RICDA Conference: Knowing & Supporting Our Diverse Clients
Thursday | December 12, 2019 | URI| Kingston, RI
RICDA is very excited to bring the annual conference to you. Our goal is to engage career professionals from all backgrounds, who work in all sectors, in meaningful professional development – and we continue to work with an amazing network to make this happen! We have changed locations to support the growth of this conference. This year, our annual conference takes a look at our students and clients. Please see below for an overview of our keynote and workshops being offered for this event.
The conference is open to RICDA members and non-members. Please feel free to forward the invitation to colleagues serving clients and students in career developments.
Cost is $60 for a non-member and free for members. To become a member, click here.
Please contact us with any questions. We look forward to hosting you and your colleagues!
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM | REGISTRATION & REFRESHMENTS
9:30 AM - 11:30AM | KEYNOTE SPEAKER | RI Black Storytellers
Valerie Tutson from, RI Black Storytellers, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the awareness, appreciation, and application of Black Storytelling in Rhode Island, will lead us in an energizing and interactive morning session. Valerie has designed a session that allows us to understand our own personal story, and ways that we can engage our students and clients in their own story.
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM | LUNCH
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | SESSION I - CHOOSE 1
A. Introduction to Mental Health First Aid
B. Mental Health Panel Discussion
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM | SESSION II - CHOOSE 1
A. Anxiety and Depression: Identifying the Signs and Career Coaching Appropriately
B. Connecting and Building Trust with Our Students/Clients Panel Discussion Featutring Kevin Martins, Korina Anja Ramsland Short and Shaun Crank.
2:30 PM | CLOSING REMARKS
ALL ATTENDEES MUST REGISTER - SPACE IS LIMITED!
We hope that you will join us at this year's conference. Last year our conference sold out! Don't wait to register!
Attendance to the annual conference is included in your membership fee. However, you still need to register. Your registration is important so we can be sure you are included in our food and headcount.
To attend this year's conference, please be sure to register, once we receive your registration we will send you an invoice and you will have the option to pay via check or credit card.