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Western Nebraska School Mental Health Conference

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT

| $25.00

Target Audience – School Counselors, Administrators, teachers, college students, youth mental health providers, parents, all those who work with youth.

Objective:  Support school counselors and those who work with youth in the areas of social emotional learning and mental health issues.

Professional Development certificates available on request.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mark Sander, Psy.D., L.P. LLC

9:15 – 10:30

Director of School Mental Health, Hennepin County

TOPIC:  Developing comprehensive school mental health programs using MTSS framework

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Breakout Sessions

10:45 – 11:45


Foundations in School Mental Health/Building School Mental Health Dr. Brandy L. Clarke, PhD, LP, Mid-America MHTTC Co-Project Director, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Student Mental Health Risk and Protective Factors in Western Nebraska Schools Mark DeKraai, Senior Research Director at the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center. (Bring along your schools NRPPS Report for this session)
504 Plans Dr. Susan Lindbold, Susan Lindblad, Ph.D. Hastings Public School Psychologist
Promoting Positive School Climate Through Podcasting & Social Media Loni Watson, Chadron High School Counselor, 2019 Counselor of the Year
Social Emotional Development through School Counseling Programs Donna Hoffman, NDE- School Counseling Specialist

Lunch Provided

Roundtable Afternoon Topics

12:00 – 1:30

Social Media and Youth


Brain Injury

Student Mental Health Risk and Protective Factors

Building School Mental Health

504 Plans

SEL through School Counseling Programs

Mental Health in Schools

Stress Management/Resilience in the Classroom

Hope Squads

Panel Discussion

1:45 – 2:45

More Details Coming Soon!

To host an information/vendor booth or further information please contact: thaynes@esu13.org.

HOSTED BY:  Chadron Public Schools AWARE Grant and Chadron State College Counseling Department.

This project, jointly undertaken by the Nebraska Department of Education and Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services – Division of Behavioral Health, is made possible through Nebraska’s AWARE-SEA Grant (Number 1H795MO80960-01) from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Registration Deadline is March 1st!


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Western Nebraska School Mental Health Conference
$ 25.00


March 10
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Chadron State College Student Center Ballroom
1000 Main Street
Chadron, Nebraska 69337
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