Community Connections: Addressing Student Crisis

Date: June 20, 2019

Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Location: Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), 1500 Highway 36 West, Roseville, MN, Conference Center B, Room 15. Find directions to MDE. MDE has complimentary visitor parking.

Description: As part of the Department of Education’s ongoing efforts under the Olmstead Plan to prevent abuse and neglect, the Division of Compliance and Assistance-Student Maltreatment Program is hosting a full-day workshop for school administrators on resources available when addressing student crisis. Topics will include county social services, mental health services, attendance/truancy and education neglect. The training will conclude with a panel of MDE maltreatment staff, police, and county social services discussing mandated reporting of abuse and neglect. Training is provided at no cost to you and Board of School Administrators (BOSA) credits will be available.


· Children’s Crisis Response Services-Charles Goff, Interim Supervisor and Ashley Sporer, Supervisor
· Children’s Case Management Services -Laura Phillips, Supervisor
· Continuum of Care and Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program-Michelle Aadalen, Continuum of Care Coordinator
· MnCHOICES-Michelle Kush, Supervisor
· Waiver Case Management, Consumer Support Grant, Family Support Grant-Suzie Luttrell-Levy, Supervisor
· Timothy B. Zuel, MSSW, PhD, Program Manager be@school Hennepin County Attorney’s Office
· Chris Bray, PhD., MA. L.P. Co-Director Ambit Network, Center for Resilient Families Institute for Translational Research in Children’s Mental Health, University of Minnesota
· Adam Heuett, Investigative Specialist MDE Student Maltreatment Program
· Heather Behrens, Detective Eagan Police Department
· Kelsey Whitcomb, Social Worker Child Protection Intake & Investigations Washington County Community Services

Event Type: Workshop

Audience: School Administrators

Sponsor: Division of Compliance and Assistance-Student Maltreatment Team

Fee: None. Lunch and refreshments are on your own. There are many food options located within walking distance of MDE.

Register: Register for the June 20, 2019 workshop. If you need assistance with registering or prefer to register by phone, please contact us by using the phone number listed below.

Registration deadline: June 14, 2019

Notes: Workshop materials will be emailed to registrants on June 17, 2019.

Contact Information: Sara K. Wolf, 651-582-8602

Please contact by June 14 to request a reasonable accommodation or the use of our nursing or prayer rooms. The MDE campus in Roseville, Minnesota, is tobacco free. This policy includes the building, parking lots and grounds.