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Public Speaking Engagements

Recent Public Speaking Engagements

  • April 7-May 5: “Trauma Informed Care Training Series: Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators” for Catholic Charities Santa Rosa
  • April 5, 2022: “Developmental Trauma: The Impact of Community Violence on Young Children” for the Hanna Institute Summit Radical Resolve – Disrupting Systemic Violence through Trauma Informed Care
  • November 2& 4, 2021:”Regulate, Relate, Reason: Brain-Based Strategies for Managing Challenging Behaviors in Children with Trauma Histories” for Stanislaus County Department of Education
  • June 23, 2021: “Trauma Informed Practices and Resiliency Building for Early Childhood” with Julie Kurtz and the Center for Optimal Brain Integration
  • May 27, 2021: “3-Part Trauma Responsive and Healing Engaged Series” with Julie Kurtz and the Center for Optimal Brain Integration
  • May 19 & 20, 2021: “Maternal Mental Health: Addressing the Impact of ACEs, Toxic Stress and Intergenerational Trauma” for Hanna Institute with Allison Murphy, MFT
  • January 26-February 21, 2021: “Trauma Informed Care Training Series: Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators”
  • January 11, 2018: SCOE Restorative Culture Collaborative: “Mindfulness and Co-regulation”
  • November 8, 2017: SCOE Restorative Culture Collaborative: “Towards Trauma Informed Schools” with Michele Rogers, Ph.D
  • September 28, 2017: Sonoma County Early Childhood Mental Health Summit: “ACEs in the Perinatal Period: Implications for Bonding and Attachment” with Allison Murphy, MFT
  • July 13, 2017: Sonoma County Behavioral Health Youth Mental Health Forum: “Adversity, Resilience and Early childhood Neurodevelopment”
  • June 13 and 21, 2017: SRJC Foster and Kinship Programs: “Healing Relationships: Promoting Resiliency in the Face of Toxic Stress”
  • May 30, 2017: ACEs Community of Practice Fellowship Keynote ” Neurodevelopment: The Powerful Science Behind Your ACEs Work”
  • January 23, 2017: First Five Sonoma Commission Meeting: “Neurodevelopment in Early Childhood”
  • October 22, 2016: Professional Association of Childhood Educators – Annual Education Conference: “Adverse Childhood Experiences. The Impact of Toxic Stress in Early Childhood”
  • September 26, 2016: Sonoma State University –  Emotional Development and Mental Health: “Complex Developmental Trauma: The Consequences of Toxic Stress in Early Childhood”
  • September 6, 2016: Sonoma State University Nursing Program: “Adverse Childhood Experiences: The Health Consequences of Toxic Stress in Childhood”
  • June 25, 2016: Postpartum Support International Annual Conference – “Neurodevelopment and Primary Relationships: Mitigating the PMAD Impact”
  • June 6, 2016: Sonoma County Office of Education: Special Education – “Adverse Childhood Experiences: The Impact of Toxic Stress in Early Childhood”
  • June 2, 2016: Sonoma County Office of Education – “ACEs and Behavior in the Classroom”
  • March 4, 2016: Sonoma County Office of Education Childcare Planning Council – “ACES and the Developing Brain”
  • October 23, 2015: TLC Family and Children’s Services – “Trauma Informed Parenting for Foster Parents”
  • October 7, 2015: Thrive Center for Birth and Family Wellness – A CEU Course for birth workers: “Screening For Perinatal Mood Disorders” with Lily Rossman. To register, go to www.thrivebirth.com or call 707-387-2088
  • September 13, 2015: Sonoma State University Nursing Program: “Adverse Childhood Experiences: The Health Consequences of Toxic Stress in Childhood”
  • August 25, 2015: Panelist at the Sonoma County Family Youth and Children’s Services showing of “Paper Tigers”
  • August 13-14 2015: Santa Rosa City Schools Public Development Days – “ACEs and the Classroom: Creating Trauma Informed Schools”