Healthy Kids Achieve More Network 2016 Workshop                               


Monday, November 7, 2016

Registration: 7:30 AM

Sessions: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Spitzer Conference Center

Lorain County Community College

Cost: no charge

Session Descriptions

Addressing Challenging Behaviors in the Classroom (K-8)
  • Presenter: Dr. Julie Sarno Owens, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Co-Director of the Center for Intervention Research in Schools
  • Learn classroom management strategies and individualized behavioral interventions to prevent and manage challenging behavior in the classroom and promote positive student-teacher relationships.
Addiction in the Classroom and Ohio Opiate Epidemic
  • Helping High Risk Students and Educators - Orville Dean, MS, LICDC, counselor for the LCADA Way with 35 years of experience in the fields of substance counseling and prevention
  • Ohio’s Opiate Epidemic: How did we get here? What can we do? - Elaine Georgas, BA, Executive Director for the Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board of Lorain County (ADAS)
Food Service & Psychology and Behavioral Science 101
  • Getting Friendly with Food Codes & Food Safety Procedures — Tom Blackford, Food Safety & Environmental Health Inspections, Lorain County General Health District
  • Psychology and Behavioral Science 101: Low-cost/no-cost changes to create Smarter Lunchrooms - Marilyn Hill, Health Education Specialist, Lorain County General Health Distrcit
Safe Routes to School
  • Learn how to: develop a school travel plan, incorporate Safe Routes to School into your school transportation plans, apply for funding, and pull your community together to implement walking and biking safety initiatives that benefit students and families


Lorain County Community 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria, OH 44035 (driving map | campus map)
Spitzer Conference Center


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