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Connecting With Kids (Location: MSU- Bridwell building Room 205)

Lunch and learn series with Beth Barnard in conjunction with West College of Education. 

  • Variety of topics specific to early childhood
  • For leaders and professionals in early childhood

Midwestern State University

Bridwell Building Room 205

Lunch will be provided

Important Session Information:

Lunch and learn for child care directors and providers. (Lunch will be provided) Explore how to connect with kids on a deeper level. You will learn how to become a better active listener, how to become more fully present, and how to help kids communicate using no-talk activities. Creative suggestions will be given for parents and teachers. The presenters are Wendy Helmcamp, PhD, LPC-S, and Charis Rhoades, BBA. Dr. Helmcamp is an MSU Assistant Professor in the Clinical Mental Health graduate program who was a school counselor for 14 years and also has experience working on the children's unit at a psychiatric hospital. Charis Rhoades, BBA, is a graduate student in the MSU Clinical Mental Health program and is the Community Educator for the North Central Area Health Education Center. She has experience working with children using play therapy techniques during her clinical semesters and will graduate in May. Both presenters are passionate about working with children and adolescents.
Registration for this session has ended
Session ID:
Credits Available:
(1.5) CPE
(1.5) Contact Hours
Seats Filled:
28 / 50
Contact Person:
Christi Kelton
Charis Rhoades
Wendy Helmcamp
Administrator, Assistant Principal, Child Care Provider, Coordinator of Early Learning/Head Start, Day Care, Director, ECSE, Even Start Early Childhood Instructional Aide, Even Start Early Childhood Instructor, Head Start, Head Start Paraprofessional, Head Start Teacher, Parent Educator, Even Start, Pre-K, Program Specialist, Head Start/Family Services Worker/Mental Health
Date Time Location
4/26/2024 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Midwestern State University, Midwestern State University

Venue Type:

  • There will be a $250 per day fee for out-of-region or non Region 9 District participants. If coop membership is required, there will be a $125 per day fee for non-coop participants.

  • If you have any special needs such as accessibility, Braille, large print, or a sign language interpreter, please notify Barbara Seigler at least 2 weeks before the session at 940-397-8235, or by email at barbara.seigler@esc9.net.

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