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The conference registration fee of $115.00 covers, in total, ALL 3 days! When registering you will be prompted to select which Skill Building Session you would like to attend on Monday, June 26th. Please see session details below. YOU DO NOT NEED TO SELECT SESSIONS FOR TUESDAY OR WEDNESDAY DURING REGISTRATION. Also, once you register for the conference, you will receive a receipt email containing information on accommodations.

SKILL BUILDING SESSIONS, MONDAY JUNE 26TH
Boxed lunches included with conference registration

Session 1: ~SESSION FULL~ (Ethics in Prevention) ~SESSION FULL~
  • Description: As a prevention professional, you regularly face situations that involve ethics. In some of these situations you may not be aware of your ethical responsibility or know how to respond ethically. This training is designed to help you make ethical choices in your work every day.
  • Lead Facilitator: Kathy Yokum, Prevention Administrator, Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Times: ~SESSION FULL~
  • Available RHC/CE: 7
  • 12:00-12:30 Break for Box Lunch Service

Session 2: ~ SESSION FULL ~ (FLIP IT) ~ SESSION FULL ~
  • Description: FLIP IT® is a strategy that offers a simple, kind, strength-based, commonsense and effective four step process to address children’s day to day challenging behavior. The four steps are embodied in the FLIP IT mnemonic which stands for F – Feelings, L – Limits, I – Inquiries, and P – Prompts. FLIP IT is nothing new, but transforms best practice into a strategy that is easy to remember, applicable in a variety of challenging situations and portable.
  • Lead Facilitator: Lynn McCasland, Early Childhood Mental Health, Regional Master Trainer, Nationwide Children’s Behavioral Health
  • Times: 9:00-3:30p
  • Available RHC/CE: 6
  • 12:00-12:30 Break for Box Lunch Service

Session 3: Assessing & Managing Suicide Risk (AMSR)
  • Description: Suicidal crises occur without discrimination across age, race, ethnic, gender, education, and economic groups. Attendees will improve in understanding the suicidal mind, increase skill in assessing suicide risk & applying practical strategies for the prevention and management of suicidal behavior.
  • Lead Facilitator: Dr. Josephine Ridley, Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation Advisory Committee; Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
  • Times: 9:00-5:00p
  • Available RHC/CE: 6.5
  • 12:00-12:30 Break for Box Lunch Service

Session 4: ~SESSION FULL~ (Roadmap for Evidence-Based Interventions: Training Prevention Professionals to Apply Prevention Science Within Communities) ~SESSION FULL~
  • Description: Prevention is an increasing priority – in Ohio, the U.S., and worldwide – as elected officials, community leaders, and others recognize that well-designed and delivered evidence-based prevention works. We can maximize this moment in time by ensuring all prevention professionals have a comprehensive, science-based understanding of how and why prevention works. Prepare for a deep dive into prevention science and its application in myriad settings.
  • Lead Facilitator: Zili Sloboda, Sc.D., President Applied Prevention Science International
  • Times: 9:00-4:30p
  • Available RHC/CE: 7.5
  • 12:00-12:30 Break for Box Lunch Service

Session 5: ~LIMITED AVAILABILITY~ Mental Health First Aid ~LIMITED AVAILABILITY~
  • Description: How can you help a person experiencing a panic attack? What would you say to a person you know who says they are thinking of suicide? MHFA teaches the non- mental health professional how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
  • Lead Facilitator: Dyesha Darby, Prevention Specialist, Partnership for Violence Free Families
  • Times: 9:00-5:30p
  • Available RHC/CE: NONE
  • 12:00-12:30 Break for Box Lunch Service

Session 6: ~SESSION FULL~ (Youth Mental Health First Aid) ~SESSION FULL~
  • Description: This course is for adults to help understand youth ages 12 – 18. YMHFA reviews the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems and emphasizes the importance of early intervention and covers how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge.
  • Lead Facilitator: Donna Dickman, Executive Director, Partnership for Violence Free Families
  • Times: ~SESSION FULL~
  • Available RHC/CE: NONE
  • 12:00-12:30 Break for Box Lunch Service

Session 7: ~LIMITED AVAILABILITY~ Campus Cents: Engaging the College Population ~LIMITED AVAILABILITY~
  • Description: Campus Cents is an E-based, financial wellness and problem gambling awareness course provided for college students. This 90 minute program covers credit, debt, loans, saving and understanding your style when it comes to money. Participants will learn more about the program and its pilot year.
  • Lead Facilitator: Krysta Bennett, OCPS, Program Manager, Drug Free Action Alliance
  • Times: 1:00-3:00p
  • Available RHC/CE: 3
  • 12:00-12:30 Break for Box Lunch Service

Session 8: ~LIMITED AVAILABILITY~ Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Adolescents ~LIMITED AVAILABILITY~
  • Description: Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment is an evidence-based practice that focuses on identifying, reducing, and preventing substance misuse. This patient-centered public health approach is making its way into Ohio schools, pediatric, and primary offices as a part of routine care.
  • Lead Facilitator: Ellen Augspurger holds a Master's Degree in Instruction and Curriculum Design from Otterbein University. Ellen is the Project Director for the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Ohio Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment Project. She leads Implementation of SBIRT within medical, specialty and other healthcare setting. In the past Ellen, has led trainings in Implementation of SBIRT, Motivational Interviewing, and Brief Intervention throughout Ohio.
  • Times: 9:00a-5:00p
  • Available RHC/CE: 6
  • 12:00-12:30 Break for Box Lunch Service

Session 9: ~LIMITED AVAILABILITY~ STAR Behavioral Health, Tier One-Introduction to Military Culture ~LIMITED AVAILABILITY~
  • Description: Tier One introduces military culture, including information about the impact of deployment on families and children.
  • Lead Facilitator: CPT David I. Kirker, MSW, LISW, Director of Psychological Health for the Ohio Army National Guard, Ohio Army National Guard
  • Times: 9:00a-5:00p
  • Available RHC/CE: 7.5 hrs must attend full session
  • 12:00-12:30 Break for Box Lunch Service

Session 10: ~SESSION FULL~ (Coalition Building: From Grassroots to Sustainability) ~SESSION FULL~
  • Description: Two skill-building sessions in one! Take a deep dive into developing a collective impact approach through environmental prevention by unpacking how you got to your implementation strategies. Leap forward in your coalition development by building infrastructure to diversify funding streams.
  • Lead Facilitator: Mary F. Haag, BSN, RN, OCPC, ICPS President & CEO PreventionFIRST!
  • Times: ~SESSION FULL~
  • Available RHC/CE: 7.5
  • 12:00-12:30 Break for Box Lunch Service

Session 11: ~SESSION FULL~ (Red Flags: Engaging the Whole School Community Creating a Culture of Mental Health) ~SESSION FULL~
  • Description: Red Flags brings the entire school community together in an ongoing process to expand mental health literacy; promote positive mental health habits; and identify, refer, and accommodate students with developing mental health concerns. This training explores some foundational principles for effective school-based prevention and reviews Red Flags materials for school personnel, students in the intermediate grades (5-9) and parents and caregivers.
  • Lead Facilitator: Penelope A. Frese, Ph.D. Executive Director Red Flags National
  • Times: ~SESSION FULL~
  • Available RHC/CE: 6 hrs
  • 12:00-12:30 Break for Box Lunch Service