Training

I offer talks and trainings to groups of all sizes on topics including family diversity and self-determination, transition to parenthood, infant mental health, organizational change towards social justice, and reflective supervision.  One-time events and on-going training formats are available.

Select Recent Talks and Trainings:

  • Reflective Supervision (with Lea Brown and Andrea Scott). San Francisco Department of Public Health, Behavioral Health Services. San Francisco, CA, 3/6/19
  • Deepening our Community’s Commitment to Diversity-Informed Practice: Introdcution to the Diversity-Informed Tenets for Work with Infants, Children, and Families (with Ana Arbel and Carmen Rosa Noroña).  Taos, NM 11/14/18
  • Bringing it Home: Uniting Personal and Practice Experience via the Diversity-Informed Tenets (with Ayannakai Nalo), First Five Alameda.  Alameda, CA 11/9/18
  • Using the Parent-Child Relationship Competencies in Treatment Planning and Documentation.  Early Childhood Mental Health Program.  Richmond, CA 10/19 & 10/26/18
  • Reflect on This! Reflective Supervision via the Diversity-Informed Tenets (with Ayannakai Nalo and Carmen Rosa Noroña). Zero to Three National Conference, Denver, CO 10/4/18
  • Diversity-Informed Tenets for Work with Infants, Children, & Families (with  Carmen Rosa Noroña and Tonia Spence). Boston, MA 9/21/18
  • Diversity-Informed Tenets for Work with Infants, Children, & Families (with  Carmen Rosa Noroña and Tonia Spence). Springfield, MA 9/20/18
  • Diversity-Informed Tenets for Work with Infants, Children, & Families (with  Carmen Rosa Noroña and Tonia Spence). Worcester, MA 9/19/18
  • Reflective Supervision: Healing Relationships.  Edgewood Center for Children and Families.  San Francisco, CA 3/19/18
  • Reflective Supervision (with Lea Brown and Kadija Johnston). San Francisco Department of Public Health, Behavioral Health Services. San Francisco, CA, 11/15/17
  • Reflective Supervision: Supervisory Matrix as Facilitating Environment. San Mateo County Family Health Services. San Mateo, CA, 4/26/17
  • Social-Emotional Development and the Meanings of Behavior. Early Childhood Mental Health Program, Richmond, CA, 3/6/17
  • Bringing it Home: Uniting Personal and Practice Experience via the Diversity-Informed Infant Mental Health Tenets (with Ayannakai Nalo), First Five Alameda, San Leandro, 1/20/17 & 1/27/17
  • The Parent-Child Relationship Competencies © St. John. Santa Clara County IFECMH Training Academy. San Jose, CA 1/18/17
  • Diversity-Informed Infant Mental Health Tenets: Deepening Self-Awareness to Create Organizational Change (with Kandace Thomas, Karen Frankel, & Carmen Rosa Noroña) Zero to Three National Conference, New Orleans, LA 12/8/16
  • Multicultural Issues in Clinical Supervision. ZSFG Department of Psychiatry, Division of Infants, Children, & Adolescents. San Francisco, 8/3/16
  • Trauma-Informed Developmental Psychopathology and Intervention: Infancy. ZSFG Department of Psychiatry, Division of Infants, Children, & Adolescents, San Francisco, 11/23/16 & 12/21/16
  • Written on the Walls: Intergenerational Transmissions of Trauma, Hope, and Healing as Represented in the Murals of the San Francisco Mission District. ZSFG Department of Psychiatry, Division of Infants, Children, & Adolescents, San Francisco 9/9/16
  • Infant Mental Health: A Lens for Psychologists Working with any Population. Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute. San Francisco 6/6/16
  • Unconscious Bias: Using Racial Literacy to Address the Elephant in the Room (with Howard Stevenson and Tonia M. Spence). Harris Early Childhood Speaker Series. Chicago, IL 3/17/16
  • Lesbian, Gay, & Bisexual Parents & their Children: Experiences and Outcomes in New Family Structures (with Gary Gates, Charlotte Patterson, & Andrew Burwick), Zero to Three National Conference. Seattle, WA 12/4/15
  • Walking the Walk: Implementing Diversity, Inclusion, & Equity Principles into Early Childhood Programs (with Kandace Thomas, Karen Frankel, & Carmen Rosa Noroña) Zero to Three National Conference. Seattle, WA 12/3/15
  • Supervisory Matrix as Facilitating Environment, San Mateo County Department of Mental Health, 6/5/15
  • Diversity-Informed Tenets. Webinar series on Expulsion & Prevention – Session on Program Quality and Professional Development.  S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children & Families, 2/25/15