2019 AHEPPP Institutes 

AHEPPP Institutes are pre-conference style workshops meant to supplement your National Conference experience. We are excited to offer two tracks for both new and seasoned professionals in the field of family relations. AHEPPP Institutes will be held November 4 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00p.m.

NEW TO FAMILY ENGAGEMENT TRACK

Join us for the AHEPPP Institute: “New to Family Engagement” Track, Monday, November 4 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Attendees will engage and interact with colleagues in the field to begin building their professional network and learn promising practices which can be utilized on their campus. The format of the day will include a panel of experts, presentations, and roundtables. Attendees will also enjoy a joint lunch with participants in the Tough Topics Track. The New to Family Engagement Track will concentrate on topics for new or experienced professionals who are new to working with parents and families in new or established programs.

Participants will:

  • Be able to identify the mission, vision, and structure of AHEPPP

  • Begin to establish a network of mutually supportive parent and family programming professionals

  • Be able to identify elements of successful parent and family programs and ideas for implementation by networking and learning from seasoned professionals in the field.

TOUGH TOPICS TRACK

Join us for the AHEPPP Institute: Tough Topics Track, Monday, November 4 from 8:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m. Attendees will learn more about topics that are some of the most challenging, yet essential conversations in our work with families. This track will cover topics ranging from alcohol/drugs, sexual assault, diversity and inclusion, mental health, and more. We will discuss best practices and additional ways to engage families about these topics. The format of the day will include presentations, discussion, and brainstorming roundtables. The schedule will also include a networking luncheon where attendees will be able to connect with colleagues from the New to Family Engagement Track.  The Tough Topics track will concentrate on topics that challenge both new and experienced parent/family professionals.

Participants will:

  • Expand their network of mutually supportive parent and family programming professionals

  • Identify opportunities and methods for engaging families about topics including student alcohol/drug use, sexual assault/consent, diversity/inclusion, and mental health/suicide reduction.

Each Institute is $115 and includes breakfast and lunch. Select your choice during registration. AHEPPP Institutes are non-refundable.