Suicide Awareness and Prevention Conference

Resilience in the Age of Social Media and Cyberbullying


When: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Where: Dillon II, Hinton Center

Parents, Educators and Mental Health Professionals Working Together to Help Children Thrive
The College of Education and Behavioral Sciences is pleased to present the 2015 Sharon K. Burrows Conference Series. This year we address the topic of "Resilience". We will attempt to answer the question, "Why do some young people falter and others thrive when facing life's challenges?"   The keynote speaker for this conference is Dr. Rahn K. Bailey. Dr. Bailey is the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at Wake Forest School of Medicine and the immediate past president of the National Medical Association. This is a community event and three hours of continuing education units are available for public school educators.

Houston Baptist University

This is a community event. 
The College of Education and Behavioral Sciences at Houston Baptist University is hosting a community event on resilience and cyberbullying. The primary purpose of this conference is to answer the question, "Why do some young people falter and others thrive when facing life's challenges?" Bullying is an all-too-common life challenge faced by today's youth. Whether educators or parents are dealing with the perpetrator or the target of bullying, resilience is the necessary quality that helps youth learn from life's challenges and change their life's course. The conference will take place at Houston Baptist University on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, please call 281-649-3131.

If you are interested in continuing your studies so that you can address mental health issues such as suicide prevention, please consider one of the following graduate programs in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences:
  • Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC)
  • Master of Arts in Christian Counseling (MACC)
  • Master of Arts in Psychology – Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (MAP-LSSP)
  • Master of Arts in Psychology - General (MAP-General)

With the exception of the MAP-General program, graduates of the aforementioned programs may pursue Texas state licensure as a professional counselor (LPC).

Registration:

Online Early Registration
Non-Student - $30 by 4/18/15. Register now!
Student - $10 by 4/18/15. Register now!

On-site Registration or Registration after 4/18/15.
Non-Student - $40
Student - $15