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National Leadership Conference Workshops

View the 2018 National Leadership Conference program booklet here.

Monday, April 9

  • Opening Session - Keynote Speaker, Dr. Mike Longoria 
  • Concurrent Workshops - 10:30 a.m. to Noon
    • What Would You Do If You Knew You Couldn’t Fail, Facing Your Fears and Barriers To Successful Goal Outcomes - Gwen Welch, HIPPY USA National Trainer
    • Stress: Understanding and Managing Ours While Helping Families with Theirs - Felicia Loring, Arkansas Home Visiting Network Trainer
    • Insights into Making Children's Books - Ethan Long, award-winning and best-selling author and illustrator
    • IDRA Education Cafe - Hector Bojorquez, Director of Operations, Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA)
    • Perinatal Depression: What is it? What can we do? - Francesca Scheiber, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Iowa and HIPPY USA Board Member
    • Telling Your HIPPY Story with Data? - Dr. Jennifer Henk, HIPPY USA Director of Education and Research
  • HIPPY International Lunch - Keynote speaker, Dr. Miriam Westheimer and Gbima Bahtokpah - HIPPY International
  • Concurrent Workshops - 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • How to Increase Family Engagement - Tawana Hunter and Courtney Scott, HIPPY Coordinators, Houston Independent School District
    • HIPPY Program PR and Advocacy Part 1 - Kathleen Havey, Senior Policy Advisor, Linchpin Strategies
    • Insights into Making Children's Books - Ethan Long, award-winning and best-selling author and illustrator
    • Reflective Supervision - Gweneth Welch, HIPPY USA National Trainer
    • The Demography of Children in the United States - Dr. Rogelio Sáenz, Dean of the College of Public Policy, University of Texas at San Antonio
    • Turning Jeans into Dreams: How Partnering with Your Local Goodwill is Good for Families - Elisabeth Reise, Director of Mission Advancement, Goodwill San Antonio and Staci Croom-Raley, HIPPY USA Executive Director

Tuesday, April 10

Wednesday, April 11

For questions or more information about the conference sessions, please email us or call 501.537.7726.