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Pre-Conference Workshops

Friday, February 14
Location: The Fairmont Hotel and the Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

Pre-Conference

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Pre-Conference Workshops

1) Stress, Learning, & Schools

Fairmont: Gold Room

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Part I –  Your Brain on Stress
Daniela Kaufer, PhD
(RP, All Ages)

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Part II –  Dial Down the Stress Without Dumbing Down School
Ian Kelleher, PhD; Margaret Dunlap, MA
(RP, All Ages)

2) Social-Emotional Learning

Fairmont: Venetian Room

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Part I –  SEL Every Day
Meena Srinivasan, MEd
(P, All Ages)

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Part II –  All Learning Is Social and Emotional
Douglas B. Fisher, PhD
(P, All Ages)

3) Students & Mental Health

Fairmont: Fountain Room

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
I'm Not Okay!: How to Help Students Navigate Their Mental Health
Paula Prentis, LMSW
(P, K-College)

4) Trauma Sensitive Classrooms

Fairmont: Terrace Room

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
What I Wish My Teacher Knew: A Strengths-Based Approach to Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom
Joelle Hood, EdD; Jessie Fuller, MA
(P, All Ages)

5) Teen Stress & Depression

Fairmont: Pavilion Room

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Part I –  Confronting Teen Depression
Katie F. Hurley, LCSW
(P, 6-College)

6) Neuroscience & School 504 Plans

Fairmont: Crown Room

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Using the Neuroscience of Anxiety, Social-Emotional, and Mental Health in Reading and Learning Disorders to Rethink 504 and IEP Accommodations
Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD; Nancy Redding, MEd; Nicole Ofiesh, PhD
(RP, PreK-12)

CONCURRENT SESSIONS GUIDE

  • (RP)=Brain Research & Practical Strategies/Interventions
  • (R)=Mostly Brain/Child Development Research
  • (P)=Mostly Brain-Based Practical Strategies and Interventions
  • (PREK=16)=Applicable Grade Levels

This schedule is preliminary and subject to change.

Conference Day 1

Friday, February 14
Location: The Fairmont Hotel and the Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

1:30 PM - 5:55 PM

Opening Keynote Addresses (Located at the Masonic Center): Traumatized Brains: Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools

1:30 PM - 1:35 PM

Welcome Remarks with Daniel LaGattuta, PhD and Opening Remarks with Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Keynote Address I: The Impact of Trauma and Neglect on the Developing Child - Bruce D. Perry, MD, PhD

2:35 PM - 3:20 PM

Keynote Address II: The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity - Nadine Burke Harris, MD, MPH

3:20 PM - 3:50 PM

Networking Coffee Break, Exhibit Hall, and Book Signing (for Dr. Perry)

4:55 PM - 5:55 PM

6:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Meeting of the Minds Wine and Cheese Reception (Fairmont: Gold Room)

CONCURRENT SESSIONS GUIDE

  • (RP)=Brain Research & Practical Strategies/Interventions
  • (R)=Mostly Brain/Child Development Research
  • (P)=Mostly Brain-Based Practical Strategies and Interventions
  • (PREK=16)=Applicable Grade Levels

This schedule is preliminary and subject to change.

Conference Day 2

Saturday, February 15
Location: The Fairmont Hotel and the Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

Morning Concurrent Sessions

8:20 AM - 9:50 AM

Morning Concurrent Sessions 'A'

1) Challenging Behavior & Trauma

Fairmont: Grand Ballroom

2) Adversity & Relationships

Fairmont:Terrace Room

8:20 AM - 9:50 AM
The Power You Carry: How to Become a Brain Builder to Help All Children Thrive
Gretchen Livesey, MS
(RP, K-12)

3) Trauma-Invested Schools

Fairmont: Venetian Room

4) Parenting in a Stressful World

Fairmont: Pavilion Room (oveflow in French Room)

8:20 AM - 9:50 AM
How to Raise Joyful Children in a Stressful World
Katie F. Hurley, LCSW
(P, All Ages)

5) Anxiety in Teenagers

Masonic Auditorium - 1111 California Street

8:20 AM - 9:50 AM
Brainstorm: Anxiety, Technology, and Mindfulness in the Teen Brain
Daniel J. Siegel, MD
(RP, 6-College)

6) Mindful Schools

Fairmont: Gold Room

8:20 AM - 9:50 AM
Stressful Schools, Mindful Teachers
Amy L. Eva, PhD
(RP, PreK-12)

