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2016 Conference Handouts

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KeyNote Speakers

Danielle Ferrier, MBA, LICSW Deputy Commissioner for Clinical Services & Program Operations Department of Children and Families

Stephen Spaloss, Regional Vice-President City Year Headquarters  Click Here

Morning Workshop Sessions

  • Reducing Juvenile Arrests: The Cambridge Safety Net Collaborative     Click Here
    • Lieutenant Leonard DiPietro , Commanding Officer
    • Dr. James Barrett, Director of School-Based Programs, Cambridge Health Alliance
  • Writing Effective IEP Goals   Click Here
    • Judith Canty Graves and Carson Graves, authors of Parents Have the Power to Make Special Education Work (Book signing at lunch)  
  • Neuropsychological Assessments of Students with Complex Trauma: Helping Developing Brains Get Back on Track   Click Here
    • Dr. Stephanie Monaghan-Blout,  Neuropsychology & Education Services for Children & Adolescents
  • Congregate Care: Creating a Supportive Living Environment
    • Tara Sagor, Director of Training and Trauma Response,  Justice Resource Institute   Click Here
    • Maureen McGettigan, Clinical Director Southeast Campus, Home for Little Wanderers
    • Joanna Bell, Director of Residential Services, Walker School Click Here

Afternoon Workshop Sessions

  • Trauma Sensitive Schools: Promising District Models
    • Sara M. Burd, MS, RDT, District Leader of Social Emotional Learning Reading Public Schools  Click Here
    • Marta Gredler, Project Director Office of Social Emotional Learning and Wellness, Boston Public Schools  Click Here
    • Mary Ellen Shaw, Stone K-8 Day School Fall River Public Schools Click Here
  • Every Student Succeeds Act – What does this mean for kids in foster care?  Click Here
    • Marlies Spanjaard, Director of Education Advocacy The EdLaw Project
  • Refill Your Well: Yoga and Meditation Practices for a Healthy Response to Stress Click Here
    • Paige Parisi, RYT-200
    • Lucie M. Kasova, E-RYT 500  Lucky Me Yoga