Annual Spring Conference
Thank you for your interest in the MSCA Annual Spring Conference. Please read below for information.
DoubleTree by Hilton
27 North 27th Street
Billings, MT 59101
Early Conference Registration
Opens Jan 6 ends March 7
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Chris Cavanaugh, DEA
Drugs What’s New, What’s Different and How it Affect Kids and Families
How to Report, What Not to Gather and What to Expect
Earl Campbell, BPS Police,
Internet Crime Against Children Task Force
How Criminal Minds Use Social Media to Target our Youth
Receive information on the new apps and digital opportunities that criminals use to attack our youth and learn tools they can use to protect themselves.
Friday, April 5, 2019- One Day- Two Great Sessions
Julia V. Taylor, Ph.D.
Strengthening Sisterhood: Empowering Girls to Resist Societal Pressures, Fight Unrealistic Media Standards, and Develop a Healthy Body Image
This session will address these important issues, with a focus on helping girls develop leadership skills to combat and revive a generation that has become exhausted by body bashing, social media saturation, and the myth of perfection.
Self-Harm, Suicide & Social Media: Helping Students Ask for Help
This presentation will focus on helping students prevent, intervene, and break the code of silence regarding self-injurious and suicidal behavior. Participants will gain insight into the darker side of social media, including sensitive self-disclosures and anonymous communities of support, along with school-wide strategies to promote mental health literacy and encourage students to reach out for help.
AND FUN *Prizes *Registration night social *Thursday Night Social *Pub Crawl