Workshop and Presentations

2017  Setting Respectful Boundaries With Children Parent Advisory Committee

2017  Peer to Peer Conflict Strategies, Vancouver School Board

2017  How to Talk to Your Child’s Teacher, Parent Advisory Committee

2016  Working Through Family Conflict, Vanouver RC Archdiocese

2016  Self Regulation and the Digital Brain, Vanouver RC Archdiocese

2016  Self Regulation Strategies for Children, Vanouver School Board

2016  Talking to the Unregulated Child, Vancouver School Board

2016  Disruption Strategies for the Digital Brain, Vanouver School Board

2016  Activie Listening Strategies, Vanouver School Board

2016  Your Brain on Twitter, Vanouver School Board

2016 Managing Conflict Between Colleagues, Vanouver School Board

2016 Anxiety and the Brain, Vancouver School Board

2016 Developing Your Listening Skills, parent groups, counselling groups

2015 Developing Strategies for Stress – parent group presentation

2015 Age of Distraction – Vancouver School Board

2015  Evolution and Neuroplasticity – Vancouver School Board

2015 Conflict Begins with You – parent group presentation

2015 Learning to Listen – parent group presentation

2015 Developing Strategies for Stress – parent group presentation

2015  Teaching Strategies for the Anxious Child – Sacramento State University

2008  Technology and Learning – Vancouver School Board

2007 Langara Commencement Ceremony Key Note Speaker

2005  Pedagogy and Theater of the Oppressed International Conference -Hollywood, CA

2005  Voices in the Classroom Conference presenter- University of California, Davis

2005  Sacramento State University Faculty Forum presenter, “Using Drama as an Instructional Tool” Sacramento State University

2003  Drama Techniques and Play Building, Panarama Community Church, Surrey, B.C.

2003 Using Drama to Create Community in the Multi-Cultural Classroom Howe Avenue Elementary School, Sacramento, CA.

  1. Multiple Perspectives of the AERA: Narrative. Paper and presentation to the American Education and Research Association Conference, New Orleans.
  2. Using Drama in the ESL Classroom. English as a Second Language Professional Development Workshops.

2002 Conflict and the Body – An Interactive Workshop: Vancouver School Board,.

2002 Playing with Anger – A Physical Response to Learning and Teaching Anger Management: Vancouver School Board,.

2002  Taking Risks in the Workplace Bank of Montreal, Burnaby, BC, January.

2001  Supporting Conflict as a Creative Edge in the Workplace, Bank of Montreal Executives, Vancouver, BC

2001  Communication in the Workplace: Empowering Your Voice, Kwantlan College Nursing Instructors, Vancouver, BC.

2000  Teaching Conflict Resolution to Grade 8 Inner-City High School Students in a Multicultural Setting in a Physicalized, Kinesthetic Format. Paper and workshop presentation to the Love and Compassion Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

2000  Multiple Perspectives of the AERA: A Narrative Perspective. Paper and presentation to the American Education and Research Association Conference, New Orleans.

1999  Using Play and Theatre Techniques as a Teaching Tool in Moral Education Presentation and workshop, ”Programa Ninos de la Calle” (Program for Street Children), Mexico City.

1998  Using Drama in the ESL Classroom Co-presenter, English as a Second Language Professional Development Workshops, B.C.

1998  Using Drama in the ESL Classroom Co-presenter, English as a Second Language Professional Development Workshops, B.C..

1995  Incorporating Narratives from the Margins in Humanities Curriculum Co-presenter, American Council for the Learned Society Conference, Palm Springs.