List of Presentations:  1997-2020


5/25/21

The Drama of Working with Young Children, MACMH, Minneapolis, MN

5/21/21

Foundations of Infant Mental Health, Reading, PA

4/18/21

Historical Trauma and Intergenerational Themes in Parenting, Symposium

Children's Mental Health Annual Conference, MACMH, Minneapolis, MN

11/12/20 

The Vulnerability of Parents, South/Metro Intermediate District, Shakopee, MN

11/25/20

Pandemic Parenting: An experiment in infant mental health

Infant and Early Childhood Conference, MACMH, Minneapolis, MN

10/26/20

Hypnotherapy Techniques, Minneapolis, MN

Co-presenter: Heather Klein, PhD, LP, Sponsored by Minnesota Society of Clinical Hypnosis

9/12/20

The Vulnerability of Parents, Hennepin County, Minneapolis, MN

8/11/20

How to Talk So Parents Will Listen, Great Start, DHS, Minneapolis, MN

7/17/20

When Families Lose a Loved One: Grief and loss in families with young children, MACMH, Minneapolis, MN

6/29/20

Coping in Uncertain Times: Working with families in child protection during the time of COVID, DHS, MN

6/24/20, 6/25/20

The Integrative Role of Relationship, Alabama Mental Health Counselors Association, AL

6/19/20

Webinar: The Parallel Process on Display: Working at home with children when your children are at home with you

Sponsored by MACMH

4/3/20

Impact of Parental Mental Illness on Early Childhood Development, Early Childhood Family Education, Anoka, MN

3/7/20

Webinar: Separation & Loss: The Developmental Impact on Children and Families, sponsored by MACMH

2/17/20

Using Metaphor and Imagery in Adult and Parent Psychotherapy, Minnetonka, MN

Sponsored by Minnesota Society of Clinical Hypnosis

1/23/19

Parent Psychotherapy Intensive, sponsored by Hiawatha Community Mental Health Center, Winona, MN

10/30- 11/1/19

The Vulnerability of Parents, Infant and Early Childhood Conference, Brooklyn Park, MN

10/29/19

Hypnotherapy Techniques, Minnetonka, MN

Co-presenter: Heather Klein, PhD, LP, Sponsored by Minnesota Society of Clinical Hypnosis

9/14/19

Developmental Principles and Foundations of Infant Mental Health

Early Head Start, CAPRW, St. Paul, MN

8/30/19

Developmental Principles: What do we do now? Avivo, Minneapolis, MN

8/20/19

Attachment, Regulation, and Behavior, Therapeutic Teaching Model, Wilder Foundation, New Hope, MN

8/14/19

Parent Psychotherapy Intensive, Minneapolis, MN

7/29/19 - 7/31/19

Child Parent Psychotherapy Advance, Minneapolis, MN, co-presenter: Jane Ellison, LMFT

5/31/19

Secondary Traumatic Stress and Self-Care, CAPRW, St. Paul, MN

5/3/19

Secondary Traumatic Stress and Self-Care, MACMH Symposium, Duluth, MN

4/28/19

Secondary Traumatic Stress: A Supervisor's Role, CAPRW, St. Paul, MN

3/22/19

Attachment and Play, Maplewood, MN

3/8/19

Reflective Practice for Library Professionals: An Introduction, St. Paul, MN

3/6/19

Developmental Metaphors in Parent/Child Intervention, sponsored by MACMH, St. Paul, MN

2/28/19

Secondary Traumatic Stress and Self-Care, Early Childhood Special Education, Minneapolis, MN

2/4/19

Creating a Case Map for Complex Families, sponsored by MACMH, St. Paul, MN

1/30/19

Partnering with Parents, IEC Conference, Brooklyn Park, MN

10/29/18

Introduction to Reflective Practice, Bridge Collaborative, Rochester, MN

9/14/18

Parent Psychotherapy Intensive Training, St. Peter, MN

8/29/18 - 8/31/18

Attachment, Regulation, and Behavior,Therapeutic Teaching Model, Wilder Foundation

8/16/18

Secondary Traumatic Stress and Self-Care, Children's Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

