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30th Annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference
“Helping Adults Serve Youth”
March 3–6, 2019
Savannah, GA

The National Youth-At-Risk Conference is designed to provide quality, relevant training for all people interested in the well-being of youth, including but not limited to: Teachers at all levels, Principals and Assistant Principals, School Counselors and Psychologists, Health and Human Service Counselors and Personnel, Criminal Justice Professionals, Business and Community Leaders, Volunteer Service Providers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Social Workers.

This year, the conference celebrates 30 years of helping adults serve youth!

The Call for Proposals is Open!
Click Here to Submit Your Proposal

Deadline: August 27, 2018


If you would like to submit a Poster Proposal, please view the Poster Presentation Guidelines.

2019 Keynote Speakers

Joe Hendershott at National Youth at Risk

Joe Hendershott

“Reaching the Wounded Student”

Sunday, March 3

6:00–8:30 p.m.

Joe Hendershott, Ed.D., is a sought-after speaker about the effects of trauma on learning and behaviors & working with wounded students™. As president of Hope 4 The Wounded, Inc., he also provides consulting, staff training, an online course, and has authored Reaching The Wounded Student and 7 Ways to Transform the Lives of Wounded Students.

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Dr. Pedro Noguera at National Youth At Risk

Pedro Nogeura

“Excellence Through Equity: Courageous Stories of Transforming Schools and Inspiring Student Achievement”

Wednesday, March 6

8:00–9:15 a.m.

Pedro Noguera is the Distinguished Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA.  His research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions, as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts.

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Stay tuned for more information!



Last updated: 8/16/2018