MSSA Region 9 Fall Conference

MSSA Region 9 Fall Conference
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MSSA Region 9 Fall Conference
Keynote: "Our Moment of Zen: Mindfulness for Helping Professionals" Andrew Archer from Mental Health Services
Lunch/Membership/Legislative Meeting/Awards
Three breakout sessions offered

Lunch Included in Registration Cost 

Early bird rates (by September 14th): Member $40 | Nonmember $45 | Student $20 
After September 14: Member $45  | Nonmember $50  | Student $25
Exhibit: $50 (includes lunch + table top exhibit space + conference registration)


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AGENDA

8:15 - 8:45 AM -- Welcome, Legislative Update and Awards Presentation
William Anderson, Chair of MSSA Region 9 and Christina Zeise, Executive Director of MSSA 

8:45 - 10:00 AM -- Keynote: Our Moment of Zen: Mindfulness for Helping Professionals

Andrew Archer, Minnesota Mental Health Services

10:00 - 10:15 AM -- Visit the Exhibits

10:15 - 11:30 AM -- Breakout Session #1
•   Supported Decision Making: An Emerging Alternative to Guardianship
Anita Raymond from Center for Excellence in Support Decision Making and Volunteers of America - MN


•    Responding to and Preventing Elder Abuse
Cheryl Hennen from Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care

•    Suicide Prevention: You Can Make A Difference
Jen Withrow from Nicollet County Human Services

11:30 - 12:45 PM -- Lunch/Visit the Exhibits

12:45 - 2:00 PM -- Breakout Session #2
•   We Can Still Smile: Moving from Compassion Fatigue to Compassion Satisfaction
Allan O'Malley-Laursen from Olmsted County Child & Family Services

•   Let's Talk About Race: Part 1
Andrea Breen from University of MN and Sheri Hixon from Hennepin County

•   The Case Against Self Esteem
Heather Boorman from Boorman Counseling & The Fringy Bit

2:00-2:15 PM -- Break

2:15 - 3:30 PM -- Breakout Session #3
•   Addressing the Anxiety Beneath the Behavior
Heather Boorman from Boorman Counseling & The Fringy Bit

•   Let's Talk About Race: Part 2
Speaker: Andrea Breen from University of MN and Sheri Hixon from Hennepin County

  
•   Changes in Immigration Law
Speaker: John C. Keller from The Immigrant Law Center in Minnesota 

3:30 - 4:30 PM --Business Meeting in Conference Room A







When
9/28/2018 8:15 AM - 4:30 PM
Where
South Central College 1920 Lee Blvd North Mankato

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