2015 Jones Center Summer Institute

 

 

Bloomsburg Area High School, Bloomsburg, PA

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

 

Registration on-line by July 5th, 2015

Download the registration form here.

To register and pay online, you may go to our Eventbrite page.

Registration by postal mail, including payment, by July 1st, 2015 to:
Kimberly McLaughlin, 371 East 5th Street, Bloomsburg, PA  17815 

Warrior Run School District, Turbotville, PA

Friday, July 10th, 2015

 

Registration on-line by July 5th, 2015

Download the registration form here.

To register and pay online, you may go to our Eventbrite page.

Registration by postal mail, including payment, by July 1st , 2015 to:
Kimberly McLaughlin, 371 East 5th Street, Bloomsburg, PA  17815 

Walk-Ins are welcomed at both sites!!

Please contact Kimberly McLaughlin with any questions at:

Email- bloomsburgkim@hotmail.com OR cell- (570) 594-6158


Session Overviews

(* for a downloadable schedule, click here)

 

Minding Your Minds: Just talk about it
Presenter Name: Drew Bergman & Sheila Gillin

Thursday, July 9 - 8:30 – 11:30 AM OR Friday, July 10 - 8:30 – 11:30 AM

This Suicide Prevention Toolkit is designed to train both adults and youth on how to assist adolescents who exhibit signs of suicidal ideation and has been approved by the Best Practices National Registry, Section III: Adherence to Standards which is mandated by House Bill 1559.

The interactive presentation is designed to promote factual knowledge, promote discussion, ease communication and enlighten teachers, parents and students to the warning signs of mental health issues in adolescents and teens.

At the completion of the training program, individuals are able to identify the following:

What a crisis is, how stress affects a teenager, the symptoms of depression, the warning signs most often associated with suicide and ultimately, how to help a student and/or friend. After identifying an adolescent who is at risk for suicide, trained adults or students are able to approach and question the individual about their condition and persuade them to seek help. Following adolescent acceptance to accept help, the trained individual is able to take the appropriate measures to refer the person for treatment and/or the appropriate trained adult, counselor or teacher.

The primary goal of the awareness process is to increase the knowledge about suicide and depression while increasing the number of times a student’s self – reports and engages in help seeking behavior.

Child Sexual AbusE AWARENESS
Presenter Name: Jolee Keifer

Thursday, July 9 – 1:00 – 2:30 PM OR Friday, July 10 – 1:00-2:30 PM

This presentation is designed to assist educators and the general public in protecting children from child sexual abuse. The presentation will review warning signs displayed in children, situations which place children at risk, and characteristics of people who prey on children. It will also review several cases of child sexual abuse. There will be time for questions and discussion.

Child Advocacy Centers: What are they and why are they so important?
Presenter Name: Melissa A. DeBaro

Thursday, July 9 – 2:30 – 4:00 PM OR Friday, July 10- 2:30 -4:00 PM

Recent media events have highlighted the work of Child Advocacy Centers in Pennsylvania and the importance of their work. This workshop will discuss the history and benefits of the Child Advocacy Center model, the 10 standards of practice required for Accreditation with the National Children’s Alliance, the different organizational structures of CACs, and the Operational Protocol of the CAC of the Central Susquehanna Valley.
Participant Outcomes:

  • Identify the benefits of the CAC model
  • Identify and understand the National Children’s Alliance 10 Practice Standards
  • Understand the role of various disciplines in Child Advocacy Center operations