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Kansas City Regional Fall Conference

  • 3 Nov 2017
  • 8:15 AM - 3:45 PM
  • Raytown Schools Wellness Center, 10301 E 350 Hwy, Raytown, MO 64138

Registration

  • Lunch not included. 2017-2018 SSWAM Membership is included.
  • 2017-2018 SSWAM Membership is included.
  • Lunch not included. 2017-2018 SSWAM membership is included.
  • 2017-2018 SSWAM Membership is included.
  • Lunch not included.

Students must show current valid student ID day of event to receive student rate.

Late/Walk-In registrations (after 10/27) may be available at above prices, however, space and/or lunch NOT guaranteed.
Registration is closed

Parent Child Interaction Therapy: Introduction and Skills Overview presented by Lisa Polka, LCSW, LSCSW and Brittany Accurso, LCSW, LSCSW, Family Therapists with Children's Mercy Kansas City

Hold My Hand: Walking with Children and Teens Through Their Grief Journey presented by Shari Scott, MA, LPC, NCC, Therapist and Grief Support Specialist at Solace House

Earn 6 Continuing Education Hours by attending all day!


Session and Presenter Descriptions
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AM Session  8:30-11:45 3.0 CEHs

Parent Child Interaction Therapy: Introduction and Skills Overview

presented by Lisa Polka, LCSW, LSCSW and Brittany Accurso, LCSW, LSCSW
Family Therapists with Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is an innovative, empirically-supported treatment shown to help children whose behavior is disruptive enough to cause serious problems. PCIT aims to restructure interactions between parents and their children in an effort to reduce disruptive behavior and improve family relationships. Participants will gain understanding of the evidence base supporting the efficacy of PCIT, an overview of treatment components, and practice 1-2 PRIDE skills. 



PM SESSION 12:30-3:45 3.0 CEHs

Hold My Hand: Walking with Children and Teens Through Their Grief Journey

presented by Shari Scott, MA, LPC, NCC
Therapist and Grief Support Specialist at Solace House

Anticipating and/or experiencing a major loss often induces high stress, quickly depleting energy and emotional reserves. Participants will learn about how grief is manifested in childhood and the importance of healthy grieving. Identify typical vs. complicated grief, the “tasks of grieving”, and dos and don’ts when supporting children during times of grief. Participants will leave with tools that will make them better equipped to support and talk to students about grief and loss.


Please note: Pre-registration ends 10/27/17. Pre-registration ensures your seat, lunch for full day attendees, and a CEH certificate the day as you leave. Late and walk-in registrations will be available until sold out and will not guarantee you the above.

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