Schedule at a Glance
*Workshop Topics & Times are Subject to Change

7:45a - 8:30a        Registration






8:30a - 9:45a        Opening Session: Welcome | Special Remarks
                              -Bullying - Priscilla Dames, Wingspan Seminars
                              -Sexual Orientation - Robert Loupo, Safe Schools South Florida
                              -Suicide - Demian Lausidio, Switchboard Miami

                             -Parents-My Story-Mark & Melanie Frey



                              






















                          
                             -Human Trafficking-Sunny Slaughter, Crime Investigator
       











 Samimy & Joy McKenzie, The Counseling Group
                              -Domestic Violence - Ivon Mesa, Coordinated Victims Assistance                                                       Center

                             -Parents-My Story-Carolyn Lordeus, Safe Outlet

                              -Special Needs Children - Dr. Marietta Castellanos, Private Practice



                             AM Workshops II
                             -What About Me? Parents Still Dream - Cheryl White, Family in Distress
                             -Youth Trends - Dr. Dana Mills, Nova Southeastern University
                             -Childhood Addictions - Paul Merker, Private Practice



12:00p- 1:00p      Lunch

                             General Session-Missing
                             -Grief & Trauma - Deborah Grossman, Hollywood Healing Center

                           -Sunny Slaughter-Human Trafficking, Crime Investigation

                             -Raquel Regalado, M-DCPS School Board Member

                           -Parents-My Story-Renee Jones, REJ Foundation


                           

                             
                              Special Tracks
                              -Fathers Have Needs Too - Alan Holt, Family in Distress
                              -Transitioning for Immigrant Parents - Dr. Guilhene Benjamin,
                               M-DCPS Parent Academy


2:15p - 3:00p         Judge Glenda Hatchett, TV Personality & Parent Advocate
                               Keynote Speaker



                               Book Signing | Closing




Schedule at a Glance
*Workshop Topics & Times are Subject to Change

7:45a - 9:30a        Registration



8:00a - 9:00a        Continental Breakfast



9:00a - 9:45a        Opening Session: Welcome | Special Remarks
                              -Bullying - Priscilla Dames, Wingspan Seminars
                              -Sexual Orientation - Robert Loupo, Safe Schools South Florida
                              -Suicide - Demian Lausidio, Switchboard Miami



                               AM Workshops I
                              -Communicating with Your Child through Varying Cultural Styles -                                                   Ellen Samimy & Joy McKenzie, The Counseling Group
                              -Domestic Violence - Ivon Mesa, Coordinated Victims Assistance                                                       Center
                              -Special Needs Children - Dr. Marietta Castellanos, Private Practice



                             AM Workshops II
                             -What About Me? Parents Still Dream - Cheryl White, Family in Distress
                             -Youth Trends - Dr. Dana Mills, Nova Southeastern University
                             -Childhood Addictions - Paul Merker, Private Practice



12:00p- 1:00p      Lunch

                              Parent Sharing Stories
                             -Melanie and Mark Frey, Safe Schools South Florida
                             -Renee Jones, REJ Foundation
                             -Carolyn Lordeus, Safe Outlet, Inc.



                              General Session
                             -Grief - Deborah Grossman, Hollywood Healing Center
                             
                             
                              Special Tracks
                              -Fathers Have Needs Too - Alan Holt, Family in Distress
                              -Transitioning for Immigrant Parents - Dr. Guilhene Benjamin,
                               M-DCPS Parent Academy


2:15p - 3:00p         Judge Glenda Hatchett, TV Personality & Parent Advocate
                               Keynote Speaker



                               Book Signing | Closing




Conference agenda


Please see our conference agenda below for the Parenting: It's A Journey! Conference listing our workshops and general sessions' topics and presenters. You can also receive conference updates by joining our mailing list below.  We look forward to seeing you there and staying connected!  REGISTER ONLINE or DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION PACKAGE.

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