Educational Presentations

Stressed Out but Standing Strong
Presented by:
Sarah Reik, MS, LPC, DCC
Length:
30 or 60 minutes

Are you feeling overwhelmed with life and looking for some relief? Would you like to know how to prevent stress overload? This presentation clarifies the issue of stress by looking at the definition of stress, good vs. bad stress, the signs of stress, and the causes of stress. We will discuss solutions for stress by identifying coping skills and stress prevention techniques, as well as considering God’s promises to help during stressful times.

Notes: In addition to being a 60-minute in-person presentation, this presentation can also be shortened to 30 minutes and delivered via video-conferencing, which would be perfectly suited to faculty meetings, circuit pastor gatherings, conferences, or other events. The presentation is practical and allows for questions and discussion. There is also a version of this presentation designed for high school and college students.


This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Please contact us to arrange for travel fees/accommodations.

Cost: 
30-minute video chat: MAP: $100/Non-MAP: $200
60-minute presentation: MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses) 

 

Discovering Authentic Beauty: Navigating Your Role as a Woman in Christ
Presented by:
Length:
60 minutes
Intended Audience:
Adolescent/young adult females or parent perspective
Cost:
MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

In a world embedded with various career, familial, and societal pressures for women, it can be difficult for women to develop a sense of personal self. This presentation will cover aspects of these pressures, as well as negative behaviors/habits that can result from solely using these expectations to define female self-image. Other specific topics addressed will include basic needs that females seek out and healthy ways to get these needs met. Finally, this presentation will touch on Christ’s role for women as his children, and how females can set their personal identity in Christ.

Designed for: Adolescent/young adult females. Also can be modified to be presented from a parent perspective.

The Dropout Generation
Presented by:
Joshua T. Mears, PsyD, LP, DCC
Length:
60 minutes
Cost:
MAp: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

The statistics tell us that youth are leaving our churches. What is causing the decline in church attendance and involvement for late teens and young adults? This presentation will use developmental psychology theories to examine the social and cultural factors that are contributing to this drop out and formulate strategies for prevention.
 

Notes: A PowerPoint screen is requested. Handouts will be provided. This presentation is available throughout the Mankato and Twin Cities, MN metropolitan area. Please contact the presenter to arrange for travel fees/accommodations for venues outside that area. A room containing tables for note-taking and a projector are required.
 

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Presented by:
Whitney Donovan, LPC, LMHC, NCC, DCC
Length:
30 or 60 minutes

In this presentation, the symptoms of ADHD will be discussed, along with their impact on academic and social functioning. Treatment strategies, including counseling, medication, and classroom accommodations will be addressed.

 

Notes: In addition to being a 60-minute in-person presentation, this presentation can also be shortened to 30 minutes and delivered via video-conferencing, which would be perfectly suited to faculty meetings, circuit pastor gatherings, conferences, or other events. The presentation is practical and allows for questions and discussion.

 

Cost: 
30-minute video chat: MAP: $100/Non-MAP: $200
60-minute presentation: MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)
 

Confronting in Love
Presented by:
Sarah Reik, MS, LPC, DCC
Length:
60 minutes
Cost:
MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

As Christians, we are sometimes asked to confront someone who is in danger because of choices he or she is making—whether it is physical, emotional, or spiritual danger. In this presentation, we discuss common issues that may require confrontation, what God says about confrontation, and specific ways to confront using a special method called “Carefrontation.”

 

Notes: This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Please contact us to arrange for travel fees/accommodations. Available for in-person or video-conferencing presentation.
 

Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety and Depression
Presented by:
Whitney Donovan, LPC, LMHC, NCC, DCC
Length:
60 minutes
Cost:
MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

Some children and adolescents experience anxiety and depression, but their emotional struggles are often manifested in ways different from those of an adult. In this seminar, participants will learn the signs of pediatric anxiety and depression, plus proven treatment strategies.

 

Notes: A 6x8 screen for PowerPoint projection is requested. Handouts will be provided. This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. This presentation is also available by live video-conferencing.
 

What’s Going On in There?—The Teen Brain
Presented by:
Brandon Hayes, PhD, LP, CATSM
Length:
60 minutes
Intended Audience:
Parents, high school students, school faculty, and religion or health classes
Cost:
MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

The adolescent brain undergoes tremendous growth during the teen years. Parents are often left stunned and confused by teen behavior. Teens’ brains are changing during the adolescent years. The reaction from teens has been, “Would someone please tell my parents about this?” So, now we are.
 

Notes: The focus of the content is easily adjusted for the following audiences: parents, high school students, school faculty, and religion or health classes.
 

Shaping Responsible Behavior
Presented by:
Sarah Reik, MS, LPC, DCC
Length:
60 minutes
Cost:
MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

In our current culture of blame-shifting and irresponsibility, it is especially important for parents to learn ways to shape responsible behavior in their children. This presentation will look at the benefits of responsible behavior, as well as specific examples and suggestions for parents to use as they shape responsibility through tasks, discipline, and service.


Notes: This presentation is available to organizations throughout the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Please contact us to arrange for travel fees/accommodations. Available for in-person or video-conferencing presentation.