2013 Innovative Counseling Skills & Strategies National Conference (2013 ICSS & WD)

Venue: Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Event Date/Time: Jun 19, 2013 End Date/Time: Jun 22, 2013
Registration Date: Jan 12, 2013
Early Registration Date: Mar 15, 2013
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 01, 2013
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Description

This three-day event brings together well-known keynote presenters and best-of-best practices for professional educators. Some programs and strategies are research-tested, while others are promising, innovative approaches created by educators for educators to help them better connect with different kinds of students.

You will learn how using innovative strategies can help with:
•Transforming bullies
•Reframing resistant students
•Connecting with defiant students
•Motivating apathetic students
•Changing self-destructive beliefs in children & teens
•Empowering bully bystanders
•Empowering bully targets
•Helping socially alienated students
•Working with youth who self-mutilate
•Children & Teens experiencing loss
•Overcoming past traumatic events

Some of the innovative strategies that will be introduced include:
•Sand Tray
•Visual Arts
•Creative Drama
•Music
•Metaphors / Props
•Magic Tricks
•Journaling
•Story Telling
•Bibliotherapy
•Puppets
•Brain Spectrum Imaging
•Cyber Counseling
•Internet Strategies
•Adventure / Cooperative Games
•Other Play Therapy Techniques
•Creative Strategies for Program Organization
•Other Fresh Ideas for Counseling Strategies

Venue

265 Peachtree Center Avenue
Atlanta
Georgia
United States
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Additional Information

Key Note Speakers Include: Dr. Ruby Payne (educator, presenter, author), Loretta Gallo-Lopez (well known play therapist), and Dr. Poppy Moon (specialist in child, adolescent, and family counseling, author / illustrator.)