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February 2021

A WALK THROUGH GUIDE TO GUARDIANSHIP AND DECISION-MAKING OPTIONS AND SPECIAL NEEDS FINANCIAL PLANNING

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virtual Event via Zoom

A Walk Through Guide to Guardianship and Decision-Making Options AND  Special Needs Financial Planning Presenters: Victoria L. Davis Davila, J.D. and Kathleen Oberneder ChSNC®, Financial Advisor  In this session, participants will learn about a spectrum of decision-making options available for people with disabilities. We will discuss informal supports, supported decision-making agreements, powers of attorney, and guardianship, and cover both personal/health care and financial/estate decisions.  We will discuss 529 ABLE Savings Accounts and Special Needs Trusts (SNTs), and learn how these…

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FERRARI BRAIN WITH BICYCLE BRAKES: SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH ADHD

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Virtual Event via Zoom

Ferrari Brain with Bicycle Brakes:  Supporting Students with ADHD Presenter: Patric Mattek, Ph.D.  Dr. Patric Mattek, a clinical psychologist, will discuss the nature and neurobiology of the Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and our brain’s executive functions. The impact of potential deficits in executive functioning will be discussed, as will the construct of ADHD. Youth with deficits in executive functioning can face significant challenges in school, socially, and at home. Dr. Mattek will discuss potential interventions and strategies for promoting success…

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March 2021

RESILIENCE: THE PATH TO HOPE AND MEANING

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
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Resilience: The Path to Hope and Meaning Presenter: Monica Caldwell, MSW, LCSW, Director of Mental Health Programs, RISE  The scientific literature on resilience is extensive, and is especially relevant now to help us begin to answer the question, “So, we’ve learned about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), what’s next?” Come to this seminar to learn about eight protective factors that you can embed universally in your agencies and schools to enhance resilience in young people. An individual student protocol will be…

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April 2021

HOW EVERYDAY MINDFULNESS CAN BUILD SELF-AWARENESS, SELF-REGULATION AND LEAD TO LIFELONG RESILIENCY

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
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How Everyday Mindfulness can Build Self-awareness, Self-regulation and Lead to Lifelong Resiliency Presenter:  Anna R. Silberg Ph.D., Co-Founder Reset MindBody, Executive Director of Adolescent and Adult Programming In this workshop, Dr. Silberg will explore how mindfulness is used as a social-emotional learning curriculum in schools and can be used to teach core social emotional competencies at home.  Participants will also learn why mindfulness is critical for developing self-awareness, emotional regulation, impulse control, responsible decision making and the ability to be…

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FROM ACES TO ASSETS

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
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From ACEs to Assets Presenter: Amy Scheel-Jones, Senior Consultant, Coordinated Care Services, Inc. This session looks at the impact of stress, adversity, and trauma on brains, bodies, and behaviors.  Content can include understanding the human stress response, how stress functions in our lives (positive and negative), the particular impacts of trauma/adversity on social-emotional growth, and academic learning.  Emphasis is placed on the healing factors of resilience development.  Practical resilience frameworks are introduced along with direct actions that all caring adults…

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May 2021

COMPASSION RESILIENCE IN PARENTING

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
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Compassion Resilience in Parenting Presenter: Emily Jonesberg, MSW, LCSW, Training Coordinator, Rogers InHealth & WISE Feeling worn out in parenting is normal. Join us for a chance to discover ideas that can help you to be well while caring for your family. This interactive program will explore how to act with compassion, how to say No to support our Yeses, the power of our influence on our family’s culture and ways to build on our own wellness strategies.  

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