7/27/18

Two Generation Approach to Children's Mental Health, sponsored by MACMH, Minneapolis, MN

7/26/18

Medical Intervention in Young Children, Children's Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

7/20/18

Medical Intervention in Young Children, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

7/19/18

Parent Psychotherapy Intensive Training, Minneapolis, MN

4/18/18 - 4/20/18

Key Note: Getting Development Back on Track: A Relationship Perspective

Developing Strategies and Metaphors in Early Childhood Intervention, Evergreen Conference, Bemidji, MN

3/22/18

Food and Mood: Effects on children's mood and development, Thrive Community , St. Cloud, MN

2/9/18

When Families Lose a Loved One: Grief and loss in families with young children, MACMH, Minneapolis, MN

1/26/18

Secondary Trauma and Self Care, Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul, MN

9/28/17

Foundations of Infant Mental Health, Resources, Inc., Minneapolis, MN

8/24/17

When Trauma Affects Development: Working with children and families in Head Start, St. Paul, MN

8/28/17

Reflective Supervision/Consultation Symposium, St. John's University, Collegeville, MN

8/3/17

Key Concepts in Early Development: Helping parents see the needs of their children

Minnesota Summit on Prenatal Substance Use and Infant Exposure, Earle Brown Center, Brooklyn Park, MN

7/28/17

Cultural Variations in Parenting, UMN Early Childhood Symposium, St. Johns University, Collegeville, MN

6/20-6/21/17

Addressing the Neurological Cascade Associated with Urban Poverty

Co-presenter: Ted Thompson, MA, LP, Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN

5/12/17

The Impact of Family History on Creating a Healthy Food Culture, Minnesota Department of Health WIC Conference, Minneapolis, MN

5/5/17

Family Food Cultures: How family food patterns can affect children's mood and development

MACMH Symposium, Duluth, MN

4/24/17

Parent Psychotherapy Intensive Training, Minneapolis, MN

3/29/17 - 3/31/17

The Impact of Stressful Medical Intervention on Young Children, Children's Hospital, UMN, Minneapolis, MN

3/24/17

After Birth: Clinical Issues Related to Postpartum Depression and Parenting, sponsored by MACMH, St. Paul, MN

2/6/17

Cultural Variations in Parenting, Minneapolis, MN

1/30/17

Cultural Variations in Parenting, White Bear Lake, MN

1/27/17

Cultural Variations in Parenting, sponsored by MACMH, Minneapolis, MN

12/5/16

How a Baby Becomes a Person/How a Person Becomes a Parent, sponsored by MACMH, Minneapolis, MN

11/30/16

Secondary Traumatic Stress and Self-Care, Andover, MN

8/5/16

An Evening to Relax and Restore: Self-Care for Educators and Health Care Practitioners

Co-Presenter: Judy Woods, Phd, LP, Winona, MN

8/2/16

Reflection, Regulation, and Reciprocity: A Three Day Workshop in Child and Family Mental Health

Co-Presenter: Judy Woods, Phd, LP, Winona, MN

8/1/16 - 8/3/16

How a Baby Becomes a Person: The integrative role of relationship on development, Faculty Symposium, St. John's University, Collegeville, MN

7/25/16

The Impact of Stressful Medical Intervention on Young Children, MACMH, St Paul, MN

7/22/16

Infant/Toddler Development and Mental Health, Early Head Start, St. Paul, MN

6/29/16

Cultural Variations in Parenting, Sponsored by St. Paul School District, St. Paul, MN

4/8/16

Secondary Traumatization and Self Care for Mental Health Providers, Milaca, MN

2/19/16

Medical Interventions in Very Young Children, Sponsored by Greater St Cloud Area Thrive, St. Cloud, MN

2/12/16

Addressing the Neurological Cascade Associated with Urban Poverty

Co-presenter: Ted Thompson, MA, LP, Sponsored by Minnesota Psychological Associationm Saint Paul, MN

2/5/16

Cultural Variations in Parenting, sponsored by MACMH, Minneapolis, MN

12/4/15

After Birth: Clinical Issues Related to Postpartum Depression and Parenting, MACMH, Minneapolis, MN

