Training and Consultation

Crisis Response for Self Injury - Designed and delivered semi-annual trainings for the teen volunteers at the Seattle Crisis Clilnic Teen Link Youth Program (phone hotline) on how to utilize DBT Skills as a method of stabilizing and assisting other teens who are suffering emotionally and self harming.

Vicarious Traumatization also known as "Compassion Fatigue": Self Care for Foster Parents and Professionals Working With Traumatized Youth - Co-designed and facilitated an experiential training for YMCA Therapeutic Foster Parent All-Staff, and Foster Care Conference: Better Skills for Stronger Families in Yakima, Washington.

Teen Suicide Prevention and Intervention - YMCA Transitions all-staff training.

Sexual Abuse Prevention & Intervention - YMCA of Greater Seattle.

Creative Art Group for Transitioning Young Adults - Led weekly Transitions Program Participant Expressive Art Therapy Group.

Family Services Intensive Therapeutic Foster Care Expressive Art Youth Group - Weekly expressive art therapy groups for the YMCA Family Services and Mental Health program.

Creative Self-Exploration Retreat - Creative self-exploration and rejuvination retreat for mental health professionals in the Seattle area.

Team-Building and Creative Problem-Solving - Program design and facilitation for a 2-day YMCA Family Services and Mental Health Annual All-Staff Retreat held at Sleeping Lady in Leavenworth, WA.

Building Effective Clinical Teams - Interactive training on creating more effective clinical teams for the YMCA - FS/MH Family Support Specialist All-Staff meeting.

Building High Performance Teams, Communicating for Results, Value and Role Clarification, Empowered Assistant Series Training (EAS), Relaxation and Stress Management, Dealing Effectively with Change and Effective Leadership - Developed and delivered highly specialized and interactive national training programs which focused on creating stronger networks of effective communication between support staff, technical staff, managers and executives for Executive Counterparts™. (Clients included: Microsoft, Intel, Hewlett Packard, General Motors, Associated Packaging Systems and Ernst & Young).

Interactive Multimedia Design I, II & III - Designed and delivered three level training workshop for the Shasta County Department of Education to cover interactive multimedia design for college students, teachers and business professionals within Shasta County. Applications utilized in program designs were: Hyperstudio, Director, Photoshop Debabilizer and Freehand.

Stress Management and Deep Relaxation - Program design and facilitation for YMCA Therapeutic Foster Parent All-Staff Meeting.

Learning How to Quiet the Mind - Program development and facilitation for Shasta County Women's Refuge All-Staff Retreat.