6. The Hate Crime 101: The Continuum of Prejudical Behavior
From the classroom to the cafeteria, bias language is used on a daily bias and young people acquire it from every venue from the radio to reading. Help combat hate in your community by unlocking the power of perspective. Discover how we can replace prejudice and bullying with respect, empathy and compassion. The speaker will provide curriculum that defines the New York Hate Crimes Legislation, the indicators of hate crimes for law enforcement, language and location, and stipulations of selection, motivation, and perception. This workshop also discusses and defines the protected classes: race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, religion, age, physical/mental difference and sexual orientation.
Presenter: Alisty Joy Keneth, President, AJK Diversified, Hicksville, NY
7. Peer Mediation and Conflict Resolution
This workshop will focus on tools, techniques and the process involved in peer mediation and conflict resolution and the benefts to students, staff and administration as they understand the process of resolving conflict around them. Pertinent to all levels. Handouts will be provided.
Presenter: Gregg A. Scheiner, CRP Trainer, Training and Outreach Coordinator, Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers- EAC NETWORK, Hempstead, NY
8. The Language of Learning: Speaking Elementary When working with elementary students, it is important to use language they can easily understand. In this workshop, we will explore helpful concepts and phrases that can be easily incorporated into counseling sessions. Come, sing and learn new ideas to make your program shine!
Presenter: Lysa Mullady, Elementary School Counselor, Author, Copiague Public Schools, Copiague, NY
9. Does Grit Make A Difference?
Some students can have every opportunity to succeed and still struggle. Other students can succeed when they have everything working against them. Learn about grit and how it impacts students in school. Can grit impact a student? How much of an impact can it have? How can you help students to grow their grit?
Presenter: Stephanie Dunaieff, President, Margot Enterprises, Melville, NY
10. How to Help Your Students Engage During a College Fair Do you want your students to get more out of the College Fair experience? Looking for a way to help students and families engage in your current fair? Hear from both colleges and school counselors on what makes College Fairs effective. Discussion will include a Sample Study of Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK HS and their Spring Evening College Fair program.
Presenters: Caitlin Maceno, Long Island Recruitment Coordinator, University at Albany, Albany, NY and Jason Miller, School Counselor, Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School, Plainview, NY
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