7/20/15

We Teach People How to Treat Us: Parent Child Relationships and Our Relational Selves, MHED Talk

MACMH Conference, Duluth, MN

4/26/15

Reflective Supervision: Professional Development and Parallel Process, Institute for Strengthening Families

Indianapolis, IN, Co-presenter: Christopher Watson, PhD

4/21/15

Understanding the Needs of Adults with Persistent Mental Illness, Eden Supportive Housing, Minneapolis, MN

4/3/15

Webinar: Toxic Stress and Its Impact on Families and Home Visitors, sponsored by Home Visiting Coalition

Co-presenter: Scott Harman, LICSW

3/26/15

Strengthening Relationship-Based, Reflective Practice in Head Start/Early Head Start

Wisconsin Head Start Association Annual Conference, Wisconsin Dells, WI

2/22/15

Supporting the Well-Being of Children and Families who are Experiencing Homelessness

Webinar sponsored by the Home Visiting Coalition

Co-presenter:  Sharon Henry-Blythe, Director, Invisible Child Initiative

12/18/14 

Toddler Development and Mental Health:  The complex social and emotional world of the toddler, Rochester, MN

12/12/14

Toddler Development and Mental Health:  The complex social and emotional world of the toddler, Proctor, MN

12/5/14

Toddler Development and Mental Health:  The complex social and emotional world of the toddler, Windom, MN

11/7/14

Toddler Development and Mental Health:  The complex social and emotional world of the toddler, Mendota Heights, MN

10/29/14

Integrative Approach to Mental Health Conference, Co-sponsors:  Marit Appeldoorn, Kathy Flaminio, Carol Siegel

Wilder Center, St. Paul, MN

10/27/14 & 10/28/14

Where the Heart Is:  Homeless Home-Visiting,Webinar sponsored by the Home Visiting Coalition

Co-presenter:  Andrea Fruetel, BA

10/23/14

Toddler Development and Mental Health:  The complex social and emotional world of the toddler, Maple Grove, MN

10/15/14

Toddler Development and Mental Health:  The complex social and emotional world of the toddler, Bemidji, MN

10/10/14

A Home Away from Home:  Home-visiting with Immigrant and Refugee Families, St. Cloud, MN.  Co-presenter:  Sadio Aar, MA

10/3/14

Keynote address: Nurture through Nature:  Key concepts in children's social-emotional development,  I am an Explorer Conference, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, WI

9/27/14

I am Not a Therapist:” Parental Mental Illness and Home-Visiting, Head Start, Minneapolis, MN.  Co-Presenter, Michele Fallon, LICSW

8/21/14

Maternal Depression and Effects on Infant Development, Minneapolis, MN

7/23/14

When the Haven of Safety is the Source of Alarm:*. Working with Mentally Ill Parents and Their Young Children, *Main and Hesse, 1990, St. Paul, MN.  Sponsored by Minnesota Department of Health/MAIECMH

6/30/14

Reflecting In Action: Responding to Difficult Interactions Between Parents and Young Children During Home Visits

Webinar sponsored by the Home Visiting Coalition.  Co-Presenter:  Michele Fallon, LICSW

6/26/14

Parental Mental Health and Home Visiting, Early Head Start, CAPRW St. Paul, MN

6/25/14

When the Haven of Safety is the Source of Alarm:*. Working with Mentally Ill Parents and Their Young Children, *Main and Hesse, 1990, St. Cloud, MN.  Sponsored by Minnesota Department of Health/MAIECMH

6/24/14

Foundations of Infant Mental Health, Early Head Start, St. Paul, MN

6/14/14

In the Shadow of Trauma:  Home Visiting with Distressed Parents and Their Children, New Richmond, WI

Sponsored by United Way St. Croix Valley

5/8/14

We Reap What We Sow: The Importance of Early Childhood  Experience on Later Development, Part II, New Richmond, WI

Sponsored by United Way St. Croix Valley

5/8/14

The Development of the Self:  The REAL Outcome of Relationship- Based Intervention in Early Childhood Special Education

