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Recent Presentations

Parent Psychotherapy Intensive Training
St. Peter, MN
8/29/18--8/31/18

Two Generation Approach to Children's Mental Health
Sponsored by MACMH
Minneapolis, MN
7/26/18

Medical Intervention in Young Children
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
8/1-3/16

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
http://www.macmh.org for information and registration
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 Association
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
Sponsored by 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

Toxic Stress and Its Impact on Families and Home Visitors
Webinar sponsored by the 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
Kalahari Conference Center, 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, Visible Child Initiative
12/18/14

Toddler Development and Mental Health:  
The complex social and emotional world of the toddler
Sponsored by MNAFEE
Bemidji, MN
10/10/14
Maple Grove, MN
10/15/14
Mendota Heights, MN
10/29/14
Windom, MN
11/7/14
Proctor, MN
12/5/14
Rochester, MN
12/12/14

Integrative Approach to Mental Health Conference
Co-sponsors:  Marit Appeldoorn, Kathy Flaminio, Carol Siegel
Wilder Center, St. Paul, MN
10/27-28, 2014

Where the Heart Is:  Homeless Home-Visiting
Webinar sponsored by the Home Visiting Coalition
Co-presenter:  Andrea Fruetel, BA
10/23/14

A Home Away from Home:  Home-visiting with Immigrant and Refugee Families
Co-presenter:  Sadio Aar, MA
St. Cloud, MN
10/3/14

Nurture through Nature:  Key concepts in children's social-emotional development
Keynote address:  I am an Explorer Conference, University of Wisconsin
9/27/14:  River Falls, WI

"I am Not a Therapist:"
Parental Mental Illness and Home-Visiting
Co-Presenter:  Michele Fallon, LICSW
8/21/14:  Minneapolis, MN

Maternal Depression and Effects on Infant Development
7/23/14:  Minneapolis, MN

When the Haven of Safety is the Source of Alarm:*
Working with Mentally Ill Parents and Their Young Children
*Main and Hesse, 1990
Sponsored by MDH/MAIECMH
6/30/14:  St. Paul, MN

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
6/26/2014:  St. Paul, MN

Parental Mental Health and Home Visiting
Early Head Start, CAPRW
6/25/14:  St. Paul, MN

When the Haven of Safety is the Source of Alarm:*
Working with Mentally Ill Parents and Their Young Children
*Main and Hesse, 1990
Sponsored by MDH/MAIECMH
6/24/14:  St. Cloud, MN                        

Foundations of Infant Mental Health
Early Head Start, CAPRW
6/4/14:  St. Paul, MN

In the Shadow of Trauma:  Home Visiting with Distressed Parents and Their Children
5/8/14:  New Richmond, WI

We Reap What We Sow: The Importance of Early Childhood Experience on Later Development, Part II
Sponsored by United Way St. Croix Valley
5/8/14:  New Richmond, WI

The Development of the Self:  The REAL Outcome of Relationship-Based Intervention in Early Childhood Special Education
Sponsored by MACMH
Co-Presenters:  Minneapolis ECSE team
4/29/14:  Duluth, MN

Moving Towards Someone Who Hurts You:  Effects of Family Violence on Child Development
Sponsored by MACMH
4/27/14:  Duluth, MN

Attachment, Adaptation, and Adoption
11/21/13:  St. Paul, MN

Rich Soil, Deep Roots: The Importance of Early Childhood Experience on Later Development
Sponsored by United Way St. Croix Valley
10/24/13:  New Richmond, WI

Working with Immigrant and Refugee Families
Sponsored by Head Start Reach-Up
Co-presenters:  Jane Ellison, LMFT, Sadio Aar, MA, and Florence Orionzi, BA
10/17/13:  St. Cloud, MN

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:  St. Paul, MN

Frantic, Exhausted, and Out of Control:  Working with Attachment-Disordered Children in the Home and Classroom 
9/6/13:  Fergus Falls, MN

Within the Context of Relationships: Parental Mental Health and the Social-Emotional Development of Children
6/10/13:  Fergus Falls, MN

Promoting Resilience in Children and Families: A Developmental Perspective 
Webinar sponsored by the Home Visiting Coalition
Co-presenter:  Scott Harman, LICSW
5/2/13:  St. Paul, MN

Multicultural Home Visiting in Birth to Three Programs:  Lessons from Early Head Start
Co-presenters: Sadio Aar, MA, Nora Beckstrand, Alison Erickson, Julie Hickok, LSW, and Ruby Rivera, MSW
4/30/13:  Duluth, MN

Mind, Body, Connectedness:  An Integrative Approach to Psychotherapy with Young Children and Their Families 
Co-presenter:  Marit Appeldoorn, LICSW 
4/29/13:  Duluth, MN

What Rocks the Cradle?  Influences on Parenting:  An Exploration for Professionals         
Co-sponsored by Olmsted County Public Health Service
3/22/13:  Rochester, MN  

Letting Go of the Dragon’s Tail:  A Workshop for Educators dealing with Challenging Personalities
3/19/13:  Hopkins, MN

When Trauma is Part of the Picture:  Introduction to the Developmental Impact of Trauma
Authored by Michele Fallon, LICSW
2/28/13:  Bloomington, MN

Within the Context of Relationships:  Parental Mental Health and the Social-Emotional Development of Children 
Sponsored by MNaFEE and MAIEMCH
2/8/13:  Apple Valley, MN

Parental Mental Health:  Strategies for Educators
1/21/13:  Hopkins, MN

Within the Context of Relationships: Parental Mental Health and the Social-Emotional Development of Children
Co-presenter:  Michele Fallon, LICSW
Sponsored by MNaFEE and MAIEMCH
12/7/12:    Mahtomedi, MN
11/30/12:  Grand Rapids, MN
11/20/12:  Bloomington, MN
11/5/12:    Winona, MN
11/2/12:    St. Cloud, MN
10/26/12:  Windom, MN
10/3/12:    Bemidji, MN

Mind, Body, Connectedness:  An Integrative Approach to Psychotherapy with Youth and Their Families
Co-presenter:  Marit Appeldoorn, LICSW
Sponsored by MACMH
11/12/12:  Brooklyn Center, MN

Family Home Visiting in the Context of Risk:  
Trauma and its Implications for Home Visiting 
Sponsored by the Targeted Home Visiting Coalition and United Way
Co-presenters:  Scott Harman, LICSW, Michele Fallon, LICSW, Jane Elison, LMFT
10/15/12:  St. Paul, MN

Reflective Consultation in Early Childhood Special Education
10/8/12:  Minneapolis, MN
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