2017 Youth Development Conference Schedule

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

7:30am-8:15am – Morning Pilates: Pool Atrium

9:30am-10:30am – Early Bird

Roundtable discussion: Brainstorming with Youth Bureaus with budgets less than $250K
Bill Caudill, Terry McGee-Ward

Roundtable discussion: Brainstorming with Youth Bureaus with budgets more than $250K
Rachel Wilson, Amie Hendrix

Adventure Based Learning in Afterschool
Jeremy D. Butler, Natalie Zumpano, Philip Hayes

Just Ask Them! Youth Voice, Leadership and Empowerment
Holly Welfel

11:00am-12:30pm Opening Remarks: Keynote

Anthony Evans, President, ANYSYB; Director, Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau
Jackie Negri, Executive Director, Association of NYS Youth Bureaus
Tonier Cain, National Speaker & Educator, Trauma and Recovery

12:30pm-1:45pm ANYSYB Conference Welcome and Awards Luncheon

Anthony Evans, President, ANYSYB; Director, Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau
Jackie Negri, Executive Director, Association of NYS Youth Bureaus

2:00pm-3:15pm Session A

BREAKOUT 1 – Trauma Informed Approaches to Work with Youth
Tonier Cain

BREAKOUT 2 -Raise the Age Redux: Provisions of the law, implementation questions, and further reform
Amanda Graham, Marissa Saunders  *Not approved for SACC

BREAKOUT 3 – Minimum Wage – Impact on Local Programs & Staff Retention
Nancy Lynott, Sandi Brundage, Brian Chetney, Eric Bacon

BREAKOUT 4 – Removing Shame from Reproductive Health
Olivia Catalano

BREAKOUT 5 – Mindfulness for Health & Well-Being
Liane Benedict

BREAKOUT 6 – Ordinary Challenges Solved by Extraordinary People
Christy Egan, Maria Brown, Larry Carpenter, Shondra Frazier, Anna Torres, Johnsie Hassan

BREAKOUT 7 – Creating a Community of Opportunity
Jennifer Bargy, Joe Mancini

3:15pm-3:30pm – Break

3:30pm-4:45pm Session B

BREAKOUT 1 – Opening Your Program to Youth with Different Abilities
Jutta Dotterweich

BREAKOUT 2 -Transition Coach Program: Facilitating Transition of At-Risk Youth Back into Mainstream Schools
Marissa Saunders, Jackie Gonzalez, Patty Clark

BREAKOUT 3 – Roundtable discussion: Brainstorming with Youth Bureaus that provide direct services
Nancy Zahler, Jillian Gorman-King, Jackie Negri, Terri Crowley

BREAKOUT 4 – How Do We Handle All This Technology?
Jeremy D. Butler, Lia Savage

BREAKOUT 5 – Quality Self-Assessment: Using the QSA Tool
Timothy Fowler

BREAKOUT 6 – Unpack the OCFS Application: Focus on the 8 Features of Youth Development
Rachel Wilson, Sonia Tate

4:45pm-5:45pm – Association General Membership Meeting

6:00pm – Dinner on Your Own


Wednesday, October 4, 2017

7:00am-8:30am – Breakfast

8:30am-10:00am  – General Session

10:15am-11:30am Session C

BREAKOUT 1 – Adverse Childhood Experiences and Cultivating Resiliency (Session ends at 1:00 pm)
Kaitlyn McWilliams

BREAKOUT 2 – Unity! Running a Culturally Diverse After School Program
Lonny Snyder

BREAKOUT 3 – Focus on Prevention: An Examination into Programs and Strategies to Prevent Substance Use
Sandra L. Waldron

BREAKOUT 4 – Coaching as Supervision
Timothy Fowler

BREAKOUT 5 – The State of Girls: Emerging Truths and Troubling Trends
Octavia E. Ford

BREAKOUT 6 – How OCFS Can Engage, Encourage and Empower Youth Development
Laura Valez, Nina Aledort

11:30am-11:45am  BREAK

11:45am-1:00pm Session D

BREAKOUT 1 – Adverse Childhood Experiences and Cultivating Resiliency (Part-II)
Kaitlyn McWilliams

BREAKOUT 2 – Finding Grants and Raising Funds
John Trojanowsky, Sandi Brundage, Frank Williams, DaMia Harris

BREAKOUT 3 – A 1950’s/60’s Positive Youth Development Approach to Street Gang/Crew Organizations
Lew Zuchman, Darryl Rattray, Jansen Freeman

BREAKOUT 4 – MyFOURmulaTM – self health for providers
Raymond Rodriguez – “CoachRay” *Not approved for SACC Credit

BREAKOUT 5 – Hot Topics in State and Federal Afterschool Policy and Advocacy 101: Promoting High-Quality Youth Development Programs
Chris Neitzey

BREAKOUT 6 – Impacting Your Community Through (SEY) Sexually Exploited Youth Funding
Karen Sessions, Brian Chetney, Daniel LeClair, Patti Yokom

1:00pm – Return Evaluations to Registration Desk

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