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Iowa BEST: Behavioral, Equitable, Social-Emotional, Trauma-Informed Health in Schools Summit
The Iowa BEST Summit is designed to highlight educators’ collective need to bolster support and care across the educational system, and to build shared capacity to get there. The sessions will deliver resources and practical solutions around social-emotional-behavioral health. #IowaBEST2021

The summit is co-sponsored by the Iowa Department of Education and the University of Iowa College of Education.

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Wednesday, November 3 • 10:30am - 11:45am
MVP Strategies Bystander Education and Prevention Model

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This session will review the goals and aims of the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) bullying and gender violence prevention model, as well the implementation structures and sustaining practices in Iowa's secondary schools. High school student mentors will share their thoughts and perspectives on the role they play as mentors and program facilitators along with the social and emotional benefits they experience as a result. 

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Alan Heisterkamp

Director, University of Northern Iowa Center for Violence Prevention
Alan Heisterkamp, Ed.D., serves as the director of the Center for Violence Prevention at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa. He facilitates trainings and seminars for school districts, colleges and universities, and community agencies serving youth and families that... Read More →
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Michael Fleming

Director of Research and Evaluation, University of Northern Iowa Center for Violence Prevention
Dr. Fleming is an associate professor of family studies at the University of Northern Iowa. His scholarship and teaching focuses on the dynamics associated with interpersonal violence; models of prevention and early intervention in secondary and higher education schools; and education... Read More →

Wednesday November 3, 2021 10:30am - 11:45am CDT
Room 317