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School Safety and Mental Health Summit 2022 has ended
Please join us Tuesday, January 18th for the Region 10 annual School Safety and Mental Health Summit!
This in person event will be a full and informative day covering important topics in the areas of mental heath and school safety.

If you are a school counselor, school nurse, assistant principal, principal, school safety leadership, student services or any other position that connects to student safety or mental health, then this conference is for you!

Choose to follow the Mental Health strand of events or the School Safety strand or mix and match! There will also be a few optional sessions available!

Note: The Blue sessions are the School Safety Strand, The Yellow sessions are the Mental Health Strand and the Green sessions are the optional classes!

Important Session Information: If you are a currently in a Region 10 District/Charter or Private School that has purchased the Administrative Services Package there is no registration fee. For all other participants there is a $150 registration fee due when registering.

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Tuesday, January 18
 

8:30am CST

Keynote - The Cost of Silence: Why We’re Still Talking About Stigma
Vanita Halliburton is a frequent speaker on mental health and suicide prevention in schools, at professional conferences, and throughout the community. She speaks from the heart about her son’s battle with depression and bipolar disorder, his suicide at the age of 19, and the need for a collaborative and comprehensive approach to suicide prevention.

Speakers
avatar for Vanita Halliburton

Vanita Halliburton

Co-Founder, Grant Halliburton Foundation
Vanita Halliburton is co-founder and executive chairman of Grant Halliburton Foundation, a nonprofit established in 2006 following the suicide death of her son, Grant Halliburton.Vanita is a frequent speaker on mental health and suicide prevention in schools, at professional conferences... Read More →


Tuesday January 18, 2022 8:30am - 9:30am CST
Keynote Session - R10 Spring Valley Collin/Dallas/Ellis combined

9:40am CST

MH 1 - 2. Psychological Safety: A Cornerstone of School Safety
Psychological Safety, or a sense of environmental security, is a critical component to school safety and crisis prevention. Despite the important role it plays, many are unaware of what Psychological Safety is or how to cultivate it in the schools. In this session, attendees will develop an understanding of the Psychological Construct, discuss how Psychological Safety can address school safety needs, and implement a process to review their needs and strengths related to Psychological Safety at their site.

Speakers
avatar for Keya Saleh

Keya Saleh

Program Coordinator, Special Populations, Region 10
Keya Saleh is a Program Coordinator for Special Populations at the Region 10 Educational Service Center. By trade, he is a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. His focus is in supporting educational staff in areas related to special... Read More →


Tuesday January 18, 2022 9:40am - 10:40am CST
Mental Health Strand - R10 Spring Valley Austin/Bowie/Crocket combined 400 East Spring Valley Road, Richardson, TX, USA

9:40am CST

Optional Session - Cathy Glenn - Stop the Bleed 101
Limited Capacity seats available

Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.
The passage of House Bill 496 in June of 2019 mandated that school personnel be given Stop the Bleed training.

Speakers
avatar for Cathy Glenn

Cathy Glenn

Presbyterian Hospital
Cathy Glenn is a registered nurse with a background in ED/trauma nursing. She presently the injury and violence prevention professional at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas Hospital, a Level II trauma center.


Tuesday January 18, 2022 9:40am - 10:40am CST
Optional Session A - Stop the Bleed - R10 Spring Valley Grayson room 400 East Spring Valley Road, Richardson, TX, USA

9:40am CST

SS 1 Human Trafficking Presentation by the DCAC
The training will cover the definition of human trafficking, signs of trafficking, dispel the myths, and discuss high risk victims of trafficking. Training will discuss grooming tactics used by perpetrators. Training will cover the role of Child Advocacy Centers play in responding to human trafficking and their coordinated response with Law Enforcement. Training will cover how to respond and report victims of human trafficking.

Speakers
avatar for Lana Ahrens

Lana Ahrens

Director of National Training, Dallas Child Advocacy Center
Lana Ahrens joined the staff of Dallas Children’s Advocacy in February 2019 and serves as Director of National Training. Since joining DCAC, Lana has trained thousands of people in how to recognize and report child abuse, best child protection polices for campuses, and how to keep... Read More →


Tuesday January 18, 2022 9:40am - 10:40am CST
School Safety Strand - R10 Spring Valley Houston/Lamar combined 400 East Spring Valley Road, Richardson, TX, USA

9:40am CST

Optional Session - Captain Alex Gray - Active Shooter training
Limited Capacity seats available

CRASE (Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events) is based on Avoid, Deny, Defend principles in order to provide strategy, guidance, and a proven plan for increasing participants chances of surviving an active attacker event.

