Loading Events

Past Events › Evening

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

February 2018

WRITE ON

February 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Jennica Westfahl & Carrie Sgarlata - Literacy Coaches, Glendale River Hills School District The ability to express oneself through writing is a critical, but a complex skill. As children begin to learn how to write, they progress through a variety of developmental stages which are necessary to eventually become a competent, articulate writer.  Parents will learn how to support their child at home through these stages and also understand the importance of children producing a published piece as well as…

Find out more »

April 2018

TRAUMA INFORMED CARE AND SCHOOLS – WORKING TOGETHER TO BUILD RESILIENCE

April 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
+ Google Map

David Woodford, Student Assistance Coordinator, Pewaukee School District In this session, participants will learn about and participate in learning activities related to: Defining & understanding the prevalence & effects of trauma Defining Trauma Sensitive or Trauma Informed Schools Understanding researched resilience & risk factors & current DPI & national initiatives Learning how to work collaboratively with schools to create a trauma informed environment Learning how to use the child/parent/school partnership to build on resilience factors

Find out more »

September 2018

COLLABORATIVE & PROACTIVE SOLUTIONS: CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING MODEL

September 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
+ Google Map

Presenter: Kimberly R. Hopkins, LICSW, Director of Outreach and Communications at Lives in the Balance Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) is the empirically supported model Dr.Ross Greene describes in his influential books, The Explosive Child, Lost at School, and the recently released books, Lost and Found and Raising Human Beings. The CPS model provides a compassionate understanding of kids’ behavioral challenges and a non-adversarial, effective approach for reducing challenging behavior, improving communication, and repairing relationships. This model has been implemented…

Find out more »

October 2018

MEETING THE NEEDS OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES: IEPs, 504 PLANS, AND RESOLVING CONFLICT

October 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
+ Google Map

Presenters: Attorney Renae Aldana and Cheri Sylla, WSPEI Family Engagement Coordinator, CESA 1 Preparing students with disabilities to be college, career, and community ready is the goal of every school in Wisconsin. To do this, students, who are determined eligible, receive special education services and supports through an Individualized Education Program (IEP).  Other students, who do not qualify for special education, may receive accommodations through a 504 Plan.  All of this can be confusing and overwhelming to understand and to…

Find out more »

November 2018

HELPING OUR KIDS NAVIGATE THE STRONG PULL OF TECHNOLOGY

November 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
+ Google Map

Presenter: Dr. Michael Mazius Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Michael Mazius, will present recent findings on the pros and cons of technology as it shapes us and our children.  Further, Dr. Mazius will describe new, important and seemingly counterintuitive ways in which we can assist our children and adolescents in developing self-control, a keener sense of time, balance and good judgment when technology takes center stage.  This approach, often referred to as, Co-Engagement, also sets the tone for a healthy, growing parent-child…

Find out more »

February 2019

PARENTING AND TEACHING WITH LOVE AND LOGIC

February 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
+ Google Map

Presenters: Gena Santharam & Jody Calarco, Richmond School District Love and Logic is a philosophy of raising and teaching children which allows adults to be happier, empowered, and more skilled in the interactions with children. Love and Logic offers adults an alternative way to communicate with children. The Love and Logic techniques produce results because the techniques are simple, practical, and easy to learn. The concepts behind Love and Logic place a heavy emphasis on respect and dignity for children…

Find out more »

April 2019

SOCIAL EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT & SIGNS OF CHILDHOOD DEPRESSION

April 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
+ Google Map

Presenter: Dr. Dominique Sanchez, ProHealth Care Join Dr. Dominique Sanchez for a conversation about children.  She will cover the social emotional development of children and discuss signs of childhood depression.   REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

September 2019

AN OVERVIEW OF ADOLESCENT SUBSTANCE USE AND ADDICTIVE BEHAVIORS

September 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
+ Google Map

Presenter: Michelle L. Maloney, PhD, LPC, CAADC, Executive Director of Addiction Services, Rogers Behavioral Health Substance use and addictive behaviors have been in the media for the past several years. These stories include the opioid crisis, increased legalization of marijuana, readily available CBD oil and increased vaping advertisements. In addition, recent studies have demonstrated the correlation between addictive behaviors (such as gaming, sexting and gambling) and increased substance use. This presentation will present an overview of these behaviors and the…

Find out more »

