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Dignity Act Coordinator Update: Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019

DASA, Mental Health First Aid, Trauma Sensitive Schools, and School Safety.Guest speakers: Mental Health Association and Homeland Security

Participants will build their capacity for understanding and responding to:

•Mental Health First Aid: Improve understanding and ability to provide an action plan to safely and responsibly identify and address a student in crisis

•An understanding of why we need trauma sensitive schools and how it intersects with The Dignity Act

•School Safety: Preparing & Responding to Active Threats

Now more than ever, the intersectionality between School Safety, Creating a Positive School Climate, and Implementing the Dignity Act, has never been more evident. This presentation is open to Dignity Act Coordinators and to all members of the community.

We will be welcoming as speakers:

Mike Hauck of NYS Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Office of Counter TerrorismRachel Priest of Mental Health Association of Nassau County (is this the title of her topic)CAPS’ 4th Annual Dignity Act Coordinator Update Training will provide opportunities for DACs to review their role and obligations under the Dignity Act, as well as explore and respond to contemporary and controversial issues facing Long Island schools.

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Location: Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Ave. Garden City, NY

Time: Check-in begins at 8:00am. Program 8:30am – 11:30am.

A light continental breakfast will be served.

Fee for nonmembers: $100 per person*, includes 3 CEU Social Work credits.

For more information and/or to register with or without CAPS membership, call CAPS at 516.621.0552, ext 301 or click here to register online today!

*CAPS School Membership includes one free admission. Please email to register.