This brief conference will provide evidence-based guidance from leading experts on how to support the well-being of your students and children, and keep them emotionally safe through their transition into the school year.
Learn to:
  • Build rapport and assume a mentorship role
  • Alleviate stress and anxiety and cultivate self-esteem
  • Recognize warning signs, assess risk, and practice intervention

Anne Andrew, PhD

Vancouver, BC
Founder, Vancouver Jewish Healing Circle;
Author, What They Don’t Teach in Prenatal Class: The Key to Raising Trouble-Free Kids and Teens

Jill Harkavy-Friedman, PhD

New York, NY
Vice President of Research, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention; Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry), Columbia University

Jeffrey Kranzler, PhD, LCSW
Bethesda, MD
Founder and Director, Leaf Mentoring,
Specializing in Mentoring for Immigrant Youth

Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, APRN-CNP, EBP-C, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN
Powell, OH
Creator, COPE Program

Rabbi Meir Muller, PhD
Columbia, SC
Assistant Professor of Instruction and Teacher Education, University of South Carolina;
Principal, Cutler Jewish Day School