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Dream Wild

  • 08 Feb 2023
  • 8:00 AM
  • 09 Feb 2023
  • 4:00 PM
  • Ramkota Hotel

Registration

  • For Guest Speakers who are not staying for the conference
  • Participants will be given a zoom link to watch both keynote speakers and 1 breakout speaker per session.
  • Participants will be given a zoom link that allows them to watch both keynote speakers and 1 breakout speaker per session.
  • Guest Speakers who are presenting at the conference and attending the keynote and other breakout sessions

Register

2023 

Annual WySca State Conference

Wednesday February 8th  8:45am-4:00pm
Thursday February 9th  8:00am-4:00pm

1 PTSB Credit available when participants attend both days! 

Ramkota Hotel, Casper

Wednesday Trainer/ Speaker Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and Psychotherapist

*Sponsored by Gear Up and *

Lynn Lyons is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist in Concord, New Hampshire.  She has been in private practice for 30 years specializing in the treatment of anxiety disorders in adults and children.

Lynn travels internationally as a speaker and trainer on the subject of anxiety, its role in families, and the need for a preventative approach at home and in schools. She is a sought after expert, appearing in the New York Times, Time, NPR, Psychology Today, Good Morning America, and other media outlets.

With a special interest in breaking the generational cycle of worry in families, Lynn is the author/coauthor of several books and articles on anxiety, including Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous & Independent Children, and the companion book for kids, Playing with Anxiety: Casey’s Guide for Teens and Kids

 Her latest book for adults, The Anxiety Audit was released in October.  

She is the co-host of the popular podcast Flusterclux. 

Tuesday February 7, 2023

REGISTRATION AND SESSIONS- Ramkota Conference Center


TIME: 


EVENT:


ROOM:

6:00pm-8:00pm 

Registration and Social Hour

*Sponsored By

Terrace


Wednesday February 8, 2023

REGISTRATION AND SESSIONS- Ramkota Conference Center

Zoom Sessions for Virtual Participants will be in the Ballroom for Day 1


TIME: 


EVENT:


ROOM:

7:00 am-8:00 am

Registration, Exhibitor Fair, and Light Breakfast

Terrace

8:00am-8:15am

Welcome & Opening Remarks 

WySCA President, Kayla Wilkinson, LPC and School Counselor

Ballroom

8:15am-12:00pm

Keynote Lynn Lyons, LICSW

Managing Anxiety in a School Setting: Concrete Strategies for Emotional Skill-Building


Ballroom

12:00pm-1:30pm

Lunch (provided)

Visit with Exhibitors

Terrace

1:30pm-4:30pm

Continued Training/Keynote Lynn Lyons, LICSW


Ballroom

6:00pm

Join the Sip and Paint


Sign up in Advance at 

https://artisanalley307.com/




Thursday February 9th, 2023

Zoom Sessions for Virtual Participants will be in the Wyoming Theater for Day 2


TIME:


EVENT:


ROOM:

7:30 - 8:30 am

Registration, Exhibitor Fair, & Light Breakfast

Terrace

8:30 - 8:45 am

Welcome & Opening Remarks

 WySCA President, Kayla Wilkinson, LPC and School Counselor


Ballroom

9:00-9:45am

Thrive Framework

Laurel Ballard: Economic, PhD

Laura Budd: Human Behavior and Development, BS

Ballroom

10:00-10:50am

Breakout Sessions



Makerspace


Wyoming Theater


Career Development Starts Long Before Senior Year

Michelle Aldrich, Ph.D.

North Ballroom


Thrive Framework Small Group Feedback Session

Laurel Ballard: Economic, PhD

Laura Budd: Human Behavior Development, BS

Central Ballroom


The Hathaway Scholarship

Bradley Barker

Teton Room

10:50-11:10am

Extended Break and Exhibitor Fair

Terrace

11:10 am-12:00 pm

Breakout Sessions



Comprehensive School Counseling Programs 101

Scharen Collingwood

Wyoming Theater


Building Responsiveness Through Reflexivity: Potential Collaboration for School Counselors and Fellow Education Professionals

R.Paul Maddox II, Ph.D., LPC, NCC

North Ballroom


Two Big Ideas: Interest and Employability

Carolyn Normington, MS Counselor Education

Central Ballroom


Panel Discussion: Roles & Duties of Related Services Providers

Brendan O'Connor, MA Education

Teton Room

12:00-1:00 pm

Lunch (Provided ) 

*WySCA Business Meeting* Working Lunch- Join us to learn more about our association. WySCA Members will vote on Bylaw Revisions and hold the Election of our new board members. If you would like to run for a position and  be on the ballot, please see WySCA Past President Kara Miller as soon as possible.  

Terrace

1:00-1:30 pm

Network with others and visit the vendor and sponsor tables

Terrace

1:30-2:20 pm

Breakout Sessions



Play-Based Interventions in Schools: Strategies for School Counselors

R.Paul Maddox II, Ph.D., LPC, NCC

Wyoming Theater


Wyoming  Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators Presents WY HS Counselor Workshop

Brenda Haseman, MA Ed

North Ballroom


Careers in Construction

Dan Benford B.S. Mathematics in Secondary Education, M.Ed Educational Leadership

Central Ballroom


Taking the Temperature: Mental Health Supports for Educators in Wyoming 

Angela Lincoln MS PPC, Amanda Tracy BS (Current School Counseling student at UW) 

Teton Room

2:30-3:20 pm

Breakout Sessions



Intentional Visibility and Benefits of Collaboration

Bryon Lee, MS LPC and Amanda Tracy BS (current student in masters of counselor education program at UW)

Wyoming Theater


Wyoming 211: Your Community Resource Partner

Sabrina Lane: Masters of Accountancy & Bachelor of Science - Business Administration and Management

North Ballroom


Dream Wild, Dream Big and Follow MY Dream, Please!

Jennifer R. D'Alessandro, Masters in Special Education

Central Ballroom


Ethics In School Counseling 

Amanda DeDiego, PhD, LPC, NCC, BC-TMH

Teton Room



Board Members will Be Available to Sign PTSB/CEU Paperwork Before you Leave



Room Blocks
It is super convenient to stay in the same building as the conference center, not to mention more fun to all be together.  Book your room now for only $91 a night.  Ramkota Website Call 307- 266-6000. Make sure to tell them you are attending the conference.


*If you want PTSB Credit, please remember to include your PTSB or Social Security Number

*If you would like to order a conference shirt or sweatshirt please complete the order form by January 23rd to ensure your size will be available.
*Registration is non-refundable after February 1, 2023.



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