Wednesday, July 29, 2009

ARMEA Autism Training in Harrison in October

Arkansas Mental Health in Education Association (ARMEA)

Practical Strategies for Working with Students with Asperger’s
Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism (Grades K-12)
Speaker: Kathy Morris

Participants can expect to learn the following information from the training:

Practical strategies to promote positive social and emotional
behaviors, learning styles and triggers in the environment, and
develop/encourage empathy in professionals as parents/families go
through denial and the grieving process when a child is diagnosed with
Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome.

Schedule for October 9th, 2009
8-8:30 am Registration
8:30 am Kathy Morris
10-10:15am Break
10:15-11:45am Kathy Morris
11:45-1pm Lunch (on your own)
1:00-2:30pm Kathy Morris
2:30-2:45pm Break (cookies)
2:45-4:15pm Kathy Morris

Conference Location: The Durand Center at North AR College in Harrison, AR.

Conference Fees: $125.00 per professional
$30.00 for students/family members

Six (6) hours of CEU hours are available for the conference. The
conference fee includes one annual ARMEA Membership at no extra
charge. Please make conference payment out to ARMEA. Mail this
registration form and payment to:
ATTN: Tony Boaz
620 West Third, Suite 303
Little Rock, AR 72201

Name: ______________________________________


School District or Agency Name: ____________________________________________

Email Address: __________________________________________________

Speaker Information:
For more information on the speaker, Kathy Morris, feel free to go to
the following website:

Travel information:
Harrison is on Hwy 65 in Northern Arkansas. We are 30 minutes south
of Branson, MO.
The Durand Conference Center at North Arkansas College is located at
303 Main Street in Harrison, Arkansas.

For those that plan on staying overnight, here is a list of convenient hotels:
The Hotel Seville is a historic hotel recently
renovated and restored, which is right across the street from The
Durand Conference Center.
Holiday Inn Express 870-741-3636,
Hampton Inn 870-365-0505
Comfort Inn 870-741-7676

ARMEA Information:

Arkansas Mental Health in Education Association (ARMEA) is a nonprofit
organization with the following mission statement:
To promote comprehensive SBMH programs throughout Arkansas
To ensure quality, accountability and professionalism
To foster partnerships among educators, mental health professionals
and the community &
To enhance the wellbeing of all Arkansas students

Visit our website for more information .

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