Thu, 6 Feb 2020 10:00:00 GMT - Thu, 6 Feb 2020 20:00:00 GMT
The Health & Well-being Summit is full and registration is now closed. If you would like to be placed on the waitlist, please email Joan Fargis.
Building Resilience in School Communities
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Jepson Alumni Center, University of Richmond
8:00 AM, Check-in Opens; 8:30 AM, Program Begins;
3:45 PM Program Concludes
Do not miss a program that has now become one of the Association's most popular! Make your plans today to hear exciting speakers and practitioners, and take away some great resources for your own environment!
FEATURED SPEAKERSMEET DEBORAH OFFNER Dr. Deborah Offner brings more than two decades of experience in mental health, K-12 and higher education to her current work with individuals, families and institutions. Currently, Dr. Offner is Consulting Psychologist at Beacon Academy in Boston, a 14-month program between eighth and ninth grade that prepares students from low-income families for entry into independent day and boarding high schools. She also consults to several college preparatory schools, including Worcester Academy, a day and boarding school (grades 6-12) in Central Massachusetts and The Winsor School, a girls’ day school (grades 5-12) in Boston.From 2003-2017, Dr. Offner was Consulting Psychologist and subsequently, Dean of Students, at The Commonwealth School, a co-educational college preparatory school (grades 9-12) in Boston. She also recently served as a staff psychologist at University Counseling Services at Boston College.
MEET NINA M. SCHRODER As a college mental health professional and mom of two young boys, Nina had many questions about the potential impact of digital screen use on cognition, behavior, relationships, and overall well-being. In her quest to find answers and empower wise decision-making, Nina began intense study on the cognitive, social and emotional effects of high screen use, addiction, and key factors necessary for emotional resilience and well-being.Nina has used her research and clinical knowledge to work with college students and others to examine screen use and its impact on relationships, values, personal success and overall well-being. With the goal of inspiring motivation for positive change and personal growth, Nina has helped others to clarify their values, embrace mindful screen use and actively pursue well-being. As a result of this work, Nina has witnessed many individuals and families experience tangible success. Nina received her B.A. in English from Villanova University, where she also was a member of the Division I Women’s Field Hockey Team. She received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND Administrators, division directors, deans, guidance counselors, nurses, and educators to name a few!
SCHEDULE Preliminary Schedule Chart Session Descriptions
LOCATION Jepson Alumni Center University of Richmond 442 Westhampton Way Richmond, VA 23173 Ph: 804-289-8000 For more information about location and directions
FEES Includes program materials, breaks and lunch Member Fee: $195 NonMember: $295
DEADLINE & CANCELLATION POLICY
Final date to register for this program is Thursday, January 23, 2020. No refunds after this date. Please refer to the VAIS Cancellation Policy for further clarification.
SPECIAL THANKS TO THESE SPONSORS WHO WILL SUPPORTING THIS EVENT!
We welcome sponsors who share in the theme of "Building Resilience in School Communities." This program now in its sixth year usually has an audience of 75-100 participants who are keenly interested in area of health and well-being. Your company logo will be displayed on this page and in print on-site to participants. One six-foot cloth skirted table and two chairs are provided to each sponsor. You will also get to mingle with the participants at lunch. Listed are a variety of sponsorship levels.
Table ONLY $400
To join us as a sponsor, please scroll UP and click on the Exhibitor Registration rust-colored button.