Speaking Engagements



Thursday, January 9
2020 Healthy Advocate Institute
Holiday Inn Resort
Key Largo, Florida

Keynote: Self-Compassion: The Key to Resiliency, Authenticity and Wellness

Workshop: Beyond Compassion Fatigue: The Path to Posttraumatic Stress Growth

Open to the public. To register:



Thursday, January 23
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy
Duchenne Healthcare Professionals Summit 2020
Hilton San Diego Mission Valley
San Diego, California

Keynote: Beyond Compassion Fatigue: Building Resiliency, Vulnerability, and Wellness in Caregiving Professionals

Not open to the public.


Thursday, February 13
Los Angeles County Library System
Staff Development Day
Montebello, CA

Recognizing and Managing Compassion Fatigue

1:00 – 3:00pm

Not open to the public.


Monday, March 9
Contra Costa Veterinary Medical Association
Lafayette Park Hotel
Lafayette, California

8:00 - 9:00pm

Not open to the public.


Monday, March 9
Tuesday, March 10

City of Fremont Animal Services & Tri-City Animal Shelter
Ohlone Humane Society
Fremont, California


Thursday, April 16
Optima Healthcare Insurance Services

Webinar: Recognizing and Managing Compassion Fatigue in Healthcare Services

10:00 – 11:00am

Not open to the public. 


Wednesday, June 3
Eastern Washington University Health Education Center

Webinar: Recognizing and Managing Compassion Fatigue for Healthcare Professionals

12:00 – 1:00pm         

Not open to the public.

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