PROGRAM

#askmewhoiam: Conference on Youth Culture

June 3, 2022

 

7:30am // Registration & Check-in

 8:00am // Welcome

 8:15am // Opening Plenary: Engagement Stations

9:15am // Transition to Workshop 1

 9:30am // Workshop Session 1

 10:30am // Break

 10:45am // Workshop Session 2

 11:45am // Lunch

 12:15pm // Lunch Program

Youth Keynote: Nyla Barnes

Lunch Keynote: Frank King

 1:30pm // Break/Transition

1:45pm // Workshop Session 3

 2:45pm // Break

3:00pm // Closing Keynote
Dr. Ebony Butler

 4:30pm // Evaluation & Adjourn


#askmewhoiam: Conference on Youth Culture

Workshop Selections

 

​Workshop Block 1 - 9:30am – 10:30am

 

​Conference Room 1

Stress Less at Work: Frank King

Through this workshop, participants will be introduced to strategies that can help them manage stress at work and find ways to look at the lighter side to enhance productivity and enthusiasm. After the program, you will be able to find the chuckles in change, the funny in frustrations, and the punchlines in the pain.

Frank King is a former writer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and uses his lifetime battle with depression and his skills as a speaker and comedian as a vehicle for social change.

 

 

Conference Room 3 (Youth Workshop)

Lap Around the Wellness Wheel: Christine Browner, 1in5

Join 1N5 for an interactive session of games, connection, and a Lap Around the Sources of Strength Wellness Wheel. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect on the people, places, and practices that help support their mental health and wellbeing and learn new ways to building wellness into their lives. Get ready for a high energy hour of sharing, learning, and FUN!

Christine Browner, RN is the program manager at 1N5 and the mom of five. Christine became a passionate mental health advocate after supporting her son through his mental health journey.

 

 

Conference Room 4

Reimagine Your Impact: Erica Ogletree & Claire McMahon
Change is both really great in concept, and really challenging in process. The speaker will begin with discussing the concept of change and its impact on the individual and their world. Participants will discuss modern challenges with understanding and engagement in social and emotional growth for youth and their families. Next the speaker will share tools to aide reimagining how you can be a champion of your own growth, and growth in the world around you. Participants will practice skills to solicit and utilize multiple levels of support and cultural sensitivity. Finally, the speaker will close with an interactive discussion about putting those skills to work. Participants will leave with three skills for practical application.

Erica D. Ogletree, MA, LPCC-S, CSOTP, CTRP-C Certified Trainer, TGCTA-Certified Trainer owns a private practice mental health counseling and consultation company, TREEmendous Care LLC Therapeutic Services in Cincinnati, OH.

Claire McMahon is a doctoral student in Counseling Education & Supervision at the University of Cincinnati. Since completing her Master's, Claire works as a Licensed Professional Counselor and has experience working in private practice and community agencies. Claire's research revolves around careers, work, and transitions.

 

   

Workshop Block 2 – 10:45am – 11:45am

 

Conference Room 1

Transforming Tools to Better Support Young People: Shawn Jeffers

This will be an interactive and engaging workshop where participants will explore how existing tools designed to create supportive workplace cultures can be adapted to better support young people. The key tools we will explore are Stress First Aid, a tool designed to help people recover from stressful situations, and Mental Health America’s Bell Seal for Workplace Mental Health Tool. Both of these tools have practical applications for improving workplace cultures and with a little creativity we can identify ways to better support young people.

Shawn Jeffers is the Director of Youth At The Center, an organization designed to challenge the old adage that children should be seen, and not heard, but finding ways to make young people seen, heard, and valued.

 

 

 

​Conference Room 3 (Adult Workshop)

Lap Around the Wellness Wheel: Christine Browner

As adults/caregivers in the helping field, we must attend to our mental health and wellness in order to fully help those around us. Join 1N5 for an interactive session of games, connection, and a Lap Around the Sources of Strength Wellness Wheel. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect on the people, places, and practices that help support their mental health and wellbeing and learn new ways to build wellness into their lives. I Get ready for a high-energy hour of sharing, learning, and FUN! 