7) Reading & Adversity

Fairmont: Crown Room

8:20 AM - 9:50 AM
Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading
Kylene Beers, EdD; Robert E. Probst, PhD
(P, PreK-8)

9:50 AM - 10:15 AM

Morning Networking Coffee Break, Exhibit Hall, and Books Signings (for Grace Dearborn, MA, Peter Hall, MA, and Katie Hurley, LCSW)

Morning Concurrent Sessions

10:15 AM - 12:25 PM

Morning Concurrent Sessions 'B'

1) Challenging Behavior & Anxiety

Masonic Auditorium - 1111 California Street

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Part I –  Beyond Behavior: Using Brain Science to Reduce Anxiety, Toxic Stress, and Behavioral Challenges
Mona M. Delahooke, PhD
(RP, K-12)

11:25 AM - 12:25 PM
Part II –  Rewiring the Anxious Brain: Using Neuroscience to Reduce Fear, Anxiety, and Worry
Catherine M. Pittman, PhD
(RP, K-12)

2) Early Adversity & Achievement

Fairmont: Terrace Room

11:25 AM - 12:25 PM
Part II –  The Neuroscience of Adversity: Implications for Education
Maya Rosen, PhD
(R, PreK-8)

3) Trauma & Schools

Fairmont: Gold Room

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Part I –  Stress, Trauma, and Resiliency in Schools
Bryan K. Harris, EdD
(P, K-12)

11:25 AM - 12:25 PM
Part II –  Meeting Students in Brain Development with an Emphasis on Regulation and Connections
Lori L. Desautels, PhD
(P, K-12)

4) Parenting in a Stressful World

Fairmont: Crown Room

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Part I –  Risk and Resilience: Helping Children Thrive in a World Focused on Success
Suniya S. Luthar, PhD; Nina Kumar, BA
(RP, K-College)

11:25 AM - 12:25 PM
Part II –  Parenting the Stress Resilient Child: Building Skills in the Era of Stress and Media Mess
Laura S. Kastner, PhD
(RP, K-College)

5) Anxiety in Teenagers

Fairmont: Venetian Room

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Part I –  Stress on the Rise and the Pivot: Stress Reduction, Empathy, and Problem-Solving
Laura S. Kastner, PhD
(RP, 6-College)

11:25 AM - 12:25 PM
Part II –  Anxiety Disorders on College Campuses: The New Epidemic
Richard M. Scheffler, PhD
(RP, 6-College)

6) Mindful Children

Fairmont: Pavilion Room (oveflow in French Room)

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Part I –  Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness for Youth
David A. Treleaven, PhD
(RP, All Ages)

11:25 AM - 12:25 PM
Part II –  Growing Up Mindful in a Stressed-Out World
Christopher Willard, PsyD
(RP, All Ages)

7) Relationships & Teaching

Fairmont: Grand Ballroom

11:25 AM - 12:25 PM
Part II –  Building Teacher Credibility and Collective Efficacy
Douglas B. Fisher, PhD
(RP, K-12)

12:25 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch Break (On Your Own)

1:30 PM - 5:55 PM

Afternoon Keynote Addresses (Located at the Masonic Center): Anxious Brains: Reducing Anxiety & Challenging Behavior

1:30 PM

Welcome Remarks with Amy L. Eva, PhD; Presider: Jill K. Stamm, PhD and Andrew Watson, MEd

2:25 PM - 3:20 PM

3:20 PM - 3:45 PM

Afternoon Coffee Break, Poster Sessions, and Book Signings (for Daniel Siegel, MD and Christine Carter, PhD)

4:40 PM - 5:55 PM

6:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Exhibit Hall and Book Signings (for Ross Greene, PhD and Jessica Minahan, MEd, BCBA)

CONCURRENT SESSIONS GUIDE

  • (RP)=Brain Research & Practical Strategies/Interventions
  • (R)=Mostly Brain/Child Development Research
  • (P)=Mostly Brain-Based Practical Strategies and Interventions
  • (PREK=16)=Applicable Grade Levels

This schedule is preliminary and subject to change.

