Educational Presentations

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.
 

Teen Self-Esteem: What Are You Worth?
Presented by:
Sarah Reik, MS, LPC, DCC
Length:
60 minutes
Cost:
MAp: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

This presentation looks at self-esteem from a Christian perspective by examining the signs and causes of low self-esteem, by looking at the reasons we can have self-esteem as children of God, and by considering what self-esteem uniquely looks like in a Christian.
 

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.
 

Get Ready, Get Set, Get GOING! Goal-Setting in a Hectic Universe
Presented by:
Length:
30 or 60 minutes
Intended Audience:
Young adults/adults

Are you aware that the way in which we set goals can actually inhibit us from reaching them? This presentation will bust open the doors of goal-setting by unveiling various “myths” associated with setting goals. Specific topics addressed include the benefits of goal-setting, areas of life in which goal-setting can be applied, a helpful and easy-to-implement model for goal-setting, and various guideposts to follow when defining goals. Additionally, this presentation will provide methods to increase motivation to achieve goals as well as how to create a personal and social accountability system in order to gain support in reaching goals. Finally, this presentation will conclude with how our faith affects how we structure priorities and goals.

Designed for: Young adults/adults


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.

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)

Social Media and Teens: The good, the bad, and what to do about it
Presented by:
Elizabeth Robinson, MA, LPC, DCC
Length:
30 or 60 minutes

Nearly every teen and most adults I know use some form of social media. This presentation explores what exactly social media is, and gives some basic information on some of the more popular sites today. It explores both the risks and benefits of social media for teens as well as identifies warning signs parents and teachers can be aware of. Risks addressed include: cyberbullying, sexual exploitation, and identify theft. It is a scary world out there. Social media brings that world into our homes and our schools. Learn ways that teens, their educators, and parents can make social media the safest and most positive experience possible.
 

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. A 6x8 screen for PowerPoint projection is requested. Handouts will be provided. Available for in-person or video-conferencing presentation.

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

 

Wii™ Just Can’t Stop Playing: Video Games and Young Adults
Presented by:
Brandon Hayes, PhD, LP, CATSM
Length:
60 minutes
Intended Audience:
Parents of middle schoolers or high schoolers
Cost:
MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

Are video games all bad? Can video games affect your GPA? How do you know if you are addicted to video games? Dr. Hayes looks at the pros and cons of video games and helps the audience understand when games can become too much of a good thing.
 

Notes: This presentation can be adapted to parents of middle schoolers and high schoolers.
 

Managing Stress and Anxiety
Presented by:
Brandon Hayes, PhD, LP, CATSM
Length:
90 minutes
Cost:
MAP: $300/Non-MAP: $400 (plus expenses)

This presentation will review various strategies and techniques to manage stress and anxiety. Specific topics will include assertiveness, time management, self-care, and relaxation exercises. Opportunities to practice these techniques and receive feedback will be provided. The presentation will consist of a lecture format, including a PowerPoint slide show. In addition, the seminar may include small group discussions and opportunities for question and answer.

Notes: This presentation is available throughout the Milwaukee, WI and Appleton, WI metropolitan areas. 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. This presentation is also available by live video-conferencing for groups outside the Milwaukee, WI or Appleton, WI areas. 
 

No More Drama! Solutions for Teen Stress
Presented by:
Sarah Reik, MS, LPC, DCC
Length:
60 minutes
Intended Audience:
Teenagers
Cost:
MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

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, 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: 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.