PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

JULY 15: WORKSHOPS – 8:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

All pre-conference workshops are included in the registration price of the conference.

IS CPTED IN YOUR LIBRARY?

With the number of critical incidents in the United States on the rise, school districts are forced to place heavy emphasis on increasing site security. The struggle comes when trying to find a balance between maintaining a welcoming environment and providing adequate security. No district wants their campuses to look like prisons.

This CPTED-101 session will teach you how to leverage the concepts of environmental design to improve physical security without compromising your community-friendly presence. You will learn the principles of CPTED for schools and have an opportunity to apply those principles during an interactive CPTED exercise.

This session is beneficial for all district employees involved in the implementation of site security, planning review, renovation or new construction, and facility maintenance.

Attendees of this session will:

  • Gain a basic understanding of the evolution of CPTED and the concept of environmental design
  • Learn specific techniques for altering physical design to deter criminal activity
  • Develop the skills necessary to mitigate existing security issues during the construction planning phase

Presenters: Brian Erdelyi, Director –Keenan IMReady and William Clayton, Director –Keenan IMReady

Keenan

CURRENT DRUG TRENDS

This pre-conference presentation discusses the many at-risk social groups and the most updated information on emerging drug trends found amongst the adolescent population. The presentation includes a “road show” with over 200 illegal items confiscated from juveniles on school grounds that are displayed for a “hands-on” experience.

Presenters: Deputy Michael Walters and Sergeant Alonzo Winston –Orange County Sheriff’s Department

Orange County Sheriff's Department

A TOUR OF OC JUVENILE HALL AND OC PROBATION DEPARTMENT

Otto A. Fischer School is a nationally recognized and WASC accredited school within Orange County Juvenile Hall. Orange County Juvenile Hall provides a “Safer Orange County Through Positive Change” and evidence-based programs. Come spend the morning taking a tour of the 434-bed institution, while visiting multidisciplinary classrooms ranging from ROP, CTE, 6th-12th grade and College and Career Readiness programs. You will also have the opportunity to witness a panel of youth to describe their experiences and stories. Come see why the Disability Rights of California (DRC) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) call OC Juvenile Hall and Otto A. Fischer School a “model” program.

Presenters: Steve Sentman, Chief Probation Officer –Orange County Probation Department and Kirk Anderson, Program Administrator –Orange County Department of Education

OCP

LEADER GRIT 

Most organizations don’t pay enough attention to how employees are feeling or should be feeling. They underestimate how central emotions are needed to build the right workplace culture. In this session, we will show a clear connection between emotional intelligence and social-emotional learning. We will provide take away strategies for educator leaders to utilize inside their organizations. These strategies will help build the emotional IQ of staff to create a more productive, positive and thriving work culture.

Presenter: Julia Garbor, Mindful Founder –Kid Grit

kid

BEYOND TRAUMA: A PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITY ON SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEMS

Attend this pre-conference workshop if you are looking for an opportunity to practice strategies, confer with colleagues, and build a plan to address mental health in schools. Although there are several models that exist to address mental health that include screening, data, and tiered levels of support, educators frequently report that they feel overwhelmed by the social/emotional needs of students. There also exists a lack of space and opportunity to discuss what this really looks like for school communities, including staff, caregivers, and students. Join us for a collaborative workshop to learn and practice tools gleaned from improvement science and other system frameworks to engage in discussions about mental health programming and implementation. Within this space, we intend for you to leave with actionable items to take back to your school community to have deeper conversations about how to create, implement, sustain or improve upon your comprehensive school-based mental health system.

Presenters: Rachelle Touzard, Ph.D., LMFT, Director I, Student Support Services, Jewel Forbes, Coordinator II, Community Health and Safe Schools, Marina Scates, Coordinator II, Community Health and Safe Schools, & Kimberly Faulkner-Camacho, Coordinator II, Foster Youth Services –Los Angeles County Office of Education

LACOE