SUPPORTING THE WHOLE FAMILY: *STRATEGIES, PRACTICES, AND PROGRAMS TO PROMOTE SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT, FAMILY RECONCILIATION, WELL-BEING, AND LIFELONG SUCCESS

*We acknowledge that “family” looks different for each and every child and youth, embrace this diversity of meaning and use the term in a broad sense, to encompass all of the individuals with whom a child shares important personal relationships.

When: November 6th, 7th & 8th 2019
— Pre-Conference Wednesday November 6th
— BECCA Conference Thursday and Friday November 7th-8th, 2019

Where: The Student Union & Recreation Center (SURC) at Central Washington University. 1007 N Chestnut St. Ellensburg, WA 98926

Agenda:  Click Here for Agenda


Pre-Conference Wednesday, November 6th

Training Session A
1:00- 3:00 PM

Motivational Interviewing
Todd Schedin/ Sara Bolton Snohomish County Superior Court
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Building a Community Truancy Board that Works for You
Barry Nusbaum/Laurie Hudson/Claire Pearson Walker ESD 112
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Training Session B
3:20- 5:20 PM

Ways to Motivate Students to Attend School Without the Use of Detention
Todd Schedin/ Sara Bolton Snohomish County Superior Court
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SB 5290 Idea Exchange and Round Table Discussion
Hosted by OSPI- Krissy Johnson/ CCYJ- Gina Cumbo
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Thursday, November 7th — Day 1

Breakout Session A
12:30 – 1:45 PM 

Listening Session: SB 5290 Implementation Strategies, Resources and Necessary Supports
Sent. Jeannie Darneille, Rep. Noel Frame & Liz Trautman/TMS
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Lessons Learned on Creating Safer and More Affirming Systems of Care of LGBTQ+
Nicholas Oakley/ CCYJ
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The Attendance D.I.N.E.R. is OPEN! Powerful Tools Making a Difference with Chronic Absenteeism
Dr. Kathryn Page / OSSI
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Family Reconciliation Services…What is FRS?
Sherrie Flores / DCYF
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Understanding and Responding to School Refusing Behavior
Alison Wycoff / Shoreline Schools
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WISE, FYSPRTS and Youth Leadership and the importance of Youth voice
Evelyn Clark / Health Care Authority
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Breakout Session B
2:00 – 3:15 PM

Listening Session: SB 5290 Implementation Strategies, Resources and Necessary Supports E
Sent. Jeannie Darneille, Rep. Noel Frame & Liz Trautman/TMS
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Lessons Learned on Creating Safer and More Affirming Systems of Care of LGBTQ+
Nicholas Oakley/ CCYJ
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The Attendance D.I.N.E.R. is OPEN! Powerful Tools Making a Difference with Chronic Absenteeism
Dr. Kathryn Page / OSSI
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Youth and Young Adult Engagement
Leah Nguyen/Farid Rasuli Heaven Calvert/Jade Tillequots The Mockingbird Societyy
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Family Mediation through a Trauma Informed Lens
Lori Cavender / Ryan’s House for Youth
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New Developments with the WARNS
Bruce W. Austin and Team/ WSU
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Friday, November 8th — DAY 2

Breakout Session C
8:30 – 9:30 AM

One Girl, Many Systems: Engaging Communities, Schools, and State Resources to Improve Services for Marginalized Girls at Risk
Ann Muno/Dr. Arina Gertseva/Dr. Sarah Veele Justice for Girls Coalition of Washington State
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Engaging Your Native American Families
Cina Littlebird/Sara Marie Ortiz/Sandra Gordon NW Justice Project
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Responding to the Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of Youth
Laura Nagel / CCYJ
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Apprenticeship: A Pathway to Educational Engagement
Dr. Holly Moore/Dr. John Moore Education and Workforce Solutions
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Breakout Session D
12:05- 1:05 PM

How Do We Meet the Needs of Families and Youth in Crisis?
Dr. Sarah Veele/ Jess Lewis/ Regina McDougall DCYF
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Addressing Barriers to Implementing Evidence – Based Practices
Dr. Roger L. Schaefer/Dr. Paul Kenpper CWU Department of Law & Justice
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Mediation in ARY/CHINSCases to Reduce Family Discord and Avoid Litigation
Joshua Henderson/Kendy Rossi/Amy Andree/Karen Chapman King County Superior Court
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