Middle School Counselor Meeting

October 7, 2015

Objectives for October

Address questions and concerns related to Grad Point issues from the Extended Studies Department. Review the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment Act and how it relates to surveys and needs assessments for students. Receive information from Sage Health Services regarding mental wellness programs in addition to updated information from Children's Cabinet regarding the MARP program. Clarify and answer questions regarding the new NV Dept. of Ed Accommodations form. Distribute materials and information related to cyberbullying for Bullying Prevention Month.

October MS Counselor Meeting

Wednesday, Oct. 7th, 8am

1150 Matley Lane

Reno, NV

October Meeting Agenda:

8:00 Welcome & Sign-In


8:10 Joe Genasci jgenasci@washoeschools.net

Extended Studies Counselor

Grad Point questions/concerns



8:20 Katherine Loudon

The Do's and Don't of Surveys/Needs Assessments

Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA)

http://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ppra/index.html


http://www.healthinschools.org/en/News-Room/EJournals/Volume-6/Number-8/HIPAA-and-FERPA-An-Update-on-Privacy-Rules.aspx



8:30 Jared Shoemaker jaredshoemaker27@gmail.com

Sage Health Services

www.sagehealthservices.com



9:00 Cashmier Broten cbroten@childrenscabinet.org

Mobile Assessment and Response Program (MARP)

http://www.childrenscabinet.org/family-youth/family-programs/marp/


Break


Cyberbullying materials & Information


ASCA artifacts- questions & clarifications



10:00 Laney Porter lgporter@washoeschools.net

Testing Accomodations

WCSD Department of Assessment

http://www.doe.nv.gov/Assessments/


UPCOMING EVENTS:


  • Center for Hope of the Sierras Symposium


Friday October 16, 2015

Medical Complications of Eating Disorders

Exploring Body Trust: Tools and Practice for Providers

Contact Kate Sedinger to RSVP ksedinger@crchealth.com

FREE Continuing Education Units




  • Nevada Mental Health and Educators State Conference (NBCC, LCSW, NVDOE, LDAC CEU’s available)


Saturday, October 17, 2015

8:30 to 4:00

http://www.nvcounseling.org/professional-development.html



  • Saturday Cafe "Inclusive Practices"


Saturday October 17, 2015

8-4:30pm

TMCC


  • LEAD MS MEETING- OCTOBER 20TH
  • ALL MS COUNSELOR MEETING-NOVEMBER 4TH
  • COLLEGE FAIR AT UNR- NOVEMBER 8TH
  • CAREER EXPO- NOVEMBER 9TH & 10TH