Wisdom for Wednesday: Building Hope in Ourselves & Our Communities

January 25, 2023 @ 9:30 AM EST

The past few years have been difficult for many and especially children and young adults. More recently, having hope, finding hope, and building hope in ourselves and our community may feel overwhelming, and perhaps even impossible.

Join the MyCom Network for a special Wisdom for Wednesday event with Dr. Brett Zyromski from The Ohio State University as we discuss building hope.

In the session, participants will:

  • Recognize the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on our communities
  • Understanding the power of Hope and how it can be used to overcome oppressive systems
  • Assess their own Hope levels and gain resources for assessing children’s levels of Hope
  • Use a crowdsourcing strategy to identify strategies to increase Hope
  • Design and execute strategies for increasing their own Hope & Hope in their community

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Learn More About Dr. Zyromski:

Dr. Brett Zyromski is an Associate Professor at The Ohio State University. His scholarship focuses on how school-based counselors can enhance protective factors and positive childhood experiences for students that have experienced adverse childhood experiences. His research also explores the impact of evidence-based interventions in school counseling, evidence-based school counselor education, and evaluation in school counseling. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for the Professional School Counseling journal.

Dr. Zyromski has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters related to school counseling issues, delivered over 100 international, national, regional, and local presentations and has served as numerous international and state conference keynote.


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