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Spring Social-Emotional Conference: Making a Difference

March 30 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm


FFA Enrichment Center, Ankeny

Register Now: https://forms.gle/Vz5dmdJeHp8HmozJ9


Lunch Keynote – Joan Becker – Author of Sentenced to Life – The Mark Becker Story – Mental Illness, Tragedy, and Transformation

“In June 2009, Joan Becker’s son shot one of their community’s most beloved figures, but the tragedy really began years before — with a mental health system that failed her family.”*

Hear how Joan’s personal experience served as the catalyst for her becoming an advocate for individuals with mental illness.

Additional Featured Speakers:

  • Jennifer Ulie-Wells – Executive Director – Please Pass the Love
  • Jeff Herzberg – Chief Administrator – Prairie Lakes AEA
  • Tonya Hotchkin – Associate VP of Programming/Therapist – Tanager Place
  • Nina Richtman – Program Manager – National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Iowa
  • Liz Cox – Executive Director – Polk County Health Services
  • And More!

*Hinga Klein, A. (2016, March 28). My Son Killed the Town Hero. Retrieved from https://www.goodhousekeeping.com

Register Now: https://forms.gle/Vz5dmdJeHp8HmozJ9

MISIC Members: $100/person/day.

Register 4 people and the 5th person is free!***

Non-MISIC Members: $195/person/day***


***Cancellation Policy: If received at least one week before the event, 100% of the registration will be refunded. No refund will be made if cancellation is received within one week of the workshop or conference.

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Social and Emotional Learning: Making a Difference – Course Details

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Please contact Jamie Morgan at jamie@misiciowa.org with any questions.

Spring Social-Emotional Conference: Making a Difference


March 30
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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FFA Center
1055 SW Prairie Trail Parkway
Ankeny, IA 50023 United States
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To Register for Training Sessions

Please contact Jamie Morgan at jamie@misiciowa.org

Please refer to the calendar frequently, as all changes to dates, times and locations will be made as soon as possible after they occur.

Prospective Members

Prospective members are welcome to learn more about us by attending a consortium meeting. Please let us know which meeting you plan to attend.