Guest Speakers

Amie Myrick Headshot

Amie Myrick, LCPC

Amie specializes in working with children and families. She is an Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Master Presenter in Maryland and has provided education to professionals and community members throughout the state. Amie has presented at local, national, and international conferences for over 15 years on topics related to trauma and advocacy. She has received specialized training to work parents and children on topics related to sexual development. This past summer, she was one of the keynote speakers at the Maryland School Psychologist Association Summer Institute, where she shared ways to practice trauma-informed approaches in schools and the community.

In addition to her professional experience, Amie also brings nearly ten years of experience as a parent. She is the mother of three school-aged children in a blended family.

Nitai Joseph

Nitai is the Program and Research Manager at No More Stolen Childhoods and holds a master’s degree in the psychology of coercion and complex trauma. He has worked for several years to raise awareness about, and support recovery from, child abuse in insular communities. In that work he has facilitated recovery workshops and spoken internationally on topics ranging from community factors contributing to abuse, to working with adult survivors using non-stigmatizing frameworks. Nitai is passionate about understanding and addressing abuse of power in the many forms it takes, especially when it impacts children.

Foundations of Effective Online Safety

Date: Wed. February 22, 10:00-11:30am
Location: Virtual via Zoom
CEUs Available

A live, 90-minute session covering:

  • The main categories of online risk.
  • Why and how standard messaging has been ineffective
  • Forms of abuse and exploitation online
  • Youth perspectives on tech values, risks, and effective communication.

Continuing Education Units:
This session has been approved by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists and offers 1.5 hours of Category 1 CEUs.