The Zoomer Generation: Now What?

Monday, April 3, 2023
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Minnesota State University, Mankato



8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m. Welcome
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Together Yet Alone: How the Most Connected Generation is the Loneliest
Thad Shunkwiler, LMFT, LPCC, ACS, CCMHC
Associate Professor
Department of Health Science
Director- Center for Rural Behavioral Health 
College of Allied Health and Nursing 
Minnesota State University, Mankato 
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. The Effects of a Pandemic on the Developing Brain: How to Support our Youngest Generation
Carissa Delestre, MS, LMFT, RPT
Counseling Services of Southern Minnesota
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Out of the Trauma of the Pandemic: Helping Navigate Trauma Responses from our Teens & Adolescents
Jolene Hanson, LICSW
Outpatient Behavior Health Provider
Mayo Clinic Health System
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Your FIRST Response to Alleged Child Maltreatment Training
Jayme Schoevers, Nicollet County Health and Human Services Child Protection Social Worker

Your FIRST Response to Child Maltreatment training teaches participants how to listen to children who have experienced maltreatment and gather the information needed in a way that puts the child's needs FIRST.


Monday, April 3, 2023
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Minnesota State University, Mankato - Room CSU 253/4/5

COST (three registration options):

  • Entire Day Registration - $55 (attend the entire workshop - includes lunch)
  • Morning Registration - $55 (attend the morning sessions from 8:00 a.m. through 12:00 p.m. - includes lunch)
  • Afternoon Registration - FREE (attend the afternoon session from 1:00 p.m. through 3:00 p.m. - DOES NOT include lunch)   

CEUs Available!  Up to 5 CEU hours have been approved by the MN Board of Social Work.

QUESTIONS ABOUT REGISTRATION:  Please contact Kim Scholtens via email ( or phone at 507-389-1094.

RegisteR HERE


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