Christine Browner, RN is the program manager at 1N5 and the mom of five. Christine became a passionate mental health advocate after supporting her son through his mental health journey.

 

 

 

Conference Room 4 (Youth Workshop)

Practical Tools to Calm the Body and Mind – Robyn Weigand

Participants will get a chance to learn how to listen to your body and practice at least one exercise that helps the participants feel more ease on their body. There will be an opportunity for participants to gage how they feel before the exercises. Then we’ll move into a meditation and demonstrate exercises that will help calm the body.

Robyn Weigand is a reiki practitioner, food expert, and kind soul. Her aim in life is to help people to reach total self-acceptance and ease within themselves. She has experience with talk therapy, energetic/sound healing, crystal healing, and meditation.

 

 

​Conference Room 5 (Youth Workshop)

Despite All My Rage – Katie Jaeger & Esha Scott

Do you sometimes feel angry, but don’t know what to do with it? Anger is often the deeper channel of energy beneath the sadness, fear, and frustration of the challenges of life we experience. In this workshop, participants will explore ways to release emotions that are stuck in the body by engaging in a variety of activities including guided meditations and breath work.

Katie Jaeger is the Lead Family Contact for JOURNEY to Successful Living. Katie & Esha are practitioners of mindfulness tools such as breath work, guided meditation.

 

 

 

 

Workshop Block 3 – 1:45am – 2:45am

 

Conference Room 1

Best Practices with My Therapy Cards - Dr. Ebony Butler

This workshop will explore best ways that adults can support young people with the My Therapy Cards. My Therapy Cards are self-guided questions that are split into 3 categories: mindsets, habits, and triggers, along with an emotion/emoji wheel, and a self-care menu.  My Therapy Cards Teen Edition also provide prompts that allow young people to navigate social media, peer pressure, navigating parents, and coping strategies.

Ebony Butler, PhD is a Licensed Psychologist and Food Relationship Strategist who has made it her mission to help women of color heal and thrive in the areas of trauma, including racial trauma and recovering from food and body trauma experienced through diet culture. Aligning with her passion to break through barriers that make it difficult for Black people and other people of color to access quality mental health care, Dr. Ebony created My Therapy Cards, the first-ever self-exploration card deck for Black women and other women of color.

 

 

​​Conference Room 3 (Adult & Youth Workshop)

Tools for Dialogue and Overcoming Isolation: Dr. Tynisha Worthy & Shawn Jeffers

When the pandemic hit, everything transitioned to virtual. While these platforms provided a way to connect, we lost some of the creativity that happens when you connect with people in person. As the world is reopening, this workshop will explore new and innovative approaches that you can use to connect with colleagues and with young people. This workshop will be interactive as participants will learn different tools and then have an opportunity to practice each one in small groups.

Dr. Tynisha Worthy & Shawn Jeffers are Co-Founders of Youth At The Center, an organization dedicated to ensuring young people are seen, heard, and valued.

 

 

Conference Room 4 (Youth Workshop)

Guided Meditation – Katie Jaeger & Esha Scott

Participants will lie on their mat & be taken through a guided meditation to reconnect with past versions of self and reclaim the parts of us we have rejected

Katie Jaeger is the Lead Family Contact for JOURNEY to Successful Living. Katie & Esha are practitioners of mindfulness tools such as breath work, guided meditation.

 


 

​Conference Room 5 (Youth Workshop)

Soul-inspired Mindset - Kimberly Rhyan

Promoting self-expression, this workshop will explore a growth mindset and fulfilling goals while giving every youth the opportunity to design and make positive buttons. Bring your creativity & be inspired to reach your goals.

Kimberly Rhyan is an social-emotional educational and advocate for foster youth.