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Building Inclusive School Communities presented by naomi warren, MSW, JD, School Social Worker, Rockwood School District Social Worker and Certified Diversity FaciliTrainer with NCCJ STL
KHAOS Mindset: Keep Healing And Overcoming Struggles presented by Candice Cox, Founder of KHAOS, Inc.
Earn 6 Continuing Education Hours by attending all day!
Session and Presenter Descriptions
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AM SESSION 8:30-11:45 3.0 CEHs
Building Inclusive School Communities
presented by naomi warren, MSW, JD
School Social Worker, Rockwood School District Social Worker and Certified Diversity FaciliTrainer with NCCJ STL
Take this opportunity to advance your ability to create more equitable school communities. Through experiential exercises, participants will explore how your individual social and cultural identity impacts your attitudes, actions, and decision-making. Leave this workshop with increased self-awareness and understanding of your role in breaking down oppressive systems in your school and community.
About the Presenter: naomi has been working in the field of social justice since graduating from Wellesley College in 2002. During her graduate program in social work and law at Washington University in St. Louis, she spent time in Ghana, South Africa, and Montgomery, Alabama as an intern with the Southern Poverty Law Center. In 2011, naomi came back to St. Louis. After working as an immigration attorney for 2 years, naomi returned to the educational setting as a high school social worker – first for the Individualized Learning Center, Rockwood’s alternative high school program, and currently at Eureka. At Eureka, naomi co-sponsors a student equity group, mentoring groups for students of color, and the school's GSA. She also works the school's staff equity group and has provided professional learning opportunities for staff around social justice, white privilege, and restorative practices. Naomi has been a Certified Diversity FaciliTrainer (CDFT)™ since 2011.
PM SESSION 12:30-3:45 3.0 CEHs
KHAOS Mindset: Keep Healing And Overcoming Struggles
Presented by Candice Cox
Founder of KHAOS, Inc.
Life happens but that doesn't mean it has to stop. Through learning and implementing the trauma informed KHAOS™ (Keep Healing And Overcoming Struggles) mindset, individuals will walk away with skills to create and maintain mental wellness within self and the clients that they serve.
About the Presenter: Candice is an author, therapist, motivational speaker, mental wellness trainer, and KHAOS™ Koach! Since 2008 she has provided licensed counseling and consulting services to children and families in various settings. In 2014 she started her non profit, KHAOS™ (Keep Healing And Overcoming Struggles) Inc, and began implementing trauma informed programs in schools and community centers to address the lack of social and emotional coping skills taught both in home and educational environments. She utilizes innovative and experiential treatment modalities to change the focus from people being labeled to living life beyond labels. She believes life happens but it doesn't have to stop. Her goal with every person that She encounter is to help them help themselves as they are the experts of their lives. For these reasons, she loves to be a catalyst in the lives of others to propel them forward. For more information visit www.khaosinc.org