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SUU to Host Sixth Annual Family Matters Conference

Published: November 01, 2019 | Author: Savannah Byers | Category: Special Events

R. Haze Hunter Conference CenterThe department of Family Life and Human Development (FLHD) is pleased to be hosting its sixth annual Family Matters Conference November 14 and 15 at Southern Utah University. The conference is free and open to the public. Therapists who attend can earn up to 5 free CEUs through the NASW

Family Matters is a yearly conference organized by SUU’s FLHD department. This year’s theme, “Secrets to Happiness,” will focus on using positive psychology and will address issues such as depression and anxiety, and how to live a more fulfilling life. 

“Research has provided us with a great deal of information on how to change our brains and experience greater levels of happiness,” said Jim Mock, assistant professor of teacher education and family development. “Our aim is to share what we know using some of the top professionals in the field.” 

All events will be hosted in SUU’s Hunter Conference Center. This year’s schedule will go as follows:

10 Happy Hacks for a Flourishing Life
David Schramn, Ph.D.
November 14 at 7:00 p.m.
  
It’s All in Your Head: Get Your Brain to Work For You Instead of Against You
Amy Gwilliam, Life Coach
November 15 at 9:00 a.m.
  
Finding Happiness in Relationships
Danny Hatch, Ph.D.
November 15 at 10:00 a.m.
  
The Gift of Gratitude
Ashley Whiting, School Counselor
November 15 at 11:00 a.m.
  
How to be Up in a Down World
John Buckner, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
November 15 at 12:00 p.m. 
  
Student Poster Presentations
November 14 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
November 15 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
  

Registration is not necessary for the Family Matters Conference. Visit the website to learn more about the Family Matters Conference and speakers


Tags: College of Education and Human Development

Contact Information:

David Bishop
435-586-5400
davidbishop@suu.edu