Worcester District Dental Assistants Association Presents A Continuing Dental Education Lecture for 4 CEUs* Saturday September 21, 2019 The Manor Restaurant 42 West Boylston St West Boylston MA 01583 Members: $25.00 Non-Members: $55.00 Registration: 8am Breakfast: 8:30AM Presentation: 9am to 12pm Speaker: Dr. Steven Litwin D.D.S Topic: Immediate Implants A proud New Yorker, Dr. Steven Litwin was raised on Long Island and continued his education at the the State University of New York at Albany where he graduated magna cum laude. While at university, Dr. Litwin was ready to serve his community by working as an EMT for his local fire department and the city of Albany. He later went on to the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine where he graduated with a concentration in periodontics. Following dental school, Dr. Litwin entered a General Practice Residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Upon completion, he pursued a specialty in periodontics at the University of Kentucky. While training to become a periodontist, he also maintained a private practice position as a general dentist. With a natural drive to master his craft, Dr. Litwin decided to pursue further education and earn a Master’s in Oral Biology, during which he immersed himself in research on gum disease and its effects on dental implants. Dedicated to cultivating a healthy and active lifestyle, he enjoys being back in the northeast where he makes time to go fishing, skiing, diving, and swimming. Dr. Litwin also regularly returns to NYC where he holds a part-time position at a private practice conducting gum, bone, sinus, and implant surgery. In addition to numerous places within the U.S., Dr. Litwin’s travels include the Middle East and South America, where he has planned and completed oral surgical procedures for underserved populations.
When: Sep 21, 2019 8am in West Boylston, MA
When: Sep 21, 2019 7:30PM in West Boylston, MA
MassEdCO 2019 Fall Forum - Cyberbullying: Current Research and Trends
Please join us for a dynamic and interactive forum on cyberbullying. 'Cyberbullying: Current Research and Trends': Noon-2PM Target audience: school counselors, TRIO and GEAR UP staff, along with state and community agency representatives. This session will focus on current research and trends in cyberbullying and digital behaviors that occur between peers among children and adolescents. New data and findings about issues such as sexting and self-cyberbullying will be explored, as well as research on how communication changes in digital environments. The interaction between online behaviors and relationships in schools will be addressed as well. Attendees will learn about resources they can use to educate youth about online risk and reduce problem behaviors. Our presenter is Elizabeth Englander, Ph.D., the founder and Executive Director of the MA Aggression Reduction Center (MARC) at Bridgewater State University, a Center which delivers programs, resources and research to more than 400 schools every year nationwide. As a researcher and a professor of Psychology for 25 years, she is a nationally recognized expert in the area of bullying and cyberbullying, childhood causes of aggression and abuse, and children's use of technology Lunch is available 11:30 AM - Noon 'Legal Issues Surrounding Cyberbullying': 1PM - 2PM Target audience: school district superintendents or their representatives, principals or their representatives, school resource officers and general counsels. This session will provide an overview of the MA school bullying law along with practical guidance for school administrators to ensure their anti-bullying prevention plans comply with the law. The session will also cover how to effectively investigate bullying and cyberbullying complaints when they arise. This session's presenter is Attorney Marc L. Terry, a Partner at Mirick O'Connell, Attorneys at Law, and head of its Public Education practice. Marc concentrates his practice in the representation of public school districts, municipalities and other public entities as well as private employers in labor and employment. In his public school practice, Marc advises districts regarding school policy, student discipline, student rights, the budget process, professional licensing requirements, the non-renewal of professional staff and other education-related issues. The session will be moderated by Robert Pezzella, School Safety Director for the Worcester Public Schools. Attendees are welcome to join us for lunch at 11:30 AM, sit in on the first hour of Prof. Englander's presentation and then adjourn at 1 PM to the breakout session OR plan to arrive and register by 1 PM for this session. This forum is offered free to attendees thanks to the financial support of our sponsors: MEFA, Webster Five Foundation, Mirick O'Connell - Attorneys at Law, Seven Hills Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education.
When: Sep 27, 2019 11am in West Boylston, MA