Minnesota Association of Children’s Mental Health Conference, Duluth, MN Co-Presenters:  Minneapolis ECSE

4/29/14

Moving Towards Someone Who Hurts You:  Effects of Family Violence on Child Development

Minnesota Association of Children’s Mental Health, Duluth, MN

4/27/14

Attachment, Adaptation, and Adoption, Early Childhood Family Education, St. Paul, MN

11/21/13

Rich Soil, Deep Roots: The Importance of Early Childhood Experience on Later Development, New Richmond, WI

Sponsored by United Way St. Croix Valley

12/24/13

Working with Immigrant and Refugee Families, St. Cloud, MN.  Sponsored by Head Start Reach-Up

Co-presenters:  Jane Ellison, LMFT, Sadio Aar, MA, and Florence Orionzi, BA

10/17/13

Home-Visiting with Immigrant and Refugee Families.  Webinar sponsored by the Home Visiting Coalition

Co-presenters:  Jane Ellison, LMFT, Sadio Aar, MA, and Florence Orionzi, BA

10/4/13

Frantic, Exhausted, and Out of Control:  Working with Attachment- Disordered Children in the Home and Classroom, Fergus Falls, MN

9/6/13 

Within the Context of Relationships: Parental Mental Health and the Social-Emotional Development of Children, Fergus Falls, MN

6/10/13

Promoting Resilience in Children and Families: A Developmental Perspective, Webinar sponsored by the Home Visiting Coalition

Co-presenter:  Scott Harman, LICSW

5/2/13

Multicultural Home Visiting in Birth to Three Programs:  Lessons from Early Head Start, Minnesota Association of Children’s Mental Health, Duluth, MN.  Co-presenters: Sadio Aar, MA, Nora Beckstrand, Alison Erickson, Julie Hickok, LSW, and Ruby Rivera, MSW

4/30/13

4/29/13 Mind, Body, Connectedness:  An Integrative Approach to Psychotherapy with Young Children and Their Families

Minnesota Association of Children’s Mental Health, Duluth, MN.  Co-presenter:  Marit Appeldoorn, LICSW

4/29/13 

What Rocks the Cradle?  Influences on Parenting:  An Exploration for Professionals, Rochester, MN.  Co-sponsored by Olmsted County Public Health Service

3/22/13

Letting Go of the Dragon’s Tail:  A Workshop for Educators dealing with Challenging Personalities, Hopkins School District, Hopkins, MN

3/19/13

When Trauma is Part of the Picture:  Introduction to the Developmental Impact of Trauma, Bloomington, MN, Michele Fallon, LICSW, author

2/28/13

Within the Context of Relationships:  Parental Mental Health and the Social-Emotional Development of Children, Apple Valley, MN 

Sponsored by MNaFEE and MAIEMCH

2/18/13

Parental Mental Health:  Strategies for Educators, Hopkins School District, Hopkins, MN

1/21/13

Within the Context of Relationships: Parental Mental Health and the Social-Emotional Development of Children, Mahtomedi, MN

Co-presenter:  Michele Fallon, LICSW

12/7/12

Within the Context of Relationships: Parental Mental Health and the Social-Emotional Development of Children, Grand Rapids, MN

Co-presenter:  Michele Fallon, LICSW

11/30/12

Within the Context of Relationships: Parental Mental Health and the Social-Emotional Development of Children, Bloomington, MN

Co-presenter:  Michele Fallon, LICSW

11/20/12

Mind, Body, Connectedness: An Integrative Approach to Psychotherapy with Youth and Their Families

Co-presenter: Marit Appeldoorn, LICSW. Sponsored by MACMH 

11/12/12

Within the Context of Relationships: Parental Mental Health and the Social-Emotional Development of Children, Winona, MN

Co-presenter:  Michele Fallon, LICSW

11/5/12

Within the Context of Relationships: Parental Mental Health and the Social-Emotional Development of Children, St. Cloud, MN

Co-presenter:  Michele Fallon, LICSW

11/2/12 

Within the Context of Relationships: Parental Mental Health and the Social-Emotional Development of Children, Windom, MN

