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October 2018

SCHOOL SAFETY

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Ingleside Hotel (formerly Country Springs Hotel), 2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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Presenters: Trisha Kilpin, School Social Worker; Steve Lodes, Principal; Colleen McHugh-Moore, Director of Pupil Services; Sue Williams, School Psychologist, Greendale School District Maintaining a safe school environment includes prevention of a crisis, response during a crisis and response after a crisis.  Staff from the Greendale School District will share information about strategies that they, and other school districts, implement in order to provide the safest learning environment possible.  Families will also be provided recommendations as to how they can assist…

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November 2018

THE THREE DEADLY ACCOMMODATIONS

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Ingleside Hotel (formerly Country Springs Hotel), 2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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Presenter: Cindi Pichler, Independence First Did you know that there are accommodations that are routinely offered in elementary, middle and high school that are not offered on the job??  These same accommodations may not be available, or may be offered in a different format, in college and technical schools. Will your student be ready for the differences??  What options are available if a student is using one of these “deadly” accommodations?? This workshop will discuss accommodations and expectations of the…

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December 2018

NAMI ENDING THE SILENCE AND THRIVING AS PARENTS: PROTECTIVE FACTORS THAT PROMOTE STRONG FAMILIES

December 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
WCTC RTA Center, 800 Main St.
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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Presenters: NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Waukesha County & Dr. Bob DuBois, WCTC NAMI Ending the Silence is an engaging presentation that helps audience members learn about the warning signs of mental health conditions and what steps to take if you or a loved one are showing symptoms of a mental illness.  Then, learn about the protective factors that promote strong families, including parental resilience, social connections, concrete support in times of need, social and emotional competence, and knowledge…

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January 2019

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

January 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Ingleside Hotel (formerly Country Springs Hotel), 2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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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 the new 529 ABLE accounts and special needs trusts (SNTs), and learn how these planning tools interact with one another. REGISTER NOW

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February 2019

TRAUMA AND RESILIENCE IN SCHOOLS

February 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Ingleside Hotel (formerly Country Springs Hotel), 2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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Presenter: David Woodford, Student Assistance Coordinator, Pewaukee School District The first half of this presentation will include a screening and facilitated discussion of the award winning documentary, Resilience - The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope.  The second half will focus on how parents, schools, and communities can partner together to provide trauma informed education and care, and to build on resilience factors for youth. REGISTER NOW

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March 2019

ANXIETY IN CHILDREN/ADOLESCENTS

March 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
WCTC RTA Center, 800 Main St.
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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Presenter: Amanda Heins, Psy.D., Adolescent Center for OCD and Anxiety, Rogers Memorial Hospital In this presentation, we’ll explore different types of anxiety children/adolescents may experience, as well as how anxiety can manifest in different settings such as home and school. From there, we’ll discuss common pitfalls well-intending parents/school providers can fall into (also known as symptom accommodation) and effective strategies parents/school providers can use to support their child/student (including when to seek out professional support). REGISTER NOW

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April 2019

THE FIVE SIMPLE PRINCIPLES TO ENGAGE EVERY FAMILY EXPLORED

April 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ingleside Hotel (formerly Country Springs Hotel), 2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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Presenter: Dr. Steve Constantino Engaging families in the academic lives of children is the goal of every school everywhere. However, the reality of successful progress toward this goal suggests much more work needs to be done. In this one-day workshop, Dr. Constantino will introduce The Five Simple Principles Model ™ and share ideas and strategies on how any school can begin the process of engaging every family for student learning success! REGISTER NOW  

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May 2019

CARING FOR OTHERS WHEN YOUR WELL SEEMS DRY: KEEPING OUR HEARTS RESILIENT IN THE MIDST OF CHALLENGE

May 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Ingleside Hotel (formerly Country Springs Hotel), 2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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Presenter: Sue McKenzie, Director, Rogers InHealth Teachers, therapists, EMTs, police officers and parents share the phenomenon of compassion fatigue. Learn how to nurture your ability to maintain compassion in the daily challenges and for the long road of parenting. Expectations, boundaries, and family culture will be explored. Perspectives of blame and shame will be challenged. And, realistic self-care practices that have proven positive outcomes will be shared. REGISTER NOW

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