ARMEA (Arkansas Mental Health in Education Association) ANNOUNCES THEIR 5th ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE, MARCH 10-11, 2011, HOLIDAY INN AIRPORT CONFERENCE CENTER, LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS
ARMEA is hosting Dr. Robert Brooks, who will present â€œThe Power of Mindsets: A Strength-Based Approach for Working with Angry & Resistant Youthâ€ from 8:40 am to 2:30 pm.
Our Luncheon will kick off our anti bullying/suicide prevention campaign through a memorial tribute to Chandler Barnwell, a student with Aspergers, who took his life after being bullied.
FIRST LADY GINGER BEEBE is the Special Guest attending our afternoon wrap up session from 3:00-4:00, showcasing IN OUR OWN VOICE YOUTH PANEL consisting of young people who participated in The First Ladyâ€™s Listening Tour, in 2007. The Listening Tour focused on access to mental health care and helped create the Governorâ€™s Children Behavioral Health Care Commission.
A Reception for our participants will follow the Youth Panel from 4:30 â€“ 5:30.
The conference will continue on March 11, 2011 7:45-12:15 with Breakfast Keynote Presentation: â€œEnergize the Enthusiasmâ€¦.That Exists Withinâ€ Paul Vitale; â€œSextingâ€ with Rachel Ellis; â€œSocial & Emotional Learning, (Mutt-i-gree)â€ with Deb Swink and Judy Clay; and â€œPositive Behavior Interventions and Supportsâ€ by Lori Poston.