Conference Day 3

Sunday, February 16
Location: The Fairmont Hotel and the Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

Morning Concurrent Sessions

8:15 AM - 9:45 AM

Morning Concurrent Sessions 'C'

1) Stress & Anxiety

Fairmont: Venetian Room

8:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Surviving Anxiety: Helping Children, Teens, and Teachers Overcome Fear and Worry
Jennifer Shannon, LMFT
(RP, K-12)

2) Adversity & Bullying

Pavilion Room (Overflow in French Room)

3) Trauma & Struggling Learners

Fairmont: Grand Room

8:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Talking Isn’t Teaching: Actively Engaging Struggling Learners
Grace Dearborn, MA
(P, K-12)

4) Teacher Stress & Resilience

Fairmont: Gold Ballroom

8:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Things Resilient Teachers Do (and the Things They Hardly Ever Do)
Bryan K. Harris, EdD
(P, K-College)

5) Mindful, Resilient Schools

Fairmont: Crown Room

8:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Taking Time to B.R.E.A.T.H.E.: Research-Based Practices to Strengthen Wellbeing and Resilience
Joelle Hood, EdD; Jessie Fuller, MA
(RP, All Ages)

6) Relationships & Discipline

Fairmont: Terrace Room

8:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Brain Aligned Discipline
Lori L. Desautels, PhD
(RP, 6-12)

9:45 AM - 10:10 AM

Morning Networking Coffee Break and Exhibit Hall

Morning Concurrent Sessions

10:10 AM - 12:20 PM

Morning Concurrent Sessions 'D'

1) Stress, Mindsets, & Anxiety

Fairmont: Grand Ballroom

10:10 AM - 11:10 AM
Part I –  Rethinking Stress: Leveraging Mindset to Engage with Stress
Kari A. Leibowitz, PhD Candidate
(RP, All Ages)

11:20 AM - 12:20 PM
Part II –  Teaching Coping Skills to Anxious and Stressed Children
Janine Halloran, LMHC
(RP, All Ages)

2) Touch, Self-Care, & Early Childhood

Fairmont: Crown Room

10:10 AM - 11:10 AM
Part I –  The Science of Human Interpersonal Touch
David J. Linden, PhD
(RP, Birth-4)

11:20 AM - 12:20 PM
Part II –  Trauma -Informed Practices and Culturally Responsive Self-Care for Early Childhood Educators
Julie Kurtz, MS, LMFT; Julie Nicholson, PhD
(RP, Birth--4)

3) Trauma-Sensitive Classroom

Fairmont: Terrace Room

10:10 AM - 12:20 PM
Facilitating Success: Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom
Kathy Perez, EdD
(P, All Ages)

4) Teacher Stress & Wellbeing

Fairmont: Gold Room

10:10 AM - 11:10 AM
Part I –  Promoting Teachers' Stress Reduction, Emotional Wellbeing, and Positive Social Interactions Through Resilience
Clayton R. Cook, PhD
(RP, PreK-College)

11:20 AM - 12:20 PM
Part II –  Stress Management for Teachers
Colleen L. Eddy, MA
(RP, PreK-College)

5) Mindful, Calm Kids & Teachers

Fairmont: Pavilion Room (Overflow in French Room_

11:20 AM - 12:20 PM
Part II –  The Zen Teacher: Creating Calm, Focus, Simplicity, and Tranquility in the Classroom
Dan Tricarico, MEd
(RP, 6-12)

6) Relationships, ACEs, & Resilience

Fairmont: Venetian Room

10:10 AM - 11:40 AM
Part I –  Connected Kids: Nurturing Healthy Attachments and Relationships in Elementary Schools
Barbara Sorrels, EdD
(RP, PreK-6)

11:45 AM - 12:20 PM
Part II –  Panel Discussion: How Can Schools Improve Child Resilience, Attachment, and Relationships?
Barbara Sorrels, EdD
(RP, PreK-6)

12:20 PM - 1:45 PM

Lunch Break (On Your Own)

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Closing Keynote Sessions

Presiders are Jill K. Stamm, PhD and Andrew Watson,

1:30 PM

Presiders are Jill K. Stamm, PhD and Andrew Watson, MA

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Fairmont: Grand Ballroom

CONCURRENT SESSIONS GUIDE

  • (RP)=Brain Research & Practical Strategies/Interventions
  • (R)=Mostly Brain/Child Development Research
  • (P)=Mostly Brain-Based Practical Strategies and Interventions
  • (PREK=16)=Applicable Grade Levels

This schedule is preliminary and subject to change.