(ONLINE) Critical Thinking on Critical Incidents: Promoting Resilience & Planning for Recovery

#251 Safe and Healthy Schools and Communities

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Registration Closed.
Last Date to Register: 8/5/2020 12:01 AM
Last Date to Cancel: 8/5/2020 12:01 AM
Agency: CESA 4
Agency Contact: Alie Hubing
Agency Assistant: Mary Devine (608) 786-4800
Location: ONLINE
Facility: Online
8/6/2020 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

(ONLINE) Critical Thinking on Critical Incidents: Promoting resilience & planning for recovery

Educators are working hard to manage and effectively respond to an unprecedented event in our time. Drawing on 20 years of school-based crisis response experience, this virtual session with Amy Scheel-Jones, MS Ed., will outline key considerations and tools to support school and district planning and increase administrator confidence in approaching a strategic response to student and staff needs.

Grounded in best practices, concepts will be presented from a trauma-informed equity lens and in the Critical Incident Stress Management Model (CISM) of Crisis Intervention, designated as evidence-based by SAMHSA. Clear, practical action areas will position school administration and crisis response teams to effectively mitigate risk while preparing for an organized planful re-entry building resilience and promoting recovery.

Each 1.5 hour session will  include content and discussion time.

Three virtual Zoom sessions will be offered; register for ONE session to attend

* Free — Registration is Required *

The link and passcode to the Zoom session that you register for will be emailed to you approximately one week before the session.

Online Registration

Thursday, August 6, 2020   |  9:00 am-10:30 am:

(800) 514-3075;

Amy Scheel-Jones brings depth and breadth of experience to capacity building and change management strategies. In her work as a School Counselor, Amy spent 10 years developing expertise in practical approaches to prevention, resiliency and fostering wellbeing. A committed youth and family advocate and systems thinker, Amy has consistently applied these core principles to accelerate practice transformation efforts in educational settings, behavioral health system planning, and cross-sector community impact efforts. The core of her work includes sustainable system transformation grounded in trauma-responsive principles, positive youth development, and resilience enhancement. Specifically, Amy oversees the Consortium on Trauma, Illness & Grief in Schools (TIG), a regional collaboration of comprehensive training and integrated crisis response network serving participating districts for over 18 years.

Areas of focus include training and consultation on the impact of childhood adversities (ACEs), trauma-responsive practices, resilience development, behavioral health system transformation, anxiety, suicide, strategic planning for crisis response, and change management for school-based initiatives. She received her BS in Human Development and Family Studies at Cornell University followed by her MS in Education in Counseling from SUNY Brockport.

Participant Cancellation Policy: You must contact CESA #4 to cancel attendance one week prior to the scheduled event, unless otherwise stated in the event details. CESA #4 will only provide full refund of registration fees depending on individual circumstances. Refunds depend upon the ability of CESA #4 to cancel any financial obligations created by the registration such as meals, materials, etc. CESA #4 reserves the right to cancel any workshop due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified by e-mail or phone if a workshop is cancelled. If a participant is a 'no show' the school will be billed for the registration fee, or loss of the 'free' attendance slot.

Weather Conditions: If a workshop has been cancelled due to weather conditions, every effort will be made to reschedule the workshop. If weather conditions are questionable, please call CESA #4 Voice Mail at (608) 786-4800; Toll Free (800) 514-3075. A message will be posted regarding workshop weather cancellations.

Dietary Restrictions: CESA #4 will make every attempt to accommodate dietary restrictrions as noted in a user's MyQuickReg profile; however, we encourage anyone with a dietary restriction or preference to bring food items in case the event menu cannot fully accommodate. Other Helpful Hints: Room temperatures vary from one workshop location to another, so bring a jacket or sweater for maximum comfort.

Additional Accommodations: If you need an accommodation to participate including interpreter services (sign language or other spoken language) please email the workshop contact to set up these services. A two-week notice is appreciated.