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4th Annual Permian Basin Mental Health Conference: Powering Forward in the...

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First Baptist Church Of Midland

2104 West Louisiana Avenue

Midland, TX 79701

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Thank you for registering for this year's Permian Basin Mental Health Conference: Powering Forward: In the Age of Anxiety. We look forward to seeing you Friday, January 25th, 2019. This will be a great conference for counselors, agencies working with children, mental health professionals, or anyone interested in learning more about anxiety. ***Registration will be open until 1/18/19.

Below you will find information to help get you oriented to the conference.

1. When you arrive at First Baptist Church (2104 W. Louisiana Ave), please use the north parking lot on Cuthbert Street, directly in front of the Fellowship Hall. You will enter the front doors of the Fellowship Hall where you will find the check-in/registration tables.

If this parking lot is full, you may also use the east parking lot across the street by the football field/track OR the parking lot to the the west of the church on Garfield and Louisiana. The doors to the Fellowship Hall north of the church will still be the best doors to enter.

2. Registration and breakfast begin at 7:15. The welcome will begin promptly at 8:00. Lunch and snacks will also be provided.

3. Continuing Education Units- At the end of the day, we will issue six hours of free CEU's. We will have a table set up near the doors you entered in the morning. CEU's are eligible for both LPCs and Social Workers. If you have another type of license, please refer to your specific board to see if social work CEU's are accepted.

If you do not need CEU's, but would like a Certificate of Attendance, these will also be available.

4. Below you will find a schedule for the day:

7:15-8:00 Registration and Breakfast

8:00-8:15 Welcome

8:15-9:45 Keynote Speaker 1- Dr. Jean Twenge: iGen: Understanding the smartphone generation and their mental health

9:45-10:00 Break

10:00-11:30 Keynote Speaker 2- Dr. Gabrielle Avery-Peck: Fighting your Worry Bully: Effectively using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Children and Adolescents

11:30-12:45 Lunch Provided. Please also be sure to visit the exhibitors. Turn in your signed Exhibitor Card for a chance to win a door prize. Look over Breakout Session details in your program to plan which sessions you will be attending after lunch.

1:00-2:00 Breakout Sessions

2:10-3:10 Breakout Sessions

3:20-4:20 Breakout Sessions

4:30 Closing. Receive CEU's.

Here's a sample of breakout session topics: Testing Anxiety, Anxiety in the Younger Child, Calming Down Kids, Drawing Your Stress Away, The Shake Up After a Break Up, Meditation, etc. See breakout session descriptions in your conference program on 1/25/19.

If you would like to reserve a room at the Doubletree Hotel for 1/24/19, their phone number is: 1-800-722-6131. Identify yourself as a member of the Midland ISD Conference. Our rate is $99.

*Thank you for registering for the conference. We hope you will enjoy it!

**We would like to thank our sponsors: Chevron and Midland ISD Education Foundation. We appreciate their generosity to help bring this free mental health conference to the Permian Basin.

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