Past Work

MAGNA Reference Letter Paper Clip Communications Reference Letter Plaza College Reference Letter
KCTCS Reference Letter Westmont College Reference Letter  

Keynote & Plenary Addresses

Campus Violence: Ten Common Mistakes in Assessment and Prevention (Spotlight Session given at Association of Community Colleges 4/2012)
Removing Suicidal Students From Campus: Recent Changes in Federal Policy
 (Featured Session given at SMU Law Conference (4/2012) 

Cyber Bullying on Campus: Preparation, Prevention & Policies (Keynote address given at Linda B. Floyd Campus Safety Conference 2/2011)

Crisis Management and Violence on Campus (Keynote address given at Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California 11/2010)

Identifying and Managing Aggressive Student Behaviors, Attitudes and Emotions (Keynote address given at Kentucky Community and Technical College Safety Conference, Owensboro, 7/2010)

What Makes Us Float: Positive Psychology and Inspiring Hope. (Keynote address given at Georgia College Counseling Association Conference, St. Simons Island, Georgia; 1/2010)

Working with Disruptive and Aggressive Behavior in and out of the Classroom. (Keynote address given at Lakeshore College, Cleveland, Wisconsin; 10/2009)
Motivating Non-Traditional Students
. (Keynote address given at Plaza College, Queens, NYC; 4/2009)  Threat Assessment and Management of At-Risk Students. (Plenary address NASPA Mental Health Conference. Boston, MA; 1/2009)

The Potential for Violence: Assessment and Interventions.
(Plenary address given at the University of Nebraska Medical Center symposium; 11/2008)

Trainings

Disruptive and Dangerous Behavior for Faculty/Resident Advisors (Ashford University 8/2012)
Helping Skills, Burnout Prevention and Positive Psychology 
(Bridgepoint Education/Ashford University, 8/2012)
Behavioral Intervention Team Training (Denver College of The Rockies 7/2012)
Behavioral Intervention Team Training (West Shore Community College 7/2012)
Addressing 
Aggression and Violence on Campus: What to Look For and How to Manage It
(NASPA Regional Mental Health Conference 1/2011)
Effective Crisis Management for Supervisors
(Westmont College, 11/2010)
Youth Suicide Prevention: Partnering for Life
(Kentucky Psychological Association, 7/2010)
Crisis Intervention and Management
(LaGuardia Community College, 5/2010)
Addressing Faculty Stress and Burnout
(Mercyhurst College, 3/2010)
Behavioral Intervention Teams & Working with Aggression and Violence on Campus
(Baker College; 8/2009)
Responding to a Mental Health Crisis for Student Mentors, RA’s and Campus Safety Officers
(Lincoln University; 8/2009)
Training for Academic Advisors on Suicide and Mental Health Awareness
(Tennessee Volunteer State; 6/2009)
Aggression Management for School Resource Officers.
(Two Day Training in Tunica; Mississippi, 10/2008)

Brian, speaking at Lincoln College. Brian, speaking at Lincoln College.

 

Magna Webinars & Online Courses

Restorative Justice: Applying the Theory to Practical Cases (12/2010)
Classroom Management 102: Working with Difficult Students
(8/2010)
Interactive Training Scenarios for Resident Advisors
(8/2010)
Hiring Faculty: How to Make Your Most Critical Decision
(6/10)
Involuntary Medical Withdrawals: Policy & Legal Considerations
(6/10)
Gambling Addiction: Policy, Prevention & Referral
(4/10)
How to Help Students Build Resiliency & Overcome Their Obstacles
(2/10)
Identifying and Managing Classroom Aggression and Violence
(2/10)
Its Not Always Easy to Supervise RAs: 10 Challenges for RDs. Paper presented at Magna Publications
(Webinar, 12/2009)
Redirecting Pushy Parents: How to Build Healthier Relationships
(Webinar, 8/2009)
Instead of Mandated Therapy: Mandated Educational Programming
(Webinar, 8/2009)
Mandated Assessment of At-Risk Students: 10 Best Practices
(Webinar; 6/2009)
Aggression Identification and Management for the Resident Advisor.
(Online Class; 5/2009)
Suicide Assessment Mental Illness Awareness for the Resident Advisor.
(Online Class; 5/2009)
Alcohol Education Programs: Purchase, Customize or Create?
(Webinar; 3/2009)
Classroom Management 101: Working with Difficult Students.
(Webinar; 10/2008)
Resident Advisor Training: Best Practices and Essential Tools.
(Webinar; 7/2008)
Practical Suggestion for Improving your Counseling Website.
(Webinar; 3/2008)

