Speaking Engagements

0_72819_ce1fd9c6_LKira and Gilda have participated and spoken at the following conferences and workshops:

2016  Mom’s club in Atwater. Workshop: Trust and Respect

2016  27th RIE Infant/Toddler Conference.  Social Stories: How Our Reflection and Active Listening Support Secure Attachment.

2015 Oneonta Preschool Parenting Workshop: Understanding My 3, 4 and 5 year Old


2015 Oneonta Preschool Parenting Workshop: Limit Setting (Time In vs. Time Out)


2015 Oneonta Preschool Parenting Workshop: How Do Children Become Problem Solvers


2014 Pasadena Mom’s Club — Conflict with children


2014 Limit Setting – What you could do if you observe undesired behavior


2013 Parenting Workshop: What Can Adults Do (Conflict in Toddler Class)


2013 Clairbourn Parenting Workshop: Positive Discipline


2012 Spice Up Your Preschool Classroom – Curriculum Planning


2012 Parent Effectiveness Training – Thomas Gordon Book Discussion


2012 Center Director’s Breakfast: Teacher/Staff Training Workshops


2012 Mom’s Club Altadena small group discussion on “how to intervene” in child’s play


2012 Mom’s Club Altadena Talk on Conflict Resolution


2012 63rd Annual CCPPNS Convention, Burbank – Conflict Resolution with Preschoolers


2011 PACE Conference, Anaheim – Conflict Resolution in Preschoolers


2011 PACE Conference, Anaheim — Art vs. Craft


2008 CAEYC Annual Conference, Long Beach – Conflict Resolution


2005-2011 Multiple workshops for parents/teachers in Pasadena: Problem Solving, Limit Setting, Being Open to Frustration, Imaginative Play, Separation, Consistency and Follow Through, Trust and Emergent Curriculum, Being at Peace With Yourself, Unconditional Love and Acceptance, Praise vs. Acceptance.