Transforming Our Community: Building Relationships, Deepening Skills, Takin...

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Angel of the Winds Arena

2000 Hewitt Avenue

Everett, WA 98201

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This conference is provided for Snohomish County residents or those who work in the county at no cost and will focus on deepening knowledge and building skills in Trauma-Informed Care and Restorative Practices that strengthen relationships and build community.

Clock Hours Available ($23.00 payment when you submit the online form)


Henry L. McClendon, Jr.

Henry McClendon, a lifelong resident of Detroit, Michigan, is pastor of Berean Chapel of Detroit and the Michigan Regional Representative for the IInternational Institute for Restorative Practices He was formerly executive assistant to Detroit mayor Coleman A. Young, Sr.; Southeast Michigan area director for Prison Fellowship Ministries; director of youth development for New Detroit, Inc; program officer for the Skillman Foundation.

Dr. Ken Epstein

Dr. Epstein has worked within family and youth service programs since 1981 as a line worker, clinician, program director, professor and chief executive officer. He currently works for East Bay Agency for Children and as a consultant helping organizations promote and achieve culture change by improving organizational practices and workforce development.


8:00-8:30 Registration/Light Breakfast

8:30-8:45 Welcome

8:45-10:00 Henry McClendon (Addressing the Adaptive Challenge for Population Level Change)

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-12:15 Workshop 1

  • A) Elizabeth Dexter-Mazza (DBT Skills are Life Skills: Bringing the DBT STEPS-A Social Emotional Learning Curriculum to Our Students)

  • B) Frank Grijalva (Master Class - Walking the Path of Trauma Informed Care)

  • C) Kathy Coffey (The Intersection of Authenticity and Resilience: Building Relationships, Deepening Skills and Taking Action)

  • D) Frida Rundell (Part 1 Trauma: The Impact on Neurological Pathways, the Brain and Relationships)

12:15-12:45 Lunch

12:45-1:45 Dr. Ken Epstein (Relational Healing in the Time of Evidence)

1:45-2:00 Break

2:00-4:00 Workshop 2

  • A) David Lewis (Turning Brain Science into Action)

  • B) Frida Rundell (Part 2 Trauma: The Impact on Neurological Pathways, The Brain and Relationships)

  • C) Matthew Reddam & Dr. Ken Epstein (Creating Trauma-Informed Systems)

  • D) Henry McClendon (Restorative Practice: Reclaiming Our Community)

4:00-4:30 Closing and Personal Commitment

Breakfast and Lunch are included. Speacial diets are not able to be accomodated.

Parking is available at your own expense at the Snohomish County garage off Oakes or Pacific or on the nearby streets.

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