low self-esteem and increase relational aggression
  • Incorporate a biblio-therapy model – utilizing tools that promote self- awareness through music, poetry and journaling
  • Understand culturally relevant social-emotional/non-verbal cues to be able to model social supports in a group
  • Consider critical “do’s and don’ts” when responding to girls in crisis
  • Break down gender identity development and how to counter the loss of social identity due to body image factors
  • Create a safe space that allows for a sense of belonging where open disclosure will be validated

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

  • Classroom Teachers
  • School Counselors
  • School Social Workers (beginner & intermediate)
  • School Psychologists
  • Deans
  • Behaviorists
  • Principals & Other Administrators
  • Special Education Personnel
  • School Resource Officers

TO REGISTER:

  • Click here to register for the 11:30 am Eastern Time WEBINAR.
  • Click here to register for the 11:30 am Eastern Time SITE LICENSE
  • Click here to register for the 2:00 pm Eastern Time WEBINAR.
  • Click here to register for the 2:00 Pm Eastern Time SITE LICENSE

INCLUDED MATERIALS:

The $49 registration fee includes a PDF copy of the PowerPoint presentation that will accompany the live presentation. This will be emailed to each registrant the afternoon prior to the webinar.

THIS WEBINAR IS RECOMMENDED FOR:

  • Classroom Teachers
  • Special Education Personnel
  • School Counselors
  • School Social Workers
  • Principals and Administrators
  • At-Risk Coordinators

“Black Girl Blues 2013: Strategies for Addressing Intra-Racial Bullying K-12”

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We have all been subjected to questions about our race/ethnicity:  American Indian…Alaska Native… Asian…Black/African American…Native Hawaiian…Other Pacific Islander…White…Hispanic/Latino…Middle Eastern…Other (as asked by the US Census)?  Although you will never see it in writing, African-American girls are also subjected to additional “colorist” descriptors:  High Yellow…Chocolate…Redbone…Coffee-Colored…Dark…  For these females there also exists an unfair threshold of “acceptable blackness” in social circles, employment and sometimes within their own families.

Have we evolved beyond the brown paper bag test?  What does it REALLY mean to be “black” in America today? As long as there have been African-Americans in the new world, this has been an issue up for debate. But for African-American girls, these questions of racial identity and physical appearance – light skin vs. dark skin, straight hair vs. kinky hair, etc. – often manifest themselves in ways that are detrimental to them and to other girls.  This media-fueled war rages on in the inner circle of black girls.  This webinar will be filled with “ah-ha moments” that can be taken away and shared for the betterment of school culture.  The presenter will also discuss best practices as they relate to teaching and mentoring African-American girls along with modeling activities to address this sensitive issue.

This updated 90-minute webinar builds upon an acclaimed webinar presented a year ago.  It will elucidate the historical, cultural and social factors behind girl bullying among African Americans today. “Sankofa” – the practice of looking backward in order to move forward – is a principle and practice that was once commonplace among African American people.  In a television- and internet-focused environment, emphasis has moved away from “sankofa,” as young girls began looking to popular culture, searching for a sense of who they are.  Consequently, music and media have not wasted any time telling these girls who they should be. When your pop-culture sense of self clashes with what you see in the mirror every day, girls can become angry and lash out – most likely at each other.  Black Girl Blues is a presentation that attempts to tackle these issues from a historical platform.

IN THIS WEBINAR YOU WILL:

  • Gain a historical understanding of the malaise that surrounds African-American girls.
  • Contextualize the aggressive behavior of girls.
  • Acquire some of the tools necessary to restore a positive sense of self.
  • Discuss recommendations for reducing aggressiveness in this population.
  • Learn to recognize and combat some of the detrimental images in popular culture.
  • Learn the unspoken do’s and don’ts related to this highly sensitive topic.
  • Leave with a better understanding of the secret world of black girls.

This webinar will provide a handout to assist you in the learning process and aid you in the drafting and implementing a plan of action to:

  • Pinpoint and address the historical events that have contributed to the emotional factors in racial identification and preference in African-American girls.
  • Renew a positive self-image for young women.
  • Combat the negatives effects of the media with regard to gender and race.
  • Apply best practices to address aggressive behavior within the secret world of black girls.

