Winter Conference

Join 150+ local School and Professional Counselors for the 2019 Winter Conference at Kent ISD.

February 14, 2019
7:30am – 2:30pm
Kent ISD

Registration is NOW LIVE through the KISD PD Hub.  Please use this link to register.  It is vital that all those who plan to attend register in advance, due to room capacity and planning!

For School Counselors, 5 SCECHs will be available, with individual breakout session credits for Career and College hours.

Schedule:

7:30-8:00 Registration – Please join us for breakfast sponsored by Forest View Hospital.
8:00-8:10
Grand Room
Welcome
Anne Harig, WMCA President
Keynote
8:10-9:10
Grand Room
Life 101 – Living Intentionally for Excellence. Developing a lens that Promotes Equity and Access for All.
Terri Tchorzynski,  2017 National School Counselor of the Year
Breakout Session #1 9:15-10:15
  1. Restorative Practices – It’s the Law and It Works
  2. Guiding the College-Bound Athlete
  3. Every Child Deserves Mindfulness Training
  4. Building a Successful Private Practice
10:15-10:30 BREAK: Please visit our Sponsors & Exhibitors
Breakout Session #2
10:30-11:30
  1.  School Counselor Professional Development Law
  2. Coping with Loss: 5 Strategies for Facilitating Healthy Grieving
  3. Making Friends With Yourself. A Mindful Self-Compassion Program for Teens and Young Adults
  4. School-Based Violence:  Understanding the Problem and Becoming Part of the Solution
Breakout Session #3
11:35-12:35
  1. Developing a K-12 Framework for Career Development
  2. Securing Your Own Oxygen Bag: The Importance of Counselor Wellness
  3. Ensuring Safe & Supportive Learning Environments for Our LGBTQ+Students
  4. Restorative Practices – It’s the Law and It Works
12:35-1:15
Grand Room
LUNCH catered by:  DOWNTOWN TRINI’S AND MARGARITA JOE’S
Please take time to visit the sponsor and exhibitor displays in the hall.We thank them for their support of WMCA.
Keynote
1:25-2:15
Grand Room
Drug Use and Addiction/The Progression for Youth
Anthony Muller, Director of Clinical and Business Development at Wedgwood Christian Services
2:15-2:30 Wrap Up & Door Prizes….. You MUST be present to win.