Co-presenter:  Michele Fallon, LICSW

10/26/12

 Family Home Visiting in the Context of Risk: Trauma and its Implications for Home Visiting, St. Paul, MN

Sponsored by the Targeted Home Visiting Coalition and United Way. Co-presenters:  Scott Harman, LICSW, Michele Fallon, LICSW, Jane Elison, LMFT

10/15/12

Reflective Consultation in Early Childhood Special Education, Minneapolis, MN

10/8/12

Within the Context of Relationships: Parental Mental Health and the Social-Emotional Development of Children, Bemidji, MN

Co-presenter:  Michele Fallon, LICSW

10/3/12

Introduction to Attachment, AmericaCorps, Spring Valley, MN

8/28/12

Relationships Matter, MN Department of Health, Mankato, MN

5/7/12

Family Home Visiting in the Context of Risk: Trauma and its Implications for Home Visiting, St. Paul, MN

Sponsored by the Targeted Home Visiting Coalition and United Way. Co-presenters: Scott Harman, LICSW, Michele Fallon, LICSW, Jane Elison, LMFT

4/27/12

Developmental Knowledge for Clinicians:  Understanding the first five years of life, Symposium, MACMH Conference, Duluth, MN

4/23/12

Relationships Matter, MN Department of Health, Minneapolis, MN

1/5/12

Home-Visiting with Developmentally Challenged Parents, Olmsted County Public Health, Rochester, MN

12/21/20

Relationships Matter, MN Department of Health, St. Louis Park, MN

12/7-12/8/11

How Do Behavioral Difficulties Begin? A developmental understanding of young children’s behaviors, Andover, MN

10/3/11

Adult States of Mind: Guides for intervention, ECSE, Minneapolis, MN

8/24/11

Reflective Consultation, Part II, Owatonna, MN.  Co-presenters:  Susan Schultz, PhD and Scott Harman, LICSW

7/11/11

Reflective Consultation, Part I, Owatonna, MN.  Co-presenters:  Susan Schultz, PhD and Scott Harman, LICSW

6/24/11

Home-Visiting with High-Risk Parents, Head Start, Mankato, MN

5/17/11

Psychotherapy Revisited:  Reformulating a Previous Psychotherapy Case from the Infant Parent Program, Duluth, MN

Minnesota Association of Children’s Mental Health Conference

5/2/11

Attachment Dynamics in Work with Parents and Children, American Physical Therapy Association, St. Paul, MN

4/16/11

When the Haven of Safety is the Source of Alarm, NAMI MN, Lakeville, MN

4/7/11

Adult State of Mind: Guides for intervention, Lakeville, MN

2/14/11

A Developmental View of Early Childhood Mental Health, Early Childhood Family Education, Elk River, MN

1/28/11

The Meaning of Attachment Patters: Early identification and intervention, South Central Human Relations Center, Owatonna, MN

10/11/10

Thinking about the Parent , Early Head Start, St. Paul, MN

2/17/10

The Exciting World of Infant Mental Health, Early Head Start, St. Paul, MN

2/15/10

It’s All About the Bricks and Mortar: Building a robust infant mental health program, Minnesota Head Start, St. Paul, MN

1/28/10

Let’s Start at the Very Beginning: Early childhood mental health Stillwater Early Childhood Family Education, Stillwater, MN

1/25/10

Misleading Assumptions about Parenting, Hopkins School District, Hopkins, MN

11/17/09

Infant Mental Health and Working with High Risk Parents, Head Start, Mankato, MN

10/15/09

10/8/09 A New Paradigm for Learning: An Introduction to Reflective Consultation, MN Department of Education, Rutgers, MN

9/14-16/09 Parent Child Psychotherapy Training, St. Cloud State, MN

9/2/09 Building Babies’ Brains, Fundatia Inocenti/Romanian Children's Relief

Bucharest, Romania

6/18/08 Underlying Processes: Self-regulation and its relationship to early childhood mental health, Early Childhood Special Education, Minneapolis, MN

6/16/08 Attachment Past and Present, MN Child Welfare Training System, West St. Paul, MN

