3rd Biennial Youth Services Conference:
Building a Framework for Youth

Sessions in detail

Monday, May 1, 2017

7:30am — Registration opens

8:30am — Welcome and opening remarks

8:45am — Keynote #1

Beyond Positive Youth Development
Edward DeJesus [Materials 1»] [Materials 2»] [Materials 3»]

9:45am — Keynote #2

Only the Strong Survive: Advice, Admonitions, and Affirmations for Building An Impactful Framework for Youth
Dr. LaMarr Darnell Shields

10:45am — Break

11am — Breakout Session #1 (choose 1 of 8)

Understanding Health Disparities for LGBTQ youth of Wisconsin
Anthony Harris, Brian Juchems

Helping All Youth Complete High School
Beth Lewis

Impact of Psychosis on Transition Age Youth
Brian McBride [Materials»]

Life Skills 101: Who’s Responsible?
Tai Words Jones

”It’s Not Me, Its Them”: Implicit Racial Bias
Kristen Nicole Henning [Materials 1»] [Materials 2»] [Materials 3»]

Crossing the Border: Enhancing Relationships through Cultural Competence
LaMarr Darnell Shields

Positive Programming for Truants
Chris Gunderson

Hope Line. What Is It Showing Us and Where Do We Go From Here
Barb Bigalke

12:15pm — Lunch

1:15pm— Facilitated Discussion #1 (choose 1 of 6)

Motivational Interviewing
Scott Caldwell

Why Youth Employment Programs are Important
Will Green, Hugh Wing

Supervised Independent Living
Karie Lowe, Brian McBride, Robin Stuht

Self-Determination Issues for Youth
Jeremy Triblett

Using Incentives with Youth in the Youth Justice System
Dominic Alvarez, Kate Elvidge, Jessie Godek, Nicole Laudolff

Dual Status Youth: Changing Lives, Changing Systems
John Tuell [Materials»]

2:30pm — Break

2:45pm — Breakout Session #2 (choose 1 of 7)

Welcoming and Supporting Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth
Anthony Harris, Brian Juchems

The Next Step in Workforce Development
Edward DeJesus [Materials 1»] [Materials 2»] [Materials 3»]

Contextualizing Wellbeing with Adolescents: A Participatory Framework
Araceli Alonso, Jean Geran, Amy Vatne Bintliff [Materials»]

Financial Capacity Building: Creating a Spending Plan
Amber Miller

”It’s Not Me, Its Them”: Implicit Racial Bias
Kristen Nicole Henning [Materials 1»] [Materials 2»] [Materials 3»]

2-1-1 A Link to Community Resources
Charlene Mouille

Let’s Talk About Sex
Tai Words Jones

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

7:30am — Breakfast

8:30am — Keynote #3

Supporting Positive Youth Development: Insights from a Former “Juvenile Delinquent,” Now a Juvenile Justice Attorney
Frankie Guzman

9:30am — Break

9:45am — Breakout Session #3 (choose 1 of 9)

Building our Compassion Resilience
Barbara Moser [Materials»]

Foster Youth to College!
Martha Bayer, Troy Moldenhauer, Greta Munns, Denny Roark [Materials»]

Developing a Comprehensive Transition System of Care
Mark Kroner [Materials 1»] [Materials 2»] [Materials 3»]

Wisconsin Youth Advisory Council Presents: Words of Hope
Youth Panel

Family Involvement and Engagement—Applying Lessons Learned
Wendy Luckenbill [Materials»]

Functional Family Case Management (FFCM)
Lance Horozewski, Clark Thelemann

Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities - Community Based Restorative Justice Interventions
Andre Johnson, Ron Johnson, Ali Trevino-Murphy

Prevention Planning in Small Communities: Reaching Across Counties and Disciplines to Make it Happen
Bruce Decorah, Kate Gardner, Beth Hoerchler, Nicole Olejniczak, Emily Rhode, Justin Szews, Tyler Young [Materials 1»] [Materials 2»] [Materials 3»] [Materials 4»] [Materials 5»] [Materials 6»]

Make it Happen
Bruce Decorah, Kate Gardner, Beth Hoerchler, Nicole Olejniczak, Emily Rhode, Justin Szews, Tyler Young

11am — Break

11:15am— Breakout Session #4 (choose 1 of 8)

Program Evaluation for the Real World
Kristin Slack

Academic & Career Planning: Engaging Youth in their Futures
Gregg Curtis, Robin Kroyer-Kubicek [Materials 1»] [Materials 2»] [Materials 3»] [Materials 4»]

Developing a Comprehensive Transition System of Care
Mark Kroner [Materials 1»] [Materials 2»] [Materials 3»]

Working with Youth with Disabilities in Career Development & Transition Planning
Lea Collins-Worachek, Jolene Cooley

Family Involvement and Engagement—Applying Lessons Learned
Wendy Luckenbill [Materials»]

Developing and Engaging Youth Experiences
Jeremy Triblett

Ways to Effectively Advocate for Legislative Change
Frankie Guzman [Materials»]

Youth Perspectives on the Youth Justice System
Youth Panel

12:30pm — Lunch

1:30pm — Facilitated Discussion #2 (choose 1 of 7)

Honest, Open, Proud: Supporting Youth Disclosure Decisions
Sue McKenzie, Suzette Urbashich [Materials»]

School Based Diversion
Lance Horozewski, Melissa Meboe, Emily Pelz, Teresa Steinmetz [Materials 1»] [Materials 2»] [Materials 3»] [Materials 4»] [Materials 5»]

Housing First for Youth - Basics and Banter
Tim Baack, Julie Bock

Preparing Youth for Success Beyond Your Programs
Eric Weaver [Materials»]

JOBS, Jobs, Jobs
Jan Novak, Katie Peterson, Donna Rhodes [Materials»]

Emerging Trends: Bringing in Youth Voices
Youth Pane

Working with Tribes
Ho-Chunk

2:30pm — Break

2:45pm — Keynote #4

Cross System Collaboration and Coordination: A Winning Formula!
John Tuell


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