Program: Student Support Services
Dates: 8/23/2016 to 8/24/2016
This 2-day workshop provides school-based mental health professionals and other school crisis intervention team members with the knowledge necessary to meet the mental health needs of students and staff following a school-associated crisis event. With updated research and crisis intervention strategies, this workshop teaches participants how to prevent and prepare for psychological trauma, helps to reaffirm both the physical health of members of the school community and students' perceptions that they are safe and secure, evaluates the degree of psychological trauma, responds to the psychological needs of members of the school community and examines the effectiveness of school crisis intervention and recovery efforts.
Presenters: Dorothy Ahl, M.S., Ed.S. is a Certified School Psychologist with the Massapequa School District. She taught Special Education in Deer Park and Massapequa for 15 years, and has been a School Psychologist for 17 years. She is certified as a Mindful Educator from Mission Be, and as a Bully Prevention Specialist from the National Association of School Psychologists.
Dr. Donna Neary is a Licensed Psychologist and a Certified School Psychologist who has maintained a private practice for the past 15 years. Dr. Neary has also served as a school psychologist in the Massapequa School District for over 20 years. She has served on numerous professional boards including LISPAN, NCPA, and NYASP and continues to be actively involved in organizations that address mental health needs, crisis response, and school climate.
Time: Registration 7:45 am
Fee includes breakfast, lunch and all materials
Register by July 15, 2016 "only 50 seats are available for the 2-day session. Participants MUST attend both days **Please note - District MLP approval, increased commitment, or personal payment for registration is non-refundable**
Questions/information about the training email Anthony Pantaleno - email@example.com