Thank you for attending the
34th Annual Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders
February 25 - 27, 2016
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
2016 Symposium Program | Symposium Brochure
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2016 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Positive Education: Hope for Children and Youth with Emotional and Behavioral Challenges
Drawing from positive psychology research and practice, Shane Lopez, Ph.D.,discusses how attention to strengths, hope, and well-being can transform the educational experience of all children and youth.
Dr. Lopez, a Gallup Senior Scientist and Research Director of the Clifton Strengths Institute, is a leading authority on the psychology of hope. He has published numerous professional articles and books on the role of hope and the importance of focusing on individual’s strengths, including Making Hope Happen, The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology, and Positive Psychology: The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human Strengths. Video presentation of 2016 Keynote: https://archive.org/details/MSLBDKeynote2016item20161
2016 SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE
Thursday, February 25 | Pre-symposium Half Day Workshop
Description Half-day Workshop Sessions (PDF formatted document)
Friday, February 26 | Keynote, General Sessions, Poster Session
Saturday, February 27 | Two-Hour Workshop Sessions
Description Saturday Two-hour Workshop Sessions (PDF formatted document)