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September 2017

LIFE LONG READERS

September 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ingleside Hotel, 2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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Jennica Westfahl & Carrie Sgarlata - Literacy Coaches, Glendale River Hills School District Being a reader is one of life’s most important skills. Research shows that 20 minutes of daily reading at home will expose kids to 1.8 million words over the course of a year! In this workshop, parents of children with special needs will learn how to support and encourage their child to read at home by fostering daily reading habits that grow literacy, build vocabulary development and…

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October 2017

SOCIAL MEDIA & SMART PHONES

October 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Ingleside Hotel, 2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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Staci D. Steen, Certified Law Enforcement Instructor & Retired Milwaukee Police Officer This presentation covers what every parent and educator needs to know to protect children from serious criminal liability.

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November 2017

GROWTH MINDSET

November 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Ingleside Hotel, 2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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Mark Scheiber, Director of Instruction, Glendale-River Hills School District Participants in this presentation will learn how to promote the development of a growth mindset in themselves and in their child. Participants will learn how to help children develop a belief in effort, a love for challenge, and resilience in the face of adversity. The focus of the presentation will be on parenting but can be applied in a classroom setting as well.

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SOCIAL MEDIA & SMART PHONES

November 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ingleside Hotel, 2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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Staci D. Steen, Certified Law Enforcement Instructor & Retired Milwaukee Police Officer This presentation covers what every parent and educator needs to know to protect children from serious criminal liability.

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December 2017

SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH ADHD

December 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
WCTC RTA Center, 800 Main St.
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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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 across those domains.

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January 2018

HELPING TODAY’S YOUTH IN CRISIS (including QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention)

January 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Ingleside Hotel, 2810 Golf Rd
Pewaukee, WI 53072 United States
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Dr. Bob DuBois, PhD, Social Sciences Instructor, Waukesha County Technical College While in many ways, today’s youth are doing better than the youth of the past, they are not immune to the increasing stress of modern life.  In this presentation, we will review current research related to the prevalence and nature of mental illness and suicidal behavior among today’s youth. Participants will learn how to recognize and help youth in crisis and will earn certification as QPR Gatekeepers for Suicide…

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