Speakers
avatar for Captain Alex Gray

Captain Alex Gray

Captain, Rockwall Sherriff's Dept.
Captain Alexander Gray, has served with the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office for over 13 years. Captain Gray began his career in law enforcement as Security Forces in the U.S. Air Force in 2004 through 2013 between active duty and reserves. There he earned the rank of Staff Sergeant... Read More →


Tuesday January 18, 2022 9:40am - 11:50am CST
Optional session B - Active Shooter - R10 Spring Valley - Hunt Room 400 East Spring Valley Road, Richardson, TX, USA

10:50am CST

MH 2 - Providing Mental Health Intervention During a Crisis
Speakers
avatar for Richard Heflin

Richard Heflin

Consultant, Special Populations, Region 10


Tuesday January 18, 2022 10:50am - 11:50am CST
Mental Health Strand - R10 Spring Valley Austin/Bowie/Crocket combined 400 East Spring Valley Road, Richardson, TX, USA

10:50am CST

Optional Session - Cathy Glenn - Stop the Bleed 101
Limited Capacity seats available

Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.
The passage of House Bill 496 in June of 2019 mandated that school personnel be given Stop the Bleed training.

Speakers
avatar for Cathy Glenn

Cathy Glenn

Presbyterian Hospital
Cathy Glenn is a registered nurse with a background in ED/trauma nursing. She presently the injury and violence prevention professional at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas Hospital, a Level II trauma center.


Tuesday January 18, 2022 10:50am - 11:50am CST
Optional Session A - Stop the Bleed - R10 Spring Valley Grayson room 400 East Spring Valley Road, Richardson, TX, USA

10:50am CST

SS 2 - Anthony Losito - Homeland Security Community Awareness Briefing
Introduction to Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention and the US Department of Homeland Security, Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans, Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3)
This session will introduce participants to:
The Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships
The Agency Vision and Mission Statements
Definitions of Targeted Violence and Terrorism
The CP# Model: The Public Health Approach to prevention of violence & Building Local Prevention Frameworks
Agency lines of Effort
Agency Programming
Agency Grants

Speakers
avatar for Anthony Losito

Anthony Losito

Regional Prevention Coordinator (RPC), Texas and New Mexico DHS Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3), Homeland Security
Tony Losito is the RPC for the states of Texas and New Mexico assigned to the Western Region for the US Department of Homeland Security’s Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3).  He works to form partnerships between federal, state, and local government and the whole-of-society... Read More →


Tuesday January 18, 2022 10:50am - 11:50am CST
School Safety Strand - R10 Spring Valley Houston/Lamar combined 400 East Spring Valley Road, Richardson, TX, USA

11:50am CST

1:15pm CST

MH 3 - Bounce Back: Building Resilience in Children and Teens
Bounce Back: Building Resilience in Children and Teens
A presentation that explores how adults can help children navigate stress, challenge, tragedy, trauma, or adversity.
Learning Objectives:
• Learn about the vital elements of resilience and how they impact child development
• Understand Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg’s 7 Cs of Resiliency
• Develop skills for teaching children and teens how to use challenges and setbacks as building blocks for resilience
• Recognize adversity as an opportunity to empower students to bounce back

Speakers
avatar for Sonya Parker-Goode

Sonya Parker-Goode

Director of Outreach and Education, Grant Halliburton Foundation
Sonya Parker Goode CLC, CAMS-IDirector of Outreach and EducationSonya’s passion for helping people led her to pursue a dual career in education and nonprofit work almost 25 years ago. As a certified life coach and anger management specialist, Sonya enjoys developing and equipping... Read More →


Tuesday January 18, 2022 1:15pm - 2:15pm CST
Mental Health Strand - R10 Spring Valley Austin/Bowie/Crocket combined 400 East Spring Valley Road, Richardson, TX, USA

1:15pm CST

Optional Session - Cathy Glenn - Stop the Bleed 101
Limited Capacity seats available

Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.
The passage of House Bill 496 in June of 2019 mandated that school personnel be given Stop the Bleed training.

Speakers
avatar for Cathy Glenn

Cathy Glenn

Presbyterian Hospital
Cathy Glenn is a registered nurse with a background in ED/trauma nursing. She presently the injury and violence prevention professional at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas Hospital, a Level II trauma center.


