UMAP CONFERENCE 2021

Walk in the Way of the Lord

Yea, they do no unrighteousness; they walk in his ways. Psalm 119:3

Jan 8th – Feb 20th, 2021 on ZOOM!!

We’ll kick off our 2021 Conference on Friday, January 8th, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. with a big UMAP Welcome, some fun, some announcements, great praise & worship, and a fun and inspiring keynote from Pastor Kevin Johnson!

The Conference will continue on Saturday, Jan.9, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. with a welcome and your choice of break out sessions:

*Schools That Heal: Meeting Trauma with Compassion and Connection – Autumn Quiles, LCSW, Child Therapist

“The Power of Emotional Expression & Self-Compassion.”  – Jessica Lipsey , BS, MSW, LCSW, Parenting Consultant, Conscious for Kids

Saturday, January 23, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Welcome and a choice of breakout sessions:

*Let’s Communicate! Helping our Preschoolers Appropriately Express Fear & Anxiety – Jaime Thomas, CCC-SLP

*Mindfulness in a Crazy World – Jennifer Byer, founder, YoPlay for Kids

Saturday, February 6, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Welcome and choice of two breakouts:

*Communication Strategies to Manage Big Feelings in the Classroom Setting – Caley Kukla. MS in Early Childhood, Behavior Therapist, Early Interventionist

*Telling Your Faith Story Through Paper Art – Pastor Hedy Collver, Pastor, Senior Pastor of First United Methodist Church of Coral Gables, graphic designer and artist

*Saturday, February 20, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Final session! Praise & Worship, and another inspiring message to send us on our way!

Attending all sessions will enable you to receive 10 hours in-service or 1 CEU!