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Wendy Hamilton
School Health Program Manager
Phone: (907) 465-2768


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​PRECONFERENCES - Monday, October 29, 2018

​ 8:00am-8:30am Registration

Fourth R Healthy Relationships Curriculum Training 
(Preregistration Only)
Current Issues in Health, Physical Education and Recreation: Coaching Boys Into Me​n (Preregistration Only)

Student Health and Academic Achievement (1801 Grantees) Support Meeting (Preregistration Only)

Working With the Brain From the Bottom-Up: Promoting Resilience, Self Regulation and Well-Being - Download presentation>​

The Full Promise of Schools: Addressing the Nuts and Bolts Challenges of Social and Systems Change

BREAKOUT SESSIONS - Tuesday, October 30, 2018

​ 8:00am-8:30am
West High You Are Not Alone (YANA) Club – Peer Support and Suicide Prevention
​  School Based Tobacco Prevention and Emerging Trends
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Play Every Day: Sharing Nutrition and Physical Activity Successes in School
 9:30am-9:45am Break​
Signs, Symptoms and Treatment of Depression and Anxiety in Adolescents​

School Environmental Health and Safe Siting of Child Care Facilities
​  Student Chronic Health Conditions and Academic Success 
 10:45am-11:00am Break​
Alaska Safe Children’s Act
​  Supporting Student Success through Afterschool Programs
An Overview of Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs (CSPAP)
 12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch - On your own
Mindfulness for Teachers and Trauma Sensitive Strategies for the Classroom
​  Improving School Wellness Policies
Learning Through Play
 2:45pm-3:00pm Break​
Whole Child, Whole School Approach: An Alaska Framework for Trauma Informed Schools

Alaska’s Internet Crimes Against Children and Internet Safety

PLENARY SESSIONS - Wednesday, October 31, 2018

 8:00am-8:30am Registration
The Full Promise of Schools: Integrating Academic, Health and Developmental Outcomes for All Students
 9:45am-10:00am Break​
Protective Factors for Youth Substance Abuse and Delinquency
 11:00am-11:15am Break​

School Health Success Stories
 12:15pm-1:30pm Lunch - On your own
The Current Landscape of School Safety in Alaska
 2:45pm-3:00pm Break​

Neurobiology of Stress and the Essential Role of Brain Body Practices

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