5/28/08 Working with High Risk Parents: How to understand, how to help

Olmsted County Public Health, Rochester, MN

4/17/08 Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Mercy Medical Center Continuing Education Series, Sioux City, IA

4/6/08 Grieving the Old Story, Writing the New: Living the cycle of acceptance, IEIC Dakota County, Minnetonka, MN

1/21/08 Serving High Need Families of Infants and Toddlers: Building Relationships, Early Childhood Family Education, Buffalo, MN

6/23/07 Using Attachment Concepts in the Classroom: Creating a Therapeutic Preschool Environment, Center for Inclusive Child Care, St. Paul, MN Co-presenter: Alison Mezzenga, MA, LLP

6/15/07 Managing the Emotional Toll of Complex Cases, Storefront Group, Minneapolis, MN

5/14/07 Working with High Risk Parents: How to understand, how to help Winona County Public Health, Winona, MN

5/11/07 Working with High Risk Parents: How to understand, how to help Early Childhood Family Education, Buffalo, MN

5/9/07 Parenting and Substance Abuse: Implications of new research Chrysalis Conference on Co-occurring Disorders, St. Paul, MN

5/4/07 Today’s Challenge: Promoting secure attachment in all families

Carlton County Public Health, Carlton County, MN

4/23/07 Infant Mental Health, Thrive Initiative, Bemidji, MN

Co-presenter: Jane Elison, MA, LAMFT

4/20/07 The Meaning of Attachment Patters: Identification and intervention

Child Welfare Training System, Duluth, MN

4/19/07 Infant Mental Health, Thrive Initiative, St. Cloud, MN

Co-presenter: Jane Elison, MA, LAMFT

4/17/07 Infant Mental Health, Thrive Initiative, Duluth, MN

Co-presenter: Jane Elison, MA, LAMFT

4/13/07 Intergenerational Transmission of Abuse and Neglect

Child Abuse Prevention Symposium, Dakota County, MN

4/11/07 Introduction to Infant Mental Health, Early Childhood Special Education, Brooklyn Center, MN

3/26/07 Infant Mental Health, Thrive Initiative, Glenwood, MN

Co-presenter: Jane Elison, MA, LAMFT

3/20/07 Infant Mental Health, Thrive Initiative, Albert Lea, MN

Co-presenter: Jane Elison, MA, LAMFT

3/16/07 Home Visiting: Advanced Concepts

Anoka-Hennepin Early Childhood Family Education, Anoka, MN

3/13/07 Infant Mental Health, Thrive Initiative, Hutchinson, MN

Co-presenter: Jane Elison, MA, LAMFT

2/5/07 Respondent to Charles Zeanah, Attachment Series, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

1/28/07 When Children are not the Greatest Challenge, Birth to Three Conference, Alexandria, MN

1/12/07 Interactive, Interpersonal Process of Infant Mental Health

Early Childhood Education and Head Start, Duluth, MN

12/18/06 Interventions in the Moment, Early Childhood Family Education, Apple Valley, MN

10/24/06 Effects of Stress and Neglect on Brain Development, Anoka Hennepin Early Childhood Special Education, Anoka, MN

10/16/06 Infant Mental Health Interventions in the Moment, Healthy Families, Dakota County, MN

8/31/06 The Interpersonal, Interactive Process of Infant Development, Anoka Hennepin Early Childhood Special Education, Anoka, MN

8/29/06 Introduction to Infant Mental Health

Effects of Disruption on Infant Brain Development Minneapolis Early Childhood Family Education, Minneapolis, MN

7/8/06 Putting It into Words: The Language of Intervention with High Risk Families, Summer Institute, St. John’s College, Collegeville, MN

Co-presenter: Maris Gilbert, MA

6/16/06 Adult Attachment and Its Implications for Treatment of Children and Parents, St. David’s Networking Conference, Minnetonka, MN

Co-presenter: Susan Schultz, PhD.

