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2019 MRID & MADC FALL CONFERENCE

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Friday, October 18

9am - Registration Opens

10am - 12pm

  • "Self-Care" - Alison Aubrecht, M.A., LPCC & Lisa Wasilowski, M.A., LPCC
  • "Being Authentic With Your Child About Sexuality" - Bethany Gehman, M.Ed, CSE 
  • "Cultivating Re-Connections: The Place of Translation" - Naomi Sheneman, Ph.D, CDI & Doug Bowen-Bailey, M.A., CI & CT

12pm - 4pm: Lunch & MADC Business Meeting

2pm - 4pm

  • "Historical Tour of Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf/Minnesota School for the Deaf (MSAD/MSD)" - Lead by MSAD Students & Alumni

4:30pm - 6:30pm

  • "Let's Talk: QPR Suicide Prevention Training" - Mark Zangara, M.A., LPC
  •  "Becoming Citizens: Experiences of Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing Community Members" - Panel facilitated by Audra McCorkle, M.A., & Mai Vue-Vang
  • "Deaf Mentor Family Program: Deaf Community Awareness, Involvement and Support" - Danelle Gournaris, M.A., M.S.

6:30pm - 8:30pm: MADC & MRID Awards Banquet


Saturday, October 19th

9am - Registration Opens

10am - 12pm

  • "Signs and Cultural Perspectives Through Time: A Panel With Our Elders" Facilitated by Jenny Stenner, M.A.
  • "Somalia Deaf Culture" - Omar Ibrahim, B.A.
  • "Bystander Intervention: Tools and Strategies for Preventing Violence and Harassment in our Communities" - Ashley Reuss, M.A.

12pm - 4pm: Lunch & MRID Business Meeting

2pm - 4pm

  • "Historical Tour of Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf/Minnesota School for the Deaf (MSAD/MSD)" - Lead by MSAD Students & Alumni

4:30pm - 6:30pm

  • "Sexcessful Aging" - Bethany Gehman, M.Ed, CSE
  • "Life of tti-ka-mi-ge-a" - Sarah Young Bear-Brown
  • "Open Process, Role-Space, DCS, Oh My...: Cultivating a Community Conversation About the Interpreting Process" - Doug Bowen-Bailey, M.A., CI & CT, Jenny Smith, B.A., Naomi Sheneman, Ph.D, CDI



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