Stronger Than You Know Conference

  Theme: “Relationships: With Self, Peers & Community”

February 15, 2019

Eugene Hilton, 66 E. 6th Avenue, Eugene OR

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Developed for youth-serving professionals, The Stronger Than You Know Conference addresses the unique challenges that youth face while growing up.

Counselors, teachers, educators, social workers and other youth-service providers will learn the tools and resources to empower diverse groups of youth through a gender-specific and trauma-informed lens.

 

Our Keynote Presenter

We are excited to announce that Rosalind Wiseman, author and educator, will be the event’s keynote speaker. Wiseman is the best-selling author of “Queen Bees and Wannabees: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boys, and the New Realities of Girl World,” which inspired the movie and musical Mean Girls. 

 

Session presentations: 

  • Acknowledge and address challenges of working with girl-identified youth
  • Address topics with a respectful, inclusive and youth-centered approach
  • Offer useful strategies to apply in practice when serving youth

The Stronger Than You Know Conference will prepare youth-serving professional to work with girls in: 

  • A school setting
  • A clinical/therapeutic setting
  • A recreation/after-school setting
  • Leadership (youth and/or organizational)

Schedule

Friday, February 15 at the Eugene Hilton

8:30-9:30 AM   Supporting Youth in Developing Positive Friendships and Romantic Relationships

9:30-10:30 AM   Microaggressions

10:45-11:45 AM   Keynote: Rosalind Wiseman – a presentation for youth-serving professionals

11:45 AM – 1 PM  Lunch

1-2:30 PM            Keynote: Rosalind Wiseman – a presentation for parents

2:30-2:45 PM      Break

2:45-4 PM            Breakout Sessions (choose one)

Supporting Mindful Parent-Child Communication

Engaging Youth in Civic Involvement and Leadership

Promoting Positive Relationships with Self