Leadership Academy Lecture Series

 

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A Framework for Understanding Social Economic Class
June 22, 2018 9:00am- 11:00am
IPFW International Ballroom
(Walb Student Union)

Ruby Payne is the authority on working across economic classes to create sustainable communities where everyone can live well. An engaging and down-to-earth speaker, Payne translates abstract concepts into concrete strategies with a sense of humor that leaves audiences wanting more. After changing the conversation in education to focus on poverty, Payne’s work has expanded into social services, criminal justice, healthcare, the workplace, and more.

Payne has written or co-authored more than a dozen books, including Bridges Out of Poverty with Philip DeVol and Terie Dreussi-Smith. Her seminal, award-winning work, A Framework for Understanding Poverty, has sold more than 1.5 million copies and continues to help individuals of all economic backgrounds achieve academic, professional, and personal success.

Payne’s efforts to fight poverty have achieved a global reach, and she has presented her work in Australia, China, Europe, India, North America, and Southeast Asia. Payne holds a Ph.D. from Loyola University and is founder of aha! Process, a publishing and training firm that recently celebrated its 20th year of operation. aha! Process has garnered several awards for its publications and continues to grow. Payne has also published books with Solution Tree Press and the Association for Middle Level Education. With consultants and publications around the world, aha! Process helps communities move individuals, families, and entire neighborhoods out of poverty and into sustainability and growth.

2 CEUs will be provided for this training session

Previous Lecture Series Training

Complex Trauma in Context: Meeting the Needs of Complexly Traumatized Youth Through Resiliency Building
April 27, 2018 9:00am- 11:00am
IPFW International Ballroom

Dr. Monique Marrow is the first presenter for the Great KIDS Leadership Academy Lecture series.  The Academy’s training focus for 2018 is Childhood Trauma.  This lecture will focus on helping participants to reach a greater understanding of complex trauma and its impact on the development of youth.  Dr. Marrow will provide a greater understanding of the core nature of interventions for youth which is a developmental approach to building resilience.

Monique Marrow holds a doctorate degree in Child Clinical Psychology from The Ohio State University. She is a member of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) and currently serves as an instructional Leader for the Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice at the University of Connecticut.  She is also a training specialist for the University of Kentucky Center on Trauma and Children.

2 CEUs will be provided for this training session