Course detail: Kansas Juvenile Officers Association Annual Conference

The Kansas Juvenile Officers Association will be hosting their annual conference July 26-30, 2021 at the Oread Hotel in Lawrence, KS.  

This year's conference will feature presentations in leadership, burnout, gang prevention, trauma and brain development, and the latest technology communication tools. In addition, hear from the Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and updates from those representing NASRO, DARE America, Kansas Department of Corrections and a special luncheon presentation from the Kansas Department of Transportation. Join us for special networking events and the Awards Banquet on Thursday, July 29th.  

Conference Location:
The Oread Hotel - 1200 Oread Avenue - Lawrence, KS 66044

Sleeping rooms are available at The Oread Hotel at the conference rate of $96 plus applicable tax.  For reservations, please contact The Oread Hotel directly at (785) 843-1200 and reference the KSJOA Room Block.  

Registration Fees:  
All attendees are required to pay the $225 registration fee, which will include ONE banquet ticket.  Additional banquet tickets can be purchased for $35 each, by selecting the "add-on" option during the registration process below.  If you wish to attend a single day of training, the registration fee is $100 per person.  Please select registration preference from the drop-down list provided below.  

It is recommended you send a qualified substitute if you cannot attend.  Please contact Jenny Caywood or Mary Ellen Kirkbride prior to July 14, 2021 if you are unable to attend.  No refunds will be made after that date.  

Jenny Caywood 

Mary Ellen Kirkbride 

Conference Agenda

Monday, July 26th:

0700-0800:     Registration
0800-0845:     Opening Ceremony/Welcoming Remarks
0900-1200:     Keynote Speaker - "Leading Under Stress" - Presented by, Andy Core
1200-1300:     Lunch Sponsored by - KDOT Safe Program - "Legislative Update"  
Presented by, Ed Klumpp
1300-1700:     "Give Em The Finger; How to Survive Burnout" - Presented by, Mark Yarbrough

1900-2300:     Icebreaker Event:  Karaoke & Music - Snacks Provided

Tuesday, July 27th:

0730-0800:     Registration
0800-1200:     "Profiling Teen Killers & School Shooters" - Presented by, Phil Chalmers
1200-1300:     Lunch
1300-1700:     "Safe and Secure Schools" - Presented by, John Calvert, Director, KSDE

1730-2300:     Evening Entertainment

Wednesday, July 28th:

0730-0800:     Registration
0800-1200:     TBD
1200-1300:     Working Lunch - D.A.R.E Officer Enhancement Lesson Updates - Presented by Kim Hawkes, Central Region Director, D.A.R.E. America
1300-1700:     "Human Trafficking & Gang Members, Outlaw Bikers" - Presented by, Gabe Morales, Gang Prevention Services & Criminal Justice Solutions

Thursday, July 29th:

0730-0800:     Registration
0800-1000:     "Trauma, Brain Development, De-escalation Techniques & Creating Relationships with Students" - Presented by, Jeanine Long and Jodi Grover, VIBE Interactive
1000-1200:     "Hesston Active Shooter Incident" - Presented by, Chief Doug Schroeder, Hesston Police Department
1200-1300:     Lunch
1300-1700:     "High Impact Communication, Social Media & Technology Update with Curriculum Opportunities" - Presented by, Scott Harvey, Speaking of Harvey

1800:    Awards Banquet & Dinner - Department Uniform or Dress Attire REQUIRED!

Friday, July 30th:

0900-1100:     KSJOA General Membership Meeting - Organizational Updates  - Drawing for Prizes
1100-1115:      Certificates Available in the Registration Area - Conference Adjourned!  

There will be two parallel tracks offered through NASRO this year as well. To register, click on the corresponding links below.

Available sessions