Handouts: NYSSSWA State Conference 2017

Please note:  If presenters have not provided handouts to download, they will be bringing them for distribution at the conference. 


Thursday, November 2  (12:45 p.m. –  2:45 p.m.)   Breakout Session A:

A1:  “Part 1 — An Introduction to Problem Solving for Adolescents DBT in Schools:  Skills Training for Emotional (DBT STEPS-A)  Mazza et.al. by Catherine Zweig, LCSW-R

A2:  “When Violent Death Occurs: Helping Our Children” by Day Cummings, LCSW, RN

A3:  “Coaching Teens Toward a Life of Fulfillment, Satisfaction and Meaning:  The Wheel of Life.” by Keith Greer, LCSW-R


Thursday, November 2 (3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)    Breakout Session B:

B1:  “Part 2 — An Introduction to Problem Solving for Adolescents DBT in Schools:  Skills Training for Emotional (DBT STEPS-A)  Mazza et.al. by Catherine Zweig, LCSW-R

B2:  “Childhood Bullying Lasts a Lifetime ” by Ellen deLara, Ph.D., LCSW-R

B3:  “Practical Play Therapy: A Brief Presentation of Theory & Interventions.” by Jennie Mazza Jones, LCSW, CCPT


Thursday, November 2  (7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)   Thursday Evening Keynote.

 “Beyond Surviving: Supporting and Advocating for Transgender Students”  by Jeannie Gainsburg, MSS & Kayden Miller


Friday, November 3  (8:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. )     Friday Morning Keynote

“De-escalation with Dignity” by Melissa Pietrkiewicz, LMSW


Friday, November 3  (10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)    Breakout Sessions C

C1:  “Encouraging Supportive School and Justice Partnerships, A Window of Opportunity for Effective Intervention”  by Marie Sly, LMSW; Moses Robinson, S.R.O. ; &  Hon. Paul G Buchanan (Ret.)

C2:  “Perspective Play Therapy for Treating Childhood Trauma” by Ashley Lawton, LMHC, MSCPS


Friday, November 3   (1:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.)   Breakout Sessions D

D1:  “Integrating Child-Centered Play Therapy & Improvisational Music Therapy”  by Mandy Elliott, LCAT & Stephen Demanchick, Ph.D., LMHC, RPT

D2:   “New Innovations in School Social Work Practice”  by Jaye Murray, LCSW, SBL, ABD

D3:  “Adverse Childhood Experiences-Implications for Practice” by Camela M. Steinke, Ph.D., MA Criminal Justice & Kayla Malloy, LMHC