TO REGISTER:

  • Click here to register for the 11:30 am Eastern Time WEBINAR.
  • Click here to register for the 11:30 am Eastern Time SITE LICENSE.
  • Click here to register for the 2:00 pm Eastern Time WEBINAR.
  • Click here to register for the 2:00 pm Eastern Time SITE LICENSE.

The $49 registration fee includes the PDF copy of the PowerPoint presentation (no additional charge) related to the presentation.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER:

Carolyn Strong

Carolyn Strong is an educator with more than 10 years of experience working with inner-city youth. She is currently Dean of Students in a high school serving more than 2,100 young people. In this role as disciplinarian, she confronts bullying daily by creating and implementing prevention programs in conjunction with traditional discipline.  She holds multiple Master’s degrees in both curriculum and educational leadership and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in curriculum and social inquiry.  Carolyn’s research focuses on bullying and the black aesthetic, girl bullying and minority representation in gifted education.  She is the founder of BulliesStink.com and has conducted training at schools throughout the country.  Carolyn has also presented on the topic of Black Girl Blues at several regional and national conferences – including the recent National Conference on Girl Bullying.

Emerging Singer Turns Bullying Into Big Break

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PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Lizzie Sider has an amazing singing voice,  writes her own music, dances, and is working with some of the biggest names in country music to launch her career. And she’s only 14.

What’s even more amazing, is that her anti-bullying song, “Butterfly,” has a million hits on YouTube. The song came from how she overcame bullying by  her fellow classmates, and it’s making a big impact with her followers.

“I get messages on my Facebook page, Twitter, and e-mail, saying that I’ve changed people’s lives with ‘Butterfly,'” Sider said. “It’s such an amazing feeling.”

Sider talked to KDKA-AM’s Larry and John about her career and her anti-bullying message. The singing sensation is about to become a big deal, and is working with big names in Nashville.

“Joe Vulips, who was Lady Gaga’s very first producer, came on board,” Sider said. “We went into the studio…

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In the News: Bullying + Texting/Facebook

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Two recent suicides by 8th-grade girls in the state of Washington point out the potential deadly combination of bullying and social media sites like Facebook and Instagram.

As with many suicides, the victims’ rationales can be complex, but disturbing messages and online postings on Facebook and Instagram preceded the deaths of Anna Ishikawa and Isabelle Sarkinen.

Meanwhile the parents of Audrie Pott, a California teen who took her own life, after allegedly being raped and humiliated via texted photos, have filed a complaint against her school district – saying educators failed to address earlier bullying (the district denies that they received any reports).  The parents have also taken issue with the school for not expelling the alleged perpetrators, but the school says the incident did not occur on school grounds.  The parents’ attorney has said that the dissemination of at least one photograph did occur at school.

Now in its 7th year, the National Conference on Girl Bullying and Relational Aggression seeks to increase awareness of relational aggression issues among girls and the sometimes far-reaching consequences. Nationally known keynoters and more than 50 breakout presenters will provide tools and strategies to help educators and other professionals prevent and address bullying among girls.

Early registration closes April 30 for the 7th Annual National Conference on Girl Bullying and Relational Aggression.

SAMPLE BREAK-OUT SESSIONS:

(Sessions and speakers subject to change. Click to view full descriptions.)

Building Self-Esteem From the Inside Out
Debra Gano – Editor, BYOU “Be Your Own You” magazine
Session Focus: elementary, middle, high, agency, other

Making Parents Allies: Building and Maintaining a Parent Partnership
Stephanie Plain Potter, M.A., M.Ed. – Counselor, Author, Professor
Session Focus: Elementary, middle, high, agency, other

Black Girl Blues: An Examination of Intra-Racial Bullying
Carolyn Strong, MAT, M.Ed. – Dean of Students & Julie Burnett, M.Ed., MS – Director of Curriculum
Session Focus: elementary, middle, high, agency

BFF: Be a Friend First
Andrea Bastiani Archibald Ph.D. – Developmental Psychologist, Girl Scouts USA
Session Focus: Middle

Dads Of Great Students (WATCH D.O.G.S.) Engage Men, Inspire Children, Reduce Bullying and Enhance the Educational Environment of Your School
Eric Snow – Executive Director WATCH D.O.G.S.
Session Focus: Elementary, middle, high