5/25/06 Effects of Disruption on Infant Brain Development, Early Childhood Family Education, Buffalo, MN

5/25/06 Infant Mental Health Part Two: Interventions for Home Visitors, Dakota County Public Health, Apple Valley, MN

5/2/06 Maternal Depression and Its Effects on Infant Development

Minnesota Association of Children’s Mental Health, Duluth, MN

3/24/06 Introduction to Infant Mental Health, St. Paul Early Childhood Family Education, St. Paul, MN

3/3/06 Children’s Mental Health and How It Affects Their Ability to Learn Family Literacy Conference, Minnetonka, MN

1/6/06 The Interpersonal, Interactive Process of Infant Development, Head Start, Proctor, MN

10/11/05 Interactive, Interpersonal Process of Infant Mental Health, Dakota County Public Health, Apple Valley, MN

9/29/05 Introduction to Infant Parent Psychotherapy, Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health, Duluth, MN

9/14/05 Maternal Depression and the Effects on Infant Development

Bethel College, Arden Hills, MN

9/7/05 Attachment Basics; Effects of Stress and Separation on Young Children, Head Start, Maple Lake, MN

8/30/05 When Children are not the Biggest Challenge, Family Means, Stillwater, MN

6/30/05 Depressed Parents, Depressed Babies: Maternal depression, infant development, and the parent-child relationship, Jeremiah Program, Minneapolis, MN

5/17/05 Effects of Disruption on Infant Brain Development, Washburn Child Guidance Center, Minneapolis, MN

5/9/05 Attachment Basics: An overview; Effects of Disruption on Infant Brain Development, Wright County, Buffalo, MN

3/17/05 Mental Health Concerns in Early Childhood

Early Childhood Special Education, St. Louis Park, MN:

3/11/05 The Interpersonal, Interactive Process of Infant Development

Barron County, Turtle Lake, WI

3/8/05 How Can I Tell When a Young Child Needs Help?

Signs of emotional or behavioral disturbance in young children

Allianz Corporation, Minneapolis, MN

3/4/05 Introduction to Infant Mental Health, Early Childhood Special Education, Chaska, MN

2/10/05 Challenges of Home Visiting, Early Childhood Special Education, Minneapolis, MN

12/6-7/04 Foster Children: Dealing with grief and loss

High Risk Parents, Part Two: Mental Illness, Parenting, and Intervention Challenges, Olmstead County, Rochester, MN

11/10/04 Effects of Disruption on Infant Brain Development, Early Childhood Special Education, St. Paul, MN

9/17/04 The Interpersonal, Interactive Process of Infant Development University of Wisconsin, Superior, WI

9/2/04 Maternal Depression and the Effects on Infant Development

Bethel College, Arden Hills, MN

7/19-20/04 High-Risk Parents of Young Children: A Relationally Based, Attachment Focused Approach to Treatment

Olmstead County, Rochester, MN

4/29-30/04 High-Risk Parents of Young Children: A Relationally Based, Attachment Focused Approach to Treatment

Olmstead County, Rochester, MN

4/9/04 Depressed Parents, Depressed Babies, St. Paul Public Schools Early Childhood Special Education, St. Paul, MN

3/26/04 Home-Visiting with Relationally Challenged Parents, Minneapolis Public Schools Early Childhood Special Education, Minneapolis, MN

3/10, 11/04 Translating Attachment Concepts into Practice: Strategies for Home Visitors

Depressed Parents, Depressed Infants

Emotional and Physical Well-Being of Child Care Providers

Mega Early Childhood Conference, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN

1/29/04 The Effects of Stress and Separation on Young Children, MCRI, Brainerd, MN

1/27/04 When Abused and Neglected Children Become Parents: Intern Training, Indian Health Board, Minneapolis, MN

1/9/04 Translating Attachment Concepts into Practice

University of Minnesota, ITV Series, Minneapolis, MN

11/4/03 Infant Mental Health: Treatment Strategies with High-Risk Families

St. David’s Symposium, Minneapolis MN

9/25/03 Depressed Parents, Depressed Infants: Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Clinicians and Home Visitors, Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health Programs, Brainerd, MN

9/4/03 Parental and Infant Depression, Bethel College, Arden Hills, MN

8/18/03 Current Trends in Adolescent Mental Health, Twin Cities Academy, St. Paul, MN

