Educational Presentations

Bullying: Fighting Fear with Love
Presented by:
Sarah Reik, MS, LPC, DCC
Length:
30 or 60 minutes
Intended Audience:
Parents of high school or grade school children

This presentation examines the problem of bullying by considering the definition and prevalence of bullying, and by profiling both the bully and the victim. We will discuss what parents, children, and schools can do to confront the problem of bullying and help the victims, as well as what can be done if you are the parent of a bully.

 

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)
 

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) 

 

Angry and Defiant Students
Presented by:
Sheryl Cowling, MSW, LCSW, DCC, BCPCC, BCETS
Length:
30 or 60 minutes

In this presentation, parents and teachers will learn why some students are angry and defiant from both a biblical and a clinical perspective. Numerous suggestions will be provided about how to help these students manage their anger, improve their attitudes, and make good choices regarding their behavior. 

 

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) 
 

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Presented by:
Sheryl Cowling, MSW, LCSW, DCC, BCPCC, BCETS
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)
 

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)

 

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)

Let’s Talk About Self-Harm: Myths, reality, and what to do
Presented by:
Elizabeth Robinson, MA, LPC, DCC
Length:
30 or 60 minutes

This brief presentation addresses common myths and misconceptions about self-harm, including clarifying the differences between self-harm and suicide. It examines the signs of self-harm and provides practical advice on how to help a student who is engaging in self-harm, for you individually as well as an organization. Also included are resources for you to use yourself or to share with your students and families. This is meant to be an interactive presentation with time for questions and discussion. Self-harm is common among our young people today. Many of you probably have experience working with children or teens who are engaging in self-harm. Let’s talk about what has worked for you and what hasn’t. My goal is that you leave with your questions answered and with concrete, useful information you can use.

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)

 

Self-Harm: It’s hard to keep a secret that’s written all over your body
Presented by:
Liz Seelow, LPC, LMHC, CET, CCTP
Length:
30 or 60 minutes

In the U.S., it's estimated that one in every 200 girls between 13 and 19 years old, or one-half of one percent, cut themselves regularly. Those who cut comprise about 70 percent of teen girls who self-injure. This is only one aspect of self-harm, meaning there are other ways to self-harm creating a larger percentage of teens (girls and boys) who self-harm on a regular basis. Learn about the signs and symptoms of self-harm behavior in teenagers, the reasons behind self-harming, and how to help those who are struggling with this.

This presentation is suitable for a high school health class.


Notes: In addition to being a 60-minute in-person presentation, this presentation can also be shortened to a 30-minute video or in-person chat. 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 or in-person chat: MAP: $100/Non-MAP: $200

60-minute presentation: MAP: $200/Non-MAP: $300 (plus expenses)

Let’s Talk About Suicide: How to recognize the warning signs and what to do next
Presented by:
Elizabeth Robinson, MA, LPC, DCC
Length:
30 or 60 minutes

This brief presentation gives an overview of risk factors for suicide as well as warning signs. It includes practical advice for how to proceed if you think someone might be having suicidal thoughts as well as some guidelines of how not to respond. It also includes resources for you to use yourself or pass along to the student. This is meant to be an interactive presentation with time for questions and discussion. My goal is to provide you with practical, useful information that you can use with your students and to answer any questions you might have about this challenging topic. Let’s talk.
 

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)
 

Eating Disorders...Are They Really About the Food?
Presented by:
Liz Seelow, LPC, LMHC, CET, CCTP
Length:
30 or 60 minutes

As many as 10 million females and one million males in the U.S. are fighting a life-and-death battle with an eating disorder such as anorexia or bulimia, and millions more are struggling with binge eating disorder. Learn about the signs and symptoms of eating disorders, possible causes, effects on the family, coping methods, and treatment strategies.

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)