Title

Webs of Support: An Ecological Approach to Prevention

First Presenter's Institution

Brightways Learning

Second Presenter's Institution

N/A

Third Presenter's Institution

N/A

Fourth Presenter's Institution

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Fifth Presenter's Institution

N/A

Location

Session 5 (Verelst)

Strand #1

Safety & Violence Prevention

Relevance

Presenter will provide.

Brief Program Description

Participants will gain new understanding of how brain science, relationships, and protective factors interact in mitigating adverse childhood experiences and in a student’s social-emotional development. When adults see students through a strengths-based lens, growth happens and lives change. Discover a research-based framework and promising practices being used in U.S. and Canadian schools to empower students in re-imagining their stories.

Summary

Participants will gain new understanding of how brain science, relationships, and protective factors interact in mitigating adverse childhood experiences and in a student’s social-emotional development. When adults see students through a strengths-based lens, growth happens and lives change. Discover a research-based framework and promising practices being used in U.S. and Canadian schools to empower students in re-imagining their stories.

Evidence

Presenter will provide.

Format

Individual Presentation

Biographical Sketch

Amy has more than two decades of experience in K-12 education, including English Language Learning, classroom teaching, Lead Teacher, and School Counselor. She has a Bachelor’s in Linguistics, a K-8 Type B Teaching Certification, and a Master’s in K-12 School Counseling. She has worked in youth development since she started in education. Looking at the youth and the world around them has been a passion for her as she focuses on supporting youth. She continues learning from top leaders in the youth development field. Currently, she leads Kaleidoscope Connect events with both youth and adults in the United States and Canada. She also provides support and supervision to Regional Leaders throughout the state of Alaska as they implement the Integrative Youth Development framework and related activities in their areas. Amy provides a fresh look at youth development as she continues to work in multiple school districts and youth and tribal organizations in Alaska and outside the state.

Presentation Year

2020

Start Date

3-10-2020 10:15 AM

End Date

3-10-2020 11:30 AM

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Webs of Support: An Ecological Approach to Prevention

Session 5 (Verelst)

Participants will gain new understanding of how brain science, relationships, and protective factors interact in mitigating adverse childhood experiences and in a student’s social-emotional development. When adults see students through a strengths-based lens, growth happens and lives change. Discover a research-based framework and promising practices being used in U.S. and Canadian schools to empower students in re-imagining their stories.