5/9/03 When Abused or Neglected Children Become Parents

Infant Mental Health, Minneapolis Community Technical College, Minneapolis, MN, Co-Presenter: Maris Gilbert, MA

4/15/03 Panel Discussion: Issues in Infant Mental Health

Minnesota Association of Children’s Mental Health, Duluth, MN

1/30/03 Depression, Anxiety, and ADHD in Early Childhood Eden Prairie School District, Eden Prairie, MN

12/6/02 Decoding the Alphabet Soup: Understanding Early Childhood Diagnoses, Head Start Disabilities Conference, Green Bay, WI

11/2/02 Nurturing the Child’s Healthy Brain, Wilder Child Care Conference, St. Paul, MN

10/18/02 Therapeutic Interventions with High Risk Parents and Children, Head Start Southern Cluster, Mankato, MN

9/4/02 Parental and Infant Depression, Bethel College, Arden Hills, MN

4/24/02 When Abused or Neglected Children Become Parents: Clinical Issues and Case Examples Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health, Duluth, MN

3/14-15/02 Decoding the Alphabet Soup: Understanding Early Childhood Diagnoses and Diagnostic Procedures

Parent Work: Therapeutic Interventions with High-Risk Parents of Young Children

When Abused or Neglected Children Become Parents: Clinical Issues and Case Examples

Translating Attachment Theory into Practice: Using an Attachment Approach with Children and Parents

Mega Early Childhood Conference, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN

2/21/02 Parent Psychotherapy: Keeping the Child in Mind, Hamm Clinic, St. Paul, MN

2/18/02 Behavior Guidance for Preschool Children: Structuring for Success Children’s World, Bloomington, MN

2/1/02 Decoding the Alphabet Soup: Understanding Early Childhood Diagnoses and Diagnostic Procedures, Head Start Early Childhood Conference, Madison, WI

11/20/01 Attachment Issues in Clinical Work Washburn Child Guidance Center, Minneapolis, MN

10/3/01 Parent Work: Therapeutic Interventions with High-Risk Parents of Young Children, Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health Programs, Brainerd, MN

9/20/01 Finding a Place to Start Bethlehem Community Center, Minneapolis, MN

8/28/01 Translating Attachment Theory into Practice: Using an Attachment Approach with Children and Parents, Prairie Five Head Start, Madison, MN

6/11/01 Translating Attachment Theory into Practice, Birth to Three Conference, Columbus, Ohio

Infant Mental Health: The Challenge of Intervention with High-Risk Families, St. Cloud, MN

Sponsored by Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health

4/10/01

 Infant Mental Health: The Challenge of Intervention with High-Risk Families, Mega Early Childhood Conference, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN

3/14/01

Translating Attachment Theory into Practice: Using an Attachment Approach with Children and Parents

Washburn Child Guidance Center, Minneapolis, MN

10/20/00

Infant Mental Health: The Challenge of Intervention with High-Risk Families, Early Childhood Conference, Southwest State University, Marshall, MN

10/9/00

8/9/00 Translating Attachment Theory into Practice: Using an Attachment Approach with Children and Parents, Head Start Conference, Columbus, Ohio

Attachment Distress and Disruption: Implications for Early Education. Head Start Disabilities Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana

Co-presenter: Anne Gearity, LCSW

5/16-/17/00

When Abused or Neglected Children Become Parents: Clinical Issues and Case Examples, Washburn Child Guidance Center, Minneapolis, MN

10/19/99

Integrating Parenting into Therapy, TALKline Family Support Center, San Francisco, CA

6/9/98

Parenting Issues for Parents of Pre-Teen and Adolescent Girls Department of Human Services, San Francisco, CA

4/23/98

When Abused or Neglected Children Become Parents: Clinical Issues and Case Examples, Grand Rounds, Langley Porter Psychiatric Service, University of California, San Francisco, CA

2/2/98

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children, Family Service Agency of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

6/7/97

Parent Engagement: First Contact, Tenderlion Children’s Clinic, San Francisco, CA

4/27/97