DATE: April 13, 2018
LOCATION: Kean University, New Jersey
CALL FOR PROGRAMS: The conference committee is seeking programs for the 2018 Spring Professional Development Conference, which reflect the diversity of our students and the school counseling profession.
Conference topics can include, but are not limited to:* Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying Prevention* Relational Aggression Prevention* College / Career Advisement* Community Collaboration / Resources / Referrals* Counseling Groups (All levels)* Counseling Techniques * Counselor Self Advocacy * Counselors and the Law (e.g. note-taking, record keeping, documentation) * Crisis Counseling * Self-Harm / Self-Injurious Behaviors * Working with Difficult Parents* Mental Health (e.g. depression, anxiety)* Director Focused Sessions* Dropout Prevention * Drug & Alcohol Issues * Trends in Elementary School Counseling* Trends in Middle School Counseling* Trends in High School Counseling * LGBTQ+* Grief Counseling * I&RS / 504's (single/double session) * Music, Art, Animal-Assisted Therapy * Naviance * NCAA Eligibility & Student Athletes* NJSCA Evaluation Model * Prevention Programs (e.g. test-taking strategies, student motivation, mindfulness) * Psychiatric Referrals * RAMP Camp / Comprehensive SC Programs * Staff Collaboration * Teacher Advisement: ADHD * Tracking Data & Analysis * Transition from Grad Student to School Counselor * School Transitions: HS and MS * Post-secondary Planning with Immigrant/Undocumented Students * Supporting Immigrant/Undocumented Students* Closing Achievement Gaps* Supporting Transient Students (homeless, foster care, migrant, etc.) * Effective Advocacy in Schools (changing school policy, culture, and structure)* Parent Engagement Strategies* Using Technology in School Counseling
DEADLINE: December 20, 2017