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Friday, September 30, 2016
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

Fogelson Auditorium
8200 Walnut Lane, Dallas, Texas 75231

CEUs will be offered. Continental breakfast and lunch included.
PDF registration form to pay by check or PO
An educational conference for parents, professionals and people who work with teens
If you teach, counsel, mentor, live with or work with teens, this conference is for you!

If you live or work with teenagers, you know the tough issues they face today. Anxiety, stress, depression, self-harm, addiction, bullying and behavioral disorders are all too prevalent—and itís hard to know how to help. At this conference, youí'll learn from leading mental health experts about how these issues are impacting children's lives and what you can do to help.

Kelly Jameson
The Science of Heartbreak: Why Teen Breakups
Are So Devastating 

Dr. Kelly Jameson, Ph.D., LPC
In Private Practice

When we talk about a breakup we’re really talking about grief, loss and rejection. Dr. Jameson will explore the physiological and emotional reasons why a breakup can bring a teen to their knees, risk factors post-heartbreak and when to seek professional help.
Is There an App for That?  Youth Work in the Digital Age

Erin Walsh, M.A.
Mind Positive Parenting

Walsh will use brain science, stories and humor to explain how technology is changing the ways young people grow up, socialize and forge their identities. She will discuss the key ingredients for thriving in the digital age and provide practical tools and strategies that help youth build on their strengths.
One Day It'll All Make Sense: Why We Must Think Differently About Hip-Hop and Well-Being

Dr. Raphael Travis Jr., LCSW
Associate Professor
Texas State University School of Social Work

Dr. Travis will combine the best of positive youth development with the latest research to illustrate how youth engage music for improving their own well-being. He will offer resources for exploring untapped opportunities across disciplines to invest in the health and well-being of young people.
Karen Williams
Lessons From Lincoln High: Reaching Youth on the Edge

Karen Williams
Youth Development Consultant 
Williams Group

In 2010, the students at Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, Washington were said to be unreachable. Find out how and why Principal Jim Sporleder initiated a new set of practices for school staff that after four years resulted in a 90 percent drop in suspensions and zero expulsions.

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Eric Cowan
Moments In Time

Eric Cowan
Former Board President
Dallas Independent School District
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Life, Interrupted

Jacob Wisch
High School Student
Andy Keller
What If It Was Okay to Say?

Andy Keller, Ph.D.
President and CEO
Meadows Mental Health
Policy Institute

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It’s about help. It’s about hope. It’s about peace of mind. 

Grant Halliburton Foundation works to promote awareness and understanding of teen and young adult mental health, to prevent suicide, and to strengthen the network of mental health resources for young people. The Foundation provides mental health education, training and support to more than 20,000 students, educators, parents and professionals annually.

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