Tuesday January 18, 2022 1:15pm - 2:15pm CST
Optional Session A - Stop the Bleed - R10 Spring Valley Grayson room 400 East Spring Valley Road, Richardson, TX, USA

1:15pm CST

SS 3 Melanie Moss - Session: Options and Opportunities for Reducing Risk
Options and Opportunities for Reducing Risk
School-based incidents mark the need for viable solutions to minimize risks and mitigate emergencies. Educational institutions need options that will help create a safe, secure learning environment for students, faculty, and staff. This interactive presentation will discuss a variety of security methods such as metal detectors, clear backpacks, and biometric readers as well as simple mitigation strategies. Members will gain an understanding of safety and security resources that may help reduce or prevent the risks associated with school-based incidents and how to integrate these strategies into their emergency operations plan.

Speakers
avatar for Melanie Moss

Melanie Moss

MPH, Emergency Management and School Security Consultant Risk Solutions Texas Association of School Boards
Melanie Moss brings a strong background of emergency management, public health, and communications to her role as school emergency management and safety consultant. Prior to joining TASB, Melanie worked in planning and public information for Texas Division of Emergency Management... Read More →


Tuesday January 18, 2022 1:15pm - 2:15pm CST
School Safety Strand - R10 Spring Valley Houston/Lamar combined 400 East Spring Valley Road, Richardson, TX, USA

1:15pm CST

Optional Session - Captain Alex Gray - Active Shooter training
Limited Capacity seats available

CRASE (Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events) is based on Avoid, Deny, Defend principles in order to provide strategy, guidance, and a proven plan for increasing participants chances of surviving an active attacker event.

Speakers
avatar for Captain Alex Gray

Captain Alex Gray

Captain, Rockwall Sherriff's Dept.
Captain Alexander Gray, has served with the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office for over 13 years. Captain Gray began his career in law enforcement as Security Forces in the U.S. Air Force in 2004 through 2013 between active duty and reserves. There he earned the rank of Staff Sergeant... Read More →


Tuesday January 18, 2022 1:15pm - 3:25pm CST
Optional session B - Active Shooter - R10 Spring Valley - Hunt Room 400 East Spring Valley Road, Richardson, TX, USA

2:25pm CST

MH 4 - Sarah Orman -Session: Legal Update on Serving Students’ Mental Health Needs
Session description: In the era of COVID, school educators must be increasingly skilled at learning to recognize and respond to signs of anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues experienced by students. This session with a TASB attorney will cover issues such as threat assessment, student confidentiality, and working with parents to serve students’ mental health needs.

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Orman

Sarah Orman

Lead Attorney at TASB Legal Services, Texas Association of School Boards (TASB)
As a Lead Attorney at TASB Legal Services, Sarah Orman advises school district officials on a variety of legal issues. Sarah is also a frequent presenter at state and national conferences regarding school law topics, including Title IX, student privacy, and student discipline.


Tuesday January 18, 2022 2:25pm - 3:25pm CST
Mental Health Strand - R10 Spring Valley Austin/Bowie/Crocket combined 400 East Spring Valley Road, Richardson, TX, USA

2:25pm CST

Optional Session - Cathy Glenn - Stop the Bleed 101
Limited Capacity seats available

Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.
The passage of House Bill 496 in June of 2019 mandated that school personnel be given Stop the Bleed training.

Speakers
avatar for Cathy Glenn

Cathy Glenn

Presbyterian Hospital
Cathy Glenn is a registered nurse with a background in ED/trauma nursing. She presently the injury and violence prevention professional at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas Hospital, a Level II trauma center.


Tuesday January 18, 2022 2:25pm - 3:25pm CST
Optional Session A - Stop the Bleed - R10 Spring Valley Grayson room 400 East Spring Valley Road, Richardson, TX, USA

2:25pm CST

SS 4 - Averting Targeted School Violence - United States Secret Service
The presentation will include NTAC’s latest study, Averting Targeted School Violence: A U.S. Secret Service Analysis of Plots Against Schools, and reports on the implications for the prevention of targeted school violence. The study examines 67 disrupted plots, against K-12 schools, which took place from 2006-2018 and highlights the importance of proactive reporting and intervention.

Speakers
avatar for Ashley Smolinski

Ashley Smolinski

Lead Social Science Research Specialist (LSSRS) National Threat Assessment Center Protective Intelligence and Assessment Division, United States Secret Service
Ashley Smolinski is a Lead Social Science Research Specialist with the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC), where she conducts research on threat assessment and cases of targeted violence. Prior to joining the U.S. Secret Service, Mrs. Smolinski worked as... Read More →


Tuesday January 18, 2022 2:25pm - 3:25pm CST
School Safety Strand - R10 Spring Valley Houston/Lamar combined 400 East Spring Valley Road, Richardson, TX, USA