Name It, Claim It, Tame It: Conflict Resolution in the Girl’s World
Susan Lamke MS, PLPC – Senior Manager, Boys Town
Session Focus: Elementary, middle, high

Prevent Cyberbullying, Sexting, Social Media Issues & More
Richard Guerry, Executive Director, IROC2
Session Focus: Elementary, middle, high, agency

Reduce Bullying, Harassment and School Safety Incidents: An Effective Online Reporting & Data Analysis System
Joe Bruzzese, M.A. – Founder, CEO Sprigeo
Session Focus: Middle, high

Ugly: The Story of a Bullied Girl
Kate MacHugh, MSW – Author, Speaker
Session Focus: Middle, high

Safe From Bullies, Saving Lives
Karyn Brownson, MSW – Trainer & Angela Rinaldo, MA – Training Director
Session Focus: Middle, high, agency

Girl Talk: A Group for Adolescent Girls
Rachel Collins, MS – Clinical Therapist
Session Focus: Middle, high, agency, other community agencies

You Don’t Have to be a “Mean Girl”: Helping School Age Girls with Relational Aggression
Felicia Shepherd, M.Ed. – Counseling Consultant
Session Focus: Elementary, middle, high

From Ugly Girls to Lifelong Friends
Nora Stanger, MS – School Counselor
Session Focus: Middle, high

Girl Bullying Trends and the Intervention Process
Nancy Wilkey – Sergeant, Orange County Sheriff’s Department & Lance Christensen – Deputy/SRO, Orange County Sheriff’s Department
Session Focus: Elementary, middle, high, agency

Choose Respect: Peer Presentation Programs
Laura Crain – Drug Free and Mentor Program Coordinator & Youth Panel
Session Focus: Elementary, middle, high

In Her Shoes
Marguerite Ferrara – Assistant Director of Education
Session Focus: Middle

Conflict Resolution in the Girl’s World
Susan Lamke, MS, PLPC – Senior Manager, Boys Town
Session Focus: Elementary, middle, high

Too Old For the Treasure Box: Using School Wide Positive Interventions and Support to Prevent Bullying at the High School Level
Rebecca Carrier, M.Ed. – Counselor & Tricia Peña Ed.D. – Principal
Session Focus: High

Just Talk About It: Suicide Prevention Toolkit
Missy Wall, LMSW, M.Div. – Director, Teen CONTACT
Session Focus: High

Suit Up! Equipping Young Girls to Defeat Bullying
Josh Drean – Youth Speaker
Session Focus: Elementary, middle, high

Girl Smarts
Dianna Flett LTC – Girl Smarts Founder
Session Focus: Elementary

Student Leaders: Bullying Prevention/Intervention Project
Corey Layne Psy.D. – School Psychologist
Session Focus: Elementary, middle, high

Your Daughter Sent What???
Jill Darling – Student Assistance Programs Director
Session Focus: Elementary, middle, high

Challenges of Dealing With Adolescent Female Aggression
Penelope Martin-Knox Ed.D. – Assistant Superintendent
Session Focus: Middle

Empowering Girls: Working to Better the Lives of Elementary and Secondary Girls in Rural Areas
Michelle Bruno Ph.D, LPC – Associate Professor
Lisa Hinkelman Ph.D, LPC – Executive Director
Session Focus: Elementary, middle

Girls Without Limits
Lisa Hinkelman Ph.D, LPC – Executive Director, Ruling Our Experiences
Lauren Hancock – Program Director, Ruling Our Experiences,
Session Focus: Elementary, middle, high, agency

Creative Therapies as in Intervention for Bullying Victims
Jennifer Laffier Ph.D. Candidate – Professor
Session Focus: Elementary, middle, high, agency

GLITZ & GLAM: Creating Resilient Girls Through “Girls School”
Georgia Montgomery M.ED. – School Counselor & Pamela Degges M.ED. – School Counselor, Therasa Launer M.ED. – School Counselor
Session Focus: Elementary, middle, high

Grown vs. Growing Up
Tysha Pittman Ed.S. – Guidance Counselor & La Tonya Johnson, M.A. – Guidance Counselor
Session Focus: Elementary