Each year MSSWA hosts conference trainings to meet the unique learning and licensing needs of school social workers. MSSWA welcomes RFPs for potential workshops.
MSSWA Region 11
School Year Kick-Off Meeting
Join Region 11 for a virtual kick-off to the '22-'23 school year! Following regional and statewide MSSWA announcements, we will learn the latest from OutFront Minnesota on the topic of supporting our LGBTQ+ youth.
Guest Speaker: OutFront Minnesota
Topic: LGBTQ+ 101: Evidence Based Strategies for safe and supportive schools
DATE: Wednesday, October 12
TIME: 8:00-9:45 a.m.
LOCATION: on Zoom (link provided upon registration)
$5 for MSSWA Region 11 members
$10 for MSSWA members from other Regions
$20 for Non-MSSWA members
-all proceeds to go OutFront Minnesota-
THIS SESSION HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF SOCIAL WORK for 1.0 CEU HOUR.
CEU’S WILL BE provided to meeting attendees.
Please register by 10/07/22 on the MSSWA website.
2022 Annual MSSWA Fall Conference
November 14-15, 2022
Hyatt Regency Bloomington by Mall of America
Exhibitor/Sponsor Registration Now Open
Attendee Registration Now OPEN!
Below is the link to book your room at the Hyatt Regency, which is now active:
Monday, November 14th, 2022
8:15am to 11:00am - Keynote: Using Cultural Intelligence to Enhance Trauma-Informed Care and Healing Centered Engagements; Brandon Jones, M.A., CPPM
11:00am to 11:45am - MSSWA Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon
11:15am to 12:00pm - Break/Vendor & Exhibitor Exploration/Silent Auction
Session 1 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
1A: Sustainable Wellness: A Trauma-Informed Look at Cultivating Calm Beyond the Pandemic Woes
1B: Navigating Minnesota's Systems of Supports for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
1C: Risks and Rewards: Guiding Young People Towards Healthy Technology Use
1D: QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention
Session 2 - 2:15pm to 3:45pm
2A: Must Knows for New School Social Workers
2B: "YES AND..." Social Emotional Learning Through Applied Improvisations
2C: Managing Children & Adolescents Emotional & Psychological Responses Through Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency
2D: Comprehensive School Mental Health Systems
Evening Reception - 4:30pm to 8:00pm
Fidgety Fairy Tales Presentation, School Social Worker of the Year Award, Light Apps and Cash Bar
Tuesday, November 15th, 2022
Session 3 - 8:30am to 10:00am
3A: The Neurodevelopmental Lens of Childhood Trauma
3B: In Their Own Voices: Parent Experiences Requesting Educational Supports for Their Children with Mental Health Needs
3C: Light in the Well: Using Music to Tell Stories of People with Disabilities and Their Families
Session 4 - 10:15am to 11:45am
4A: MoveMindfully: A Mind-Body Approach for Anxiety and Sleep
4B: Brain Based Coping Strategies: Activating the Brain for Change and Well-Being
4C: The Connection and Implementation of PBIS and CTSS in Your District
4D: The Climate Crisis - How Schools Can Fight for a Healthy Future
11:45am to 1:15pm - Lunch & Learn Movie Option: "The Wisdom of Trauma"
Session 5 - 1:15pm to 3:15pm
5A: MN Youth Human Trafficking and Exploitation Tool and Guide
5B: Build Your Ethics Toolbox
5C: Understanding East African Clients
5D: Psychotropics for the Non-Prescriber
Professional Development Chair
If you are having difficulty with your on-line membership or conference registration, please contact email@example.com