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Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders Spacer P.O. Box 1683, Manhattan, KS  66505, 785-539-5252
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35th Annual Midwest Symposium for Leadership
in Behavior Disorders
February 23, 24, 25, 2017

Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
2345 McGee Street; Kansas City, Missouri 64108

Register Today  |  2017 Symposium Program  |  2017 Symposium Flyer

For the 35th year, the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders will address cutting-edge issues of interest to professionals working with students with emotional/behavioral disorders and autism spectrum disorders. Our comprehensive, three-day program starts with workshops on Thursday, followed by keynote, breakouts, posters, exhibits and more.

  • Who are the students who have the most challenging and complex behavior problems?

  • Are they being served appropriately? Why is this programming so difficult? Does anyone really know how to effectively serve them?

  • What constitutes evidence-based programming for these students? Is this bing consistently provided for our students? What are the professional, legal and ethical issues involved in serving these students?

The MSLBD Keynote will provide four short, intense, "TED Talk-like" responses to these and other questions about serving students. Each speaker will "cut to the quick" about how students with challenging and complex behavior problems are being or not being served appropriately, with recommendations for improvement!

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Thank you for joining us at the 

2016 Conference on Behavior Issues
for School Leaders

October 6 & 7, 2016

12604 Quivira Road
Overland Park, Kansas 66213

2016 Handouts  |  2016 Conference Agenda  |  Conference Flyer

Full details for the conference can be found at School Leaders Conference

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Shane J. Lopez, Ph.D.
1971 - 2016

Gallup Senior scientist, Shane Lopez passed away this weekend. We lost a best friend and brilliant psychologist who spend his best years contributing to the science and application of strengths, engagement and well-being. He brought together prominent psychologists in the earliest years of positive psychology summits at Gallup. He was at the forefront of the Gallup Student Poll and included much of his own hope research with Gallup's best student engagement work. He designed strengths intervention studies underway at the University of Nebraska that will continue his work in the coming years. His favorite work spot in the world was the Gallup Riverfront atrium, where he could enjoy the buzz of a thousand friends. (continue reading)


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