Pre- and Post-Conference Workshops

Pre-Conference

Preparing an AAFCS Accreditation Self-Study Report

Presented by:
AAFCS Council for Accreditation

Date/Time:

Sunday, June 24 (8:30am - 4pm)

Cost: No cost--a Full or One-Day registration must be purchased to attend.

The Self-Study Report is the single most important document a Unit presents to the Council for Accreditation for determining a Unit's readiness for a Site Visit. This hands-on workshop provides TIPS for preparing a report, handouts and examples from Unit's having experienced the process, sample program assessment ideas, and student learning plans and outcomes. A "fair" finds Units that have successfully gone through the process sharing their experience and providing insight and wisdom. An overview of a site visit highlights what occurs after a site visit is approved.This workshop will help Units seeking accreditation or being re-accredited successfully reach their goal of being approved for a site visit.

Post-Conference

Say Yes to FCS:  Filling the Educator Pipeline

Presented by:
FCS Educator Recruitment Team

Date/Time:

Wednesday, June 27 (1:30-5:30 pm)

Cost: No cost--a Full or One-Day registration must be purchased to attend.

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Post-Conference

Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification 

Presented by:
Diana Ketterman, YMHFA Certified Instructor
Mastering Mental Health, LLC
Date/Time:
Wednesday, June 27 (1:30 - 5:30 pm)
Thursday, June 28 (8am - 12pm)
Cost:
$139 (Course Only)
$100 (with Full or Wednesday registration)

 Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The 8-hour course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.

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