National Center for Student Leadership (NCSL)

Training Webinar: Aggression Identification and Management for the Student Leader (2/2009)
Identifying and Referring Suicidal Students
(2/2009)
College Students and Mental Illness
(2/2009)

Paper-Clip Audio Conferences

Cyber-Bullying on Campus: Preparation, Prevention & Policies (12/2010)
Dealing with Student Death: Preparing for the Unthinkable
(11/2010)
Supporting Non-Traditional/Adult Students: Creating an Environment for Student Success
(8/2010)
Half-Day Learning Event: Students in the Classroom – from Disruptive to Dangerous
(4/10)
Involuntary Medical Withdrawals: Prevention, Procedures and Protection
(Webinar, 2/10)
Campus Intervention Teams: Working With Disturbed and Disturbing Students
(Webinar, 3/10)
Records & Reports: V.Tech & NIU Examined.
(Webinar, 10/2009)
Responding to Student Grief.
(Webinar, 10/2009)
Unhealthy Relationships: Helping Students Define Positive Relationship Norms
(Webinar, 9/2009)
Supporting NonTraditional/Adult Students: Creating an Environment for Success
(Webinar, 8/2009)
Advanced Assessment: A Critical Student Affairs Skill.
(7/2009)
At-Risk Student Referrals: Counseling & Judicial Affairs Partnerships.
(4/2009)
Preventing Burnout: Supporting Staff Through Tough Times.
(2/2009)
Mental Health Threat Assessment: Practical Case Studies-Incidents.
(1/2009)
Mandating Mental Health Referrals & Assessments: Conducting Them Effectively.
(10/2008)
Student Affairs Program Assessment & Evaluation: Seven Simple Steps.
(10/2008)
Practical Suggestion for Improving your Counseling Website.
(3/2008)

NCHERM

Post-Intervention Behavioral Intervention Team Best Practices (4/10)
We’ve Intervened, Now What? Mandated Educational Programs
(11/09)

Innovative Educators

Addressing Mental Health Concerns on College Campuses: Data, Trends and Practical Applications (9/2010)
Identifying and Managing Aggressive Student Behaviors, Attitudes and Emotions
(2/10)
Identifying and Managing Aggressive Student Behaviors, Attitudes and Emotions
(Webinar, 8/2009)
Higher Ed Hero Audio Conferences Disruptive Classroom Behavior- Keys to Managing Difficult College Students
(Webinar, 3/10)
College Students From Hell: Handling Aggressive & Hostile Behavior
(Audio Conference, 9/2009)
Keys to Training & Managing R.A.s for Today’s Toughest Situations.
( 7/2009)
Behavioral Intervention Team Training.
(5/2009)
Handling the Most Difficult Conversations with Today’s College Students.
(Audio Conference, 11/2008)

Higher Ed Hero Audio Conferences

Disruptive Classroom Behavior- Keys to Managing Difficult College Students (Webinar, 3/10)
College Students From Hell: Handling Aggressive & Hostile Behavior
(Audio Conference, 9/2009)
Keys to Training & Managing R.A.s for Today’s Toughest Situations.
( 7/2009)
Behavioral Intervention Team Training.
(5/2009)
Handling the Most Difficult Conversations with Today’s College Students.
(Audio Conference, 11/2008)
National Center for Student Leadership (NCSL) Training Webinar Aggression Identification and Management for the Student Leader
(2/2009)
Identifying and Referring Suicidal Students
(2/2009)
College Students and Mental Illness
(2/2009)