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EVENTS

SPEAKING/EXHIBIT TOUR COMING 2024

 
 
 

 

CONFIRMED 2024

WESTPORT ART GROUP Zoom Presentation Tuesday March 5 (6-7pm)

 

DARTMOUTH NATURAL RESERVE TRUST Thursday, March 21 630-8pm (Fundraiser/Talk)

 

WESTPORT LIBRARY Solo Exhibit April 2024. Talk: Thursday April 25. 630-730pm

 

RI AUDUBON at BRISTOL NATURE CENTER Saturday May 11 (1-3pm)

 

 

WESTPORT RIVER WATERSHED ALLIANCE BOOK LAUNCH PARTY/ FUNDRAISER May 18 2024 1-5pm

 

DARTMOUTH LIBRARY (June 20th 6pm)

 

BRIDGEWATER LIBRARY Solo Exhibit Watercolor/Photography Month of July 2024 

 

CHAPPY CENTER CHAPPAQUIDDICK  July 17, 2024 (4-5pm)

 

CREATIVITY AND MADNESS Conference, August 1-4 Santa Fe, New Mexico

TAUNTON RIVER WATERSHED (September 25)

 

OSTERVILLE LIBRARY TBD

BARRINGTON LAND TRUST TBD

MASS AUDUBON ALLEN'S POND TBD

READING, PA TBD
LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ TBD

 

 

CONFIRMED 2025

 

 

SOUTHCOAST ALMANAC Walking Book Tour (Tent June 2025)

 

WISH LIST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS (Someday. . .)

 

SOUTH COAST ARTIST'S MEETING

 

CAPE COD MUSEUM OF ART

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (with Dr. Ting!)

THE READING ROOM

NEW BEDFORD ART MUSEUM

 

 

 

 

ANY

LAND TRUST/NATURE CONSERVANCY/

AUDUBON CHAPTER

ENVIRONMENTAL YOUTH CONFERENCES

BIRDING CLUBS

BOOK GROUPS

ART CLUBS/ASSOCIATIONS

NATURE CONSERVANCIES

INDIE BOOK STORES

LIBRARIES! WHOOO! LIBRARIES THANK YOU!!

BIGGEST WEEK IN AMERICAN BIRDING

RAPTOR WEEKENDS

CAPE MAY BIRDING CONFERENCE

CAPE COD BIRDING CLUBS

SCHOOLS OF SOCIAL WORK (RUTGERS/RIC)

THERAPY CONFERENCES (only if I have to ha ha)

SY MONTGOMERY (PLEASE DO A TALK WITH ME)

 

PLACES I HAVE FRIENDS/FAMILY WHERE I'D LOVE TO DO A TALK

FLORIDA (I know)

MAINE

VERMONT

NEW HAMPSHIRE

CONNECTICUT

BOSTON/CAMBRIDGE/

CAPE COD/ISLANDS

NORTH CAROLINA

NEW JERSEY

VIRGINIA/DC

PENNSYLVANIA

RHODE ISLAND

THAILAND (true!)

 

 

 

Previous Workshops. (TRAUMA, PARENTING and ADOPTION) 

2017
Rhode Island College
EMDR and Trauma Evidence Based Treatment
Genograms and Family Formation Adoptive and Foster Families
2015
Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of Kids in Care: Ethical Considerations for
Front Line Providers. Rhode Island College. March 2015 Co-Presenter

Women and Divorce. Co-Presenter with Cheryl Ethier. March 2015

Rhode Island College Adoption Certificate Program. Genograms and Family Formation
October 2015

2013
Kickimuit Middle School: How to parent your nasty, sneaky , lazy lovable teen April 2

Parenting Matters
Barrington High School
April 6

Bradly Hospital Speaker Series (with Leah Berg)
April 12
Increasing Permanency Outcomes for Children in State Care

2012

How to Parent your nasty, sneaky, lazy lovable ADOPTED teen
Adoption Rhode Island Feb 7

Parenting your nasty sneaky lazy lovable
pre-teen or teen
Parenting Matters Conference
Barrington High School March 17

Pathways to Permanency: Engaging Older Youth to Achieve
Positive Outcomes. April 11-12th
Michigan State University

Communities For People
Foster Parent Training
April 19th


Past Speaking Engagements
February 6, 2011
Teens: Sex and Dating
Congregation Agudas Achim
Attleboro Rhode Island

March 19
Parenting Matters Conference
Barrington High School

April 1-3
Maine Festival of the Book
Portland Maine
www.mainereads.org
(With Julia Glass)

April 6
Allen Coventry Middle School
Parent Support Network

April 9
Making Connections
Adopted Kids, Teens and Families
Parenting Workshop
Adoption Rhode Island

October 19-20th
Think Tank Adoption and Foster Care
Presenter: Pre-post Adoption and Family Therapy a Clinical Perspective
Cleveland, Ohio

October 29th
Children's Book Festival
Barrington Books

December 23rd
Elmwood Community School Providence RI
TRAUMA DRAMA
Understanding how the Brain is Impacted by Trauma
Interventions that work in schools with Teens and Pre-Teens

2010
The Opposite of RAD
Forming Healthy Attachments in Families
Adoption RI

La Salle Academy Honors Night
Protect it, Use it or Lose It
Getting the Most Mileage Out of Your Teen Brain


Parenting Matters sponsored by Bradley Hosptial
Barrington High School
How to Raise Out-of-Control Teenagers
Empowering parents to restore respect, love and sanity to their
families

ADOPTION COMMUNITY OF NEW ENGLAND
The Perfect Storm: Weathering the turbulent adolescent years with your adopted pre-teen or teen

Lincoln High School and Middle School
Sponsored by
Lincoln Task Force on Substance Abuse
USE IT OR LOSE IT. How to make the most
out of your teen's amazing, changing yet vulnerable...brain.
A workshop for smart parents and their very awesome teens.

La Salle Academy
VISITING AUTHOR'S GRANT 2010

ACONE RHODE ISLAND TEEN CONFERENCE
Featured Presenter

BOOK EXPO AMERICA
NEW YORK CITY

NARRAGANSETT HIGH SCHOOL
SPORTS NIGHT

PRINCETON CHILDREN'S BOOK FESTIVAL

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE
Continuing Education
They are Teens First(The not so secret lives of foster and adopted teens)

Adoption Rhode Island:Book Club for Teens

ACONE "TRAUMA DRAMA" Identifying and treating traumatized teens.(Adoption Community of New England)Professional Day
Westborough MA April 2008

Community Action Foster Care Training
Woonsocket

LaSalle Parent Night

READING WITH ROBIN 866-920-WHJJ (920AM)

Tannerhill Adoption Agency

Rhode Island College Social Work Class

St. Mary's Foster Home Staff and Foster Parent Training

MOMTALKRADIO 2006

GORDON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL in Providence, RI
Wed. Jan. 24
Gordon's Book Fair

Tea With Marie Channel 13 RI

At Providence College Social Work Class

The Resiliant Child Series ADOPTION RHODE ISLAND

Barrington High SchoolBlogging and Podcast

NATIONAL FOSTER PARENT CONFERENCE WASHINGTON DC 2007

BookExpo America (BEA)New York City

Connecticut Association Foster Parents June 2007

Barnes and Nobel Warwick RI

Author Series Philips Memorial Baptist Church

Caritas Dinner and Silent Auction Keynote

"Let's talk Adoption" Conference
Rutgers University

NJ Author Talk Bayview Commons

Bayside YMCA Author Book Club