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Conference Info

Speakers

Kay Adams, LPC, Center for Journal Therapy Inc. Journal Writing to Calm Anxiety


Karen Alonge, Interpersonal Communication Consultant Communicating with Your Kids During Stressful Times


Wendy Gossett, M. Ed., Temperament, MBTI, Jungian & Enneagram Specialist Parenting a Unicorn: How Your Child's Temperament Could be Driving them Towards Risk


HOPE Coalition of Boulder County Understanding Depression in the Time of COVID


Dr. Shelly Mahon, PhD, Executive Director of PEN Unlocking Creativity, Productivity & Joy During Challenging Times


Brandon Slade, CEO/Founder of Stride Learning Improving Executive Functioning Skills


Stephanie Small, LCSW, CNE, CMHN Three Mental Health Nutrition Principles Everyone Should Know


Nicholas Thompson, LCSW Improving Executive Functioning Skills


Isabelle Tierney, M.A., LMFT The Stress Reset Masterclass: How to Lower Your Stress Anytime, Anywhere


Paige Trevor, Certified Parent Educator, The Balancing Act, LLC Helping Teens Move Through Anxiety


Wendy Van Besien, Leadership & Executive Coach Emotional Intelligence & Resilience – Why It’s Even More Critical in Today’s World


Brooks Witter, M.A., LPC, Wise Roots Parenting Serving Our Values in Difficult Times


Conference Schedule


Keynote Presentation- On Demand VideoUnlocking Creativity, Productivity & Joy During Challenging Times

Speaker: Dr. Shelly Mahon
How can we transform these challenging times into some of the best moments of our lives? The answer is FLOW. Join Dr. Shelly Mahon in discovering what FLOW is and how you can use it to unlock creativity, productivity and joy.
Presentation Appropriate for Adults/Parents


Friday AM Workshop 1: 9:00-10:00am MSTEmotional Intelligence & Resilience – Why It’s Even More Critical in Today’s World

Speaker: Wendy Van Besien
Emotional Intelligence is critical for both personal and professional success. Yet many of us don't understand what it is and how it can help us lead a happier and more successful life.
Presentation Appropriate for Ages 10 and Up


Friday AM Workshop 2: 10:30-11:30am MSTUnderstanding Depression in the Time of COVID

HOPE Coalition of Boulder County Speakers: Colie's Closet Members & Jenny Hecht, LCSW
HOPE Coalition's presentation will look at statistics, warning signs and risk factors of depression and suicide. How COVID and other issues that have presented themselves in 2020 will be also discussed and resources will be presented.
Presentation Appropriate for Ages 14 and Up


Friday Lunch Workshop: 12:00-1:00pm MSTCommunicating with Your Kids During Stressful Times

Speaker: Karen Alonge
During challenging times (i.e. all of 2020), communication can become difficult and strained. Karen will share several strategies parents can use to enrich the warmth, support, and comfort they provide during chaotic, troubling times.
Presentation Appropriate for Adults/Parents


Friday PM Workshop 1: 1:30-2:30pm MSTServing Our Values in Difficult Times

Speaker: Brooks Witter
This workshop will introduce the ACT Matrix of Psychological Flexibility. Audience members will come away with a basic understanding of the concept of psychological flexibility, gain skills in personal values assessment, mindfulness & acceptance practices, and setting meaningful goals in valued life-domains.
Presentation Appropriate for Ages 15 and Up


Friday PM Workshop 2: 3:00-4:30pm MSTThree Mental Health Nutrition Principles Everyone Should Know

Speaker: Stephanie Small
Are you struggling with poor focus, depression, anxiety, insomnia, substance cravings? Your symptoms may be emotional in origin but they may also be physiological. Enter mental health nutrition: the art and science of using nutrition and supplements to balance and stabilize biochemistry and reduce or eliminate mental health symptoms. Presentation Appropriate for Ages 13 and Up


Saturday AM Workshop 1: 9:00-10:00am MSTParenting a Unicorn: How Your Child's Temperament Could be Driving them Towards Risk

Speaker: Wendy Gossett
Society places many unrealistic expectations upon us and parents may adopt these same expectations and place them on their kids. However, these expectations may be hindering kids with certain temperaments from becoming the magical creatures they were designed to be. Audience members will gain an understanding of The Four Temperaments, how to identify the four personality traits most at risk, what you can do to help and more!
Presentation Appropriate for Ages 13 and Up


Saturday AM Workshop 2: 10:30-11:30am MSTHelping Teens Move Through Anxiety

Speaker: Paige Trevor
Helping kids move through anxiety is tricky in the best of times. This workshop will walk parents through the science of the changing teen brain, communication techniques that build connection, and how to help our teens manage their anxiety.
Presentation Appropriate for Adults/Parents


Saturday Lunch Workshop: 12:00-1:00pm MSTImproving Executive Function Skills

Speakers: Brandon Slade & Nicholas Thompson
Executive function skills don't occur naturally—they're learned. Teaching these skills helps students to succeed not just academically, but in all areas of their lives. Through repetition, routine, self-advocacy, and staying active, students can thrive.
Presentation Appropriate for Ages 11 and Up


Saturday PM Workshop 1: 1:30-2:30pm MSTJournal Writing to Calm Anxiety

Speaker: Kay Adams
Anxiety is everywhere throughout our culture and then in 2020 we added a global pandemic. Where do we turn for the inner calm required for conscious life choice? Personal expressive writing on a notebook or screen can mitigate anxiety responses by helping us clarify thoughts, sort through complex feelings, make action plans and celebrate small successes.
Presentation Appropriate for Ages 13 and Up


Saturday PM Workshop 2: 3:00-4:00pm MSTThe Stress Reset Masterclass: How to Lower Your Stress Anytime, Anywhere

Speaker: Isabelle Tierney
In the last 10 months, stress levels have skyrocketed due to the pandemic, the political climate, and general uncertainty about the future. It's no surprise that stress wears on our physical, mental, and spiritual health. In this presentation, you’ll learn a proven method to help you reduce your stress and restore your well-being, anytime, anywhere.
Presentation Appropriate for Adults/Parents


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Includes access to all 10 workshops (5 workshops on Friday Jan 29th and 5 workshops on Saturday Jan 30th).
**Please note, we cannot accommodate refunds due to missing a workshop.


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