November 2019

GUARDIANSHIP, DECISION-MAKING OPTIONS AND SPECIAL NEEDS FINANCIAL PLANNING

November 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
+ Google Map

Presenters: Victoria L. Davis Davila, J.D., Davis & Pledl, SC and Kathleen Oberneder ChSNC® , Financial Advisor, Crescendo Wealth Management, LLC 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 accounts and special needs trusts (SNTs), and learn how these planning tools interact with one another.…

Find out more »

January 2020

INTELLIGENT LIVES FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION

January 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 3270 Mitchell Park Drive
Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045
+ Google Map

INTELLIGENT LIVES stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities – Micah, Naieer, and Naomie – who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. INTELLIGENT LIVES challenges what it means to be intelligent, and points to a future in which people of all abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment, and intimate relationships. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

POST-SECONDARY OPTIONS: WHAT COMES NEXT FOR ME?

January 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
+ Google Map

Presenters: Cheri Sylla, WSPEI Family Engagement Coordinator, CESA #1, Amanda Jones, Transition Services Coordinator, CESA #1, Cindi Pichler, AT Program Manager, IndependenceFirst, Post-Secondary Rep Panel, Student Panelists Deciding what to do after high school is a big decision for students with disabilities and their families.  Knowing about the process, what supports are available, and how to get through it all is important.  This session will include a discussion of the planning and decision-making process (PTP Development), a discussion on accommodations…

Find out more »

February 2020

PARENTING AND TEACHING WITH LOVE AND LOGIC

February 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
+ Google Map

Presenters: Gena Santharam, Director of Education, Genesee Lake School and Jody Calarco, School Counselor, Richmond School District Love and Logic is a philosophy of raising and teaching children which allows adults to be happier, empowered, and more skilled in their interactions with children. Love and Logic offers adults an alternative way to communicate with children. The Love and Logic techniques produce results because the techniques are simple, practical, and easy to learn. The concepts behind Love and Logic place a…

Find out more »

March 2020

PARENTING AND TEACHING WITH LOVE AND LOGIC – CANCELLED

March 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
+ Google Map

Presenters: Gena Santharam, Director of Education, Genesee Lake School and Jody Calarco, School Counselor, Richmond School District Love and Logic is a philosophy of raising and teaching children which allows adults to be happier, empowered, and more skilled in their interactions with children. Love and Logic offers adults an alternative way to communicate with children. The Love and Logic techniques produce results because the techniques are simple, practical, and easy to learn. The concepts behind Love and Logic place a…

Find out more »

April 2020

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

April 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
+ Google Map

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 kind to oneself and others. Dr. Silberg will share how the body…

Find out more »

RESILIENCE: THE PATH TO HOPE AND MEANING – CANCELLED

April 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
+ Google Map

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. This model was developed based on the insights of young people themselves, through…

Find out more »

May 2020

PARENTING AND TEACHING WITH LOVE AND LOGIC – CANCELLED

May 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
+ Google Map

Presenters: Gena Santharam, Director of Education, Genesee Lake School and Jody Calarco, School Counselor, Richmond School District Love and Logic is a philosophy of raising and teaching children which allows adults to be happier, empowered, and more skilled in their interactions with children. Love and Logic offers adults an alternative way to communicate with children. The Love and Logic techniques produce results because the techniques are simple, practical, and easy to learn. The concepts behind Love and Logic place a…

Find out more »

September 2020

PARENTING AND TEACHING WITH LOVE AND LOGIC – PART 1

September 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
+ Google Map

Presenters: Gena Santharam, Director of Education, Genesee Lake School and Jody Kittson, School Counselor, Richmond School Love and Logic is a philosophy of raising and teaching children which allows adults to be happier, empowered, and more skilled in the interactions with children. Love allows children to grow through their mistakes. Logic allows children to live with the consequences of their choices. Love and Logic is a way of working with children that puts parents and teachers back in control, teaches…

Find out more »

November 2020

PARENTING AND TEACHING WITH LOVE AND LOGIC – PART 2

November 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005 United States
+ Google Map

Presenters: Gena Santharam, Director of Education, Genesee Lake School and Jody Kittson, School Counselor, Richmond School Love and Logic is a philosophy of raising and teaching children which allows adults to be happier, empowered, and more skilled in the interactions with children. Love allows children to grow through their mistakes. Logic allows children to live with the consequences of their choices. Love and Logic is a way of working with children that puts parents and teachers back in control, teaches…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

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
+ Google Map

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.  

Find out more »
+ Export Events