Lakes Region Elementary School Counselor's Forum

  • 26 Mar 2018
  • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • J. Olivia Huot Technical Center

Please join us! 

Lakes Region Elementary School Counselors' Forum 

Monday, March 26th 

8:30 am – 3:00 pm 

Meredith Village Savings Bank Culinary Arts Center

J. Olivia Huot Technical Center
Laconia High School
345 Union Ave.
Laconia, NH  03246 



This forum will provide an opportunity for local elementary school counselors to participate in professional development closely tied to the changing responsibilities of our job.  We are hoping
to bring together local school counselors to connect, learn, and share.  

This day-long event will include two parts:   

The morning is devoted to a presentation and discussion with Dr. Cassie Yackley,
renowned expert in the field of trauma and interventions with children,
regarding the role of the school counselor in creating a trauma-sensitive school

The afternoon will be a curriculum share, where we are asking all attendees to bring and
talk about
 a curriculum, program, or activity you have utilized and found successful and
to be willing to share this with the group for a few minutes.  This can be based on any topic
(i.e. self-regulation, relational aggression, resiliency, transitions, etc.
) and with any
grouping (individual, small group, whole, group, whole school).

Instead of having each of us out there, searching for what might work best,
let's help each other out by sharing what is already working!


Lunch is provided and there is no cost for attendance!
We will gladly accept donations for a local food pantry.


Forum Schedule 

8:30-9:00 Registration and Coffee 

9:00-10:30 The Role of the School Counselor in Creating Trauma Sensitive Schools  

with Dr. Cassie Yackley 

10:30-10:45 Break 

10:45-12:00 Dr. Cassie Yackley Cont. 

12-12:30 Lunch 

12:30-2:30 Curriculum share and discussion 

2:30-3:00 Discussion for future event planning 

Registration Information: 

This forum can accommodate up to 40 participants.
Confirmation of attendance must be received by Friday, March 9th.  

abarach@laconiaschools.org or

State your name, school, and what curriculum/program/activity you would like to share.
Please contact us with any questions.

Please share with other elementary school counselors!


Special thanks to the NH School Counselors' Association and
the Laconia School District for their support of this event.  


Looking forward to seeing you!


Anne Nix, Anne Barach, Mollie Greeley
Elementary School 

Deborah Zimmermann
School Counseling Intern

Laconia, NH


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