Breaking the Cycle of Teen Pregnancy in West Virginia
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April 25th, Opening Keynote: Kelly and becca
• Kelly Addington and Becca Tieder are best friends, educators and activists who speak about sexual assault awareness, prevention, and sexual empowerment. Through their efforts Kelly and Becca are leading the conversation on consent and sexual empowerment. Their simple yet impactful message removes the stigma of victimization and introduces straightforward steps to help reduce sexual violence.
• In 2010 they founded One Student, a non-profit based on their core belief that one sexual assault is too many and one student can make a difference using the programs and resources they developed to reduce sexual violence.
April 26th, morning keynote: Jim harris
• Jim Harris is the owner of Opportunities Consulting Services, workingwith children and families throughout his career as an early interventionist, parent educator, educational consultant, and behavioral health therapist. He is the creator of “10 Things You Need to Know About Kids”, an audio program that helps parents and teachers work effectively with children. Jim worked with a variety of public and private entities including the Fred Rogers Co., US Dept. of Education, the Ohio Assoc. for the Education of Young Children, and many more.
april 26th lunch plenary - joey stepp
• Joey Stepp is more than just a Magician. He holds a master’s degree in School Counseling from Marshall University and currently works at Hurricane Middle School. Joey’s life experiences from growing up in a broken home and overcoming adversity to achieve his dreams of being a college athlete, coupled with his experiences as a school counselor, allow him to connect with students in a way no other performer can do.
CEU’s pending approval from the Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health for Nursing through the WV Board of Examiners for Registered Nurses, License # WV1999-0297RN, Social Work through the WV Board of Social Work Examiners, License # 490089.