7:45-10:00 Check-in & Walk-in Registration
8:15-9:30 Welcome Remarks & Keynote Address
9:40-10:30 Breakout Session 1
10:40-11:30 Breakout Session 2 & Resource Fair
11:40-12:30 Breakout Session 3 & Resource Fair
Refreshments will be available for purchase between 8:00am - 12 noon.
Keynote Address: Resilient Children, Families, & Communities
Ann S. Masten, PhD
Regents Professor, Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development, and Distinguished McKnight University Professor, University of Minnesota
Dr. Masten is an internationally known expert on resilience in human development, with over 170 publications in scientific journals and books. Her recent book, Ordinary Magic, provides a synthesis of the best current knowledge on resilience in children and adolescents within the contexts of families, schools and culture. She is a recipient of the 2014 Urie Bronfenbrenner Award for Lifetime Contribution to Developmental Psychology in the Service of Science and Society from the APA.
Dr. Masten will share research and translate this into practice for families and community members as we strive to nurture resilient children.
Learn more about Dr. Masten at http://www.cehd.umn.edu/icd/people/faculty/masten.html
Breakout Sessions and Resource Fair
Break Out Sessions: The Mental Health and Wellness Symposium will offer over 20 concurrent breakout sessions. These will include sessions focused on self-regulation and resilience, as well as presentations by school, community and regional experts.
- Visit the cafeteria for a refreshment. Explore resources and programs available in Loudoun County.
- Meet and ask questions of our school and community mental health and wellness providers.
- More information about sessions and resources will be shared as the conference draws near.