Jan
25
to Mar 28

Re-unification of Re-entrants with Family & Community For A Successful Re-Entry : Where I am Today

  • MTA Administration Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

For: Adult men and women who have been incarcerated, been on probation or parole. 

Location: MTA Administration Building, 480 Commercial Drive, Palmer, AK 99645

Dates: Every Monday night from 6:00-8:00pm

January 25, 2016 - March 28, 2016

Questions: 907-529-7151 or sulamestra@gmail.com

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Nov
6
to Nov 7

Advanced: Educating Professionals to the Effects of Trauma & Mental Health on Youth & Families Part B

Part B:  November 6 and 7, 2015 

Friday 5-9 pm / Saturday 8am - 5pm

Advanced:  Educating Professionals to the Effects of Trauma and Mental Health on Youth and Families Part B.

Friday Large Group (everyone meets together): 

*Mental Health and Social Media

*Understanding Trauma and Mental Health From The Brain's Point of View with Dr. Amy Murphy (To include Legal, Cognitive, and Environmental Issues Pertaining Domestic Violence, Dual Diagnosis, Etc. with Dr. Amy Murphy

*Panelists with focus on Trauma & Mental Health Issues

Choice of:

Saturday, Block One: 

*Strengthening Families Coping with Mental Health Issues

(Includes strategies and tools for families supporting a struggling youth. Includes strategies and tools for youth to understand and live with a parent struggling with mental health issues) 

*Adverse Childhood Experiences

*Getting Past the Long-Range Effects of Systemic Trauma and Generational Trauma

*Youth Panelists with focus on complex, chronic trauma

Or

Saturday Block Two:

*Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification (8 hours): Risk Factors and warning signs of mental health in adolescents, early intervention, and strategies to use with adolescents in crisis and experiencing mental health challenges. (National Certification Included) Limited to 30 participants

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Oct
9
to Oct 10

Advanced: Educating Professionals to the Effects of Trauma & Mental Health on Youth & Families Part A

  • UAA - Rasmuson Hall Room 101 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Part A:  October 9 and 10, 2015 

Friday 5-9 pm / Saturday 8am - 5pm

Friday Large Group (Everyone meets together):  

The Science and Art of Growing & Maintaining A Healthy Brain with Dr. Adam Grove

Capturing "The Now" for Youth and Families in Trauma

Saturday Block One:

*Breaking the Cycle of Trauma (Learn from Successful Professionals who have broken and soared through their own cycle of trauma)

*Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, Helping Your Colleagues and Families As They Cycle Through Trauma

*Understanding Mental Health Diagnosis and How They Affect Youth, Their Family, and You As The Professional with specific focus on Depression, Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Dual Diagnosis, Bi-Polar Disorder, PTSD, Schizophrenia, and Personality disorders

*Effects of Secondary Trauma and Strategies To Cope, Restore, and Move Forward in A Healthy and Meaningful Way

Or   

Saturday Block Two:

Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification (8 hours): Risk Factors and warning signs of mental health in adolescents, early intervention, and strategies to use with adolescents in crisis and experiencing mental health challenges. (National Certification Included) Limited to 30 participants

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May
2
9:30 AM09:30

Project I Am Not Alone!

Registration: 

9:30-10:00 a.m.

Events:
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

10:00-12:00 p.m.
Bonus session for adults raising a child of an incarcerated parent.

Wasilla Middle School 650 Bogard Rd. Wasilla, AK 99654 

 Pre-register for the conference by calling 907-529-7151 or e-mail: sulamaestra@gmail.com

Conference presented by Susan Magestro, Magestro & Associates, LLC

 *This two hour event is provided free. It is run completely by professional Mat-Su and Anchorage volunteers.

Program is for:

  • Children who have an incarcerated parent 
  • Children who have had an incarcerated parent 
  • Children who have a parent on parole
  • Children who have a parent on probation

Youth will be divided into three age groups to explore the following topics at an age appropriate level:

  • Overachieving vs. self-fulfilling prophecy 
  • Living with a secret and perceived stigma 
  • How to handle my anger 
  • Handling the visits inside the prison/how to say goodbye 
  • What can I do now so I do not follow in my parent's footsteps 
  • How do I handle my parent's re-entry 
  • The need for rush 
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Mar
27
to Mar 28

Educating Professionals to Trauma and Mental Health Issues Affecting Youth and Families

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

March 27-28

UAA Arts #116

Friday 5-9 pm

Saturday 8 am - 5 pm. 

Parking is free. 

Cost: 

$100 (preregistration by March 26th)

$125 the day of the conference at the door, based on seat availability. 

Register by calling 907-529-7151 or e-mail: sulamestra@gmail.com

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Dec
5
to Dec 6

Effects of Today’s Social Media on Youth’s Attitudes and Development

  • Univ. of AK Anchorage, Rasmuson Hall, Room 101 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

REGISTER TODAY

Dates: Friday, December 5  (5:00 PM-9:00 PM)

                              (Doors Open at 4:00PM)

Saturday, December 6 (8:00 AM-5:00 PM)

Conference Fee: $100 (Pre-Registration up to December 1, 2014)

$125 (December 1 to day of the conference, based on seat availability)

*One 500 Level Credit Also Available & Optional Through University of Alaska

Anchorage for $74. Registration information provided the first night of the

conference.

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Nov
7
to Nov 8

Children of Incarcerated Parents: Effects of Parental Re-Entry and Re-Integration on Academics, Behavior, and Social Emotional Development

  • Univ. of AK Anchorage, Rasmuson Hall, Room 101 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

REGISTER TODAY

Date & Time
Date(s) - 11/07/2014 - 11/08/2014
5:00 pm

Location
University of Alaska Anchorage, Rasmuson Hall, Room 101

 

Effects of Parental Re-Entry and Re-Integration on Academics, Behavior, and Social Emotional Development

Dates: Friday, November 7th (5:00 PM-9:00 PM) (Doors Open at 4:00PM)
Saturday, November 8th (8:00 AM-5:00 PM)

Conference Fee: $100 (Pre-Registration up to November 3rd, 2014)
$125 (November 4 to day of the conference, based on seat availability)
*One 500 Level Credit Also Available & Optional Through University of Alaska
Anchorage for $74. Registration information provided the first night of the
conference.

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