FEI to Present at Campus Safety and IACLEA Conferences

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FEI Behavioral Health, a social enterprise with a 35-year history and a leader in workforce resilience from EAP and organizational development to workplace violence prevention and crisis management, will present sessions at the upcoming events: Campus Safety Magazine’s 2018 Campus Safety Conferences and the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) Annual Conference.

FEI will present at the Pre-Conference Executive Forum, “Handling Protests, Controversial Speakers and First Amendment Rights in a University Setting,” for all three 2018 Campus Safety Conferences:

  •     Campus Safety Texas (running June 24-26, in Irving, Texas) on June 24 at 2:00 p.m. CST.
  •     Campus Safety East (running July 18-20, in Herndon, Va.) on July 18 at 2:00 p.m. EST.
  •     Campus Safety West (running July 30 – August 1, in Pasadena, Calif.) on July 30 at 2:00 p.m. PST.

For each forum, FEI Senior Director of Crisis Management Services, Vivian Marinelli, will present the opening session, “A Year of Protest: Ideological Divides and America's College Campuses.” This session will examine how universities can prepare for protests during large events on campus. Marinelli will discuss key features of crisis preparation including conducting risk assessments, developing and evaluating emergency response plans, training response teams through drills and tabletop exercises and creating robust communication strategies.

Marinelli brings over 20 years of work in direct clinical services specializing in trauma and grief counseling to her position which focuses on assisting individuals involved in critical incidents. Vivian has been the principal architect in designing, developing and continuing to oversee a highly successful team of specialists focused on supporting the critical needs of individuals, families and communities during disasters. She is recognized as a subject matter expert in community and organizational emergency response and provides customized training for teams throughout the world. She holds a doctorate degree in clinical psychology and is a licensed psychologist in Wisconsin.

The IACLEA Annual Conference runs June 29 – July 2, in Orlando, Fla. FEI Senior Account Manager, Randy Kratz, will present the session, “Opiate Addiction and Impact on Your Campus,” on July 2, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. EST.

The presentation will discuss the ever-increasing issue of opiate and heroin abuse in workplaces and communities, understanding that drug use affects not just students, but also those responsible for their education. Participants will gain an understanding about the rise in opiate addiction and how to reduce the impact on their campus workforce.

In addition to presenting, FEI also will be exhibiting at the conference.

Kratz, MS, LCSW, LPC, is a Senior Account Manager and Consultant for FEI Behavioral Health. He is a licensed clinical social worker and licensed professional counselor in Wisconsin and has worked as both a counselor and a supervisor in outpatient and hospital settings for over 15 years. He has been a workplace consultant for over 20 years providing employers and employees with assistance for stress and conflict management, organizational change, substance abuse and other organizational challenges affecting people. Kratz is an experienced adult educator and has presented at many conferences and workshops throughout the Midwest. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work and a Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology.

To learn more about the 2018 Campus Safety Conferences or FEI’s presentations, visit https://www.campussafetymagazine.com/event/2018-campus-safety-conferences-in-3-cities-dallas-tx-washington-dc-and-pasadena-ca/.

For more information about the IACLEA Conference or FEI’s session, visit https://www.iaclea.org/annual-conference/.

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FEI has a 35-year history in enhancing workforce resiliency by offering a full spectrum of solutions, from EAP and organizational development to workplace violence prevention and crisis management. One of the most successful social enterprises in America, FEI was created by the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, a national network of social sector organizations working to achieve its vision of healthy and equitable society. Visit http://www.feinet.com for additional information.

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