2015 Conference Handouts

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Friday, 11/20/2015
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Sponsor Presentation
St John’s University

Plenary Session
Dr. Carolyn Stone
Professor of Education
University of North Florida

Workshop Session 1
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Helping Meet School Counseling Standards Through Career & Technical Education (CTE)

“Onwards and Upwards:” An Innovative Group Program

Guidance Class Matters

Spirituality and Career Development Implications for School Counselors

Realizing College Success: Helping Undocumented Students Move Beyond Enrollment

The SAT Suite of Assessments

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Patricia Peek
Director of Admissions, Fordham University

Awards Presentation

PROGRAM: Gowanda High School,      “Engagement in Education”

CAREER: Richard Pawlewicz, School Counselor, Newfield High School

SCOY: Dana D. Pierce, School Counselor, Fayetteville-Manlius High School

Administrator of the Year: Cheryl Pedisich
Supt., Three Village Central School District

Adminstrator of the Year: Paul J. Ripchik, Jr. Associate Principal, Shenendehowa High School

President’s Award: Dr. Louis Bamonte, NYSSCA Past President

President’s Award: Sandra Braun, School Counselor, Livonia CSD

Workshop Session 2
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Improving Every Student’s Academic, Personal, Social and Career Development through Effective

Developing a School Counseling Success Plan

Adversaries to Allies: Working with Challenging Parents

Internet Safety, Cyberbullying and Social Networking: An Update for Counselors

Building a RAMP Comprehensive Developmental School Counselor Program

We Thought We Were Tolerant!: Navigating the Real Issues Involved in Making a School Transgender Friendly

Workshop Session 3
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NYS Diploma Requirements

Counselor Educators and Educational Administration Educators Collaborating to Educate Board of Education Members on the Role of School Counselors

School Counseling Advisory Council: How to Implement it Successfully

Finding your Way: Implementing the ASCA/NYSSCA Model Step by Step

The Developing Adolescent Brain: Implications for School Counselors

Post-Secondary Opportunities through NYSED

Level Networking
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Elementary School: Kathryn Haley, Facilitator

Middle School: Carol Miller

High School: Sarah Landers

Director/Supervisor: Jeanne Myers, Facilitator

Counselor Educator: Dr. Susan Dodd, Facilitator

Graduate Students: Dr. Summer Reiner

SATURDAY, 11/21/2015
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Sponsor Presentation
Method Test Prep

NYSSCA Annual Business Meeting
State of the Association

Workshop Session 4
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Hip Hop and Spoken Word Therapy for Urban Youth

Equity-Based College and Career Readiness

Powerful Partnerships: School Counselors and Community Agencies Leveraging Comprehensive Supports for Students in an Urban School District

Are Your Girls Star Bound? A journey in leadership and empowerment

The Career and College Readiness Toolkit

Mindfulness Based Conflict Management

Workshop Session 5
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Because “Little” Things have a Big Impact: School Counselors Confront Microaggressions

Graduate coursework that prepares school counselors to construct and implement Comprehensive School Counseling Programs

Post-HS Planning for Students that are Non-College Bound

Making Evaluation Fun or at Least Reasonable

Recognizing and Supporting Students with Brain Injury

BUILD Social & Relational Skills Using Play Intervention Strategies for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Keynote Speaker
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Regent Beverly Ouderkirk, Judicial District IV