Educating the Educators: Post Crisis Response to a Tragedy
Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Friday, April 4, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
Student Affiliates of School Psychology (SASP) at Long Island University will host its 3rd annual Educating the Educators conference on April 3rd & April 4th 2014. This years overarching theme of discussion will be: Post-Crisis Response to Tragedy. We expect that this two-day conference will bring in a generous amount of people based on the audience that we are targeting.
The conference committee is excited to announce our lineup for the 2014 conferece:
Thursday 4/03/14 from 9am to 4:30pm:
9:00-10:00am Kelly Caci and Dr. Andrew Livanis from New York Association of School Psychology (NYASP) speaking on Hurricane Sandy
10:00-11:00am Representatives from Child Mind Institute discussing September 11, 2001
11:00-12:00pm Kim Hahne, Tom Westcott, and Mary Sue Rose of Owego Apalachin School District speaking on a long term response to tragedy over the course of a school year.
1:00-2:30pm Dr. Ray D. DiGiuseppi from MHS and St. John’s University will be speaking on his developed anger scales.
2:30-4:30pm Keynote Speaker: Karla Vazquez and Tom Brant of Connecticut Association of School Psychology speaking on their personal expereinces of Sandy Hook Elementary.
Friday 4/04/14 from 9am to 5pm:
9:00-10:00am Carolyn Stoops of Chardon High School in Northeast Ohio will speak on the shooting that occurred.
10:00-11:00am Jacqui Slinger of Bluffton University (OH) to speak on the bus accident that involved their baseball team.
11:00-12:00pm Peg Healey of Colorado will be speaking on the impact the Aurora Movie Theatre Shooting had on schools.
1:00-2:30pm Kathy Sievering of Colorado will discuss Columbine High School as it relates to other school shootings she has experienced.
2:30-4:00pm Keynote Speaker: Kelly Griffin of Virginia Tech to speak on remembrance and community outreach as a part of the shooting that took place.
4:00-5:00pm Panel Discussion – Open Forum.
Issues to be discussed range from personal experiences, community involvement, coping strategies, counseling, and preventative measures. The goal of this conference is to express the importance of educating the educators and professionals to develop guidelines for when such crisis occur.
We hope that you choose to become a participant of this event and look forward to hearing from you.
Thank you for your time and should you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to our Conference Correspondents: Craig Hanthorn (419-236-4981 / email@example.com) or Sushma Meka (916-609-4089/ firstname.lastname@example.org).
Hotel information can also be accessed via: Indigo Hotel (Downtown Brooklyn) - Use "LIU Psychology Group" when booking for an additional discount. - Limited Rooms
**IMPORTANT: For participants registering under NYASP membership, information will be cross referenced. If you register under NYASP member and you are not a member, your registration will be revoked with no refund.
*Checks made out to “Long Island University”, Memo line: LIU SASP #20500
**Cash and Checks mailed to: 1 University Plaza
Long Island University
C/O: School of Education
Attn: Dr. Andrew Livanis and SASP
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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LIU Brooklyn Student Affiliates of School Psychology
Student Affiliates of School Psychology (SASP) is a student led group comprised of students with aspiring careers in the social sciences and education field.