Announcements and Conferences
Missouri Marijuana Prevention Tour: The Science of Adolescent Addiction NEW!
May 5 - 9 (Save the Date)
- Registration coming soon at thinkagainmo.org
Orientation for New Staff in the School Health Office - SAVE THE DATE! UPDATED!
Co-Sponsored by the Missouri Rural Education Association and Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Thursday and Friday August 7th and August 8th, 2014
Governor’s Office Building
200 Madison Street Room 450
Jefferson City, MO
Registration information will be forth coming!
HRSA’s Bullying Prevention Training Resources
We are pleased to announce that HRSA’s bullying prevention training resources have a beautiful, newly-designed home on StopBullying.gov!
Please visit the site’s new Bullying Prevention Training Center to access the Bullying Prevention Training Module and to find their Community Action Toolkit and new, audience-specific user guides. The guides were developed in collaboration with over 40 partner organizations and are available in English and Spanish for eleven different groups, including parents and caregivers, school administrators, law enforcement officials, and health and safety professionals.
Bullied-A Student, A School, and a Case That Made History–Free (one kit per school) documentary film endorsed by the National Education Association addressing one student’s ordeal at the hands of anti-gay bullies and offers an inspiring message of hope to those fighting harassment today. Kit includes materials to use with staff and within the classroom to help school staff and students understand the terrible toll bullying can take on its victims and encourages them to stand up for classmates/students who are being harassed for any reason. Made available by the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance program.
- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is launching
Girls Matter! a webinar series addressing adolescent girls’ behavioral health to bridge this
gap by providing professionals with information about the critical needs of girls today.
This six-part series features professionals from multiple fields and specialties who share a passion for helping teen girls thrive. Continuing Education Hours NAADAC and NBCC CEHs are available through the ATTC Network Coordinating Office.
Girls and Substance Use - April 22
Digital Girls - May 20
Sanctuary and Support - June 10
The complete line-up, full session descriptions, speaker bio-sketches, and registration information for the free webinar series is available at http://tinyurl.com/girlsmatter2014.
7th Annual Forensic Investigations Conference - May 14-16, 2014
From Scene to Courtroom Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Child, & Elder Abuse
36th Annual Common Childhood Problems Conference - May 16-17, 2014
Health Pavilion Conference Center, Columbia, MO
2014 HIV/AIDS/STDs and Human Sexuality Education Regional Conference - June 11-13, 2014
Kansas City Airport Hilton, Kansas City, MO
2014 MAIC Immunization Symposium - Friday, June 27, 2014 NEW!
Ritz Charles Conference Center, Overland Park, KS
School Nurse Survival Conference - Wednesday and Thursday, July 23-24, 2014 NEW!
Missouri Baptist Medical Center Clinical Learning Institute, 3005 N. New Ballas, St. Louis, MO