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OPWDD Region 1 FSS Advisory Council Fall Conference

October 16, 2021 8:30 am until 3:00 pm
At Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES
      3599 Big Ridge Rd, Spencerport, NY 14559, USA


Morning session—Healthy Self-Esteem, Relationships and Dating

Presented by Kathy O’Connell, MS, CRC, LMHC, Director of Radiant Abilities, LLC

  • Part 1: Nurturing Self Esteem in Adults and Children
  • Part 2: How to Support Healthy Relationships

Afternoon session—Protecting Yourself Online

The digital world offers many opportunities – information, shopping, social media, and more – but there are risks to it as well. Join us for a comprehensive presentation on:

  • Protecting privacy and password security
  • Recognizing and preventing cyberbullying
  • Developing healthy relationships and avoiding strangers


Who should attend?

Youth and adults with disabilities, their families, and those who support them


In-person at Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, 3599 Big Ridge Road, Spencerport, NY 14559 OR Online streaming


  • 8:30-9:00 Registration
  • 9:00-10:30 Nurturing Self Esteem in Adults and Children
  • 10:45-12:15 How to Support Healthy Relationships
  • 12:15-1:00 Lunch provided for in-person attendees — choose one:
    • turkey wrap
    • ham wrap
    • tuna wrap
    • garden salad (gluten-free)
  • 1:00-3:00 Protecting Yourself Online


Presented by: 

OPWDD Region 1 Family Support Services Advisory Council

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