Dr. lisa ramirez "choice + choice = the direction of your life"
Children today are bombarded with mixed messages about "growing up". These messages come from a variety of different sources: parents, teachers, peers, mass media, social media, etc. The good news is students have a CHOICE! Dr. Ramírez's message to parents "Choice + Choice= The Direction of Your Life" will stress the important role parents play in their children's lives by modeling strong choices. Your childhood and past educational experiences can influence your views on important parenting topics such as family values and beliefs, communication, physical and emotional health, and the role of education and educators. Come join us to discover how the strength in your choices can help you fulfill the dreams you have for your child!
Dr. ryan lewis synthetic drugs & excited delirium : today's new drug epidemic
Dr. Lewis is an ER Physician with Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. This presentation offers an in depth look at various synthetic drugs and the common adverse reactions which occur with their use. Likewise, this presentation will address the deadly condition known as excited delirium, a deadly reaction commonly seen with synthetic drug abuse. Attendees will leave this presentation with a better understanding of the extreme dangers of the synthetic drug epidemic and excited delirium by discussing topics such as the physiological reactions, typical effects, adverse effects, and often fatal reactions caused by synthetic drugs.
JC pohl an inside look at how students become resilient
Today’s students feel like they have pressures coming at them from all different directions… With the Internet and cell phones these pressures are literally coming 24 hours per day. Hosted by JC Pohl, the award-winning producer of TEEN TRUTH and RISING UP, this 2-part session will inspire attendees to identify student pressures, encourage youth voice, and gain practical tools that will help teens be more resilient in the face of life’s pressures. Having reached nearly 7 million people with his message of strength and personal power, JC Pohl will engage the audience with thought provoking storytelling, interactive activities, and student-shot content that will excite all in attendance to make a difference in their lives and in the lives of students.
JC Pohl is a producer and speaker who has reached nearly 7 million people with his message of strength and personal power. Along with his work at TEEN TRUTHandRISING UP, he has produced award-winning content for companies such as Warner Brothers, ESPN, and Disney, as well as created innovative educational content for The American Film Institute and Human Relations Media.
His anti-bully work withTEEN TRUTHhas led to travels around the world inspiring students, educators, and parents to be the difference and tell their truths. During his career, Pohl has been featured on various news programs, radio shows, and received front-page coverage on Yahoo! Sports and USA Today. He has reached students in over 700 schools and keynoted conferences for CADA, TASC, BOOST, NASC, LEAD, NCSA, ACE, Texas School Safety Center, and the PTA. Additionally, he has consulted for brands such as Six Flags, Lifetouch, Union Pacific, Special Olympics Texas, The Miami Dolphins, The Baltimore Ravens, and SHRM Chapters in Maine, New England, and Texas.