Keynote / Workshop Powerpoint Presentations

PowerPoint presentations and any corresponding handouts are now available and linked to the workshop titles below.  


KEYNOTE 1 – Preteen Suicide and Suicidal Behavior:  Assessment and Prevention

Arielle H. Sheftall, PhD


KEYNOTE 2 – "This can't wait!" . . . Giving educators the tools they need to understand and address students' mental health concerns 

Mary Margaret Kerr, EdD



Group #1 – 12:45 – 2:00 p.m.


Workshop A - Balancing recovery, rights, and risk in violence prevention:  The role of threat assessment (Introductory) 


Jack Rozel, MD, MSL, and Rob Ambrosini, PsyD


Workshop B - Having the conversation:  Strategies for effective communication with adolescents about their social media use (Introductory)

Presentation Resources

Candice Biernesser, PhD, LCSW 


Workshop C - Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in Schools (Introductory) 

Carla D. Chugani, PhD, LPC 


Workshop D - Substance Use in Adolescents and Young Adults (Introductory) 

Antoine Douaihy, MD and Rebecca Miller, MD


Workshop E - Safety Planning with Pre-Teens (Introductory) 

Kelsey Bero, LPC, NCC


Workshop F - Mindfulness in Times of Stress . . . And How to Introduce it to Teens (Introductory) 

Danella Hafeman, MD, PhD



Group #2 – 2:15 - 3:30 p.m.


Workshop G - Identifying and Managing Workplace Stress:  Tips for educators while coping with stress through a pandemic (Introductory) 

Toya Jones, EdD, LCSW


Workshop H - Giving Children the Tools to Tame the Monster:  Talking to Students About the Trauma Associated with Loss Events in Schools (Intermediate) 

Mark Lapore, EdD, LPC, LCSW 


Workshop I - Understanding and Treating Children and Adolescents with Chronic Pain and Other Somatic Symptoms (Introductory) 

Alisha Miller, PhD, and Kaycee Weir, PhD 


Workshop J - Clinician Well-Being in 2022:  Trading Perfection for "Good Enough" (Introductory)

Sansea Jacobson, MD and Dominique Dove, MSCP


Workshop K - Brief Interventions for Depression in Youth:  Considering Benefits and Limitations (Intermediate) - Powerpoint Not Available for this Workshop

Rachel Vaughn-Coaxum, PhD 


Workshop L  - Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Transgender and Non-Binary Youth (Introductory)  (Powerpoint Not Available for this Workshop)

Dana Rofey, Ph.D., FTOS, FAED