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Professional Development Opportunities

Good professional development can be hard to find for school counselors. OSCA committed to providing relevant and meaningful professional development to our members and school counselors through offerings such as the All Ohio Counselors Conference and Summer Academy. We are also committed to sharing professional development opportunities throughout the state and region. Visit or follow our Professional Development Blog to see what is available.

  • 13 Nov 2020 2:04 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Mark your calendars for the 2020 Ohio School Improvement Institute on November 12-13, 2020 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel.

    Registration & Call for Proposals Now Open

    Questions? Contact jodor@laca.org
  • 07 Nov 2020 10:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    2020 Ohio Trauma-Informed Schools Conference

    Taking place virtually on November 7, 2020.     

    Click here to learn more and register.

    Conference sessions will provide information and tools that help school personnel and community partners better understand the impact of trauma and how to apply trauma-informed practices at the district, building and classroom levels to best support the whole child. Virtual sessions will be led by educators, school personnel, mental health providers, community partners, medical professionals and others with competence and experience to train trauma-informed practices in schools ensuring that Every School is Trauma Informed. 

  • 29 Sep 2020 9:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Improving Child Health and Well-Being: Creating Opportunities for all Ohio Children to Thrive

    Online Event - Click here to register

    Tuesday, September 29, 2020
    11:00 am-12:30 pm

    As the 2019 Health Value Dashboard illustrates, too many Ohioans face obstacles to health, which are often rooted in childhood conditions and experiences. This forum will discuss the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on Ohioans including recent effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Attendees will learn about the biological impact of ACEs and trauma; best practices for screening, treatment and prevention; and considerations for Ohio’s response to ACEs in the midst of the pandemic.

    Speakers include:

    • Deena Chisolm, PhD, Director of the Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, Abigail Wexner Research Institute, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
    • LeeAnne Cornyn, Director of Children’s Initiatives, Office of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine
    • Lynanne Gutierrez, Esq., Policy Director & Legal Counsel, Groundwork Ohio
    • Sara Johnson, MPH, PhD, Director, General Academic Pediatrics Fellowship, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    • Kenneth R. Yeager PhD, LISW-S, LICDC, Associate Professor, The Ohio State University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

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