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2022

2022 Events

OCTOBER

Board Retreat:  Oh The Places You'll Go!

 

Fulfillment Fund.  NeueHouse Company, Los Angeles, CA.

AUGUST

Staff Retreat:  Surfing the Waves of Change

 

Fulfillment Fund.  Annenberg Beach House, Santa Monica, CA.

JUNE

Culturally-responsive Social-emotional Support.

 

Mzima Educator Retreat, Westlake Village, CA.

Trauma-informed Practices to Promote Resilience.

 

Mzima Educator Retreat, Westlake Village, CA.

Optimizing School Climate Through Positive Identity Development.

 

Mzima Educator Retreat, Westlake Village, CA.

Prioritizing Educator Wellness and Preventing Burnout.

 

Mzima Educator Retreat, Westlake Village, CA.

MARCH

Mind the Gaps:  Reframing Our Mindset around K-12 Educational Gaps.  

 

Coro Lead SoCal, Los Angeles, CA.  Virtual

Best Practices for Providing Psychological Services to Students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing.

 

Baltimore County Public Schools, Baltimore, MD. 

Applying Animal Assisted Play Therapy within a School-Based Trauma-Responsive Approach. .

 

International Institute for Animal Assisted Play Therapy – R’s 2nd Annual Virtual Conference. 

FEBRUARY

DeLong, G., Kiperman, S. & colleagues

Mental Health Matters: Program Evaluation and Therapeutic Skill Development. 

 

National Association of School Psychologists. Boston, MA

Ganz, J. and colleagues

Animal Assisted Interventions: Trauma-Responsive SEL Strategies.

National Association of School Psychologists. Boston, MA

Ganz, J. and colleagues

Bring Your Pet to Work: Animal Assisted Interventions in Schools.

 

National Association of School Psychologists. Boston, MA

Anti-Racist and Culturally Responsive Practices that Affirm Schools' Diverse Youth.

 

National Association of School Psychologists. Boston, MA

Kiperman, S. and colleagues

Enacting Socially Just Mixed Methods Research and Practice.

 

National Association of School Psychologists. Boston, MA

2021

2021 Events

NOVEMBER

Connected and Empowered: Asset-Based Ecological Supports for Vulnerable Youth during COVID-19 and Post-pandemic

 

Arizona School Psychology Association, Phoenix, AZ.

OCTOBER

AUGUST

Reducing Stigma: Suicide Risk Assessment and Safety Planning in Schools

 

Department of Maryland Suicide Prevention Conference. Virtual.

Staff Retreat: Next Chapter: Balanced. Connected. Empowered

Fulfillment Fund, Malibu, CA.

JULY

Suicide Risk Assessment & Prevention Planning

 

Missouri Behavior Health Suicide Prevention Conference. Virtual.

Asset-Focused Ecological Supports for Vulnerable Youth during COVID-19 and Post-Pandemic

 

National Association of School Psychologists. Virtual Webinar.

JUNE

Anti-Racist School Communities: Promoting Racially and Culturally Responsive Practices in School Psychology

 

Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY. Virtual

MAY

Providing Safe & Inclusive Learning Environments For LGBTQ+ Youth

 

Somaiya Vidyavihar University, Mumbai, India. Virtual.

APRIL

Self-Care Series for School Professionals: Resilient and Charmed

 

Retreat Center of Maryland, Columbia, MA. Virtual. 

MARCH

Relax, Relate, Release: Managing Stress in College...During a Global Pandemic!  

 

Fulfillment Fund, Los Angeles, CA. Virtual.

FEBRUARY

Whole Student Support and Building Relationships for Newcomers. 

 

LAUSD Multilingual and Multicultural Education Department, Los Angeles, CA. Virtual.

JANUARY

Whole Student Supports for Students who are Newcomers.

 

LAUSD Multilingual and Multicultural Education Department, Los Angeles, CA. Virtual.

2020

2020 Events

OCTOBER

Whole Child Perspective: Connecting with Families to Support Youth. 

 

North Carolina State University School Psychology Department, Raleigh, NC. 

 Help! I think I am in the midst of a Career Crisis.

 

World Changers Summit 2020 - All Nations Worship Assembly, Chicago, IL. Virtual.

SEPTEMBER

A Place to Belong: Creating Supportive School Culture and Climate for Adolescents with Emotional Challenges

 

California Student  Mental Wellness Conference (CASMWC), Virtual Conference, CA.

JULY

Curriculum Development and Backwards Planning, Three Part Presentation.

 

Summer of NewCAJE. Virtual.

Classroom Management Tool Kit.

Summer of NewCAJE. Virtual.

JUNE

Providing Emotional Supports for Youth through the Loss of Socialization during the Pandemic.  

 

LA Parent Magazine Virtual Summer Camp Fair for Parents, Los Angeles, CA.

Your Mental and Socio-Emotional Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic Workshop for School Aged Students.

 

Ada S. McKinley Community Services - Doolittle Academy, Chicago, IL. Virtual.

MAY

Our Mental and Socio-Emotional Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic Workshop for School Aged Students. 

 

Ada S. McKinley Community Services - Well Prep Academy, Chicago, IL. Virtual.

APRIL

DeBrule, D., Moore, M., & Bogopolskaya, N.

Expanding the Reach of Posttraumatic Growth as Protective Factor and Outcome of Therapeutic Intervention: Applications to Adolescents Suicide Survivors Severe. 

 

Panel presentation at the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) Annual Conference. Virtual

FEBRUARY

Cultivating Resilience and Posttraumatic Growth: Research, Counseling, and Consultation.  A mini-skills session.

 

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD.

2019

2019 Events

DECEMBER

School Psychology…Because Students’ Lives Matter

LAUSD Gifted Network for African American/Black Students and Families, Los Angeles, CA.

AUGUST

Scholar in Residence, Classroom Management and Curriculum Development.

Temple Beth Torah, Ventura, CA.

JUNE

IT’S PERSONAL! Expanding Our Conceptualization of How We Support Students with Social-Emotional Stressors and Histories of Trauma

2nd Annual Innovation Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

APRIL

Resilience, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Posttraumatic Growth, and Suicide Loss.

Paper presentation at the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

2018

2018 Events

NOVEMBER

The Relationship between Resilience Factors and Presence of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Posttraumatic Growth in Suicide Loss Survivors.

Speaker at Chester County Suicide Prevention Task Force Quarterly Meeting, West Chester, PA. 

JUNE

Hart, K.C., & Alcala, E. 

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Utilizing Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) to Promote Social-Emotional Well-Being and Academic Success for All Students

Inaugural Innovation Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

MARCH

The Taboo Dominant Narrative: Religion.

National Association of Multicultural Education, CA Conference, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA. 

2017

2017 Events

AUGUST

What is problem based learning? Two part presentation.

 

NewCAJE, North Central College, Naperville, IL.

Comparative Religion: How do we create a safe space for understanding and questioning?

NewCAJE, North Central College, Naperville, IL.

JULY

Challenges and Pride: How do we equip our students with the understanding of where Jewish identity fits into the American Landscape? Intensive featured workshop.

 

NewCAJE, North Central College, Naperville, IL.

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